Global Explosive Ordnance Disposal (EOD) Symposium & Exhibition

"Full Spectrum Protection & Response"

2 - 3 August 2016

North Bethesda, MD


Tuesday, August 2, 2016

Welcome & Introductory Remarks:

  • Eugene Squires, Senior Partner, Squires & Fulcher, LLC Management Consultants; Chairman, NDIA Explosive Ordnance Disposal (EOD) Committee

Counter IED Panel: Service Perspectives and Priorities

JIDA Technology Outreach Session: JIDA Overview and the Furture of Counter IED Technology

Concurrent Sessions

EOD Veteran History Panel: 75th Anniversary of EOD

EOD Training Panel: Requirements and Priorities


Wednesday, August 3, 2016

Combating WMD Panel: Meeting Global Threats at Home and Abroad

  • SC Charles Hoyt, Section Chief, FBI WMD Directorate
  • MAJ Matt Kershner, USA, (Ret), Former Deputy Counter Weapons of Mass Destruction Exercises Officer, Defense Threat Reduction Agency
  • Tom Papas, USA (Ret), Director, Futures, U.S. Army Training Doctrine Command (TRADOC)

Traumatic Brain Injury and Post Traumatic Stress Update

Counter UXO Panel: Humanitarian Mine Action

  • COL Al Vosburgh, USA (Ret), CEO, The Golden West Humanitarian Foundation
  • Dr. Ken Rutherford, Director, International Center for Stabilization and Recovery, James Madison University

EOD Material and Technology Panel: Capability Gaps and Operational Priorities

  • CDR Chris Hussey, USN, Action Officer, Joint Acquisition Task Force Tactical Assault Operator Suit (JATF TALOS), USSOCOM Acquisition, Technology and Logistics (AT&L)