DEVCOM Soldier Center Industry Day notice 29 Sep 2022.pdf


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DEVCOM Soldier Center Industry Day September 29, 2022

The U.S. Army Combat Capabilities Development Command Soldier Center (DEVCOM SC) will host an
Industry Day on Thursday, September 29, 2022, from 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. (EDT) at the Residence Inn
in Natick, Massachusetts. The purpose of the event is to engage industry and academic partners and
foster relationships that will ultimately support the centers Soldier-focused mission.

All briefings and one-on-one discussions will be conducted at the unclassified level.

The event will feature plenary presentations in the morning, including the keynote speech from U.S.
Army Brigadier General Larry Burris, the Director of the Soldier Lethality Cross Functional Team (CFT)
and the Infantry School Commandant, and an overview of Soldier Centers mission vision, and structure
from Mr. Douglas Tamilio, the Director of Soldier Center. The morning presentations will also highlight
Soldier Centers thrust areas, capabilities, S&T strategy, various collaborations mechanisms, and the
Small Business Office.

In the afternoon, Soldier Center personnel will present posters on the areas of interest and participants
will have opportunities to meet one-on-one with Soldier Center subject matter experts (see details
below). A detailed agenda will be provided prior to the Industry Day via an amendment to this posting.


This is an in-person event, and there is no charge for attendance. Beverages, light snacks, and lunch are
available for purchase from the hotel at each attendee's own expense. In addition, multiple dining
options are available in close proximity to the Residence Inn.

Registration: To attend, you must register no later than September 16, 2022 at:

We will approve registrants to attend in-person on a first-come, first-served basis. We reserve the
right to limit attendees to two (2) per company or organization depending on room constraints, but may
accommodate up to three (3), if requested. Based on the number of registrants and space available,
registration may be closed earlier than the deadline stated above.

One-on-one meeting: During registration, prospective participants can select up to three (3) one-on-one
meetings in the topic areas listed below. We reserve the right to limit one-on-one meetings to three (3)
per company or organization, but may accommodate up to four (4), if requested. If two (2) prospective
participants from the same company or organization sign up for the same one-on-one meeting areas, it
will be assumed that they will attend the meetings together. Time slots for one-on-one opportunities
will be limited to no more than 15 minutes, but the time slots may be reduced to 10 minutes, depending
on the number of interested attendees. No A/V equipment will be provided for the one-on-one

One-on-one meeting topics:

Protected, Unburdened & Enabled Soldier

Increased Soldier Protection (Arctic Soldier Equipment and Environmental Capabilities; Helmets
with Increased Threat Level Protection; Eyewear with Increased Fragmentation Protection,

Active Anti-Fog Capability, and Variable Transmission; Body and Face Protection from High-
Energy Directed Weapons)

Advanced Materials for Ballistic Protection
Reduction of Soldier Load
Understanding and Modeling of Soldier Load
Soldier/Squad Equipment Integration

Invisible Soldier

Enhanced Soldier

Ability to hide in all environments
Camouflage, concealment, and deception across the electromagnetic spectrum

Power Generation / On-Soldier Energy Management
Training & Simulation Technologies (Soldier Tactical Skill Training, Small Unit Battle Training,

Combat Simulation, Medical Training & Simulation, etc.)

Human Performance Technologies (Wearables, Biosensors, Exoskeletons, Human Performance
Data Management Systems, Assessment Technologies, Measurement Technologies, etc.)

Soldier / Robotic Interface

Sustained Soldier

Small Unit Water Generation Novel Solutions for Re-Supply to Remote Locations

Lighter, Nutrient-Dense Rations / Longer Shelf-Life Rations

For each one-on-one meeting topic selection, a short description of what the prospective participant(s)
plan to discuss is required.

No later than September 22, 2022, we will send an email confirmation verifying successful receipt of
registration along with one-on-one meeting confirmations.

General Information:

Please bring identification.

This Industry Day notice is issued solely for information and planning purposes, and all information
provided is subject to change. It does not constitute a solicitation (Request for Proposal or Request for
Quotations) or a promise to issue a solicitation in the future. This Industry Day Notice does not commit
the Government to contract for any supply or service, whatsoever. Furthermore, the Government is not
seeking proposals, and no contracts will be awarded during the Industry Day or as a result of the
Industry Day activities. Responders are advised that the Government will not pay for any information or
administrative costs incurred in response to this Industry Day Notice. The Government will not assume
liability for costs incurred by any attendee for travel expenses or marketing efforts. All costs associated
with responding to this Industry Day Notice will be solely at the responding party's expense.

Submit any questions to with
Industry Day in the subject line. Relevant questions submitted by September 16, 2022 and their
answers will be posted as an amendment to the announcement.