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  1. 1. In-depth discussion about changing requirements of the ACV, AAV, and MPC programs. see page 4 for details! A T h s MM s MApiOnisbiuOuiT TM OpEr Forging the Path Ahead for the Expe ditionary and Amphibious Forces ington DC mmit May 22-23, 2012 • Wash Focus Day May 21, 2012 • Main Su Featuring presentations from leading experts such as:ALL New this year: Results from the BOLD ALLIGATOR Lieutenant General Richard Mills, USMC, Commanding General,exercise – the largest amphibious exercise in 10 years! Marine Corps Combat Development Command Rear Admiral Terry Kraft, USN,In-depth discussions will provide: Commander, Navy Warfare Development Command• Latest Navy and Marine Corps requirements and doctrine Rear Admiral Joseph Horn, USN, Program Executive, Aegis Ballistic Missile for a more robust amphibious capability Defense Missile Defense Agency Brian Persons, SES, Executive Director,• The vision and direction of our military services to ensure Naval Seas Systems Command operational success in future engagements Major General Buster Howes, RM, British Defence Attaché to the US• Acquisitions and program portfolios that strengthen Brigadier General Daniel O’Donohue, fighting effectiveness on newer military budgets USMC, Director, Capabilities Development Directorate• Priorities for the 21st century defense and global Colonel Keith Moore, USMC, Program perspectives from France Manager Advanced Amphibious Assault, PEO Land Systems Captain Tom Negus, USN, Chief of Staff, Expeditionary Strike Group Two Media Colonel (Ret.) Vince Goulding, USMC, Partners: Director of the Experiment Division, Marine Corps Warfighting Lab
  2. 2. Who You Will Meet: • Commanders h MM s AMApiOnisbsiuOuiT • Program Executive Officers • Research and Requirements Directors • Business Development Directors • Acquisition Managers • Program Managers TM T Engineering Directors OpEr • • Senior Analysts editionary and Amphibious Forces Forging the Path Ahead for the Exp ton DC mit May 22-23, 2012 • Washing Focus Day May 21, 2012 • Main Sum About iDGA The Institute for Defense & Government Advancement Dear Colleague, (IDGA) is a non-partisan information based organization dedicated to the promotion of The role that Amphibious Operations plays is at a crossroads. The shift of geopolitical and innovative ideas in public service and military emphasis from the Middle East to Asia-Pacific and the search to bridge current defense. We bring together speaker panels capability gaps have pushed our armed services to re-evaluate their priorities. The Ship-to- comprised of military and government Shore Connector (SSC) and Amphibious Combat Vehicle (ACV) have risen to overcome these professionals while attracting delegates gaps, but the biggest obstacles may still be unanswered. Now is the time to find out. with decision-making power from military, government and defense industries. In light of this ambiguity, IDGAs Amphibious Operations Summit is the opportune discussion space for you to join. Policy makers will begin by providing the dialogue that In addition to our live events, IDGA also explores their grand strategy, program managers will layer on how they will contribute to offers an online community dedicated to that strategy’s success, and you have the chance to show how to bring it to light. providing defense industry professionals with breaking news, business opportunities, introductions, podcasts, videos, webinars, This conversation will address these most pressing of issues facing the Navy and Marine articles and presentations from key industry Corps. It is a space for you to interact with solution providers within the military, individual leaders. Members of our online community agencies, research labs, manufacturing and academic community. are able to extend their live event experience and interact with the defense Reserve your place amongst the leaders of future amphibious development by calling now on industry by leveraging the opportunity to 1.800.882.8684 or visiting! network, share ideas, best practices and business solutions. Join our community V/r today at “Each of the speakers Michael A Enriquez Program Director was well prepared for delivering presentations. Having senior stay Connected! Visit representation for each today to: • Register for the event program/topic was key to • Download the complete program agenda being able to respond to • View the complete speaker roster and biographies • Gain free access to relevant podcasts, videos, articles, interviews, audience questions.” whitepapers and past presentations at our resource center – Team Leader, • Learn more about the location, venue and hotel discounts Norfolk Ship Support Activity • Learn more about our sponsors, exhibitors and media partners • Plus much more!2 Log on to or call 1-800-882-8684 to register today
  3. 3. DEFEnDinG ThE AMphibiOusFOrCE FOCus DAY Monday, May 21, 2012The role of our amphibious forces and their operational success undoubtedly hinges on the environments in which they mustfunction. Anti-Access, Defensive Mine Warfare, and Ballistic Missiles are capabilities that contribute to the growing defenseagainst amphibious assaults. As different countries continue to develop these capabilities, it further threatens to preclude missionsuccess for the amphibious forces. What the amphibious operatives must focus on now is how to overcome such defenses.The sessions of this Focus Day will tackle these issues by first exploring these defensive technologies and then examining thepotential adversaries that may field them in the amphibious battlespace. The in-depth presentations will add insight into theissues that high-level policy makers must address in the coming future.8:00 am Registration and Coffee9:00 am Access into Contentious Zones Challenges with Anti-Access and Area Denial This focus session will cover the defenses against amphibious assaults. The How you will benefit: major issues that prevent operational success during amphibious operations • Hear more about current challenges with the amphibious battlespace are opposing anti-access and area denial capabilities. These capabilities target • Learn what the MAGTF and amphibious forces are doing to solve these the services’ ability to enter a contested area and their capabilities within challenges those hostile areas. We will discuss how the Marine Air-Ground Task Force • Understand the technologies that continue to threaten mission success (MAGTF) will operate during conflicts involving counter A2/AD strategies. Session Leader: What will be covered: Colonel Vincent Alcazar, USAF • Challenges for the MAGTF during a counter-A2/AD joint fight • Problems with counter A2/AD • The nature and characteristics of the current procedures concerning A2/AD10:30 am Amphibious Operations Defenses Defensive and Offensive Mine Warfare Mines are an effective and cost efficient method of deterring maneuverability. How you will benefit Their type and complexity vary dramatically, creating a need for new • Discover the priorities of OPNAV N852 technology and tactics. This symposium session will present the mine threat • Hear about potential program acquisitions from an operational perspective including an account of how mines have • Engage in a thorough discussion about defensive effectiveness traditionally impacted naval mobility and the solutions being developed for Session Leader: the present and future threat. Captain Frank Linkous, USN, Branch Head, Mine Warfare OPNAV N852 What will be covered: • Historical perspective on the mine threat and it’s hindrance to amphibious operations • The current mine threat and countermeasures • Development and capabilities to combat the future mine threat12:00 pm – 1:30 pm Lunch1:30 pm – 2:15 pm South East Asia Security Chinas Amphibious Access Denial and Emerging Expeditionary Capabilities This focus session will examine how China will seek to better defend its • PLA’s growing formal amphibious capabilities, informal amphibious support regional and international interests with new expeditionary forces that could and airmobile army forces be realized by the early 2020s. In 2012, China could launch its fourth LPD • Scenario 2022: Punishing the Philippines with a combined air-amphibious out of a reported total of six, to which it may add up to six LHDs. China is assault against Puerto Princessa also working on a C-17 class airlifter and new medium weight mechanized How you will benefit forces. A concluding scenario will posit a future Chinese "punitive" raid on • Develop a greater understanding of other countries’ capabilities the Philippine island of Palawan. • Learn more about the South East security status What will be covered: • Improve your conception of the challenges the amphibious forces face •The Chinese leaderships quest for maritime power and PLAs anti-access Session Leader threat to US amphibious operations Rick Fisher, Senior Research Fellow, International Assessment and Strategy CenterLog on to or call 1-800-882-8684 to register today 3
  4. 4. MAin suMMiT DAY OnE Tuesday, May 22, 2012 7:15 Registration 12:15 Lunch BOLD ALLIGATOR KEYNOTE 8:15 Chairperson’s Welcome & Opening Remarks 1:15 Lessons from Bold Alligator-12 • Field lessons from Bold Alligator 2012 • Development of coherent, creative, and timely answers to 8:30 Current State and the Return to Core operational capability challenges Competencies • NWDC initiatives to help move the fleet forward through the • Capability development and acquisition 21st century • Policy, doctrine and TTP’s for effective amphibious Rear Admiral Terry Kraft, USN, Commander, operations Navy Warfare Development Command • Joint force collaboration for a more effective expeditionary force Office of the Commandant of the Marine Corps 2:00 Portfolio Management of MAGTF Command, Representative Control, Communications Capability • Enabling superior expeditionary capabilities • MAGTF command and communications initiatives Maritime Goals, Strategic Direction, andMARINE CORPS KEYNOTE 9:15 • Priorities for current developments Doctrines & Procedures Colonel Peter Reddy, USMC, Director, MAGTF C2, • Identifying desired future capabilities for the USMC Weapons & Sensors Development & Integration • How the Marine Corps is positioning and preparing itself for the future • Operational vision for maintaining superiority 2:45 Networking Break Lieutenant General Richard Mills, USMC, Commanding General, Marine Corps Combat Development Command 3:30 French Amphibious Capabilities, FRENCH PERSPECTIVE Development and Perspective 10:00 Networking Break • France’s political, strategic and operational environment • Current capabilities • Expectations and future developments 10:45 Ballistic Missile Technologies and Amphibious Lieutenant Colonel Emmanuel Durville, French Liaison Defenses Officer to MCCDC, French MarinesUS NAVY KEYNOTE • Ballistic Missile Defense Engagement Capability • Rising missile capabilities and defenses against such technologies 4:15 United Kingdom’s Amphibious • Ballistic Missile Defense Long Range Surveillance and Track Capabilities, Development and (LRS&T) Perspective UK PERSPECTIVE Rear Admiral Joseph Horn Jr., USN, Program Executive, • United Kingdom’s political, strategic, and operational Aegis Ballistic Missile Defense Missile Defense Agency environment • Current capabilities • Expectations and future developments 11:30 Changing Amphibious Technologies and the Major General Buster Howes, RM, British Defence ACV, MPC and AAV portfolios Attaché to the US • Initiatives and requirements of the PM AAA • Current expectations • Discussion of the ACV, MPC and AAV portfolios with their 5:00 End of Main Summit Day One respective project leads Colonel Keith Moore, USMC, Program Manager Advanced Amphibious Assault, PEO Land Systems “Extremely timely information and U.S. Marine Corps relevant organizational perspectives” – Branch Head, OPNVAV N5 4 Log on to or call 1-800-882-8684 to register today
  5. 5. MAin suMMiT DAY TWO Wednesday, May 23, 2012 7:15 Registration and Coffee 1:15 PEO C4I PMW 790 Expeditionary Portfolio Overview 8:15 Chairperson’s Opening Remarks • An overview of PMW 790 support to the Navy Expeditionary Combat Enterprise 8:30 Engineering, Acquisition and Maintenance of • An overview of Deployable Joint Command and Control the Fleet’s Amphibious Ships (DJC2) and supported commandsAMPHIBIOUS KEYNOTE • The Fleets current and future operational amphibious • A description of the Expeditionary C4I Convergence requirements Roadmap • NAVSEAs current direction of resources and their priorities Ruth Youngs Lew, Program Manager, PEO C4I PMW 790 • How NAVSEA is establishing and enforcing technical authority in combat system design and operation 2:00 SEA 00-NSW Overview and S&T Update Brian Persons, SES, Executive Director, Naval Seas • SEA 00-NSW organizational overview and interface with US Systems Command Special Operations Command • SEA 00-NSW Acquisition Portfolio Overview 9:15 Capability Requirements for Newer • SEA 00-NSW S&T Portfolio overview and proposals Technologies submitted • Briefing on the Enhanced MAGTF Operations Program Captain Tom Gajewski, USN, Program Manager, SEA 00- • Results of large scale experiments including those from Bold NSW (PMS340) Alligator-12 • Long range plans and future of the Experiment Division 2:45 Networking Break Colonel (Ret.) Vince Goulding, USMC, Director of the Experiment Division, Marine Corps Warfighting Lab 3:30 Joint Missions and Conducting Cooperative Strategies 10:00 Networking Break • Commanding the amphibious relief efforts during the 2010 Haiti earthquake 10:45 Developing Fighting Capabilities in the • Conducting joint amphibious operations Current Environment • Cooperative 4THFLT strategies through several • Joint, interagency and allied responses for the fighting force interagency/international oriented missions • Budget restrictions and its overall effect on development Captain Tom Negus, USN, Chief of Staff, Expeditionary • Future goals for the Expeditionary and Amphibious Forces Strike Group TWO Brigadier General Daniel ODonohue, USMC, Director, Capabilities Development Directorate 4:15 Amphibious Capabilities Working Group Findings and Way Ahead 11:30 Science and Technologies Perspectives on • Developing the concepts of Single Naval Battle and Littoral Expeditionary Warfare Platforms Maneuver/Mobility • Defining the correct path forward for an Expeditionary ISR • Naval partnership opportunities S&T program • Informing future capability development • Diversifying programs previously focused on irregular warfare Colonel Stuart Dickey, USMC, Member, Amphibious • Discussion on the future set of capability gaps Operations Working Group Martin Kruger, ISR Thrust Area Manager, Expeditionary Warfare and Combating Terrorism S&T Department 5:00 End of Summit 12:15 Lunch Log on to or call 1-800-882-8684 to register today 5
  6. 6. Location & Lodging information 5 Easy Ways to Register Now! This event will be held in the Washington DC metro Web: area. As soon as a specific venue is confirmed we Email: will post the information online. If you would like to Phone: 1-800-882-8684 be notified via email as soon as the information becomes available please email with Fax: 646-378-6025, 24 hours a day the following in the subject line: "Amphibious Mail: IDGA Operations Summit Venue Request". 535 5th Avenue, 8th Floor New York, NY 10017 Pricing Military, Government, Industry & Academia* sponsorship and Exhibition Register by Register by Register by Standard Opportunities still Available! All-Access Pass 2/24/12 Save $400 3/2/12 4/27/12 Save $300 Price Save $200 Save $100 For more information please contact Tom Boccard at $1,535 $1,635 $1,735 $1,835 646-253-5517 or Main Summit Save $300 Save $200 Save $100 $990 $1,090 $1,190 $1,290 Focus Day $645 SOCO ADVISORY 09-03: 7.(a) Admission fees of $645 per day or less for all attendees are considered reasonable costs worldwide for the purposes of JER 3-211 (a)(7). “Great picture of the strategic Team Discounts+ direction of future joint Number of Attendees: 3 to 4 Savings of: 10% 5 or more 15% force operations” + Discounts apply to registrations submitted together, at the same time. Cannot be combined with any other discount. – Deputy Product Group Manager, Dress Code: Marine Corps Systems Command Military personnel are kindly requested to be in uniform. Appropriate attire for Industry is business casual. MAKE CHECKS PAYABLE 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 6.35% sales tax. Details for making payment via EFT or wire transfer: JPMorgan Chase Penton Learning Systems LLC dba IQPC: 937332641 ABA/Routing #: 021000021 Reference: Please include the name of the attendee(s) and the event number: 20304.002 Payment Policy: Payment is due in full at the time of registration and includes 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 Customer Service at 1-800-882-8684 to discuss your specific needs. ©2012 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. IDGA is not affiliated with the U.S. Government or any branch of the Armed Forces6 Log on to or call 1-800-882-8684 to register today
  7. 7. In-depth discussion about changing requirements of the ACV, AAV, and MPC programs. see page 4 for details!A T h MM s MApiOnisbsiuOuiT TMOpErForging the Path Ahead for the Expeditionary and Amphibious Forces ton DC it May 22-23, 2012 • WashingFocus Day May 21, 2012 • Main SummREGISTRATION FORM 5 EASY WAYS TO REGISTER 1 Website: www.Amphibious 2 Email: 3 Phone: 1-800-882-8684 4 Fax: 646-378-6025 5 Mail: IDGA - 535 5th Avenue, 24 Hours a Day 8th Floor, New York, NY 10017Please register me:Name _________________________________________________________________________________________________________Job Title _______________________________________________________________________________________________________Organization ____________________________________________________________________________________________________Address ________________________________________________________________________________________________________City ____________________________________ State/Province __________ Country ____________ Zip/Postal Code ___________Phone _____________________________________________________ Fax _______________________________________________E-Mail_________________________________________________________________________________________________________Approving Manager __________________________________________E-Mail_____________________________________________Please register me for: K All-Access Pass K Main Summit K Focus Day See Page 6 for pricing details.K Please keep me informed via email about this and other related events.K Check enclosed for $______________(Payable in US Dollars to IDGA)Please charge my: K AmEx K Visa K Master Card K DiscoverCard #________________________________________________________________ Exp Date:_______/________CVM Code:________Details for making payment via EFT or wire transfer can be found on preceding page.20304.002/KC