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about the 2013 Symposium

The Association of the United States Army’s Institute of Land Warfare (AUSA ILW) held an unclassified Army Aviation symposium for members of industry and the military community at the Gaylord National Hotel and Convention Center at National Harbor, MD, on 9-11 January 2013.The theme for the 2013 event was “Future of Army Aviation.”

The two-day event included participation from the U.S. Army Aviation Center of Excellence and Ft. Rucker, the U.S. Army Program Executive Office Aviation, and the U.S. Army Aviation and Missile Command.

 

Wednesday, 9 // January 2013

  • 1300 - 1700

    REGISTRATION

Thursday, 10 // January 2013

  • 0700 - 1800

    REGISTRATION

Friday, 11 // January 2013

  • 0700 - 1330

    REGISTRATION

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Thursday, 10 // January 2013

  • 0700 - 1800

    REGISTRATION

  • 0700 – 0800

    Coffee Service

  • 0800 – 0805

    SYMPOSIUM ADMINISTRATION, SAFETY, SECURITY

    Mr. Alex Brody
    Assistant Director, Industry Affairs
    Association of the United States Army

  • 0805 - 0810

    INTRODUCTION

    GEN Gordon R. Sullivan
    United States Army Retired
    President
    Association of the United States Army


    BG Howard W. Yellen
    United States Army Retired
    Senior Vice President
    Army Aviation Association of America

  • 0810 - 0855

    PRESENTATION

    GEN Robert W. Cone
    Commanding General
    United States Army Training and Doctrine Command

  • 0855 - 0905

    GUEST SPEAKER

    MR. AVETIS IOANNISYAN
    Program Manager, Rotary Wing
    ITT Exelis

  • 0900 - 1800

    EXHIBIT HALL OPEN

  • 0905 - 1020

    PANEL DISCUSSION

    “Industry Leader Perspective of Army Aviation: Technology, Production, Government Support"

    Panel Moderator:
    Mr. Fred Downey
    Vice President, National Security
    Aerospace Industries Association

    Panel Members:
    Ms. Leanne Caret
    Vice President and General Manager,
    Vertical Lift Division
    Boeing

    Mr. Sam Mehta
    President
    Sikorsky Military Systems

    Mr. Paul Elliott
    Vice President, Army Programs, National Security & Space Group
    AgustaWestland North America

    Mr. Robert Hastings
    Chief of Staff and Senior Vice President
    Bell Helicopter

    Mr. Scott Rettig
    Chief Executive Officer
    AgustaWestland North America

    Mr. Mike Miller
    Executive Director, Army, Air Force, and Special Operations Business Development
    Bell Helicopter

    BG Steve Mundt
    United States Army Retired
    Vice President, Business Development
    EADS North America

  • 1020 - 1050

    REFRESHMENT BREAK

    Exhibit Hall

  • 1050 - 1100

    GUEST SPEAKER

    Ms. Jennifer Jensen
    Vice President, Business Development
    Sierra Nevada Corporation

  • 1100 - 1200

    PANEL DISCUSSION

    “Technology Development: Now, Pending, Future”

    Panel Moderator:
    BG Peter Palmer
    United States Army Retired
    Director, EDGE Innovation Network
    General Dynamics

    Panel Members:
    Ms. Mary Miller

    Acting Deputy Assistant Secretary Research and Technology
    Office of the Assistant Secretary of the Army

    Mr. Mark F. Miller
    Vice President of Research and Engineering
    Sikorsky Aircraft

    Mr. Chris Van Buiten
    Vice President of Technology and Innovation
    Sikorsky Aircraft

    Mr. Phil Dunford
    VP/GM, Operating Executive
    Boeing Military Aircraft

    Dr. Inder Chopra Director
    Alfred Gessow Rotorcraft Center

    Mr. Dan Gobel
    President, Electronic Systems
    BAE Systems

  • 1200 - 1330

    LUNCH - Exhibit Hall

  • 1330 - 1445

    PANEL DISCUSSION

    “Aviation in the Fight: At Home and Down Range”
    Commanders-Active, Guard, Reserve

    Panel Moderator:
    BG Tom Goedkoop
    United States Army Retired
    Principal
    Booz Allen Hamilton

    Panel Members:
    COL Frank M. Muth
    Director of Materiel
    Office of the Deputy Chief of Staff, G-8

    COL John W. Thompson
    CSA Strategic Studies Group
    Former Commander
    160th Special Operations Aviation Regiment (Airborne)

    COL Michael Claybourne
    Brigade Commander
    United States Army Reserve

    COL John O. Payne
    Commander, 77th Aviation Brigade 
    Army National Guard

  • 1445 - 1515

    REFRESHMENT BREAK

    Exhibit Hall

  • 1515 - 1525

    GUEST SPEAKER

    Mr. Bob Kenneally
    Director, Army Programs
    UTC Aerospace Systems

     

  • 1510 - 1630

    PANEL DISCUSSION

    “Future Army Aviation: Leveraging the Warrant Officer Community”

    Panel Moderator:
    CW5 Robert L. Huffman
    United States Army Retired
    Aviation Research Analyst
    Nova Technologies

    Panel Members:
    CW5 Michael L. Reese
    Chief Warrant Officer of the Aviation Branch
    U.S. Army Aviation Center of Excellence

    CW5 David Williams
    Warrant Officer Education Program Manager
    Office of the Deputy Chief of Staff for Operations, G-3

    CW5 Steven Rosini
    HQDA Standardization Officer
    HQDA G-3/5/7, Aviation Directorate(DAMO-AV)

    CW5 Jon D. Larue
    Aviation Division, G3/5/7

    CW5 Mark Riddle
    HQDA UH-60 Synchronization Staff Officer (SSO)
    DCS G-8 DAPR-FDV

    CW5 Robert D. Witzler
    Chief Warrant Officer
    Army Special Operations Aviation Command

     

  • 1625 - 1800

    RECEPTION

    Exhibit Hall

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NOTE: All participants/speakers are on an invited basis only and subject to change.

Friday, 11 // January 2013

  • 0700 - 1330

    REGISTRATION

  • 0700 – 0800

    Coffee Service

  • 0800 - 0805

    INTRODUCTION

    GEN Gordon R. Sullivan
    United States Army Retired
    President
    Association of the United States Army

  • 0805 - 0845

    Panel Discussion

    “Maintaining Contact: ARSOF and Conventional Force Aviation"

    Panel Moderator:
    MG Jeff Schloesser
    United States Army Retired
    President
    Jeff Schloesser Consulting

    Panel Members:
    COL Clayton Hutmacher
    Commander
    US Army Special Operations Aviation Command (Airborne)

    COL Daniel E. Williams
    Director of Aviation, G-3/5/7
    U.S. Army Forces Command

    COL Terry “TJ” Jamison
    Commander
    82nd Combat Aviation Brigade

    COL John R. Evans
    Commander
    160th Special Operations Aviation Regiment (Airborne)

  • 0845 - 0855

    GUEST SPEAKER

    Mr. Mike Kraft
    Senior Vice President and General Manager
    Lycoming Engines

  • 0900 - 1330

    EXHIBIT HALL OPEN

  • 0855 - 1000

    PANEL DISCUSSION

    "Program Execution for Future Army Aviation"

    Panel Moderator:
    BG James R. Moran
    United States Army Retired
    Vice President, Army Systems
    The Boeing Company

    Panel Members:
    MG Lynn A. Collyar
    Commanding General
    United States Army Aviation and Missile Command

    MG William T. Crosby
    Program Executive Officer, Aviation

    MG Robert S. Ferrell
    Commanding General
    United States Army Communications-Electronics Command

    BG E.J Sinclair
    United States Army Retired
    Chief Executive Officer
    Science and Engineering Services

  • 1000 - 1030

    Refreshment Break

    Exhibit Hall

  • 1030 - 1130

    Panel Discussion

    “View from the E-ring”

    Panel Moderator:
    LTG Guy C. Swan
    United States Army Retired
    Vice President of Education
    AUSA

    Panel Members:
    LTG James O. Barclay III
    Deputy Chief of Staff, G-8
    United States Army

    LTG William N. Phillips
    Military Deputy/Director, Army Acquisition Corps
    Office of the Assistant Secretary of the Army
    (Acquisition, Logistics and Technology)

    COL Patrick E. Tierney
    Director of Aviation
    G-3/5/7

    Mr. John Wason
    Professional Staff Member
    House Armed Services Committee

  • 1130 - 1230

    PANEL DISCUSSION

    PRESENTATION MODERATOR
    GEN Louis C. Wagner
    Senior Fellow
    Association of the United States Army

    “Commandant’s Cockpit Perspective”

    Panel Members:
    MG Kevin W. Mangum
    Commanding General
    Aviation Center of Excellence and Fort Rucker

  • 1230 - 1240

    CLOSING REMARKS

    GEN Gordon R. Sullivan
    United States Army Retired
    President
    Association of the United States Army

  • 1240 - 1330

    LUNCH

  • 1330

    Departure

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NOTE: All participants/speakers are on an invited basis only and subject to change.