January 29-31, 2020 |Washington, D.C.

2019 Presentations

Hydrogen Fuel Cell Technology and Its Military Applications

Hydrogen Fuel Cell Technology and Its Military Applications

  • Discussion of accomplishments involving a commercially based fuel cell electric vehicle evaluation
  • Discussion of benefits of hydrogen fuel cells offer and the challenges that need to be overcome
  • Broad applications of fuel cell technology in the military

Kevin Centeck, Fuel Cell Technologies Team Lead, Ground Vehicle Power & Mobility, TARDEC

Reducing Energy Demands to Ensure Success in Multi-Domain Operations

Reducing Energy Demands to Ensure Success in Multi-Domain Operations

Presentation by Colonel Christopher Corizzo, Chief, Sustainment Division ARCIC, US Army 

  • Multi-Domain Operations
  • Modernization Priorities/Army Futures Command
  • Demand Reduction
Using Modeling & Simulation to Assess Operational Energy and Inform S&T Investments

Using Modeling & Simulation to Assess Operational Energy and Inform S&T Investments

Presentation by Brian A. Ernst, Team Lead, Operational & Trade Space Analysis, TARDEC, US Army

  • Operational Energy Analysis Taskforce (OEATF)
  • M&S Capabilities and Developed Scenarios
  • Example Analyses


Operational Energy Analysis Support Using CBI Analysis Tools

Operational Energy Analysis Support Using CBI Analysis Tools

Presentation by Raymond Folden, Product Director, Contingency Base Infrastructure, PEO CS & CSS, U.S. Army

  • What CBI Does
  • CBI Desktop Analysis Tool (Mini-Model)
  • Whole System Trades Analysis Tool (WSTAT)
  • System of System Analysis Toolkit (SoSAT)
Fueling More Fight Through Innovative Energy Solutions

Fueling More Fight Through Innovative Energy Solutions

Presentation by Roberto Guerrero, Deputy Assistant Secretary Operational Energy, U.S. Air Force

  • Operational Energy & the Tyranny of Distance 
  • Defense Strategy, Air Force Priorities, and OE Goals
  • Operations Planning & Execution Solutions
  • Fusing Operational and Maintenance Data
  • Innovative Energy Solutions for New and Legacy Aircraft
DLA Battery Network “BATTNET”: Emerging Battery Technologies Supporting Operational Energy

DLA Battery Network “BATTNET”: Emerging Battery Technologies Supporting Operational Energy

Presentation by Matt Hutchens, Program Manager, Defense Logistics Agency.

  • DLA Overview
  • DLA Strategic Plan
  • DLA Research & Development (R&D)
  • DLA R&D Battery Network (BATTNET)
  • BATTNET Operational Energy (OE) Focus Areas
  • Emerging Battery Technologies Supporting OE
  • Bipolar lead acid batteries
  • Solid state electrolyte batteries
  • Advanced production methods for enhancing battery performance
Tactical Power and Energy Solutions Supporting the Soldier Lethality Cross-Functional Team

Tactical Power and Energy Solutions Supporting the Soldier Lethality Cross-Functional Team

Presentation by Lauren Marzocca, Chemical Engineer, Soldier Power Development Team, CERDEC, US Army

  • Soldier Lethality CFT overview
  • Integrated Visual Augmentation System (IVAS) power assessment and potential solutions
  • Next Generation Squad Weapon (NGSW) power assessment and potential solutions

Mobile Nuclear Power Plants for Ground Operations

Mobile Nuclear Power Plants for Ground Operations

Presentation by Juan Vitali, Chief Strategist for HQDA G-4, US Army

  • DSB Key Recommendations
  • Review: PESTEL Analysis Summary
  • Topics of Potential Concern and Mitigation