U.S. NAVY DIRECTOR FOR SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY TO DELIVER EAAW VII KEYNOTE ADDRESS

Glen Sturtevant, Director for Science and Technology, assigned to the United States Navy Department’s Program Executive Office for Ships in Washington D.C. will deliver the keynote address at the 7th Engine As A Weapon International Symposium (EAAW VII) which takes place in Bristol, UK on Tuesday 20 and Wednesday 21 June.

Organised by FIGS Events Limited on behalf of the Institute of Marine Engineering, Science and Technology (IMarEST) the two-day event being held at No.1 Brunel Square in Bristol, explores the reality of fully integrated engineering systems and equipment, and will discuss the merits and challenges of delivering combat power at sea. Babcock International Group, BMT Defence Services and BAE Systems are its major sponsors.

“We look forward to welcoming Glen Sturtevant back to EAAW VII, a huge supporter of the EAAW Symposia series, his keynote address will be keenly awaited by all participants at this significant international event for the marine and combat systems communities,” says Cdr Ian Hassall RN, EAAW VII Symposium Chairman. “His address will certainly get the Symposium off to a flying start and result in stimulating discussion on the opening morning.

“As Chief Technology Officer, his duties include senior advisor to the PEO and NAVSEA’s Deputy Commander for Surface Warfare for National Shipbuilding Research Program, Flexible Ships, Arctic Operations, Energy Security, Acquisition Research at the Naval Postgraduate School Small Business Innovation Research Program, Allied Navy collaboration, the Ship Design & Analysis Tools Strategic Sealift R&D and Unmanned Systems-Ship Integration.

“Mr Sturtevant is a member of the American Society of Naval Engineers Programs Committee, World Scientific Engineering Academy and Society, Surface Navy Association, American Management Association, Navy League of the United States, National Defense Industrial Association, and has served on the Association of Scientists and Engineers Professional Development Committee and as Chair of the Science and Education Committee. He is a Project Management Institute certified Project Management Professional and is a certified Defense Acquisition Corps Professional in Program Management and Systems Engineering. Mr Sturtevant has received the Association of Scientists and Engineers Professional Achievement Award, Office of the Secretary of Defense’s Aegis Cruiser Reduced Total Ownership Cost Award, the individual Aegis Excellence Award and is a member of the Pi Alpha Alpha National Honor Society.

“He has also provided professional consultation to multiple allied Navies, and written numerous technical papers. It goes without saying that our delegates can undoubtedly expect a thought provoking and inspiring address at our Combat Power at Sea-themed EAAW VII” adds Cdr Hassall.


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