STS 2018 Program Agenda: Designing the Undersea Force of the Future – Day 1

Tuesday, 15 May 2018

0700 — Registration
0830 — Administrative Remarks – Misty Hechinger, Program Chair, JHU/APL
0835 — Call to Order– VADM Michael Connor, USN, Ret.
0845 — Welcome Lisa Blodgett, JHU/APL Sector Head, Force Projection Sector
0905 — Opening RemarksADM Kirk Donald, USN, Ret., Chairman of the Board, Naval Submarine League
0910 — KeynoteADM James F. Caldwell, USN, Director, Naval Nuclear Propulsion Program

NEXT GENERATION WARFARE FROM UNDER THE SEA
0940 — Next Generation Warfare From Under the Sea Introduction – Mr. Tim Rennick, Battelle
0955 — Fleet Brief – CAPT Steve Mack, USN, CSDS-5
1020 — Submarine and Unmanned Underwater Vehicle (UUV) Collaborative Warfare Demonstration
1045 — Break
1110 — Ocean Denial Capabilities from Under the Sea
1135 — Tactical Employment of Non-Traditional Acoustic Communication Methods
1200 — Mobile Off-board Clandestine Communications and Approach (MOCCA) for Next Generation Undersea Warfare
1225 — Question & Answer Period

1240 — Lunch
1310 — Luncheon Speaker – Mr. Ron O’Rourke, Congressional Research Service

1340 — Break – Return to Auditorium
1400 — Keynote – VADM Joseph Tofalo, USN, Commander, Submarine Forces

ACCELERATING DESIGN CAPABILITY

1430 — Accelerating Design to Capability Introduction – Mr. Alex Erving, HII-NNS
1445 — Fleet Brief – CDR Matt Fanning, USN, USS HARTFORD (SSN-768)
1510 — Small Diameter, Multi-Vehicle, Torpedo Tube Deployment System
1535 — Break
1555 — Tactical Submarine Evolution Plan (TSEP) – A Path for Increasing the Pace of Development and Implementation of Technology
1620 — Set-based Requirements, Technology, and Design Development for Future Submarines
1645 — Determining High Influence Technology Solutions for Future SSNs through Design Space Exploration
1710 — Question & Answer Period
1730 — Unhosted Cocktail Social