Integrated Warfare Systems Conference

"Right On The Money: When Strategy & Budgets Align"

6 - 7 December 2011

Arlington, VA


Tuesday, December 6, 2011

Welcome and Call To Order

  • Mr. Jimmy Smith, SES, Director, Above Water Sensors, Integrated Warfare Systems

Open Architecture

Keynote Address: Affordability Based on Milestone Decisions:

  • Mr. David Ahern, Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense, Strategic and Tactical Systems, Office of the Assistant Secretary of Defense for Acquisition

Balancing Budget with Providing Capability to the Fleet

  • RDML Victorino Mercado, USN, Deputy, Surface Warfare

The Challenge of Post Bellum

Innovating Acquisition

  • Ms. Allison Stiller, SES, Deputy Assistant Secretary of the Navy (Ships), Office Assistant Secretary of the Navy Research, Development and Acquisition

Congressional Speaker

ONR Technology Strategy, Today and Tommorrow for PEO IWS

Industry Stakeholder Panel Discussion
Moderator: Mr. Rick Udicious, Chairman, Undersea Warfare Division; Vice President and General Manager, Lockheed Martin MS2 Eagan

  • Mr. Orlando Carvalho, President, Mission Systems and Sensors, Lockheed Martin Corporation
  • Ms. Karen Conti, Chief Operating Officer, Rite-Solution
  • Mr. Alan McCall, Vice President, NAVSEA Account Manager, S.A.I.C.
  • Mr. Richard McNamara, Managing Director, Richard R. McNamara and Associates
  • Mr. John O'Neill, Senior Partner, Innovative Defense Strategies


Wednesday, December 7, 2011

AEGIS Ballistic Missile Defense: The Way Ahead

Keynote Address: Acquisition Accountability:

  • Mr. Sean Stackley, Assistant Secretary of the Navy, Research, Development and Acquisition

A View from the Missile Defense Agency

Conference Comments


Concurrent Breakout Sessions
Better Buying Power - Getting Real Competition (DASN)

Integrated Combat Systems (IWS 1)

Radars and Electronic Warfare (IWS 2)


Concurrent Breakout Sessions
Amphibious System Integ Ration (IWS 8)

  • CAPT Joseph Iacovetta, USN, Program Manager, Mine Warfare, Amphibious, Auxiliary, and Command Ships System Integration

Surface Ship Weapons

International & FMS Programs (IWS 4)


Concurrent Breakout Sessions
Undersea Systems (IWS 5)

Command and Control (IWS 6)

Future Combat Systems & Human System Integration (IWS 7)