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Transforming Military Logistics Through Emerging Technology


DSIís Defense Logistics Technology Summit, occurring on September 13-14, 2016, will assemble US military commands, academia, and technology providers in a collaborative, open forum to discuss emerging technology and best practices for the optimization and transformation of the US Military logistics supply chain. 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.

Alexandria, VA, August 05, 2016 --(PR.com)-- The US military is moving into a complex international environment that requires it to further develop its equipment and prepare its personnel, force structure, decision-making capabilities, and concepts of operation for a more interoperable and expeditionary approach, one with greater asset visibility and a decreased logistical footprint. Key technological advances will help foster an informative discussion that is focused on overcoming critical challenges related to the coordination and execution of military logistics in deployed environments.

In response to these initiatives, Defense Strategies Institute has designed the Defense Logistics Technology Summit. This summit will focus on optimizing the supply chain in order to support a leaner, more agile military force. Some of the broader topics that will be discussed in this forum will include: near-term prospective uses for additive manufacturing and 3D printing, opportunities to further utilize the IoT in support of military logistics, the increased need for asset visibility and resource management technology, strategies to further reduce the military logistics footprint and efforts to improve the mobility and sustainment of resources as they pass through the military logistics supply chain.

DSI’s Defense Logistics Technology Summit, occurring on September 13-14, 2016, will assemble US military commands, academia, and technology providers in a collaborative, open forum to discuss emerging technology and best practices for the optimization and transformation of the US Military logistics supply chain. Their 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.

Attendees Will Experience Perspectives from Keynote Speakers Including:

- General Ellen Pawlikowski, US Air Force, Commander, Air Force Materiel Command
- Dr. Jerry McGinn, Principal Deputy Director, Manufacturing and Industrial Base Policy, Office of the Under Secretary of Defense (Acquisition, Technology, and Logistics)
- Vice Admiral Philip H. Cullom, US Navy, Deputy Chief of Naval Operations, Fleet Readiness and Logistics
- Rear Admiral Vincent L. Griffith, US Navy, Director, DLA Logistics Operations (J3), Defense Logistics Agency
- Major General Cedric D. George, US Air Force, Deputy Director, Resource Integration Directorate, DCS, Logistics, Engineering and Force Protection, HQUSAF
- James Alexander, Product Lead, Automated Movement and Identification Solutions, Program Executive Office for Enterprise Information Systems, USA
- Dave Hansen, Program Manager, PMW-230 Global Combat Support System, US Marine Corps
- LtCol Howard Marotto, US Marine Corps, Lead for Additive Manufacturing/3D Printing Development and Implementation, HQMC (Installations and Logistics)
- Dr. Raymond "Corky" Clinton, Deputy Director, Science and Technology Office, NASA Marshall Space Flight Center
- Dr. Jesse Margiotta, Science, Engineering, and Technology Advisor, Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency

For More Insight, Download Full Agenda Here: http://logisticstech.dsigroup.org/download-the-agenda/agenda-download-form/

Registration is Now Open:
In order to allow for actionable discussion and dialogue amongst speaker and attendees, seating will be limited. Early Registration has now begun. Register now to reserve your seat. Active military, government and personnel attend complimentary.

Exhibit & Sponsorship Opportunities:
The Defense Logistics Technology Summit provides opportunities for exhibits, product demonstrations, and luncheon receptions for Defense and Government industry leaders. Showcase the latest technology offerings and today's most innovative solutions.

For More Information Download the Exhibit and Sponsorship Prospectus: http://logisticstech.dsigroup.org/benefits-of-sponsoring-and-exhibiting/

Anyone interested in participating in the 2016 Defense Logistics Technology Summit can visit Defense Strategies Institute's website at http://logisticstech.dsigroup.org/ for more information or contact Morgan at mcolfax@dsigroup.org, 1-201-266-0058.
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Defense Strategies Institute
Morgan Colfax
201-266-0058
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http://logisticstech.dsigroup.org/
Register Now: http://dsigroup.org/logistics-technology-summit-registration/

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