VADM William H. Hilarides, USN, Commander, Naval Sea Systems Command will be a panelist at WEST 2015.
Vice Adm. Hilarides became the 43rd Commander of Naval
Sea Systems Command (NAVSEA), June 7, 2013. As NAVSEA commander, he
oversees a global workforce of more than 56,000 military and civilian
personnel responsible for the development, delivery and maintenance of
the Navy’s ships, submarines, and systems.
Raised in Chicago, Hilarides graduated from the U.S. Naval Academy in
1981 with a Bachelor of Science degree in Physics. After graduation, he
served as master of the Naval Academy Sailing Squadron sloop Avenger, competing in numerous offshore racing events. Read more....
WEST is the premier Sea Services event focused on operations &
strategy in the Asia-Pacific region - showcasing emerging systems,
platforms, technologies and networks that will impact all areas of
current and future Sea Service operations. Senior leaders will address
the theme “Strategy, Budget and Resources Mismatch: Do We Pay More or
Promise Less?” Many related technical sessions are eligible for
continuing education units (CEUs) and training credits. Industry will
showcase and discuss emerging technologies and equipment that will
impact all areas of future Sea Service operations. Now in its 25th year,
WEST 2015 is co-sponsored by AFCEA International and the U.S. Naval
Institute, both non-profit, non-lobbying membership associations. More about WEST...