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PPT Presentations: U.S.-Austria Aerospace and Security S&T Conference

http://ostaustria.org/images/Events/WKO%20OSTA%20ST%20Conference/10_Web_Salmans_Gary_CWP.pdfOn March 17, Advantage Austria, OSTA Washington and the Austrian Defense Cooperation Office hosted the 2015 U.S.-Austria Aerospace and Security S&T Conference. 

The conference's aim was to promote the cooperation between Austria and the USA in the realm of aeronautics and security.  Both companies and research institutions as well as government representatives from both countries discussed potential synergies in various fruitful panels. 

A number of renowned Austrian and US companies participated, as did the Technical University of Vienna and the Austrian Institute of Technology.

Please find enclosed the PowerPoint presentations, which were showcased to the defense, and aeronautic stakeholders attending the conference at the Embassy of Austria.

PowerPoint Presentations 

- Dr. Walter Koran, Advantage Austria -

- Mr. Michael Friedl, Advantage Austria -

- Mr. Early Wyatt, Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense, Emerging Capability & Prototyping - 

- Dr. Jennifer Ricklin, Director of Homeland Security, Advanced Research Projects Agency -

- BG Michael Janisch, Armaments and Defense Technology Agency, Austrian Ministry of Defense - 

- Mr. Helmut Leopold, Head of Safety & Security Department, Austrian Institute of Technology -

- Ingrid Kernstock, TAKE OFF Aeronautics Research and Technology Program, Austrian Federal Ministry for Transport, Innovation, and Technology - 

- BG Dr. Simon P. Worden, USAF (Ret.), Center Director, NASA Ames Research Center -

- Dr. Walter F. Jones, Executive Director, Office of Naval Research - 

- Mr. Jeffrey Stanley, Associate Deputy Assistant Secretary of the Air Force for Science, Technology, and Engineering, Office of the Assistant Secretary of the Air Force for  Acquisition -

-  Col Scott T. Wallace, USAF, Director, OSD Comparative Technology Office

- Col Gary Salmans, USAF, Program Manager, Coalition Warfare Program -

- Ms. Patricia Foley, Senior Procurement Analyst, OUSD(AT&L)/Defense Procurement and Acquisition Policy -

- Mr. Dieter Eier, Vice President Business Development, Frequentis USA Inc - 

- Mr. Chris Gehler, Director, Global Business Development, Advanced Tiltrotor Systems, Bell Helicopter - 

Note of interest to stakeholders in the security research realm:

Established in 2005 by the Austrian Federal Ministry for Transport, Innovation and Technology; KIRAS was the first national security research programme within the EU. For more information visit www.kiras.at