May 26, 2016
Renaissance Arlington Capital View

7 am – 5 pm

Keynote Speaker
Matthew Swartz

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

Keynote Speaker
Gary Martin

PEO C3T, U.S. Army

 
Ron Pontius

Deputy to the Commanding General, USCYBERCOM

 
Doug Wiltsie

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

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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.
Discounted registration for industry

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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

From new satellite capabilities to on-the-move and expeditionary communications, tactical comms are undergoing nothing less than a revolution.
  • LtCol Tamara Campbell - Product Manager, Integration, Interoperability and Situational Awareness, Marine Corps Systems Command, U.S. Marine Corps
  • COL Greg Coile - Project Manager, Warfighter Information Network-Tactical, Program Executive Office Command Control Communications-Tactical, U.S. Army
  • Col James Jenkins - Chief Information Commanding Officer, Marine Aircraft Group 29, U.S. Marine Corps

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

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.
  • COL Robert CollinsProject Manager, Distributed Common Ground System, Program Executive Office Intelligence, Electronic Warfare and Sensors, U.S. Army
  • 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

Cyber: The Enterprise Challenge

Cybersecurity will enter a new phase as the Department of Defense builds out an enterprise architecture across all military services.
  • Col Scott Jackson - Chief, Joint Information Enterprise Solutions Division, Defense Information Systems Agency
  • Dr. Frank Konieczny - Chief Technology Officer, U.S. Air Force
  • Doug Wiltsie - Director, System of Systems Engineering and Integration Directorate, Assistant Secretary of the Army (Acquisition, Logistics and Technology)

Keynote

  • Gary Martin - Program Executive Officer, Program Executive Office Command Control Communications-Tactical, U.S. Army

Lunch and Elite Six

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.

C2/Comms: The Streamlined Command Post

Forward operating centers with full situational awareness and mobility are the key to establishment of an expeditionary force.
  • 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
  • Michael McCarthy - Chief, LANDWARNET Division, Capabilities Development Directorate, Army Capabilities Integration Center, TRADOC Brigade Modernization Command, U.S. Army
  • Kimberly Ploskonka - Peer Division Chief, Tactical Communications, Mission Command Capability Division, Communications – Electronics Research, Development and Engineering Center CP&I Prototyping, Integration and Testing Division, U.S. Army

Cyber: Cross-platform, cross-battlefield protection

Cyber touches every aspect of the warfighting enterprise. Military and industry tactics help ensure data protection and integrity across multiple devices and systems.
  • COL Jeffrey Church - Chief, Electronic Warfare Division, G-3/5/7 Operations Directorate, U.S. Army
  • Dr. Angelos Keromytis - Program Manager Information Innovation Office, Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency
  • Ronald Pontius - Deputy to the Commanding General, Army Cyber Command and Second Army.

Information Technology/Networks: The Secure, Agile Network

Automated processes and software-defined networking will be keys to defending against zero-day attacks.
  • Dr. Portia Crowe - Director, Cyber Operations and Chief Information Officer, Program Executive Office Command Control and Communications - Tactical, U.S. Army
  • Manish Patel - Chief Information Officer, Program Executive Office Enterprise Information System U.S. Army

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2800 South Potomac Ave.
Arlington, VA 22202

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