May 26, 2016
Renaissance Arlington Capital View

7 am – 5 pm

Keynote Speaker
Doug Wiltsie

Executive Director, System of Systems Engineering and Integration Directorate, ASA(ALT)

Keynote Speaker
Matthew Swartz

Executive Director and Command Information Officer (ED/CIO) for U.S. Fleet Cyber Command

 
Ron Pontius

Deputy to the Commanding General, US Army Cyber Command

 
Col Scott Jackson

Chief, JIE Solutions Division, DISA

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15th Annual C4ISR & Networks Conference

This year’s theme is, ‘Equipping the force with the tools of success’.

Cyber, situational awareness, networks and cloud, sensors and unmanned systems—these are the force multipliers of today’s digital-age military, and the key enablers for success on the battlefield.

Date: May 26, 2016
Location: Renaissance Arlington Capital View – Metro Accessible

FREE for current government and active-duty military personnel.

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About C4ISR & Networks

C4ISR & Networks is the media brand dedicated to the network-based revolution that has transformed the world of defense. Networks and the situational awareness they provide are the source of modern military advantage.

The networked capabilities of communications, IT, GEOINT, unmanned systems and sensors have ushered in a new era of mobility and a lighter, faster and more precise force.

These technologies have enabled collaboration, agility and responsiveness across the enterprise of defense. In the intelligence age military, cyber defense, the new domain of network warfare, is a central and essential element.

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C2/Comms: Tactical Revolution Panel

From new satellite capabilities to on-the-move and expeditionary communications, tactical comms are undergoing nothing less than a revolution.
  • Moderator - Amber Corrin, Reporter, C4ISR & Networks
  • Paul Bristow - Chief Network Architect, General Dynamics Mission Systems
  • LtCol Tamara Campbell - Product Manager, Integration, Interoperability and Situational Awareness, Marine Corps Systems Command, U.S. Marine Corps
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  • Col James Jenkins - Chief Information Commanding Officer, Marine Aircraft Group 29, U.S. Marine Corps

Break

UAS/ISR/Sensors: Intelligence Collection and the Back-End Panel

As the U.S. relies increasingly on unmanned systems and sensors for data collection, a variety of new analysis, dissemination and storage capabilities are being applied to the intel.
  • Moderator - Jill Aitoro, Editor, C4ISR & Networks
  • Col Bruce Lyman Director of Distributed Common Ground System, U.S. Air Force
  • Capt Jason Rider - Deputy Program Manager, Program Executive Office Unmanned Aviation and Strike Weapons, U.S. Navy
  • Simon Ziobro - Director, DoD Sales Engineers, NetApp

Cyber: The Enterprise Challenge Panel

Cybersecurity will enter a new phase as the Department of Defense builds out an enterprise architecture across all military services.
  • Moderator - Aaron Boyd, Senior Writer, Federal Times
  • Col Scott Jackson - Chief, Joint Information Enterprise Solutions Division, Defense Information Systems Agency
  • COL B.J. Stephens - Director, Cyber Focal, Assistant Secretary of the Army (Acquisition, Logistics and Technology), U.S. Army
  • Col Nevin Taylor - Chief Data Officer and Deputy Chief Technology Officer, U.S. Air Force
  • Susan Wilson - Director, Cyber Solutions, Cyber and Intelligence Mission Solutions Division, Northrop Grumman Mission Systems

Lunch and Elite Six Awards Presentation

In this special awards presentation, C4ISR & Networks recognizes the top programs and accomplishments in six key categories: Cyber, C2/Comms, IT/Networks, Mobility, UAS/ISR/Sensors and GEOINT.

Lunch Keynote

  • Doug Wiltsie - Director, System of Systems Engineering and Integration Directorate, Assistant Secretary of the Army (Acquisition, Logistics and Technology), U.S. Army

C2/Comms: The Streamlined Command Post

Forward operating centers with full situational awareness and mobility are the key to establishment of an expeditionary force.
  • Moderator - Jill Aitoro, Editor, C4ISR & Networks
  • Col Douglas Drakeley - Director, Headquarters Air Force Reserve Command/A2, Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance, U.S. Air Force
  • Lisa Heidelberg - Division Chief, Mission Command Capability Division, Communications – Electronics Research, Development and Engineering Center CP&I Prototyping, Integration and Testing Division, U.S. Army
  • Robert Jassey - Director, Integrated Air and Missile Defense BMC4I, Northrop Grumman and Deputy Program Director, Integrated Air and Missile Defense Battle Command System, U.S. Army
  • Michael McCarthy - Chief, LANDWARNET Division, Capabilities Development Directorate, Army Capabilities Integration Center, TRADOC Brigade Modernization Command, U.S. Army
  • Kimberly Ploskonka - Division Chief, Tactical Communications Division, Communications, Electronics, Research, Development and Engineering, Center

Cyber: Cross-platform, cross-battlefield protection

From the Pentagon to the battlefield, cyber touches every aspect of the warfighting enterprise. In this session, we examine the connection between cyber and electronic warfare, and how military and industry tactics help ensure data protection and integrity across multiple devices and systems.
  • Moderator - Amber Corrin, Reporter, C4ISR & Networks
  • Timothy Brown - Fellow and Chief Technology Officer, Dell Security
  • COL Jeffrey Church - Chief, Electronic Warfare Division, G-3/5/7 Operations Directorate, U.S. Army
  • Dr. Portia Crowe - Director, Cyber Operations and Chief Information Officer, Program Executive Office Command Control and Communications - Tactical, U.S. Army
  • Dr. Angelos Keromytis - Program Manager Information Innovation Office, Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency
  • Ronald Pontius - Deputy to the Commanding General, US Army Cyber Command, U.S. Army

Information Technology/Networks: The Secure, Agile Network Panel

Automated processes and software-defined networking will be keys to defending against zero-day attacks.
  • Moderator - Aaron Boyd, Senior Writer, Federal Times
  • Mike Danahy - Lead Systems Architect, WIN-T, General Dynamics Mission Systems
  • Victor Gavin - Program Executive Officer, Program Executive Office Enterprise Information Systems, U.S Navy
  • Manish Patel - Chief Information Officer, Program Executive Office Enterprise Information System, U.S. Army

Closing Keynote

  • Matthew Swartz - Executive Director and Command Information Officer, U.S. 10th Fleet Command, U.S. Navy

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Renaissance Arlington Capital View
2800 South Potomac Ave.
Arlington, VA 22202

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