2016 CTMA Annual Partners and Integrated Project Meeting

 

CTMA Annual Partners and Integrated Project Meeting

10-12 May, 2016
Lockheed Martin’s Center for Innovation “The Lighthouse” 
Suffolk, VA

Event Overview

Join us for the 2016 CTMA Annual Partners and Integrated Project Meeting, 10-12 May 2016 in Suffolk, VA at the Lockheed Martin Center for Innovation known as “The Lighthouse.” This year’s event, themed “Streamlined Innovation”, will feature interactive Maintenance Focus Technology Panels as well as multiple Tracks offered on predictive analytics, electronic maintenance, model-based definition, expeditionary maintenance, and much more. Your ideas, thoughts and enthusiasm will drive the next generation of maintenance innovation and enable improved readiness.

The Center for Innovation is uniquely configured to optimize its technical infrastructure to create a powerful collaborative environment to deliver innovation solutions to their customer’s most challenging problems. It is the perfect location for this year’s CTMA event.


Agenda

 

Tuesday, 10 May 2016

1200 – 1400 Set up Tabletop Displays
1400 – 1600 NCMS Workshop: Why You Should Engage with CTMA. abstrat

 

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Wednesday, 11 May 2016

0700 – 0800 Continental Breakfast
0800 – 0830 Opening Introductions
0830 – 0915 Keynote Speaker: Steven Morani, SES U.S. Air Force AF-A4
0915 – 0930 Break
0930 – 1030 Maintenance and Sustainment Panel (JTEG) abstract
1030 – 1200 Track A

1200 – 1300 Lunch
1300 – 1400 Maintenance Focus Technology Panel (Electronic Maintenance) abstract
1400 – 1530 Track B

1530 – 1630 Maintenance Focus Technology Panel (Corrosion) abstract
1630 – 1700 Closing Remarks/Wrap-up
1730 – 1900 Evening Tabletop Displays & Networking Reception

 

Thursday, 12 May 2016

0700 – 0800 Continental Breakfast
0800 – 0830 CTMA Value Proposition and Execution Mechanics
0830 – 0930 Maintenance Focus Technology Panel (Energy) abstract
0930 – 0945 Break
0945 – 1115 Track C

1115 – 1215 Maintenance Focus Technology Panel (CBM+) abstract
1215 – 1315 Lunch
1315 – 1415 Maintenance Focus Technology Panel (Additive/Digital Thread) abstract
1415 – 1430 Break
1430 – 1630 CTMA Technology Competition Competition Info
1630 – 1700 Closing Remarks/Wrap-up
1700  Teardown/Pack Tabletop Displays
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NCMS Workshop: Why You Should Engage with CTMA.

The Commercial Technologies for Maintenance Activities (CTMA) Program is an NCMS OSD partnership that focuses on transitioning commercial technologies to the DoD maintenance and sustainment communities.

The attendees of this workshop will gain complete insight into the CTMA Program, experience, and understand the benefits of participating and/or sponsoring a CTMA initiative.  Industry, government and academia will obtain a thorough comprehension of the CTMA process from project formation through closeout.  The workshop will focus on areas pertinent to project management, accounting and contractual issues.

Speakers:
Debbie Lilu, CTMA Director – overview and Introduction
Bill Chenevert, Sr. Program Manager – program management and project formation
Lori Hartung, Grant/Proposal Manager – financial and cost share reporting
Tracy Briggs, Contract Specialist – collaboration agreement and intellectual property protection


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Maintenance Focus Technology Panel (JTEG)

Department of Defense (DoD) depot maintenance activities are constantly seeking new and innovative ways to improve their efficiency and effectiveness. The identification and insertion of new technologies is a critical component of achieving successful improvements in maintenance operations. The Services utilize various DoD and Service level technology programs, such as the CTMA program, to demonstrate and transition new technologies. The JTEG, composed of members from all the military Services and OSD, was created to better leverage technology improvements in DoD maintenance through the collaboration of the Services, Joint Staff, OSD, and industry. JTEG serves as a forum for the exchange of information on new technology, processes, and equipment developments and is a strong advocate for new technology with cross-service potential.

The panel will highlight the JTEG objectives and recent activities, while the Service representatives will present key technology insertion actions they are conducting as well as review their overall technology needs with respect to maintaining and upgrading depot maintenance capabilities.

Moderator:
Greg Kilchenstein, OSD (MPP)

Panel Members:
LtCol Randall Ackerman, J-4 Maintenance
Kurt Doehnert, U.S. Navy NAVSEA
Luke Burke, U.S. Air Force AFSC/A4 (invited)
Gary Wright, U.S. Air Force AFSC/A4 (invited)
Greg Russell, U.S. Marine Corps
Bruce Wilhelm, U.S. Navy NAVAIR (invited)
Eric Hoover, U.S. Army
Robert Kestler, NAVAIR


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Track A-1 Predictive Analytics

Predicting Failures in the Navy Surface Fleet: The Opportunity Ahead
Commercial predictive analytics tools can provide highly advanced warning of equipment and performance issues with the Navy’s surface fleet. This presentation discusses progress thus far in a collaborative pilot with the Navy and work that remains to be done.
Presenter:
Todd Stiefler, GE Digital

 

Achieving Operational Excellence through Analytics
Leveraging data analytics to predict asset failures to improve asset availability and reduce maintenance costs. Predictive analytics industry best practices and use cases.
Presenter:
Bryan Saunders, SAS

 

Voice-Directed Inspection and Maintenance System

A recent finalist at the Defense Maintenance Symposium, Honeywell Scanning and Mobility will present a new “hands-free, eyes-free” technology to assist the technician in data capture of critical inspection results. A demonstration project is in the forming stage at Warner Robins for the C5 platform using the new Honeywell S&PS VIMS system.
Presenter:
Matt Nichols, Honeywell Maintenance and Inspection Group


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Track A-2 Electronic Maintenance

Goal-Driven Condition-Based Predictive Maintenance (GCPM)
Predicting C-130 repairs based upon abnormality detections in AIRCAT and DFDR data and reducing cost of VDATS calibration by detecting which calibration is required versus the fixed time cycle currently used.
Presenter:
Dr. Christopher Bowman, Data Fusion and Neural Network

 

NightHawk™ ETRS Enhanced Test Program Development Platform for Circuit Card Assemblies
NightHawk/ETRS employs advanced algorithms to detect otherwise undetected, “Soft Faults” in the system. This solution is being applied to Air Force applications where the average age of aircraft exceeds 23 years, and existing TPS are in need of the enhancements provided by Ridgetop’s solution.
Presenter:
Douglas Goodman, Ridgetop Group

 

Line Replaceable Unit (LRU) Health Assessment and Multi-Sensor Black Box Assessment Capability
Will describe the development of the capability including the integration of four successful orthogonal Small Business Innovation Research sustainment technologies that have been selected for three independent Rapid Innovation Fund awards into a single cohesive system for the benefit of the Air Force Sustainment Center.
Presenter:
Walter Keller, Nokomis

 


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Track A-3 PLM Solutions

Product Lifecycle Management for Aircraft Sustainment and Support for Fleet Readiness Centers
By implementing a PLM system, organizations can increase accessibility of accurate, timely, and reusable data through the supply chain. Process efficiency increases and re-use of product development data reducing costs.
Presenter:
Aaron Johns, Siemens PLM and Angela Padgett, FRC East

 

Model-Based Mashups: New Modes for Communication and Collaboration in the Enterprise
Anark Core taps into enterprise repositories to harvest master data that can be combined into “fit for purpose” PDF documents and HTML applications. New technologies enable unprecedented access to 3D engineering and manufacturing master data via web-browsers and mobile devices.
Presenter:
James Martin, Anark Corporation

 

Advanced Lithium Battery Technology Demonstration for Forklift Trucks
A trial comparison between traditional lead-acid powered forklift trucks against lithium powered forklifts is beginning to compare operation costs and productivity improvements.
Presenter:
Milos Ovan, Navitas Systems, LLC

 

 


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Maintenance Focus Technology Panel (Electronic Maintenance)

The Department of Defense (DoD) experiences a $2 billion annual impact due to removal and replacement of Line Replaceable Units (LRUs)/Weapon Replaceable Assemblies (WRAs) which subsequently test No Fault Found (NFF) during depot testing, and are turned right back around to the field. Visual inspection is ineffective in detecting the intermittent faults (IFs), the root cause of this high NFF rate. Military weapon system verification and validation results indicate three out of four aircraft in a mission-ready status contain electrical interconnect issues.

A modern avionics system has thousands of internal and external circuit paths. These systems are subject to hostile operating environments and will likely fail intermittently long before they fail permanently. Intermittent faults occur randomly in time, place, amplitude and duration. Electromechanical devices go into a long and frustrating period of low-level intermittency as their mechanical tolerances change. Even a single undetected and hence unrepaired circuit in an electronic box may cause random malfunction. It is vital that all intermittent circuits present in these boxes be detected, isolated and repaired. With the proper test equipment, it is now possible to detect and repair these intermittent circuits.

Panel focus areas:

  • Needs for wiring and LRU/WRA circuit path testing and variety of approaches and the technologies they are pursuing to meet their requirements.
  • Technologies to benefit the maintenance spectrum of electrical and avionics components and wiring across the DoD enterprise.
  • Will explore a top level view of NFF requirements, challenges, methodology, and gaps to implement a technology roadmap across the Services to support DoD maintenance and sustainment goals and objectives.

Moderator:
Feraidoon (Frank) Zahiri, U.S. Air Force AFMC AFSC/ENRB

Panel Members:
Lester Stone, U.S. Air Force, OO-ALC 523 EMXS/CL
Ken Anderson, Universal Synaptics
Brett Gardner, U.S. Navy FRC Southwest
Dr. Russ Shannon, NAVAIR Lakehurst


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Track B-1 Logistics IT

Joint Enterprise Data Interoperability (JEDI) – Enabling the JLEnt!
JEDI is a philosophy to minimize costs by maximizing efficiencies through data (maintenance, fiscal, supply, etc.) interoperability across the JLEnt at the Strategic/Opera-tional/Tactical level. SORT & JMDEI, are examples of “bottom up” approaches that leverage the CTMA model to realize JLEnt.
Presenter:
LtCol Randall Ackerman, U.S. Air Force and Bill Black, Troika Solutions
Platform as a Service: Doing More with Less
PaaS increases operational effectiveness of legacy systems while reducing portfolio costs. Findings confirm significant operations and sustainment costs savings while increasing portfolio effectiveness and decreasing user requirements to “swivel chair”.
Presenter:
Kevin Clyde, Troika Solutions
Claxton Logistics in support of USMC HQ I&L
U.S. Marine Corps (TIER I & II) Expeditionary Fluid Analysis Capability (EFAC) strategy and overview at Camp Lejeune, North Carolina
Presenter:
Mike Bean, Claxton Logistics

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Track B-2 Energy/Alternative Fuel

Vehicle Telematics and Fuel Management – The Missing Link
Syntech’s telematics solution provides fleet managers with vehicle diagnostic data and driver habits, as well as dash odometer readings all while ensuring your fueling transactions are secure and accurate. EO – 13693 Compliant
Presenter:
Chris Self, Syntech
Why Propane AutoGas?
This discussion will cover three alternative fuel systems, as well as fleet success stories on these systems. Benefits to both government and industry will be highlighted and future R&D systems and technologies will be discussed.
Presenter:
Mark Denton, Blossman Gas, Inc.
Net Zero Energy Cost
Reducing the use of non-renewable energy aboard Marine Corps Logistics Base Albany will be presented.
Presenter:
Greg Russell, U.S. Marine Corps Albany

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Track B-3 Software Tools

USMC Logistics AIS Modernization – Pulling the ERP from the Jaws of Failure
Modernization of the Marine Corps ERP and Log IT Portfolio with Platform as a Service (PaaS) strategy and technology.
Presenter:
Dave Cooper, Anglicotech
Using Software for Ship Maintenance
Presentation will share the tools that the Surface Ship Sustainment and Support organization of General Dynamics Mission Systems uses to understand, plan execute, complete and report maintenance actions.
Presenter:
Lance Anderson, General Dynamics Mission Systems
Evaluating the Mission Analysis Readiness Resource Synchronization Application
The Mission Analysis Readiness Resource Synchronization (MARRS) Application is an automated software application using performance-based business processes to align the best fit for each specific mission and training requirement achieving cost savings and improved readiness.
Presenter:
Matthew Halder, MKGCS

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Maintenance Focus Technology Panel (Corrosion)

The Department of Defense (DoD) estimates that corrosion costs the department over $20 billion each year. That represents approximately one quarter of the $80 billion in annual expenses to maintain its ships, aircraft, strategic missiles, and ground combat and tactical vehicles. In another study, it is estimated that 30% of corrosion related costs could be avoided through proper investment in prevention and mitigation of corrosion through design, manufacture and sustainment actions. Corrosion also reduces weapon system availability with preventive and corrective maintenance actions resulting in hundreds of thousands of non-mission capable hours for DoD aircraft alone.

Corrosion is more than just “rust.” Public law (10 USC 2228) defines corrosion as “the deterioration of a material or its properties due to a reaction of that material with its chemical environment.” While this definition includes rusting of steel and classical electrochemical destruction of metal alloys, it also includes environmental degradation of composites, plastics, fabrics, concrete, etc. DoD operates complex systems in severe environments and must be able to efficiently and economically protect them from the effects of corrosion.

This panel, chaired by the OSD Corrosion Office, will focus on corrosion mitigation efforts in each Military Department including a fully interactive discussion of how technology is integrated into OSD and Military Department-level strategies to reduce the impact of corrosion on DoD assets. Further, recent technology successes and new technology needs will be highlighted by panel members.

Moderator:
Richard Hays, OSD Corrosion Policy and Oversight

Panel Members:
Dr. Roger Hamerlinck, U.S. Army CCPE
Matthew Koch, U.S. Navy CCPE
Jeff Nusser, U.S. Air Force CCPE


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Maintenance Focus Technology Panel (energy)

Energy has long been a fundamental enabler of military operations. Operation tempo can often be affected by energy as it enables movement, speed, endurance, time on station, and range by joint forces in the air, on land, and at sea.

Currently there are numerous public organizations and private companies that are experiencing significant financial and environmental benefits through the use of alternative fuels in their vehicle fleets. Many countries in Europe, Asia, and Australia have been utilizing alternative fuels for a number of years due to the monetary and environmental benefits of these fuels as compared to traditional fuels such as gasoline and diesel fuel. This in turn has facilitated advancements in alternative fuels technology to the point where alternative fuels are now a more viable option compared to traditional fuels.

This panel will focus on alternative fuels sources and technologies to improve sustainment and the maintenance of different weapons platforms and vehicles. With the current emphasis of DoD energy efforts, identifying alternatives and new technology, there is a unique opportunity to evaluate existing alternative fuels and new technology to find the best options for future evaluation and potential integration into DoD vehicle fleets. We will discuss alternative fuels such as propane and technologies such as Automotive Information Modules (AIM). The reduction in fuels, logistics, finances and the environmental footprint by providing multiple sources of highly accurate data capture with a means to share these data vertically, securely and in real-time will prove very effective.

Please join the panel as we discuss how to diversify and expand energy supplies and resources within the DoD maintenance and sustainment community.

Moderator:
Joe Randall, Lockheed Martin

Panel Members:
Barry Smallwood, U.S. Marine Corps
Milos Ovan, Navitas Systems LLC
Dawn White, Accio Energy
Greg Russell, U.S. Marine Corps Albany


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Track C-1 Expeditionary Maintenance

Effective Use of Handheld Instrumentation to Achieve Oil Condition Monitoring in the Field
Brief will summarize how determination of a lubricant’s condition has matured, how it is now being applied in multiple DoD organizations, and the substantial cost savings and increased readiness that has been achieved.
Presenter:
Robert (Bob) Yurko, Spectro Scientific
Wireless Control and Command
Improved equipment accountability across the DoD through validation of unit inventories via data mining and data cleansing in the Accountable Property System of Record (APSR).
Presenter:
Mark Stanton, ID Systems

 

Rapid Development and Sustainment Initiative
Sequential approval chains frequently stove-pipe the processes that mature commercial products. The focus on independent programs rather than on commercial “best practices” sequesters innovation to massive investments rather than distributing these costs in increments over time.
Presenter:
Larry Paige, United Global Group, Inc.

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Track C-2 Corrosion/Coatings

Transparent Armor and Safety Glass Delamination and Foreign Object Damage
PPG Aerospace is working with Oakland University to identify causes for multi-ply glass delamination. Investigating materials and manufacturing process parameters and how glass laminate construction and new materials can improve resistance to foreign object damage (also known as rock strike) will be discussed.
Presenter:
Brian Kornish, PPG
Erosion/Corrosion Resistance Coating for Compressor Air Foils Overview
Erosion/corrosion protective coatings for gas turbine engine compressor systems and the impact on military aviation sustainability, performance and affordability
Presenter:
Marcio Duffles, MDS Coating Technologies
Advanced Corrosion System Development
PPG Coatings R&D is working with North Dakota State University to identify new protection layers that are compatible with CARC and industrial topcoats. The project will develop surface pretreatment and primer technologies to optimize CARC compatibility with corrosion protection, chip resistance, and abrasion performance enabling transition of the latest industrial and automotive technology into military use.
Presenter:
Brian Kornish, PPG

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Track C-3 Wiring

Ncompass-Voyager/IFDIS Closing the No-Found Fault Gap
The Ncompass-Voyager has been utilized with tremendous success on U.S. and NATO forces equipment. The Fleet Readiness Center South West, is focused on Maintenance and Aircraft Readiness with their newly installed IFDIS equipment on F/A-18 Generator Convertor Units.
Presenter:
Ken Anderson, Universal Synaptics and Brett Gardner, U.S. Navy – FRC Southwest
AMUET in Commercial Aerospace
Progress of a new multi-functional wiring test set called Advanced Mobile Universal Electrical Tooling (AMUET) will be presented including new applications used in the commercial aircraft industry.
Presenter:
Alain Lussier, Solavitek
Locating Those Gremlins in Electrical Wire Interconnect Systems – They Do Exist!
Discussion of how “soft” electrical failures cause the most pain to maintenance. Impact to safety, mission readiness, and budgets. Real case studies and benefit analysis
Presenter:
Chris Teal, Eclypse

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Maintenance Focus Technology Panel (CBM+)

Controlling maintenance costs is a critical for the Defense Department in today’s budget-constrained environment. With no shortage of demand for military resources and a heavily taxed modernization budget, a mere 1% increase in maintenance efficiency could contribute significantly to beefing up science and technology spending or procuring more combat platforms.
One of the most promising avenues for delivering enhanced maintenance performance is in the area of data analytics, specifically in using data collected by sensors on military assets to predict, and hence avoid, costly failures. Today, all branches of the U.S. Military have fielded “Smart” systems. In order to maintain operational fleet readiness, the inspectors and maintainers of “Smart” combat equipment require advanced intelligent tools with “decision making” capabilities. These intelligent tools must be capable of detecting faults and anomalies normally not detected by an inspector or maintainer.

To date, despite a myriad of major Service-sponsored maintenance initiatives focused on improving maintenance automation and readiness for tactical vehicle fleets, aircraft, vessels and combat vehicles, very little has changed regarding the business process associated with maintaining, managing and improving operational readiness of the combat fleet. Typically, the on-going practice of over-maintaining these combat assets occur because maintenance schedules are based on straight calendar time or on hour meters that imprecisely reflect key time and/or seat time, rather than on actual motion time when most wear and tear actually occurs.

This panel of experts will brief issues resulting from the current practice of utilizing Planned Maintenance Systems and discuss the numerous solutions available by implementing technology associated with Condition Based Maintenance (CBM).

Moderator:
RADM J. Clarke Orzalli (ret), Dassault Systems Government Solutions

Panel members:
Todd Stiefler, GE Digital
Joel C. Battistoni, PORTAC Consulting, LLC
Dwayne Cole, U.S. Navy NAVAIR
Michael Ryan, U.S. Marine Corps HQ I&L LPC-1


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Maintenance Focus Technology Panel (additive/digital thread)

The Department of Defense (DoD) Additive Manufacturing for Maintenance Operations Working Group (AMMO WG) is chartered to develop an integrated DoD strategic vision and facilitate collaborative tactical implementation of Additive Manufacturing (AM) technology in support of DoD’s global weapon system maintenance enterprise. The AMMO WG activity is supporting the Office of the Secretary of Defense (OSD) guidance in the following focus areas:

    1. 1) Increase the development and integration of AM
    1. 2) Improve our ability for qualification and certification
    1. 3) Standardize a digital framework
    1. 4) Develop a Department of Navy (DON) digital manufacturing grid
    1. 5) Formalize AM education and training
    1. 6) Sustainment Business Model Wargame Working Group with the adoption of AM capabilities for sustainment.

The digital thread is changing industries around the world. Digital technology is being used to more efficiently identify customer needs, reduce costs, and improve the quality of products and services. The greatest impact in manufacturing can only be realized when design and manufacturing are seamlessly integrated using digital technology. DoD is looking at ways to improve Advanced Manufacturing Interoperability & Digital Data Standards Assessment by conducting a study to examine processes for developing and sharing 3D digital data files to identify best-in-class digital file architectures that support collaboration and interoperability between DoD and commercial industry. The panel will examine data requirements, product lifecycle management suites and interoperability necessary to enable recommendation of one or more standards to achieve enterprise wide advanced manufacturing between industry and DoD.

Moderator:
Steven Morani, SES, U.S. Air Force

Panel Members:
Kyle Hendrick, DLA
Dr. Marilyn Gaska, Lockheed Martin
Diane Ryan, Siemens PLM
Ben Bouffard, NSWC Carderock

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Tabletop Displays

Tabletop spaces will be available this year, for NCMS members only, during the Evening Tabletop Display and Networking Reception on Wednesday evening. To take advantage of this opportunity, please select the “NCMS Member with Tabletop” option when registering. A maximum of 18 spaces are available and will be taken on a first-come, first-serve basis. Don’t delay!

Schedule

  • Set-up time: 1200 – 1400 on 10 May
  • Tear down: 1700 on 12 May

Details

  • Standard tabletop provided (5′ x 24″)
  • Electricity available (Must bring own electrical cords/power strips)
  • Remove personal valuables each evening

Shipping
If desired, display items can be shipped directly to the Lockheed warehouse prior to the event. Please package items with the following label:

(Company Name)
Suite 105
Lockheed Martin – ATTN Kristopher Valazquez
7021 Harbour View Blvd.
Suffolk, VA 23435

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Advertising

Advertising opportunities are available within the CTMA Magazine. This 50+ page magazine will be distributed at the CTMA Annual Partners Meeting, within the Department of Defense (DoD), The Pentagon, Integrated Project Meetings, and other NCMS and CTMA events throughout the year. New this year is an option to leverage NCMS artistic staff to assist in your advertisements design.

Advertisement size and price

  • Inside Cover/Back Cover (8.5″ x 11″): $2,000
  • Inside Cover/Back Cover (8.5″ x 11″) with art assistance: $3,000
  • Full Page (8.125″ x 11″): $1,000
  • Full Page (8.125″ x 11″) with art assistance: $1,500
  • 1/2 Page – Horizontal (7″ x 4.75″): $500
  • 1/2 Page – Horizontal (7″ x 4.75″) with art assistance: $750
  • Banner Ad – Vertical (2.5″ x 9″): $300
  • Banner Ad – Vertical (2.5″ x 9″) with art assistance: $450
  • 1/4 Page – Vertical (3.375″ x 4.75″): $250
  • 1/4 Page – Vertical (3.375″ x 4.75″) with art assistance: $325

Trim and Color Bleed Instructions
To prevent any unanticipated print results please abide by the following.

  • Keep all text 1/4” from trim on each side
  • Add 1/8” to for full bleed (each side)
  • CMYK format
  • 266 dpi minimum

File Formats

  • Adobe Acrobat 4.0 or higher Adobe PDF setting PDF/X-1a:2001. Include crop marks and bleed
  • Adobe InDesign (.indd): Include all fonts/link images and compress into ZIP folder.
  • Adobe Illustrator (.ai or .eps) is preferred, be sure to embed all images into document.
  • Adobe Photoshop (.eps, .tif or pdf)
  • Note: Do not email files over 10mb

Due Dates:
For companies using the “with art assistance” option please provide all art assets as soon as possible. Ads will be made available for review and need to be approved on March 31st. Companies who are providing their own advertisements need to do so by April 14th.

Contact:
Christopher Fick at christopherf@ncms.org or 734.995.7983 to coordinate delivery of digital imagery or for any questions related to the publishing of the CTMA Program/Agenda.

 

 

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The Lighthouse

Lockheed Martin has helped revolutionize the aerospace industry through unparalleled foresight and a passion for invention.  It was through this same vision that the Center for Innovation was conceptualized, built and staffed to focus on creating a collaborative environment with our customers.  It is that relationship that serves as a crucible for the creative thinking that leads to the development of innovative solutions. Click here to learn more about The Lighthouse.

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Accommodations

NCMS has secured a room block for the CTMA Annual Partners and Integrated Project Meeting at:

  • Courtyard Suffolk Chesapeake  for 89.00 USD  per night
    • 8060 Harbour View Blvd, Suffolk
      757-483-5777
      Adjacent to the Center
  • TownePlace Suites Suffolk Chesapeake  for 89.00 USD  per night
    • 8050 Harbour View Blvd, Suffolk
      757-483-5177
      Adjacent to the Center

This block is held at the government rate and can be booked for nights starting  5/8/16 through 5/14/16.

The last day to take advantage of this opportunity is 4/17/16.

Click here to book your room

 

 

Additional local accommodations can be reserved at any of the following locations:

TownePlace Suites (shown above)
8050 Harbour View Blvd, Suffolk
757-483-5177
Adjacent to the Center

Courtyard by Marriott (shown above)
8060 Harbour View Blvd, Suffolk
757-483-5777
Adjacent to the Center

Hilton Garden Inn
5921 Harbour View Blvd, Suffolk
757-484-9001
1.95 miles from the Center

Hampton Inn & Suites
4449 Peek Trail, Chesapeake
757-465-7000
4 miles from the Center

Comfort Suites Harbour View
5409 Plummer Blvd, Suffolk
757-215-0700
2 miles from the Center

Renaissance Portsmouth Hotel and Conference Center
425 Water St., Portsmouth
757-673-3000
10 miles from the Center

Candlewood Suites
4809 Market Place, Chesapeake
757-405-3030
11.8 miles from the Center

Norfolk Marriott Waterside
235 E. Main St., Norfolk
757-627-4200
12 miles from the Center

Embassy Suites Hotel at Hampton Roads Convention Center
1700 Coliseum Dr., Hampton
757-827-8200
14 miles from the Center

Crown Plaza Hotel
700 Settlers Landing Rd., Hampton
757-727-9700
16 miles from the Center

Newport News Marriott at City Center
740 Town Center Dr., Newport News
757-873-9299
17 miles from the Center

Suffolk Hilton Garden Inn
100 East Constance Rd., Suffolk
757-925-1300
19 miles from the Center
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Directions

Hampton Road Driving Directions

Two options: Across town on I-264 West (drawbridge and a tunnel), or around the South side of town on I-64 (no tunnels though a high-rise bridge). In either case, exit the airport on Norview Ave. http://www.norfolkairport.com Follow signs to I-64 East (toward Virginia Beach, but do not exit on

I-264 East toward Virginia Beach.

Option 1 (generally preferred): Stay on I-64 around the South side, even as it turns toward the West. Merge onto I-664 North. Take Exit 8A, College Drive. (Note: Exit 8B will take you in the wrong direction, but toward an Applebee’s or a Ruby Tuesday). Cross over I-664, past the Marriott hotels, and take the first left onto Harbour View Blvd. The Center for Innovation is the third building on your left, just past a 3-story office building. The Bridgeway Operations Center (BOC) is on your right across Harbor View from the same 3-story office building.

Option 2 (four miles shorter, but much more at risk for traffic back-ups): From I-64 East take I-264 West toward Norfolk. Go past Norfolk, over the Berkley Bridge, through the Downtown tunnel, and past Portsmouth. Stay on I-264 West to the end where it merges with I-664 North. Look for Exit 8A as explained above in Option 1. Note: AM610 on the radio provides traffic advisories.

From Washington DC Area:

Take I-95 South. Near Richmond, join with I-295 South at Exit 84A. Continue on I-295 South for 13 miles to Exit 28A (I-64 East/Norfolk/Virginia Beach). Continue on I-64 East for 63 miles. Bear right at Exit 264 to I-664 South and through the Monitor Merrimac Memorial Bridge Tunnel. Take Exit 8A, College Drive; the first exit across the water. Take the first left onto Harbour View Blvd. The Center for Innovation is the third building on your left, just past a 3-story office building. The Bridgeway Operations Center (BOC) is on your right, across Harbour View from the 3-story building.

From Williamsburg or Newport News Airport:

Join with I-64 East toward Norfolk/Virginia Beach. Bear right at Exit 264 to I-664 South, and through the Monitor Merrimac Memorial Bridge Tunnel. Take Exit 8A, College Drive; the first exit after leaving the bridge tunnel. Take the first left onto Harbour View Blvd. The Center for Innovation is the third building on your left, just past a 3-story office building. The Bridgeway Operations Center (BOC) is on your right, across Harbour View from the 3-story building.

From Portsmouth Area:
Join with I-264 West. Merge onto I-664 North. Take Exit 8A, College Drive. Take the first left onto Harbour View Blvd. The Center for Innovation is on your left; the Bridgeway Operations Center (BOC) is on your right.

Midtown Tunnel Option from Downtown Norfolk:
Join with Brambleton Ave. (US-58/VA-337). Bear right on ramp to US-58 West/Midtown Tunnel Expressway. Proceed through the Midtown Tunnel and take VA-164 West to I-664 North. Take Exit 8A, College Drive. Take first left onto Harbour View Blvd. The Center for Innovation is on your left; the Bridgeway Operations Center (BOC) is on your right.
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Parking

Parking at the Center is on a first come, first served basis with the exception of several reserved parking spaces, which must be pre-arranged with the Center’s Protocol office (757-935-9209). Reserved parking areas are provided to General and Flag Officer/SES level guests. Additional parking is available at the rear of the facility.
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Registration Information

Registration is open for the 2016 CTMA Annual Partners and Integrated Project Meeting.  Please fill out the registration form and complete payment via PayPal.  All Non-Citizens of the United States wishing to attend will be required to complete the Non-Citizen Application along with a standard event registration.
Registration options include: 

  • Government (with .mil email): $0
  • NCMS Member: $350
  • NCMS Member with Tabletop: $400
  • Non-Member: $450

 

 

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Non-Citizen Application

All Non-Citizens of the United States must provide the following information by Friday, April 8 to obtain security clearance for your participation in the event.

All Foreign Nationals will be under escort while at The Lighthouse.
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Virtual Attendance – Cancelled

The CTMA Annual Partners and Integrated Project meeting will not offer a Virtual Attendee option for 2016.

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Contact

For additional information or any questions please contact Debbie Lilu at debral@ncms.org, or Anita Tolen at anitat@ncms.org

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