Readiness & Sustainment Working Group

Readiness & Sustainment Working Group


PSC is convening a member-only meeting to provide an overview and facilitate a discussion on Joint Concept for Contested Logistics (JCCL). There will be no government speaker. The Chatham House Rule will be in effect.

Draft Agenda
1. Welcome & Introductions
2. Overview of DoD Engagement Channels
3. JCCL Discussion
4. Industry Questions & Feedback The PSC Readiness & Sustainment Working

Group supports PSC advocacy efforts in related policy areas across the Department of Defense. PSC, along with other associations, will be providing feedback to DoD officials on how to operationalize the JCCL in support of the Joint Warfighting Concept (JWC). The objectives of this joint-association effort includes:

  • Drawing from internal and external sources, articulate the logistic and support challenges facing the future force in an all-domain fight against a near-peer competitor;
  • Developing and analyzing options to help address those challenges, drawing among other sources from the ideas and capabilities of the member companies;
  • Developing and assessing ways that private sector companies can help
  • DoD improve readiness and sustainment in support of potential future conflict scenarios; and
  • Presenting assessment results and provide individual recommendations on critical matters concerning logistics and readiness for the Department of Defense (DoD).

Ryan McDermott
Vice President, Defense and Intelligence 
Ryan McDermott is the Vice President for Defense and Intelligence for the Professional Services Council (PSC). Prior to PSC, he served as Principal Director for Manufacturing and Industrial Base Policy in the Department of Defense. Ryan is a graduate of the United States Military Academy. He holds a MBA from the Darden Graduate School of Business and a MA in Security Studies from the Edmund A. Walsh School of Foreign Service at Georgetown University.

How to Register
1. Sign In (Don’t have an account? Create an account)
2. Click "Register Myself" Button
3. Enter your Zip Code at the bottom of the registration page as requested (this step is required to complete registration)

4. Proceed to Checkout
5. Submit Order  

June 11, 2021


3 p.m. - 4 p.m. ET

Virtual Meeting

Free for members
Closed to nonmembers

The Defense and Intelligence Council (D&IC) leads PSC’s activities relating to the intelligence community, the military services, and the defense agencies. The D&IC is the principal venue for PSC members to interface with key government officials, provide input on acquisition policy issues, and shape upcoming procurements in the defense and intelligence sectors toward an outcome-oriented federal services acquisition process through regular meetings, timely programs, and various other avenues.

All information and available materials will be distributed prior to the meeting to all registrants. Please contact if you have any questions or registration problems.

6/11/2021 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Virtual Meeting
Registration not available.

Sign In