2019 Directed Energy Summit Video Highlights

The Warfighter and Developing Technology

  1. Today's Navy: Accelerating Technologies that Matter to the Warfighter
    Speaker: Rear Admiral Ronald A. Boxall, Director, Navy Surface Warfare, Office of the Chief of Naval Operations, U.S. Navy 

  2. The Army of 2028: Investing in Lasers for Air and Missile Defense
    Speaker: Michael Holthe, Director, Lethality Office of the Deputy Assistant Secretary of the Army for Research and Technology

  3. From Non-Lethal to Air Defense: The Marine Corps and Directed Energy
    Speaker: Colonel Kevin Murray, Director of Science and Technology and Rapid Capabilities Office at Marine Corps Warfighting Lab, U.S. Marine Corps

The Department of Defense's Strategy for Directed Energy

  1. Inside the DOD's Budget: Where Do Directed Energy Weapons Fit into the Future of Warfare?
    Speaker: Dr. William G. Conley (SES), Director, Electronic Warfare, Office of the Under Secretary for Acquisition & Sustainment, Department of Defense

  2. Special Operations Forces: Tactically Relevant Directed Energy
    Speaker: Lisa Sanders (DISL), Director of Science and Technology for Special Operations Forces, U.S. Special Operations Command

  3. Directed Energy Flight Plan for the U.S. Air Force
    Speaker: Dr. Kelly Hammett (SES), Director, Directed Energy Directorate, Air Force Research Laboratory

  4. Emerging Tech -- High Energy Laser Weapon System and Emerging Technology for the Army
    Speaker: Dr. Craig A. Robin (ST), Senior Research Scientist, Directed Energy Applications, U.S. Army Space and Missile Defense Command, Army Forces Strategic Command, U.S. Army

Laser Satellite Communications

Communicating by Light? Inside Laser SATCOM
Panel Speakers: Trey Obering, EVP, Booz Allen, Moderator; Dr. Linda Thomas, Chief Engineer, Naval Research Lab; David Czajkowski, COO, Space Micro, Inc.; Barry Matsumori, CEO, BridgeSat; Don Brown