UAS Payloads Conference (UASP-C)

Venue: Holiday Inn Rosslyn

Location: Arlington, Virginia, United States

Event Date/Time: Jun 19, 2012 End Date/Time: Jun 21, 2012
Registration Date: Jun 19, 2012
Report as Spam


I. Emerging Government and Service Roadmaps, Plans, and Requirements

“Air Force RPA ISR Roadmap”
MR. RANDALL. G. WALDEN, SES, Director, Information Dominance (SAF/AQI)

“Army UAS ISR Initiatives and Challenges”
COLONEL MIKE PAPPAS, US ARMY, Deputy Director, ISR Integration Directorate, Office of the Deputy Chief of Staff for Intelligence (ODCS G-2)

“USAF UAS Sensor Needs and Initiatives”
COLONEL JOHN N. HARRIS, USAF, Chief, ISR Collection Capabilities, Office of the Deputy Chief of Staff for Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance (AF/A2CC)

“US Navy UAS Sensor Needs, Initiatives and Requirements”
CAPTAIN DONALD HURLEY, USN (ret), Deputy Chief, Sensors and Special Projects Branch, Office of the Chief of Naval Operations for Information Dominance and Communication Networks (OPNAV N2/N6) [invited]

“USMC UAS Payload Needs, Initiatives and Requirements”
MAJOR DAVE FUNKHOUSER, USMC, UAS Capabilities Officer, Combat Development and Integration Branch, Total Force Structure Division, Capabilities Development Directorate, Marine Corps Combat Development Command (MCCDC)

“Army UAS Payloads”
MR. CHARLES V. MARALDO, JR., Director, Flight Activity, Communication-Electronics Research, Development and Engineering Center (CERDEC), US Army [invited]

“ONR UAS Payload Initiatives and Challenges”
DR. ANTTI MAKINEN, Director, Program Officer, EO/IR Systems, C4ISR Department, Office of Naval Research (ONR Code 312)

“Transforming the Use of UAS Sensor Data – National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency (NGA) Initiatives”
MR. DON SELF, Chief, Sensor Assimilation Division, Acquisition Directorate, National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency (NGA)

“RPA Payload Operator Perspective on Challenges and Lessons Learned”

II. Current and Emerging UAS Payload Trends, Initiatives and Capabilities

“Future Sensor Requirements and Trends”
MR. MIKE SCHOLTEN, Vice President, Business Development, DRS RSTA

“Next Generation Flight Support for Future UAS Airborne Sensors”

“UAS Hyperspectral Payloads – Current and Future Capabilities”
MR. DAVID BANNON, CEO, Headwall Photonics

“Sensor Payload Update for the Navy’s Broad Area Maritime Surveillance MQ-4C (BAMS UAS)”
MR. WALTER KREITLER, Director of BAMS UAS Business Development, Northrop Grumman

“Integrating Airborne Spectrometer Payloads for In Situ Measurements of Methane and Carbon Dioxide Emissions from the Arctic Permafrost”
DR. JAY GUNDLACH, Director, Concept Design, Aurora Flight Sciences

“A New Paradigm for Persistent Wide Area Surveillance”
MR. PETE COULTER, Staff Researcher, Department of Geography, San Diego State University

III. Current and Emerging UAS Radar Sensors

“Overview of the NASA/JPL UAVSAR and Porting to the Global Hawk”
MR. SCOTT HENSLEY, Chief Scientist, UAVSAR, NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory

“X-band PicoSAR GMTI/SAR Sensor Update”
MR. PATRICK GERAGHTY, Executive Vice President, Strategic Alliances and Business Development,
Selex Galileo, Inc.

“Tactical Reconnaissance and Counter-Concealment Enabled Radar (TRACER) Program”
MR. MARK GRABLIN, Director, Airborne Reconnaissance Systems Division, Lockheed Martin

“New Directions in UAS Radars”
DR. RAULIE ROBERTSON, Principal Engineering Fellow, Electronics Center, Raytheon Space and Airborne
Systems [invited]

IV. Latest Advancements in UAS Electro-Optic and Infrared Sensors

“TAILWIND: Advances in Tactical LWIR UAS Payloads for Target Tracking and 3D Modeling”
MR. FRED SCHNARRE, Program Manager, Information Innovation Office (I2O), Defense Advanced Research
Projects Agency (DARPA) [invited]

“Lightweight Expeditionary Aerial Persistent Surveillance (LEAPS)”
DR. BRAD TOUSLEY, Director, Technology Division, Logos Technologies

“Large Format Infrared, Capabilities and Benefits”
COMMANDER STEPHEN SCHMIDT, US NAVY (ret), Manager, Infrared Products Business Development, L-3 Cincinnati Electronics

“Pixel Level Detection of Moving Targets using EO/IR Sensors”
MR. SIMON OLSEN, Manager, Sales and Marketing, Sentient Vision

IV. Next-Generation UAS Communication Payloads

“DARPA’s Mobile Hotspots Program”
DR. RICHARD RIDGWAY, Program Manager, Strategic Technology Office (STO), Defense Advanced
Research Projects Agency (DARPA)

“ISR Transmission through COTS-based SATCOM for Unmanned Aerial Systems (UAS)”
MR. RICK LOBER, Vice President and General Manager, Defense and Intelligence Systems Division, Hughes Network Systems

“Compact Communication Relay for Small Unmanned Aircraft”
MR. DICK PAQUETTE, Program Manager, Payloads and Sensors, The Boeing Co.

“TACPOD: Enabling Aerial Layer Communications”
MR. MIKE SOPKO, Manager, Airborne Products Business Development, Advanced Tactical Systems, Ultra Electronics