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Future Ground Combat Vehicles International Conference

30 April, 2018 - 1 May, 2018, Detroit, MI, United States

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Welcome to the inaugural Future Ground Combat Vehicles International.

FGCV International is the latest addition to our well received Future Ground Combat Vehicles conference series. It is an exciting opportunity to learn more about the latest trends and technologies in the combat vehicles industry. We welcome you - warfighters, suppliers, partners, academics and fellow solutions providers - to join us as the community shares who we are, what we do and how we and our industry partners can support you to achieve national, strategic and organizational goals.You can expect a high caliber and diversified speaker faculty and guests from every facet of not only the U.S. Government and Military but from militaries around the world as well.

FGCV International will provide a unique focus changes in the current threat environments around the world as well as assessing the mobility, protection and lethality capability requirements of various international militaries.

In addition to the international engagement opportunities the event will also focus on the modernization strategy for current and future generations of combat vehicles for the US Armed Forces and its international allies

Join us as we discuss requirements for the NGCV, the modernization strategy for the Abrams, Bradley and Stryker platforms, active protection systems, advanced multi-purpose ammunition, robotic wingman, unmanned combat vehicles, communications, next generation weapons, and cost-cutting strategies for maintenance and support.


Bigger! Badder! Bolder Topics!

  • Learn about combat vehicle modernization strategies from various program managers
  • Gain insight from capabilities managers and their vehicle requirements priorities
  • Listen to acquisition updates from militaries around the world
  • Understand the GCV requirements of different militaries
  • Study the strategy to succeed while working with fluctuating military budgets
  • Get the details about the value of Active Protection Systems during our Focus Day



''Great opportunity to learn from others and address various challenges by hearing how various companies implement & regulate software processes''
Sr. Manager, Regulatory Affairs at APTIV Solutions


Venue

Embassy Suites by Hilton Detroit Livonia Novi
19525 Victor Pkwy Livonia Michigan 48152
United States
Website: http://embassysuites3.hilton.com/en/hotels/michigan/embassy-suites-by-hilton-detroit-livonia-novi-DTTLIES/index.html
Phone: 734-462-6000

Embassy Suites by Hilton Detroit Livonia Novi provides an ideal location in southeast Michigan. Renovated in March 2016, the hotel features a newly designed atrium, guest rooms and meeting spaces. Their two-room suites have a private bedroom, a separate living area, two TVs, tea and coffee making facilities, a refrigerator, a microwave, a large work desk and WiFi.

Centrally located 20 minutes from Detroit Metropolitan Airport, downtown and Ann Arbor, the hotel offers easy access to neighboring Farmington Hills, Plymouth, Canton, Laurel Park Mall, Twelve Oaks Mall and other upscale shopping and restaurants.

You'll also stay conveniently near neighboring businesses like 3M, AT&T, Johnson Controls, Siemens, and Trinity Health.

The special room rate of $126 has been established to make your reservation process easy.  Simply call 1-800-HILTONS (1-800-445-8667) and give the group name Future Ground Combat Vehicles no later than April 8, 2018.  In addition the special rate has been extended to three days before and after the conference.

Click here to book now!


Please note: We will never recommend, approve or appoint any third party rooming service to act on our behalf. Please be extremely wary if you are approached by any such companies. We will always endeavour to negotiate the best available rates for you so please use the Hotel's website link provided.Conference Day One - Monday, April 30th, 2018

Conference day Two - Tuesday, May 1st, 2018

The agenda is available as PDF under downloads at the right side of the page.

Meet the Speaker Faculty

  • Dr. Bruce Jette, Assistant Secretary of the Army (Acquisition, Logistics and Technology), Department of the Army
  • Major General John Charlton, Commanding General, US Army Test & Evaluation Command
  • Major General Eric Wesley, Commanding General, U.S. Army Maneuver Center of Excellence
  • BG Brian Cummings, PEO Ground Combat Systems, US Army
  • Michael McCarthy, Deputy to the Commanding General, Maneuver Support Center of Excellence, US Army
  • Mr. Dale Ormond, Principal Director, Office of the Assistant Secretary of Defense (Research and Engineering)
  • Colonel Gerald "Andy" Boston, Director, Team NGCV Provisional
  • John Hedderich, Director, ARDEC, US Army
  • Mr. Douglas Bryce, Program Executive Officer, Joint Program Executive Office Chemical and Biological Defense
  • Colonel Geoffrey Norman, Division Chief G-8, Department of the Army
  • Dwayne Hynes, Policy Analyst and Acquisition-Intelligence Staff Officer, DCS, G-2 (DAMI-FIT), US Army
  • Samuel Bendett, Research Analyst, Russia Studies Program, CNA
  • Colonel (Ret) Doug Morrison, Business Development Director, Soucy Defense
  • Michael Stucki, Director Business Development (Land Systems), L3 Technologies

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Event details

IDGA
30 April, 2018
1 May, 2018
Detroit
Embassy Suites by Hilton Detroit Livonia Novi
Michigan
United States
Conference
ASDE-18619


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