The Association of the United States Army Institute of Land Warfare (AUSA ILW) will produce an unclassified symposium for members of industry and the military community at the Von Braun Center, Huntsville, Alabama from 15-17 March 2016.
The region is home to more than 900 defense contractors who collectively provide $5.6 billion in defense contracts for the U.S. government.
The three-day event will include featured presentations from the United States Army Materiel Command, the United States Army Training and Doctrine Command, and the Office of the Assistant Secretary of the Army (Acquisition, Logistics and Technology).
The 2016 AUSA ILW Global Force Symposium & Exposition will explore the capabilities outlined in the Army Operating Concept and how the force transforms from being adaptive to driving innovation for Force 2025 and beyond. Special guest presentations coupled with panel discussions from our senior military and industry leaders, addresses critical points of acquisition, research and development, and partnering between military and industry. For the Army this means restructuring military-industrial programs. The Army must take a hard look at its acquisition processes, with an eye towards the future, in order to continue maintaining a competitive overmatch against potential adversaries.
AUSA is a private, non-profit educational organization that supports America's Army - Active, National Guard, Reserve, Civilians, Retirees, Government Civilians, Wounded Warriors, Veterans, and family members. AUSA provides numerous Professional Development Opportunities at a variety of events both local and national.