28th Annual National Logistics Conference & Exhibition

"Ensuring Operational Logistics Effectiveness: Balancing Affordability & Risk in a Resource Constrained World"

26 - 29 March 2012

Miami, FL


Tuesday, March 27, 2012

Opening Remarks:
  • Mr. Lou Kratz, Vice President, Logistics and Sustainment, Lockheed Martin Corporation; Conference and NDIA Logistics Management Division Chairman

The View From the Hill

  • Mr. Pete Steffes, Vice President, Government Policy, National Defense Industrial Association

Resourcing Logistics Discussion
Moderator: Mr. Gary Motsek, Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense/Program Support

  • Mr. Don Tison, Assistant Deputy Chief of Staff/G8, Department of the Army

Joint Logistics Fireside Chat
Keynote Address:

  • Mr. Michael Bayer, President and CEO, Dumbarton Strategies; Former Chairman, Defense Business Board


Wednesday, March 28, 2012

Government Keynote:

Realizing Efficiencies Through PBL

  • Mr. Scott Reynolds, Deputy Assistant Secretary of the Air Force for Installations, Environment and Logistics
  • Mr. Gerry Tonoff, PBL Acquisition Strategy Lead, Defense Logistics Agency
  • Mr. Al Banghart, Lead for Defense Supply Chains, Deloitte Consulting, LLP
  • Mr. Gil Diaz, Senior Manager, Raytheon Company

Realizing Readiness Across the Maintenance Value Chain

Affordability in the international environment
Moderator: VADM Gordon Holder, USN (Ret), Senior Vice President, Booz Allen Hamilton

  • Col J.B.G. Poulin, Deputy Director General, Materiel Systems and Supply Chain, Department of National Defence, Canada
  • Brigadier Richard Parkinson, Director of Logistics, United Kingdom Army
  • Mr. William Lucyshyn, Director of Research, Center for Public Policy and Private Enterprise, School of Public Policy, University of Maryland
  • Mr. Renya Inagaki, Senior Member, Research Committee, Defense Research Center, Japan

Government Keynote: "TRANSCOM Perspective":


Thursday, March 29, 2012

Innovation Keynote:

  • Hon. Jacques S. Gansler, Ph. D., Professor, Roger C. Lipitz, Chair of Public Policy and Private Enterprise, School of Public Policy, University of Maryland

Innovative Systems
Moderator: Dr. Vic Ramdass, Director, Army Logistics Innovation Agency