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United States Air Force

Office of Transformational Innovation

 

Director
Mr. Jimmie D. Schuman

       

Deputy Director
Vacant

SAF/AQ OTI STAFF 

Col Jody Merritt -
Projects:  Space Enterprise Consortium (SpEC)

Maj Jake Bowen -
Projects:  Plug-in Electric Vehicles, AQ' Cognitive Computing, Air Force Tech Challenge 

Mr. Dave Morgan -
Projects:  Airworthiness,
Cost Capability Analysis (CCA) - Industry Engagement, Financing for the Future: B-52 Re-EnginingOther Transaction Authority

Mr. Bob Steinhagen -
Projects:  Best PracticesAcquisition Wargaming, Meaningful Discussions, BTCC Services

Vacant -
Projects: 
FMS EfficienciesDigital Wind, IT Business Analytics and Vendor Management, Additive Manufacturing

Vacant -
Projects: 
Open Systems Acquisition, Adaptive Acquisition, Evaluating Value, Legal/Legislative Support, Intellectual Property Forum/Patent Issues, Private Sector Engagement, Commercial Best Practices

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Project Failures

Win(s) of the Week


Electronic Flight Bag PlugTest event was successfully conducted at the Hanscom Collaboration and Innovation Center (HCIC). Event was attended by AFLCMC Commander, Lt. Gen. John Thompson and U.S. Air Force Chief of Staff, Gen. David L. Goldfein on 28 March 2017!
SMC released RFP for Other Transaction Space Enterprise Consortium (SpEC) on 7 June 2017!
Successfully conducted first Acquisition Wargame at Hanscom AFB MA, 26-30 June 2017!
SMC successfully awarded Other Transaction Space Enterprise Consortium (SpEC) on October 2017!

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Events

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  • 28 Jul - DSCA Security Cooperation Industry Group (SCIG) (FMS Efficiencies)
  • 12/13 Aug - CEO-PEO Roundtable
  • 14-16 Sep - AFA Symposium
  • 22 Sep - Acquisition Wargaming RFI responses due
  • 30 Sep - Round 4 of BTCC Initiatives
  • 06 Oct - DoD-Industry Partnership Forum
  • 15/16 Oct - 2015 AIA/NDIA Technical Data Rights Forum & Workshop - Agendas - (FMS Efficiencies)
  • 20 Oct - DSCA SCIG - Agenda  (FMS Efficiencies) 
  • 3 Nov - Dr. Gorguinpour speaking at the National Press Club event Security Innovation Network (SINET) Showcase 2015
  • 18 Nov - Non-DOD Military Aircraft USAF Airworthiness Industry Day Air Force's NDMA Airworthiness (AW) Accreditation Process
  • 4/5 Feb - PEO/CEO Roundtable
  • 24-26 Feb - AFA 2016 Air Warfare Symposium & Technology Exposition 
  • 15 Mar - B-52 Re-engining RFI Responses Due
  • 23 Mar - BTCC Services Forum
  • 13 Apr - Dr. Gorguinpour Speaking at UC Berkeley/UCSF
  • 20 Apr - AIA IP Forum
  • 22 Apr - USAF Innovation Forum (Boston, MA)
  • 10 May - DAU Talk at WPAFB
  • 13 May - Magazine Day
  • 19 May - AFCEA/GMU Symposium
  • 20 May - Col Schuman's Retirement Luncheon
  • 24 May - OTA Training, Warner-Robins AFB
  • 25 May - OTA Training, San Antonio TX
  • 1 Jun - AI Forum, New York
  • 3 Jun - The Evolving Defense/Industry Partnership, D.C.
  • 7 Jun - DSCA SCIG, Rosslyn VA
  • 10 Jun - Defense One Tech Summit, D.C.
  • 16 Jun - NDIA, Advancing National Security Innovation, Boston MA
  • 21 Jun - Grid Edge World Forum, San Jose CA
  • 30 Jun - 2nd Acquisition Innovation Series briefing at Pentagon VA
  • 11 Jul - GreenGov Fleet Dialog, D.C.
  • 12 Jul - Cyber S&T Interchange Group Meeting, Arlington VA
  • 14 Jul - NDU, Exploring Cyberspace through Engaging Thought, D.C.
  • 19 Jul - BENS Workshop, D.C.
  • 22 Jul - Joint Space Cost Council, Falls Church, VA
  • 09 Aug - Energy Exchange "Southern Pilot Panel Discussion", Providence, RI
  • 16-17 Aug - PEO/CEO Roundtable, Andrews AFB MD
  • 18 Aug - Sixth Acquisition Innovation Series Briefing, Pentagon VA
  • 24-26 Aug - Space Contracting Executive Forum, Los Angeles AFB CA
  • 31 Aug - OTI Office Open House, Pentagon VA
  • 07 Sep - NDU OTA Training, Ft McNair DC
  • 07 Sep - Acquisition Innovation Series Briefings VII, Pentagon VA
  • 08 Sep - GreenGov Forum, Washington D.C.
  • 13 Sep - DSCA SCIG, Rosslyn VA
  • 15 Sep - ACT-IAC Cognitive Computing/AI/Machine Learning Working Group
  • 20 Sep - AFA Air, Space & Cyber Conference, BTCC Roundtable, National Harbor MD
  • 27 Sep - Acquisition Innovation Series VII, Part II, Pentagon VA
  • 04 Oct - OTA Training, Los Angeles AFB CA
  • 12 Oct - OTA Presentation at PSC, Arlington VA
  • 17 Oct - AF Innovation Forum with Non-Traditional Companies, San Jose CA
  • 26 Oct - OTA Presentation at AFLCMC Workforce Development, WPAFB OH
  • 2 - 3 Nov - OSD OTA Workshop, Parsippany NJ
  • 13 Dec - NDIA, SAF/AQ-OTI and AFTC sponsored Digital Thread/Digital Twin Concept Workshop, Arlington VA
  • 15 Dec - DSCA SCIG 4Qtr CY2016, Rosslyn VA
  • 12 Jan - Acquisition Innovation Series Briefings VIII, Special Guest Speaker Honorable Mr. Robert Hale, Pentagon VA
  • 1-3 Mar - AFA Symposium, Orlando FL
  • 27 - 31 Mar - EFB Plug-Test, Hanscom AFB MA
  • 28 Mar - DSCA SCIG 1Qtr CY2017, Arlington VA
  • 26 - 30 June - Acquisition Wargame #1, Hanscom AFB MA
  • 18-20 September - AFA Symposium
  • 11-12 October - PEO/CEO Roundtable
  • 30-31 January 2018 - PEO/CEO Roundtable
  • 23 May 2018 - Corporate Counsel Day (CCD) at WPAFB
  • Aug 2018 - PEO/CEO Roundtable

  • Oct 2018 - TBD

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