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29 - 31 January, 2018
Hilton Alexandria Mark Center, Alexandria , VA

Main Conference Day 1

8:00 am - 8:45 am Registration & Networking Breakfast

8:45 am - 9:00 am Chairperson’s Opening Remarks

-MDB Overview
-Goals achieved in Installation Energy
-Proposed Plans for the Future
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Mr. Jack Surash

Acting Deputy Assistant Secretary of the Army, Energy and Sustainability
Assistant Secretary of the Army, IE&E

9:45 am - 10:30 am The Intersection of DoD Operational Energy Strategy and Industry Trends

Doreen Swanson, Senior Program Manager, Military Accounts,Cummins Power Generation
-AMMPS Microgrid with Energy Storage
-Trends in power generation technologies
-Next generation of AMMPS
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Doreen Swanson

Senior Program Manager, Military Accounts
Cummins Power Generation

10:30 am - 11:15 am Morning Networking and Refreshment Break

11:15 am - 12:00 pm Reviewing Navy’s biofuel effort, Green Initiative for Fuels Transition Pacific (GIFTPAC).

Mr. Ross Roley, Senior Military Analyst, Energy Office U.S. Pacific Command (PACOM),U.S. Navy
-Lessons learned from GIFTPAC
-The success and failures of the initiative
-The future of biofuel in the US Navy
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Mr. Ross Roley

Senior Military Analyst, Energy Office U.S. Pacific Command (PACOM)
U.S. Navy

12:00 pm - 12:45 pm Reducing energy demands of tactical radios to increase warfighter mobility

Lieutenant Colonel Lieutenant Colonel Michael Baker, Product Manager for Handheld, Manpack and Small Form Fit,U.S. Army
-Using advance software to reduce energy demand
-Deploying next generation lithium-ion batteries to reduce weight
-Reducing the weight of tactical radios to increase warfighter mobility 
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Lieutenant Colonel Lieutenant Colonel Michael Baker

Product Manager for Handheld, Manpack and Small Form Fit
U.S. Army

12:45 pm - 1:45 pm Networking Luncheon

1:45 pm - 2:30 pm INTERACTIVE ROUND TABLE DISCUSSIONS ON:

-Military Battery and Charger Systems
-Renewable Energy
-Macro and Micro Solar Power Products
-Hybrid Power
-OE Domains
-Vehicle OE Approach
-Universal Power
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Colonel Bill Meyer

Director, Operational Energy, ASA Installations, Energy , and Environment
Installation, Energy and Environment, U.S. Army

3:15 pm - 4:00 pm Afternoon Networking & Refreshment Break

4:00 pm - 4:45 pm Navy challenges and strategies for reducing operational energy demands in current and future warfighting force

Captain Mark Vandroff, Commanding Officer,Naval Surface Warfare Center, Carderock Division, U.S. Navy
-Increasing fuel efficiency requirements for of future planned aircraft acquisitions
-Upgrading current weapons systems to improve fuel efficiency
-Promoting an energy conservation friendly environment in the force
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Captain Mark Vandroff

Commanding Officer
Naval Surface Warfare Center, Carderock Division, U.S. Navy

4:45 pm - 5:00 pm Chairperson's Closing Remarks

5:00 pm - 5:00 pm End of Main Conference Day 1