2015 DOD Maintenance Symposium

December 7-10, 2015

Phoenix, Arizona, USA

Phoenix Convention Center

Sustainment Technology: From Innovation to Fielding

Date: Monday, December 7, 2015
Time: 10:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Location: North 129 AB

Objective: To illustrate the process of sustainment technology insertion in DoD from concept to transition and fielding; and to relay how key organizations are working collaboratively to identify, develop, and accelerate the transition of game-changing technologies that promise to greatly reduce the cost of sustaining weapon systems and radically improve our ability to generate readiness.

Abstract: Do you have a new technology or capability that could potentially improve DoD sustainment operations? Are you a Service member, DoD civilian, or industry partner who has a sustainment need that current technology or processes cannot effectively or efficiently meet? Ever wonder why some promising new technologies or proven "no-brainer" capabilities never get adopted, or take years to transition? If the sustainment technology development and adoption process seems like a mystery, this session is for you. Leaders and experts will discuss all phases of the technology insertion process; from enabling policy, the collection of needs, prioritization and resourcing of technology development and evaluation, the development of requirements, and ultimately fielding and integration into maintenance operations.

Mr. Gregory Kilchenstein, Director, Enterprise Maintenance Technology, ODASD (MPP), OSD

Colonel Bruce McPeak, USA, Director, Capability Development, U.S. Army - Presentation
Mr. Steven Karl, Director, Lifecycle Logistics Policy, ODASA (AP&L) - Presentation
Ms. Elizabeth McMichael, Director of Innovation, Naval Air Systems Command
Mr. Luke Burke, Director of Engineering, Air Force Life Cycle Management Center
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