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Nov 28-Dec 1, 2016, Denver

Tentative Agenda

2016 Proceedings

All Conference sessions will be held at the Colorado/Denver Convention Center. Rooms are linked to pdf maps.

DMSMS 2016 Program PDF

Sunday, November 27
4:00p Registration until 6:30p Lobby A
Monday, November 28
7:00a Registration Lobby A
7:00a Continental Breakfast Rms 101-113 Foyer
7:00a Exhibit Hall Open until 7:30p Exhibit Hall A
8:30a Training Sessions
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Rooms 103-111
10:00a Refreshment Break Rms 101-113 Foyer
10:30a Training Sessions (Continued) Rooms 103-111
12:00p Lunch on Own  
1:30p Training Sessions (Continued) Rooms 103-111
3:00p Refreshment Break Rms 101-113 Foyer
3:30p Training Sessions (Continued) Rooms 103-111
5:00p Welcome Reception & Exhibit / Poster Session until 7:30p
CoorsTek - Beverage Sponsor
Exhibit Hall A
5:30p Welcome Remarks until 5:35p Exhibit Hall A
Tuesday, November 29
7:00a Registration Lobby A
7:00a Continental Breakfast Exhibit Hall A
8:00a General Session / Panels - See DMC agenda for 8:00a-1:30p Mile High Ballroom 3&4

Group Luncheon (See DMC agenda)


Moderator: Ms. Adele Ratcliff, Director, International Manufacturing Innovation, Office of the Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense, Manufacturing and Industrial Base Policy
Ms. Sue Payton, Awarded 2011
Mr. Jim Mattice, Awarded 2013
Dr. Michael McGrath, Awarded 2015

Mile High Ballroom 1&2
1:30p Opening DMSMS General Session Mile High Ballroom 3&4
1:35p DLA Opening Keynote
Rear Adm. Vincent L. Griffith

Director, DLA Logistics Operations (J3), Defense Logistics Agency
Mile High Ballroom 3&4
2:05p Panel: DMSMS: Moving Beyond Admiring the Problem
Moderator: William "Bill" Kobren, C.P.L. Director, Logistics & Sustainment Center, Defense Acquisition University (DAU)

Ms. Robin Brown, Defense Standardization Program Office (DSPO), OSD DMSMS Lead
Mr. Ulrich "Eric" Grothues, Director, Independent Logistics Assessment Policy, Office of the Deputy Assistant Secretary of the Navy for Expeditionary Programs & Logistics Management (ELM)
Ms. Tabitha Horrocks, U.S. Army Materiel Command (AMC), DMSMS Lead
Mr. Richard "Rick" Taylor, University of Dayton Research Institute (UDRI), USAF DMSMS Lead
Mr. Ethan Plotkin, Chief Executive Officer, GDCA Inc
Mr. Joseph "Joe" Spruill, CSCP, Lockheed Martin, Industry Association Liaison, Logistics & Sustainment

Overview: DoD has long advocated proactive solutions to addressing DMSMS issues. This panel of DoD and industry subject matter experts will discuss innovative government and industry initiatives, tools, lessons learned and proven practices in the fight to mitigate DMSMS issues. With an emphasis on showcasing proven practices, sharing lessons learned, and examining successful mitigation strategies spanning the entire systems life cycle, the focus of this panel is to get past the problem, and focus on results and successful outcomes.
Mile High Ballroom 3&4
3:15p Refreshment Break Exhibit Hall A
3:30p Panel: Advanced Technologies for DMSMS and Sustainment
Moderator: Mr. Greg Colvin, Technology Fellow, Additive Manufacturing, Honeywell Aerospace Advanced Technology

Dr. Rollie Dutton, Chief, Manufacturing Industrial Technologies, AFRL/RXM
Dr. Rob Carter, Chief, Materials & Manufacturing Technology Branch (MMTB), U.S. Army Research Laboratory and Director, Center for Agile Materials Manufacutirng Science (CAMMS)
Dr. Justin Rettaliata, Additive Manufacturing Technical Warrant Holder, NAVSEA
Dr. Alan Pentz, Senior Engineer, Turbine Engine Advanced Development and Technology Transition, Naval Air Systems Command
Mr. Shawn Ehrstein, Director, Emerging Technologies and CAD/CAM, National Institute for Aviation Research, Wichita State University
Mr. Mike Vahling, Senior Engineer, Product Design Global Repair and Overhall Engineering, Honeywell Aerospace
Mile High Ballroom 3&4
5:30p Networking Reception until 7:30p Exhibit Hall A
Wednesday, November 30
7:00a Registration Lobby A
7:00a Continental Breakfast Exhibit Hall A
7:00a Exhibit Hall Open until 4:00p Exhibit Hall A
8:30a Technical Sessions Rooms 103-113
10:00a Refreshment Break Exhibit Hall A
10:30a Technical Sessions Rooms 103-113
12:15p Group Luncheon
Awards Presentations

Moderator: Mr. Andy Davis, Director, Army Manufacturing Technology, U.S. Army Research Development & Engineering Command
• 2016 Joint Defense Manufacturing Technology Achievement Award
• 2016 NDIA Des Newman Supply Chain Award
• DMSMS Awards Announcement
Mile High Ballroom 1&2
1:30p Technical Sessions Rooms 103-113
3:00p Networking Refreshment Break and Exhibitor Wrap Up
Snell & Wilmer - Break Co-Sponsor
Exhibit Hall A
4:00p Exhibit Hall Closes (Teardown Begins)  
4:00p Technical Sessions Rooms 103-113
5:30p Adjourn for Day - Evening on Own  
Thursday, December 1
7:00a Registration (Exhibit Hall Closed) Lobby A
7:30a Group Breakfast / Panels Mile High Ballroom 1&2
8:30a Panel: How Internet of Things (IoT) and Smart Factories will Impact DMSMS and Sustainment for the DoD
Moderator: Mr. Greg Colvin, Technology Fellow, Additive Manufacturing, Honeywell Aerospace Advanced Technology

Dr. Robert Ivester, Deputy Director, EERE Advanced Manufacturing Office, US Department of Energy
Dr. Islamshah Amlani, Senior Manager, Technology Strategy, Advanced Technology Organization, Honeywell Aerospace
Mr. Brench Boden, Chief Technology Officer,

Digital Manufacturing and Design Innovation Institute

Mile High Ballroom 1&2
10:00a Panel: Key to Success: Getting the Right DMSMS Requirements on Contract
Moderator:Ms. Tabitha Horrocks, U.S. Army Materiel Command (AMC), DMSMS Lead

Mr. Tracy Daubenspeck, Technical Project Manager, Naval Undersea Warfare Center/Keyport
Ms. Catherine (Kate) Drost, Procurement Fraud and Irregularities Coordinator (PFIC), Army Material Command (AMC)
Mr. Shawn Howard, Product Support Analysis Lead, LOGSA Logistics Engineering Center
Mr. Vince M. Spellane, Staff Project Engineer, DMSMS Subject Matter Expert, Rotary and Mission Systems, Lockheed Martin Co.
Mile High Ballroom 1&2
11:30a Announcement of DMSMS 2017 Mile High Ballroom 1&2
11:45a Adjourn Conference  

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