ASNE 5th Annual Naval Logistics Symposium

LOGISTICS: CHALLENGES IN A CHANGING ENVIRONMENT March 12-14, San Diego, California The San Diego Section of the American Society of Naval Engineers (ASNE) will host the Fifth Annual Naval Logistics Symposium in San Diego, Calif., March 12-14, 1991. The theme of the three-day event will be "Logistics: Challenges in a Changing Environment." Cosponsored by the Naval Sea Systems Command, Naval Supply Systems Command, and Space and Warfare Systems Command, the symposium is expected to draw several hundred logistics professionals to the Town and Country Hotel in San Diego, site of the event.

Dozens of presenters will address ship maintenance, process improvements, CALS initiatives, and supply support programs. The technical presentations will focus on current success stories and future challenges.

Key speakers include: Vice Adm.

Peter M. Hekman Jr., USN Commander, Naval Sea Systems Command; Richard Vortmann, president/CEO National Steel & Shipbuilding Co.; Rear Adm. Edward S. McGinley, USN, CINCPACFLT Maintenance Officer; Rear Adm. Robert Ailes, USN Commander, Space and Naval Warfare Systems Command; and Rear Adm. R.M. Moore, USN Assistant Commander, Inventory and Systems, Naval Supply Systems Command.

The symposium will also feature a number of exhibitors who will be displaying their products and services in the spacious exhibit hall.

There is still exhibit space available.

Those parties interested in exhibiting should contact Bill Curry at (619) 524-2648.

For further information on the symposium, contact: ASNE, 1452 Duke Street, Alexandria, Va. 22314- 3458; telephone: (703) 836-6727.

LOGISTICS SYMPOSIUM SCHEDULE Tuesday. March 12 1 p.m.—Exhibit hall opens; Ribbon cutting ceremony and early registration desk open.

5 p.m.—Social hour—exhibit hall cash bar.

Wednesday, March 13 7:30 a.m.—Registration desk open.

8:15 a.m.—Welcome: Capt. G. Gaines.

USN, Commanding Officer, NAVSEACENPAC and Rear Adm. Lowell J. Holloway.

USN, president, ASNE.

8:30 a.m.—Keynote address by Vice Adm. Peter M. Hekman Jr., USN, Commander, Naval Sea Systems Command.

SESSION I SHIP MAINTENANCE Moderator: Anthony J. Ruffini. Columbia Research Corp.

9 a.m.—"Aircraft Carrier Maintenance Program," by Capt. Richard Holmes, USN; Comdr. Warren Roberts, USN; and Michael Knight.

9:40 a.m.—"Improved Shipboard Systems Maintenance Support," by Peter Donovan, Douglas Jedlicka, and J. Duncan Peterson.

10:20 a.m.—Coffee break.

10:40 a.m.—"Fleet Self-Sufficiency and Progressive Maintenance," by Jean Gehlhausen.

11:20 a.m.—"FFG-61 Prototype Digital Technical Library," by Capt. Charles A. Vinroot.

USN; Jeffrey Orner.

Noon—Luncheon. Speaker will be Richard H. Vortmann, president and CEO, NASSCO.


1:45 p.m.—"Total Quality Management— A Key Tool for the 90s," by Capt.

Dennis K. Kruse, USN.

2:25 p.m.—"Customer Focus Improves Missile Maintenance," by Donald S. Taylor, 3:05 p.m.—Coffee break.

3:25 p.m.—"Computer Aided Maintenance Planning," by Jim C. Nelms.

10:05 a.m.—Coffee break.

10:25 a.m.—"Automated Maintenance Management for Small Craft," by Keith C.

Van Hook and Sviatislav S. Seteroff.

11:05 a.m.—"Technical Information Support in Production," by Robert Calogero.

Noon—Luncheon. Speaker: Readr Adm.

R.M. Moore, USN, Asst. Commander, Inventory & Systems. NAVSUP.

SESSION IV SUPPLY SUPPORT PROGRAMS Moderator: William N. Curry, NAVSEACENPAC 1:20 p.m.—"Romis Material Management System (MMS)," by Frank Smith and Sheryl Wright.

2 p.m.—"GFE Provisioning Streamlining," by Lawrence Hanagan and Connie Gragan 2:40 p.m. — "Royal Australian Navy Readiness Based Sparing," by James Cobb.

3:20 p.m.—Closing remarks—Clifford G.

Geiger. NAVSEA 04.

3:45 p.m.—-Adjourn.

4:05 p.m.—"Integrating Requirements for Effective Logistics," by Darrel R. Lowery 4:45 p.m.—Adjourn.

5 p.m.—No host bar open exhibit hall.

6 p.m.—Reception and banquet—speaker invited Adm. Charles R. Larson, USN, Commander in Chief, U.S. Pacific Fleet.

Thursday, March 14 7:15 a.m.—Registration desk opens.

8 a.m.—Administrative remarks.

8:15 a.m.—Keynote address: Rear Adm.

Robert H. Ailes, USN, Commander, Space and Naval Warfare Systems Command.


8:45 a.m.—"Engineering Technical Information Systems," by David D. White and Martin N. Nyman.

9:25 a.m.—"Selective Management Reporting Systems," by John H. Fenstermacher

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