Conference Chairman

Major General (USA-ret) Douglas C. Crissman

Former Deputy Commanding General of U.S. Army Central (USARCENT)
Former Director, Mission Command Center of Excellence, Fort Leavenworth, Kansas

Keynote Speakers

Brigadier General Geoff Norman, USA

Next Generation Combat Vehicles Cross Functional Team

Major General Robert Collins, USA

Deputy for Acquisition and Systems Management Office
Assistant Secretary of the Army (Acquisition, Logistics and Technology)

BGen Mark Clingan

Assistant Deputy Commandant
Combat Development and Integration
Deputy Commanding General
Marine Corps Combat Development Command

Senior Military and Government Speakers

Brigadier Gen Barry (British Army Ret)

U.S. Department of the Army International Institute of Strategic Studies

Mike McCarthy

Deputy Director & Program Manager
U.S. DoD Close Combat Lethality Task Force (CCLTF)

Col Timothy Hough, USMC

Program Manager, Advanced Amphibious Assault (PM AAA)
The United States Marine Corps

Jon Ludwigson

Contracting and National Security Acquisitions Government Accountability Office (GAO)

Lieutenant Colonel Alfredo Romero

Program Manager, Special Operations Forces
Acquisition Technology & Logistics (Family of Special Operations Vehicles) (FOSOV), USSOCOM

Major Marc Jason

Armor Threat Integration
Foreign Intelligence Technology, U.S. Army G-2

Joe Pipczynski

Vice President

LTC Paul Santamaria

USA, Product Manager
Medium Caliber Ammunition (PM MAS), Joint Program Executive Office for Armaments and Ammunition

Duane Stefaniak

Deputy Chief of Foreign Intelligence Technology (DAMI-FI)
Office of the Deputy Chief of Staff G-2, Department of the Army

LTC (USA-ret) Stuart Hatfield

Chief Robotics Branch
HQDA Force Development Directorate, Army G-8

Mr. Bob Wolfinger

Acting Deputy
PEO STRI (Simulation, Training and Instrumentation)

Dr. Stuart H. Young

Program Manager
DARPA Tactical Technology Office (TTO)

Lee Robinson

Advanced Energy and Materials Portfolio
Defense Innovation Unit (DIU)

Special Industry Guest Speakers and Panelists

Pat Acox

Defense Growth Lead

Chris Caldbeck

Program Management
Collins Aerospace

Ron Dauk

Program Manager Boeing, Directed Energy Systems
Boeing, Directed Energy Systems

Beau Gailey

Executive VP
TAG (The Armored Group)

Ted Maciuba

P.E., Consultant, Robotics, AI and Technology, Former Deputy Director
Maciuba Consulting LLC, Army Robotics Requirements, MCDID

Patrick McCormack

Senior Principal Systems Engineer
Raytheon Missiles & Defense

Joshua Moo

Survivability and Lethality Manager
American Rheinmetall Vehicles

Maj Gen (USA-ret) Kent Savre

Senior Director Precision Weapons
Northrop Grumman Armament Systems

Col Warren Sponsler (USA-ret)

Senior Director, Strategic Growth and Communications
The National Advanced Mobility Consortium, Inc.

Greg Woods

A-PNT systems,
Collins Aerospace