High-Tech Military Vehicle Conference Comes to Novi Next Week


A conference on high-tech military vehicles, cyber threats, and the future of manned and unmanned systems returns to the Suburban Collection Showplace in Novi next week.

The three-day conference is expected to draw more than 1,000 engineers, business leaders, and program managers to discuss topics surrounding military vehicles initiatives and technologies.

Speakers include Gen. David Perkins, commanding general of the U.S. Army Training and Doctrine Command; Paul Rogers, director of the U.S. Army Tank Automotive Research, Development, and Engineering Center; and David Johnson, senior historian at Rand Corp., a nonprofit policy think tank, among others.

There will also be updates on ground combat systems, business opportunities within the U.S. Army Tank Automotive Research, Development, and Engineering Center in Warren, and combat support. The conference includes technical sessions on autonomous ground systems; modeling, simulation, testing, and validation as well as mobility, vehicle electronics, and systems engineering.

An exhibit hall at the conference will include more than 50 exhibits from suppliers, consultants, and educational institutions.

Registration for the event, which runs from Aug. 4-6, costs $600. For more information, click here