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 1520 - 2010 TACOM LCMC APBI 

1520 - 2010 TACOM LCMC APBI 


Acquisition, Logistics and Technology Working Together for Warfighter Success

Event Number

Event Date

 to 10/22/2010

Event Location
Hyatt Regency Dearborn

Event Contact
Ms. Holley Slabaugh at or (703)247-2561


The TACOM Life Cycle Management Command (LCMC) Advance Planning Briefing for Industry (APBI) will provide broad based business planning information to industry relating to future TACOM LCMC plans, programs and acquisition opportunities.

To view the speakers, please download the agenda under the "Agenda" tab.


Download/Print/View the agenda. (pdf)

1:00 pm - 7:00 pm           Registration Open
5:00 pm - 7:00 pm           Icebreaker Reception in the Display Area
7:00 pm                          APBI Adjourns for the day

7:00 am - 5:00 pm           Registration Open
7:00 am - 8:00 am           Continental Breakfast
8:00 am - 12:30 pm         GENERAL SESSION
8:00 am                          WELCOME AND OPENING REMARKS
                                      Ms. Leslie Wilson-Smith, APBI, Co-Chairperson, Logistics
                                      Manager, Competition Management Office, U.S. Army TACOM
                                      SINGING OF THE NATIONAL ANTHEM
                                      SGT David Teakell, USA, Chaplain Assistant, U.S. Army
                                      TACOM LCMC
8:10 am                          TACOM LCMC ADDRESS
                                      Mr. Mike Viggato (SES), Deputy to the Commander, U.S. Army
                                      TACOM LCMC
8:45 am                          PEO SOLDIER ADDRESS
                                      BG Peter Fuller, USA, Program Executive Office, Soldier
9:15 am                          PANEL DISCUSSION
                                      Program Executive Office, Combat Support & Combat Service 
                                      Mr. Kevin Fahey, Program Executive Officer, Combat Support
                                      & Combat Service Support
                                      COL Robert Eric Fletcher, USA, Project Manager, Force
                                      COL John Myers, USA, Project Manager, Joint Combat Support
                                      Mr. Carl Owens, Project Manager, Mine Resistant Ambush
                                      Protected Vehicle (MRAP)
                                      COL David Bassett, USA, Project Manager, Tactical Vehicles
Mr. Robert Main, Director, Combat Support & Combat
                                      Service Support (CS&CSS) Readiness & Sustainment (R&S)
10:30 am - 11:00 am       Networking Break
11:00 am                        INTRODUCTION OF KEYNOTE SPEAKER
                                      Mr. Harry P. Hallock (SES), Executive Director, U.S. Army
                                      TACOM LCMC Contracting Center
11:05 am                        KEYNOTE SPEAKER:
                                      Dr. Malcolm Ross O’Neill, Assistant Secretary of the
                                      Army, (Acquisition, Logistics and Technology)
11:45 am                        TECHNOLOGY ADDRESS
                                      Dr. Grace Bochenek (SES), Director, Tank Automotive
                                      Research, Development and Engineering Center (TARDEC)
12:30 pm - 1:30 pm         Networking Luncheon
1:30 pm - 2:30 pm           Breakout Session I
2:30 pm - 2:45 pm           Networking Break
2:45 pm - 3:45 pm           Breakout Session II
3:45 pm - 4:00 pm           Networking Break
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm           Breakout Session III
5:00 pm - 7:00 pm           Networking Reception
Descriptions of the breakout sessions can be found on the agenda that you can download at the top of this page.

7:00 am - 12:00 pm          Registration Open
7:00 am - 8:00 am            Continental Breakfast
8:00 am - 12:00 pm          GENERAL SESSION
8:00 am                           OPENING REMARKS
                                       Ms. Leslie Wilson-Smith, APBI Co-Chairperson, Logistics
                                       Manager, Competition Management Office, U.S. Army
                                       TACOM LCMC
8:05 am                           CONTRACTING ADDRESS
                                       Mr. Harry P. Hallock (SES), Executive Director, U.S. Army 
                                       TACOM LCMC Contracting Center
8:40 am                           LOGISTICS ADDRESS
                                       Ms. Marion Whicker, Acting Executive Director, Integrated
                                       Logistics Support Center (ILSC), U.S. Army TACOM LCMC
9:15 am - 9:45 am            Networking Break
9:45 am                           PANEL DISCUSSION
                                       Program Executive Office, Ground Combat Systems
                                       Mr. Scott Davis (SES), Program Executive Officer, Ground
                                       Combat Systems
                                       COL William Sheehy, USA, Program Manager, Heavy Brigade
                                       Combat Team
                                       COL Robert Schumitz, USA, Program Manager, Stryker 
                                       Brigade Combat Team
                                       COL Andrew DiMarco, USA, Program Manager, Ground 
                                       Combat Vehicle
                                       Mr. Gabriel Jarani, Chief Engineer, Joint Program Manager –
                                       Lt Col David Thompson, USMC, Program Manager, Robotics
                                       Systems JPO
                                       Ms. Sherrie Nunn-Berry, Co-Director, Field Artillery, Product
                                       Support Integration Directorate (PSID)
11:30 am                         CLOSING REMARKS
12:00 pm                         APBI CONCLUDES 


Hyatt Regency Dearborn
600 Town Center Drive,
Dearborn, Michigan, USA 48126-2793
Tel: (313) 593-1234


A block of rooms has been reserved at the Hyatt Regency Dearborn.  To make your reservation, please call the hotel directly or use one of the links below.  In order to ensure the discounted NDIA rate, you must make your reservations early and ask for the "NDIA TACOM room block."  Rooms will not be held after September 29, 2010 and may sell out before then.  Rates are also subject to increase after this date.

Hyatt Regency Dearborn
600 Town Center Drive,
Dearborn, Michigan, USA 48126-2793
Tel: (313) 593-1234

Government Rate*: $104.00 or prevailing government per diem (Single/Double)
Industry Rate: $149.00 (Single/Double)

* The government per diem rate is available only to active duty or civilian government employees.  ID will be required upon check-in.  Retired military ID's do not qualify.

Government attendees, please click here to make a reservation on the internet.

Industry attendees, please click here to make a reservation on the internet.

Note: All conference sessions will be held at the Hyatt Regency Dearborn.


Registration is now closed.

All industry attendees are required to submit the appropriate security paperwork.  Please download the agenda and view page 3 of the agenda for details.

Registration Fees





(Now - 09/28/10) 

(09/29/10 - 10/08/10)




Displayers & Breakout Speakers






All participants, including speakers, must register to attend the APBI by October 8, 2010. Payment must be made at the time of registration. NDIA will not process or honor any over the phone registration requests. It is expected that seats to attend this APBI will go fast; therefore, participants are encouraged to submit their registration materials in a timely manner to ensure their attendance and participation in the APBI and avoid delays at the check-in counter.

All cancellation, substitution, and refund requests must be submitted in writing no later than Friday, October 8, 2010 to NDIA, attn: Holley Slabaugh via e-mail at  There is a $75 cancellation fee for all refund requests received before October 8, 2010. No refunds will be made for cancellation requests received after October 8, 2010. Refunds will not be given for no-shows. If an attendee shows a balance and does not attend the APBI, he/she will be invoiced for payment. This cancellation policy applies to all attendees regardless of their method of registration or reason(s) for cancellation.
The APBI Team welcomes substitutions for associates in your organization. All substitutions must be submitted in writing to Holley Slabaugh at

As forms of payment, NDIA accepts American Express, Master Card, VISA, Traveler’s Checks, Cash, and Government Purchase Orders (DD 1556 only). NDIA does not accept purchase orders from non-government entities. Attendee’s credit cards will be charged when their registration forms are received.

Attendees will receive an e-mail confirmation after NDIA processes the registration information and posts the payment(s). If attendees do not receive an e-mail confirmation, contact Holley Slabaugh at If registering by mail or fax, please allow 3-5 days for processing registration packages before contacting Holley for status.
If you are submitting a registration package on the behalf of someone else, attendance confirmation will be sent to the registered person’s e-mail address. Therefore, make sure the profile data for each individual you are registering is correct. Also, after you have submitted the registration package, check with the attendee to make sure an e-mail confirmation to attend the APBI was received.
The APBI Team will not process any onsite registration requests at the 2010 TACOM LCMC APBI. Due to U.S. Army TACOM LCMC’s security requirements and screening process, attendees who fail to submit the required registration and  security information by Friday, October 8, 2010 will be denied access to the APBI events.

Registration fees may be paid by credit cards, checks, electronic funds transfer or U.S. government purchase orders (e.g. DD 1556). Checks must be drawn on U.S. banks in U.S. ($) dollars.
NDIA does not accept foreign government purchase orders and will not invoice them for payment. If paying by electronic funds transfer, the total amount received by NDIA must be calculated as follows:
* Registrations fees
* Incurred bank fees
* Wiring, and/or conversion fees
Include the name of the attendee and event #1520 in the bank transfer information.

Contact Info/Inquiries/Questions

NDIA POC: Holley Slabaugh, or (703) 247-2561.


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