Agenda

Program Starts at 9:00 am

I. Emerging Military UAS Needs, Initiatives & Opportunities

KEYNOTE ADDRESSES:

“USPACOM J3 UAS Operations Needs & Capabilities”
BRIGADIER GENERAL AARON PRUPAS, USAF
Director of Warfighting Operations Support to the Deputy Chief of Staff, ISR, Headquarters U.S. Air Force

“USSTRATCOM UAS Needs & Requirements”
MR. KENNETH CALLICUTT, SES
J8 Director Capability and Resource Integration, U.S. Strategic Command (USSTRATCOM)

“Unmanned Aerial Systems – Providing Deployed Forces and Base Defense in the Age of Drones”
CAPT MIKE DAVIS, USN
Deputy J36, Space and Integrated Air and Missile Defense Division, U.S. Pacific Command (USPACOM)

“USPACOM UAS and C-UAS Requirements and Capabilities”
DR. GEORGE KAILIWAI, III, SES
Director, Resources and Assessment Directorate (J8), United States Pacific Command (USPACOM)

 

“Army UAS Capabilities”
• COLONEL COURTNEY COTE, USA
Project Manager, Unmanned Aircraft Systems, Program Executive Office, U.S. Army Aviation, Redstone Arsenal

“Leveraging Unmanned Systems to Project/Sustain the Warfighter”
• COLONEL PAUL A. CRAVEY, USA
Director, TRADOC Capabilities Manager, Unmanned Aircraft Systems, US Army Aviation Center of Excellence

“UAS Fleet Management Needs & Requirements”
• MR. ED WARD
Chief, UAS Fleet Management, U.S. Army UAS PEO Aviation, Redstone Arsenal

“UAS Training Programs”
• MR. MARK FARRAR
Director, of Training, USA, UAS Training Center, 2-13th Aviation Regiment,
Fort Huachuca, AZ

“Army Intelligence Center of Excellence Programs”
• LTC DAN ISABELL, USA
G3, Army Intelligence Center of Excellence, Fort Huachuca, AZ

“Army Rapid Integration Center Programs & Capabilities”
• MS. JENNIFER GILLUM
Director, Army Rapid Integration and Acceptance Center (RIAC)

“Shadow Block III – MUM-T Integration”
• MAJOR MARSHALL GRAY, USA
Assistant Product Manager, Tactical UAS Project Office, Redstone Arsenal

“VMU-1 UAS Plans, Programs & Capabilities”
• LIEUTENANT COLONEL TODD “DUTCH” HOLLAND, USMC
Commanding Officer, Marine Unmanned Aerial Vehicle Squadron 1 (VMU-1),
Marine Aircraft Group 13, (MAG-13), 3rd Marine Aircraft Wing “

Navy’s TYCOM – UAS Update”
• COMMANDER (USN ret) CHRIS “PYRO” FITZGERALD, USN
Contract Support, Commander Naval Air Forces Pacific (N809A), (COMNAVAIRFOR, CNAF), UAS Requirements

“Commander, Naval Air Forces UAS Requirements and Capabilities”
CAPT TERENCE “TREE” HOEFT, USN
CNAP Deputy Force Requirements (N8A) and
• CAPT JOHN “FISH” FISCHER, USN
CNAP Aviation Safety Dir., (N45)

“U.S. Fourth Fleet Update – Theater of Innovation and UAS in the Maritime Environment”
• CAPT (USN ret) TED VENABLE
CNT UAS Program Manager at Commander, U.S. Naval Forces South and Commander, U.S. Fourth Fleet Counter Illicit Trafficking Program Manager (COMUSNAVSO/C4F), USN

“RPA Roles and Missions at USSOUTHCOM”
• LT PHILLIP MARTINEZ, USN
J2 Directorate Collection Requirements Management Branch Chief, United States Southern Command (USSOUTHCOM) and
• MR. JOSEPH HOSACK
Science & Technology Branch Chief, (USSOUTHCOM)

“USAF sUAS Testing in the Emerging Technologies CTF”
• MAJOR DAN “MATRIX” RILEY, USAF
Director, Emerging Technologies Combined Test Force

“163D Attack Wing RPA Needs & Capabilities”
• LT COL MATTHEW “BRONCO” BRANCATO, USAF
Commander, 160th Attack Squadron, Air National Guard

“432d UAS for the Warfighter”
• SENIOR REPRESENTATIVE
432d, Air Expeditionary Wing Group, Creech Air Force Base

 

II: Drone Integration in the NAS: Testing, Regulatory and Market Forecast

“UAS MOA in the NAS Plans & Policies Update”
• LTC (USA-ret) BARNEY OWENS
DoD Certificate of Authorization (COA) Manager

“Manufacturing and Operating UAS Commercially: The Latest in Legal & Regulatory Considerations”
• MR. MARK DOMBROFF
Partner, Dentons U.S. LLP

“Global UAS: Market Size, Trends and Observations”
• MR. MIKE BLADES
Research Director, Aerospace & Defense, Frost & Sullivan

 

III: Multi Spectral Sensor Capabilities – Cutting Edge Detect & Avoid Technologies

“Detect and Avoid for Large UAS”
• DR. FABRICE KUNZI
UAS Civilian Airspace Integration, General Atomics Aeronautical Systems, Inc.

“Global Hawk MS-177 Multi-Spectral Sensor Capabilities”
• MR. MICHAEL LYONS
Global Hawk Business Development, Northrop Grumman Aerospace Systems