October 24 - 26, 2018
Norfolk, VA

Main Conference Day 2

8:00 am - 8:50 am Registration and Morning Networking

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Guy Thomas

Subject Matter Expert, Maritime Domain Awareness and Unclassified Space
DHS, Science & Technology

9:00 am - 9:45 am Keynote: Expanding the range of communication to accomplish deeper underwater operations

Guy Thomas - Subject Matter Expert, Maritime Domain Awareness and Unclassified Space, DHS, Science & Technology
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Guy Thomas

Subject Matter Expert, Maritime Domain Awareness and Unclassified Space
DHS, Science & Technology

10:30 am - 11:15 am Networking Break

11:15 am - 12:00 pm UMS for special operations


12:00 pm - 12:45 pm Looking into the Navy’s UMS R&D strategies for 2019

-Lessons learned from research and development, testing and evaluations from the previous years
-Data quality and accuracy
-How can one vessel be in more than one place at a time?

12:45 pm - 1:45 pm Lunch

1:45 pm - 2:30 pm Increasing the functionality of autonomous underwater vehicles to expand mission set inventory

-From idea to implementation: One vessel serving multiple functions
-Naval weapons and UMS
-Video detection for search and rescue missions

2:30 pm - 3:15 pm Powering and storing energy on the UMS for continual underwater procedures

-Unveiling the subsea power station
-Restoring power underwater
-Energy management and sustainment
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Guy Thomas

Subject Matter Expert, Maritime Domain Awareness and Unclassified Space
DHS, Science & Technology

3:30 pm - 3:30 pm Post Conference Networking