1452 Duke Street
Alexandria, Virginia 22314
Phone (703) 836-6727
Fax (703) 836-7491
Washington Navy Yard Catering & Conference Center
December 5 – 6, 2018
Theme: Combat Systems: Achieving Agility to Deliver Lethality and Maximize Readiness
“Therefore, we must advance agility when we think about, and build, our future force structure. We need more ships and aircraft and vehicles, but that equipment must provide flexibility, adaptability, faster development cycles, reduced maintenance requirements, greater lethality, and an industrial strategy that sustains a modern, flexible and sustainable industrial base.” – Hon. Thomas Modly, Undersecretary of the Navy
Given the increasing complexity of the competitive geostrategic landscape, the National Defense Strategy’s mandate for how we construct our naval forces must address a broad range of competing challenges:
The 2018 Combat Systems Symposium registration rates are as follows:
Email firstname.lastname@example.org to inquire about reception, meal function, break, conference bag and lanyard sponsorships. Tabletops are available with sponsorships only. Tabletops are not sold separately.
The Flagship Section of the American Society of Naval Engineers (ASNE) invites you to:
Combat Systems Symposium 2018: Combat Systems: Achieving Agility to Deliver Lethality and Maximize Readiness
December 5-6, 2018
Washington Navy Yard
ABSTRACTS DEADLINE 15 OCT 2018
The 2018 ASNE Combat Systems Symposium (CSS) provides the naval engineering community, and specifically, the combat systems engineering community with expert panels, technical presentations, networking opportunities to keep abreast of the Navy’s progress and remaining challenges in developing more capable and more affordable combat systems for Navy ships.
The 2018 CSS Committee is seeking technical papers leading to twenty minute presentations during the Symposium on any topics related to Combat Systems Engineering as follows, but not limited to:
Submit a brief proposal online here (login required). The submission form will ask for:
All attendees must have, or need to obtain, access to the Washington Navy Yard. Acceptable forms of identification for base access include:
If you do not have base access, it is important to apply for temporary base access by Friday, November 2, 2018. Please complete the Temporary Base Access form linked here. (If you have any issues with the fillable form, please click here for a scan of the form.). Be aware of all required fields, initialing item #29 and signature on page two. Email the completed form to email@example.com. It is strongly recommended that the completed form is password encrypted and the password relayed in a secondary email. If your form is submitted on time and base access is denied, you will be eligible for a full refund. If your form is submitted after the due date and base access is denied, refunds will not be available.
Parking in the lot in front of the venue is reserved for Flag Officers, SESs, and any attendee with a handicap parking placard. Attendee Parking will be very limited. We recommend car-pooling or Metro to the Washington Navy Yard stop, using the NJ Ave Metro exit. Washington Navy Yard is served by the WMATA Green Line, and numerous bus lines stop outside the 11th Street gate to the Navy Yard, closest to the venue. All day parking can be purchased at Maritime Plaza, a short walk from the WNY C&CC.
Attendees: Business Attire / Uniform of the Day
Presenters (Non-military): Business Attire
Presenters (Military): Service Dress Blue or service equivalent