Session C6: PANEL: Rapid Agile Development and PNT Technology Transition


Date: Wednesday, June 14, 2023
Time: 10:45 a.m. - 12:15 p.m.
Location: Ballroom D

Session Chair:
Dr. Adam Schofield
Army Research Lab

Representatives from the services and industry will describe their approach to respond to urgent requirements from field and to transition emerging technologies. Panelists will contrast the established process with rapid agile development techniques that are being implemented in order to accelerate transitions. Topics of discussion will include: innovative means of rapidly transitioning technology to the field; application of a PNT Open Systems Architecture (OSA) in order to promote the ability to plug and play new sensors/software applications; transition through government/industry partnerships; and how to best position promising technology for transition.

Panel Members: 

  1. Dr. Jacob Campbell, PNT Tech Area Lead, AFRL Sensors Directorate  
  2. Mr. Ben Peddicord, Chief Intel Technology and Architecture Branch, Army DEVCOM C5ISR Center 
  3. LCDR A. Fosu, Assistant Program Manager GPS-based Position, Navigation, and Timing Service (GPNTS) PMW/A170 
  4. Mr. Gentry Gardner, Chief Engineer, Space & Intel, General Dynamics Mission Systems

Attendee Lunch: 12:15 p.m. – 1:15 p.m. - Exhibit Hall