Sen. Joni Ernst
Armed Services Committee, Member
Topic: National concern.
Speakers and Presenters
Dr. Karim Malek
University of Iowa Technology Institute, Director
Virtual Soldier Research Program, Director
Topic: Opening remarks and Overview of Santos and how it can help improve design and test of female body armor.
University of Iowa, President
Topic: Welcome to the University of Iowa.
MG Stewart Wallace (Ret)
University of Iowa Technology Institute, Military Adviser
Topic: Introduction of Synthetic Training Environment Cross-Function Team (STE CFT).
U.S. Army Combat Capabilities Development Command Soldier Center (CCDC SC), Director
LTC Stephen Miller
U.S. Army Protective Equipment Office (PEO) Soldier, Product Manager
CCDC SC, Soldier Performance Optimization Directorate, Physical Performance Branch
Topic: U.S. Army Soldier Center and soldier protective equipment briefing.
University of Iowa College of Engineering, Dean
Topic: Vision for the College of Engineering.
University of Iowa, Interim Executive Vice President and Provost
Virtual Soldier Research Program, Collaborator
Topic: Overview of Santos and how it can help improve design and test of female body armor.
U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) National Urban Security Technology Laboratory (NUSTL) System Assessment and Validation for Emergency Responders (SAVER), Program Analyst
Topic: DHS NUSTL SAVER research on female personal protective equipment (PPE).
Synthetic Training Environment (STE) Cross Functional Team Science & Technology Division, Director
Topic: STE technology integration.
LTC Rickardo Christopher
Program Executive Office for Simulation, Training and Instrumentation (PEO STRI)
Dr. Jerry Higman
Product Office Medical Simulation, Program Manager
Topic: Female trauma manikins.
LTC Glenn Hodges
Naval Postgraduate School, MOVES Institute
CDR Justin Davis
Naval Special Warfare (NSW)
RAND Corp., Senior Political Scientist
Topic: Human behavior representation in modeling and simulation for U.S. Department of Defense.
Titus Human Performance
Titus Human Performance
Topic: Secure data management system enabling PII to inform digital twins.
Hardwire, LLC, Founder
Topic: Body armor industry and female PPE.
BG Pete Palmer (Ret)
National Defense Industrial Association Human Systems Division, Vice Chair
Topic: Human Readiness Levels (HRLs) as the new Technology Readiness Levels (TRLs).
Dr. David Metcalf
Mixed Emerging Technology Integration Lab (METIL), Director
Institute for Simulation and Training (IST), University of Central Florida (UCF)
Topic: Avatars and virtual humans at UCF IST
Conflict Kinetics, Executive Vice President
Topics: Realistic training to optimize performance with new equipment.
Dr. Dinesh Pai
University of British Colombia
Topic: Virtual fit testing of female body armor using soft avatars.
Gneiss Concept, Founder
3D Body Processing at IEEE Standards Association, Co-Chair
Topic: 3D body image processing update from industry.