2015 DOD Maintenance Symposium

December 7-10, 2015

Phoenix, Arizona, USA

Phoenix Convention Center

Maintenance Workforce & Leadership Development

Date: Tuesday, December 8, 2015
Time: 3:00 - 4:30 p.m.
Location: North 124 AB

Objective: Identify the ideal attributes and methods to obtain a well-trained, technically competent, responsive, and professional workforce and leadership cadre.

Abstract: Senior leaders will describe key characteristics of the current and future maintenance workforce to include functional competency, courage, condor, and the ability to foster collaboration and innovation. Discussions will involve personal perspectives and general workforce trends and opportunities. Panelists will also identify gaps and disconnects in required skill sets and discuss strategies and initiatives needed to successfully train, develop and lead a more efficient and effective maintenance workforce. The scope of the discussions will address development of the entire maintenance community, from front-line employees and supervisors to managers and executives, and will include ideas on how to equip them with effective skills and behaviors to strengthen whole organizations and improve customer support.

Brigadier General Kurt Ryan, USA, Chief of Ordnance, Commandant, U.S. Army Ordnance School

Brigadier General Steven Bleymaier, USAF, Commander, Ogden City Air Logistics Complex
Captain William Greene, USN, Commander, Portsmouth Naval Shipyard
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