Catalysts for international defense cooperation since 1987




ComDef West is being held adjacent to AFCEA/USNI WEST, 24-26 January, 2012 at the San Diego Convention Center

West 2012


  • COL Peter W. Aubrey, USA, Commander, US Army Security Assistance Training Management Organization (USASATMO) (Confirmed)
  • Jeffrey A. Bloom, Japan Desk Officer, OUSD AT&L, IC/PAC (Confirmed)
  • Henrich von Bock, Deputy Director, German Liaison Office Def. Materiel, USA/Canada (Confirmed)
  • Frank Cevasco, President, Cevasco International LLC (Confirmed)
  • COL Choi, Sun Yup, Defense Logistics Attache, Embassy of Korea, Washington, DC (Confirmed)
  • RADM Jorgen Ericsson, Defense Attache, Embassy of Sweden, Washington DC (Confirmed)
  • Mikael Franzén, UAV Program Manager, Saab
  • Susanne Friedrichs, Counselor for Defense Cooperation (Economics), Embassy of Germany, Washington, DC (Confirmed)
  • Capt. George Galdorisi, USN (Ret.) Dir, Corp.Strategy Grp, SPAWAR Pacific (Confirmed)
  • Ronald E. Genemans, Def. Coop’n Attaché, Embassy of the Netherlands, Washington, DC (Confirmed)
  • RADM Alan "Brad" Hicks, USN (Ret.), Vice President, Radar Programs, .Lockheed Martin M2 (Confirmed)
  • Col. Nicolas Hué, Defense Cooperation Attaché, Embassy of France, Washington, DC (Confirmed)
  • Rob Jackson, Attaché, Defence Acquisition, British Embassy, Washington, DC (Confirmed)
  • Gibson G. LeBoeuf, VP, Washington Relations, Raytheon International (Confirmed)
  • Joe Orechovesky, Deputy Program Manager, U.S. Navy PEO C4I, International C4I Integration (PMW 740) (Confirmed)
  • Rino Pivirotto, Executive Director, Navy International Programs Office (Confirmed)
  • BGen. Michael G. Lee, USAF (Ret.) VP GM Military Services, General Dynamics Information Technologies
  • Michael J. Logan, Head, Small Unmanned Aerial Vehicle Lab., NASA (Confirmed)
  • Col. Greg Masiello, USMC, PMA-275 V-22 Tilt-Rotor Aircraft (Confirmed)
  • LtCdr. Paula McKenzie, Def. Logistics Officer, Procurement Office, Embassy of New Zealand, Washington DC (Confirmed)
  • Richard Sandifer, Director, Strategic Capture Management, BAE Systems (Confirmed)
  • MajGen Melvin G. Spiese, USMC (Confirmed), Deputy Commanding General, I Marine Expeditionary Force (AFCEA/USNI WEST Tuesday Luncheon Program)
  • Dr. Jennifer Stewart, DG Industrial Security Sector, Public Works & Govt.Services, Canada (Confirmed)
  • RADM James Syring, USN, PEO, IWS (Confirmed)
  • Rachel Volner, Senior Analyst, Decision Support Group, SPAWAR (Confirmed)
  • Matthew Warren, Director, Pacific Armaments Cooperation, OUSD (Confirmed)