Technical Track 1: Contingency Operations
Track Chair: Col. Timothy O'Rourke, USA (Ret),
Session 1: Wednesday, May 25, 2011; 2:30-4:00 p.m.
Session Description: The session focuses on the Joint Operations Engineer Board and its link to Capability Management, the roles of the JOEB Working Groups and how all three integrate to provide governance and synchronization of the unique Service Engineer elements to achieve Joint Engineer effects.
Moderator: Col. Patrick Fogarty, USAF, Chief, Engineer Division, Joint Staff (J4)
Session 2: Thursday, May 26, 2011; 9:00-10:15 a.m.
This panel will focus on disaster response and recovery operations, panelists will cover response capabilities and recent CONUS operations and OCONUS contingencies and similar assistance to other nations. Lessons learned, future requirements, and acquisition strategies will all be included.
Moderator: Lt. Cdr. Peter Carroll, USCG, Chief, Program Management
Session 3: Thursday, May 26, 2011; 11:00 a.m.-12:15 p.m.
The panel will address the specialized capabilities required to deal with asymetric threats that often result in severe trauma, collapsed structures and confined space rescues, along with a demand for immediate stabilization and life saving treatment. The discussion will provide reasonable understanding of Urban Search and Rescue operations and an opportunity to explore lessons learned and possible application to future contingency operations.
Moderator: Maj. Frank Tedeschi, USA, Engineer Planner, Office of the Chief of Engineers
Session 4: Thursday, May 26, 2011; 2:00-3:15 p.m.
This session will focus on the experiences of Joint Engineer leaders and reflect the operations of Engineer forces in global operations. The session will present perspectives on contingency engineering, organizational impacts, and employment that in current operations. The discussion will provide an understanding of current operational demands.
Moderator: CUCM (SCW) Tim Bray, USN, Functional Integration Directorate Center for Seabees and Facilities Engineering