Ground Robotics Symposium

17 September 2013

Springfield, VA


Ground Robotics Strategy

  • Mr. Jose M. Gonzalez, Deputy Director, Land Warfare and Munitions, Strategic and Tactical Systems, Office of the Under Secretary of Defense (Acquisition, Technology & Logistics)

Assistive Robotics

  • LTG Rick Lynch, USA (Ret), Executive Director, University of Texas at Arlington Research Institute (UTARI)

Robotics Enhancement Program

  • LTC Stuart Hatfield, USA, Branch Chief, Soldier Systems and Unmanned Ground Systems, FDD, Army G-8

Panel: What Are the Roadblocks For Fielding Autonomous Systems?

The Future of Ground Robotics in the Marine Corps

Use of Navy Ground Robots

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

Ground Robotics in the Public Safety Market

  • Dr. Ed Bundy, Program Manager, Combating Terrorism Technical Support Office

Panel: How Will Open Architecture Grow the Industrial Base?

  • Mr. Michael Zeher, AEODRS Project Manager, Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory
  • Mr. Nick Guertin, Director for Transformation, Deputy Assistant Secretary of the Navy - Research, Development,Test & Evaluation
  • Mr. Morgan Quigley, Chief Architect, Founder, Open Source Robotics Foundation
  • Mr. Marvin Iavecchia, Senior Staff Advisor, Unmanned Warfare, Office of the Under Secretary of Defense,  (Acquisition, Technology & Logistics)