18th Annual Expeditionary Warfare Conference

"Expeditionary Warfare in an Era of Uncertainty"

29 - 31 October 2013

Portsmouth, VA

Attendee Roster

Tuesday, October 29, 2013

Welcome & Introductory Remarks:

  • Major General Thomas A. Benes, USMC (Ret), Chairman, NDIA Expeditionary Warfare Division; Expeditionary Warfare Support, Alion Science and Technology

Conference Deynote Presentation


Session 1: Current Expeditionary Issues and Service Perspectives

Panel (Part 1): Current Expeditionary Issues and Service Perspectives

Panel (Part 2): Current Expeditionary Issues and Service Perspectives


Wednesday, October 30, 2013

Keynote Presentation:


Session 2: Emerging Technologies: Autonomous Systems/C4ISR/Network Architecture/Cyber Support to Expeditionary Warfare

Panel: Emerging Technologies: Hybrid Forces, Human/Unmanned System Collaboration; Science and C2

Lunch With Guest Speaker:


Session 3: New concepts, programs and political reality

Panel (Part 1): Defense Decision-Making and Expeditionary Warfare

Panel (Part 2): Challenges, Programs and New Concepts

  • Rear Admiral Scott Jerabek, USN, Commander, Navy Warfare Development Command
  • Rear Admiral Frank A. Morneau, USN, Commander, Navy Expeditionary Combat Command
  • Commentator: Mr. William Key, Chair, Mine Warfare Committee, Expeditionary Warfare Division; President, William Key Technical Group, LLC

Dinner With Guest Speaker:


Thursday, October 31, 2013

Session 4: Naval Expeditionary Warfare

Keynote Presentation:

  • Mr. Thomas Dee, Deputy Assistant Secretary of the Navy (Expeditionary Programs & Logistics Management), Office of the Assistant Secretary of the Navy (Research, Development & Acquisition)

Panel (Part 1)

  • Captain Erik Ross, USN, Branch Head, Amphibious Warfare Branch N953
  • Captain Glenn Allen, USN, Branch Head, Mine Warfare Branch N952
  • Mr. Jim Strock, Director, Seabasing Integration Division, Marine Corps Combat Development Center

Panel (Part 2)

Closing Comments