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  • Identify the key aspects and capabilities of Network Centric Warfare
  • Take advantage of this ideal opportunity to understand the challenges facing the future of war fighting
  • 3. Challenge your knowledge about the key issues involved in this topic
  • 4. Understand the concepts and visions of Network Centric Warfare from different perspectives
  • 5. Explore the current implementation of Network Centric Warfare and its future
  • 6. Use this opportunity to network with the key experts in this field

    A unique opportunity to learn from leading military experts including:

  • Brigadier Geoff Sheldon, Director Land Digitisation (DLD), UK MoD
  • John Garstka, Asst. Director, Concepts and Operations, Office of Force Transformation, Office of the Secretary of Defense
  • Commander Kevin G. Switick, USN, C4ISR Division, Concepts Development Department, Navy Warfare Development Command
  • Commander Timothy A. Jara, Director, Network Centric Innovation Center
  • John Erbetta, Information Systems, Defence Science and Technology Laboratory
  • Colonel Fred Stein (US Army Ret’d), Department Manager – C3 Battlefield Systems, Mitre Corporation
  • Oerjan Eriksson, Head of Business Development, Swedish Defence Material Administration
  • Dave Ozolek, Assistant Director, Joint Experimentation, US Joint Forces Command
  • Conference programme

    8:30 Registration and Coffee

    9:00 Chairman's Opening Remarks

    John Garstka

    John Garstka, Assistant. Director, Concepts and Operations, Office of Force Transformation, Office of the Secretary of Defense

  • As co-author of Network Centric Warfare: Developing and Leveraging Information Superiority and Understanding Information Age Warfare Mr Garstka is a recognised international speaker and has delivered the Network Centric Warfare message to military and commercial audiences worldwide. In addition, he has lectured at Harvard University, Georgetown University, University of California at Irvine, University of Maryland, the Army War College, and the Naval War College. Prior to joining the Office of Force Transformation, Mr Garstka was the Chief Technology Officer in the Joint Staff Directorate for Command, Control, Computer and Communications (C4) Systems.
  • 9:10 NETWORK CENTRIC WARFARE

    John Garstka

    John Garstka, Assistant. Director, Concepts and Operations, Office of Force Transformation, Office of the Secretary of Defense

  • DoD transformation and NCW
  • Tenets of NCW
  • Developing an information advantage with NCW concepts
  • NCW warfighting advantage: an overview of the evidence
  • An NCW implementation framework
  • 9:40 NCW: WARFIGHTING INSIGHTS FROM EXPERIMENTATION

    Colonel (Ret'd) Fred Stein

    Colonel (Ret'd) Fred Stein , Department Manager, C3 Battlefield Systems, Mitre Corporation

  • Brigade warfighting lessons learned
  • Division warfighting lessons learned
  • Overall operational lessons learned
  • Training and maintenance lessons learned
  • 10:20 NETWORK CENTRIC OPERATIONS

    Commander Kevin G. Switick, USN

    Commander Kevin G. Switick, USN, C4ISR Division, Concepts Development Department, Navy Warfare Development Command

  • Concepts contained within NCO
  • NCO and its impact in the Navy
  • Influencing future events at sea and ashore
  • Vision of new capabilities to be achieved
  • 11:00 Morning Coffee

    11:20 NETWORK CENTRIC DEFENSE

    Oerjan Eriksson

    Oerjan Eriksson, Head of Business Development, Swedish Defence Material Administration

  • Approaches used to develop affordable solutions
  • The development and implementation of these approaches
  • Methods to be analysed and adopted
  • How to use the possibilities from the commercial and defence market in realising NCW solutions
  • 12:00 US JOINT FORCES COMMAND

    Dave Ozolek

    Dave Ozolek, Assistant Director, Joint Experimentation, US Joint Forces Command

  • The globally networked threat
  • Defeating a network with a network
  • Effects-based operations
  • Knowledge-centric operations
  • Coherently joint, inter-agency and multi-national operations
  • 12:40 Lunch

    13:40 BEYOND INFORMATION SUPERIORITY AND HOW TO GET THERE: QUICKLY!

    Paul Wooding

    Paul Wooding, Head of UK Defence Sales, Sun Microsystems

  • How to make the 'Entry Fee' more affordable
  • How to deal with the information blizzard
  • Why information superiority is never enough
  • 14:20 FROM NETWORK CENTRIC TO EFFECTS BASED OPERATIONS

    Dr Ed Smith

    Dr Ed Smith, Senior Analyst, Network Centric Effects Based Operations, Boeing

  • Network centric effects based operations as the next step in force transformation
  • Developing a concept and theory of effects based operations from historical examples
  • Using network centric enabled capabilities to deal with the complexity of effects based operations
  • 15:00 THE EMERGING LOGICAL MODEL

    John Erbetta

    John Erbetta, Information Systems, Defence Science and Technology Laboratory

  • High performance grid
  • New architectures of sensor grid and engaged grids
  • BattleSpace awareness and synchronised awareness with military operations
  • Impact of attrition in NCW
  • Interoperability and compliance
  • The way ahead
  • 15:40 Afternoon Tea

    16:00 NCW ACQUISITIONS

    Dr Alfred Kaufman

    Dr Alfred Kaufman, Study Director, Institute For Defense Analysis

  • In what ways is the world more uncertain now than it was during the Cold War?
  • Where, within this uncertain world, would NCW make operational sense?
  • What kinds of NCW capability should one try to acquire?
  • By what means should one decide how much NCW capability is enough?
  • Are we trying to acquire the right kind of NCW capability?
  • 16:40 THE JOINT SENSOR NETWORK

    Nick Turner

    Nick Turner, Project Manager - C4I Systems, Raytheon Systems

  • The Co-operative Engagement Capability (CEC) – the practicalities and benefits of sensor networking
  • CEC as the basis for the Joint Composite Tracking Network
  • Examine how CEC supports the Single Integrated Air Picture
  • 17:20 Chairman’s Closing Remarks and Close of Day One

    8:30 Re-registration and Coffee

    9:00 Chairman's Opening Remarks

    Colonel (Ret'd) Fred Stein

    Colonel (Ret'd) Fred Stein , Department Manager, C3 Battlefield Systems, Mitre Corporation

  • Fred Stein, a retired Colonel of the United States Army, joined the MITRE Corporation in April 1998. He is currently the Department Manager of C3 Battlefield Systems and Program Area Manager for Homeland Defense within W300 Army Program. Fred’s position and location at Ft Hood Texas within the Central Test and Support Facility provides him the opportunity to interface directly with the Army as it digitises its force and moves toward the Future Combat Systems. Fred is also co-author: Network Centric Warfare: Developing and Leveraging Information Superiority and Understanding Information Age Warfare
  • 9:10 UK KEYNOTE ADDRESS

    Brigadier Geoff Sheldon

    Brigadier Geoff Sheldon, Director Land Digitisation (DLD), UK MoD

  • Embodying network enabled warfare as our future way of warfighting
  • Information superiority
  • Objective knowledge and decision superiority
  • Enabling joint effects based operations
  • Key examples
  • 9:40 IMPLEMENTING NCW

    Commander Timothy A. Jara

    Commander Timothy A. Jara, Director, Network Centric Innovation Center

  • What are the requirements for NCW to become a reality?
  • NCW capability
  • What are the conditions that must exist?
  • How are these conditions implemented?
  • What challenges would be faced?
  • The outcome achieved - is it all worthwhile?
  • 10:20 IMPLEMENTING NCW WITH MISSION CAPABILITY PACKAGES

  • Applying insights from experimentation to develop NCW mission capability packages
  • The benefits of an architectural approach
  • Phil Charles

    Phil Charles, Deputy Director of Architecture, Assistant Secretary of the Navy, RDA, Office of the Chief Engineer

    Captain Stephen M.Soules (USN Ret'd)

    Captain Stephen M.Soules (USN Ret'd), Principal, Booze,Allen, Hamilton

    Dr Charles E.Dickerson

    Dr Charles E.Dickerson, Director of Architecture, ASN (RDA), Office of the Chief Engineer, Assistant Secretary of the Navy, RDA, Office of the Chief Engineer

    11:00 Morning Coffee

    11:20 A STRATEGIC APPROACH FOR IMPLEMENTING NCW

    John Harms

    John Harms, Director Business Development, Boeing Space and Communications

  • The key role that industry must play in implementing NCW
  • Insights from ongoing NCW initiatives
  • 12:00 INFORMATION AGE WARFARE DEFINED

    Jeff Cares

    Jeff Cares, President, Alidade Consulting

  • What has and has not changed in warfare?
  • What are the fundamentals of information age warfare?
  • How have network centric warfare concepts matured?
  • What are the challenges of developing such concepts?
  • How should forces prepare themselves to compete in information age warfare?
  • 12:40 Lunch

    13:40 INFORMATION WARFARE IN THE TRENCHES

    Major Scott Lathrop

    Major Scott Lathrop, Senior Research Scientist, Information Technology and Operations Center, United States Military Academy

  • Motivation and background
  • Information warfare laboratory
  • Cyberdefense exercise
  • Lessons learned
  • 14:20 WIRELESS NETWORK

    Dominique Attali

    Dominique Attali, Project Manager, Thales Communication

  • NCW network requirements
  • Network architecture
  • Transmission layers’ constraints
  • Security issues
  • IP services on wireless WAN
  • 15:00 THE SWEDISH COMMAND POST

    Berndt Brehmer

    Berndt Brehmer, Professor of Command and Control Decision Making, Vice President, Swedish National Defence College

  • The current situation of NCW from the Swedish perspective
  • Command and control in NCW
  • The development of a command post of the future for NCW
  • Ensuring flexibility, creativity and adaptivity
  • 15:40 Afternoon Tea

    16:00 NCW IN COALITION WARFARE

    Lt Colonel Lex Bubbers (RN Army Ret’d)

    Lt Colonel Lex Bubbers (RN Army Ret’d), , REINFORCE Business Innovation

  • Implementing NCW capabilities in the Royal Netherlands Army and Allied Mobile Forces (Land)
  • Command & control approach enabled by implementing NCW concepts
  • Improved warfighting effectiveness
  • 16:40 SENSOR MANAGEMENT IN THE BATTLESPACE

    Charles Pickar

    Charles Pickar, Director, Lockheed Martin

  • Networking vs. sensor management
  • Echelon connectivity
  • Automating the sensor planning process
  • The future of networked sensors
  • 17:20 Chairman's Closing Remarks and Close of Conference

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    The Fundamentals of Information Age Warfare
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    The Fundamentals of Information Age Warfare

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    27th September 2002
    London, United Kingdom

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