Event Description

44th Air Armament Symposium
"Agile Innovation for the Future"
Sponsored by NDIA Gulf Coast Chapter

* No Briefing Provided Briefing post

Day One:

Opening Remarks
Ms Mary Ward, NDIA Gulf Coast
Chapter President

PEO Welcome*
Brig Gen Anthony Genatempo, AF PEO Weapons

Keynote Address*
Dr. Will Roper, Assistant Secretary of the Air Force Acquisition, Technology and Logistics

Armament Acquisition Vision
Brig Gen Anthony Genatempo, AF PEO Weapons

Developing Technologies
Mr. Gregg Costabile, (SES) Director, Engineering and Technical Management

Industry Agile Success Stories

Panel: Agile Acquisition, Agile Contracting*
Ms. Laurie Moncrieff, Mr. Ted Kopec,
Ms. Yavontka Boose-Martin, Ms. Ashley Haslauer

System Deployment
Lt. Col Jeremiah Sanders, Air
Operations Center Program Manager

Research and Development
Colonel Gary Haase, Commander and Director for the Munitions Directorate, Air Force Research Laboratory

Agile Software Solutions*
Ms. Donna Frazier, Director, 402 Software Maintenance Group, Warner Robins Air Logistics Complex

Day Two:

Welcome Back*
Ms Mary Ward, NDIA Gulf Coast Chapter President

Joint Services Picatinny Arsenal*
Colonel Justin Highley, Project Director, Joint Services Picatinny Arsenal

Operational Testing*
Colonel David Abba, Commander 53rd Wing, Eglin Air Force Base, Florida

Rapid Manufacturing
Mr. Stan K. Sherrod, Director for the U.S. Army Aviation and Missile Research, Development and Engineering Center's Engineering Directorate at Redstone Arsenal, and Dr. James C. Kirsh, Deputy Director for the Weapons Development & Integration Directorate, U.S. Army Aviation and Missile Research, Development, and Engineering Center at Redstone Arsenal

Warfighter Perspective*
Colonel David A. Harris Jr. AFSOC A-5/8 Director, Strategic Plans, Programs, and Requirements Special Operations Command, Hurlburt Field, Florida

Air Force Test Center Vision for the Future*
Dr. Elisabetta L. “Betta” Jerome, Technical Advisor, Armament and Weapons Test and Evaluation, Eglin Air Force, Florida

Teresa Hughes & Bob Hoffman

Industry Perspective*
Bretton Alexander, Blue Origin Vice President Government Sales & Strategy

Key Speaker*
VADM Michael T. Moran, Principal Military Deputy, Assistant Secretary of the Navy for Research, Development and Acquisition

Testing & Evaluation
Brig Gen. Evan Dertien, Commander, 96th Test Wing, Air Force Materiel Command, Eglin Air Force Base, Florida

Weapons Design Agent
Dr. Bruce Simpson, IS4S

Summary/Closing Remarks*
Ms. Mary Ward, NDIA Gulf Coast Chapter President, and Brig Gen Anthony Genatempo, AF PEO Weapons


Event Details

November 7-8, 2018


Emerald Coast Convention Center
1250 Miracle Strip Parkway SE
Ft. Walton Beach, Florida 32548

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