U.S. - Japan Defense Industry Conference

3 May 2016

Arlington, VA


Tuesday, May 3, 2016

Alliance Overview: An Operational Perspective

Armaments Cooperation - Generating Mutual Benefits

  • Matthew Warren, Director for International Armaments Cooperation, Office of the Under Secretary of Defense Acquisition, Technology & Logistics
  • Toru Hotchi, Director General, Equipment Policy Department, Acquisition, Technology and Logistics Agency, Japan Ministry of Defense

Improving the Climate For Government-Industry Cooperation

  • Sourcing Equipment and Services from Japan - Update on Export Control Reforms and Implications for Readiness Security Implications and Affordability, Michael Vaccaro, Director, Office of Strategic Industries and Economic Security, Bureau of Industry and Security, U.S. Department of Commerce
  • Promotion of Industry Activities to Include an Update on Japan's Arms Export Control Policy Changes, Eiji Wakai, Deputy Director General, Manufacturing Industries Bureau, METI

Building an Industrial and Technology Relationship - Opportunities for Japanese Companies

Lessons Learned From Industrial Cooperation
Moderator: David Berteau, President & CEO, Professional Services Council

  • F-15 Licensed Production / Maintenance of U.S. Navy Aircraft (F/A-18) in Japan U.S. Speaker: Jim Armington, Vice President, East Asia & Pacific International Business Development, The Boeing Company

Panel: Doing Business With DoD
Moderator: Frank Cevasco, Cevasco International

  • U.S.-Netherlands - Lieutenant Colonel Hendrik Sonius, Assistant Defense Cooperation Attaché, Embassy of the Kingdom of the Netherlands
  • RAM-Systems GmbH - Stephen Holsworth, U.S. National Deputy Program Manager, Program Executive Office Integrated Warfare Systems 3BDEP