The following is the schedule for Sea-Air-Space 2020. Panelists and moderators will be uploaded as that information gets confirmed. Please check back frequently for updates to the educational panel line up as we curate the best subject matter experts for our exposition.
Events for Tuesday, April 7, 2020
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The critical enabler for combat power projection sails on a sealift force that faces significant readiness challenges and in recognized need for recapitalization. Once able to sail uncontested, the sealift force also faces resilience challenges to operating in a contested environment, creating new challenges and opportunities. This panel will focus on what is being done to improve readiness and resilience to be able to deliver combat power from the Nation’s power projection platforms.
This discussion will outline steps underway and planned to create the Marine Corps America needs. The Marine Corps must invest in the technologies that maintain a competitive edge, give up legacy capabilities that cannot be economically adapted to meet the demands of the future, and divest to gain the ability to develop and adopt capabilities better-suited to the future threat.
The Navy’s remotely operated systems transcend domains to redefine the battlespace. These systems take the concept of distributed maritime operations to the next level for distributed lethality. The panel will discuss how these systems influence strategy and tactics for the warfighter and commanders at sea and ashore.
What does “right” look like? The Gen. David Berger’s “Commandant’s Planning Guidance” emphasizes the Marine Corps will be a naval expeditionary force-in-readiness, with a focus on operational integration. Panelists will discuss how the Navy and Marine Corps are adapting technology and shifting processes to meet the demand and provide the capabilities necessary for “Great Power Competition” today.
How do the Navy and the Marine Corps best contribute to the national defense and the joint forces? How is the Navy and the Marine Corps accelerating its pace of change to meet the demands of the future operating environment? What will the Navy and Marine Corps focus on in order to meet these challenges?
As naval aviation continues to transform its fleet with advancing future warfighting capabilities, it has successfully been tackling readiness barriers and warfighting degraders. Panelists will discuss how the Navy and Marine Corps are overcoming the challenges of maintaining and evolving the fleet.
How do our industry leaders make strategic decisions in when it comes to equipping and supporting our sea service personnel. From the front lines of battle ready equipment to our nation’s largest shipyards, explore how the speed of business contributes to growth, advancement and ultimately, mission capable maritime superiority.
Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) across the globe in ports and infrastructures has changed the political landscape with potential to redraw alliances. Recognizing the scope and depth of this influence continues to gain greater awareness yet we don’t fully comprehend the potential future implications for global power projection.