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This is an archived version of the website for the US-Taiwan Defense Industry Conference in 2005. For current conferences, please see the conference page at www.us-taiwan.org.
Sunday, September 18, 2005
Conference Check-In 3:00pm-8:00pm
Welcome Reception 6:00pm-8:00pm

September 19, 2005
Conference Check-In 7:00am-6:00pm
Breakfast 7:30am-8:45am
Keynote Address

General Huoh Shoou-Yeh
Deputy Minister for Armaments
Ministry of National Defense
Introduction by Vance Coffman, Vice Chairman
9:00am-10:00am
Session I

Taiwan Force Modernization
& the Rapidly Changing Strategic Environment

Moderator: Randall Schriver
Partner
Armitage International
Speaker: Fu S. Mei
Director/Editor-in-Chief
Taiwan Defense Review
Speaker: John Tkacik
Research Fellow for Taiwan, China, and Mongolia
The Heritage Foundation
Speaker: Representative
Defense Policy Division, Department of Strategic Planning, Ministry of National Defense, Taiwan
10:15am-11:45am
Luncheon with Keynote Address

Dr. Ho Szu-yin
Director, Overseas Department, KMT
Vice-Convener, National Security Division, National Policy Foundation
Introduction by Vance Coffman, Vice Chairman
12:00pm-2:00pm
Session II

C4ISR & Space

Moderator: Mark Stokes
Executive Vice President
Lai Fu Trading Company, Ltd.
Speaker: Donald Kerrick
Vice President, Strategic Development & International Business
General Dynamics
Speaker: William Morris
Po Sheng Program Manager
SPAWAR
Discussant: Representative
Systems Information Division, Office of the Deputy Chief of General Staff for Communications, Electronics & Information, Ministry of National Defense, Taiwan
2:15pm-3:45pm
Coffee Break 3:45pm-4:00pm
Session III

Critical Infrastructure

Moderator: Greg Man
Director, Political & Military Affairs
American Institute in Taiwan/Washington
Speaker: Kuo Lin-wu
Chief Coordinator, Anti Terrorism Office
Executive Yuan
Speaker: James Mulvenon
Deputy Director, Advanced Analysis
Center for Intelligence Research and Analysis
Speaker: Dana White
Country Director, China, Taiwan & Mongolia Desk
OSD/ISA/AP, Department of Defense
Speaker: Representative
Office of the Deputy Chief of General Staff for Operations & Planning, Ministry of National Defense, Taiwan
4:00pm-5:30pm
VIP Reception
(Taiwan & DoD/DoS Delegations, Speakers, and Sponsor Representatives)
6:00pm-7:00pm
General Reception 6:00pm-7:00pm
Dinner with Keynote Address

Edward Ross
Principal Director, Security Cooperation Operations
Defense Security Cooperation Agency
Introduction by Vance Coffman, Vice Chairman
7:00pm-9:00pm

Tuesday, September 20, 2005
Conference Check-In 7:00am-12:00pm
Breakfast 7:00am-8:00am
Session IV (Breakout Session - Services) 8:00am-11:30am

Army

Moderator: Greyson Bassett
Taiwan Country Director
BAE Land & Armaments
Speaker: Edward Ross
Principal Director, Security Cooperation Operations
Defense Security Cooperation Agency
Discussant: Representative
Ministry of National Defense, Taiwan
8:00am-9:00am

Air Force

Moderator: Ken Allen
Senior Analyst
The CNA Corporation
Speaker: William A. Steffancin
Director, Taiwan Programs
Raytheon Company
Speaker: Representative
Joint Air Defense Division, Office of Deputy Chief of General Staff for Operations & Planning, Ministry of National Defense, Taiwan
Discussant: Representative
Ministry of National Defense, Taiwan
9:15am-10:15am

Navy

Moderator: Rino Pivirotto
Executive Director, International Programs Office
U.S. Navy
Speaker: VAdm Lang Ning-li (ROCN-ret)
National Security Division
National Policy Foundation
Speaker: Richard McNamara
Executive Director, Program Executive Office for Submarines
U.S. Navy
Speaker: Chris Myers
Vice President, Sea-based Missile Defense, Maritime Systems & Sensors
Lockheed Martin Corporation
Discussant: Representative
Ministry of National Defense, Taiwan
10:10am-11:00am
Conference Wrap-up

Clifford Hart
Director, Office of Taiwan Coordination
US Department of State
Introduction by Rupert Hammond-Chambers, President
11:30am-12:30pm