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  1. 1. Register Early & SAVE! presents its 5th annual training conference: See page 7 June 8 - 11, 2009 Sheraton Premiere at Tysons Corner, Vienna, VA By popular demand, “MilLog” moves to June Don’t miss this unique NEW! opportunity to: An exclusive CENTCOM J4 panel Hear DoD priorities and will examine logistics • requirements for logistics support operations in Afghanistan! operations See page 4 for details • Learn how major commands and agencies are preparing for increased activity in Afghanistan • Receive training on revised acquisition and contracting guidelines from DoD authorities Speakers Include: Kevin Billings - Acting Assistant Secretary of the Air Force for Installations, Environment, and Logistics MG Vincent Boles, USA - Assistant Deputy Chief of Staff for Logistics G-4, US Army MG James Hodge, USA - Commanding General, Military Surface Deployment & Distribution Command MG Darren Owens, USA - Director of Logistics J4, National Guard Bureau
  2. 2. Who You Will Meet: IDGA’s Military Logistics Summit 2009 provides unparalleled networking opportunities. Meet hundreds of senior- level professionals from government agencies, military units, contractors, and technology service providers with the following responsibilities: Dear Colleague, Logistics Operations and • Management/ILS/PBL Expanded military operations in Afgh anistan are underway. Materiel Management • As regional priorities change, troo ps and supplies are being deploye d, re-deployed, and moved to support Contracting and Acquisition • expanded military operations. The demand for mission support operations has never been greater. A refle Lean Six Sigma • ction of this is the Army and Marine Corps being aske d to increase their combined forc e by 92,000 Life Cycle Management personnel. • Supply Chain Management • The Administration has demanded that our troops have the “resourc Transportation and Mobility es, support, and equipment they need to protect them • selves and fulfill their mission” and has pledged to support troop movement by incr Research Scientists easing resources for transportat • ion, logistics, and supplies. Its strategy relies on the logistics community’s cap Program Managers acity to equip, • sustain, and support a globally deployed force. Technical Directors • IDGA’s Military Logistics Summit 2009 will provide updated DoD mis Chief/Principal Engineers • sion priorities and the information you need now to ensure global DoD mission success. The event will bring together the Distribution and Deployment • thought leaders and decision-m akers in logistics operations to discuss the latest imp Third Party Logistics Providers lementation strategies and pro • gram initiatives to ensure the flexibili ty and preparedness of our milit ary’s future. Contracting Agencies • Critical topics to be discussed include: • How changing priorities in deployment and distribution will affect the defe nse transportation network • Enh ancing combat unit readiness thro ugh more effective supply chain man agement and optimization processes Join the Military Logistics • Exec uting performance based logistics for more efficient and cost-effective sustainment Group! • Maj or acquisition priorities for essentia l logistics and transportation capa bilities Now you can network with defense Don’t delay - register now at ww logistics professionals and fellow or by calling IDGA customer service at 1-800-882-86 84. attendees before and after the event! Join today at: I look forward to meeting you in June! About IDGA PS: Don miss the CCJ4 ’t The Institute for Defense & panel on logistics Thomas Engelman Government operations in Afghanistan Program Director Advancement IDGA (IDGA) is a non-partisan information (1:55pm on Day One)! based organization dedicated to the promotion of innovative ideas in public service and defense. We bring together speaker panels comprised of military and government professionals while attracting delegates with Very high end, top notch speakers provided current, decision-making power from military, pertinent, and interesting information government and defense industries. For more information, please visit us – Canadian National Defence at Sponsors: 2
  3. 3. Military Logistics University Monday, June 8, 2009 Registration & Coffee 8:45 Track A: Logistics Essentials and Next Track B: Defense Transportation Track C: Logistics Challenges Back by Generation Performance and Solutions popular demand Featuring Sense and Leveraging Automatic Risk-Based Route Planning Performance-Based Logistics 9:30 Real World Respond Examples Logistics Identification Technology for for Sense and Respond Problem Set Efficient Supply Chain Management Logistics Bring your PBL questions and challenges to the table at this This workshop will focus on how to maximize RFID readability This workshop discusses ARCORP, an Adaptive Risk-based one-of-a-kind session. Work through your toughest obstacles in order to improve supply chain system accuracy and Convoy Route Planning decision tool that enables users to plan with a peer group of PBL professionals. This expertly efficiency. missions and minimize risks of attack. facilitated discussion will outline opportunities and potential What will be covered: What will be covered: solution sets to a wide range of PBL issues. New technology and methods to enhance tag readability Overview of a tool that analyzes and fuses social, cultural, What will be covered: • • Standards testing to determine the RFID read fields for case geospatial, and event knowledgebase PBL sustainment • • and pallet loads Research in geospatial and socio-cultural data sources, Training opportunities and challenges • • Manufacturer case studies to best define how to pre-apply collection methods, and knowledge engineering Government and industry partnerships • • tags in the shipping case How you will benefit: Establishing performance metrics • How you will benefit: Apply knowledge from past experience learned from And much more! • Learn how product materials, packaging materials, and historical patterns of dismounted and motorized traffic to • product shape impact readability predict trouble spots in transportation routes Submit your topics to Determine how well reads may occur within a facility or How to represent dynamic events such as traffic conditions, • • Tom Engelman to have maintenance depot route conditions, and attacks in the defense transportation them discussed at this What this research means for you and how you can develop network • year’s event! Email effective and meaningful improvements to your supply chain Dr. Alper Caglayan - Senior Scientist, Milcord LLC Robb Clarke, MBA, PhD - School of Packaging, Auto-ID Testing and Research Center, Michigan State University Lunch 11:30 Automatic Identification Technology JFAST Capabilities Update and Tool Demonstration Defense Transportation Problem Set 12:00 This workshop will focus on the problems of bringing real-time The Joint Flow and Analysis System for Transportation (JFAST) is Come armed with your toughest transportation challenges! visibility to physical objects and processes using RFID. used to determine transportation requirements, perform course- Hear what it takes to support major mobility operations. This What will be covered: of-action analysis, and project delivery profiles of troops and discussion will outline opportunities and potential solution sets Using RFID to achieve real-time visibility equipment by air, land, and sea. This session will focus on the to a wide range of transportation issues. • RFID technology to track products through the supply chain most recent capabilities and enhancements to JFAST What will be covered: • How you will benefit: What will be covered: Terrain obstacles and alternative transportation methods • Discover how simple technological advancements can An overview of the most recent functional capabilities and Benefits and disadvantages of outsourcing military • • • dramatically improve data processing and analysis add-ons to the system transportation Hear actual examples of real time visibility to physical objects A demonstration of the current system and how to leverage Balancing economic constraints with mission effectiveness • • • and processed using RFID new features for better forecasting, scheduling, and planning And many more! • Dr. John Williams - Director, Auto-ID Labs, MIT of transportation resources JFAST Exercise Application for Combatant Command training • exercises How you will benefit: More accurately analyze airlift/sealift transportation • requirements for deploying U.S. forces Model and create alternative transportation plans for “what- • if scenarios” (canal closings, maintenance delays, etc.) More effectively train staff with a cost-effective alternative to • the current GTN Exercise System Case Study of Breakthrough Ralph Alexander - Vice President, Planning and Logistics Technology Division, DPRA Asset Visibility Innovating the Logistics Supply Chain in the Digital Supply Chain Management and Asset Visibility 2:00 2.0 System Update Age Problem Set This interactive Asset Visibility (AV) workshop will demonstrate The traditional view of the military logistics supply chain is a push Asset visibility is critical to providing the right logistics support how the AV application can be used to track assets model, where considerations of process, depot operations and to battlefield commanders. Discuss the hard issues with throughout the logistics pipeline. supply forward are key elements in decision-making. The future experienced practitioners and work through practical solutions What will be covered: warfighter will require a warfighter-centric pull approach where to your challenges. How the application has the ability to track items that are needs are established by the characteristics of the engagement. What will be covered: • on the shelf ready to issue or from the original requisition This session will discuss the implications of warfighters with In-transit visibility and the last tactical mile • How to follow items through the transportation pipeline to inherent social networking tendencies and the impact on the Challenges of ERP integration • • final destination supply chain. Analysis and processing tools to handle increased • The partnership with SDDC and the ability to integrate IRRIS What will be covered: information and data flow. • with the current AV system Approaches to balanced command-and-control policies with • How you will benefit: the new realities of this new generation of warfighters Learn what the latest updates to AV are and how they will Situational awareness systems involving intelligent preparation • • be of direct benefit to your organization of the logistics battlespace as well as the traditional IPB Leverage IRRIS mapping technology to improve asset Research done around Marine logistics in Iraq, parallels with • • tracking through the single AV portal social networking trends in the private sector Submit your topics to Receive hands-on training that will guide you through the How you will benefit: • Tom Engelman to have full range of AV tools Discover the implications of ad hoc resupply • them discussed at this Richard Odden - DLA Leverage digital technology for improved distribution planning • year’s event! Email Hear how parallels with social networking trends in the private • sector apply to defense logistics Dr. Irene Petrick - Professor of Practice and Director, Enterprise Informatics & Integration Center, Penn State AV System Update and Functionality University Improvement Register today! 3
  4. 4. Main Summit Day One Tuesday, June 9, 2009 Registration & Coffee 7:30 Welcome & Opening Remarks 8:15 Keynote Driving Excellence in Global Deployment and Distribution Operations 8:30 MG James Hodge, USA, Commanding General, Military Surface Deployment and Distribution Command Leveraging the Air Force Global Logistics Support Center for Air Force Supply Chain and Sustainment 9:10 New Command Operations Perspective Maj Gen Gary McCoy, USAF, Commander, Air Force Global Logistics Support Center Networking & Refreshment Break 9:50 US Army Logistics Operations to Support and Sustain Global Combat and Stability Missions 10:35 Transformation to Army SALE MG Vincent Boles, USA, Assistant Deputy Chief of Staff for Logistics G-4, US Army Business Transformation Agency Priorities for Efficient and Effective Warfighter Support Activities 11:15 Ms. Kimberly Pisall, Director of Transformation Priorities and Requirements, Business Transformation Agency Lunch 11:55 National Guard Bureau Efforts in Support of Logistics and Readiness 1:15 National Guard Bureau Perspective MG Darren Owens, USA, Director of Logistics J4, National Guard Bureau Overcoming Logistics Challenges in Afghanistan 1:55 Distinguished Panel Overview of major barriers to logistics operations in Afghanistan including lack of infrastructure and terrain obstacles • of CENTCOM Panel Discussion Logistics Directors • Re-emerging trends and pitfalls to avoid from previous operations • Tools, technology, and capabilities for increased mission success LTG (Ret) William Mortensen, USA, Deputy Commander, US Army Materiel Command (2005-2008), Director of Logistics J4, USCENTCOM (2003-2005) MG (Ret) Dennis Jackson, USA, Director of Logistics J4, USCENTCOM (2000-2003) MG (Ret) Brian Geehan, USA, Director of Logistics J4, USCENTCOM (2005-2007) Networking & Refreshment Break 3:00 Track A: Asset Visibility and Supply Track B: Performance Based Logistics Track C: Distribution and Transportation Chain Management AIT-Enabling Technologies C-17 GSP Support: 10+ Years of PBL Air Force Logistics Management 3:30 PM J-AIT in Support of Focused Success, Innovation, and Lessons Agency Support for Air Force Mission Update Logistics, Total Asset Visibility Learned Priorities (TAV), and the Integration of Richard B. (Skip) Whittington, Senior Dr. Dean Golden, Director, Logistics Global Supply Chains Manager, Boeing C-17 GSP Management Agency, US Air Force COL Patrick Burden, USA, Product Manager, PM J-AIT Leveraging BCS3 for Enhanced Materiel Availability Sustainment and Enhancing Expeditionary Logistics 4:10 Logistics Command and Control Support Ed Payne, Vice President, BOH LTC Anthony Evans, USA, Product Mike Osborne, Senior Program Analyst, Environmental Manager, BCS3 Assistant PEO for Logistics, Missiles & Space, US Army International EPCglobal Technology Innovations Logistics Support in 4:50 Perspective Materiel Afghanistan Ian Robertson, Global Industry Availability Development Director, EPCglobal Col (Ret) Shahzada Farrukh Zaman, General Manager, Al-Hamd International Container Terminal End of Main Summit Day 1 5:30 Sponsors: 4
  5. 5. Main Summit Day Two Wednesday, June 10, 2009 Registration & Coffee 7:30 Welcome & Opening Remarks 8:15 Keynote US Air Force’s Initiatives for Excellence in Global Logistics and Mission Support Operations 8:30 Mr. Kevin Billings, Acting Assistant Secretary of the Air Force, Installations, Environment, and Logistics Logistics and Readiness Priorities at the US Coast Guard 9:10 RDML Thomas Ostebo, USCG, Assistant Commandant for Logistics and Engineering, USCG Networking & Refreshment Break 9:50 LOGCAP IV for Efficient Soldier Support 10:35 Mr. Lee Thompson, Executive Director, LOGCAP IV Acquisition Priorities for Logistics Enterprise Systems at the US Army 11:15 Acquisition Perspective Mr. Lee Harvey, Deputy PEO, PEO EIS, US Army Lunch 11:55 TRANSCOM Initiatives for Distribution Asset Visibility 1:15 TRANSCOM Perspective Mr. David Dias, Chief, Asset Visibility, USTRANSCOM ERP Leveraging GCSS-Army in Support of Soldier Readiness and Tactical Logistics Operations 1:55 Implementation COL Jeff Wilson, USA,Program Manager, GCSS-A (F/T) Efforts Networking & Refreshment Break 2:35 Track A: Asset Visibility and Supply Chain Management Track B: Sustainment and Maintenance Depot Level Asset Visibility - AV Remote: The Low Bandwidth solution Letterkenny Army Depot: Sustainment of 3:05 Perspective for the Warfighter Air Defense and Tactical Missile Systems Rick Odden, DLIS, Defense Logistics Agency COL Steven Shapiro, USA, Commanding Officer, Letterkenny DLA AV Update Army Depot In-Transit Visibility of Medical Supplies Fleet Readiness Center East Priorities in 3:45 Support of Sustainment and Readiness Dr. Robert Warner, President, Eigent Technologies Operations Col. David Smith, USMC- Commanding Officer, Fleet Readiness Center East End of Main Summit 4:25 Register today! 5
  6. 6. PBL Master Classes Thursday, June 11, 2009 Take time to delve more deeply into performance-based logistics with some of our most popular PBL educators. Bring your toughest questions and come away with the knowledge you need to address current challenges. Registration & Coffee 7:30 Organizing for the PSI Role 8:00 There are many challenges in developing a comprehensive approach at standing-up a Product Support Integrator (PSI) organization that will sustain a weapon system under a PBL construct. The presenter will discuss his experience with several PBL programs. What will be covered: • Identify all the processes that will be managed by the PSI • Identify the resources employed by the PSI to manage the processes • Create an organization structure Benefits of attending: Crafting an • How to present an approach at organizing for the PSI role that can be approved by leadership effective PSI • How to avoid early stage mistakes that can result in the PSI to fail • How to identify low hanging fruit when converting from a CLS to PSI/PBL sustainment approach Session Leader: Ron Giuntini - Principal, OEM Product Services Performance Based Service Acquisition 10:00 This session will provide you with an in-depth look at DAU’s 7 step process for effective performance based service acquisition. What will be covered: • An overview of the revised DPAP 7 step process • Demonstration of DAU’s service acquisition mall • Best practices in power-by-the hour and partial PBL How you will benefit: • Learn how to better understand all stakeholder needs with effective analysis tools • Accurately define requirements and deliverables to create a more realistic roadmap • Leverage DAU’s best practice database for service code specific examples Update from Session Leader: DAU Lyle Eesley - Program Director for Acquisition Services, DAU Lunch 12:00 Performance Based Forecasting 12:30 What will be covered: Forecasting key performance indicators • • How to identify and plan for life-cycle risks • Modeling and simulation for improved forecasting How you will benefit: • Increase mission readiness while reducing costs • Improve PBL contract profitability Predictive Analysis for • More accurately define outcome metrics Enhanced PBL Session Leader: Profitability COL (Ret) Greg Parlier - Redstone Arsenal Contracting, SAIC System Engineering Gateway to PBL 2:30 What will be covered: Introduction and description of producibility and supportability design-to requirements in a systems engineering context • • Define new metrics – Producibility – Supportability • Examine the Work Breakdown Structure (WBS) as an information node for requirements and features tracking • Describe the interrelationship between these requirements and Total Ownership Cost (TOC) How you will benefit: • Re-engineering systems engineering and product support training to emphasize outcomes management • How to provide logistics requirements to the systems engineers prior to product design start • How all requirements (KPPS, statutory, specified, derived, certification, verification, design considerations, etc) are tracked form source to (and throughout) the system technical baseline and specification tree • How program technical measures are used to determine program progress and status Session Leader: Mike Osborne - Senior Program Analyst, Assistant PEO for Logistics, Missiles & Space, US Army It was great to hear the perspective of the USAF, USA, USN, and Marines and what they’re doing to improve – Lockheed Martin Sponsors: 6
  7. 7. Registration Information Venue & Lodging 5 EASY WAYS TO REGISTER: Sheraton Premiere at Tysons Corner 1 Web: 8661 Leesburg Pike 2 Email: Vienna, VA 22182 3 Phone: 1-800-882-8684 or 646-378-6026 Phone: 703-448-1234 4 Web: Fax: 646-378-6025, 24 hours a day 5 Mail: IDGA IDGA has secured a special room rate of $209 plus applicable taxes, per 535 5th Avenue, 8th Floor, New York, NY 10017 night. For your convenience, this rate is also valid 2 days before and after the event, subject to availability. To benefit from this discounted rate please book your room by calling 1-800-572-7666 no later than Pricing: Friday, May 22nd and quoting group quot;Military Logistics-IDGAquot;. Military, Government Book By Book By Standard & Academia Fri Apr 10 Fri May 8 Price Sponsors: Military Logistics University (Mon Jun 8) $500 $500 $500 Main Summit (Tues-Wed Jun 9-10) $799 $899 $999 PBL Master Classes (Thu Jun 11) $500 $500 $500 Superpass (all 4 days) - Best Deal! $1,499 $1,599 $1,699 Industry Book By Book By Standard Fri Apr 10 Fri May 8 Price Military Logistics University (Mon Jun 8) $500 $500 $500 Main Summit (Tues-Wed Jun 9-10) $999 $999 $999 PBL Master Classes (Thu Jun 11) $500 $500 $500 Superpass (all 4 days) - Best Deal! $1,699 $1,799 $1,899 Team Discounts* Sponsorship & Exhibition Opportunities are Still Number of Attendees Savings of: Available! 3 to 4 10% 5 or more 15% For more information on sponsoring or exhibiting at IDGA’s Military * Discounts apply to registrations submitted together, at the same time. Logistics Summit 2009 please contact Steve Camac at 646-253-5519 Cannot be combined with any other discount. or MAKE CHECKS PAYABLE IN U.S. DOLLARS TO: IDGA A $99 processing charge will be assessed to all registrations not accompanied by credit card payment at the time of registration. Media Partners: * CT residents or people employed in the state of CT must add 6% sales tax. Details for making payment via EFT or wire transfer: JPMorgan Chase Penton Learning Systems LLC dba IQPC: 957-097239 ABA/Routing #: 021000021 Reference: Please include the name of the attendee(s) and the event number: 10399.004 Payment Policy: Payment is due in full at the time of registration and includes lunches, refreshments, and detailed conference materials. Your registration will not be confirmed until payment is received and may be subject to cancellation. Please refer to for cancellation, postponement and substitution policy Special Dietary Needs: If you have a dietary restriction, please contact Customer Service at 1-800-882-8684 to discuss your specific needs. ©2009 IDGA. All Rights Reserved. The format, design, content and arrangement of this brochure constitute a trademark of IDGA. Unauthorized reproduction will be actionable under the Lanham Act and common law principles. Register today! 7