Conference Proceedings

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2006 Munitions Executive Summit
Phoenix, AZ
"The Winds of Change - Altering the Munitions Landscape"
7-9 February 2006

Wednesday, 8 February 2006

Welcome and Opening Remarks, by BG(P) Paul Izzo, USA, Program Executive Officer, Ammunition

Keynote Address, by LTC William E. Mortensen, USA, Deputy Commanding General, Army Materiel Command

Industry Keynote, by Mr. Harold Yoh, III, Chairman & CEO, Day & Zimmermann

Public-Private Partnering, by Mr. Ronald Davis, Jr., Chief Industrial Operations, AMC

Warfigher Perspective: OIF/OEF Munitions Engagements / Performance, by LTC Steve Russell, USA, Battalion Commander

OSD Perspective, by Mr. Anthony Melita, Deputy Director, OUSD (AT&L), Defense Systems, Land Warfare and Munitions

Lunch Presentation, by Mr. Gregory L. Kee, Deputy Chief of Staff for Strategy, Plans and Policy, G-5

Panel: Acquisition Cross-Service Panel


BG (P) Paul S. Izzo, USA, PEO Ammunition


MajGen Kevin Sullivan, USAF, Commander, OGDEN Air Logistics Center

Mr. Robert Crawford, Deputy, Munitions and Logistics Readiness Center, JMC

OSD Perspective, by Mr. Anthony Melita, Deputy Director, OUSD (AT&L), Defense Systems, Land Warfare and Munitions

Army Ammunition Budget Priorities & Outlook, by COL Mike L. Waclawski, USA, Chief Congressional Budget Liaison, SAFM-BL

Congressional Perspective, by Mr. Dick Ladd, CEO, Robinson International, Inc.

ICAP / NDIA Panel "Industry Status Report", by BG William R. Holmes, USA(Ret), President and CEO, Day & Zimmermann Munitions and Defense

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Thursday, 9 February 2006

Health of Industry (Wall Street Vantage), by Mr. Pierre A. Chao, Senior Fellow, Center for Strategic & International Studies

Panel: PM Panel - Acquisition Programs & Priorities


Mr. Jim Sutton, Deputy PEO Ammunition


COL Jeff Gwilliam, USA, PM Joint Services

COL Mark Rider, USA, PM Maneuver Ammunition Systems

COL Jack Koster, USA, PM Close Combat Systems

COL Ole Knudsen, USA, PM Combat Ammunition Systems

- Recent Testing (Video)

Industrial Base, by Mr. Matthew T. Zimmerman, Associate PEO Ammunition, Industrial Base and Mr. Allan Beuster, Chief Industrial Preparedness Division, MLRC, JMC