Hampton Roads

5:30 PM-6:00 PM               Registration

6:00PM-6:45PM                  Reception

7:00 PM                                Welcome

7:15 PM                                Dinner

7:45 PM                                NAS Oceana Documentary Screening

7:55 PM-8:25 PM                Keynote Remarks

8:25 PM                                Toast

Tickets: Reserved Tables- $1,000

              Active Duty Service Member/Spouse/Guest $50 per person

              Civilian- $100 per person

Attire: Military: Summer White Civilian: Business Suit

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 Naval Air Symposium 

August 16, 2018

Virginia Beach Convention Center

8:00 AM-8:45 AM Registration
9:00 AM Welcome: Maryellen Baldwin, President & CEO, Navy League of the United States, Hampton Roads
FORCM Jim Monroe, USN (Ret.) Chairman, Navy League Hampton Roads Remarks
CAPT Chad Vincelette, USN, Commanding Officer, NAS Oceana, Master Jet Base Welcome

Preview of Documentary

9:30 AM-10: 15 AM
Session I:  Future Forecast For Navy Air: Technology, Platforms and Sensors
Moderator: VADM David Architzel, USN (Ret.)*
VADM Mathias Winter, USN- Director, Joint Strike Fighter Program, Office of the Secretary of Defense, F35 Lighting II Program*
RADM Roy Kelley, USN, Commander, Naval Air Force Atlantic*
VADM Dean Peters, USN, Commander, Naval Air Systems Command
RDML Kenneth Whitesell, USN, Commander, Carrier Strike Group 4

10:30 AM-11:15 AM
Session II:  The Future of the Aircraft Carrier
Moderator:  VADM David Architzel, USN (Ret.)*
Mr. Ken Mahler, Vice President, Navy Programs, Newport News Shipbuilding

RADM Brian Antonio, USN, Program Executive Officer, Aircraft Carriers
CAPT Sean Bailey, USN, Commanding Officer, USS George H W Bush (CVN 77)*
CAPT Paul Spedero, Jr., USN, Commanding Officer, USS Dwight  D. Eisenhower (CVN 69)*

11:30 AM-12:15 PM
Session III:  Naval Aviation: Transformation and Training Systems
Moderator: RADM Richard O’Hanlon, USN (Ret.)
CAPT Jason Lopez, USN – Program Manager, Naval Aviation Training Systems Program Office (PMA-205), Naval Air Systems Command, Aircraft and Weapons
Ms. Amy Markowich, Director, Integrated Battlespace Simulation & Test. Department (AIR-5.4), Naval Air Systems Command

CAPT Timothy M. Hill, USN, Executive Officer of the Naval Air Warfare Center Training Systems Division, NSA Orlando

12:30 PM-1:15 PM
Session IV:  The Economic Impact and Challenges of Navy Installations
Moderator: Mr. Mark Honecker, Chief of Staff and Executive Director, U.S. Fleet Forces Command
VADM Mary Jackson, USN, Commander, Navy Installations Command*
The Honorable M. Benjamin Davenport, Councilman, City of Virginia Beach
The Honorable Carlos Hopkins, Secretary of Veterans and Defense Affairs, Commonwealth of Virginia
CAPT Tom Keeley, USN (Ret.), Former Commanding Officer NAS Oceana  

12:30 PM-1:15 PM
Session V:  The Future of the Enlisted Force
Moderator: FLTCM Scott Benning, USN, (Ret.) Manpower, Personnel, Training and Education (MPT&E)
Location room change from Session IV)
FLTCM (SW/IW/AW) Russell Smith, USN, Fleet Master Chief Manpower, Personnel, Training, and Education, (MPT&E)
FLTCM (SW) Richard P. O'Rawe, USN, Fleet Master Chief, U.S. Fleet Forces Command
FORCM (SS/IUSS) Scott A. Rossiter, USN, Navy Personnel Command

All participants are invited unless noted as *Confirmed
Attire: Military: Uniform of the Day  Civilian: Business

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