2023 SYMPOSIUM – Speaker bios

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Thursday 1 June 2023
Morning Sessions
GEN James Dickinson, Commander, US Space Command, United States Army
Dr. Randy Hill, Director, USC-Army Institute for Creative Technologies
Lt Gen Dan Karbler, Commanding General, Space and Missile Defense Command
Lt Gen Michael Guetlein, Commander, Space Systems Command, USSF 
Dr. Robert FlemingSector Vice President & General Manager, Strategic Space Systems, Northrop Grumman Corporation
Rob Mitrevski, Vice President & General Manager, Spectral Solutions, L3Harris
BG Richard Zellman, Deputy Director, J3, United States Space Command, United States Army
MG (Ret) John George, Vice President, and Army Strategic Account Executive, Leidos
Major Robert Atchison, QRH, Officer Commanding D Squadron, UK Army
COL James T. Bushong, Joint Integrated Space Team Director, SOCOM, Joint Integrated Space Team, United States Army
LTC Joseph Mroszczyk, Battalion Commander, 1 MDEB, 1 Multidomain Effects Battalion (MDEB), 1MDTF, US Army
Tom “Tav” Taverney, Maj Gen (R) USAF, Senior Vice President - Space Systems, Leidos

LTG (Ret) Dick Formica, Vice President, CALIBRE Systems
Mr. Brent Fraser, Acting Director, Capability Development Integration Directorate, SMDC Center of Excellence
BG Bernie Harrington, Task Force Commander, 1MDTF
COL Don Brooks, Commander, 1st Space Brigade, US Army SMDC
BG (Ret) Tim Coffin, Managing Director, Space Warfighting Division, the MITRE Corporation

Thursday 1 June 2023

Afternoon Sessions

LTG John Morrison, Army G-6

MG (Ret) Dan Hughes, VP Missile Defense and C4I, Cypress International

LTG John Morrison, Army G-6

Mr. Adam Nucci, Director, Strategic Operations, G-3/5/7, HQDA, US Army

Bill Guyan, Senior Vice President and General Manager for the Land Electronics, Leonardo DRS

BG (Ret) Chuck Taylor, Director, Army and SOF, Business Creation and Customer Solutions, Raytheon Intelligence and Space

LTG Dennis S. McKean, Deputy Commanding General, Futures and Concepts, United States Army Future Command

MG (Ret) Bo Dyess, VP Government Relations, Army and Missile Defense, NGC

LTG Dennis S. McKean, Deputy Commanding General, Futures and Concepts, United States Army Future Command

Walt Chai, Director, Space Sensors and Director of the Missile Integration and Operations Center, Missile Defense Agency

Dr. Tom Karako, Senior Fellow, and Director, Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS)

LTG (Ret) David Halverson, CEO Cypress International

Friday 2 June 2023

Morning Sessions

Maj Gen John Olson, Mobilization Assistant to the Chief of Space Operations and Space Force lead for JADC2 and ABMS

LTG Dave Bassett, Director, DCMA

Dr. Phil Perconti, Chief Technology Officer, Leonardo DRS

Col Eric Felt, Deputy Executive Director, Space Architecture, Science and Technology Directorate 

COL Troy Denomy, Program Manager, Integrated Visual Augmentation System, PEO Soldiers

Dr. Babak Daneshrad, CEO, Silvus

John Cavedo, CEO, Plasan USA

Dr. Lindsay MillardPrincipal Director for Space Technology, Office of the Under Secretary of Defense for Research and Engineering

Chris Brady, President, GD Mission Systems

Dr. Claire Leon, Director, Space Systems Integration Office (SSIO), Space Systems Command, Space Force 

Dr. Nathan Dalrymple, Technical Director, Space Rapid Capabilities Office, Space RCO

COL Alex Rasmussen, Chief, Tracking Layer, Space Development Agency, United States Army