IDGAs 5th Annual Combat ID & Force Tracking

Venue: Sheraton Premiere at Tysons Corner

Location: Vienna, Virginia, United States

Event Date/Time: Jun 23, 2008 End Date/Time: Jun 26, 2008
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This event offers a comprehensive view of the opportunities, challenges, and successes in combat identification today. This year’s event will have a strong emphasis on interoperability between service branches, coalition forces, and systems, with special consideration given to the evolving JBC-P CDD.

Topics to be Discussed Include:
• The status and eventual impact of JBC-P CDD
• Interoperability updates from NATO
• Communication issues including bandwidth, spectrum, and transmission mediums
• Portability issues and advancements of tracking systems
• The role of UAVs in combat ID

Speakers Include:
• Ms. Robin R. L. Quinlan - Deputy Director, Joint Forces Integration Office of the Secretary of Defense Under Secretary (AT&L)
• Mike Kelley - Deputy Armor TCM Platform Command/Combat Identification
• Alex Urrutia - Director, Joint Capability Management Division, HQ USJFCOM/J82
• LTC Dave Grauel - Product Manager, FBCB2-Blue Force Tracking
• Al Abejon - Program Manager Blue Force Tracking Aviation, Mitre