Phase III Agenda

Phase III Agenda

Speakers and topics subject to change.

Maritime | Tuesday, October 19th | 1300–1500 EDT REGISTER NOW

Sponsored by Lockheed Martin + Peraton

Keynote | Unmanned Task Force Overview

  • Michael Stewart, Deputy Director, Integrated Warfare (N9IB), Unmanned Task Force Lead, U.S. Navy

Panel Discussion | Sandbox

  • Marie Bussiere, Combat Systems Department Head, Undersea Warfare Center
  • Paul Mann, Chief Systems Engineer, Office of the DASN RDT&E, U.S. Navy
  • CDR Thomas McDermott, Military Deputy for AI/ML/Autonomous Unmanned Systems for Project Overmatch, U.S. Navy
  • Dr. Jason Stack, Technical Director, Office of Naval Research, U.S. Navy
  • Dorothy Engelhardt, Director, Unmanned Systems, DASN Ships, U.S. Navy (Moderator)

Program Review

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

Industry Analysis | 2022 Defense Budget for Maritime

  • David Klein, Research Analyst, AUVSI

Air | Wednesday, October 20th | 1300–1500 EDT REGISTER NOW

Keynote | One Defense – Pursuing a Joint Network Solution

  • Major General Heather Pringle, Commander, Air Force Research Laboratory

Spotlight Session | SquadX Origins

  • Dr. Stuart Young, Program Manager, Tactical Technology Office, Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA)

Panel Discussion | Space Force/SpaceWERX Introduction

  • LTC Brian "Trend" Holt, Space Prime Lead, SpaceWERX
  • Gabe Mounce, Deputy Director, SpaceWERX
  • Dyan Gibbens, Acting CTO and Strategic Advisor, AFWERX and SpaceWERX (Moderator)

Ground | Thursday, October 21st | 1300–1500 EDT REGISTER NOW

Keynote | DARPA Subterranean (SubT) Challenge

  • Dr. Timothy Chung, Program Manager, Tactical Technology Office, Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA)

Panel Discussion | Gaining Traction with Autonomy

A look at the concepts, plans, and challenges for the transition of autonomous capabilities from the science and technology base to emerging programs of record. Key areas of discussion will be safety, security, transition, and validation of new capabilities

  • Kevin Mills, Associate Director, Ground Vehicle Robotics, U.S. ARMY
  • Dr. Stuart Young, Program Manager, Tactical Technology Office, Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA)
  • LTC Chris Orlowski, Product Manager, Robotic Combat Vehicles, PEO Ground Combat Systems, U.S. Army (Moderator)

Industry Analysis | 2022 Defense Budget for Ground

  • David Klein, Research Analyst, AUVSI