17th Annual Science & Engineering Technology Conference

"Creating Innovative DoD S&T Partnerships"

12 - 14 April 2016

Tampa, FL


Tuesday, April 12, 2016

Keynote Address:

FY 2017 President’s Budget Request for DoD S&T Program

  • Robert Baker, Deputy Director, Plans & Programs, OASD (R&E)

Prototyping: Accelerating the Adoption of Transformative Capabilities

  • Earl Wyatt, Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense, Emerging Capability & Prototyping, OASD (R&E)

Overview of the Defense Innovation Unit Experimental (DIUx) Organization

The DoD Test & Evaluation / Science & Technology Program

  • George Rumford, Test & Evaluation/Science & Technology Program Manager, Defense Test Resource Management Center

The DARPA Science & Technology Program

  • Ellison (Dick) Urban, Special Assistant to the Director for Strategic Execution and Analysis, DARPA

The Army Science & Technology Program


Wednesday, April 13, 2016

Capabilities Needed By the Combatant Commanders Session
Chair: Kurt Kratz, Deputy Adminstrator, DTIC

How Capabilities are Developed and Delivered to the Combatant Commanders

  • Dale Ormond, Principal Director to Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense (Reasearch)






  • Lou Bernstein, Research, Development, Test & Evaluation Program Director, USTRANSCOM




The Role of the Communities of Interest

  • Dale Ormond, Principal Deputy to Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense (Research)

Advanced Electronics CoI

Air Platforms CoI

  • Dr. Joseph Doychak, Associate Director, Aerospace Technology, OASD (R&E)/Research/Weapons Systems

Space CoI Overview

  • Dr. John Stubstad, Director, Space and Sensor Technology, Office of the Secretary of Defense

Counter WMD CoI Overview


Thursday, April 14, 2016

Materials & Manufacturing Processes CoI

Biomedical (ASBREM) CoI

Weapons Technologies CoI

Ground & Sea Platforms CoI

  • Dr. John Pazik, Head, Expeditionary Maneuver Warfare and Combating Terrorism Department, Office of Naval Research