Phase II Agenda

Phase II Agenda

Speakers and topics subject to change.

Maritime | Tuesday, July 27th | 1300–1500 EDT REGISTER NOW

Sponsored by Peraton

Keynote | IBP-21: From Vision to Execution

  • Dr. Jason Stack, Technical Director, Office of Naval Research, U.S. Navy

Spotlight Session | Critical Funding for Unmanned Systems Integration

  • Representative Joe Courtney, Chairman, Seapower and Projection Forces Subcommittee, U.S. House of Representatives
  • Representative Jim Langevin, Chairman, Intelligence and Emerging Threats and Capabilities Subcommittee, U.S. House of Representatives
  • Nevin Carr, Vice President, Navy Strategic Account Executive, Leidos (Moderator)

Program Review | Ghost Fleet Overlord USV Autonomous Transition to the West Coast

  • Captain Pete Small, Program Executive Office, Unmanned and Small Combatants, PMS-406, U.S. Navy

Air | Wednesday, July 28th | 1300–1500 EDT REGISTER NOW

Keynote | The role of UAS in Multi-Domain Operations and Joint All Domain Operations

  • Michael Pappas, Director, Operations & Integration, G-2 US Army

Keynote | Agility Prime

  • Colonel Nathan Diller, Director, AFWERX, U.S. Air Force

Panel Discussion | A Joint Approach to UTM

FAA/NASA/Industry discussion on developing technologies in UAS and UTM. Content focus on the data the FAA needs for their decision making and how NASA is involved in supporting that effort with their data collection/ the different instruments NASA is using to collect data; including a discussion around necessary infrastructure to enable UAM along with an industry perspective on the future of UAS, IoT/Smart Cities.

  • Steve Bradford,Chief Scientist for Architecture & Next Gen, FAA
  • Darshan Divakaran, Program Manager, Agility Prime, U.S. Air Force
  • Dr. Marcus Johnson, UTM Deputy Program Manager, NASA
  • John Neville, Deloitte Consulting
  • John Walker, Senior Partner, The Padina Group (Moderator)

Ground | Thursday, July 29th | 1300–1500 EDT REGISTER NOW

Sponsored by NAMC

Keynote | 2020 Updated National Robotics Roadmap

  • Henrik Christensen, Ph.D., Director, Contextual Robotics Institute, UC San Diego

Panel Discussion | Commercial Market Trends in Autonomy

Dig deeper into the investments and integration of autonomous technologies, including how the government can support bridging commercial markets to defense applications.

  • Mike Boulet, Director of Autonomous Systems Mission Area, MIT Lincoln Laboratory
  • Dr. Whitney Mason, Program Manager of Microsystems Technology Office, DARPA
  • Dr. Kevin O'Brien, Autonomy Portfolio, Defense Innovation Unit
  • Orin Hoffman, Venture Partner, The Engine (Moderator)

Industry Analysis | Proposed 2022 Unmanned Budget

  • David Klein, Research Analyst, AUVSI