Focus Day

8:00 AM - 9:00 AM Registration & Networking Breakfast

9:00 AM - 9:15 AM Chairperson's Remarks

9:15 AM - 10:00 AM Identifying and reducing logistical and operational waste in the Air Force

Roberto Guerrero , Deputy Assistant Secretary Operational Energy , U.S. Air Force
-Using better mission practices to reduce waste
-Improve training to increase efficient use of resources
-Proposing institutional culture change towards energy use


Roberto Guerrero

Deputy Assistant Secretary Operational Energy
U.S. Air Force

10:00 AM - 10:45 AM Morning Refreshment and Networking Break

10:45 AM - 12:15 PM Closing short term energy gaps by upgrading current military facilities’ equipment to improve energy efficiency

-Replacing current generators with energy efficient generators
-Incorporating renewable energy on base to traditional energy demands
-Using sensors to monitor and reduce energy waste in the facility grid

12:15 PM - 1:15 PM Lunch

1:15 PM - 3:00 PM Modernizing current fleet of combat and transport vehicles to increase fuel efficiency

- Upgrading Abrams tanks’ auxiliary power units
- Equipping Bradley fighting vehicle with upgraded engines, tracks, and improved shocks
- Upgrading the Stryker with AC/DC power generator, a new improved alternator, a new engine, and smart power management system.

2:45 PM - 3:15 PM Networking Break

3:15 PM - 5:00 PM Increasing mission effectiveness through improved energy use in operational environments

- Identify and mitigate warfighting gaps like increased fuel dependence
-Pinpoint risks that inform future force development to mitigate potential threats to operations
-Increasing performance my reducing energy redundancies in current operations

4:45 PM - 5:00 PM Chairman's Closing Remarks

5:00 PM - 5:00 PM End of Focus Day