Ground Robotics Capabilities Conference & Exhibition

"Adapting at the Speed of a Changing World"

10 - 11 April 2018

Springfield, VA

DTIC Citations

Tuesday, April 10, 2018

Keynote Address

  • Jose Gonzalez, Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense, Office of the Under Secretary of Defense for Acquisition, Technology and Logistics

UGV-UAV Teaming Panel
Moderator: MAJ Mike Dvorak, USA Army Capabilities Integration Center

  • Errol Farr, Director, Business Development, AeroVironment, Inc.
  • Robert Mawson, Senior Business Development Manager, QinetiQ North America
  • Al Rebara, Director, Ground Robotics, Roboteam Inc.
  • LtCol Kevin Reilly, USMC, Marine Corps Warfighting Laboratory
  • Mack Traynor, President and CEO, ReconRobotics, Inc.
  • David Viens, Senior Business Development Executive, Endeavor Robotics

Defense Mobility Enterprise

  • Tony Melita, Executive Director, National Advanced Mobility Consortium

TARDEC Robotics

  • Kevin Mills, Associate Director, U.S. Army Tank Automotive Research, Development, and Engineering Center

PM FP Robotics Portfolio


Wednesday, April 11, 2018

Unmanned Systems Safety Precepts

  • Jeffrey Fornoff, Electronics Engineer, U.S. Army ARDEC
  • Michael Demmick, Executive Secretary, Joint Weapon Safety Working Group (JWSWG), & Weapon System Explosives Safety Review Board (WSESRB) SME for Large Caliber Ammunition & Large Caliber Guns

Prototyping Panel
Moderator: Bill Thomasmeyer, Consultant, National Advanced Mobility Consortium (NAMC)

  • Jered Leo, Attorney, Business Law, Picatinny Legal Office
  • LTC Cory Berg, USA, Project Manager, Force Projection
  • LTC Stuarty Hatfield, USA, Branch Chief, Soldier Systems and Unmanned Ground Systems FDD, Army G-8
  • Patrick McGrath, Chief, Material System Division, U.S. Army Training and Doctrine Command (TRADOC), Capability Manager, EOD
  • Patrick McKinney, Department of the Army Systems Coordinator (DASC), U.S. Army

DTIC Citations