The agenda for the 2014 Maneuver Conference is currently being developed and is subject to change.

Monday, 8 September 2014
0900 NIA Golf Scramble TBD
1800 - 2100 Icebreaker Benning Club, FBGA
Tuesday, 9 September 2014
TBD TBD TBD
1145 – 1300 Lunch Snack Bar/Local Area
Infantry Senior Leader Discussion Fenty Room, MWH, FBGA
Armor Senior Leader Discussion Cooke Conf Room, MWH, FBGA
1830 – 2100 Maneuver Dinner National Infantry Museum, FBGA
Wednesday, 10 September 2014
TBD TBD TBD
1145 – 1300 Lunch Snack Bar/Local Area
1830 – 2030 No-Host Social Benning Club, FBGA
Thursday, 11 September 2014
TBD TBD TBD
1830 – 2100 Grill Your Own Steak Night Pool Side, Benning Club, FBGA
Friday, 12 September 2014
TBD TBD TBD


ATZB-IM

26 June 2014

MEMORANDUM of INSTRUCTION

SUBJECT: Maneuver Conference “Virtual” Attendance Procedures

  1. Purpose. To outline effective operating procedures for the 2014 Maneuver Conference "virtual" attendees enabling maximum participation and user satisfaction using Defense Connect Online (DCO), 9-12 September 2014 at the McGinnis-Wickam Hall, Fort Benning, Georgia.
  2. All seminar virtual attendees must adhere to the procedures outlined in this memorandum to facilitate the effective collaborative transfer of information presented in unclassified mediums for the duration of the Maneuver Conference.
  3. Recommend ALL virtual attendees have an active account with Defense Connect Online in order to view seminar briefings in real-time. A short tutorial for users without existing DCO accounts can be found at https://www.dco.dod.mil/ (AKO Login Required).
  4. NOTE: If using Internet Explorer (IE), or Mozilla Firefox you receive the following message: "cannot connect to IE" or you receive an Adobe Flash Player error, you will need to run a "Test Meeting Connectivity."
    1. Go to https://connect.dco.dod.mil/common/help/en/support/meeting_test.htm (Connectivity test should begin automatically and should only take approximately a Minute to complete.)
    2. If you need to add the Adobe Connect Add-In follow the online instructions for installing Adobe Connect Add-In and it will install.
    3. Click "Test Again" button and connectivity test should be successful.
    4. If you are still having issues please call Ms. Rhonda Cole at 706.580.2139.
  5. Maneuver Conference DCO Operating Procedures:
    1. Users should logon with DCO account credentials or as a “Guest” (Please provide RANK and NAME) and users will be approved entrance into the room by an administrator.
    2. Video and microphone functions inside the DCO room will be disabled by the room administrator. All user interfaces will be limited to the chat function. Chat comments MUST be limited to questions regarding seminar subject material or to report technical difficulty. The sheer number of virtual attendees will not allow for personal chat between users while monitoring the seminar presentations.
    3. Questions are welcomed and encouraged during scheduled seminar topics of discussion. Queries through the chat function must include the user’s NAME, RANK, UNIT, LOCATION and email address to ensure effective answers are provided.
  6. DDCO Brief Schedule will be hosted from 0800-1630 (Eastern Standard Time) using the following NIPR DCO link https://connect.dco.dod.mil/maneuverconference2014/. Simply click on the link, and logon using your DCO credentials.
  7. POCs for this memorandum are Ms. Rhonda G. Cole, rhonda.g.cole2.civ@mail.mil, 706.580.2139 or Mr. Rich Ito, richard.i.ito.civ@mail.mil.

For information related to the Maneuver Warfighter Conference.
Hours of Operations M-F 0800-1700 EST

Directions from Atlanta

  • Take I-85 South from Atlanta, Georgia
  • Take I-185 South to Columbus
  • McGinnis-Wickam Hall and Marshall Auditorium.
  • Enter Fort Benning on I-185 south, and continue straight until it becomes Dixie Road on Main Post.
  • Turn right onto Edwards Street, then left on Eckel Avenue.
  • McGinnis-Wickam Hall will be on your right, with parking on the east and west.
  • Marshall Auditorium is on the first floor at the center of the building, just beyond the main entrance facing Eckel Avenue.

For information related to VIP lodging contact Crystal Hymes.

  • 706-545-4025 | DSN 835-4025