Today’s Military Global Force operates in all continents and oceans around the world, securing the world’s main trade routes, supporting global economy and pursuing global peacekeeping. With all of these demands, our Armed Forces are faced with an array of challenges. One of these principal challenges is maintaining materiel and logistical readiness and being able to sustain the ongoing global operations from a strategic level to a tactical level.
Military Sustainment will bring together experienced sustainment and logistical key leaders that will address the future of the warfighter's sustainment and stewardship excellence. It will also examine the varying levels of success of materiel readiness and logistical techniques seen during the Iraq and Afghanistan drawdown. Also addressed are the future efforts of policy leaders and commanders to maintain a stable and effective global sustainment force.
New Military Sustainment Focus for 2013:
- The best practices and policies to maintain and increase materiel readiness and life cycle management
- The requirement for an efficient, open channeled joint logistics between the services and other government agencies
- Acquisitions and requirements as the drawdown from Afghanistan increases
- Implementing the efficient strategies and partnering with the proper industry in order to achieve the individual and joint service logistical and materiel readiness plans
Gain insight on the latest Logistics and Materiel Readiness and Requirements such as
- Future acquisition processes and programs
- Optimizing life cycle and maintenance assets
- Increase in prepositioned stocks
- Adaptive and agile sustainment concept
- Asymmetrical sustainment
- Enhanced and optimized strategic airlift assets
- Total asset visibility of sustainment Assets
Venue & Accommodation
Hilton Alexandria Mark Center
5000 Seminary Road, Alexandria , Virginia, 22311, United States
Located in the West End of Historic Alexandria, Virginia, the Hilton Alexandria Mark Center hotel offers a refreshing blend of modern elegance, attentive service and rewarding hospitality. Within sight of Washington, DC monuments and attractions, our stylish Alexandria hotel puts you near quaint waterfront galleries and shops in Old Town Alexandria, VA.
With a unique lakeside setting, adjacent to a 43-acre botanical preserve, the Hilton Mark Center, Alexandria, VA hotel provides a tranquil oasis for business and leisure travelers to the Washington, DC area. From the moment you enter the towering glass atrium and Italian marble clad lobby, you will enjoy the warm greetings of our courteous staff and are assured a memorable stay.
Group Rate: $183 (government per diem) + 11.50% and $1 occupancy tax per each night
Please identify you are part of the “IDGA” group to ensure the special rate. Note that you are eligible for this rate three day prior and three days post the event. Book your room prior to January 4, 2013 to ensure you receive the group rate.
Reservations Telephone: 800-445-8667
This Year's Distinguished Speakers Include:
- Vice Admiral Manson K. Brown, USCG, Deputy Commandant for Mission Support, United States Coast Guard
- Mr. Redding Hobby, SES, Executive Director, Strategic Programs, Defense Logistics Agency
- Mr. Lane Collie, SES, Director, Logistics and Readiness Center, CECOM
- Rear Admiral Mark Heinrich, USN, Commander, Naval Supply Systems Command, 46th Chief of Supply
- Rear Admiral Mark Buzby, USN, Commander, Military Sealift Command
- Brigadier General James C. Vechery, USAF, Deputy Director, Strategic Plans, Requirements, and Programs, Headquarters Air Mobility Command
- Colonel (P) Wilbur Wolf, USA, Deputy Commander, 28th Infantry Division, Pennsylvania Army National Guard
- Captain Michael J. Haycock, USCG, Commander, Surface Forces Logistics Center, United States Coast Guard
- Mr. William J. Kenny, Executive Director for Troop Support, Defense Logistics Agency
- Mr. Daniel Dunmire, Director Corrosion Policy and Oversight, Under Secretary for Acquisition, Technology and Logistics