Agenda

I. Emerging DoD and Government Directed Energy Weapon Needs, Initiatives & Opportunities

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MILITARY KEYNOTES

 LIEUTENANT GENERAL THOMAS TRASK, USAF
“USSOCOM DEW Capabilities, Needs and Requirements”
Vice Commander, Headquarters U.S. United States Special Operations Command, (USSOCOM)

 LIEUTENANT GENERAL JERRY “JD” HARRIS, JR., USAF
“Air Force Directed High Energy Weapons Needs & Requirements”
Deputy Chief of Staff for Strategic Plans, Programs, and Requirements, AF/A5-8

 LIEUTENANT GENERAL JON M. DAVIS, USMC
“F-35 Directed High Energy Laser Technologies for Defense”
Deputy Commandant for Aviation,Headquarters Marine Corps

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“Directed Energy Weapons – Policy, Investment Guidance, and Strategic Impacts”
■ DR. WILLIAM CONLEY, SES
Deputy Director, Electronic Warfare, (OUSD(AT&L)/A/Tactical Warfare Systems

“Directed Energy for Air & Missile Defense”
■ MR. DALE MOORE
Chief Engineer, Army Program Executive Office, Missiles & Space (PEO MS)

“Army High Energy Laser Systems for Self Defense”
■ DR. KIP KENDRICK
Chief, High Energy Laser Division, U.S. Army Space and Missile Defense Command, Army Forces Strategic Command Technical Center

“The Viability of DEW for Defense”
■ MS. MICHAELA DODGE
Senior Policy Analyst for Defense and Strategic Issues, The Heritage Foundation (Invited)

“Integration and System Readiness Level Tools for Technology Transition”
■ DR. SEAN ROSS
Lead Laser Weapon Systems Integration Engineer, AFRL/RDLA

“Army Fires DEW Capabilities and Requirements”
■ COL (R) JOHN HAITHCOCK
Director, Fires Battle Lab, Fires Center of Excellence (FCOE)

“DEW Laser Defense Capabilities”
■ DR. MICHAEL PERRY
Vice President, Lasers and Advanced Sensors Division, General Atomics Electromagnetic Systems Group, (GA-EMS)

“AFRL Directed Energy Laser Technology”
■ MR. STERLING BEESON
Air Force Research Laboratory, Directed Energy Directorate, (tentative)

 

II. Emerging High Powered Lethal & Non-Lethal DEW Technologies

“Directed Energy and Missile Defense: Contributions to Stability and Strategic Deterrence”
■ DR. PETER HUESSY
President, GeoStrategic Analysis, Director, Strategic Deterrent Studies of the Mitchell Institute on Aerospace Studies of AFA

“DEW Advanced Non-Lethal Technologies and Capabilities for the Warfighter”
■ MR. DAVID LAW
Technology Division Chief & Chief Scientist, Joint Non-Lethal Weapons Directorate (JNLWD), Dons

“MOOG Emerging DEW Technologies”
■ MR. JOHN HOWAT
Director, Business Development, Vibration and Motion Control, MOOG (tentative)

“Advancements in Directed Energy Technologies for Military Applications”
MR. LIN-WEN WAYNE CHEO
Chief Executive Office, Aria Microwave Systems, Inc. (AMS)

“High Power Microwave Weapons”
■ MR. TODD PUESCHNER
Non-Kinetic Telemetry Systems, Advanced Missile Systems, Raytheon Missile Systems (tentative)

“Changing the Game: The Promise of Directed-Energy Weapons”
■ MR. MARK GUNZINGER
Senior Fellow, Center for Strategic and Budgetary Assessments (CSBA)