Tuesday, March 6, 2018

Tuesday, March 6 and Wednesday, March 7 sessions will take place at the Hilton McLean Tysons Corner hotel. Sessions on Thursday, March 8 will be held at The MITRE Corporation. The last day of the event will be held at the SECRET//NOFORN level and is open to U.S. citizens only who possess at least a Secret Clearance.

Time
Location
6:00 am – 7:00 pm
7:00 – 8:00 am
8:00 – 8:45 am
- Gen Hawk Carlisle, USAF (Ret), President and CEO, NDIA
- Lt Gen Robert Elder, USAF (Ret), Chair, NDIA, Cyber and Emerging Technologies Division  
8:45 – 9:30 am
- Walter O’Brien, Founder, Scorpion Computer Services  
9:30 – 10:00 am
10:00 – 11:00 am
This panel examines applications of interactive software-based systems designed to help decision makers compile useful information from a combination of raw data, documents, personal knowledge, and enterprise models to identify and solve problems and make decisions.

- Moderator: TBD
- Panelist: Dr. Jim Gump, University of San Diego  
11:00 am – 12:00 pm
This panel explores military applications of data analysis processes that inspect, clean, transform, and model data to discover useful information, suggest possible conclusions, and support decision-making.

- Moderator: Denver Riggleman, Technical Director,
- Panelist: Jeffrey Gottschalk, Leader, Cyber Systems and Operations Group MIT Lincoln Laboratory  
12:00 – 1:30 pm
1:30 – 2:30 pm
This panel will examine technology that allows computers and machines to function in an intelligent manner in areas to include reasoning, knowledge, planning, learning, natural language processing, perception, and control of moving objects.

- Moderator: TBD
- Panelist: Walter O’Brien, Founder, Scorpion Computer Services
- Panelist: Edward Ochoa, Georgia Tech Research Institute
- Panelist: Dr. Terry Wilson, AFRL/RYAT  
2:30 – 3:30 pm
For the past five years, Intel Corporation and the CoI have been conducting P3 research and proof of concepts funded by several different USG agencies. The panel members will discuss the disruptive innovations championed by CoI for the USG including Intel Corporation’s SGX which is a security feature in the 7th Generation chip, Provenance Anti-Malware Search Engine, Inverse Provenance. The panel will also feature a senior Air Force cadet who created an AI bot app while conducting summer research at Facebook. The app is being beta tested at USAFA this academic year.

- Moderator: Dr. Terry Pierce, Director, Center of Innovation, U.S. Air Force Academy, Special Advisor for DHS Science and Technology
- Panelist: Lt Gen Bradford J. Shwedo, Chief, Information Dominance and Chief Information Officer, Office of the Secretary of the Air Force
- Panelist: James Cole, Senior Director, Security Architecture and Strategic Planning, Intel Corporation
- Panelist: Cherylene Caddy, Former White House Director for Cyber Policy Integration and Outreach
- Panelist: C1C Dane Hankramer, U.S. Air Force Academy  
3:30 PM – 4:00 PM
4:00 – 5:00 pm
This panel discusses how customers, from across the spectrum of RDT&E, evaluate and reward the value delivered by Small Businesses. Panel members will include executives from DOD Small Business offices, Large Business OEM Prime contractors, Small Businesses, and investors, giving the audience the full array of viewpoints. The Panel will discuss how small businesses can position and present themselves as valuable contributors and teammates to their organizations.

- Moderator: Ken Loy, Chair, NDIA C4ISR Committee
- Panelist: ML Mackey, CEO, Beacon Interactive Systems
- Panelist: CAPT Edward Devinney, USN, Director, Corporate Partnerships and Technology Outreach, U.S. Cyber Command  
5:00 – 6:30 pm
Wednesday, March 7, 2018

Tuesday, March 6 and Wednesday, March 7 sessions will take place at the Hilton McLean Tysons Corner hotel. Sessions on Thursday, March 8 will be held at The MITRE Corporation. The last day of the event will be held at the SECRET//NOFORN level and is open to U.S. citizens only who possess at least a Secret Clearance.

Time
Location
6:00 am – 7:00 pm
7:00 – 8:00 am
8:00 – 8:15 am
- CAPT Frank J. Michael, USN (Ret), Senior Vice President, Programs and Membership, NDIA  
8:15 – 9:00 am
- Gen Stephen W. Wilson, USAF, Vice Chief of Staff, U.S. Air Force  
9:00 – 9:30 am
9:30 – 10:30 am
This panel will discuss applications of technologies which bring components of the “virtual” information-space world into a person's perceived real world.

- Moderator: Lauren Hamburg, Augmented Reality Engineer, Newport News Shipbuilding
- Panelist: Jason Ingalls, CEO, Ingalls Information Security
- Panelist: Paul Davies, The Boeing Company
- Panelist: Frank Serna, Director, Draper Laboratories
- Panelist: Joshua Burns, Engineer, Honeywell FM&T  
10:30 – 11:30 am
This panel explores use of display and input technologies that simplify the operation and control of equipment and provide information to aid the operators' decision-making process.

- Moderator: Maj Gen Jim Keffer, USAF (Ret)
- Panelist: Kevin Yin, CEO, SitScape, Inc.
- Panelist: Dr. James Kilbride, General Dynamics Mission Systems
- Panelist: Dr. Robert Hoffman, Senior Research Scientist, Institute for Human & Machine Cognition (IHMC)
- Panelist: Dr. William Casebeer, Senior Research Area Manager, Lockheed Martin  
11:30 am – 1:00 pm
- Walter O’Brien, Founder, Scorpion Computer Services  
1:00 – 2:00 pm
This panel explores emerging technologies and innovative learning approaches to train tomorrow’s warfighter using virtual and constructive training systems.

- Moderator: TBD
- Panelist: Walter O’Brien, Founder, Scorpion Computer Services
- Panelist: Paul Biegel, Program Manager, Interactive Simulations, The Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory
- Panelist: Jeff Fisher, National Institute for Aviation Research (NIAR), Wichita State University
- Panelist: Eric Spalding, The Boeing Company  
2:00 – 3:00 pm
This panel examines modeling approaches to replicate physical systems using computer models for purposes of testing, diagnosing system issues, and developing corrective actions for system problems.

- Moderator: TBD
- Panelist: Bill Cave, CEO, Prediction Systems Inc
- Panelist: Dr. John J. Kelly III, President, Model Software Corporation  
3:00 – 3:30 pm
3:30 – 4:15 pm
- Chris Inglis, USAF (Ret), Former Deputy Director, National Security Agency  
4:15 – 4:30 pm
- Lt Gen Robert Elder, USAF (Ret), Chair, NDIA, Cyber and Emerging Technologies Division  
Thursday, March 8, 2018

Tuesday, March 6 and Wednesday, March 7 sessions will take place at the Hilton McLean Tysons Corner hotel. Sessions on Thursday, March 8 will be held at The MITRE Corporation. The last day of the event will be held at the SECRET//NOFORN level and is open to U.S. citizens only who possess at least a Secret Clearance.

Time
Location
6:30 am – 12:00 pm
7:00 – 8:00 am
8:00 – 8:15 am
- CAPT Frank J. Michael, USN (Ret), Senior Vice President, Programs and Membership, NDIA  
8:15 – 9:00 am
- Lt Gen Vincent R. Stewart, USMC, Deputy Commander for Support, U.S. Cyber Command  
9:00 – 9:30 am
9:30 – 10:30 am
This panel will discuss applications of computing and networking technologies to provide commanders, staffs, and field units situation understanding and analysis, course of action development and evaluation, planning automation, force application management, force direction, and reporting.

- Moderator: Gen Hawk Carlisle, USAF (Ret), President and CEO, NDIA
- Panelist: Brian Lima, Northrop Grumman  
10:30 – 11:30 am
This panel will discuss applications of autonomous system technologies to develop platforms capable of sensing the environment, operating for extended periods without human intervention, maneuver through the operating environment without human assistance, avoiding harmful situations, and adapting to changing surroundings.

- Moderator: Don Davis, Georgia Tech Research Institute (GTRI)
- Panelist: Dr. Frederick Schulz, Oversight Executive, OASD Research & Engineering, Rapid Field Directorate  
11:30 am – 1:00 pm
1:00 – 2:00 pm
Panel will explore applications of technologies to optimize spectrum use by adapting to current channel conditions, user requirements, network traffic, regional and time sensitive requirements, and user priorities.

- Moderator: Maj Gen Robert Wheeler, USAF (Ret)  
2:00 – 2:30 pm
2:30 – 3:30 pm
This panel explores applications of technologies to protect, control, and exploit networked electronic systems through the integrated employment of electromagnetic spectrum ops and cyber operations.

- Moderator: Kenneth Dworkin, Booz Allen Hamilton
- Panelist: Col Michael Manion, Commander, 55th Wing, U.S. Air Force  
3:30 – 4:30 pm
This panel explores applications using algorithms that can learn from and make predictions on data through approaches such as decision tree learning, association rule learning, artificial neural networks, deep learning, inductive logic programming, clustering, and Bayesian networks.

- Moderator: TBD
- Panelist: Dr. Charlie Dagli, Research Lead, MIT Lincoln Laboratory
- Panelist: Dr. David Collins, Battelle  
4:30 – 5:15 pm
Jay Kistler, Director, Electronic Warfare & Countermeasures (EW&C), OSD (Invited)  
5:15 – 5:30 pm
- Lt Gen Robert Elder, USAF (Ret), Chair, NDIA, Cyber and Emerging Technologies Division