Unmanned Systems Summit 2010


The Unmanned Systems Summit will focus the capabilities provided by unmanned systems, improving situational awareness, force protection, and target acquisition capability for our military and government operations.

Defense Update is an official media sponsor of the Unmanned Systems Summit 2010.

The summit will showcase discussions by DoD and DHS leaders on the most critical demands, current initiatives, and shared operational challenges for unmanned systems, including:

  • Advanced spectrum management for improved ISR
  • Unique operational needs of the Army Special Operations forces
  • Fielding systems of multiple UGVs/UAVs with levels of varying autonomy
  • Developing mission-centric plug-and-play payloads and software interoperability
  • Robot software interoperability
  • Unmanned VTOLS: Challenges and current R&D efforts
  • Modular payloads and multi-platform UV controls
  • Next generation autonomous and micro-robotic systems
  • Advancements in unmanned common architectures and inter-service compatibility

Featured speaking faculty includes:

  • LTG Michael Vane, USA – Deputy Commanding General, Futures/Director, Army Capabilities Integration Center, US Army Training and Doctrine Command
  • BG Raymond Palumbo, USA – Deputy Commanding General, US Army Special Operations Command
  • Paige Atkins, SES – Director, Defense Spectrum Organization
  • COL Christopher Miller, USA – PEO-Rotary Wing, Special Operations Research Development and Acquisitions Center, US Army Special Operations Command
  • COL Robert J. Sova, USA – TRADOC Capability Manager, UAS
  • COL Craig Effinger, USA – Chief S&T Division, Accelerated and Capabilities Division Directorate, ARCIC, TRADOC
  • CAPT Mike Carter, USN – SSC Pacific Unmanned Systems Branch, SPAWAR
  • CSM Todd Burnett, USA – Senior Enlisted Advisor, Joint Improvised Explosive Device Defeat Organization
  • Col (ret) James Lasswell – Technical Director, Marine Corps Warfighting Laboratory
  • Glenn Rizzi – Deputy Director, Army UAS CoE

Register now and save with the early bird specials!

For more information on the agenda, registration, pricing and discounts available contact:

Helen Frank
Phone: (212) 885-2674
Email: [email protected]

Website: http://www.UnmannedSystemsSummit.com