25th ANNUAL NATIONAL LOGISTICS CONFERENCE & EXHIBITION

"21ST Century Logistics: Vision and Strategies for the 2nd Decade"

6 - 9 April 2009

Miami, FL

 

Agenda

Tuesday 7 April 2009

"VISION AND STRATEGIES"
Panel Discussion: "Small Business Interoperability and Opportunity in a Complex Defense Marketplace"

    Panelists:
    VADM Keith Lippert, USN (Ret), Chief Strategy Officer, Accenture National Security Services
    MG Dan Mongeon, USA (Ret), President and CEO, Agility Defense and Government Services
    Mr. Rod Buck, President, The Columbia Group
    Mr. Dick Lohrmann, Principal, Supply Chain and Logistics, Booz Allen Hamilton

Luncheon Speaker

Panel Discussion: "Stabilization and Economic Reconstruction: Logistics Integration"

    Moderator: Ambassador (Ret) David Litt, Executive Director, Center for Stabilization and Economic Reconstruction
    Panelists:
    Mr. Gerald Brown, Director, Industry Revitalization, Task Force on Improving Business and Stability Operations in Iraq (TFBSO), DoD
    Mr. Bill Horan, President, Operation Blessing
    Col Stephen Medeiros, USMC, Director ES-Log, USSOUTHCOM

Panel Discussion: "Multinational Logistics: A Rapidly Evolving, Complex Capability"

    Moderator: Mr. George Topic, Deputy Director for Strategic Logistics, J4, The Joint Staff
    Panelists:
    Mr. Gibson LeBoeuf, Vice President, Raytheon Company
    Col F.M. Boomer, Chief of Operational Support Transformation, Canadian Operational Support Command
    RADM Linda Bird, USN (Ret), Director of Logistics Programmes and Operations, NATO Maintenance Supply Agency
    Brig Jonathan Downes, OBE, Head of Defence Logistic Operations and Plans, United Kingdom Ministry of Defence

 

Wednesday 8 April 2009

"PARTNERSHIPS AND PERFORMANCE"
KEYNOTE SPEAKER

Panel Discussion: "Joint Logistics Leadership Fireside Chat"

Panel Discussion:"Industry Logistics Leadership Roundtable"

    Moderator: Mr. Louis Kratz, Vice President, Logistics and Sustainment, Corporate Engineering and Technology, Lockheed Martin Corporation

Panel Discussion: "Operational Logistics Challenges in the Evolving National Security Environment"

    Moderator: Mr. John Johns, ADUSD Maintenance Policy, OSD/L&MR
    Panelists:
    Mr. Christopher Lowman, SES, Director of Maintenance, Office of the Deputy Chief of Staff, G4
    MajGen Willie Williams, USMC, Commanding General, MARCORLO GCOM
    Maj Gen Bob McMahon, USAF, Director of Logistics, A-4L, Deputy Chief of Staff of the Air Force
    MG Jerry Johnson, USA, Deputy Chief of Staff, G4, U.S. Army Forces Command
    RDML Andy Brown, USN, Commander, Fleet and Industrial Supply Centers, U.S. Navy
    Mr. Jeff Orner, SES, Deputy Assistant Commandant, Engineering and Logistics, CG-4D, U.S. Coast Guard

Panel Discussion: "Contracting and Contractor Challenges on the Battlefield - Integrating and Controlling 'The Fifth Force Provider'"

    Moderator: Mr. Gary Motsek, ADUSD, Program Support, OSD/L&MR
    Panelists:
    Ms. Kristi Clemens, President, Aegis Defense Services LLC
    RDML Kathleen Dussault, USN, Commander, Joint Contracting Command Iraq and Afghanistan (Invited)
    Mr. Will Moser, Deputy Assistant Secretary for Logistics Management, Department of State
    LT G Rick Hack, USA, (Ret), KBR

 

Thursday 9 April 2009

"PEOPLE: THE IMPACT OF EDUCATION AND TECHNOLOGY"

Panel Discussion: "Logistics Workforce Education and Human Capital Initiatives: The Impact on People, Processes and Readiness"

Panel Discussion: "Operationalizing Information Technologies: Impact on People, Processes and Readiness"

    Moderator: Mr. Tim Harp, Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for C3ISR & IT Acquisition, OSD
    Panelists:
    Mr. William Kanotz Mr. James Sprang,, Autonomic Logistics Information System Program Manager, Lockheed Martin Corporation
    MG Dennis Jackson, USA (Ret), Director, Logistics Transformation, Oak Ridge National Labs
    Mr. Jon Newsom, Sustainment/PBL Solution Principal, SAP Public Services, Inc.

LUNCHEON SPEAKER

Panel Discussion: "Homeland Defense: People, Processes and Technology in Crisis Response"

    Panelists:
    Mr. Richard Gunderson, Acting Chief Procurement Offices, DHS HQ
    Mr. Jeff Orner, SES, Deputy Assistant Commandant, Engineering and Logistics, CG-4D, U.S. Coast Guard