Conference Proceedings

2007 12th Expeditionary Warfare Conference

"Fighting Today and … Preparing for Future Challenges"

22 - 25 October 2007

Panama City, FL



Monday, 22 October 2007

Dinner Grand Lagoon Ballroom Guest Speaker:


Tuesday, 23 October 2007

Welcome and Opening Remarks

Rear Admiral Steven G. Smith, USN (Ret), ViaGlobal Group, LLC, Chairman, EW Division

Greenert, Maritime Strategy

Brigadier General Joseph E. Martz, USA, Director, Concepts Development and Experimentation, Army Capabilities Integration Center, TRADOC

Rear Admiral Thomas Atkin, USCG, Commander, USCG Deployable Operations Group

Lieutenant General James F. Amos, USMC, Deputy Commandant for Combat Development and Integration and Commanding General Marine Corps Combat Development Command

Session: Operations and Warfighter Needs


Wednesday, 24 October 2007

Rear Admiral Bernard J. "Barry" McCullough, USN, Special Assistant and Assistant DCNO for Warfighting Programs, OPNAV

Session: The Acquisition Process - Issues and Challenges

Keynote Speaker:
Vice Admiral Terrance T. Etnyre, USN, Commander, Naval Surface Forces

Panel Members:

Session: The Defense Industry - Challenges and Issues

Keynote Speaker:
The Honorable George A. Sawyer (former ASN RDA)

Panel Members:


Thursday, 25 October 2007

Rear Admiral John N. Christenson, USN, Vice Commander, Naval Mine & Anti-Submarine Warfare Command

Session: Requirements in Support of Expeditionary Warfare

Keynote Speaker:
Major General Thomas A. Benes, USMC, Director, Expeditionary Warfare Division, OPNAV (N85)

Panel Members: