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  1. 1. Registration to the expo is FREE for a limited time! See page 9 for details Exhibitions presents: Military The largest stand-alone military vehicles exhibition in Vehicles the US will include: Hundreds of products • and services including vehicles, components, EXHIBITIOn& armor, weapons systems, communications, and more! CONFERENCE TM Free educational sessions • and demonstrations Opportunities to meet • more vehicle professionals over two The New Home for the Military days than you will all year Ground Vehicles Community Featuring a distinguished Exhibition: August 11-12, 2009 speaker faculty Conference & Workshops: August 10-13, 2009 including: Cobo Convention Center, Detroit, MI LTG Stephen Speakes, USA G-8, Deputy Chief of Staff MG Roger Nadeau, USA Commanding General, US Army Test & Evaluation Command BG Brian Layer, USA Commanding General, Chief of Transportation COL Dan Mitchell, USA Commander, Red River Army Depot, TACOM
  2. 2. Military Vehicles Who Will Attend If you’re one of the thousands of professionals dedicated to the EXHIBITIOn & CONFERE NCE TM research, development, manufacturing, procurement, use or maintenance of a Exhibition: August 11-12, 2009 military ground vehicle, this is your Conference & Workshops: August 10-13, 2009 home! Titles/organizations of Cobo Convention Center, Detroit, MI attendees will include: PMs, APMs and technical • professionals from multiple vehicle platforms and systems, Dear Colleague, from all service branches DoD procurement personnel • Welcome to the new annual home of the military ground vehicles com munity. Depot, maintenance and • Some may ask why it needs a hom logistics personnel e. The answer is simple – it’s a secto r worth billions of dollars in contracts employs thousands of professionals, Platforms ranging from robots , and it supplies warfighters with some • of their most important assets. In order to facilitate the development and JLTVs to MRAPs and of the best vehicles possible, a conf erence and exhibition dedicated to procurement, development, manufac Abrams, tracked and wheeled the turing, repair, and life-cycle managem ent of military vehicles is essential, and here it is. OEMs, systems and component • providers in areas including: It’s not news that many of our older vehicles are not meeting the requirem Armor and Materials Sciences ents of current operations. New products and services including armo • r are critical to enabling current asset s to extend their useful life. Secretary Defense Robert Gates has called the Communications Systems of • advancement of new vehicle designs his highest priority – the time is now. Weapons Systems • IDGA’s Military Vehicle Exhibitio n & Conference will focus on the Engines, drivetrains and specific challenges ahead for all milit vehicles including the all-important • ary MRAP platform. Special attention transmissions will be paid to testing needs and futur development of these vehicles. e Maintenance • In addition to the free sessions on the exhibit floor, the Military Vehicles Conference will focus on areas such Program updates from major plat • as: forms Table of Contents Logistics • Vehicle armor • Pre-Event Workshops ..........4 - 5 Modernization of the fleet • Main Conference Day 1 ...........6 Field service support • Testing and Evaluation • Main Conference Day 2 ...........7 Post-Event Workshops ..............8 Key issues to be featured are: Exhibition including Show Floor The short and medium-term strat • egies in military vehicle procurem Presentations ...................9 – 10 ent and replacement Updates on military vehicles from • the most important and relevant USMC and ARMY Program Manager Registration and Lodging s Workshop Day One features two distin Information ............................11 ct tracks – Vehicle Maintenance and Vehicle Armor. The Vehicle Maintenance track will cover in-depth issues from mobile maintenance and repair to tracking military vehicle components. The Vehicle Armor track will tackle of the important concerns dealing with weight reduction, survivability, and new materials. Conc lude your educational experience at Military Vehicles Conference & Exhib by attending the Vehicle Communicatio ition ns Focus Day. The Communications IDGA Vehicle Events Focus Day will examine wireless communication, enhanced situationa l awareness, and off-road navigation . Attract a Cross-Section Do not miss this opportunity to learn how to better serve ALL our of the Industry military vehicle users. Take the time right now to block off August 10 – 13, 2009 in your Seniority: calendar, and reserve your place amo your peers and key leaders in the vehic ng les community. Register yourself and your team today online at ■ 30% Manager or by phone at 1-800-882-8684. ■ 22% Specialist I look forward to meeting you in Augu st! ■ 12% Analyst ■ 6% V/R, Lead/Chief Registration options include ■ 12% Director / O-3 everything from a free Expo and above ■ 6% Other and Show Floor Theatre pass ■ 5% Administrator ■ 5% Consultant to the Super Pass. See page Luis G. Hernandez ■ 1% Attache Program Director 11 for details! Sector: ■ 56% US Military ■ 37% Industry Join the Military Vehicles Group! Follow us on ! ■ 5% This is your chance to stay in touch and network with Get the latest news on military ground vehicles Foreign Military military ground vehicles professionals and fellow show including updates and exclusive discounts to IDGA’s ■ 2% Academia attendees all year round! Visit related events. Follow us at and join today! 2
  3. 3. Military Vehicles General Information TM EXHIBITIOn & CONFERENCE Welcome to the Largest Stand-Alone Military Limitless Information-Sharing, Ground Vehicles Expo in the US! Networking and Demonstrations in IDGA’s Military Vehicles Exhibition & Conference is the new annual home of the military 2 Days of Exhibit Time – for FREE! ground vehicles community. Join the major stakeholders from the DoD and military, vehicle manufacturers, component manufacturers, service providers, and academia for a comprehensive exhibition, up-to-the-minute program updates, technical education, and Limited Time Only – networking opportunities - all under one roof! Register for your Free Expo Pass! Registration includes: If you’re one of thousands of professionals dedicated to the research, development, ✔ The largest stand-alone military vehicles exhibition in manufacturing, procurement, use or maintenance of military ground vehicles, this is the US displaying the latest vehicles, components, and your annual “must-attend” event. after-market/add-on products on the show floor and in You will: the New Product Showcase ✔ Meet more people and see more products in two days than you will all year ✔ Service solutions including vehicle life-cycle ✔ Get up-to-the-minute information on major military vehicle programs management, maintenance, and logistics in support of ✔ Learn about next-generation technologies being researched at labs and universities vehicle deployment and longevity ✔ All under one roof at one vehicle-specific event ✔ Personnel involved in the important programs ✔ Registration options begin at no cost! including LAV/Stryker, MRAP, M-ATV, and JLTV ✔ Program updates, educational sessions, and practical hands-on demonstrations in the FREE show floor Where Else But Detroit? theatre (see page 9 for the schedule of presentations) ✔ Military registrants of all ranks are eligible for the VIP program and lounge. See below for details Priceless Professional Development in 4 Days of Conference & Workshop Learning Home to major military commands and vehicle manufacturers, the metropolitan Detroit area offers an international airport, affordable accommodations, and a city In addition to the benefits of the Expo Pass, the event also experienced in hosting major automotive events. See page 11 for more information. features a two-day main conference where DoD and military representatives will discuss their challenges, experiences, and Apply for Membership! future needs. Pre-Event and post-event workshops will explore opportunities and advancements in vehicle Military Vehicles VIP Club Membership is an opportunity maintenance, armor, and communication systems. to get that much more out of your time at the event. The club is open to all military personnel and select TM Conference Registration Includes: vendor personnel. Free Expo Pass • Members will benefit from amenities such as: Coffee at Registration • Free expo pass • Lunch on each Conference Day • VIP badge • Access to Exhibit Hall Show Theatre • Access to the VIP Lounge • See pages 6 & 7 for Main Conference Agenda • Extended exhibit hall hours • Discounted conference packages • Upgrade your registration to attend all 4 days! See pages 4, Ability to set meetings with exhibitors • 5 & 8 for Focus Day Agendas. Exclusive event updates • And much more! • To apply, go to or contact Ms. Alison Sperling at 646-502-3264 or Exhibit Hall Hours Special Event! Tuesday, August 11: 10:00am – 5:00pm Stay a few extra days to experience the largest one-day muscle car event in the Wednesday, August 12: 10:00am - 3:00pm country. The 15th Annual Woodward Dream Cruise is a 9 city cruise that attracts more than 30,000 muscle cars and a million people. If you’re a muscle car enthusiast, you won’t want to miss this event. More information on the The Institute for Defense & Government Woodward Dream Cruise can be found at Advancement (IDGA) is a non-partisan information based organization dedicated to “I have attended several IDGA events the promotion of innovative ideas in public service and defense. We bring together speaker panels comprised of military and and they are excellent. Glad to see government professionals while attracting delegates with decision- you here in Michigan.” making power from military, government and defense industries. For more information, please visit us at - Applications Engineer, SC Associates. 3
  4. 4. TRACK A: Vehicle Armor Focus Day Monday, August 10, 2009 This in-depth and interactive series of workshops will examine current research and development in vehicle armor for all military vehicles. Hear from leading academic researchers and government organizations on the technology and processes that are revolutionizing high strength armor technology. These practical application sessions will deliver high impact training led by globally recognized experts. Registration and Coffee 7:30am – 8:00am Discover the new Polymer Composite Materials and their Potential for Military Vehicles 8:00am – 10:00am advancements with polymer composite materials for military This session will cover polymeric composites materials, What will be covered: vehicles! their constituents, manufacturing and properties. Topics Composite prepreg production • to be addressed include; advantages of composites for Interphase structure-composite property relationships • reducing structural weight; methods for manufacturing Quantification of fiber-matrix interphase structures in thermoset and thermoplastic • composites materials, design for blast resistance and composites durability, and adding multifunctionality to composites. Session Leader: Professor Dahsin Liu, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Composite, Vehicle Research Center, Michigan State University Advanced Materials for Armor Applications The most forward- 10:00am – 12:00pm looking armor design for blast mitigation! The ever increasing need for more specialized materials How you will benefit: for armor applications continuously pushes the Discover threats and opportunities driving research initiatives • envelope of modern technology, equipment and Gain a better understanding of traditional performance approaches • human intellect. The understanding of fundamental vs. vehicle and warfighter needs properties of structures increases exponentially through What you will be covered: fabrication of very small test objects using new Ballistic performance • capabilities, and analyzing them with the aid of Fragmentation performance • sophisticated computational models. As this field Blast mitigation material advances • continues to expand, materials technology will produce Session Leader: products, components and systems that are smaller, Dr. Jack Stiglich (Retired Colonel, USA) – President, Advanced Materials smarter, multfunctional, environmentally compatible, Associates more survivable and customizable. Boxed Lunch 12:00pm – 12:30pm Advanced Armor and Active Protection System for Combat Vehicles Lessons learned on 12:30pm – 2:30pm armor from Israeli conflicts! The State of the Art in Advanced Armor technologies: How you will benefit: Passive, Reactive, Hybrid Armor to defeat most Learn how you will be able to protect your vehicles against • common threats: Shaped Charges, AP projectiles, IEDs, most common threats EFPs and AT mines. The ultimate protection solution for Review the best lightweight add-on armor and defense solutions to fit your • Combat Vehicles is the Trophy Active Protection platform Systems (APS). Learn the characteristics of armor technologies, including performance, • sensitivity, survivability and safety under different combat scenarios. Session Leader: Dr. Dan Yaziv, RAFAEL Advanced Defense Systems The Role of Active Protection System in Asymmetric Combat Israeli government 2:30pm – 4:30pm vehicle armor perspective! This briefing will cover developments in how to How you will benefit: improve survivability and protection of military vehicles Gain first hand insight from the perspective of the Israeli Defense • and the war fighter inside. Through the use of new Learn about new active armor solutions • materials, including reactive and active armor systems, Understand how to combine new armor solutions for future vehicles • as well as refined countermeasures, that also protect What will be covered: against Improvised Explosive Devices (IEDs) and short Using fixed radar sensors, mounted on protected platforms to detect threats • range anti-armor threats. A large threat that will also Demonstrating effective protection of light and heavy armored vehicles from • be considered and addressed with be that off rocket small rockets Identifying and calculating specific threats propelled grenades. Session Leader: Lieutenant Colonel Maxi Blum (R), Israeli Defense Forces 4
  5. 5. TRACK B: Vehicle Maintenance & Mobility Focus Day Monday, August 10, 2009 This in-depth and interactive focus day will focus on the most innovative aspects of maintenance technologies and diagnostics. Dedicate more time to dialogue and networking with leaders in the vehicle maintenance community. Registration and Coffee 7:30am – 8:00am The Asset Visibility (AV) Program First-hand insights 8:00am – 10:00am from the Defense Logistics Information Our mission is to provide a joint logistics capability that Learn how to: Service collects and fuses information from multiple Defense Increase readiness through visibility of lateral support and • Logistics Agency (DLA), Military Service, and U.S. DoD excess opportunities Transportation Command systems, providing users with Reduce re-ordering with status of items in storage, process, transit, or theater • a timely and accurate report of the location, See inventory mapping and low-bandwidth options • movement, status, and identity of units, personnel, Session Leader: equipment, and supplies in the global distribution Rick Odden, Asset Visibility (AV) Program Management Office, Defense Logistics logistics pipeline. Learn how this is achieved in the Information Service (DLIS) vehicles sector. Full Spectrum Ground Operations: Combat Support/Combat Services Cutting-edge case 10:00am – 12:00pm Support Readiness and Sustainment study for vehicle maintenance! This session will present the current issues and What will be covered: challenges facing providers of life cycle sustainment A case study addressing vehicle sustainment and maintenance • and maintenance of Ground Mobility Platforms in an Support in forward deployed areas such as Iraq and Afghanistan and • evolving/changing global Combat Support/Combat Associated lessons learned (50+% of allotted time) • Service Support operational environment. The session Session Leaders: will also cover the potential impact of changing Kevin Cody, Vice President, Ground Systems, Defense Systems Group, ManTech priorities impacting on the DoD budget and mission International support requirements Rob Fitzgerald, Executive Director, Integrated Logistics, Defense Systems Group, ManTech International Boxed Lunch 12:00pm – 12:30pm Mobile Maintenance and Repair for Military Vehicles Maintenance for 12:30pm – 2:30pm vehicles to and on the field! This session will examine maintenance and repair What will be covered: challenges for the warfighter in the current conflicts Reporting and Tracking • where vehicles venture a great distance from secure Augmenting current RESET and reconstitution efforts with • locations. The need for mobile repair is growing in “on demand/on-site” capabilities need as operations in Afghanistan grow. This session Understanding the model • will also explore the methodologies used and how they Session Leader: are based upon relevant US military Technical Manuals Todd Bullivant, President, MILSPRAY (TMs). Understating how highly skilled and experienced vehicle mechanics and the latest Interactive Electronic Technical Manuals (IETMs) to ensure all work is performed to the letter of the TM. All intervals including unit level semi-annual and annual PM are performed. Continuous Mobility: Applying Non-Pneumatic Tire (NPT) Latest advancements 2:30pm – 4:30pm for military vehicle Technologies to 21st Century Military Vehicles tires! Due to increased weight and performance demands on How you will benefit: tactical vehicles, current run-flat tire insert technology See the real world application of the non-pneumatic tire • does not meet the US Military’s future mobility needs. technologies The use of non-pneumatic tire (NPT) technologies to Understand the timeline for product introductions • upcoming military vehicles can provide the continuous Learn about decreased maintenance and installation times • mobility necessary to meet the demands placed on Session Leaders: these vehicles. Glenn Howland, Ph.D. Edward M. Hall, Resilient Technologies 5
  6. 6. Main Conference Day 1 Tuesday, August 11, 2009 Registration & Coffee Lunch in Expo Hall 8:15 11:45 Welcome & Chairperson’s Opening Remarks Tactical Systems Sustainment for Military 9:00 1:20 Vehicles Opening Keynote: Strategy and Procurement 9:15 Colonel Dan Mitchell, USA Planning for Vehicles Commander, Red River Army Depot, TACOM Lieutenant General Stephen Speakes, USA Red River Vehicle Sustainment • Army Depot G-8, Deputy Chief of Staff Maintenance Operations • Commander New Army modernization The TACOM Family • • G-8 Keynote The Future of the MRAP • Protection in a Complex Operating Environment Important procurement realities 2:10 • Colonel Jeff Swisher, USA Test Operations: An Enabler to Successful 10:05 TRADOC Capability Manager Heavy Brigade Combat Team Systems Development and Fielding Advancements in protection • Major General Roger Nadeau, USA Urban Bradley urban survivability kit • Army Testing Survivability Commanding General & Evaluation Tank urban survivability kit • US Army Test & Evaluation Command Update on Tank Fleet Early and constant involvement of testers adds value to system 3:00 • development Lieutenant Colonel Wendell B. Leimbach Jr. Open communications between testers, the Government program • Program Manager Tank Systems manager and private industry The independent mission requirement of the Army Test and Current fleet disposition • • Tank Systems Evaluation Command Next generation requirements • Update Future armor capabilities • The Future of the Marine Corps LAV 10:55 Expo Hall Time 3:45 Colonel Brian Buckles, USMC Program Manager, Marine Corps LAVs, TACOM Current and future LAV capabilities • New LAV PM Industry opportunities for LAVs • Perspective The Marine Personnel Carrier (MPC) Update • 6
  7. 7. Main Conference Day 2 Wednesday, August 12, 2009 Registration & Coffee Lunch in Expo Hall 8:15 11:45 Welcome & Chairperson’s Opening Remarks Update on the Family of Heavy Vehicles 9:00 1:20 Colonel Paul Lepine, USA The Future of US Army Transportation 9:15 Project Manager, Heavy Brigade Combat Team Brigadier General Brian Layer, USA New Requirements • Commanding General, Chief of Transportation Heavy vehicles Maintenance • keynote Procurement and Planning Vehicle Sustainment • • Army Transportation The Vehicle outlook • Keynote USMC Logistics for Military Vehicles Safety enhancements for vehicles 2:10 • USMC Vehicles Colonel Benjamin Braden, USMC Continuous Evolution of Survivability, 10:05 Chief of Staff, Marine Corps Logistics Command, Albany, Supportability and Life Cycle Management in a Georgia War Time Environment Stryker USMC Joint Vehicle Ventures • Colonel Robert W Schumitz, USA Update Logistics Current Initiatives • Project Manager, Stryker Brigade Combat Team Operational Test Command: Testing Tomorrow's Recurring systems of systems integration challenges: New SW and 3:00 • Vehicles for Today's Soldiers New HW on an accelerated Schedule Sustainment: Leveraging for Commonality, yet Developing Unique • Colonel Brian Dosa, USA Deployment Environment Support Concepts Director/Engineer, Combat Support Test Directorate, US Army Operational Test Command Developing and Integrating Maneuver Center of 10:55 Excellence Concepts and Requirements The work of the US Army Operational Test Command • Realistic, rigorous testing • New Vehicle Colonel Mike Smith, USA, MRAP, M-ATV, and others • Testing Director of Training, Doctrine, and Combat Development End of Main Conference Advancements in Vehicle Maneuver 3:45 • Fort Knox Developments from Fort Knox Armor Center • Armor Center Perspective 7
  8. 8. Vehicle Communications Focus Day Thursday, August 13, 2009 This in-depth and interactive series of workshops will examine current research and development in military vehicle communications. Hear from leading academic researchers and government organizations on the technology and processes that are revolutionizing communication technology. Registration and Coffee 7:30am – 8:00am Latest communication Polymer Composite Materials and their Potential for Military Vehicles 8:00am – 10:00am work from the Center for Automotive This session will provide an overview of the testing What will be covered: Research and evaluation protocols and methods for wireless Range of connected vehicle technologies • communication devices brought and built into Testing and evaluation methods for connected vehicles • vehicles for the purpose of first response. The Example application of connected vehicle applications and tests • connected vehicle will be described in terms of Session Leader: devices, communication, and applications. Then a Dr. Steven Underwood range of various testing and evaluation scenarios and The Center for Automotive Research methods will be described along with applications for first response. Secure Wireless Communications Applications for Combat and Advancements in 10:00am – 12:00pm secure wireless Tactical Vehicles communication for vehicles The deployment of secure tactical wireless networks, What will be covered: such as the US Army Combat Services Support Communication advancements with the HBCT health • Automated Information System Interface (CAISI), management vehicle provides the opportunity to directly connect vehicles New aspects for the most up-to-date wireless communication for military vehicles • into the sustainment network. In addition, on-board The latest advancements in performance and security • wireless communications afford new or enhanced capabilities for inter-vehicular networking through Session Leader: meshing, sharing situational awareness information David Aylesworth, Senior Director, Fortress Technologies, Inc. from systems such as the Driver Vision Enhancer (DVE) among vehicles, and supporting communications with dismounted warriors. These capabilities take advantage of standards-based technologies such as 802.11 (WiFi) and 802.16 (WiMAX), as well as significant advances in performance and security. Boxed Lunch 12:00pm – 12:30pm Optimize your Communication Systems (CS) for Military and Tactical Vehicles 12:30pm – 2:30pm knowledge of military communications This session will focus on developing/fielding wireless What will be covered: integration networking and tactical communications systems, such Military Communications Integration • as US Army’s Combat Net Radio and SINCGARS. CS is International Field Communications • the creator of core technology used globally in military Network-centric and horizontal integration • tactical digitization products and programs. Examine Session Leader: how communication in vehicles is meeting the current Kevin Jasper, Systems Engineer, ITT Corporation, Communications Systems and future force needs of the warfighter. Learn the latest of GPS Advancements in Off-Road Navigation 2:30pm – 4:30pm communication and navigation in adverse Existing navigation systems such as the United States What will be covered: terrain Army’s Force XXI Battle Command, Brigade-and-Below Analyzes topographic maps to extract land cover data • (FBCB2) and Movement Tracking System (MTS) provide Best practices for planning dismounted and mounted off-road routes • an operator with a straight-line route between points. Locate mountainous terrain while avoiding washout areas and wadis • These straight-line routes may lead an operator directly Session Leader: into a cliff, marsh, or minefield. With support from the Randy Milbert, Primordial United States Army Topographic Engineering Center (TEC) and Communications and Electronics Command (CECOM), gain insight into research that generates fast and concealed routes through off-road terrain. 8
  9. 9. Exhibition Information Join your peers and colleagues at the most extensive dedicated vehicle exhibition of the Schedule of Show Floor Theatre year. From vehicle manufacturers to components and add-ons, the products and services Sessions (as of April 24, 2009) found at this event are essential to providing the transport and mission-specific vehicles required to meet current and future threats. Viewing them is FREE if you register now! Hear important presentations and witness technical demonstrations in the show floor theatre. Attendance Exhibitor List (as of April 24, 2009): is free and seating is first-come, first served, so please arrive early for the presentations you want to see. Be Hutchinson Industries Inc 3-Dimensional Services Group sure to check for IDGA Aerial Machine & Tool Corp ITT Corp Alignment Express added sessions and a complete schedule. ITT Enidine Allen Vangard Knoedler Manufacturers Inc American Glass Products Co Lapeer Industries Inc Amphenol Aerospace Loc Performance Products Anchor Fabrication/BMI Combat Systems Exhibition Theatre Manitex Liftking Anniston Army Depot ManTech International Corp AOM Engineering Master Pull Atlas Tool Inc Meggitt Control Systems Avalex Technologies Day 1: Tuesday, August 11, 2009 Military Systems Group Inc Axis Products MILSPRAY Axsys Technologies Enhanced Data Connection in Vehicles Morgan Armor Aydin Displays 10:00 MTU Detroit Diesel BBN Technologies Robert Horton, CEO, GPS Source Outback Power Systems Inc BGF Industries Inc Phantom Industries/Safe Inc Blades Enterprises LLC Asset Visibility for Vehicles(AV) 11:00 Polymer Technologies Inc Blue Ox Resilient Technologies BMI Combat Systems/Anchor Fabrication Karen Blanck, LINK PM; AV DPM Reyco Granning Suspensions Creative Composites Defense Logistics Information Service RUD Company Crossroads Industrial Services RuggedCom Inc Curtiss Wright Controls Embedded Computing Future Outlook of the AAV 2:00 Safe Inc/Phantom Industries Defense Logistics Information Service (DLIS) Bryan Prosser, Program Manager, Assault Safe Ports Defense Products Marketing Santa Cruz Gunlocks LLC Dewey Electronics Corp Amphibious Vehicle System Program Seats Inc Digital Systems Engineering Inc (DSE) Update! Sechan Electronics Inc Eberhard Hardware Manufacturing Co Vehicle Mounted Cooling Systems 2:30 Skydex EDGE Product Development Corp Glen Gallant, Business Development, Allen Spacecraft Components Corp Emtech Inc TIGHITCO, Inc EWI Vanguard Tobyhanna Army Depot Flir Systems Transmission Technologies Inc Force Protection Inc PEO Update on Light and Medium 3:30 UCOM Inc General Dynamics C4 Systems Vehicles USMC Logistics Command Global Seating Systems W Industries Golight Inc Thomas H. Miller, Program Manager Woolf Aircraft Products Goodman Ball Inc MTVR/LVSR PEO, Land Systems (USMC) GPS Source Inc Visit for the most High Impact Technology LLC (HIT™) current list. Day 2: Wednesday, August 12, 2009 Mobile Maintenance & Repair 10:00 Todd Bullivant, President, Milspray The must- Warfighter Panel attend session 11:00 of the event! Come see and hear a panel of recently returned warfighters discuss their New Product Showcase operational experiences and wish lists for vehicle Visit the middle of the 500 aisle for a new products showcase featuring new products repair, maintenance and development and services from the exhibiting community. This area is a one-stop, must-see location that will help guide your experience in the exhibition hall. New Machining and Fabricating for 2:00 Military Vehicles Interested in exhibit and sponsorship opportunities? Please John Itoney, Lapeer Industries contact Mario Matulich at 212-885-2719 or Providing Military Vehicle Capabilities to check availability. Please call today 2:30 Anniston Army Depot as this event will sell-out! 9
  10. 10. VENUE, TRAVEL & LODGING About Detroit Lodging Make the most of your time in the IDGA Exhibitions has secured discounted room rates Motor City! Detroit boasts a including government rates at a range of hotels. Several fascinating cultural scene and offers offer complimentary transportation directly into the innumerable attractions, great sports, a Cobo Center via People Mover shuttle trains: vibrant night life, and world-class Holiday Inn Express & Suites Detroit Downtown • entertainment. Start planning your 1020 Washington Boulevard, Detroit, MI 48266 visit at:, (877) 863-4780, and Distance from Cobo Center: 3 blocks Full breakfast included! Special Event! Courtyard by Marriott Detroit Downtown • Stay a few extra days to experience the largest one-day muscle car event in the country. The 333 East Jefferson Avenue, Detroit, MI 48266 15th Annual Woodward Dream Cruise is a 9 city cruise that attracts more than 30,000 muscle cars (313) 223-3809 • and a million people. If you’re a muscle car enthusiast, you won’t want to miss this event. More Distance from Cobo Center: 3 blocks information on the Woodward Dream Cruise can be found at People Mover station Detroit Marriott at the Renaissance • Center About the Venue 100 Renaissance Center, Detroit, MI 48243 COBO Center (313) 568-8146 • One Washington Blvd Distance from Cobo Center: 3 blocks Detroit, MI 48226 People Mover station Phone: 313-877-8777 24 Hour Info Line: 313-877-8111 The Antheneum Hotel • Website: 1000 Brush Street, Detroit, MI 48266 (313) 962-2323 • COBO Center is Michigan's World Class meeting and convention facility. The 2.4 million square foot complex, Distance from Cobo Center: 4 blocks located on the bank of the Detroit River, is the centerpiece People Mover station of downtown Detroit's Civic Center. COBO Center offers convenience, comfort, service reliability and fine • MGM Grand Detroit Hotel food. Overlooking the Detroit River and its international neighbor, Windsor Canada, COBO Center also 1777 Third Street, Detroit, MI 48266 boasts one of the largest contiguous exhibit floor space in North America and two adjacent arenas (COBO 1-888-MGM-DETR • Arena and Joe Louis Arena). COBO is physically linked to all downtown Detroit hotels and entertainment districts by the Detroit People Mover, the only elevated railway system of its kind in the United States. Distance from Cobo Center: 7 blocks • Motor City Casino Hotel Travel 2901 Grand River Avenue, Detroit, MI 48201 IDGA has secured discounted airfare rates with Northwest Airlines for all show attendees. 1-866-STAY-MCC To book your flight log on to and use discount code NM3QG. Travel Dates: August 2, 2009 – August 20, 2009 Distance from Cobo Center: 10 blocks Event Dates: August 9, 2009 – August 13, 2009 Please contact the hotels directly for specific Airport: Detroit Wayne Co. (DTW) rates and availability. Discount: 5-7% off applicable published fares and 10-12% off full coach fares (Y class) Media Partners IDGA’s Military Vehicles Exhibition & Conference is supported by the following: 10
  11. 11. The New Home Military Vehicles for the Military Ground Vehicles TM EXHIBITIOn & CONFERENCE Community August 10-13, 2009 Military, Government, Academia Team Discounts* Register and Pay Register and Pay Standard Price Pricing Number of Attendees Savings of: by May 22 by June 26 & Onsite 3 to 4 10% 5 or more 15% Expo Pass & Show Floor Theatre Only Free Free $35 * Discounts apply to registrations submitted together, at the same time. Cannot be combined with any other discount. 2 Day Main Conference $599 $699 $799 Each Workshop Day $299 $299 $399 MAKE CHECKS PAYABLE IN U.S. DOLLARS Payment Policy: Payment is due in full at the time TO: IDGA of registration and includes lunches, refreshments, Best Super Pass (all 4 Days) $999 $1,099 $1,199 and detailed conference materials. Your registration Value! A $99 processing charge will be assessed to all will not be confirmed until payment is received and registrations not accompanied by credit card may be subject to cancellation. Industry payment at the time of registration. Please refer to for * CT residents or people employed in the state cancellation, postponement and substitution Register and Pay Register and Pay Standard Price Pricing of CT must add 6%sales tax. policy by May 22 by June 26 & Onsite Details for making payment via EFT or Special Dietary Needs: If you have a dietary wire transfer can be found above or call Expo Pass & Show Floor restriction, please contact Customer Service at us at 1-800-882-8684. 1-800-882-8684 to discuss your specific needs. Theatre Only Free Free $50 JPMorgan Chase Penton Learning Systems LLC dba IQPC: ©2009 IDGA. All Rights Reserved. The format, design, 2 Day Main Conference $799 $899 $999 957-097239 content and arrangement of this brochure constitute a ABA/Routing #: 021000021 trademark of IDGA. Each Workshop Day $399 $399 $499 Reference: Please include the name of the Unauthorized reproduction will be actionable under attendee(s) and the Lanham Act and common law principles. Best Super Pass (all 4 Days) $1,299 $1,399 $1,599 the event number: 17074.001 Value! REGISTRATION FORM 5 EASY WAYS TO REGISTER! 1 2 3 4 5 Website: Email: Phone: Fax: Mail: 1-800-882-8684 646-378-6025 IDGA or 646-378-6026 24 Hours a Day 535 5th Avenue, 8th Floor New York, NY 10017 Name ___________________________________________________________________________________________________________ Job Title ________________________________________________________________________________________________________ Organization ____________________________________________________________________________________________________ Address ________________________________________________________________________________________________________ City __________________________________ State ____________ Zipcode _________________ County ______________________ Phone ____________________________________________________________ Fax __________________________________________ E-Mail__________________________________________________________________________________________________________ ❑ Vehicle Armor Focus Day TRACK A (August 10, 2009) Please register me for: ❑ Vehicle Maintenance & Mobility Focus Day TRACK B (August 10, 2009) ❑ Main Conference Day 1 & 2 (August 11-12, 2009) ❑ Vehicle Communications Focus Day (August 13, 2009) ❑ Superpass (all 4 days) Best Value! ❑ Please keep me informed via email about this and other related events. ❑ Check enclosed for $______________(Payable in U.S. Dollars to IDGA) ❑ Charge ❑ AMEX ❑ Visa ❑ Master Card Card #________________________________________________________________________________ Exp Date:_______/__________ 17074.001/D/TP 11