Speaker Line-up Confirmed for ‘UAS West’ Conference

By Caroline Rees / 22 Aug 2018
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UAS West Conference 2018Technology Training Corporation will hold their UAS West 2018 conference September 12-13 in San Diego. The conference — a technical symposium establishing a dedicated platform for Government, DoD, and Industry — will feature over 20 UAS SMEs presenting the future of UAS Plans, Capabilities, Needs and Requirements for DoD, Government and Industry.

Over 20 UAS DoD/Government & Industry Guest Speakers Presenting the rapidly evolving Unmanned Aircraft technologies needs, capabilities and requirements including:

  • Emerging UAS DoD and Government Needs, Requirements & Capabilities from: DHS, Army/TRADOC, USAF Combined Test Force, USN, USMC, NASA, PACOM, and many others to brief the audience.
  • Snapshot of the Technical briefings to include:
  • Major UAS Program Updates and Emerging Platforms Needs, Capabilities, & Opportunities
  • National Airspace – Detect & Avoid and Counter UAS
  • Cutting-Edge Mission Opportunities and Updates Within Homeland Security
  • Customs & Border Protection, Maritime Security, and FAA

Confirmed UAS West 2018 Speakers:

Mr. Bryan Scurry, SES, Executive Director, Commander, Naval Air Forces, Commander, Naval Air Force US Pacific Fleet

MR TED MACIUBA, Deputy Director, Robotics, U.S. Army, Maneuver Center of Excellence (MCoE)

JOHN FIORE, SES,Technical Director, Naval Surface Warfare Center, Dahlgren Division (NSWCDD)

CARLOS CORREIA, Deputy Product Manager, Tactical Unmanned Aircraft System, PM, Unmanned Aircraft Systems, PEO Aviation

COL THOMAS von ESCHENBACH, USA, Director, Capabilities Development and Integration Directorate, U.S. Army Aviation Center of Excellence

RICK LOBER, Vice President and General Manager, Hughes Network Systems, Defense and Intelligence Systems

COMMANDER (USN-ret) CHRIS “PYRO” FITZGERALD, Contract Support, Commander Naval Air Forces, Pacific (N809A), (COMNAVAIRFOR  CNAF), UAS Requirements

UAS OPERATIONS SME, USAF, 432d, Air Expeditionary Wing Group, Creech Air Force Base

TAD MCGEER,Founder and President, Aerovel Corporation

MAJOR DAVID “UNO” APARICIO, USAF, Director, Emerging Technologies, Combined Test Force (CTF)

MARK FARRAR,Director of Training, U.S. Army Training Center, 2-13 Aviation Regiment, FT. Huachuca


CAPTAIN (USN-ret), GEORGE GALDORISI, Director, Strategic Assessments and Technical Futures, SPAWAR Systems Center Pacific

CHIEF DAVID NISLEIT, San Diego Police Department

DAVID BARNETT, Vice President of Products and Markets, RTI, Inc.

JON SCADDEN,Account Executive. Federal, PureStorage, Inc.

LT COL PETER “PEPE” LEHEW, Modern Technology, Solutions, Inc., Senior Consultant to Air Force Research Lab, Center for Rapid Innovation.

Posted by Caroline Rees Caroline co-founded Unmanned Systems Technology and has been at the forefront of the business ever since. With a Masters Degree in marketing Caroline has her finger on the pulse of all things unmanned and is committed to showcasing the very latest in unmanned technical innovation. Connect & Contact
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