The NIPHLE Welcome Address was presented by John J. Hedderich III, Director, ARDEC.
Mr. Steven Karl, Deputy Assistant, US Army, Acquisition Policy & Logistics, accepts NIPHLE Training Speaker Award.
John Schmuff, PhD, Sector Director, Transportation & Logistics, Northrop Grumman, gave a very interesting talk on "The Logistical Challenges of Packaging, Handling & Transporting Large & Unusual Items (Super Loads)."
Mr. Bob Vermillion, CEO, RMV Technology Group, a NASA Industry Partner, gave a groundbreaking talk before the US Military on "CubeSats Using COTS Require ESD Packaging & Handling Considerations Before Launch."
Mr. Jeff Hallyburton, Operations Manager, Trnsportation & Logistics, Northrop Grumman, Lithicum, Maryland, accepts Speaker Award for his excellent talk on "New SOLAS Requirements and Ways to Comply."
Mr. Dave Rogers, NSWC Dahlgren, Navy Detachment Director, Picatinny Arsenal, accepts Speaker Award.
A great photo of those principally responsible for making the incredibly interesting and innovative Speaker Line-Up possible for the Annual NIPHLE 2017 Training Event. From Left to Right: J. Hallyburton (NGMS), J. Schmuff (NGMS), Mike Werneke, NIPHLE Executive Director, Ira Smith (ActionPak) and Nick Harris, NIPHLE V-P.