Ohio Defense and Aerospace Forum and Ohio Aerospace Day 2021

Day One – Tuesday, October 5, 2021
10:00 – 10:30 AM

Welcome/Opening/National Anthem

– Welcome remarks by Ohio’s U.S. Congressman
– Gov Mike DeWine, State of Ohio

10:30 – 11:00 AM Keynote – Ohio’s A&D Strategy and Ecosystem – Joe Zeis, Aerospace and Defense Advisor, Office of Gov Mike DeWine
11:00 – 12:00 PM Ohio’s Military and Federal Economic Impact (media Q&A immediately following)
12:00 – 1:00 PM Lunch Break
1:00 – 2:15 PM Panel – State of National Defense

Moderator: Congressman Michael Turner, Ohio10th District

Panelists:
Lt Gen Shaun Morris – Commander, Air Force Life Cycle Management Center
Kari Bingen – Former Deputy Undersecretary of Defense for Intelligence and Security;
Non-resident Sr Advisor, Center for Strategic and International Studies
Lt Gen (ret) JT Thompson – Former Commander, Space and Missile Systems, USSF
Gen (ret) T. Michael “Buzz” Moseley, 18th Chief of Staff of the Air Force
2:15 – 2:45 PM Break
2:45 – 3:15 PM

STRATEGY PILLAR – INSTALLATIONS

Installations Keynote – Hon Jennifer Miller, Assistant Secretary of the USAF for Installations, Environment and Energy

3:15 – 4:00 PM Panel – Ohio’s Federal and State Properties
Moderator: Congressman Warren Davidson, Ohio 8th District 
Panelists:
Hank Kennedy, Plant Director – Joint Systems Manufacturing Center, Lima
Maj Gen James R. Camp, Ohio Assistant Adjutant General for Air
Brig Gen (ret) David Stringer, Director, NASA Glenn Research Center, Armstrong Test Facility
4:00 – 4:30 PM STRATEGY PILLAR – WORKFORCE
Lt Gov Jon Husted, State of Ohio 
4:30 PM Closing Comments
  – End Day one –
Day Two – Wednesday, October 6, 2021
8:45 – 9:15 AMOpening Remarks
Joe Zeis – Office of Gov Mike DeWine
Rep Adam Holmes – State of Ohio
Carlos Grodsinsky – Chair, Ohio Aerospace and Aviation Technology Committee (OAATC)
Glenn Richardson – Managing Director, Aerospace, JobsOhio
9:15 – 9:45 AM

Keynote – PriceWaterhouse Coopers – Scott Thompson

STRATEGY PILLAR – RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT

9:45 – 10:30 AMOhio Federal Research Network (OFRN) Panel

Moderator: Matt Bush, Parallax Research
Panelists:
Dr. John Sankovic, OFRN Technical Review Committee Chair
Eric Kline, Safran USA
Dr. Kelly Cohen, University of Cincinnati
Maj Gen (ret) Mark Bartman, Ohio State University

Brian McJilton, AFRL Small Business
(invited)
Mary Lobo, NASA GRC
Dr. Rick Arnold, NAMRU-D (invited)
10:30 – 10:45 AMBreak

10:45 – 11:30 PM
STRATEGY PILLAR – INDUSTRY

Industry Panel – Supply Chain 
Moderator: John Sankovic, President, Ohio Aerospace Institue
Panelists:
Chris Johnson, Senior Manager, Strategic Deterrence Systems, Missile and Weapon Systems, Global Sales and Marketing, Boeing
Christine Andrews – Hybrid Electric Systems Leader, GE General Dynamics
Mark Dapore, Engineering Fellow and Chief Technologist, L3Harris
11:30 – 12:00 PMAerospace Company keynote – Janet Kavandi, Executive Vice President, Sierra Space
12:00 – 12:20 PMUAV/AAM State Strategy – Fred Judson, FlyOhio
12:30 PMClosing Comments