Preliminary Agenda

All Conference sessions will be held at the Music City Center.

Tentative Agenda

Sunday, December 2
4:00p - 6:00p Registration
Monday, December 3
8:00a - 7:00p Registration
2:00p - 5:00p General Session (ManTech Session)
2:00p - 2:15p

Navy Welcome
Emcee: Mr. John Carney, Director, Navy Manufacturing Technology Program, Office of Naval Research
• National Anthem

2:15p - 2:45p A View from Congress
2:45p - 3:15p OUSD (R&E) Keynote
Mr. Robert A. Gold, Director, Engineering Enterprise
3:15p - 3:30p OSD ManTech Status
Ms. Tracy Frost, Director, OSD ManTech; Director, DoD Manufacturing USA Institutes
3:30p - 3:45p JDMTP Chair Overview
Dr. John Russell, JDMTP Chairman, Technical Director, Manufacturing and Industrial Technologies Division, Air Force Research Laboratory
3:45p - 4:00p Army ManTech Status
Ms. Julie Locker, Director for Integration, Assistant Secretary of the Army (Acquisition, Logistics, Technology) SAAL-ZT
4:00p - 4:15p Navy ManTech Status
Mr. John Carney, Director, Navy Manufacturing Technology Program, Office of Naval Research
4:15p - 4:30p Air Force ManTech Status
Dr. Charles Ward, Chief, Manufacturing and Industrial Technologies Division, Air Force Research Laboratory
4:30p - 4:45p DLA ManTech Status
Ms. Kelly Morris, Chief, Defense Logistics Agency Research & Development
4:45p - 5:00p MDA ManTech Status
Mr. Barry Birdsong, Director, Industrial Manufacturing and Technology, Missile Defense Agency
5:00p - 5:15p Defense Manufacturing Technology Achievement Awards
5:15p - 7:30p Opening of Exhibits/Poster Session Presentations
Networking Reception
Tuesday, December 4
7:00a - 7:00p Registration
7:00a - 8:00a Continental Breakfast
8:00a - 12:00p General Session
8:00a -8:15a Navy Opening Remarks
Emcee: Dr. David E. Walker, Research and Development Portfolio Director, Office of Naval Research
• Presentation of the Colors
8:15a - 8:45a Navy Keynote
Mr. William P. Bray, Deputy Assistant Secretary of the Navy Research, Development, Test and Evaluation
8:45a - 9:15a OSD Keynote
9:15a - 9:45a Break
9:30a - 7:30p Exhibit Hall Open
9:45a - 10:15a Industry Keynote
10:15a - 10:45a Strategic Picture Keynote
Honorable Katharina McFarland, Former Assistant Secretary of Defense (Acquisition)
10:45a - 11:45a S&T Executive Panel
Moderator: Honorable Katharina McFarland, Former Assistant Secretary of Defense (Acquisition)
• Dr. David E. Walker, Research and Development Portfolio Director, Office of Naval Research
• Dr. Thomas Russell, Deputy Assistant Secretary of the Army (Research and Technology) and Army Chief Scientist
Maj Gen William T. Cooley, Commander, Air Force Research Laboratory
11:45a - 11:50a Morning Wrap-up & Dismissal:
Dr. David E. Walker, Research and Development Portfolio Director, Office of Naval Research
12:00p - 1:15p Group Luncheon
Speaker - Mr. Titan Gilroy, Owner of Titans of CNC

Sponsored by:  NCDMM & NTMA

1:30p - 3:00p Concurrent Sessions
Advanced Manufacturing Enterprise (AME)
Composites
Electronics
Metals
• DARPA Gee Whiz
• SBIR/STTR
• Manufacturing Readiness Levels (OSD Perspective, MRL Activities, Army MRL Use)
• Manufacturing Institutes
3:00p - 3:30p Refreshment Break
3:30p - 5:00p Concurrent Sessions
Advanced Manufacturing Enterprise (AME)
Composites
Electronics
Metals
• DARPA Gee Whiz
• Manufacturing Readiness Levels (DCMA, NAVAIR, BOEING (MRL 1-3 Effectiveness))
• Manufacturing Institutes
Army Industry Outreach
5:00p - 7:30p Networking Reception & Exhibits/Poster Sessions
Wednesday, December 5
7:00a - 5:00p Registration
7:00a - 8:00a Continental Breakfast
8:00a - 12:00p General Session
8:00a - 8:10a Opening Remarks
Emcee: Mr. Neil A. Graf, Office of Naval Research, Navy ManTech Program
8:10a - 8:40a Innovation in Manufacturing Keynote
Mr. Pete Newell, Managing Partner, BMNT Partners
8:40a - 9:40a Defense Manufacturing Industry Innovation Panel
Moderator: Mr. Pete Newell, Managing Partner, BMNT Partners
• Mr. Ed Gerding, Vice President and Senior Chief Engineer, BDS Structures & Machanical Systems, Boeing
• Mr. Jeff Wilcox, Vice President, Digital Transformation, Lockheed Martin
• Mr. Brian Fields, Vice President, Business Transformation, Newport News Shipbuilding
9:30a - 4:00p Exhibit Hall Open
9:40a - 10:10a Refreshment Break
10:10a - 11:00a Innovative Manufacturing
• Mr. John "Jay" Rogers, President and CEO, Local Motors
Dr. William B. Bonvilian, Lecturer, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
• Ms. Nancy Pendleton, Vice President, Systems, Support & Analytics, Boeing Research & Technology, Boeing
• Dr. Dan Gamota, Vice President, Engineering & Technology Services, Jabil
11:00a - 12:00p Developing an Advanced Manufacturing Workforce
Topics: Educating the Manufacturing Workforce and Innovation in Workforce Development
• Mr. Michael Britt-Crane, Education and Workforce Development Lead, OSD ManTech
• Mr. Bryant Parmeter, Director of Workforce Development, NextFlex
• Ms. Emily Stover Derocco, CEO/Principal at E3, Education & Workforce Director, LIFT
• Mr. Kevin McComber, Assistant Director for the AIM Photonics Academy
12:00p - 12:05p DMC 2019 Announcement
12:00p - 1:30p Networking/Buffet Lunch in the Exhibit Hall
1:30p - 3:00p

Concurrent Sessions
Advanced Manufacturing Enterprise (AME)
Composites
Electronics
Metals
• NDIA Manufacturing Division: Defense Industry Roles in the 2018 National Strategic Plan for Advanced Manufacturing
• Manufacturing Readiness Assessment Training (AS6500 Training)
• Manufacturing Institutes
Energetics & Munitions

3:00p - 4:00p

Networking/Refreshment Break
Exhibit Hall Officially Closes at 4:00p
4:00p - 5:30p Concurrent Sessions
Advanced Manufacturing Enterprise (AME)
Composites
Electronics
Metals
NDIA Manufacturing Division: Cybersecurity for Manufacturing
• Manufacturing Readiness Assessment Training (MRL Training)
• Manufacturing Institutes
Energetics & Munitions
Thursday, December 6
7:00a - 4:30p Registration
7:30a - 8:30a Group Breakfast
8:00a - 8:30a Navajo Code Talker
Mr. Peter MacDonald, Sr.

Sponsored by:  Raytheon

8:30a - 8:45a Breakfast Dismissal
8:45a - 10:15a Concurrent Sessions
Advanced Manufacturing Enterprise (AME)
Composites
Electronics
• Metals
Manufacturing and Quality Roundtable
Biomanufacturing High Performance Materials for Defense Applications: Novel Coatings, Adhesives, Films, and more!
• Air Force ManTech Strategic Investment Plan
• Manufacturing Institutes
10:15a - 10:30a Break
10:30a - 12:00p Concurrent Sessions
Advanced Manufacturing Enterprise (AME)
Composites
Electronics
• Metals
• Manufacturing and Quality Roundtable
Biomanufacturing High Performance Materials for Defense Applications: Novel Coatings, Adhesives, Films, and more!
• Manufacturing Institutes
12:00p - 1:30p Open Lunch (on your own)
1:30p - 3:00p Concurrent Sessions
Advanced Manufacturing Enterprise (AME)
Electronics
• Metals
Energetics & Munitions
Biomanufacturing High Performance Materials for Defense Applications: Novel Coatings, Adhesives, Films, and more!
3:00p - 3:15p Refreshment Break
3:15p - 4:45p Concurrent Sessions
Advanced Manufacturing Enterprise (AME)
Electronics
• Metals
Energetics & Munitions
4:45p Conference Adjourns