Appendix B
Workshop Agenda

WORKSHOP ON ACCELERATING TECHNOLOGY TRANSITION

November 24-25, 2003

National Academy of Sciences

2101 Constitution Avenue, N.W.

Washington, D.C.

MONDAY, NOVEMBER 24

8:30 a.m.

Welcome and Remarks, Diran Apelian, Worcester Polytechnic Institute, and Chair, Workshop Committee

Session 1: Technology Transition Overviews

Session Co-Chairs: William Coblenz, Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA), and Deborah Hopkins, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory

8:45 a.m.

Military Needs for Technology Transition, General Alfred M. Gray, U.S. Marine Corps (retired)

9:00 a.m.

Navy Needs for Technology Transition, Michael F. McGrath, U.S. Navy

9:15 a.m.

Technology Transition in Aerospace Industry, Robert Schafrik, GE Aircraft Engines

9:30 a.m.

Technology Transition from Small Business Industry, Joseph Tippens, Universal Chemical Technologies, Inc.

9:45 a.m.

Panel Discussion



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Accelerating Technology Transition: Bridging the Valley of Death for Materials and Processes in Defense Systems Appendix B Workshop Agenda WORKSHOP ON ACCELERATING TECHNOLOGY TRANSITION November 24-25, 2003 National Academy of Sciences 2101 Constitution Avenue, N.W. Washington, D.C. MONDAY, NOVEMBER 24 8:30 a.m. Welcome and Remarks, Diran Apelian, Worcester Polytechnic Institute, and Chair, Workshop Committee Session 1: Technology Transition Overviews Session Co-Chairs: William Coblenz, Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA), and Deborah Hopkins, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory 8:45 a.m. Military Needs for Technology Transition, General Alfred M. Gray, U.S. Marine Corps (retired) 9:00 a.m. Navy Needs for Technology Transition, Michael F. McGrath, U.S. Navy 9:15 a.m. Technology Transition in Aerospace Industry, Robert Schafrik, GE Aircraft Engines 9:30 a.m. Technology Transition from Small Business Industry, Joseph Tippens, Universal Chemical Technologies, Inc. 9:45 a.m. Panel Discussion

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Accelerating Technology Transition: Bridging the Valley of Death for Materials and Processes in Defense Systems Session 2: Integrated Design and Manufacturing Groups—Case Studies Session Co-Chairs: Alan Miller, Boeing Commercial Airplane Group, and Ranji Vaidyanathan, Advanced Ceramics Research, Inc. 10:30 a.m. Boeing Phantom Works, David Banks, The Boeing Company 10:45 a.m. Lockheed Martin Skunk Works, Ned Allen, Lockheed Martin Aeronautics Company 11:00 a.m. Uninhabited Air Vehicles and Fibrous Monolith Technology, Anthony Mulligan, Advanced Ceramics Research, Inc. 11:15 a.m. America's Cup Technologies, Dirk Kramers, Team Alinghi SA 11:30 a.m. Formula 1 Race Car Technologies, Mark Taylor, Office of Naval Research 11:45 a.m. Panel Discussion Session 3: Computational and Collaborative Tools—Lessons Learned Session Co-Chairs: Gregory B. Olson, Northwestern University, and Sandra DeVincent Wolf, Consultant 1:30 p.m. Tools for Metallic Materials, Jack Schirra, Pratt & Whitney 1:45 p.m. Tools for Composite Materials, Gail Hahn, The Boeing Company 2:00 p.m. Tools for Design, Development, and Qualification of New Materials, Charles Kuehmann, QuesTek Innovations LLC 2:15 p.m. Technical Cost Modeling Tools, Joel Clark, International Motor Vehicle Program, Massachusetts Institute of Technology 2:30 p.m. Panel Discussion Session 4: Design and Validation Methodologies—Lessons Learned Session Co-Chairs: Bruce Fink, Army Research Laboratory, and Carol Handwerker, National Institute of Standards and Technology 3:15 p.m. Single Process Initiative for Technology Change in Existing Military Systems; Joseph R. Felty, Raytheon Systems Company 3:30 p.m. Accelerated Insertion of AerMet 100 into F-18 Landing Gears, K.K. Sankaran, The Boeing Company 3:45 p.m. Lessons from Kinetic Energy Tank Projectile Applications, Christopher Hoppel, Army Research Laboratory 4:00 p.m. Panel Discussion 4:30 p.m. Day 1 Closing Remarks

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Accelerating Technology Transition: Bridging the Valley of Death for Materials and Processes in Defense Systems TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 25 Session 5: Approaches and Tools for Accelerated Technology Transition Session Co-Chairs: Andrew Alleyne, University of Illinois, and Diran Apelian, Worcester Polytechnic Institute 8:00 a.m. Technology Transition Approaches at Moog, Richard Aubrecht, Moog, Inc. 8:15 a.m. Technology Transition in the Automotive Industry, Charles Wu, Ford Motor Company 8:30 a.m. Technology Transition Approaches at 3M, Rich Bushman, 3M 8:45 a.m. Approaches Used for Deployment of Automated Biological Detection Systems, David Tilles, Northrop Grumman Automation and Information Systems 9:00 a.m. Panel Discussion Session 6: Lessons Learned from Other Industries Session Co-Chairs: Jacqueline Isaacs, Northeastern University, and Diran Apelian, Worcester Polytechnic Institute 9:45 a.m. Medical Products Industry, Art Coury, Genzyme Corporation 10:00 a.m. Metal Casting Industry, Paul Mikkola, Metal Casting Technology, Inc. 10:15 a.m. Environmental Industry, Arthur Rogers, Environmental Sciences, Inc., and Steve Johnson, Concurrent Technologies Corporation 10:30 a.m. Panel Discussion Session 7: Summary Session Session Co-Chairs: Diran Apelian, Worcester Polytechnic Institute, and Gregory B. Olson, Northwestern University 11:00 a.m. Summary of Session 1: Technology Transition Overviews, Deborah Hopkins, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory 11:10 a.m. Summary of Session 2: Integrated Design and Manufacturing Groups, Alan Miller, Boeing Commercial Airplane Group, and Ranji Vaidyanathan, Advanced Ceramics Research 11:20 a.m. Summary of Session 3: Computational and Collaborative Tools, Gregory B. Olson, Northwestern University, and Sandra DeVincent Wolf, Consultant 11:30 a.m. Summary of Session 4: Design and Validation Methodologies, Carol Handwerker, National Institute of Standards and Technology 11:40 a.m. Summary of Session 5: Approaches and Tools for Accelerated Technology Transition, Andrew Alleyne, University of Illinois, and Diran Apelian, Worcester Polytechnic Institute

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Accelerating Technology Transition: Bridging the Valley of Death for Materials and Processes in Defense Systems 11:50 a.m. Summary of Session 6: Lessons Learned from Other Industries, Jacqueline Isaacs, Northeastern University, and Diran Apelian, Worcester Polytechnic Institute 12:00 p.m. Closing Remarks 12:15 p.m. Adjourn