Ground Vehicle Systems Engineering and Technology Symposium (GVSETS) & Advanced Planning Briefings for Industry (APBI)

August 8-10, 2017
Novi Suburban Collection Showplace

Final GVSETS & APBI Agendas available here

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The 9th annual Ground Vehicle Systems Engineering and Technology Symposium (GVSETS) and the Advanced Planning Briefings for Industry (ABPI) is the National Defense Industrial Association (NDIA) Michigan Chapter’s key industry-government-academia event.

This three-day event brings more than 1,000 executives, program managers, engineers, and other key decision-makers together to discuss initiatives, programs, plans, and technologies in the ground domain for both manned and unmanned systems. This is a unique opportunity for our community to come together to chart the course and contribute to the future success of our nation’s War fighters.

Keynote Speakers include:

General Gustave Perna,
Commanding General
Army Materiel Command (AMC)
BG David Komar
Director, Capabilities Development Directorate
Army Capabilities Integration Center (ARCIC)
Dale Ormond
Principle Director for Research
Office of the Assistant Secretary of Defense
(Research and Engineering

Announcing REVISED APBI Format. Click here for details!

GVSETS brings together leaders from the Army staff; Training and Doctrine Command (TRADOC); Research, Development and Engineering Command (RDECOM), Program Executive Offices (PEOs) for Army and United States Marine Corps (USMC) ground system portfolios; as well as industry and academia leaders.

The agenda for the Main Session and APBI, which will take place on day one and two, is taking shape with industry, government and other non-DoD organizations participating more than ever.

Day three will be focused on 5 main categories that will be presented in 5 parallel technical sessions.

Sessions topics include:

  • Autonomous Ground Systems (AGS)
  • Modeling & Simulation, Testing & Validation (MSTV)
  • Power and Mobility (P&M)
  • Systems Engineering (SE)
  • Vehicle Electronics and Architecture (VEA)

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