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See the 2022 AGENDA Below


Tuesday, May 10, 2022

1000-1800

Exhibit Hall

Exhibitor Set Up

1600-1800

Exhibit Hall

In-Door Boat Display and Exhibit

1600-1800

Exhibit Hall

Networking SOCIAL

Wednesday, May 11, 2022

730-1830

Exhibit Hall

Response Boats, Technologies and Solutions Exhibition

730-845

Exhibit Hall

Registration and Continental Breakfast

845-900

Exhibit Hall Session Area

Opening Remarks

Sareth Neak
President
Neak Media LLC

VA Beach Leadership TBA

900-930

Exhibit Hall Session Area

PMS 300, U.S. Navy and Foreign Military Sales (FMS) Boats & Craft Program Office

Captain Eric D. Felder

Program Manager PMS 300
U.S. Navy and Foreign Military Sales (FMS) Boats & Craft Program Office

930-1000

Exhibit Hall Session Area

Foreign Military Sales Overview and Update

Dean Siminow

Principal Assistant Program Manager, Foreign Military Sales (FMS) Boats and Craft
U.S. Navy and Foreign Military Sales Boats and Craft Program Office (PEO Ships PMS 300)
U.S. Navy

1000-1100

Exhibit Hall

Joint Networking Break

1100-1200

Exhibit Hall Session Area

Industry Roundtable Discussion: The State of Boat Building and Maintenance

Steve Palmer (Moderator)
CEO
Anchor Innovations

Dean Jones

VP of Sales – LE, Fire/Rescue, & Specialty Projects
Metal Shark

Bob Bodvake


Vice President
Fairlead Integrated

Scott Clanton


Director of Business Development
SAFE Boats International

Jeffrey Bowles, PE, PMP

Director, DLBA
Technical Fellow
Leidos

1200-1300

Exhibit Hall

Networking Lunch

1300-1330

Workshop 1

Game Changing Benefits of Diesel Outboards: What You Need to Know to Make the Switch

Doug Natoce

President
Diesel Outboards

1330-1400

Exhibit Hall Session Area

Vessel Maintenance Best Practices

Kent  Clarke

Manager, Military Business Development, David Clark Company
Retired Director, National Marine Center
U.S. Customs and Border Protection, Air and Marine Operations
Department of Homeland Security

1400-1430

Exhibit Hall

Joint Networking Break

1430-1515

Exhibit Hall Session Area

Vessel Lifecycle Cost and Budget Planning

Alan Cummings


Lifecycle Manager – USN & FMS Boats and Craft Program Office (PMS 300)
U.S. Navy

LT Aaron Benson

SFLC Small Boat Product Line
Availability Project Manager Section Lead
U.S. Coast Guard

Patrick Murphy

In-Service Engineering Agent, Navy Boats and Combatant Craft
Naval Service Warfare Center Carderock, Combatant Craft Division, Norfolk
U.S. Navy

Dave Noel

Fleet Maintenance Director, Navy Expeditionary Combat Command (N43)
JEB Little Creek
U.S. Navy

1515-1700

Exhibit Hall Session Area

Basics of Side Scan Sonar:  Select, Adjust, and Use Imaging Sonars

Regan Lipinski

Training Director
Atlas North America

1700-1830

Exhibit Hall

Joint Networking Happy Hour

Thursday, May 12, 2022

800-1600

Exhibit Hall

Response Boats, Technologies and Solutions Exhibition

800-900

Exhibit Hall

Continental Breakfast

910-940

Exhibit Hall Session Area

Marine Autonomous Surface Ships (MASS) cybersecurity: Present stance, threat modeling, and defenses

 

Charles Parker
Senior Information Systems Security Engineer
Stephenson Technology Corporation

940-1000

Exhibit Hall Session Area

Optimizing Boating Safety and Efficiency With Digital Augmentation

Karl Birgir Björnsson
CEO and Co-founder
Hefring Marine

1000-1100

Exhibit Hall

Networking Break

1100-1130

Exhibit Hall Session Area

Federal Grants for State and Local Vessel Acquisitions, Maintenance and Repair

Kerry L. Thomas, MPM

Director, Preparedness Grants Division
Federal Emergency Management Agency

1130-1200

Exhibit Hall Session Area

Computer Vision for Optionally Manned Vessels

Phil Bourgue

Business Development and Sales Director
Sea Machines

1215-1315

Exhibit Hall

Networking Lunch

1330-1400

Exhibit Hall Session Area

High Density Polyethylene (HDPE) Hull: Building indestructible fast RBB-Hull boats

Bruno Tideman

CEO
Tideman Boats

1400-1430

Exhibit Hall

Networking Break

1430-1500

Exhibit Hall Session Area

Transforming Training Trends – After the Storm

Mark DuPont

Executive Director
National Maritime Law Enforcement Academy

1500-1530

Exhibit Hall Session Area

Injuries Associated With High Speed Boat Operations

Ronald E. Carpenter
Chief Warrant Officer Five (Ret.), U.S. Navy
President, TMS Group

1530-1600

Exhibit Hall Session Area

Building Boats to Meet the Operator’s Needs

Ryan M. Heard

Special Boat Operator Chief (Ret.), U.S. Navy
Vice President, Armor Marine
Watercraft Program Manager, Q.E.D. Systems, Inc.

1600

Main Session

Conference Adjourn