Past event: Future Soldier Technology USA Conference 2021

North America's only Conference Dedicated to Dismounted Soldier and Marine Equipment Modernization

We are proud to present the 2nd annual Future Soldier Technology USA conference on the  8th & 9th June 2021 taking place as a Virtual Conference, with online access only.

As militaries reorient and modernise their combat capabilities, the dismounted soldier remains critical to the success of combat operations. Major strides are being made in providing soldiers with enhanced abilities to maneuver, detect, target and defeat threats at greater ranges and speed than ever before.

Critical to mission success, soldiers' capabilities to engage and defeat new threats has been prioritised by Army Futures Command as a critical area for development. Future Soldier Technology USA will bring together military leaders and technical experts to address the evolving capability spectrum of dismounted technology of the US Armed Forces.

Future Soldier Technology USA is the only dedicated conference of its kind in North America and will bring a unique focus to the future of soldier systems. The conference will discuss in detail soldier lethality, power management systems, mobility, sustainability and survivability. Additionally, as soldiers are increasingly integrated into an array of sensors and battlespace management systems, dismounted situational awareness is becoming a key area of overmatch capability. Our 'Situational Awareness' Focus Day will delve into the latest developments in this capability areas.

Key Topics Addressed Will Include:

  • Enhancing soldier lethality
  • Next Generation Squad Weapon
  • Advanced target acquisition systems
  • Soldier sensors
  • Manned unmanned teaming
  • Communication systems
  • Battlespace management
  • Soldier sustainability
  • Systems trialling and evaluation
  • Synthetic training environments
  • Augmented reality

Benefits of Attending

  • The only event in North America specifically dedicated to soldier and marine equipment modernization and capability development
  • Hear from Leaders from PEO Soldier, US Army Futures Command, CCDC, US Army Armor School, PEO 3C3T, USMC Systems Command, CCDC, Canadian DND and many more
  • The best opportunity to meet key US program managers at the forefront of enhancing soldier lethality, survivability, situational awareness and system integration
  • The world's biggest meeting of soldier modernization specialists from across NATO-aligned defence forces
  • Access the latest soldier equipment and technology providers from defence industry

Conference Speakers Include:

  • Brigadier General Arthur Pasagian, Commander, Marine Corps Systems Command, USMC
  • Colonel (ret'd) Richard Hansen, Former Program Manager, Soldier Warrior, PEO Soldier, US Army
  • Colonel (Rtd) John Cochran, Former Acting Director of the Secretary of Defence Close Combat Lethality Task Force, Department of Defense
  • Colonel Douglas Copeland, PM Maneuver and Precision Targeting, PEO Soldier, US Army
  • Colonel Scott J. Madore, Project Manager Soldier Lethality, PEO Soldier, US Army
  • Colonel Troy Denomy, PM IVAS, PEO Soldier, US Army
  • Courtney Stiles, Business Development Manager, Redcom Laboratories, Inc
  • David B Tomlinson, Infantry Weapons Officer, US Marine Corps
  • Dr Robb Wilcox, Director, Soldier Performance Optimization Directorate, Combat Capabilities Development Command, US Army
  • Jerry Hathaway, Senior Vice President / General Manager, Electro-Optical Infrared Systems, Leonardo DRS
  • Jonathan Russell, Principal Scientist, Defence Science and Technology Laboratory
  • Lieutenant Colonel Andrew Konicki, Program Manager, Individual Combat Equipment, Ground Combat Element Systems, USMC Systems Command
  • Lieutenant Colonel Chris Kennedy, Chief of Lethality Branch, Soldier Requirements Division M-CDID, US Army Armor School
  • Lieutenant Colonel Gareth Davies, SO1 Soldier Systems, British Army HQ
  • Lieutenant Colonel Michael Percy, Director Land Requirements 5, Soldier Systems, Canadian Army
  • Lieutenant Colonel Neil Locke, Commanding Officer, Infantry Trials and Development Unit, British Army
  • Lieutenant Colonel Vince Morris, PdM Ground Soldier Systems, Close Combat Squad/Ground Soldier Systems, US Army
  • Major General Anthony Potts, Program Executive Officer, PEO Soldier, US Army
  • Major Magnus Halberg, PM Soldier Equipment, Development, Swedish Armed Forces
  • Mr Christopher Woodburn, Deputy Maneuver Branch, Capabilities Development Directorate, Combat Development and Integration, US Marine Corps Systems Command
  • Mr Travis Thompson, Deputy Director, Soldier Lethality Cross Functional Team, US Army Futures Command
  • Rob Garth, Product Director, Domo Tactical Communications (DTC)
  • Roberto Gonzalez, Deputy Program Manager , US Marine Corps
  • Sal Ceravolo, Strategic Planning & Research Manager, Redcom Laboratories, Inc
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Event details
Organizer : SMi
Event type : Conference
Reference : ASDE-22101