Army SATCOM Way Ahead
A C4ISRNET Panel Session
Tuesday, October 10 | Marriott Marquis | Salon 13 (Floor M2)
Session Time: 0800 – 0900
Sponsored by: SES Government Solutions
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Join C4ISRNET and a panel of industry leaders to explore how the Army provides communications and powers the delivery of information to soldiers around the world.
Questions to be addressed:

  • How is the Army leveraging commercial technology?
  • What’s the Army’s role in, and impact of, the ongoing commercial SATCOM Analysis of Alternatives?
  • What are the top priorities now and in the year(s) to come?

Panelists include:

  • COL Enrique Costas, Jr., Project Manager, Soldier Weapons, Program Executive Officer Soldier, U.S. Army
  • Amber Corrin, Editor, C4ISRNET
  • Robert (Bob) Willett, Acting Division Chief, SATCOM Division (IE2), PM for the SATCOM Gateway Portfolio, PM for the Airborne Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance Data Transport Portfolio


Equipping the Modern Warfighter
A Defense News Panel Session
Wednesday, October 11 | Walter E. Washington Convention Center | Room 150A
Session Time: 0800 – 0900
Sponsored by: Nammo

From warfighter to fighter jet, defense programs succeed or fail on the development and manufacturing process that happens long before the arms get in the hands of the soldiers or the platforms get handed out to services.

Join Defense News and a panel of defense leaders as they discuss the challenges and approaches for improving how development and manufacturing happens within the supply chain and why it matters for the warfighter.

Panelists include:

  • Maj. Gen. Cedric T. Wins, Commanding General of the U.S. Army Research, Development and Engineering Command
  • Brig. Gen. Alfred Abramson, Deputy PEO, Ammunition
  • Mr. Donald M. Sando, Deputy to the Commanding General Maneuver of Excellence
  • COL Elliott R. Caggins Jr., Executive Officer to the Acting, ASA (ALT)
  • Jill Aitoro, Executive Editor, Defense News