The Forum 2009, 21st Century Explosive Hazard Challenges  
   
 

General Session Speakers

Mr. Tad Davis
Dr. Thomas Killion
Commander Daniel Colman
Mr. Tad Davis
Deputy Assistant Secretary
of the Army
Dr. Thomas Killion
Deputy Assistant Secretary
for Research & Technology
Chief Scientist

Office of the Assistant
Secretary of the Army
Commander Daniel M. Colman
Branch Chief
Defeat the Device
Joint IED Defeat Organization

Luncheon Speakers

Dr. Robert Walker
Mrs. Cindy McCain
Dr. Robert S. Walker
Assistant Deputy Minister
Department of National Defence

Chief Executive Officer Defence R & D Canada
Mrs. Cindy McCain
HALO Trust Board Member
Dr. Ruth Doherty
Mr. Bob Olds
Dr. Ruth Doherty
Program Executive Officer
Counter-IED Science &
Technology Directorate
Department of Homeland Security

Mr. Bob Olds
Project Manager
Navy Marine Mammal Program

The UXO/Countermine/Range Forum™ 2009
Conference Program
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Day 1 – Monday
August 24, 2009

Day 2 – Tuesday
August 25, 2009

Day 3 – Wednesday
August 26, 2009

Day 4 – Thursday
August 27, 2009

AM Early Registration

Exhibit Move-In

8 a.m. – 2 p.m. 
Classified Session on
Improvised Explosive
Device (IED) Defeat

 7 a.m. Continental Breakfast in Exhibit Hall

Exhibit Hall Opens

8 – 10 a.m.
Technical Sessions

 

 7 a.m. Continental Breakfast in Exhibit Hall

Exhibit Hall Opens

8 – 10 a.m.
Technical Sessions

 

 7 a.m. Continental Breakfast in Exhibit Hall

Exhibit Hall Opens

8 – 10 a.m.
Technical Sessions

 

 

10 – 10:20 a.m.
Break

10 – 10:20 a.m.
Break

 10 – 10:20 a.m.
Break

 

10:20 a.m. – Noon
Technical Sessions

 10:20 a.m. – Noon
Technical Sessions

10:20 a.m. – Noon
Technical Sessions

Pre-Conference
Training(s)

 

Noon – 1:30 p.m.
Luncheon Speaker
Dr. Robert S. Walker

 

 Noon – 1:30 p.m.
Luncheon Speaker
Mrs. Cindy McCain

 

Noon – 1:30 p.m.
Luncheon Speaker
Dr. Ruth Doherty and
Mr. Bob Olds

Conference Closing

3 p.m.
Conference Opens

3 – 5 p.m.
General Session

 1:30 – 3 p.m.
Technical Sessions

1:30 – 3 p.m.
Technical Sessions

1 – 5 p.m.
Exhibit Move-Out 

 

3 – 3:20 p.m.
Break

3 – 3:20 p.m.
Break

 

 

3:30 – 5 p.m.
Technical Sessions

3:30 – 5 p.m.
Technical Sessions

 

6:30 – 8 p.m.
Opening Reception
Exhibit Hall Opens

 

5:30 – 6:30 p.m.
Final Networking Event

 

 

Geophysical System Verification (GSV):
A Physics-Based Approach for Munitions Response Beyond GPOs

SERDP and ESTCP will present a short course to highlight a more rigorous physics-based alternative to geophysical proveouts (GPOs): Geophysical System Verification (GSV). Over the last 15 years, numerous GPOs have been performed, and a significant body of knowledge has accumulated documenting technology performance. This accumulated understanding, along with the recognition that responses of munitions may be reliably predicted from physical models, presents the opportunity for both streamlining and enhancing the traditional GPO with a more rigorous physics-based approach. The course will describe the physics basis of this evolution, outline key elements of the GSV, and present an example of implementing this approach on a hypothetical site. 

This course will take place Wednesday, August 26 from 3:30 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. in the Palazzo Ballroom Salon A-C. Anyone who wishes to attend must register in advance and pay the $25 materials fee.

 

 

 

   
 
 

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