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AHS Southeast US Region and Hampton Roads Chapter

HELMOT XVIII:  18th Helicopter Military Operations Technology Meeting

Hampton Roads Convention Center, Hampton Roads, Virginia | October 24-25, 2018



The conference, which consists of 2 days of unclassified, unrestricted presentations, will highlight integrated mission systems research and development enabling increased capability for vertical lift aircraft and provide some user perspective on recent operations.  Classified presentations will take place on Tues. October 23rd.

Government and industry speakers will present on topics related to "Transformational Technologies and Their Application to the Vertical Lift Battlespace."

Keynote speaker, session topics and invited speakers to be announced Spring 2018.

Lunch on your own

Tues, Oct. 23, 2018
0800 - 1700 Classified Presentations: U.S. ADD, Ft. Eustis, Virginia Contact Mr. Scott Butler for registration.
Wed, October 24, 2018
0700 - 1700 Registration and Exhibits Open
0700 - 0750 Exhibit Hall Morning Coffee
0755 - 0800 Day 1 - HELMOT Welcome General Chair: Marty Walsh
ADD Associate Director for Mission Systems
0800 - 0830 Keynote Speaker
0835 - 0845 Session #1: Unmanned Operations Session #1 Chair: Sara Condon
ADD Technical Area Lead for Avionics & Networks
0845 - 0915 TBD TBD
0915 - 0945 NexGen Tactical UAS Technology Demonstrator:
Advanced UAS in a Near Peer Environment
MAJ Michael Osmon, AMRDEC-ADD, PM
0945 - 1000 Break
1000 - 1030 Advanced Cockpit Interface Tim Flynn, Synergistic Unmanned Manned Intelligent Teaming (SUMIT) Project
0945 - 1000 Break
1030 - 1100 TBD TBD
1100 - 1130 York County Fire Dept. UAV Operations Chief Chris Sadler
York County Fire Dept.
1130 - 1135 Session Wrap-up Session #1 Chair: Sara Condon
1135 - 1300 Lunch
1300 - 1305 Session #2: Unmanned Operations Session #2 Chair: Tim Condon
ADD Technical Area Lead for Autonomy and Teaming
1335 - 1405 Joint Tactical Aerial Resupply Vehicle Project TBD
1405 - 1435 SCORCH: A Supervisory Control Interface for the Employment of
Multiple UAS in Manned-Unmanned Teaming Operations
Dr. Grant Taylor, Engineering Research Psychologist
AMRDEC ADD Human-Systems Interface Technical Area
1435 - 1505 Break
Dinner & Reception TBD
Thurs, Oct. 25, 2018
Session 3: 8:00 AM - 11:30 AM Special closed meetings: 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Event Location
Hampton Roads Convention Center
Grand Ballroom B/C
1610 Coliseum Drive
Hampton, VA 23666

A block of rooms at the government per diem rate of $93 are available at the Embassy Suites, which is conveniently located next to the Hampton Roads Convention Center. Book the Embassy Suites by Hilton Hampton Hotel Convention Center & Spa with the following codes:
Group Name: 2018 HELMOT
Group Code; HLT
Hotel Address: 1700 Coliseum Drive, Hampton, VA 23666
Phone: 757-827-8200

General Chair: Mr. Marty Walsh, U.S. Army ADD

Technical Meeting Chairs:
Mr. David Link, U.S. Army ADD
Mr. Allen Walker, U.S. Army ADD

General meeting questions? Contact the AHS Hampton Roads Chapter President, Clement Ng.

10' x 10' exhibit spaces will be made available inside the conference meeting room. If your organization is interested in exhibiting at HELMOT, please contact Mr. David Meyer, Boeing Co.