Pacific Operational Science & Technology Conference

14 - 17 July 2008

Honolulu, HI


Monday, July 14, 2008

"International and Long-Term Perspectives"
Commander's Priorities & Challenges

Commander Overview

  • Lt Gen Douglas Fraser, USAF, Deputy Commander, USPACOM

Issues Around the Asia-Pacific Region

  • Singapore: Mr. Kong Pheng, SOH, Chief Executive, Defence Science and Technology Agency
  • Australia: Dr. D. Nandagopal, Deputy Chief Defence Scientist for Policy and Programs, Defence Science and Technology Organisation
  • Japan: Mr. Yasuhisa Ishizuka, Director of Plans, Technical Research and Development Institute
    • Technical Research and Development Institute Video .wmv (Video)
  • Korea: Dr. C. K. Park, President, Agency for Defense Development
  • India: Dr W Selvamurthy, Distinguished Scientist and Chief Controller (R&D), Defence Research and Development Organisation

Vision and Future Opportunities

PACOM Walk-in Loop


Tuesday, July 15, 2008

"Issues and Challenges in the Region"
Homeland Security Perspective

  • The Honorable Jay M. Cohen, Under Secretary for Science and Technology, Department of Homeland Security
    • Amphibious Alaska Prototype .wmv (Video)
    • CHLOE 4 .mpg (Movie)
    • House Shield .mpg (Movie)
    • Levee Sound Scenario 2 .wmv (Video)
    • Quick Cover Sequence .mpg (Movie)

HQ USPACOM Senior Leader Perspectives

Listen Up! Warfighter's Perspective

USPACOM Service Components & Sub-Unified Command Perspectives


Wednesday, July 16, 2008

"Solutions to PACOM Challenges"
Office of the Secretary of Defense

  • Dr. Charles Perkins, Principal Assistant Deputy Under Secretary of? Defense, Advanced Systems and Concepts
  • Mr. Donald Loren, Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense, Homeland Security Integration

U.S. Joint Forces Command Perspective

  • LTG John Wood, USA, Deputy Commander, U.S. Joint Forces Command, "The Art and Science of Joint Warfighting"

Commanding Officers' Perspectives - Services S&T

Keynote Speaker:

  • Dr. Tony Tether, Director, DARPA
    • The DARPA Legacy 50th Anniversary .wmv (Video)
    • Autonomous Air Refueling .mpg (Video)
    • AARD Plug .wmv (Video)
    • Monkey 39 .avi .wmv (Video)
    • Bionic Arm 42 .wmv (Video)

Other Agency Perspectives

  • Dr. Dana Christensen, Associate Lab Director, Energy & Engineering Sciences, Oak Ridge National Laboratory
  • Dr. Peter Nanos, Associate Director of Research Defense Threat Reduction Agency
  • COL Kathleen Hithe, USAF, Deputy Director, Coalition Warfare Program, OUSD (AT&L)/International Cooperation

Emerging Technologies
Moderator: Dr. Richard Van Atta, Institute for Defense Analyses