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June 26 - 28, 2019
Washington, D.C.

Main Day 1

8:00 am - 8:45 am Registration & Coffee

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Dan Darnell

Vice President, Strategic Initiatives Business Development Space and Airborne Systems
Raytheon

9:00 am - 9:45 am PROVIDING GROUND AND INFANTRY OVER-MATCH AND INCREASED LETHALITY

Major General Wilson A. Shoffner - Commanding General, Fires Center of Excellence and Fort Sill, US Army
• Enhancing SHORAD capabilities, for full dominance in the multi-domain battle
• Integrating DE weapons system on mobile assets
• Future plans and requirements for ground forces
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Major General Wilson A. Shoffner

Commanding General, Fires Center of Excellence and Fort Sill
US Army


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Brigadier General William Whittenberger, Jr

Mobilization Assistant to the Director of Strategic Plans, Programs & Requirements
AFSOC, US Airforce

10:30 am - 11:15 am Demo Drive and Morning Networking & Refreshment Break

11:15 am - 12:00 pm DISRUPTIVE THINKING: ADVANCED ISR AND LASERS IN COUNTER UAS APPLICATIONS

Dr. Ben Allison - Director, HEL Program, Raytheon
• Learn about beam director and sensors package combination forming Raytheon’s one-system solution
• Watch live tracking footage taken by Raytheon’s HEL system
• See the system’s ground-based and airborne applications
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Dr. Ben Allison

Director, HEL Program
Raytheon

12:00 pm - 1:00 pm Networking Luncheon

1:00 pm - 1:45 pm STRENGTHENING THE BMD ARCHITECTURE WITH DIRECTED ENERGY

Mr. Mr. Joseph Keelon - Program Executive, Advanced Technology Office, Missile Defense Agency
• Utilizing precision DES for Left of Launch Capabilities
• Boost Phase Interception by applying HEL from High Altitude Long Range (HALE) manned and unmanned platforms
• Introducing a complete array for maximum defense
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Mr. Mr. Joseph Keelon

Program Executive, Advanced Technology Office
Missile Defense Agency

1:45 pm - 2:30 pm Joint Laser Systems Effectiveness Joint Test

Scott Boyd - Director, JLaSE Joint Test , NSWC Dahlgren
·         JLaSE and J-FLaME joint feasibility study update
·         Integration of DEL systems into the Joint Targeting Cycle focusing on capabilities analysis, weapons, and damage estimation
·         Collateral and civilian concerns for employment
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Scott Boyd

Director, JLaSE Joint Test
NSWC Dahlgren

2:30 pm - 3:15 pm PRIORITIES AND REQUIREMENTS FOR NAVAL DIRECTED ENERGY WEAPON SYSTEMS R&D

William Bray - Deputy Assistant Secretary of the Navy Research Development, Test and Evaluation, US Navy
• Priorities For Directed Energy Weapons Systems Acquisition, R&D and experimentation
• Future capabilities and guidance for DES integration
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William Bray

Deputy Assistant Secretary of the Navy Research Development, Test and Evaluation
US Navy

3:15 pm - 3:45 pm Afternoon Networking & Refreshment Break

3:45 pm - 4:30 pm AF Directed Energy Experimentation for Air Base Defense, Precision Engagement, Aircraft Self-Protect

Dr. Michael Jirjis - Directed Energy Experimentation Lead, AF Strategic Development Planning & Experimentation , Air Foce Research Laboratory (AFRL)
  • US Air Force Directed Energy Weapons Flight Plan
  • Directed Energy Experimentation Campaign
  • Airbase Defense targeting group 1 and 2 unmanned aircrafts
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Dr. Michael Jirjis

Directed Energy Experimentation Lead, AF Strategic Development Planning & Experimentation
Air Foce Research Laboratory (AFRL)

4:30 pm - 5:00 pm PROVIDING DISTRIBUTED LETHALITY WITH DIRECTED ENERGY AND KINETIC PLATFORMS

Colonel Michael Thompson - Chief, Advanced Weapon Systems Division, ACC USAF
• Warfighters perspective for future requirements, capabilities and
• integration of DE weapon systems on fighter jets
• Enabling crew and asset survivability while increasing air superiority
• Advancements in Precise turbulence correction and laser beam pointing for mission success
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Colonel Michael Thompson

Chief, Advanced Weapon Systems Division
ACC USAF

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Dan Darnell

Vice President, Strategic Initiatives Business Development Space and Airborne Systems
Raytheon