Tactical Wheeled Vehicles (TWV) Conference

15 - 17 May 2017

Reston, VA


Tuesday, May 16, 2017

Conference Overview and Welcome

  • Eddie Garcia, Chairman, NDIA Tactical Wheeled Vehicles Division

Science & Technology Initiatives for Tactical Vehicles

Navigating the Business of Army Defense Exports and Cooperation for Tactical Wheeled Vehicles

  • Ann Cataldo, SES, Deputy Assistant Secretary of the Army for Defense Exports and Cooperation, Office of the Assistant Secretary of the Army (Acquisition, Logistics and Technology (ASA(ALT))

Foreign Military Sales (FMS) of Tactical Wheeled Vehicles, Update for Industry

  • Bert Liptak, Director, Security Assistance Management Directorate (SAM-D), U.S. Army TACOM Life Cycle Management Command

Keynote Address: Top Logistics and Innovation Priorities for our Tactical Wheeled Vehicle Fleet

  • LtGen Michael Dana, USMC, Deputy Commandant, Installations and Logistics, U.S. Marine Corps

Autonomous Vehicle Technology Panel: Emerging Military and Commercial Unmanned Vehicle Technologies - Are They Ready For TWV Military Operations?
Moderator: Dr. Bob Sadowski, Army Chief Roboticist, TARDEC Ground Vehicle Robotics

  • John Beck, Senior Chief Principal Engineer, Oshkosh Defense, LLC
  • Don Overton, Deputy TCM-Transportation, Unmanned Ground Division, U.S. Army
  • Fred Wehrli, Deputy TCM-Transportation, Unmanned Air-Maritime Division, U.S. Army
  • Alberto Lacaze, President, Robotic Research, LLC
  • LTC Cory Berg, PdM Applique & Large Unmanned Ground Systems, Force Projection, PEO CS&CSS, U.S. Army

DLA Emerging Initiatives to Provide Critical Support of DoD’s Tactical Vehicle Fleet

U.S. Army Watercraft Systems Update

  • COL Paul Fiscus, USA, TRADOC Capability Manager-Transportation, U.S. Army Combined Arms Support Command, Fort Lee, VA
  • COL Daniel Furber, USA, Project Manager, Transportation Systems, U.S. Army


Wednesday, May 17, 2017

Keynote Address: Role of Tactical Wheeled Vehicles for Army Deployment and Distribution Initiatives to Support Expeditionary Forces: The Spearhead of Logistics!

  • BG Jeffrey Drushal, USA, U.S. Army Chief of Transportation, U.S. Army Transportation Corps and Transportation School, Fort Lee, VA

U.S. Army PEO CS&CSS and USMC PEO Land Systems: PEO Programs and Priorities

  • Scott Davis, SES, Program Executive Officer, Combat Support & Combat Service Support, U.S. Army
  • Col Andrew Bianca, USMC, Program Executive Officer, Land Systems (Acting), U.S. Marine Corps

Army Modernization

  • LTG John Murray, USA, Deputy Chief of Staff of the Army, G-8, U.S. Army, Pentagon

Tactical Wheeled Vehicle PM Sessions

  • COL Daniel Furber, USA, Project Manager, Transportation Systems, U.S. Army
  • Steve Pinter, Program Manager, Medium and Heavy Tactical Vehicles, U.S. Marine Corps
  • COL Jason Craft, USA, Project Manager, Mine Resistant Ambush Proetcted (MRAP) Vehicles, U.S. Army
  • LtCol John Gutierrez, USMC, Product Manager, Vehicle Systems, Joint Light Tactical Vehicles, U.S. Marine Corps
  • Andrew Rodgers, Program Manager, Light Tactical Vehicles, U.S. Marine Corps