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Tactical Ground Vehicles

  1. 1. Discover the most advanced weight reduction solutions for presents a training conference: tactical vehicles. See page 3 for details! 2nd Annual Tactical Vehicles TM summit Enhancing Survivability in All Terrain April 27 - 29, 2009 • Washington, DC Area The need for tactical vehicles has never been greater. Don’t miss your most vital opportunity of the year to: Get the latest updates on tactical vehicle procurement, technology • and development, and fleet modernization, including MRAP, JLTV, FMTV, and AAV Gain first-hand insight into the new MRAP-ALL Terrain (M-ATV) • Increase foreign investment – learn Department of State tactical • vehicle export and import trade controls Featuring a distinguished speaker faculty that includes: MG James Chambers, USA - Commanding General, United States Army Combined Arms Support Command BGen Timothy Hanifen, USMC - Deputy Commanding General, Marine Corps Combat Development Command COL Guy Beougher, USA - G8 (Force Development), Focused Logistics Division COL Brian Dosa, USA - Army Operational Test Command Sponsored by: To register call Joe at 416-597-4733 or email
  2. 2. 2nd Annual Who You Will Meet: Tactical IDGA’s 2nd Annual Tactical Vehicles Summit will attract senior-level decision makers from domestic military, international partners, and supporting industry. The attendee profile will include: Vehicles Program Managers • US Military • Coalition Partners • Requirements Directors • Vehicle Maintenance Managers • TM summit Platform Trainers • Lightweight Material Developers • And many others! • Enhancing Survivability in All Terrain Responsibilities of attendees will include: • Countermine Intelligence April 27 - 29, 2009 • Washington, DC Area • Test & Evaluation • Electronic Engineering • Weapons Development • R&D Dear Colleague, • Maintenance • Materials Development Today, older vehicles are not meeting the survivability or tactical needs of • Scientists the armed forces. The requirement for new vehicles is so great that Secretary • Requirements of Defense Robert Gates has called the advancement of new vehicle designs his highest • And many others! priority. Procurement for new vehicles is at its highest levels, and the JLTV contract can be the DoD’s largest ever! IDGA’s 2nd Annual Tactical Veh icles Summit focuses on the spe About IDGA cific challenges ahead for the all-important MRA P and JLTV, including testing nee ds and future development of the vehicles. A The Institute for highlight of the event will be disc ussions of the new MRAP Light, the M-ATV. Defense & Government Advancement (IDGA) is This year’s areas of focus include: a non-partisan information based organization dedicated to the promotion Ballistic requirements • of innovative ideas in public service and Logistics • defense. We bring together speaker Vehicle armor • panels comprised of military and Modernization of the fleet • government professionals while attracting Field service support • delegates with decision-making power Testing and evaluation • from military, government and defense industries. For more information, please Key issues that will be discussed are: call Joe Manthey at 416-597-4733. Short and medium-term strategies • in tactical vehicle procurement and replacement New vehicles in the future out Here is what people are • look and how industry can part ner with the military saying about IDGA’s vehicle events: On the pre-summit Vehicle Systems Development Focus Day you will exp lore future and near-term solutions in wei ght reduction of all aspects of A terrific forum for the exchange the vehicle and high-strength weight reduction materials. You also won’t want to miss of ideas, well attended with advancements in situational awarene ss and Army case studies. decision makers in both Do not miss this opportunity to learn DoD and industry. how to better serve our military vehi cle users! Reserve your place among your peer – BBN s and key leaders in the vehicles com munity now by emailing or by calling 416-597-4733. Good Presentations. Good Detail. I look forward to meeting you in Apri l! – Manager, Land Vehicle Systems V/R, This has been an outstanding conference, primarily due to the rget to P.S. Don’t fo quality of presenters and e pre- invitees. At 1:00 pm on Day One, sign up for th we’ve already had four significant Systems Luis G. Hernandez summit Vehicle conversations with important PMs. Program Director ocus Day! – Northrop Grumman Development F IDGA
  3. 3. Vehicle Systems Development Focus Day Vehicle Systems Development Focus Day Monday, April 27, 2009 Give time to the issues that matter most. Sign up for the Vehicle Systems Development Focus Day and dedicate more time to dialogue and networking in a classroom environment. This in-depth and interactive series of workshops will examine current research and development in weight reduction materials for tactical vehicles. The series will also focus on enhanced situational awareness and force capabilities. Hear from leading academic researchers and government organizations on the technology and processes that are revolutionizing high-strength, low-weight technology. These practical application sessions will deliver high impact training led by globally recognized experts. Discover the latest multifunctional materials with integrated sensors 8:00am – 10:00am Vehicle Weight Reduction: Opportunities Presented by Advanced Materials and Composites As vehicle platforms continue to be developed, a common denominator for How you will benefit: all vehicles is the problem of weight. No matter the part or attachment for Link practical experience with scientific principles • a vehicle it is imperative to keep weight as low as possible. This workshop Learn about materials that are promising in military vehicle applications • will detail the new strategies in vehicle weight reduction and system design. Discuss examples of multifunctional materials with integrated sensors • There will also be special attention to lightweight but high-strength armor Identify new opportunities in developing multifunctional materials to • solutions for vehicles. address armor needs What will be covered: Session Leader: Advanced materials and composites for various sections of vehicles Dr. Nikhil Gupta • Advanced materials for lightweight armors Composite Materials and Mechanics Laboratory • Strategies and opportunities for vehicle weight reduction and integrated Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering Department • system design Polytechnic Institute of New York University Identify the most innovative weight reduction applications for vehicle armor 10:15am – 12:15pm Emerging Armor Trends for Heavy Vehicles Driven by the evolution of various threats (ballistics, IED, EFP), armor How you will benefit: development and use is driven by availability of materials and local threat Workshop briefing will cover a perspective on armor history leading to • requirements. Materials advances are a necessity to broaden the range of materials used in many armor applications today. armor performance. Higher level threats are driving armor evolution as part of General areas of ballistic and explosive threats will reviewed including • a quot;systemquot; within constraints of available materials and unit cost. This video clip examples. workshop will provide an overview a history of armor with its evolution to Materials for armor will include discussion of metals, ceramics, syntactic • engineered armor driven by a palette of higher level threats. For example: light composites, metal matrix composites, ceramic matrix composites and and medium armor now needs to include both ballistic and energy absorbing intermetallics materials while mitigating effects of blast for increase personnel survivability. Session leader: What will be covered: John Garnier, PhD • Threats, materials, trends Armor Program Lead, Security Systems Technologies, National & Payload, performance, and protection Homeland Security Directorate, Idaho National Laboratory • Chemical and biological protection • Emerging role of sensors, networking with armor • Lunch 12:15 pm – 1:00pm Get the latest on advanced image processing techniques and military display technology 1:00pm – 3:00pm Enhanced Situation Awareness Using Intelligent Display Technology Enhanced situational awareness allows vehicle crews to see outside in day or How you will benefit: night while under armor, enables improved maneuvering in urban and Hands on demonstrations of the latest generation of intelligent military • complex terrains, and allows vehicle crews to detect, track, and engage display technology dismounted and vehicular threats. The display technology enabling this Real time image processing overview and demonstrations • capability will be presented along with the associated system level trades. Location-based event recording demonstrations • Embedded real time image processing technology will also be discussed and Session Leader: demonstrated. In addition, embedded geo-referenced image and event Jim Olson recording will be demonstrated. Senior Electro-optical Systems Engineer What will be covered: N2 Imaging Systems Gain an understanding of intelligent military display technology • Gain an understanding of the fundamental trades and issues associated • with enabling armored vehicles with wide field-of-view situation awareness capability Gain insight into the use of advanced image processing techniques to • enhance situation awareness. Insights from the Department of Energy on lightweight materials for heavy vehicles 3:15pm – 5:15pm Energy Light Weight Materials Thrust for Automotive Applications An in depth update on the US Department of Energy light-weighting materials How you will benefit: thrust for automotive applications. This brief will cover the new advancements Understand role of soft and hard materials • being required for new materials that meet the demand for high intensity Review past and present materials thrust • vehicles. Briefing on threat and ability of materials • What will be covered: Session Leader: Suspension and drive trains Dean Paxton • Materials development Office of Vehicle Technologies • Body and cab structures Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy • US Department of Energy Register by calling 416-597-4733 3
  4. 4. Main Summit Main Summit Day 1 Day 2 Tuesday, April 28, 2009 Wednesday, April 29, 2009 Registration & Coffee Registration & Coffee 7:15 7:15 Welcome & Chairperson’s Opening Remarks Welcome & Chairperson’s Opening Remarks 8:15 8:15 Conflicts in Army Logistics with Tactical Vehicles The Future of Light Armored Vehicles 8:30 8:30 Logistics Keynote Modular force transportation Current status of Marine Corps Light Armored Vehicles • • Advances in tactical wheeled vehicle training • Opportunities for industry in the LAV program future • Major General James E. Chambers, USA, • Updates to the Marine Personnel Carrier Commanding General, United States Army Combined Colonel Michael Micucci, USMC, LAV Program Manager, Opening Keynote Arms Support Command TACOM, Marine Corps Systems Command Supporting the MRAP Program Winning the War in Afghanistan with MRAPs 9:15 9:15 Future plans and goals for the MRAP and New Tactical Vehicles • MRAP Focus Sustainability of the fleet • The need for MRAPs in complex terrain • • Requirements and challenges • Marine outlook for future vehicles Dave K. Hansen, Deputy Program Manager, Joint MRAP • MRAP All-Terrain Vehicle Program Brigadier General Timothy Hanifen, USMC, Deputy Commanding General, Marine Corps Combat Networking Break 10:00 Development Command Army Fleet Modernization and Implementation 10:45 Networking Break 10:00 of Future Combat Systems G-8 Perspective Logistics modular force design • Industry Case Study: Tactical Vehicle 10:45 Serviceable repair parts • Lighting Systems • Force generation model Lighting wiring harness • Colonel Guy Beougher, USA, G-8 (Force Development), Mirror bracketry • Focused Logistics Division Eric Thorstensen, Director, Grote Industries Israeli Technology Answer to the Ground Maneuver 11:30 Operational Test Command: Testing Tomorrow's 11:30 Survivability Challenge Vehicle Testing Focus • Vehicles for Today's Soldiers New technology • MRAP vehicle testing • • Survivability advancements • ECV-2 testing and light vehicle replacement Lieutenant Colonel Lior Kotick, Israel Ministry of Defense • Development of future test Colonel Brian Dosa, USA Director, Engineer / Lunch 12:15 Combat Support Test Directorate, US Army Operational Test Command Force Capabilities for the Joint Multinational 1:15 Environment Lunch 12:15 Army capabilities integration • Examination of requirements within the Army • Marine Corps Systems Command Perspective Current Challenges with Power Requirements in 1:15 • Complex urban terrain Tactical Vehicles Al Resnick, SES, Director, Capabilities Development and Testing and evaluation • Assessments, Army Capabilities Integration Center, US Equipment surveys from the theater • Army Training and Doctrine Command Michael A Gallagher, Program Manager, Expeditionary Power Systems, Marine Corps Systems Command The Future of Tactical Vehicles 2:00 Expectations for modernizing the fleet • Smart Integrated Vehicle Area Network 2:00 Integrated logistics support • The new net centric paradigm • • Field service support True plug and play across all vehicles • Chris Yunker, Mob/C-Mobility Section, Fires & • A low cost COTS UNIX based solution Maneuver Integration Division, Marine Corp Combat James Reeves, Manager Advanced Programs, SiVAN Development Command Program Manager, Northrop Grumman Networking Break 2:45 Networking Break 2:45 State Department Defense Defense Trade Policy Controls for Tactical Vehicles 3:15 Trade Prospective TRADOC Outlook Striking the Balance: TRADOC 3:30 Purchasing or selling parts for vehicles outside US • Capabilities • New export and import controls • Modeling simulation • Jonathan Dennis, Political Military Affairs, Department • Modernizing the fleet of tactical vehicles of State Robert Hobbs, Deputy TRADOC Capability Manager Autonomic Logistics Supporting Tactical Combat 4:00 Future Outlook of AAV 4:15 Vehicles Current initiatives and future upgrades • Embedded diagnostics/prognostics • Challenges in the program • Tactical fuel monitoring and management • Bryan Prosser, Program Manager, Assault Amphibious • Enhance maintenance and supportability of tactical vehicles Vehicle Systems Eddie C. Crow, Jr., Head, Systems Operations & Automation Divison, Applied Research Laboratory The Cocktail Reception 5:00 sponsored by: Pennsylvania University End of Main Summit 4:45 End of Day One 6:00 Register by calling Joe at 416-597-4733 4
  5. 5. Venue & Lodging Register by Email Phone or Fax For information on venue and lodging call Joe Manthey at 416-597-4733. Email: Sponsorship and Exhibition Phone: 416-597-4733 Opportunities Still Available! Fax: 416-598-7934 24 hours a day For more information please contact Joseph Manthey at 416- 597-4733 or via e-mail at For information about sponsoring our upcoming Webinars, please contact Joseph Manthey at 416-597-4733 or via email at Pricing Industry Military, Government & Academia Sponsors: Register & Standard Pay by Feb. 27 Price Vehicle Systems $500 $500 $500 Development Focus Day (Mon Apr 27) $999 $899 $999 Main Summit (Tues-Wed Apr 28-29) Team Discounts* Number of Attendees Savings of: 3 to 4 10% 5 or more 15% * Discounts apply to registrations submitted together, at the same time. Cannot be combined with any other discount. 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. * CT residents or people employed in the state of CT must add 6% sales tax. Exhibitors: 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: 13169.003 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 call Joe Manthey at 416-597-4733 for cancellation, postponement and substitution policy Special Dietary Needs: If you have a dietary restriction, please contact Customer Service at 416-597-4733 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 by calling Joseph at 416-597-4733 5
  6. 6. 2nd Annual Tactical Vehicles TM summit Your customer registration code is: TLS/JM When registering, please provide the code above. Don’t miss your most vital opportunity of the year to: Get the latest updates on tactical vehicle • procurement, technology and development, and fleet modernization, including MRAP, JLTV, FMTV, and 3 EASY WAYS TO REGISTER: AAV 1 Email: Gain first-hand insight into the new MRAP-ALL • 2 Phone: 416-597-4733 Terrain (M-ATV) 3 Fax: 416-598-7934 24 hours a day Increase foreign investment: learn Department of • State tactical vehicle export and import trade controls 13169.003/D/TP Discover the most advanced presents a training conference: weight reduction solutions for tactical vehicles. 2nd Annual See page 3 for details! Tactical Vehicles TM summit Enhancing Survivability in All Terrain April 27 - 29, 2009 • Washington, DC Area Sponsored by: Register by calling Joseph at 416-597-4733