Qioptiq logo Raytheon Global MilSatCom

THE NINETEENTH CONFERENCE

THE NINETEENTH CONFERENCE ON INTERNATIONAL DEFENSE COOPERATION

Hilton Resort San Diego
1775 East Mission Bay Drive, San Diego, CA 92109
Tel: 1-619-276-4010 Fax: 1-619-275-8944

Conference Co-Chairs

C4ISR and Defense Transformation

Conference Co-Chairs Bruce Bade, Director Pacific Armaments Cooperation, OUSD (AT&L) & MAJGEN Simon Willis, Head, Australian Defense Staff, Embassy of Australia, Washington, DC
Monday 22nd March
0800-0805
Introductions of the Co-Chairs
0805-0850
Transforming Defense Systems
* LTGEN. Edward Hanlon, Jr. USMC, Commander, Marine Corps Combat Development Command
0850-0920
C4I Status Report
* Dennis Bauman, PEO, C4I
0920-0940
C4I Status Report – Singapore
* COL. Ravinder Singh, Head, Joint Communications and Information Systems, Singapore
0940-0955
BREAK
0955-1030
Defense Transformation and Lessons from Iraq
* MGen. Robert Mixon, USA, Dep.Dir./Chief of Staff, Futures Ctr, HQ TRADOC
* COL. Aleksandra Rohde, National Guard ,former Military Assistant to Advisor to Min. of Interior,Iraq
Moderator: A. Vance Renfroe, President, Minuteman Institute for National Defense Studies
1030-1110
International Cooperation Initiatives
* CAPT James M. Fordice, USN, PACOM J6 – “Coalition Communication Interoperability Guide (CCIG)/Pacific Endeavor(PE)”
* COL Genaro J. Dellarocco, Project Manager, Force Projection, U.S. Army
* Rino Pivirotto, Deputy Director, NIPO
Moderator: Marvin Leibstone, North American Editor, Monch
1110-1125
BREAK
1125-1230
C4ISR and Transformation – International Perspectives Roundtable
* BGEN. Jose D’Antin, Defense Cooperation Attache, Embassy of France
* CAPT. (ITN) Nunzio Iacomino, Assistant Defense & Defense Cooperation Attache, Embassy of Italy
* Maik Kammermann, FRG Director and Liaison, US Army Communications-Electronics Command
* COL. Koo, Yeon-Deog, PhD, Defense R&D Attache, Embassy of the Republic of Korea
Moderator: Frank Cevasco, Vice President, Hicks & Associates, Inc.
1230-1355
Luncheon – Imperatives for Transformation
* ADM Edmund Giambastiani, USN, Commander, Joint Forces Command
Moderator: Dr. Hans Binnendijk, Director, Ctr. for Tech. & National Security, National Defense University
1400-1500
C4ISR in Missile Defense Panel
* Aaron B. Fuller, III, VP and General Manager, Computer Sciences Corporation, Chairman and CEO, Incat
* Stephen D. Nordel, Director, DoD Space, Raytheon Space and Airborne Systems
* Richard A Ritter, Deputy Program Director, Battle Management Command and Control, Missile Defense Agency
Moderator: Peter Varnish, TRM Ltd
1500-1600
C4ISR in UAV’s Panel
* Deborah Furey, Project Manager, SWARM UAV, NSWC, Carderock Division
* Richard Peel, NUTEC Project Manager, NAVSEA/NUWC Division Keyport
* John C. Porter, Manager, Business Development, General Atomics Aeronautical Systems, Inc.
* Ed Walby, Defense Missions Systems, Northrop Grumman
Moderator: Harrison Donnelly, Editor, Military Information Technology
1700-1800
Innovative Ship Designs
* Robert Clifford, Chairman and CEO, Incat
* Craig L. Schnappinger, P.E., Director Ship Systems Programs, Lockheed Martin NESS
* John Warbey, Managing Director, FBM Babcock Marine Ltd.
Moderator: Peter Varnish, TRM Ltd.
1800-2000
Conference Reception

Tuesday, 23rd March
0830-0900
CTO Status Report
* A. Adele Ratcliff, Program Manager, Defense Acquisition Challenge Program, Comparative Testing Office
0900-1000
C4ISR – Role of the SME and International Technology Clusters
* Canadian Commercial Corporation
* Greg Stein, President, Defcomm
* Michael R. Stiteler, Advanced Technology Institute
1000-1015
BREAK
1015-1115
C4ISR Technology Enablers
* VADM Don Chalmers AO RANR (Ret), Chairman, CEA Technologies
* Timothy Hall, Director, Information Assurance Operation, General Dynamics Decision Systems
* Dr. Stephen Lubard, Technical Director, Office of Naval Research
* Frank McGhee, Vice President, Ericsson, Inc.

Back to article list