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Surface Navy Association Symposium

January 14-16, 2020
Hyatt Regency in Crystal City, Virginia
Booth 916

WASHINGTON - Key officials from Naval Sea Systems Command and affiliated program executive offices will hold media availabilities in NAVSEA's exhibit booth during the 2020 Surface Navy Association annual symposium at the Hyatt Regency in Crystal City, Virginia, Jan. 14-16.

RSVPs are not required. The below speaking schedule is subject to change without notice.

Tuesday, Jan. 14

LCS In The Fleet Today
Neal White, Littoral Combat Ships deputy program manager
Capt. Stephen Marino, Fleet Introduction & Sustainment program manager
Kitty Sutherland, Integrated Combat Systems deputy program manager

Surface Maintenance Engineering Planning Program (SURFMEPP) Update
John Murphy, SURFMEPP deputy


Wednesday, Jan. 15

Surface Ship Modernization Update
Capt. Kevin Byrne, Surface Ship Modernization program manager 

Amphibious, Auxiliary and Sealift Shipbuilding Update
Matt Sermon, Amphibious, Auxiliary and Sealift Office PEO Ships executive

DDG 51 Flight III Update
Capt. Seth Miller, DDG 51 Class program manager
Capt. Jason Hall, Above Water Sensors program manager

DDG 1000 Class Update
Capt. Kevin Smith, DDG 1000 Class program manager

Naval Power & Energy Systems: Way Forward
Steve Markle, U.S. Navy Electric Ships program manager

Surface Training Systems Update
Bob Kerno, Surface Training Systems program manager

Surface Ship Sustainment Update
Capt. Steve Murray, Surface Ship Sustainment program manager 

USNS Navajo-class Towing, Salvage and Rescue (T-ATS) Overview
Chris Paulus, Support Ships, Boats and Craft assistant program manager


Thursday, Jan. 16

In-Service Aircraft Carriers Update
Capt. Charles Ehnes, In-Service Aircraft Carrier program manager

CVN 78 Update 
Capt. Ron Rutan, CVN 78 Class program manager

Future Aircraft Carriers Update 
Capt. Philip Malone, Future Aircraft Carriers program manager

Unmanned Maritime Systems Update 
Capt. Pete Small, Unmanned Maritime Systems program manager

Mine Warfare Update 
Capt. Danielle George, Mine Warfare Programs manager

Mission Package Program Update 
Capt. Gus Weekes, Mission Modules program manager


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