Main Conference Day 1

8:00 AM - 8:45 AM Networking Breakfast & Registration

8:45 AM - 9:00 AM Chairperson’s Welcome and Opening Remarks

9:00 AM - 9:45 AM Analysis of US Army’s Modernization Priorities in the Face of Emerging Threats

-Which types of environments does the Army expect to fight in in the near future?
-Which capabilities does the Army want to enhance in the current GCVs?
-Why should modernization take priority over NGCV?

9:45 AM - 10:30 AM Emerging Requirements and Concepts for our Next Generation Combat Vehicle

Gerald "Andy" Boston, Director, Team NGCV Provisional

Gerald "Andy" Boston

Team NGCV Provisional

10:30 AM - 11:15 AM Morning Networking & Refreshment Break

11:15 AM - 12:00 PM U.S. Military’s Short Term And Long Term Strategic Plan In Modernizing Its Fleet Of Abrams Tanks To Increase Their Protection And Lethality.

- Increasing protection through Trophy APS
- Reviewing potential integration of next generation weapons to increase its lethality
- Future acquisition goals for the program

12:00 PM - 12:45 PM German Long-Term Modernization Plan: Outlining The German Combat Vehicle Modernization Program

-Reviewing the state of current fleet of German GCVs
-Modernization priorities of the German Army
-Future proofing the fleet of GCVs

12:45 PM - 1:30 PM Networking Luncheon

1:45 PM - 2:30 PM A Review of Operational Environment 2035 & Intelligence Consideration

Dwayne Hynes, Policy Analyst and Acquisition-Intelligence Staff Officer, DCS, G-2 (DAMI-FIT), US Army

Dwayne Hynes

Policy Analyst and Acquisition-Intelligence Staff Officer
DCS, G-2 (DAMI-FIT), US Army

2:30 PM - 3:15 PM Russian Unmanned Military Systems: Developments and Implications for the US Warfighter

3:15 PM - 4:00 PM Afternoon Networking & Refreshment Break

4:00 PM - 4:45 PM A Review of Current Active Protection Systems

4:45 PM - 5:00 PM Chairperson’s Closing Remarks

5:00 PM - 5:00 PM End of Main Conference Day One