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Virginia Beach, VA

16 - 19 November 2009


Monday, November 16, 2009


CGCIS Support to the Coast Guard Innovation Expo 2009

·         LCDR Alan Tubb USCG Counterintelligence Service (CGCIS) MIFC LANT



Tuesday, November 17, 2009


Panel Session #1: The Myths of Innovation: Balancing the Benefits and the Costs of Risk Taking

     Moderator: Ms. Lisa Bodell, CEO futurethink


·         Mr. Bill Wing, President and CEO of Wing Inflatables Inc

·         Mr. Edwin Addison, Innovation faculty member Johns Hopkins University, founder Addison Biomedicine, Inc

·         Mr. Gary Koelling, Director, Emerging Media Technology, Best Buy, Inc.

·         Mr. Timothy R. Girton, Technical Director, U.S. Coast Guard Research & Development Center


Panel Session #2: CG Acquisition: Strengthening the Coast Guard of the Future

     Moderator: Mr. Tom D. Chalecki, Deputy, Office of Mission Support Integration (DCMS-5)


·         RADM Ronald J. Rábago, USCG Assistant Commandant for Acquisition (CG-9) and Chief Acquisition Officer (CAO)

·         RADM Paul Zukunft, USCG Assistant Commandant for Capability (CG-7)

·         Ms. Clair Grady, Senior Procurement Executive & Head of Contracting Activity (CG-91)

·         Mr. Dana Goward, Director of Assessment, Integration, and Risk Management (CG-51)

·         CAPT Marshall B. Lytle, USCG Chief Information Officer /Acting Assistant Commandant for C4 and IT (CG-6)


Panel Session #3:  Industry Thought Leaders:  How Industry Brings Experience, Engineering, and Expertise to the Table.

     Moderator: CAPT Joseph M. Re, USCG, Chief, Office of Performance Management and Decision Support (CG-0954)


·         Mr. Pat Stillman, Senior Vice President, SAIC

·         Mr. Jack Littley, DSc, President and COO, Truestone

·         Mr. Lee Wright, General Dynamics, C4 Systems

·         Mr. Paul F. Bill, Deputy Director - Business Development Armaments Systems, BAE Systems Land & Armaments

·         Mr. Tom Crabtree, VP Booz Allen Hamilton


Wednesday, November 18, 2009


Panel Session #4: Coast Guard Modernization: Where We Are and Where We Are Heading

     Moderator: RDML (sel) Sandra L. Stosz, USCG, Director, Enterprise Strategy, Management and Doctrine Oversight (CG-095)


·         RDML Kevin S. Cook, USCG, Director of Prevention Policy (CG-54)

·         Mr. Jamie Zamora, Project Director and Management Consultant, NAPA

·         Mr. Jeffery G. Orner, Deputy Assistant Commandant for Engineering & Logistics USCG (CG-4D)

·         CAPT Richard M. Kaser, USCG, Chief of Staff, Atlantic Area / OPCO

·         CAPT Charley L. Diaz, USCG, Chief of Staff, Pacific Area / FORCECOM

·         Mr. Martin J. Rajk, Deputy Assistant Commandant for Resources USCG (CG-8D)


Panel Session #5: Innovation Management:  Harvesting Ideas for Exponential Efficiency Improvement

     Moderator: Dr. Phil Samuel, Ph.D., Chief Innovation Officer, Breakthrough Management Group International


·         Ms. Tina Cariola, IdeaFactory Program Manager, Transportation Security Administration

·         Ms. Montressa L. Washington, Senior Managing Consultant, IBM Global Business Services

·         Ms. Christa Semko, Digital Media Strategist, Employee Storm, Dell Computers


Panel Session #6: Born Ready: Coast Guard Missions and the Guardian of Tomorrow

     Moderator: Dr. Steve B. Wehrenberg, Ph.D., Director of Human Resources Strategy and Capability Development


·         CDR Kurt Virkaitis, USCG, Office of Net Assessment, Office of the Secretary of Defense

·         Mr. Dan Ingold, Principle, Powersmith Energy Consulting

·         Dr. Mark C. Gentry, Supervisor of Arctic Technology and Metocean, ExxonMobil Upstream Company

·         Dr. Pablo Clemente-Colon, Chief Scientist of the National Ice Center (NIC), NOAA

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