Wednesday, April 28, 2021

9:00 AM - 9:10 AM

MALMS 2021 Conference Welcome

Sarah Zilonis,
Associate Conference Producer,
Aviation Week Network

Alyssa Bernkrant,
Head of Business Development, Aerospace Marketing Group,
Aviation Week Network

9:10 AM - 9:35 AM

Keynote Presentation

Adm. Patrick M. Walsh,
USN (Ret.), Senior Advisor,
Oliver Wyman

9:45 AM - 10:45 AM

MALMS Forecast and Trends Analysis

This session will take a detailed look at the defense logistics and maintenance marketplace in the U.S. and internationally. The session will cover the hard numbers and examine trends, issues, and strategies. Following the MALMS Forecast and Trends presentation, a panel of experts connecting the defense and commercial markets will answer questions and address commentary from the audience. Panelists will also share their reactions and experiences, as well as their insights about  the future of the defense logistics market.

Michael Tint,
Sr. Manager, Defense Research & Analytics,
Aviation Week Network

Lee K Levy II,
The Levy Group, LLC

Mike Stengel,
Senior Associate,
AeroDynamic Advisory

10:45 AM - 11:15 AM


11:15 AM - 12:00 PM

IT Infrastructure For the Real World

Cyber-attacks have proven that DoD and the U.S. Defense Industrial base need to change, they must address their legacy portfolio of on-premise applications, point-to-point interfaces and monolithic ERPs and be able to deliver innovation quickly, securely and dynamically. Join this session to learn what organizations are considering or doing from an infrastructure perspective now, to be ready to take advantage of future digital technologies to remain agile, secure and competitive.

Moderator: Kevin Sampels,
Vice President, Strategic Growth and Client Solutions,
Frontier Technology Inc (FTI)

H. Brent Baker Sr.,
VP, Worldwide Federal, Aerospace, Defense and Energy (FAD&E), Maj Gen (Ret),
U.S. Air Force, PTC

Mark Buongiorno,
Chief Operating Officer,
Tsunami Tsolutions

Mark Failor,
Senior Director, Digital Transformation & GTM Strategy,

12:00 PM - 1:30 PM

Networking Lunch 
Sponsored by Robbins-Gioia

1:30 PM - 2:45 PM

Achieving Agile and Resilient Logistics in a Contested Environment 

As China and Russia seek to compete with the U.S. across all domains in an increasingly contested global security environment the DOD sees the future as a battlefield with no lines. This session examines strategies to improve operations and sustainment in a contested environment.

Kevin Sampels,
Vice President, Strategic Growth and Client Solutions,
Frontier Technology Inc (FTI)

Lt. Gen. Warren D. Berry,
Deputy Chief of Staff for Logistics, Engineering and Force Protection,
U.S. Air Force

Lt. Gen. Charles G. Chiarotti,
Deputy Commandant, Installations And Logistics,

Maj. Gen. Allan E. Day,
Director, Logistics Operations (J3), Commander, Joint Regional Combat Support, Defense Logistics Agency (DLA),

Hon. Alan Estevez,
National Security Strategy and Logistics Executive,
Deloitte Consulting LLP

2:45 - 3:15 PM

Industry Case Study: Rapid Covid Recovery: How will collaboration between government, OEMs and Small Business change post-COVID?
Presented by M1 Composites

Covid-19 severely impacted mission readiness by disrupting the defense supply chain that supports the rapid sustainment effort. As the average age of the U.S. Air Force aircraft continues to grow, Government, OEMs and Small Business will have to further adapt to support the Warfighter. This session will explore how collaborations between government, OEMs and Small Business will evolve post-COVID.


Anthony J. Baumann,
Director of Contracting, USAF, Air Force Sustainment Center,
Tinker AFB, Oklahoma

Dennis D’Angelo,
Executive Director, USAF, Air Force Sustainment Center,
Tinker AFB, Oklahoma

Lorenzo Marandola.
M1 Composites Technology

Col Kevin R. Nalette,
Vice Commander, USAF, Air Force Sustainment Center,
Tinker AFB, Oklahoma

3:15 PM - 3:30 PM


3:30 PM - 4:15 PM

Navigating Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification (CMMC)

Protecting critical data across the supply chain is a responsibility of epic proportions. The DOD is implementing the Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification (CMMC) to normalize and standardize cybersecurity preparedness across the defense industrial base. This session will provide an overview of the progressive model of the CMMC framework and the certification process for suppliers and how section 889 affects these efforts.

Risa Savold (Ph.D.),
Sr. Director, Industry & Solution Strategy, Aerospace & Defense,

4:15 PM - 5:30 PM

MALMS 2021 Attendee Networking Reception
Sponsored by Teledyne Controls

Thursday, April 29, 2021

8:50 AM - 9:00 AM

Keynote Address

Col. Nate Diller,

9:00 AM - 9:50 AM

Using Commercial Practices to Advance Military Readiness 

While the availability of critical military platforms is increasing, the pace must be accelerated. Threats and requirements demand a consistent urgency of response. This session will see industry experts give their take on how to improve collaborative business arrangements, the usability of metrics derived from the commercial sector, as well as streamline management and accountability of the enterprise. There will also be a focus on commercial best practices related to Parts Manufacturer Approval (PMA) and Designated Engineering Representative (DER) Repairs.

Tom Innocenti,

Government & Military Sales & Service Director,
Teledyne Controls

Michael Campbell,
Evans Composites

Sarah Cooney,
Vice President Sales - Americas,
L3 Harris

Nicholas Gross,
SVP, Integrated Solutions,
AAR Corp

Amy D. Rodrigues,
Vice President and CFO, Government Services Boeing Global Services

10:00 AM - 10:30 AM

How Demand Planning Data is Advancing Military Readiness 

The Defense Logistics Agency (DLA) is using Demand Planning Data to learn from the past and better predict demand planning for the future. How will these efforts help facilitate better communications with users and suppliers? What strategies are the DOD and industry undertaking to work together to reduce errors, improve demand projections and advance military readiness and buying power?

Steve Trimble,

Defense Editor,
Aviation Week Network

Maj. Gen. Allan E. Day,
Director, Logistics Operations (J3), Commander, Joint Regional Combat Support, Defense Logistics Agency (DLA),

Sanjay Jagdale (Ph. D.),
Principal Architect, Servigistics Business Unit,
PTC - Servigistics

Chris Seymour,
Vice President, Military Sustainment,
Bell Textron, Inc.

10:30 AM - 10:50 AM


10:50 AM - 11:30 AM

Trends in MRO Sustainment

As the average age of U.S. military aircraft continues to grow, increased sustainment efforts will affect mission readiness. This session will cover aging weapons systems and how we keep aircraft flying.

Steve Trimble,

Defense Editor,
Aviation Week Network

John C. Kubinec,
Founder & Principal,
Carbon Road Consulting

Col. Greg Lowe,
Commander, 76th Aircraft Maintenance Group, Oklahoma City Air Logistics Complex, Tinker Air Force Base

Dan White,
Deputy Depot MRO&U Lead – F35 Sustainment,
BAE Systems

11:40 AM - 12:15 PM

Emerging Technologies in Military Logistics

How do we get goods and supplies to the last mile? Emerging technologies like additive manufacturing, drones, predictive analytics, condition-based maintenance (CBM), robotics, virtual and augmented reality may all have a role to play. How could they all co-exist and what role will they play in modern military logistics?

Louis Hogge,

NH IV, DAF, Engineering Flight Chief, 416th Supply Chain Management Squadron (416 SCMS), Hill Air Force Base

Will Hasting,
Director, Aviation & Power Turbine Solutions,

Shannon Parker,
Senior Manager, Business Development, Government Services,
Boeing Global Services

Jarom Wolcott,
EAGLE Program Manager,
Raytheon Technologies

12:30 PM - 2:00 PM

Networking Lunch 
Sponsored by Robbins-Gioia