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Event : SAMS Conference 2008

 Surface To Air Missile Systems Conference


Pre-registration is now closed. 
Please register on-site.

Co-Sponsored by the Defense Intelligence Agency’s Missile and Space Intelligence Center and the AOC.

18-20 November, 2008
DIA/MSIC Auditorium
Redstone Arsenal, Alabama

ATTENTION ALL CONFERENCE ATTENDEES !!!
PARKING IS LIMITED AT THE MSIC CONFERENCE CENTER.
THE AOC WILL BE PROVIDING BUS SERVICE TO THE SAM CONFERENCE FROM THE MARRIOTT HOTEL EVERY MORNING AND RETURNING EVERY AFTERNOON......BUSES WILL DEPART THE FRONT OF THE MARRIOTT HOTEL AT 0645 AND 0715 AND RETURN APPROXIMATELY 1630 DAILY. THE BUS SERVICE IS BEING PROVIDED TO ALL ATTENDEES, TO HELP REDUCE THE CONGESTION DURING THE MORNING TRAFFIC ONTO THE INSTALLATION. THOSE ATTENDEES WITH A CAC CARD OR ACTIVE/RETIRED MILITARY ID CARD WILL BE ABLE TO ACCESS THE POST, HOWEVER, ALL OTHERS WILL HAVE TO GO INTO THE GUEST REGISTRATION BUILDING AND SIGN IN.( EXPECT 45 Minutes delays !!)

Conference Classification
SECRET US ONLY (11/18-11/19)
TOP SECRET/SCI (11/20)

Conference Chairman: Clay Peak

Please note: This conference is being conducted at the SECRET US ONLY classification level. Note taking will not be permitted. Notebooks, briefcases, cellular phones, and two-way pagers will not be permitted in the facility. The use of cameras or audio/video recorders is prohibited. This is a non-smoking facility.

Conference Objectives
Provide the latest findings from ongoing, all-source analysis of high interest threat air defense systems to include:

- Threat System Capabilities and Vulnerabilities
- Status of New Development Programs
- Current and Projected Proliferation

Who Should Attend?
This conference is a must for all military and industry members who operate, plan, or program in Electronic Warfare or operations within the Full Electronic Spectrum, and/or defensive airborne systems. Attendees will receive a hands-on look at current SAM threats in Iran, informative systems specifications, as well as tour the facilities and capabilities of MSIC. Attendance at this conference is appropriate for those involved in the design, development, testing, evaluation and employment of electronic warfare systems, techniques and tactics for protection of U.S. and allied aircraft.


Conference Reception

Tuesday, 18 November
Space and Rocket Center

The SAM Systems Conference Reception will be held at the Space and Rocket Center, located near the Marriott Hotel, on Tuesday from 1730-1930. The U.S. Space & Rocket Center is home to Space Camp, Aviation Challenge and NASA's Official Visitor Information Center for Marshall Space Flight Center. The U.S. Space & Rocket Center is recognized as one of the most comprehensive U.S. manned space flight hardware museums in the world; including Spacedome Theater, Rocket Park, Shuttle Park and NASA's Educator Resourse Center. Here visitors may trace the evolution of humankind's ventures into space and watch as tomorrow's potential engineers, scientists and astronauts train in one of the Space Camp or Aviation Challenge Programs. Space Shuttle Enterprise and hundreds of famous spacecraft, rockets, satellites and other space-related small artifacts.


 AGENDA

Draft
*Subject to Change

Tuesday, 18 November
       
0730-0800 Check-In Lobby  
0800-0845 Welcome Auditorium MSIC Director
0845-0915 Keynote Speech Auditorium TBD
0915-0930 BREAK    
0930-1000 SAM Overview Auditorium MSIC
1000-1030 Acquisition Radar Overview Auditorium NASIC
1030-1100 IADS Overview Auditorium
1100-1300 LUNCH    
1300-1330 TADS C2 Overview Auditorium MSIC
1330-1400 Rangir-M/MK C2 System Auditorium MSIC
1415-1430 BREAK    
1430-1500 MISAGH-1 Auditorium MSIC
1500-1530 MISAGH-2 Auditorium MSIC
1530-1600 MANPADS Industry Auditorium MSIC
       
Wednesday, 19 November
       
0730-0800 Check-In Lobby  
0800-0830 CSA-1 SAM System Auditorium MSIC
0830-0900 SA-6 SAM System Auditorium MSIC
0900-0930 SA-15b SAM System Auditorium MSIC
0930-0945 BREAK    
0945-1015 Rapier SAM System Auditorium MSIC
1015-1045 FM-80/HQ-7 SAM System Auditorium MSIC
1045-1115 IHAWK SAM System    
1115-1300 LUNCH    
1300-1345 SA-5 SAM System Auditorium MSIC
1345-1430 SA-20 SAM Systems Auditorium MSIC
1430-1445 BREAK    
1445-1630 High Bay Tour   MSIC
       
Thursday, 20 November (TS/SCI Session)
       
0730-0800 Check-In Lobby  
0800-1100 SCI Briefs/Discussions A307 MSIC
       


REGISTRATION FEES

Pre-registration is now closed.  Please register on-site.


First two days, 18-19 November
   
Military $50
Government* $75
Industry Member $395
Industry Non-Member $495
   
Third day, 20 November
 
Military $25
Government* $25
Industry Member $75
Industry Non-Member $100

*Must present government ID


Pre-registration is now closed.  Please register on-site.


Fee includes conference, access to unclassified proceedings, and administrative costs. All those paying the nonmember fee will be offered a one-year membership in the AOC or have their current membership extended for a one-year period.

Note to Military/Government Attendees
Travel orders should reflect the SAM Threat Conference Conference, Huntsville, Alabama.


ADMINISTRATIVE INFORMATION

Pre-registration is now closed.  Please register on-site.

Everyone attending this conference must submit a visit request no later than November 13, 2008.  Visit requests should be sent via JPAS SMO Code 9L7615, POC: Kent Barker, 703-549-1600 or via fax to 703-549-2589.  Conference check-in will take place Monday, 17 November, 1800-2000 at the Marriott Hotel in conjunction with the pre-conference. The conference will begin at 0800, 18 November. Note taking will not be permitted during the conference. Notebooks, briefcases, cellular phones, and two-way pagers will not be permitted in the facility. The use of cameras or audio/video recorders is strictly prohibited throughout the conference. There will be a reception at the Space and Rocket Center following the sessions on Tuesday, 18 November.

All Surface to Air Missile Systems Conference attendees who plan on attending the last day of the conference please send have your SSO send your clearance to the following address via message routing below or fax to (256) 313-7967 (DSN: 897-):

*a**. SCI -DSSCS PLA: SSO REDSTONE//SSO//*

 *ROUTER: (YEKDIS)*

Cancellation/Refund Policy
Conference cancellations must be submitted in writing with a copy of your registration form and received at AOC Headquarters (not postmarked) no later than 11 November, 2008. Telephone cancellations will not be accepted. Cancellations may be faxed to (703) 549-2589 or emailed to conferences@crows.org. Refunds will be issued for cancellations received by due date minus a $50 administrative fee.  Refunds for third-day-only attendees will be issued minus a $25 administrative fee.

DoD Approval

The Department of Defense finds this event meets the minimum regulatory standards for attendance by DoD employees. This finding does not constitute a blanket approval or endorsement for attendance. Individual DoD component commands or organizations are responsible for approving attendance of its DoD employees based on mission requirements and DoD regulations.

 


 LOCATION

DIA/MSIC - Building 4545 Richard C. Shelby Center for Missile Intelligence, Redstone Arsenal, AL
Highway 72/University Drive West area to Richard C. Shelby Center for Missile Intelligence: From Highway 72 (University Drive) take Research Park Boulevard (formerly known as Rideout Road) South exit. Follow Research Park Boulevard through Redstone Arsenal Gate #9. Turn left onto Fowler Road. Go exactly one mile then turn left into the driveway for the Richard C. Shelby Center for Missile Intelligence. Follow the signs to designated parking areas.  Parking will be at the MSIC building.

For those not driving, shuttle buses will be provided from the Marriott.

 


ACCOMMODATIONS

The AOC has reserved a block of rooms at the Marriott Huntsville Hotel. The hotel is located at Five Tranquility Base Huntsville, AL 35805. The hotel is offering a special rate of $89 based on availability. Please call the hotel at (256) 830-2222 no later than 3 November, 2008. Refer to AOC when making your hotel reservation.

The Marriott Huntsville Hotel is booked.  Alternate hotel options are:

The Courtyard by Marriott
4804 University Drive
Huntsville, Al 35816
Rate is $109.  You must reserve your room by Thursday, 13 November.  Please call 256-837-1400, and ask for sales and inform them you are attending the Association of Old Crows Conference.

Hilton Garden Inn
4801 Governors House Drive
Huntsville, AL 35805
(256) 430-1778

ATTENTION ALL CONFERENCE ATTENDEES !!!
PARKING IS LIMITED AT THE MSIC CONFERENCE CENTER.
THE AOC WILL BE PROVIDING BUS SERVICE TO THE SAM CONFERENCE FROM THE MARRIOTT HOTEL EVERY MORNING AND RETURNING EVERY AFTERNOON......BUSES WILL DEPART THE FRONT OF THE MARRIOTT HOTEL AT 0645 AND 0715 AND RETURN APPROXIMATELY 1630 DAILY. THE BUS SERVICE IS BEING PROVIDED TO ALL ATTENDEES, TO HELP REDUCE THE CONGESTION DURING THE MORNING TRAFFIC ONTO THE INSTALLATION. THOSE ATTENDEES WITH A CAC CARD OR ACTIVE/RETIRED MILITARY ID CARD WILL BE ABLE TO ACCESS THE POST, HOWEVER, ALL OTHERS WILL HAVE TO GO INTO THE GUEST REGISTRATION BUILDING AND SIGN IN.( EXPECT 45 Minutes delays !!)