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

Pre-Summit Focus Day

9:00 am - 9:50 am Registration & Breakfast

9:50 am - 10:00 am Chairperson’s Opening Remarks

10:00 am - 11:00 am Congressional Perspectives to Bolster DE Development and Integration into Armed Services

Congressman Douglas L. Lamborn - Co-Chair, Directed Energy Caucus, U.S Congress
- NDAA 2019 and its affect on DE competencies
- Congressional initiatives to spur DE operationalization and integration into the Services
- Considerations on FY2020 and ongoing DE efforts
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Congressman Douglas L. Lamborn

Co-Chair, Directed Energy Caucus
U.S Congress

11:00 am - 11:45 am Morning Networking Break

11:45 am - 12:45 pm Driving the Department’s DE Research: Current DE Priorities

Harry Sinsheimer - Deputy Director, Joint Directed Energy Transition Office (DE JTO)
- Vision for a DoD DE Technology Plan: technological priorities
- Out of development and onto deployment: necessary next steps
- Challenges of integrating HELs 
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Harry Sinsheimer

Deputy Director
Joint Directed Energy Transition Office (DE JTO)

12:45 pm - 1:45 pm Lunch

 

1:45 pm - 2:45 pm ACC Directed Energy Lethality Activities: DE Challenges & Opportunities

Gary Woltering - Deputy Chief, Advanced Weapons Systems Division, Air Combat Command
-          Driving laser beaming capabilities in support of advanced lethality
-          Challenges associated with DE integration efforts: necessary next steps
-          Initiatives to put DE capabilities into the Warfighter’s hands
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Gary Woltering

Deputy Chief
Advanced Weapons Systems Division, Air Combat Command

2:45 pm - 3:00 pm Chairperson’s Closing Remarks


3:00 pm - 3:00 pm End of Focus Day