Agenda

Phase I Agenda

Speakers and topics subject to change.

Maritime | Tuesday, April 13th | 1300–1530 EDT REGISTER NOW

Sponsored by Peraton

Develop insights into what the Navy needs from industry with regards to the Unmanned Campaign Framework, the Navy and Marine Corps’ strategy for incorporating unmanned systems as an integral part of warfighting.

Keynote | Unmanned Campaign Framework

  • VADM Michael Moran, Principal Military Deputy, Office of the Assistant Secretary (Research, Development and Acquisition), U.S. Navy

Fireside Chat | Unmanned Campaign Framework

  • RDML Casey Moton, Program Executive Office, Unmanned and Small Combatants, U.S. Navy
  • RADM James Pitts, Director, Warfare Integration, N9I, Office of the Chief of Naval Operations, U.S. Navy
  • Jim Thomsen, President, Seaborne Defense (Moderator)

Industry Panel | Discussion on Unmanned Campaign Framework

  • Nevin Carr, Vice President, Navy Strategic Account Executive, Leidos
  • Mike Novak, Director, Naval Aviation Programs, Northrop Grumman Corporate
  • Tom Reynolds, Senior Director of Business Development for Unmanned Systems, Huntington Ingalls Industries
  • Jim Thomsen, President, Seaborne Defense (Moderator)

Air | Wednesday, April 14th | 1300–1500 EDT REGISTER NOW

Obtain a preview into trends in unmanned systems across the DoD in terms of types of systems, funding, and priorities. Gather insights from government experts providing spotlight sessions and reviews of key programs.

Keynote | Trends in Unmanned Systems across the DoD

  • DASD(A) Christopher O'Donnell, Acting Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for Acquisition, U.S. Department of Defense

Spotlight Session | Future Vertical Lift Cross Functional Team UAS Overview

  • Major Ryan Greenawalt, Future Unmanned Aircraft System (FUAS) Integrator, Future Vertical Lift Cross Functional Team (FVL CFT), U.S. Army

Spotlight Video| U.S. DoD Unmanned Systems Budget Report

  • David Klein, Research Analyst, AUVSI

Spotlight Session | Recent Successes and Future View of Unmanned Aviation and Strike Weapons Program

  • RADM Brian Corey, Program Executive Officer for Unmanned Aviation and Strike Weapons, U.S. Navy

Ground | Thursday, April 15th | 1300–1530 EDT REGISTER NOW

Learn about the vision behind key ground programs and get a glimpse into the future state possibilities for initiatives such as Project Convergence. Follow up with a panel discussion on commercial market trends in autonomy, looking at developments for on-road autonomy and perspectives on ways this technology and lessons-learned apply to off-road autonomy. Close out the day with an insightful demo of AUVSI’s DoD Budget Report.

Keynote | Project Convergence Overview and Update

  • MG Ross Coffman, Director, Next-Generation Combat Vehicle (NGCV) Cross-Functional Team, U.S. Army Futures Command

Industry Panel | Commercial Market Trends in Autonomy

  • Jim Adler, Managing Director, Toyota AI Ventures
  • Tarik Bolat, CEO, WaveSense
  • Gretchen Effgen, Vice President of Marketing, Motional
  • Dan Ratliff, Founder and Partner, Fontinalis Partners
  • Tom Ryden, Executive Director, MassRobotics (Moderator)

Industry Analysis | DoD Unmanned Systems Budget Report and AUVSI Unmanned Systems & Robotics Database

  • David Klein, Research Analyst, AUVSI