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Past event: Expeditionary Power & Energy Summit

Leveraging Energy Resiliency to Improve Mission Capability

In the evolving threat landscape, the United States military has recognized a need to reduce its dependence on established logistical networks for power generation and refueling. The current system leaves warfighters vulnerable to attack and is financially, as well as environmentally, unsustainable. In an effort to effectively compete against great power competitors, the United States military is shifting towards a more resilient energy strategy that will increase operational flexibility and success. Our Expeditionary Power and Energy Summit will focus on the current and future policies, programs, and R&D aimed at creating a more energy-resilient force.

Topics to be Covered at the 2019 Summit:

  • Operational Energy and Warfighter Resilience: Enhancing Capability While Mitigating Cost
  • Equipping the Warfighter with Resilient Capabilities to Reduce Sustainment Demand
  • Lightening the Load: Effectiveness and Energy Efficiency in Integrated Soldier Systems
  • Developing Power Generation and Energy Storage to Improve Naval Resiliency
  • Improving Energy Storage Capabilities to Increase Operational Flexibility
  • Enhancing Cyber Security and Energy Resiliency

Why You Should Attend this Summit

Our 2019 Expeditionary Power and Energy Summit will focus on the technologies and policies necessary to support the use of power and energy in an operational environment.

Refining the military's use of energy at contingency bases, adapting our requirements and force development process, and establishing an operational energy policy and oversight across the Services, Combatant Commands, and the overall Department has been a critical priority for the DoD since the inaugural Operational Energy Strategy in 2011. The 2019 Summit will address, among other things, operational energy initiatives for the Navy, Marine Corps, Army, and Air Force, how to equip the warfighter to maximize energy efficiency and increase operational flexibility, the link between cybersecurity and energy resiliency, and the cutting-edge research on the future of energy and power.

Our team specializes in the extensive research and development of our Summits' content and focus areas, and we will assemble the most respected minds in military energy as well as key-policy makers across military and civilian offices. Our non-partisan approach allows us to reach across all services and organizations to bring together a truly holistic group of decision makers and solution providers.

2019 Early Confirmed Speakers:

  • Troy Warshel, Director of Operations, Office of the Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for Energy
  • Jack Surash, Acting Deputy Assistant Secretary of the Army, (Energy and Sustainability)
  • Roberto Guerrero, Deputy Assistant Secretary to the Air Force for Operational Energy, Office of the Assistant Secretary for Installations, Environment, and Energy
  • Colonel Adrian Marsh, Project Manager, Expeditionary Energy & Sustainment Systems, PEO Combat Support and Combat Service Support
  • David Kiel, Director, Operational Energy, OPNAV N94
  • James Caley, Director of Operational Energy, Deputy Assistant Secretary of the Navy for Energy
  • Col Jesse Kemp, USMC, Director, Marine Corps Expeditionary Energy Office (E20)

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Mary M. Gates Learning Center
701 N Fairfax St, 22314
Alexandria, VA, USA


Mary M. Gates Learning Center/United Way
701 N. Fairfax St.
Alexandria, VA

There is parking available at the Crowne Plaza Hotel. Enter at lobby level and request a day parking ticket.
(There is no parking at the Learning Center for delegates, and street parking is limited to 2 hours)

Hotel Rooms:
Hotel Rooms are available at a discounted rate at:
801 North St. Asaph Street, Alexandria, VA 22314
Hotel Discount Reservation Link
(Two walking blocks to venue)
Event details
Organizer : DSI
Event type : Conference
Reference : ASDE-20351