Conference Proceedings

Ground Robotics Capabilities Conference & Exhibition

"Into the Hands of the Warfighter"

3 - 6 March 2008

San Antonio, TX



Tuesday, 4 March 2008

Opening Remarks - Mr. David Ahern, Director, Portfolio Systems Acquisition, Acquisition, Technology and Logistics, OUSD

Keynote Speaker - GEN Paul Kern, USA (Ret)

OSD Ground Robotics Update - Mrs. Ellen Purdy, Director, Joint Ground Robotics Enterprise, Acquisition, Technology and Logistics, OUSD

Ground Robotics and the Joint Warfighter

Wednesday, 5 March 2008

Keynote Speaker - Mr. Rodney Brooks, iRobot

Keynote Panel - International


Thursday, 6 March 2008

Keynote Speaker - Mr. Richard Rumpf, Former Acting Assistant Secretary of the Navy for Research, Engineering and Systems; Rumpf Associates International
Working group B - Small Business Issues
Working group C - Technology "Longpoles"
Working group D - Ground Robotics In Homeland Defense
Working group F - Combat Support/Combat Service Support Issues
Working group G - Operational Issues/Challenges
Working group H - Interoperability