October 18-21, 2021

National Harbor, MD

Please check back periodically as the Agenda is still in draft and subject to change.

Please Note:  All times are EST

Sunday, October 17, 2021

2:00 – 8:00 pm

Prince George’s E Registration Desk

Registration is open

5:00 – 7:00 pm

TBD

NDTA Chapter Presidents Meeting

Monday, October 18, 2021

7:00 – 8:00 am

Ballroom Foyer

NDTA Networking and Refreshments

7:00 am – 6:00 pm

Prince George’s E Registration Desk

Registration is open

8:00 – 9:00 am

Maryland / Chesapeake

Transportation Academy Session 1

9:00 – 9:20 am

Break

9:20 – 10:20 am

Maryland / Chesapeake

Transportation Academy Session 2

10:20 – 10:40 am

Break

10:40 – 11:40 am

Maryland / Chesapeake

Transportation Academy Session 3

11:40 am – 12:45 pm

TBD

NDTA Grab & Go Lunch

12:45 – 1:45 pm

Maryland / Chesapeake

Transportation Academy Session 4

1:45 – 2:15 pm

Break

2:15 – 2:45 pm

Maryland Ballroom

Opening Ceremony:  VADM William A. Brown, USN (Ret.), NDTA President and CEO

  • Color Guard
  • National Anthem

2:45 – 3:30 pm

Maryland Ballroom

Keynote Speaker #1

3:30 – 3:45 pm

Break

3:45 – 5:00 pm

Maryland Ballroom

Roundtable #1:  “Defense Industrial Base:  A Focus on Logistics & Transportation”

Moderator:  The Honorable Alan Estevez, Specialist Executive, Deloitte Consulting LLP

Description: Our strength as a Nation is directly tied to the Defense Industrial Base (DIB). The ability of our nation to produce, provide, transport and deliver equipment and supplies to meet U.S. needs is key to a strong National Defense. This roundtable will examine the impacts of the contested environment on the DIB; challenges and vulnerabilities to consider and overcome; the Defense Production Action; Made in America; Logistics and Transportation Industry as part of the DIB; and efforts to strengthen the enterprise.

5:00 – 7:00 pm

Maryland Ballroom Foyer

NDTA Welcome Reception

Tuesday, October 19, 2021

7:00 – 8:00 am

Maryland Ballroom Foyer

NDTA Networking and Refreshments

7:00 am – 6:00 pm

Prince George’s E Registration Desk

Registration is open

8:00 – 9:00 am

Maryland Ballroom

NDTA Annual Meeting and Awards Presentation

9:00 – 10:00 am

Maryland Ballroom

Keynote #2

10:00 – 10:30 am

Maryland Ballroom Foyer

Break

10:30 – 11:45 am

Maryland Ballroom

Roundtable #2:  “COVID-19 Medical Logistics Response – A Case Study from Masks to Vaccines”

Moderator:  MG Deborah L. Kotulich, USA, Director, Supply Production and Distribution/Vaccine Operations Center, Countermeasures Acceleration Group

11:45 am – 1:30 pm

Prince George’s Exhibit Hall E

NDTA Expo Hall and Lunch

1:30 – 2:30 pm

Maryland / Chesapeake

Transportation Academy Session 5

2:30 – 3:00 pm

Break

3:00 – 4:00 pm

Maryland / Chesapeake

Transportation Academy Session 6

4:15 – 6:30 pm

Prince George’s Exhibit Hall E

NDTA Expo & Chairman’s Reception

Wednesday, October 20, 2021

7:00 am – 4:00 pm

Prince George’s E Registration Desk

Registration is open

7:00 – 8:00 am

TBD

NDTA Young Leaders’ Professional Development Breakfast

7:00 – 8:00 am

TBD

NDTA Networking and Refreshments

8:15 – 9:00 am

Maryland Ballroom

Keynote #3

9:00 – 9:45 am

Maryland Ballroom

Keynote #4

9:45 – 10:15 am

Break

10:15 – 11:45 am

Roundtable #3:  “Logistics Through Space:  Challenges in Application” 

Moderator:  Peter Garretson, Senior Fellow in Defense Studies at the American Foreign Policy Council and a strategy consultant who focuses on space and defense

Panelists:  TBD

Description:  As USTRANSCOM completes their Cooperative Research and Development Agreement (CRADA) to study rapid concepts for moving cargo through space to locations on earth, will we move beyond research and begin a proof of concept? This year’s Space Roundtable attempts to build on last year’s discussion of the possible to identify actual attempts to begin a proof of principle. What might that look like and what supporting role might the logistics and transportation industry play?

 

11:45 am – 1:30 pm

Prince George’s Exhibit Hall E

NDTA Expo Hall and Lunch

1:30 – 2:30 pm

Maryland / Chesapeake

Transportation Academy Session 7

2:30 – 3:00 pm

Break

3:00 – 4:00 pm

Maryland / Chesapeake

Transportation Academy Session 8

4:15 – 6:30 pm

Prince George’s Exhibit Hall E

NDTA Expo and President’s Reception

Thursday, October 21, 2021

6:30 – 7:30 am

NDTA Networking and Refreshments

7:00 – 8:30 am

Registration is open

7:30 – 8:30 am

Chesapeake G, H & I

NDTA Subcommittee Meetings

NDTA Rail Subcommittee – Theresa Lorinser, Chair

NDTA DP3 Subcommittee – John Johnson, Chair

TBD

Surface Force Projection Conference 2022 Leaders Planning Meeting – Ernest Bezdek and Craig Hymes

8:30 – 9:00 am

Break

9:00 am – 1:00 pm

Maryland 1/2

NDTA Committee Meeting – Cybersecurity Best Practices

9:00 am – 1:00 pm

Maryland 3/4

NDTA Committee Meeting – Military Logistics & Distribution Committee

9:00 am – 1:00 pm

Maryland B/D

NDTA Committee Meeting – Surface Transportation Committee

9:00 am – 1:00 pm

Maryland C

NDTA Committee Meeting – Military Sealift Committee

9:00 am – 1:00 pm

Maryland A

NDTA Committee Meeting – Military Aviation Advisory Committee (MAAC)

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