Scope & Objective 


Association of the United States Army’s
Institute of Land Warfare Army Sustainment Symposium & Exposition
8-10 May, 2012
Greater Richmond Convention Center
Richmond, Virginia

A Professional Development Forum

The Association of the United States Army’s Institute of Land Warfare (AUSA ILW) presents the 2012 AUSA ILW Army Sustainment Symposium & Exposition, to be held 8-10 May at the Greater Richmond Convention Center, Richmond, Virginia. The three-day event will include participation from the U.S. Army G-4, the U.S. Army Materiel Command and the U.S. Army Combined Arms Support Command.  

The 2012 AUSA ILW Army Sustainment Symposium & Exposition will feature speakers and panel presentations that will address issues to include; an overview of the Army’s role in Joint Operations; end-to-end logistical processes; current technologies that can be integrated into today’s logistics systems; future technologies and command and control systems; the planning and execution of joint rapid deployment and distribution; and joint interdependence which is critical to improved joint force effectiveness. The symposium will provide an open forum for attendees to interact and participate in discussions with leaders from the Army, DoD, industry, and academia.  

Scope & Objective

A key objective of the symposium is to provide a forum that facilitates open discussion among attendees, speakers and panelists on sustainment as the Army moves forward to ensure that the warfighter remains supported on today’s and tomorrow’s battlefield. Army logisticians play an indispensable role in delivering materiel readiness every day to our forces as the land-power component of the Joint Force.