Event Agenda

During #AMO2020, participants will get the opportunity to build their own journey, attend 1:1 networking sessions, and get exclusive insights in advanced manufacturing on topics ranging from future-focused infrastructure, open source design, robotics, aerospace and more — all at no cost.

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Tuesday, October 20, 2021

Day
01

Speakers
Session
Time
Leland Melvin

Former NASA Astronaut and NFL Wide Receiver

Peter Zelinski

Editor-in-Chief of Modern Machine Shop, Editor-in-Chief of Additive Manufacturing Magazine, and Co-Host of The Cool Parts Show

Opening Ceremonies

11:00 AM EDT -
12:15 PM EDT
Dr. Will Roper

Assistant Secretary of the Air Force for Acquisition, Technology and Logistics

AMO Vision

The Honorable Barbara Barrett

Secretary of the Air Force

Welcome Message

Lt Gen Shaun Morris

Commander, Air Force Life Cycle Management Center; Program Executive Officer, Rapid Sustainment Office

Role of the AF RSO

Lily Arcusa

Chief Technology Officer, Rapid Sustainment Office

Tech Challenge Overview

Design of the Day Announcement

12:15 PM EDT -
12:25 PM EDT
Lt Gen Warren Berry

Deputy Chief of Staff for Logistics, Engineering, and Force Protection

The Airmen Perspective on Advanced Manufacturing

1:00 PM EDT -
2:00 PM EDT

AF Sustainment Center Perspective

MODERATOR - Lily Arcusa

Chief Technology Officer, Rapid Sustainment Office

Jason McCurry

Chief, Air Force Sustainment Center's Reverse Engineering & Critical Tooling Lab (REACT)

Damon Brown

Chief, Air Force Sustainment Center's Reverse Engineering, Avionics Redesign & Manufacturing Lab (REARM)

Enabling Innovation in the Air Force Sustainment Center

Randy Harris

SAR/OTA Program Manager, Air Force Strategic Alternate Sourcing Program Office (SASPO)

Strategic Sourcing Program Overview

Materials Hurdles Technical Challenge

2:00 PM EDT -
3:00 PM EDT
Rep. Tim Ryan

U.S. Representative, 13th District of Ohio, House Manufacturing Caucus

Manufacturing Spotlight – Youngstown, OH

3:30 PM EDT -
4:00 PM EDT
MODERATOR - Lily Arcusa

Chief Technology Officer, Rapid Sustainment Office

Dr. Thomas Broderick

Principal Materials Engineer/AFRL

Nihad Alfaysale

Robotics Lead/AFRL

Dr. Dan Berrigan

Digital Manufacturing Research Team Lead/AFRL

USAF Labs Technology Development

Box of Parts Technical Challenge

4:00 PM EDT -
5:00 PM EDT
Leland Melvin

Former NASA Astronaut and NFL Wide Receiver

Peter Zelinski

Editor-in-Chief of Modern Machine Shop, Editor-in-Chief of Additive Manufacturing Magazine, and Co-Host of The Cool Parts Show

Closing Remarks

5:00 PM EDT
Wednesday, October 21, 2021

Day
02

Speakers
Session
Time
Leland Melvin

Former NASA Astronaut and NFL Wide Receiver

Peter Zelinski

Editor-in-Chief of Modern Machine Shop, Editor-in-Chief of Additive Manufacturing Magazine, and Co-Host of The Cool Parts Show

Opening Remarks

11:00 AM EDT -
11:20 AM EDT

Printer Shootout Teaser

Gen Charles Q. Brown, Jr.

Chief of Staff of the Air Force

Role of the Industrial Base

Sebastian Thrun

Founder, Google X and Chairman/Co-founder, Udacity

Building the Workforce of the Future

11:20 AM EDT -
11:40 AM EDT

Technical Data Package Relay Challenge

11:45 AM EDT -
12:45 PM EDT
Mark Bringle

Technical Sponsorship and Marketing Director, Joe Gibbs Racing

From Concept to Car

1:00 PM EDT -
2:00 PM EDT
Christine Furstoss

Chief Technology Officer, GE Additive

State of Additive Manufacturing

MODERATOR - Dr. Brent Strong

Chief Technology Officer, UAMMI

Benjamin Garcia

R&D; Engineering Manager, Materials Technology & Development, Northrup Grumman

Andrew Hanson

Research Manager, Advanced Manufacturing Development, National Institute for Aviation Research

Scott Beckwith

Technical Director, SAMPE

Applications for Advanced Materials

Brad Keselowski

NASCAR Cup Series Driver and Founder, Keselowski Advanced Manufacturing

Lt Gen Shaun Morris

Commander, Air Force Life Cycle Management Center; Program Executive Officer, Rapid Sustainment Office

Propelling NASCAR with Advanced Manufacturing

2:30 PM EDT -
3:00 PM EDT
Todd Grimm

President, T.A. Grimm & Associates

Open Source Design In Advanced Manufacturing

3:00 PM EDT -
4:00 PM EDT
Benny Buller

Chief Executive Officer, VELO3D

Digital Transformation in AM

MODERATOR - John Wilczynski

Executive Director, America Makes

Mike Shannon

Strategic Sourcing Program Manager, Hewlett Packard

Dr. Eric Johnson

Senior Staff Engineer, John Deere

Bill Harris

LM Fellow, Lockheed/Sikorsky

AM Specific Supply Chains

MODERATOR - Tim Shinbara

VP & Chief Technology Officer, AMT

Federico Sciammarella

President & CTO, MxD

Ira Moskowitz

Chief Executive Officer, ARM

Gaps In Advanced Manufacturing Technologies

MODERATOR - Brandon Ribic

Technology Director, America Makes

Benny Buller

CEO, VELO3D

Dmitri Julius

VP of Operations, ICON

Collin Boring

CTO, Rugged3D

Pioneering Printers

4:00 PM EDT -
5:00 PM EDT
Leland Melvin

Former NASA Astronaut and NFL Wide Receiver

Peter Zelinski

Editor-in-Chief of Modern Machine Shop, Editor-in-Chief of Additive Manufacturing Magazine, and Co-Host of The Cool Parts Show

Closing Remarks

5:00 PM EDT
Thursday, October 22, 2021

Day
03

Speakers
Session
Time
Leland Melvin

Former NASA Astronaut and NFL Wide Receiver

Peter Zelinski

Editor-in-Chief of Modern Machine Shop, Editor-in-Chief of Additive Manufacturing Magazine, and Co-Host of The Cool Parts Show

Opening Remarks

11:00 AM EDT -
11:45 AM EDT
Gen John W. "Jay" Raymond

Chief of Space Operations, United States Space Force

United States Space Force Perspective

Dr. Mae Jemison

Engineer, Physician, and former NASA astronaut

100 Year Starship Program

Leland Melvin

Former NASA Astronaut and NFL Wide Receiver

Peter Zelinski

Editor-in-Chief of Modern Machine Shop, Editor-in-Chief of Additive Manufacturing Magazine, and Co-Host of The Cool Parts Show

C-17 Design of the Day Update, Printer Shoot-out Voting

11:45 AM EDT -
12:00 PM EDT
MODERATOR - Ashley Totin

Project Engineer, America Makes

Harold Sears

Additive Manufacturing Technical Leader, Ford Motor Company

Scott Volk

Innovation & Strategy/Business Development, Keselowski Advanced Manufacturing

Alternate Industry Success with Advanced Manufacturing

12:00 PM EDT -
1:15 PM EDT
Bruce Colter

Vice President & General Manager - The America's Region, SPEED3D

Cold Spray - Copper Coatings on AM Parts

MODERATOR - Angela Tymofichuk

SES, Deputy Assistant Secretary of the Air Force for Logistics and Product Support

Dr. Mae Jemison

Engineer, Physician, and former NASA astronaut

Darlene Costello

SES, Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary of the Air Force Acquisition, Technology & Logistics

Christine Furstoss

Chief Technology Officer, GE Additive

Women in Manufacturing & Technology

Lt Gen Duke Richardson

Military Deputy, Office of the Assistant Secretary of the Air Force for Acquisition, Technology, and Logistics

Leveraging Technology Innovation in Space Acquisition

1:45 PM EDT -
2:30 PM EDT
Brig Gen D. Jason Cothern

Vice Commander, Space and Missle Systems Center, USAF

Manufacturing Technology & Space

Supply Chain Marathon Technical Challenge

2:30 PM EDT -
3:30 PM EDT
Gen Keith Alexander (Ret)

CEO & President, IronNet Cybersecurity, Amazon Board

Cybersecurity in Advanced Manufacturing

4:00 PM EDT -
5:00 PM EDT
Dr. George Duchak

SES, CIO, Defense Logistics Agency

Cybersecurity Considerations for Resilient Supply Chains

Leland Melvin

Former NASA Astronaut and NFL Wide Receiver

Peter Zelinski

Editor-in-Chief of Modern Machine Shop, Editor-in-Chief of Additive Manufacturing Magazine, and Co-Host of The Cool Parts Show

Printer Shootout Announcement

Leland Melvin

Former NASA Astronaut and NFL Wide Receiver

Peter Zelinski

Editor-in-Chief of Modern Machine Shop, Editor-in-Chief of Additive Manufacturing Magazine, and Co-Host of The Cool Parts Show

Closing Remarks

5:00 PM EDT
Friday, October 23, 2021

Day
04

Speakers
Session
Time
Leland Melvin

Former NASA Astronaut and NFL Wide Receiver

Peter Zelinski

Editor-in-Chief of Modern Machine Shop, Editor-in-Chief of Additive Manufacturing Magazine, and Co-Host of The Cool Parts Show

Opening Remarks

11:00 AM EDT -
11:30 AM EDT
Dr. Greg Loughnane

Faculty of Practice, Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, University of Dayton; Founder, Locknane Consulting, LLC

Leading the Digital Revolution: In Search of Real Business Value at the Intersection of Adv Mfg & Artificial Intelligence

F-16 Approval Sprints Technical Challenge

11:30 AM EDT -
12:30 PM EDT
Matthew Harvey 
Clayton Elliot 
Jason Mann (REACT) 
Jeffrey Bruns 
TSgt March Tighe 
SSgt Maximiion Estrada

AM Storytellers

12:30 PM EDT -
1:00 PM EDT
Leland Melvin

Former NASA Astronaut and NFL Wide Receiver

Peter Zelinski

Editor-in-Chief of Modern Machine Shop, Editor-in-Chief of Additive Manufacturing Magazine, and Co-Host of The Cool Parts Show

AMO Week's Summary

1:30 PM EDT -
1:40 PM EDT
Dr. Will Roper

Assistant Secretary of the Air Force for Acquisition, Technology and Logistics

Closing Ceremonies

1:40 PM EDT
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