23rd Annual National Logistics Conference & Exhibition

"Actionable Logistics, Resilient Operations"

19 - 22 March 2007

Miami, FL


Tuesday, March 20, 2007

Panel: Homeland Security and Disaster Response Interoperability - DoD and DHS, How do they Work Together?

  • LTG Robert T. Dail, USA, Director, Defense Logistics Agency
  • COL James Castle, USA (Ret), Deputy Director, Interagency Coordination Directorate, Joint Interagency Action Group, USNORTHCOM
  • Mr. Arthur Walz, Chief Logistics Program and Industrial Management Division, USCG

Luncheon Speaker:

  • Achieving Actionable Logistics, Mr. Louis Kratz, Vice President Focused Logistics, Lockheed Martin Corporation

Keynote Speaker:

  • Providing Essential Capabilities for Defense of our Homeland, LTG H Steven Blum, ARNG, Chief National Guard Bureau

Panel: Evolving Role of the National Guard Across the Spectrum of Federal and State Missions

Panel: Multi-National Logistics Relationships - How Coalition Partners Enable Actionable Logistics and Resilient Operations


Wednesday, March 21, 2007

Keynote Speaker:

Panel: Joint Logistics Fireside Chat

  • LTG C.V. Christianson, USA, Director for Logistics, J4, The Joint Staff
  • Challenges of working in a joint logistics environment, VADM Michael Loose, CEC, USN Deputy Chief of Naval Operations for Fleet Readiness and Logistics (N4)
  • Actionable Logistics, Resilient Operations, LTG Ann Dunwoody, USA, Deputy Chief of Staff, G4
  • LTG Robert Dail, USA, Director, Defense Logistics Agency
  • VADM Ann Rondeau, USN, Deputy Commander, USTRANSCOM

Panel: Strategic Logistics Planning Partnerships - Focusing on the Interaction Between Military and Industry in Operational Planning

  • Mr. Jay Erb, Vice President, General Dynamics Information Technology
  • LTG Joseph Cosumano, Jr., USA (Ret), Senior Vice President Operations, Maintenance and Logistics, KBR Government and Infrastructure

Panel: Logistics 101 - Today's Battlefield Reality from Military and Industry Operational Logisticians

  • Mayor Cell Mission - Through C2, Tenant, and Contractor Relationships, COL (P) Mark Hampton, ARNG, Commander, 35th Support Command, 35th Infantry Division
  • Mr. Todd Ostheller, Director of Logistics, Unmanned Aircraft Systems, AAI Corporation
  • Mr. Frank Wickersham, III, Assistant Vice President Land Systems, VSE Corporation


Thursday, March 22, 2007

Panel: Logistics Human Capital Management/Planning - The Logistics Workforce Challenge

  • Mr. James Hall, ADUSD, Logistics Plans and Studies
  • Resourcing the National Strategy, RADM Gerard Mauer, Jr., USN, Commandant, Industrial College of the Armed Forces
  • Mr. Frank Anderson, Jr., President, Defense Acquisition University
  • Excellence in Logistics, Mr. George Topic, Deputy Director for Strategic Logistics, J4, The Joint Staff
  • Support Systems: Uniquely Capable of Total Support, Mr. Jay Kappmeier, General Manager Logistics Enablement, Product Support and Services, The Boeing Company

Panel: Logistics Information Fusion - The Next Generation (2012-2014)

  • Integrated Data Environment (IDE)/Global Transportation Network (GTN) Convergence (IGC), Ms. Mae De Vincentis, J6, Defense Logistics Agency
  • Mr. Suparno Banerjee, Executive Vice President for Global Government Industry, EDS
  • LTG Daniel Brown, USA (Ret), Joint Operations Director, Computer Sciences Corporation

Panel: Logistics Sustainment Reset - Preparation for the Next Contingency

  • Resetting the Force: An Industry View, MG Hamp McManus, Jr., USA (Ret), Vice President Army Plans and Programs, EG&G Technical Services, Inc.
  • RADM Alan Thompson, SC, USN, Director, Supply, Ordnance and Logistics Operations Division, OPNAV (N41)
  • Mr. Gary Motsek, ADUSD for Program Support
  • On The Line Today, Keeping Our Army Strong, Mr. Scott Welker, Deputy to the Commander, US Army Sustainment Command
  • Air Force Recapitalization and Reset, Mr. Mark Johnson, SES, Deputy Director of Maintenance, DCS (Logistics, Installations and Mission Support)
  • MajGen Willie Williams, USMC, Commanding General, Marine Corps Logistics Command