Conference on Irregular Warfare – The New DoD Warfighting Paradigm

Los Angeles, September 25, 2009 /EIN Presswire/ – The American Institute of Engineers, in association with Technology Training Corporation, will host the 1st Western conference on Irregular Warfare, in San Diego, CA, October 19-20, 2009.

The conference brings together senior experts from OSD, the Military Services, and industry who will be shaping the development of irregular warfare. They will examine the latest information on OSD and Service formulation of needs, initiatives, roles and responsibilities for IW. How will DoD Directive 3000.07 impact plans and acquisition strategies? How is IW different from conventional warfare? What about Hybrid Threats? What new personnel, training, INTEL, communications, and simulation resources will be needed? What new roles are envisioned for ground, naval, air and space forces and assets? These and many other critical questions will be addressed.

Highlights will include presentations by Brigadier General Tod Wolters, Director, Air, Space and Nuclear Operations, Air Force Space Command; Rear Admiral Mark Fox, Commander, Naval Strike and Air Warfare Center; Colonel Dan Roper, Director, Army/Marine Corps COIN Center; Colonel Ross Victor, Director, Coalition and IW Center of Excellent, USAF; Lt. Colonel Robert Bair, Deputy Director, Marine Corps IW Center; Jim McMains, Director, Combating Terrorism Division, Office of Naval Research; Hale Laughlin, Chief of the Air Force Special Operations Command IW Division; plus senior representatives from OSD, Navy HQ, Joint Staff and industry.

WHAT: 1st Western Conference on Irregular Warfare
[featuring speakers from AFSPC, Joint Staff, Army COIN, Navy IW, AFSOC, AF/CIWC, NSAWC, ONR, JNLWP, JIEDDO, members of the prime contractor community, and leading-edge developers of IW strategies, tools and techniques]

WHEN: October 21-22, 2009

WHERE: Sheraton San Diego Hotel & Marina, 1380 Harbor Island Drive, San Diego, CA 92101; tel: 619-291-2900/800-325-3535

For more information or to register for the conference, please call Dana Marcus, at (310) 563-1223, or email [email protected]

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To investigate exhibiting or becoming a corporate sponsor call Mr. Marcus Min at (310) 563-1210 or email [email protected]