Department of Defense: Sustainment Series


Examining relevant Issues Facing the Maintenance and Sustainment Communities 

To fill the void of opportunities afforded for collaboration by face-to-face events such as the annual DoD Maintenance Symposium, the Assistant Secretary of Defense for Sustainment, HON Jordan Gillis, is establishing a virtual, quarterly Sustainment Series.  

Join us Dec 7 – 8 for this 2day Series 


December 7, 1:00 – 3:00 PM EST 

The Maintenance Innovation Challenge (MIC) 

Attend the virtual Maintenance Innovation Challenge presentation round as the six finalists present their game-changing technologies. Following all six presentations, take part in the vote for the coveted People’s Choice Award winner.   


Dec 8, 2020 at 11:00 AM EST 

How Many Rubber Gloves do you Actually Have? — Joint Force Logistics Lessons Learned from COVID-19 

Using lessons learned from Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) supply during the COVID-19 pandemic, highlight the necessity for standardizing accountability/asset visibility/data management of common materiel across the Joint Force to enable rapid, decision quality aggregation and informed decision making.    


Dec 8, 2020 at 1:00 PM EST  

The Challenges to Our Organic Industrial Base Mosaic! 

Explore the complexities of ensuring the organic industrial base (OIB) keeps pace with the demands of rapidly evolving high-tech weapon systems and contested battlespace conditions. 


Date(s) - 12/07/2020 - 12/08/2020
All Day