Main Session

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Tuesday, August 20, 2013

Chuck Prikopa, GVSETS Chair, NDIA

Dr. Paul Rogers (SES) Director, U.S. Army Tank Automotive Research, Development and Engineer Center (TARDEC)

8:40am…Operating in the New Defense Environment Charlie Hall, President, AM General

9:10am…Operating in the new Defense Environment
Major General Michael Terry, Commanding General U.S. Army TACOM Life Cycle Management Command
Lieutenant General Patricia McQuistion, Deputy Commanding General, Army Materiel Command (AMC)


10:10am… Technology Transition – Complexities and Challenges
Art Siirila, Owner, Siirila and Associates

Panel Members
John A. Baylouny, Vice President and Chief Technology Officer, DRS Network and Imaging Systems Group
Sara Blackmer, Director, Government Markets, Pratt and Miller Engineering
Mark Stanczak, Founding Partner, Global ET

11:00am…Technology Applications/Opportunities for Ground Vehicles
Dr. Paul Zablocky (SES), Director, Space and Terrestrial Communications, Communications-Electronics Research, Development and Engineering Center (CERDEC)


1:00pm…Impacts of the Current Defense Environment on OEM

Panel Members
Regis Luther, Vice President, Military Products and Initiatives, Navistar
Steve Schultz, VP of Engineering, BAE Systems
Chris Vanslager, Vice President, Program Management and Business Development, AM General

2:00pm…SE Education and Collaboration
Dr. Walter Bryzik, DeVlieg Chairman and Professor of Mechanical Engineering, Wayne State University

 Panel Members
Dr. Darin Ellis, Associate Professor, Wayne State Univesity
Dr. David Gorsich, Chief Scientist, TARDEC
Dr. Richard Turner, Distinguished Service Professor, Stevens Institute of Technology
Dr. Gary Witus, Associate Professor, Research, Wayne State University


3:45pm… Warfigher Panel 
MG (R) Julian “JB” Burns, Vice President, Defense Affairs, Land and Armaments, BAE Systems

Download Presentations:

PM - LAV Brief

Maj John Pitt/Cpt Andrew Zaborowski

LTC Troy Denomy

Route Clearance Vehicles


Wednesday, August 21, 2013

Mike Viggato, (SES) Deputy to the Commanding General, TACOM LCMC 

8:20am…Impact of the Sequester and Continuing Resolution

Panel Members

Tom Bagwell, Deputy PEO Ground Combat Systems (GCS)
Kenneth Bousquet, Acting Executive Director, Army Contracting Command-Warren
Kevin Fahey (SES), PEO Combat Support and Combat Service Support (CS&CSS)


10:00am…Integrated Logistics Support/Sustainment Panel (Strategies to Sustain the Fleet in a Period of Reduced Resources and Discussion on Public-Private Partnerships)

Panel Members
Brian Butler, Director, ILSC, TACOM LCMC
John Gully, Senior VP and Army/Air Force Unit General Manager, SAIC

John Tile, Director Bradley Systems, BAE Systems

11:00am…Long Range Ground Vehicle Technology Strategy
Dr. Paul Rogers (SES) Director, TARDEC

Panel Members
Dr. David Gorsich, Chief Scientist, TARDEC
Jennifer Hitchcock (SES), Executive Director, Research Technology Integration, TARDEC
Magid Athnasios (SES), Executive Director, Systems Integration & Engineering, TARDEC

12:00pm…Lunch/Transition to Mini-Symposia