DoD Diminishing Manufacturing Sources & Material Shortages (DMSMS)
Conference, Exhibition & Workshop

10 - 13 July 2006

Charlotte, NC


Tuesday, July 11, 2006

Keynote Speaker:

  • Department of the Navy Perspective on Obsolescence Management, Mr. Nicholas J. Kunesh, Deputy Assistant Secretary of the Navy (Logistics)

Panel: Life Cycle Management
Moderator: Mr. Nicholas J. Kunesh, Deputy Assistant Secretary of the Navy (Logistics)

Luncheon Speaker:

Panel: Restrictions on Hazardous Substances (RoHS) Panel
Moderator: Mr. Vance Anderson, Program Manager, Defense MicroElectronics Activity (DMEA)

Panel: Sustainment Science and Technology
Moderator: Mr. Jeff Klein, Director C4ISR, Installations & Logistics, Space & Naval Warfare Systems Command

  • Mr. Louis Kratz, Vice President, Logistics Business Offi ce, Lockheed Martin
  • Dr. Tommy Gardner, Director of Science, Technology & Innovation, Raytheon Technical Services Company, LLC
  • Mr. Rick Catoe, Vice President of Sales, Arrow Zeus, Arrow Electronics
  • Mr. Bryan Brady, Vice President/Director of Defense Aerospace Business Unit, AVNET, Inc.


Wednesday, July 12, 2006

Keynote Speakers:

  • New World of DMSMS, Dr. Carolynn A. Amberntson, Sr. Staff Procurement Engineer Lockheed Martin Missiles & Fire Control Lockheed Martin Missiles & Fire Control
  • DMSMS - The Challenges The Challenges Ahead Ahead, Brigadier General E.G. Payne, Marine Corps Logistics Command

Panel: DMSMS Management, Planning, Implementation, Assessment, and Metrics
Moderator: Mr. Walt Tomczykowski, Director, Life Cycle Management, ARINC Engineering Service, LLC

  • Mr. Kevin Kenney, Systems Acquisition Manager AEGIS Weapon System, Program Executive Office Integrated Warfare Systems
  • Lt Col William Hidle, USMC, V-22 Obsolescence Management Team Lead & Avionics Deputy Assistant Program Manager for Logistics
  • Mr. John Sells, Product Support Manager for Common Ground Station, Tobyhanna Army Depot
  • Mr. Samuel J. Calloway, F-15 Program DMSMS Manager, Warner Robins AFB

Panel: Contracting for DMSMS in a TLCSM Environment
Moderator: Mr. David G. Robinson, Defense Logistics Agency, DLA/DSCC-CCD


Thursday, July 13, 2006

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