2014 WEST Conference

Tuesday, February 11, 2014
8:30AM - 9:30AMMorning Keynote
9:30AM - 10:00AMExhibit Break
10:00AM - 11:15AMWhat Does the U.S. Experience in Afghanistan Teach Us about the Future?
11:15AM - 12:00PMExhibit Break
12:00PM - 1:30PMLuncheon Keynote
1:30PM - 2:30PMExhibit Break
2:30PM - 3:30PMJoint Strike Fighter: What Do the Pilots Who Are Flying It Today Have to Say?
3:15PM - 4:00PMExhibit Break 
3:45PM - 5:00PM"Best of the Best: What Will It Take to Keep Them?"
Wednesday, February 12, 2014
8:30AM - 9:45AMInformation Dominance Rountable
  • Moderator: Mr. David M. Wennergren, Vice President, Enterprise Technologies and Services, CACI and former Assistant Deputy Chief Management Officer, Department of Defense (Confirmed)
9:30AM - 10:00AMExhibit Break
10:00AM - 11:15AMHow are the Senior Operators Going to Execute the Strategy?
11:15AM - 12:00PMExhibit Break
12:00PM - 1:30PMLuncheon Keynote
1:30PM - 2:15PMExhibit Break
2:30PM - 3:45PMHow Do We Regain the Skills for the High End War Fight?
3:15PM - 4:00PMExhibit Break
Thursday, February 13, 2014
8:30AM - 9:45AMWhat Are the Industrial Base Issues That Need to be Considered in any Strategy?
  • Moderator: Mr. Alfred Grasso, President and CEO, the MITRE Corporation (Confirmed)
    • Panelist: Ms. Ellen Lord, President and CEO, Textron Systems Corporation (Confirmed)
    • Panelist: Mr. Jeffrey T. Napoliello, Vice President, Strategy and Business Development, Lockheed Martin Mission Systems and Training (Confirmed)
    • Panelist: Mr. Mike Petters, CEO and President, Huntington Ingalls Industries (Confirmed)
9:45AM - 10:00AMExhibit Break
10:00AM - 11:15AMWhat About China?
  • Moderator: RADM James G. Foggo III, USN, Assistant Deputy Chief of Naval Operations (Operations, Plans and Strategy, N3/N5) (Confirmed)
    • Panelist: CAPT David A. Adams, USN, Commander, U.S. 7th Fleet (Confirmed)
    • Panelist: CAPT Stuart Belt, USN, Deputy Assistant Judge Advocate General (International and Operations Law), Office of the Judge Advocate General (Confirmed)
    • Panelist: CAPT James Fanell, USN, Director of Intelligence and Information Operations, U.S. Pacific Fleet (Confirmed)
    • Panelist: Dr. James R. Holmes, Professor, Strategy and Policy, U.S. Naval War College and co-author Red Star over the Pacific (Confirmed)
    • Panelist: CAPT Dale Rielage, USN, Director, Navy Asia Pacific Advisory Group (Confirmed)
11:15AM - 12:00PMExhibit Break
12:00PM - 2:00PMLuncheon Town Hall:  What Do the Sea Service Leaders Want to See in a New Maritime Strategy?