Prior Agenda Featured

“UAS WEST for DoD and Government”

Guest Speakers Feb 10-11-12 – Guest Speakers Added Daily!

Col Nathan Diller Keynote, AF

Colonel Nathan Diller, USAF, Director, AFWERX

Colonel Joseph S. Anderson, USA, Project Manager, Unmanned Aircraft Systems, Program Executive Office, Aviation

Jay Merkle, Executive Director, UAS Integration Officer, FAA

Colonel Marc Pelini, USA, Joint Counter-Small UAS Office (JCO), Requirements and Capabilities Division Chief

Sam Deneke, Land Warfare & Air Defense, Vice President, Business Execution, Raytheon Missiles & Defense

Brian Keith, Protective Security Advisor, Los Angeles, District, Office of Infrastructure Protection,

Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA), U.S. DHS

Colonel Bradley Boyd, Director, Joint Artificial Intelligence Center (JAIC) Joint Warfighting Mission Initiative

CDR Chad Thompson, United States Coast Guard UAS Division Chief, USCG Office of Aviation Forces (CG-711)

Capt (USN-ret) Ted Venable, CSL Program Manager, Unmanned Aircraft Systems at Commander, U.S. Fourth Fleet Counter Illicit Trafficking (COMUSNAVSO/C4F)

Dr. Parimal “PK” Kopardekar Acting Dir., NASA Aeronautics Research Institute, Senior Technologist, Air Transportation Systems, NASA Ames Research Center

Megan Farris, Vice President, C-UAS Mission Technology Group, CACI International Inc

Steve Gizinski, President, Inmarsat Government

Major Douglas Kottraba, USAF, 432D Wing, Creech, AFB

Dr. Paul Fleitz, Program Manager, Aerospace Systems Directorate, Air Force Research Lab, WPAFB

Leslie Smith, Vice President, Global Hawk, Northrop Grumman Corporation

Colonel Clark Bramante, CA ANG, 163d Operations Group Commander, March AFB

Matt Bartow, Chief Technology Officer, Insitu

Lieutenant Colonel Michael Lippert, USMC, VMX-1 Chief Operational Test Director (COTD) (tentative)

Kevin Williams, Director, Autonomy and Artificial Intelligence at General Atomics Aeronautical Systems

Colin Carroll, Senior Executive and Director for Capability Development, DoD Joint Artificial Intelligence Center (JAIC) 

Major William Paffett, USMC, Joint Theater Air Missile Defense (TAMD) Chief, CCJ3-C TAMD Branch, U.S. Central Command (USCENTCOM)

Matthew Borowski, sUAS Program Manager, Defense Innovation Unit (DIU)Layne Merritt, Vice President of Technology and Innovation, Elbit Systems of America

M. Shane Canfield, CEO, WAEPA

Dr. Robert Diltz, Airfield Damage Program Manager, USAF Civil Engineering Center