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

Monday, 8 September 2014
1800 – 2100 Icebreaker TBD
Tuesday, 9 September 2013
0800 – 0810 Admin Remarks Marshall Auditorium, MWH, FBGA
0810 – 0830 Historical Primer: WWII Marshall Auditorium, MWH, FBGA
0830 – 0900 MCoE CDR: TBD Marshall Auditorium, MWH, FBGA
0900 – 0935 TRADOC CDR: TBD Marshall Auditorium, MWH, FBGA
0935 – 1010 FORSCOM CDR: TBD Marshall Auditorium, MWH, FBGA
1010 – 1025 Break Marshall Auditorium, MWH, FBGA
1025 – 1105 Infantry Commandant Force Update Marshall Auditorium, MWH, FBGA
1105 – 1145 Armor Commandant Force Update Marshall Auditorium, MWH, FBGA
1145 – 1300 Lunch Snack Bar/Local Area
Infantry Senior Leader Discussion Fenty Room, MWH, FBGA
Armor Senior Leader Discussion Cooke Conf Room, MWH, FBGA
1300 – 1450 Panel: Integrated Weapons Strategy Marshall Auditorium, MWH, FBGA
1450 – 1500 Break Marshall Auditorium, MWH, FBGA
1500 – 1700 Panel: Stabilized Gunnery Strategy Derby Auditorium, MWH, FBGA
Panel: Un-stabilized Gunnery Strategy Marshall Auditorium, MWH, FBGA
1645 – 1900 Dinner Individual Selection
1900 – 2100 Outbrief Preparation: Integrated Weapon Strategy Fenty Room, MWH, FBGA
Outbrief Preparation: Stab Gunnery Strategy Derby Auditorium, MWH, FBGA
Outbrief Preparation: Un-stab Gunnery Strategy W108 Room, MWH, FBGA
Panel Preparation: BCT Modernization & TCM Update E106 Room, MWH, FBGA
Panel Preparation: RAF LL/Implications for LD W105 Room, MWH, FBGA
Panel Preparation: MLDS 2.0 & MSSP E108 Room, MWH, FBGA
Wednesday, 10 September 2013
0800 – 0810 Admin Remarks Marshall Auditorium, MWH, FBGA
0810 – 0830 Historical Primer: Korean War Marshall Auditorium, MWH, FBGA
0830 – 0920 USARAF CDR: Understanding Regional Alignment Marshall Auditorium, MWH, FBGA
0920 – 1000 1ID CDR: Optimizing Regional Alignment Marshall Auditorium, MWH, FBGA
1000 – 1015 Break Marshall Auditorium, MWH, FBGA
1015 – 1055 First Army CDR: Bold Shift Marshall Auditorium, MWH, FBGA
1055 – 1145 Australian VIP: Bde Restructure and its impact on Combat Effectiveness Marshall Auditorium, MWH, FBGA
1145 – 1300 Lunch Snack Bar/Local Area
MCoE GO/SES/Senior Enlisted Luncheon Fenty Room, MWH, FBGA
1300 – 1450 Panel: BCT Modernization & TCM Updates Marshall Auditorium, MWH, FBGA
1450 – 1510 Break Marshall Auditorium, MWH, FBGA
1510 – 1700 Panel: Regional Alignment Forces Lessons Learned/Implications for Leader Development Marshall Auditorium, MWH, FBGA
Panel: MLDS 2.0 & MSSP Derby Auditorium, MWH, FBGA
1700 – 1900 Dinner Individual Selection
1900 – 2100 Outbrief Preparation: BCT Modernization & TCM Update Fenty Room, MWH, FBGA
Outbrief Preparation: RAF LL/Implications for for LD W108 Room, MWH, FBGA
Outbrief Preparation: MLDS 2.0 & MSSP Derby Room, MWH, FBGA
Panel Preparation: BCT Doctrine Update E106 Room, MWH, FBGA
Panel Preparation: Cavalry Squadron Update W105 Room, MWH, FBGA
Panel Preparation: SFDF & TCM Update E108 Room, MWH, FBGA
Thursday, 11 September 2013
0800 – 0810 Admin Remarks Marshall Auditorium, MWH, FBGA
0810 – 0825 9/11 Observance Marshall Auditorium, MWH, FBGA
0825 – 0840 Historical Primer: Vietnam War Marshall Auditorium, MWH, FBGA
0840 – 0920 USACYBER CDR: Tactical Cyber Operations Marshall Auditorium, MWH, FBGA
0920 – 1000 JIEDDO: Institutional CIED Lessons Marshall Auditorium, MWH, FBGA
1000 – 1015 Break Marshall Auditorium, MWH, FBGA
1015 – 1100 TBD: SOF/CF Integration and Opportunities Marshall Auditorium, MWH, FBGA
1100 – 1145 French VIP: Operations in Mali Marshall Auditorium, MWH, FBGA
1145 – 1300 Lunch Snack Bar/Local Area
1300 – 1450 Panel: BCT Doctrine Update Marshall Auditorium, MWH, FBGA
1450 – 1510 Break Marshall Auditorium, MWH, FBGA
1510 – 1700 Panel: Cavalry Squadron Update Derby Auditorium, MWH, FBGA
Panel: Squad: Foundation of the Decisive Force & TCM Update Marshall Auditorium, MWH, FBGA
Friday, 12 September 2013
0900 – 1000 OSUT Grad/Inouye Field Dedication NIM
TBD Lunch NIM
1300 – 1305 Admin Remarks Fenty room, MWH, FBGA
1305 – 1320 Integrated Weapons Strategy Fenty room, MWH, FBGA
1320 – 1335 Stabilized Gunnery Strategy Fenty room, MWH, FBGA
1335 – 1350 Un-stabilized Gunnery Strategy Fenty room, MWH, FBGA
1350 – 1405 BCT Modernization & TCM Updates Fenty room, MWH, FBGA
1405 – 1420 Break Fenty room, MWH, FBGA
1420 – 1435 Regional Aligned Forces LL/Implications for LD Fenty room, MWH, FBGA
1435 – 1450 MLDS 2.0 & SSP Fenty room, MWH, FBGA
1450 – 1505 BCT Doctrine Fenty room, MWH, FBGA
1505 – 1520 Cavalry Squadron Update Fenty room, MWH, FBGA
1520 – 1535 Break Fenty room, MWH, FBGA
1535 – 1550 Squad Foundation of the Decisive Force Fenty room, MWH, FBGA
1600 – 1615 CG Closing Remarks Fenty room, MWH, FBGA


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 SGT Grant.

  • 706-545-7112 | DSN 835-7112