Conference Proceedings

Stability, Security, Transition and Reconstruction Operations Conference

27 - 28 November 2007

Falls Church, VA



Tuesday, 27 November 2007

Keynote Address: Lt Gen James N. Soligan, USAF, Deputy Chief of Staff for Transformation, Allied Command Transformation

"Transportable Infrastructures for Development and Emergency Support (TIDES)", Dr. Linton Wells, Distinguished Research Fellow and Force Transformation Chair, Center for Technology and National Security Policy, National Defense University

Panel: Interagency Training Policy

  • Mr. Rob Blandford, Office of the Under Secretary of Defense for Personnel and Readiness
  • Mr. Paul Turner, Training Advisor, Office of the Coordinator for Reconstruction and Stabilization, U.S. Department of State
  • Ms. Debbie Jackson, Senior Education and Training Advisor, Office of Military Affairs, U.S. Agency for International Development

Panel: Taking Stock of DoDD 3000.05

Panel: SSTR Enablers: United Nations, Private Sector and NGOs/PVOs


Wednesday, 28 November 2007

Panel: U.S. Army: Evolving for the SSTR Mission

  • COL Simon Wolsey, UK, Chief, Stability Operations Division, U.S. Army, Directorate of Strategy, Plans and Policy
  • COL John Bird, USA, Director, Training Development and Support, U.S. Army, IC&FH

"U.S. Africa Command: The Time is Right", Brig Gen Frederick Martin, USAF, Deputy Director of Operations and Logistics, AFRICOM

Mr. Bernard Carreau, Senior Research Fellow, Center for Technology and National Security, National Defense University

Panel: New Initiatives to Enhance Interagency Unity of Effort

  • Mr. John Scott, Vice President, Open Integration, RadiantBlue Technologies, Inc.

"Experimentation, Springboard to Integration", CAPT Michael Chase, USN, U.S. Joint Forces Command