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This year's event will emphasize the following key issues:
- Updates and plans on the Littoral Combat Ship, DDG-1000, Virginia Class Submarine, DDG-51 Destroyer, Unmanned Vehicles & Amphibious Ships
- Appropriated funding
- Marine Corps input to the Naval Transformation Roadmap
- The developing needs of the fleet 10-15 years down the road

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  1. 1. Get the latest update from the Presents a Training Conference… Congressional Budget Office! Future Naval December 7 – 9 , 2009 • Washington, D.C. Metro Area Summit TM Building Partnerships to Address the Operational Challenges of the Navy This unique conference has in-depth discussions on: • The most pressing and long-term • Direction of the QDR and naval requirements analyzing the Navy’s plan • Strategies on reducing total • And much more! ownership costs Meet key decision-makers and hear top-notch speakers including: BGen Walter L. Miller, Jr., USMC CAPT Michael Jabaley, USN Director, Capabilities Development Program Manager, Virginia Directorate, Marine Corps Combat Class Submarine Program Development Command Office CAPT Paul Siegrist, USN Dr. Eric Labs Program Manager, Unmanned Principal Analyst for Naval Vehicle Program Office Weapons & Forces, Congressional Budget Office CAPT R. L. Tindal, USN Deputy, Surface Ships, Surface Warfare Hear the challenges and priorities on specific Navy programs, including LCS, DDG-1000, and DDG-51! Media Partners: Register Today! Call Andrew Drummond at 416-597-4728 or email
  2. 2. Who You Will Meet: IDGA’s Future Naval Plans and Requirements is a forum on the Future Naval many changes the US Navy is facing now and in the next 20 years. You will have the unique opportunity to interact and network with senior level professionals from military units, Summit TM government agencies, contractors and technology service providers. Dear Colleague, Attendees will include military, government, academic, and private The 21st Century Fleet sets the stag e for tremendous increases in nav sector leaders with a variety of precision, reach, and connectivity; al however, uncertainty about future responsibilities, including: and questions about budgets and plans affordability cloud discussion and to hamper possibilities. threaten • Acquisition • Research and Development To help clarify the uncertainty, IDG A’s Future Naval Plans and • Naval Engineering Requirements Summit focuses on the long-term requirements of the • Policy and opportunities for immediate and Navy future acquisition and participatio • Naval Operations key programs. n in • Program Management Positioned shortly before the release of the Quadrennial Defense Review the conference will provide a foru , m to analyze what the QDR means Navy’s long-term plan and what spe for the About IDGA cific requirements will be for the flee developing needs. t’s The Institute for Defense & This year’s event will emphasize Government • Upd the following key issues: Advancement (IDGA) is a non- ates and plans on the Littoral Com bat Ship, DDG-1000, Virginia partisan information based Class Submarine, DDG-51 Destroy er, Unmanned Vehicles and organization dedicated to the Amphibious Ships • App promotion of innovative ideas in ropriated funding public service and defense. We bring • Mar ine Corps input to the Naval Tran together speaker panels comprised • The sformation Roadmap developing needs of the fleet 10- of military and government 15 years down the road professionals while attracting Join us this December 7 – 9, 200 delegates with decision-making 9, as IDGA’s Future Naval Plans & Requirements Summit delivers insig power from military, government and ht on the latest developments in Naval Operations. US defense industries. Don’t miss this great opportunity to network and forge new partnerships solutions within this innovative com and munity – reserve your place among stakeholders. Register yourself and the your team today by calling 416-597 -4728. “The lineup of speakers was nothing less than excellent, and I I look forward to seeing you in Dec ember! was pleased to hear fresh and relevant topic coverage… the Very Respectfully, organization of the agenda and selection of the speakers was top P Don forget to .S. ’t notch. I had considered a sign up for the competing conference two Shipbuilding and weeks prior to the IDGA event. Michelle Cardinal We are happy that I chose the Program Director, IDGA Support Focus Day IDGA event.” See p. 3 for details. – Tim Meyerhoff, LG Iris Technology Division Register Today! Call Andrew Drummond at 416-597-4728 or email 2
  3. 3. Support Focus Day ShipBuilding Support Focus Day Monday, December 7, 2009 ShipBuilding Sign up for this in-depth and interactive Focus Day examining the latest technologies and best practices that support maritime ship building and upkeep. During a training workshop, you can expect smaller, classroom-style sessions and in-depth discussions with the class leaders and fellow attendees. 7:30am – 8:00am Registration and Coffee Applied maritime science & technology! 8:00am – 10:00am Future Direction on Structures & Materials A ship must be able to resist combat air and underwater explosions and What will be covered: also be capable of multi-mission roles in a multi-theater environment. To • The analysis and development to protect against combat threats and meet these goals, the U.S. Navy, shipbuilders, industry, and academia peacetime hazards collaborate on structure and material innovations. This workshop will focus • Concepts, large scale testing, and design analysis methods to ensure on the overall design and integrity of naval ships as well as ship and stronger, lighter, more reliable ships and submarines weapon systems. This includes full spectrum research, development, testing, • Development and fleet support in metals, corrosion, welding, coatings, and in-service engineering concerning. elastomers, polymers, ceramics, composites, batteries, fluids, fire protection and RADIAC How you will benefit: • Learn how certain materials and technologies improve the performance of Session Leader: ships Stephen D. Roush, Carderock Division Technical Director (acting), Naval • Conduct and assess full scale shock trials on at-sea systems and Surface Warfare Center components In-depth group discussions on your shipbuilding concerns and challenges! 10:15am – 12:15pm Impact of the Latest Shipbuilding Plan This workshop will concentrate on the U.S. Navy shipbuilding program and • Find out what is next in shipbuilding, and why your organization should will include the USCG Deepwater Program. This includes the near and long- care term challenges faced by both the Navy’s operational commitments and mission needs as they relate to the dwindling shipyard industrial base in the What will be covered: United States. This workshop will also cover what is needed to accomplish • The current congressional five year shipbuilding program critical missions with the minimum essential capabilities and in the most • Adequately fulfilling all of the mission needs around the world efficient and cost effective manner possible. • Quality ships on schedule and within the extremely tight cost parameters How you will benefit: Session Leader: • Learn about the restart of specific programs CAPT R. Bruce Woodruff, USN (Ret) President, Richmond Consulting • Understand the needs of the newer ship classes Group 12:15pm – 1:15pm Luncheon Obtain vital information to avoid the number one cause of cost driver overruns! 1:15pm – 3:15 pm Future Planning – Modernization Efforts As we approach the second decade of the 21st Century, it is critical that • Learn the best times to make design changes on new ship classes American shipyards building US Navy ships eliminate cost overruns and delivery delays on new ship classes. Cost-schedule problems appear to be What will be covered: systemic in complex programs such as navy shipbuilding for several reasons, • New technologies such as production simulation or digital manufacturing such as navy shipbuilding is generally low production and the mission is • How technologies have the potential to enable American shipyards to often not completely refined. dramatically lower cost and schedule risks How you will benefit: Session Leader: • Take advantage of the production experience curve to gain the production Bryan Miller, President, Atlantic Enterprise Solutions knowledge required for effective process control 3:30pm – 5:30pm Hands-on training with demonstrated tools! Ship Upkeep & Maintenance The workshop will cover the complexities and the current methodologies What will be covered: being employed to assist with associated decisions in upkeep and • Technology refreshment and insertion process maintenance. In addition, two Navy sponsored tools will be used to • The process for technology refreshment and insertion to address both demonstrate improved capabilities for fully understanding the decision obsolescence and capability improvements to our platforms process and possible implications associated with analyzing the variety of • The resource planning associated with shipyards, trade resources, and alternatives. variable scheduling constraints required to dynamically manage, optimize and cost the composite shipyard resource base. How you will benefit: • Learn a strong understanding of the complexities of upkeep and Session Leader: maintenance Galen Plunkett, President, ASSETT, Inc. • Understand ways to better address the dynamic nature of these topics • Learn potential methodologies for improving associated decisions Register Today! Call Andrew Drummond at 416-597-4728 3
  4. 4. Main Conference Day 1 Main Conference Day 2 Tuesday, December 8, 2009 Wednesday, December 9, 2009 7:15 Registration and Coffee 7:30 Registration and Coffee 8:00 Chairperson’s Welcome and Opening Remarks 8:05 Chairperson’s Opening Remarks 8:15 Evolving Requirements Direction for the Littoral 8:15 Marine Corps Plans & Requirements Brown Water Combat Ship •Marine input to the Naval Transformation Roadmap Keynote • Littoral Combat Ship today and opportunities for tomorrow •How the Navy & Marine Corp are working in tandem to deal • Changing threats and newly formed mission requirements with tomorrow’s threats • Spiral development and concepts to benefit the enterprise BGen Walter L. Miller, Jr., USMC, Director, Capabilities Development CAPT R. L. Tindal, USN, Deputy, Surface Ships, Surface Warfare Directorate Marine Corps Combat Development Command 9:00 New Technologies for the DDG-1000 Destroyer 9:00 Next Generation Integrated Power System for Next • DDG-1000 program status and prime missions Generation Weapons and Sensors Next Gen Power • Transitioning production technologies to reduce cost •Future vision and technology development roadmap CAPT James Syring, USN, Program Manager, DDG-1000 •Producing affordable power solutions for future combatants Program Office CAPT Lynn Petersen, USN, Deputy Director, Electric Ships Office, PMS-320 9:45 Networking Break CAPT David Kiel, USN, Program Manager, Surface Directed Energy Programs, NAVSEA 10:30 Development Updates: Virginia Class Program Networking Break Submarine • Reducing total life-cycle costs to benefit the bottom line 9:45 Force • Making the acquisition system more efficient, responsive, and timely 10:30 NSWC Crane’s Leadership Role in Future CAPT Michael Jabaley, USN, Program Manager, Virginia Class Requirements Submarine Program Office •Relevant solutions for warfighters •Harnessing the power of technology 11:15 Future Aviation Requirements CAPT Charles LaSota, USN, Commander, Naval Surface Warfare • Updates on engineering and development testing requirements Center, Crane • Balancing current and future readiness for the fleet CAPT CJ Jaynes, USN, Program Manager, Air Traffic Control & 11:15 Naval Safety & Security Requirements Ship Board Weapons Landing Systems/Combat Identification Systems • Explosive Safety & security policy • Fleet requirements & issues 12:00 Luncheon Stephen Bennett, Directorate, Ship Board Weapons Integration Team, Naval Sea Systems Command 1:15 Future Requirements of Amphibious Ships Ship-to-Shore •Operational risks with a 33-ship force 12:00 Luncheon •Updates on current programs and the path forward CAPT Jeffrey Riedel, USN, Program Manager, Amphibious 1:15 Next Generation Materials Warfare Program Office, PMS-377 • Overview of gaps in current systems • Some solutions, some needs 2:00 Updates on Unmanned Surface & Subsurface Vehicles • Increasing equipment lifecycles through improved materials • Leveraging unmanned systems on & under the water to get E. Dail Thomas, Ship Structure & Materials Division, Naval global persistent presence Systems Engineering Directorate • Leveraging existing systems to identify the key technologies to transition capability to the fleet in an incremental manner 2:00 Congressional Budget Office Perspective Assessing Costs • Pursuing autonomy and energy sources to allow extended • Assessing the costs of the Navy’s 2010 Shipbuilding Plan operations with reduced manning requirements • Alternatives for a smaller force CAPT Paul Siegrist, USN, Program Manager, Unmanned Vehicle • Implications for the capabilities of the fleet Program Office Dr. Eric Labs, Principal Analyst for Naval Weapons & Forces, Congressional Budget Office 2:45 Networking Break 2:45 Networking Break 3:30 Navy Force Structure •Adequacy of total planned size of Navy 3:15 Power/Energy for Future Navy Needs Forward Looking Future Energy •Ship procurement affordability • Enhancing fuel energy density Ronald O’Rourke, Specialist in National Defense, Congressional Indefinite energy harvesting from the littorals Sources • Research Service • High efficiency solar cells for UAVs, UUVs and space platforms • Power electronics & superconductors for all electric ships 4:15 Technological Updates for the DDG-51 Destroyers Dr. Bhakta B. Rath, Associate Director of Research, Head, Materials Destroyer Update • Improvements and future opportunities for modifications Science & Component Technology Directorate, Naval Research Laboratory • Reducing manning requirements and increasing war fighting capabilities 4:00 Quadrennial Defense Review Update • Maintaining mission relevance to maximize efficiency •QDR challenges and implications for the Navy battle force S. Kyle Jones, Head, Warfare System Program Office, Naval •Analyzing the Navy’s plan and looking at alternative pathways Surface Warfare Center Dahlgren Division Todd Harrison, Fellow, Defense Budget Studies, Center for Strategic and Budgetary Assessments 5:00 END OF DAY ONE 4:45 END OF MAIN CONFERENCE Register Today! Call Andrew Drummond at 416-597-4728 or email 4
  5. 5. Sponsorship and Exhibition Opportunities Register by Phone, Fax, or E-mail Sponsor or exhibit at IDGA’s Future Naval Plans! IDGA sponsorships and exhibits are an excellent opportunity for your company to showcase its products and services to a highly targeted, Phone: 416.597.4728 senior-level military audience. IDGA helps companies achieve sales, marketing and branding objectives by setting aside a limited number Fax: 416.598.7934 of event sponsorships and exhibit spaces – all of which are custom- tailored to help your company maximize its exposure at the event E-mail: and reach key decision-makers in your field. FOR MORE INFORMATION To learn more about these and other marketing opportunities, please contact Andrew Drummond at 416-597-4728 or via e-mail at PRICING Industry Military, Government & Academia* Register Register Standard and Pay by and Pay by Standard Price October 9 November 6 Price Main Conference $999 $799 $899 $999 Only Upcoming events: Shipbuilding & Support Focus Day $500 $500 $500 $500 Tactical Power *This category does NOT include government contractors; contractors are Sources Summit January 20 – 22, 2010 TM considered civilian/industry for the purpose of determining registration fees. Military personnel are requested to be in uniform. Team Discounts* Number of Attendees Savings of: 3 to 4 10% COCKPIT AVIONICS 5 or more 15% * Discounts apply to registrations submitted together, at the same time. Cannot be combined with any other discount. SUMMIT TM February 2010 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. Performance-Based * CT residents or people employed in the state of CT must add 6% sales tax. Logistics March 2010 TM 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 MARITIME HOMELAND the event number: 18231.001 Payment Policy: Payment is due in full at the time of registration and includes SECURITY Summit April 2010 TM lunches and refreshments. 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 Andrew at 416-597-4728 to discuss your specific needs. Media Partners: ©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! Call Andrew Drummond at 416-597-4728 or email 5
  6. 6. REGISTRATION CARD IDGA 535 5th Avenue, 8th Floor ❑ Yes, please register me for the New York, NY 10017 Future Naval TM Summit ❑ Shipbuilding & Support Focus Day (Monday, December 7) ❑ Main Conference (Tuesday – Wednesday, December 8 – 9) See Page 5 for pricing details. Your customer registration code is: TLS/AD When registering, please provide the code above. Salutation/Rank________________________Name_____________________________ Job Title_______________________________________________________________ Unit/Division___________________________________________________________ Organization____________________________________________________________ Approving Manager______________________________________________________ Address_______________________________________________________________ City__________________________________State______________Zip___________ 3 EASY WAYS TO REGISTER: Phone________________________________Fax_______________________________ 1 Phone: 416.597.4728 E-mail__________________________________________________________________ 2 Fax: 416.598.7934 ❑ Check enclosed for $_________ (Payable to IDGA) 3 E-mail: ❑ Charge my __Amex __Visa __Mastercard __Diners Club Card #__________________________________Exp. Date___/___ CVM Code:____ ❑ Please keep me informed via email about this and other related events. 18231.001/D/AK Get the latest update from the Presents a Training Conference… Congressional Budget Office! Future Naval December 7 – 9 , 2009 • Washington, D.C. Metro Area Summit TM Building Partnerships to Address the Operational Hear the Challenges of the Navy challenges and priorities on specific This unique conference has in-depth discussions on Navy programs, • The most pressing and long-term naval • Direction of the QDR and including LCS, requirements analyzing the Navy’s plan DDG-1000, and • Strategies on reducing total ownership costs • And much more! DDG-51! Register Today! Call Andrew Drummond at 416-597-4728 or email