Tuesday, September 04, 10:30 AM - 11:45 AM

  • Room: Potomac Ballroom Foyer

    Tuesday, September 04, 11:45 AM - 11:55 AM

    • Room: Potomac Ballroom

      Tuesday, September 04, 11:55 AM - 1:05 PM

      • Room: Potomac Ballroom
      National Intelligence Director Daniel Coats will discuss the principal threats to United States security in a discussion with Letitia A. Long, Chairman of the Intelligence and National Security Alliance (INSA) and former Director of the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency (NGA).
      Speaker(s)
      Moderator
      Tish Long
      Chairman
      INSA
      Keynote
      Dan Coats
      Director of National Intelligence
      Tracks:
      • Keynote

      Tuesday, September 04, 1:05 PM - 1:35 PM

      • Room: Potomac Ballroom Foyer

        Tuesday, September 04, 1:35 PM - 2:45 PM

          This breakout session will address the application of artificial intelligence and machine learning (AI/ML) to hard challenges the Intelligence Community faces, as well as new intelligence solutions enabled by AI/ML. Senior leaders from government and industry will discuss artificial intelligence at the edge, the value of augmenting analysts with artificial intelligence, and Intelligence Community policy regarding artificial intelligence.
          Speaker(s)
          Panelist
          Amir Khosrowshahi
          Vice President/Chief Technology Officer, AI Products Group
          Intel
          Panelist
          Dawn Meyerriecks
          Director, Science & Technology
          CIA
          Panelist
          Mike Bender
          Director of the Lab for Analytic Science
          NSA
          Tracks:
          • Panel Discussion
            Both nation-state and non-state adversaries have expressed a willingness and capability to undermine the nation’s critical infrastructure.  The potential for attacks on the nation’s power grid, healthcare system, financial institutions, and other critical services threatens national security and public health and safety.  Senior leaders from government and industry will discuss the nature of the threat, key vulnerabilities, and the state of collaboration across federal, state, and local governments.
            Speaker(s)
            Moderator
            Joe Nimmich
            Senior Executive Advisor
            Booz Allen Hamilton
            Panelist
            Brian Harrell
            Managing Director, Enterprise Security
            Duke Energy Corporation
            Panelist
            Jared Maples
            Director
            New Jersey Office of Homeland Security and Preparedness
            Panelist
            Scott DePasquale
            Director
            Financial Systemic Analysis & Resilience Center
            Panelist
            Tonya Ugoretz
            Director, Cyber Threat Intelligence Integration Center
            ODNI
            Tracks:
            • Panel Discussion
              The public and private sectors must collaborate to develop a more effective and efficient services acquisition process that generates higher-quality work, enhances mission capabilities, and reduces costs and delays. In this panel, moderated by ManTech President and CEO Kevin Phillips, senior acquisition executives from government national security agencies will discuss their priorities, their challenges, and the measures they plan to implement to procure and oversee high-end service contracts efficiently, promptly, and with agility.
              Speaker(s)
              Moderator
              Kevin Phillips
              President & CEO
              ManTech
              Panelist
              Kathy Zuback
              SAE
              NSA
              Tracks:
              • Panel Discussion

              Tuesday, September 04, 2:45 PM - 3:15 PM

              • Room: Potomac Ballroom Foyer

                Tuesday, September 04, 3:15 PM - 4:25 PM

                • Room: Potomac Ballroom
                Senior leaders in the intelligence community will discuss the traditional, non-traditional, and emerging threats that the Intelligence Community is facing in a discussion moderated by former Deputy Secretary of Defense John Hamre.
                Speaker(s)
                Panelist
                John Hamre
                President
                Center for Strategic and International Studies
                Panelist
                John Rood
                Undersecretary of Defense for Policy
                DOD
                • Panel Discussion

                Tuesday, September 04, 4:25 PM - 5:30 PM

                • Room: Potomac Ballroom Foyer
                • Reception

                Wednesday, September 05, 7:30 AM - 8:30 AM

                • Room: Potomac Ballroom Foyer

                  Wednesday, September 05, 8:30 AM - 8:40 AM

                  • Room: Potomac Ballroom

                    Wednesday, September 05, 8:40 AM - 9:50 AM

                    • Room: Potomac Ballroom
                    High ranking military leaders will discuss defense intelligence capabilities, the partnership between the defense and intelligence communities, and how collection and analysis support to the Services and operational commanders can be improved. 
                    • Panel Discussion

                    Wednesday, September 05, 9:50 AM - 10:20 AM

                    • Room: Potomac Ballroom Foyer

                      Wednesday, September 05, 10:20 AM - 11:30 AM

                        At a time when nation-state adversaries leverage information warfare tactics to affect American politics, ordinary Americans need tools to inoculate themselves against rumors, mistruths, and other messages designed to manipulate the citizenry. A panel of career intelligence professionals, journalists, psychology researchers, and social media executives will discuss ways in which individual citizens can better interpret information of varying credibility and thereby mitigate disinformation by hostile foreign powers.
                        Speaker(s)
                        Moderator
                        Shane Harris
                        Intelligence & National Security Correspondent
                        The Washington Post
                        Panelist
                        Fran Moore
                        Chief
                        Financial Systemic Analysis & Resilience Center
                        Panelist
                        Rand Waltzman, Ph.D.
                        Senior Information Scientist
                        The RAND Corporation
                        Tracks:
                        • Panel Discussion
                          This breakout session will address the critical importance of protecting U.S. intellectual property – particularly information with national security applications – from adversaries. Panelists will identify sectors in which U.S. technology is especially vulnerable and discuss vulnerabilities of advanced research & development. They will also discuss how innovative technology can be developed and provided uncompromised, how evolving threats are communicated to pertinent parties, the effectiveness of the CFIUS process, and the impact of proposed legislative...read more...
                          Speaker(s)
                          Moderator
                          Harvey Rishikof
                          Temple University
                          Panelist
                          Allan Sonsteby
                          Deputy Executive Director
                          Applied Research Lab, Penn State University
                          Panelist
                          James Kren
                          Deputy Director
                          Defense Security Service
                          Panelist
                          Dr.  Leslie Ledda, Ph.D.
                          Director of R&D, Intelligence, Information, and Services
                          Raytheon Company
                          Tracks:
                              This breakout session will address the skills and resources that the Intelligence Community and cleared industry will need to modernize the security workforce. Senior leaders from government and industry will discuss IC and industry workforce priorities and challenges, career mobility both within government and between government and industry, the importance of diversity, the value of data analytics to plan future workforce needs, and the potential impact of retooling mid-career professionals.
                              Speaker(s)
                              Panelist
                              Harry Coker
                              Executive Director
                              NSA
                              Panelist
                              Sean Morris
                              Federal Human Capital Leader
                              Deloitte Consulting LLP
                              Panelist
                              Sherry Van Sloun
                              Deputy Chief Human Capital Officer
                              ODNI
                              Panelist
                              Swetha Arbuckle
                              Senior Human Resource Leader
                              Amazon Web Services
                              Tracks:
                              • Panel Discussion

                              Wednesday, September 05, 11:30 AM - 12:30 PM

                              • Room: Potomac Ballroom Foyer

                                Wednesday, September 05, 12:30 PM - 1:40 PM

                                • Room: Potomac Ballroom
                                Senior leaders of domestic security agencies will discuss emerging challenges to homeland security with moderator Suzanne Spaulding, former undersecretary for the National Protection and Programs Directorate of the Department of Homeland Security. The panelists will discuss the current cyber security threats, the partnership between intelligence and law enforcement, and the importance of local, state, and federal collaboration.
                                Speaker(s)
                                Panelist
                                Suzanne Spaulding
                                Former Under Secretary, National Protection and Programs Directorate
                                Department of Homeland Security
                                • Panel Discussion

                                Wednesday, September 05, 1:40 PM - 2:10 PM

                                • Room: Potomac Ballroom Foyer

                                  Wednesday, September 05, 2:10 PM - 3:20 PM

                                    This breakout session will address ways in which the Intelligence Community can improve its ability to engage technology innovators and rapidly acquire cutting-edge technology. Senior leaders from government, industry, and the financial sector will discuss the importance of incorporating innovative technology for mission impact, opportunities to adopt new and innovative technologies, steps that can increase the likelihood of innovation adoption, and ways investors calculate the potential commercial viability of technology with likely government applications.
                                    Speaker(s)
                                    Moderator
                                    Kevin Kelly
                                    CEO
                                    LGS Innovations
                                    Panelist
                                    David Tennenhouse, Ph.D.
                                    Chief Research Office
                                    VMWare
                                    Panelist
                                    Deb Frincke, Ph.D.
                                    Director of Research
                                    NSA
                                    Panelist
                                    Jean Stack
                                    Managing Director
                                    Baird
                                    Panelist
                                    Stacey Dixon, Ph.D.
                                    Deputy Director
                                    IARPA
                                    Tracks:
                                    • Panel Discussion
                                      This breakout session will address how the Intelligence Community and cleared industry can develop a trusted workforce through the use of technology, continuous evaluation, and reforms to the existing security clearance process.  Senior leaders from the public and private sectors will discuss new ways to approach risk management and mitigation, the use of technology for investigations and for continuous monitoring and evaluation, and tradeoffs between security and privacy.
                                      Speaker(s)
                                      Moderator
                                      Chuck Alsup
                                      President
                                      Intelligence and National Security Alliance
                                      Panelist
                                      Jeff Jonas
                                      Founder & CEO
                                      Senzing
                                      Panelist
                                      Matthew Eanes
                                      Director, PAC PMO
                                      U.S. Office of Management and Budget
                                      Panelist
                                      Patricia Stokes
                                      Director, Defense Vetting Directorate
                                      Defense Security Service
                                      Tracks:
                                      • Panel Discussion
                                        The military Services must modernize their intelligence cadres while simultaneously supporting strategic decision makers, operational planning, and tactical warfighters.  In this panel, military intelligence leaders will address their forces’ current readiness and ability to support mission needs identified by the National Security Strategy.
                                        Speaker(s)
                                        Moderator
                                        Jake Jacoby
                                        Chair
                                        AFCEA Intelligence Committee
                                        Panelist
                                        RADM Robert Hayes, USCG
                                        Assistant Commandant for Intelligence
                                        U.S. Coast Guard
                                        Tracks:
                                        • Panel Discussion

                                        Wednesday, September 05, 3:20 PM - 3:35 PM

                                        • Room: Potomac Ballroom Foyer

                                          Wednesday, September 05, 3:35 PM - 4:45 PM

                                          • Room: Potomac Ballroom
                                          Leaders from the intelligence community, military, and industry will discuss the future of space-based collection, current space operations, and the growing privatization of space exploration. This panel will be moderated by Christian Davenport, Defense and Space Industries Correspondent for The Washington Post.
                                          Speaker(s)
                                          Moderator
                                          Christian Davenport
                                          Defense and Space Industry Correspondent
                                          The Washington Post
                                          • Panel Discussion

                                          Wednesday, September 05, 4:45 PM - 4:55 PM

                                          • Room: Potomac Ballroom

                                            Wednesday, September 12, 7:00 AM - 7:55 AM

                                            • Room: NGA Allder Auditorium Lobby
                                            Tracks:

                                              Wednesday, September 12, 7:55 AM - 8:00 AM

                                              • Room: NGA Allder Auditorium
                                              Tracks:

                                                Wednesday, September 12, 8:00 AM - 9:00 AM

                                                • Room: NGA Allder Auditorium
                                                Speaker(s)
                                                Keynote
                                                Sue Gordon
                                                Principal Deputy Director of National Intelligence
                                                Office of the Director of National Intelligence
                                                Tracks:
                                                • Keynote

                                                Wednesday, September 12, 9:00 AM - 9:10 AM

                                                • Room: NGA Allder Auditorium Lobby
                                                Tracks:

                                                  Wednesday, September 12, 9:10 AM - 10:20 AM

                                                  • Room: NGA Allder Auditorium
                                                  In this discussion, experts from the National Intelligence Council (NIC) will provide assessments of the key threats that will drive budgets and strategy for the next 5 to 10 years, which will be the focus of the day’s subsequent discussions.  Topics will include geopolitical and trans-national threats and challenges related to space, artificial intelligence, cyber, and critical science & technology capabilities.
                                                  Speaker(s)
                                                  Moderator
                                                  David Shedd
                                                  Advisory Board Member
                                                  Beach Global Strategies
                                                  Panelist
                                                  Amy McAuliffe
                                                  Chair
                                                  National Intelligence Council (NIC)
                                                  Panelist
                                                  Larry Gershwin, Ph.D.
                                                  National Intelligence Manager and Officer for Science and Technology
                                                  NIC
                                                  Panelist
                                                  Randy Blake
                                                  National Intelligence Officer for Transnational Threats
                                                  NIC
                                                  Panelist
                                                  Vinh Nguyen
                                                  National Intelligence Officer for Cyber Issues
                                                  NIC
                                                  Tracks:
                                                  • Panel Discussion

                                                  Wednesday, September 12, 10:20 AM - 10:50 AM

                                                  • Room: NGA Allder Auditorium Lobby
                                                  Tracks:

                                                    Wednesday, September 12, 10:50 AM - 12:00 PM

                                                    • Room: NGA Allder Auditorium
                                                    In this panel, the deputy directors of four large intelligence agencies will address their organizations’ budget and acquisition priorities for the development of strategic capabilities. This session will focus specifically on challenges related to artificial intelligence and machine learning (AI/ML), space, cyber, and technology domains.
                                                    Speaker(s)
                                                    Moderator
                                                    Kevin Meiners
                                                    Assistant Director of National Intelligence for Acquisition, Technology, and Facilities
                                                    ODNI
                                                    Panelist
                                                    Cathy Johnston
                                                    Acting Assistant Director of National Intelligence for Systems Resource Analyses
                                                    ODNI
                                                    Panelist
                                                    Frank Calvelli
                                                    Principal Deputy Director
                                                    NRO
                                                    Panelist
                                                    George Barnes
                                                    Deputy Director
                                                    NSA
                                                    Panelist
                                                    Justin Poole
                                                    Deputy Director
                                                    NGA
                                                    Panelist
                                                    Melissa Drisko
                                                    Deputy Director
                                                    Defense Intelligence Agency
                                                    Tracks:
                                                    • Panel Discussion

                                                    Wednesday, September 12, 12:00 PM - 12:50 PM

                                                    • Room: NGA Cafeteria
                                                    Tracks:

                                                      Wednesday, September 12, 12:50 PM - 2:00 PM

                                                      • Room: NGA Allder Auditorium
                                                      Advanced technology is rapidly changing the nature of space-based intelligence collection by the United States and its adversaries.  In this panel, a National Intelligence Council expert will provide insights on space-related threats, and senior defense and intelligence officials will discuss the space capabilities that the United States plans to design, develop, acquire, and field.
                                                      Speaker(s)
                                                      Moderator
                                                      Dr. John Stopher
                                                      Principal Assistant to the Secretary of the Air Force for Space
                                                      Panelist
                                                      Kristina Harrington
                                                      Director of Signals Intelligence Systems Acquisition Directorate
                                                      NRO
                                                      Panelist
                                                      Maj. Gen. Nina Armango, USAF
                                                      Director of Plans and Policy
                                                      U.S. Strategic Command
                                                      Tracks:
                                                      • Panel Discussion

                                                      Wednesday, September 12, 2:00 PM - 2:10 PM

                                                      • Room: NGA Allder Auditorium Lobby
                                                      Tracks:

                                                        Wednesday, September 12, 2:10 PM - 3:20 PM

                                                        • Room: NGA Allder Auditorium
                                                        This classified discussion will address the application of artificial intelligence and machine learning (AI/ML) to the Intelligence Community’s top priorities, as well as new intelligence solutions enabled by AI. Senior leaders from government, industry, and academia will discuss IC strategies and budgets for AI and related technologies, the applications of AI to the IC’s hardest challenges, and ways to augment analyst capabilities through the use of advanced technologies.
                                                        Speaker(s)
                                                        Moderator
                                                        Mr.  Lewis Shepherd
                                                        Senior Director, National Technology Strategy
                                                        VMware Research Group
                                                        Panelist
                                                        Dean Souleles
                                                        Chief Technology Advisor to the Principal Deputy Director of National Intelligence
                                                        ODNI
                                                        Panelist
                                                        Matthew Gaston
                                                        Director, Emerging Technology Center
                                                        Carnegie Mellon University Software Engineering Institute
                                                        Tracks:
                                                        • Panel Discussion

                                                        Wednesday, September 12, 3:20 PM - 3:30 PM

                                                        • Room: NGA Allder Auditorium
                                                        Tracks: