NAVAL SUBMARINE LEAGUE
36th ANNUAL SYMPOSIUM and INDUSTRY UPDATE

Theme: Return to Major Power Competition

Wednesday, 7 November 2018

1030 — 2130 EXHIBIT HALL OPEN
1230 — 1645 BUSINESS SESSION
1230 — 1235 Welcome – NSL Chairman, ADM Kirk Donald, USN, Ret.
1235 —1300 NSL Annual Meeting – NSL President, VADM Jay Donnelly, USN, Ret.
1300 — 1330 Update to Members and Industry – ADM Frank Caldwell, USN, Director, Naval Reactors
1330 — 1400 Sub Force Vision/Professional Update – VADM Chas Richard, USN, Commander, Submarine Forces
1400 — 1430 Industry Leaders Panel
1430 — 1515 Networking and Technical Exchange
1515 — 1545 Submarine Acquisition and Maintenance – Mr. George M. Drakeley III, Executive Director, PEO Submarines
1545 — 1615 Program Managers Panel – Technical Update and Overview with Q&A
1615 — 1645 Sub Clubs Panel
1645 — 1830 Networking and Technical Exchange
1730 — 1830 Chairman’s Reception for Awardees (By Invitation Only)
1830 — 2130 Networking Reception

Thursday, 8 November 2018

0700 — 1900 EXHIBIT HALL OPEN
0700 — 0750 Continental Breakfast in Exhibit Hall
0700 — 0750 President’s Breakfast with Event Sponsors (By Invitation Only)
Ms. Kate Käufer, Senate Appropriations Committee – Defense
0755 — 1115 BUSINESS SESSION
0755 — 0800 Remarks by NSL Chairman, ADM Kirk Donald, USN, Ret.
0800 — 0830 Strategic Systems Technical Update – VADM Johnny Wolfe, USN, Director, Strategic Systems Programs
0830 — 0900 Submarine Financial/Programmatic Insights – RADM John Tammen, Director, Undersea Warfare (N97)
0900 — 0930 Submarine Perspectives – The Honorable Frederick J. Stefany, Deputy Assistant Secretary of the Navy (Ships)
0930 — 1015 Networking & Technical Exchange
1015 — 1045 Perspectives on UUV Programs – CAPT Pete Small, USN, PMS 406 Program Manager
1045 — 1115 Submarine Operational Insights – RDML Doug Perry, USN, Director, Joint and Fleet Operations, U.S. Fleet Forces Command
1115 — 1200 Networking & Technical Exchange
1200 — 1400 AWARDS LUNCHEON
Remarks by The Honorable Ellen Lord, Under Secretary of Defense for Acquisition and Sustainment
Presentations to COMSUBLANT/COMSUBPAC Awardees
1400 — 1430 Networking & Technical Exchange
1430 — 1645 BUSINESS SESSION
1430 — 1500 Junior Officers Panel
1500 — 1545 FORCM(SS) John Perryman, USN, FORCE, Atlantic Submarine Fleet and FORCM (SS) Paul Davenport, USN, FORCE, Pacific Submarine Fleet
1545 — 1615 A Perspective on the Operational Usage of UUVs – Dr. William Burnett, Deputy Commander & Technical Director, Naval Meteorology & Oceanographic Command
1615 — 1645 Update on Submarine Personnel – VADM Robert Burke, USN, Chief of Naval Personnel
1645 — 1800 Active Duty Feedback and Networking Reception
1645 — 1800 Networking & Technical Exchange
BANQUET
1800 — 1900 Banquet Reception
1900 — 2200 Banquet Speaker: RADM Keith Beckett, RN, Chief Strategic Systems Executive
Recognition of Distinguished Submariners, ADM Hank Chiles, USN, Ret. and RADM Jerry Holland, USN, Ret. and Distinguished Civilians, Mr. Fred Harris and Mr. Bill Johnson