27-29 March, 2017
Sheraton Tysons Corner Hotel, Tysons, VA

Main Day Two

8:00 am - 8:45 am Registration & Coffee

8:45 am - 9:00 am Chairperson’s Opening Remarks

9:00 am - 9:45 am KEYNOTE PRESENTATION: Building and Sustaining Readiness to Meet Future Requirements

Major General James Rainey, Commanding General, 3rd Infantry Division,U.S. Army
·· Strategies for integrating armored vehicles equipped
with advanced protection, lethality and mobility to meet
future threats
·· Training and preparing a globally responsive force to
support diverse mission sets
·· Meeting the challenges of complex environments

Major General James Rainey

Commanding General, 3rd Infantry Division
U.S. Army

·· Designing combat vehicles that are resistant to enemy antiarmor
·· Developments of multi-role wheeled vehicle that provides
firepower capability with high levels of protection and mobility
·· Defining user requirements to include rapid deployment over
distance, crew protection, adaptable platforms, lethality and

Colonel William Nuckols

Director, Mounted Requirements
U.S. Army Maneuver Center of Excellence

10:30 am - 10:45 am Morning Networking & Refreshment Break

10:45 am - 11:30 am Leveraging Intelligence Capabilities to Improve Strategic and Tactical Situational Awareness

Jerome Dunn, Program Manager,DARPA
·· Advanced imaging processing technologies and algorithms
to support autonomy enabled systems and counter IEDs
·· Increased sensor interoperability architectures to allow sharing
of sensor data between combat vehicles ad other platforms
·· Integrating a platform with multi-spectral protection

Jerome Dunn

Program Manager

11:45 am - 12:30 pm The French Scorpion Program and Armored Warfare

Major General Bernard Barrera, Deputy Chief of Staff for Plans, Programs and Acquisition,French Army


Major General Bernard Barrera

Deputy Chief of Staff for Plans, Programs and Acquisition
French Army

12:30 pm - 1:30 pm Networking Luncheon

2:15 pm - 3:00 pm Increase Maneuverability and Performance with Joint Light Tactical Vehicle (JLTV)

·· Performing multiple mission roles while providing
protected, sustained, and networked mobility for
·· Acquisition strategy for future technology updates and
·· Production schedule of the JLTV and test and
evaluation update

3:00 pm - 3:15 pm Afternoon Networking & Refreshment Break

3:15 pm - 4:00 pm Leveraging Research and Technology to Integrate Unmanned Ground Combat Systems to Advance Armored Vehicles

Colonel Colonel Jim "Jinx" Jenkins, Director of Science, Technology and Experiment Divisions,Marine Corps Warfighting Laboratory
·· Collaborative defense strategies allow shared protection
across multiple manned and unmanned vehicles
·· Enabling more stow kills with larger caliber weapon
systems by utilizing advanced autonomous wingman
lethality systems

Colonel Colonel Jim "Jinx" Jenkins

Director of Science, Technology and Experiment Divisions
Marine Corps Warfighting Laboratory

4:00 pm - 4:45 pm PANEL DISCUSSION: Industry Developments and Effective Approaches to Working with End User

Dive into a discussion with key solution providers identifying
key areas of focus and latest developments. Streamlining
communication and cooperation with the end user to ensure
positioning and customer satisfaction. Best practices for
addressing user requirements along with interactive Q&A.

4:45 pm - 5:00 pm Closing Remarks