DLA Knowledge Bar

The DLA Knowledge Bar is an opportunity to hear directly from DLA leaders on topics they are passionate about. This is an informal/interactive chat providing another method to share information with partners, develop new, and strengthen existing relationships.

The Knowledge Bar will be located in the exhibit hall.

April 23, 2024

Sustaining Engineering Partners
Kenneth Watson, SES, Deputy Commander DLA Land and Maritime
10:15 - 10:45 am 

Demand Variance and Warfighter Modernization
COL Ryan Swedlow, USA
Director DLA Land Customer Operations
10:45 - 11:15 am 

Supply Chain Resiliency
COL Susan Depiesstyer, USA
Director DLA Land Supplier Operations
11:15 - 11:45 am

Submarines and Extending the Vendor Base
CAPT Scott Wallace, USN
Director DLA Maritime Customer Operations
11:45am -12:15 pm

Class IX Process Alignment
Catherine Contreras, SES
Acquisition Executive DLA Aviation
2:45 - 3:15 pm 

Strategic Contracting
Nicole Osaghae, SES
Executive Director, CECOM ILSC
3:15 - 3:45 pm 

Warehouse Management Systems
James Johnson, SES, PEO DLA Information Operations
Michael Cannon, SES, DLA Disposition Services

3:45 - 4:15 pm 

April 24, 2024

Provisioning Support
Emily Vogeler, SES
Executive Director DLA Logistics Policy and Programs
10:00 - 10:30 am 

Current Vendor Environment and Workforce Management Challenges
CAPT Dale Haney, USN
Director of Maritime Supplier Operations
10:30 - 11:00 am