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Pacific Operational Science & Technology Conference

14 - 17 July 2008

Honolulu, HI

 

Agenda

MONDAY, 14 JULY 2008

"INTERNATIONAL AND LONG-TERM PERSPECTIVES"

Commander's Priorities & Challenges

Commander Overview:

    Lt Gen Douglas Fraser, USAF, Deputy Commander, USPACOM

Issues around the Asia-Pacific Region

Vision and Future Opportunities

PACOM Walk-in Loop

 

TUESDAY, 15 JULY 2008

"ISSUES AND CHALLENGES IN THE REGION"

Homeland Security Perspective

HQ USPACOM Senior Leader Perspectives

LISTEN UP! Warfighter's Perspective

USPACOM Service Components & Sub-Unified Command Perspectives

 

WEDNESDAY, 16 JULY 2008

"SOLUTIONS TO PACOM CHALLENGES"

Office of the Secretary of Defense

  • Dr. Charles Perkins, Principal Assistant Deputy Under Secretary of? Defense, Advanced Systems and Concepts
  • Mr. Donald Loren, Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense, Homeland Security Integration

U.S. Joint Forces Command Perspective

  • LTG John Wood, USA, Deputy Commander, U.S. Joint Forces Command, "The Art and Science of Joint Warfighting"

Commanding Officers' Perspectives - Services S&T

Keynote Speaker: Dr. Tony Tether, Director, DARPA

Other Agency Perspectives

  • Dr. Dana Christensen, Associate Lab Director, Energy & Engineering Sciences, Oak Ridge National Laboratory
  • Dr. Peter Nanos, Associate Director of Research Defense Threat Reduction Agency
  • COL Kathleen Hithe, USAF, Deputy Director, Coalition Warfare Program, OUSD (AT&L)/International Cooperation

Emerging Technologies

Moderator: Dr. Richard Van Atta, Institute for Defense Analyses

Panelists: