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NDIA/New England Soldier Innovation Day
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5/11/2016
When: 05/11/2016
8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Where: UMass Lowell Inn & Conference Center
50 Warren St
Lowell, Massachusetts 
United States
Contact: Maggie Schoening
(617) 401-3083

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Soldier Innovation Day 2016

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SPONSOR PROGRAM:Limited sponsorship and exhibit tables are available. Please contact Maggie Schoening atmschoening@k2cinc.comif you are interested in sponsoring or exhibiting at this event.

Join the NDIA New England Chapter to learn more about the region's soldier innovation initiatives. This full-day industry session features esteemed speakers from the Natick Soldier Systems Center (NSSC), Natick Soldier Research, Development & Engineering Center (NSRDEC) and U.S. Army Research Institute of Environmental Medicine (USARIEM), as well as speakers from academia, state government and industry. The event will highlight two new economic development programs: the Revolutionary Fibers and Textiles Manufacturing Innovation Institute and the Soldier Squad Performance Research Institute (S2PRINT).

Each speaker will present an organizational overview, science and technology challenge areas, and potential business and partnership opportunities. There will be time before and after the presentations for questions and networking. Come learn how you can partner with the New England soldier innovation community.

When:May 11, 2016; 8:00 am - 4:00 pm, Registration opens at 7:00 am

Where:UMass Lowell Inn & Conference Center, 50 Warren Street, Lowell, MA 01852

EARLY BIRD PRICING (before April 1):
Government/Academia: $150
Member: $200
Non-Member: $275

LATE REGISTRATION PRICING(after April 1):
Government/Academia: $200
Member: $250
Non-Member: $325

Why:The industry day is open to and promotes collaboration between attending government, academic and industry representatives.

AGENDA

7:00 AM Registration, Breakfast, Networking
8:00 AM Opening Remarks
Paul Serotkin, President, NDIA New England Chapter

8:10 AM

Defense Innovation at the University of Massachusetts
Jacqueline Moloney, Chancellor, UMass Lowell

8:20 AM

Economic Development in the Commonwealth
Marty Jones, CEO, MassDevelopment

8:30 AM

RDECOM Overview, Science & Technology Challenges, and Opportunities
Brigadier General Thomas Todd, Senior Commander, Natick Soldier Systems Center (NSSC) and Deputy Commanding General, U.S. Army Research, Development and Engineering Command (RDECOM)

9:00 AM

USARIEM, Science & Technology Challenges, and Opportunities
Colonel Thomas Eccles, Commander, U.S. Army Research Institute of Environmental Medicine (USARIEM)

9:30 AM

NSRDEC Overview, Science & Technology Challenges, and Opportunities
Mr. Douglas Tamilio, Acting Director, U.S. Army Natick Soldier Research, Development and Engineering Center (NSRDEC)

10:00 AM

Break

10:20 AM

Soldier Innovation Panel Discussion

  • Moderator - Paul Serotkin, President, New England Chapter, NDIA
  • Mr. Richard Benney, Director, Aerial Delivery, NSRDEC
  • Ms. Claudia Quigley, Director, Expeditionary Basing and Collective Protection, NSRDEC
  • Mr. Stephen Moody, Director, Combat Feeding, NSRDEC
  • Mr. Andrew Mawn, Director, Warfighter, NSRDEC

11:50 AM

Lunch

12:30 PM

Massachusetts National Guard Update
Major General L. Scott Rice, The Adjutant General, Massachusetts National Guard

1:00 PM

Future Warfare
Colonel Kevin Felix (Ret), Senior Advisor, The Roosevelt Group

1:40 PM

Advanced FunctionalFabrics of America (AFFOA) Institute
Professor Yoel Fink, Director, Research Laboratory of Electronics, MIT

2:20 PM

Coffee Break

2:40 PM

Soldier Squad Performance Research Institute (S2PRINT) Opportunities
Mass Development

3:10 PM

A Collaboration between DoD and BioPharma – A Story in Battling Cancer
Niven Narain, Co-Founder, President and CEO, Berg Health

3:50 PM

Closing Remarks
Paul Serotkin, President, NDIA New England Chapter

4:00 PM

Wrap-up & Networking

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