Catalyst for defense cooperation since 1987

Special Thanks

Embassy of Italy

Program (as PDF)

1415 – 1430 Welcome
  • MGen. Gabriele Salvestroni, Defense Attaché, Embassy of Italy (Confirmed)
1430 – 1450 Keynote:
  • Hon. Frank Kendall, Principal DUSD, AT&L (Confirmed)
1450 - 1500 BREAK
1500 - 1600 Service Technology Organizations
  • Paul A. Gido, Assistant Vice Chief of Naval Research, ONR (Confirmed)
  • Dr. Mark S. Maurice, Director, Int’l, Office of Scientific Research, USAF (Confirmed)
  • Stephen Cohn, Director, International Science & Tech. Programs, Asst. Sec. of the Army  (Confirmed)
  • Lt. Col. Francesco Nasca, Research & Technology Projects Section Head, NATO HQ SACT (Confirmed)

Moderator: Dr. Gerald Epstein, Director, Center for Science, Technology & Security Policy, American Association for the Advancement of Science (Confirmed)

1600 – 1630 Programs
  • Earl Wyatt, Director for Rapid Fielding, ASD(R&E) (Confirmed)
  • Dan Cundiff, Deputy Director, Rapid Fielding / CTO (Confirmed)
1630 – 1715 Attaché Perspectives
  • Martin Neill, Counselor, Def. Acquisition & Technology, British Embassy (Confirmed)
  • Col. Nicolas Hué, Defense Cooperation Attaché, Embassy of France
  • Dr. Lean Weng Yeoh, Counselor, Def. Technology, Embassy of Singapore (Confirmed)  

Moderator: Ron Genemans, Def. Cooperation Attaché, Embassy of the Netherlands (Confirmed)

1715 - 1800 Technology Innovation for Industry Programs
  • Dr. Stephen D. Bryen, President, Finmeccanica Inc.    (Confirmed)
  • Gregory L. Kee, General Manager, NATO MEADS Management Agency (Confirmed)
  • Lt.Col. Gregg Skinner, USMC, V-22 Osprey Program, NAVAIR (Confirmed)
1800 – 1930 Reception