25 - 27 June, 2019
Hilton London Olympia , London, United Kingdom

Conference Day 2, 27th June 2019


8:40 - 9:20 REGISTRATION & COFFEE

Major General (retd.) Andrew Sharpe, Director of the British Army’s Centre for Analysis and Conflict Research at Strategy and Security Institute

Major General (retd.) Andrew Sharpe

Director of the British Army’s Centre for Analysis and Conflict Research
Strategy and Security Institute

9:30 - 10:10 STRATEGIC DEVELOPMENT OF BIG DATA ANALYTICS IN AN INTELLIGENCE SERVICE

  • Our journey from a knowledge strategy to our coming capacity strategy.
  • Big data for intelligence in practice
  • How enterprise architecture supports strategic decision making
Mikkel -, Business Strategist and Chief Enterprise Architect at Danish Defence Intelligence Service

Mikkel -

Business Strategist and Chief Enterprise Architect
Danish Defence Intelligence Service

10:10 - 10:50 THE AUTOMATION OF THE DATA COLLECTION PROCESS IN THE ROYAL NAVY

  • Project Nelson : accelerating the exploitation of advanced data analytics and AI in the Royal Navy
  • Artificial Intelligence and data science to build a “Ship’s Mind”, enabling better decision making
  • Exploiting rapid developments in autonomy and robotics
  • Identifying commercially available technologies that could have wide application across the armed forces
Lieutenant Commander Jim Briscoe, Navy IW-AI Data Programme Manager at Royal Navy

Lieutenant Commander Jim Briscoe

Navy IW-AI Data Programme Manager
Royal Navy

10:50 - 11:30 MORNING COFFEE AND NETWORKING

11:30 - 12:10 ASSESSING THE CHANGES THAT BIG DATA AND AI WILL BRING TO THE INTELLIGENCE CYCLE

  • Collecting the intelligence: the current and future role of AI and machine learning
  • Processing the intelligence: The challenge of transforming very vast amount of data into actionable intelligence
  • Understanding the limits of automation: what will be the future role of the human analyst?
  • The CISS programme for Big Data
Prof. Dr. Uwe Borghoff, Director at German Center for Intelligence and Security Studies (CISS)

Prof. Dr. Uwe Borghoff

Director
German Center for Intelligence and Security Studies (CISS)

  • How can machine learning improve the operational capabilities of command structures
  • The vulnerability of connected autonomous systems
  • Improving the security of autonomous systems
  • Creating technologies that can earn the trust of the analyst user
Ross Tsagalidis, Cyber Security Advisor & Consultant at the Department of Computer and Systems Sciences at Swedish Armed Forces

Ross Tsagalidis

Cyber Security Advisor & Consultant at the Department of Computer and Systems Sciences
Swedish Armed Forces

Some concerns have emerged regarding the understanding of what Big Data and Artificial Intelligence represent. There is some confusion in the defence sector about the technology that can truly change the operational dynamics of defence organisations. The objective of this panel is to attempt to shed some light on what those terms actually imply, and to improve our general comprehension of the technological systems that will truly impact the operational capabilities of defence organisations in the future.
Major General (retd.) Andrew Sharpe, Director of the British Army’s Centre for Analysis and Conflict Research at Strategy and Security Institute

Major General (retd.) Andrew Sharpe

Director of the British Army’s Centre for Analysis and Conflict Research
Strategy and Security Institute

Brigadier General Jennifer Buckner, Head of Army Cyber Command at US Army

Brigadier General Jennifer Buckner

Head of Army Cyber Command
US Army

Ross Tsagalidis, Cyber Security Advisor & Consultant at the Department of Computer and Systems Sciences at Swedish Armed Forces

Ross Tsagalidis

Cyber Security Advisor & Consultant at the Department of Computer and Systems Sciences
Swedish Armed Forces

13:30 - 14:30 NETWORKING LUNCH

14:30 - 15:10 UTILISING BIG DATA TO ENHANCE STRATEGIC DECISION MAKING

  • Assessing the way data is integrated; the impact on decision making and how AI and data will change NATO’s approach to future challenges
  • A future where subordinate echelons are given decentralized control of capabilities and the impact this will have on command and control architectures
  • The Netherlands’ approach to Big Data analytics.
Auke Venema, Principal Member,  NATO Science & Technology Board at NATO

Auke Venema

Principal Member, NATO Science & Technology Board
NATO

  • Using BD analytics to create knowledge for decision makers to command and control forces
  • Developing game changing technologies to maintain superior technical advantage.
  • Manage, process, and exploit current massive amounts of intelligence, surveillance, and reconnaissance (ISR) data flows to analyse patterns of life
Peter M. LaMonica, DR-III (GS-14), DAFC, Processing and Exploitation CTC Lead at Air Force Research Laboratory

Peter M. LaMonica

DR-III (GS-14), DAFC, Processing and Exploitation CTC Lead
Air Force Research Laboratory

Matthew Kochan, Information Directorate at Air Force Research Laboratory

Matthew Kochan

Information Directorate
Air Force Research Laboratory

15:50 - 16:10 AFTERNOON TEA AND NETWORKING

16:10 - 16:50 THE CYBER SECURITY MODEL OF THE UK MINISTRY OF DEFENCE

  • The mandated requirement for all new contracts
  • Case studies of existing contracts
  • Ensuring that  all suppliers on the UK Defence supply chain have an appropriate level of cyber security for the value of MOD Identifiable Information they are handling
Phil Blunden, Cyber Industry Communications Lead at UK Ministry of Defence

Phil Blunden

Cyber Industry Communications Lead
UK Ministry of Defence

16:50 - 17:30 THE UPCOMING CHALLENGES OF DATA ANALYTICS IN THE DEFENCE INDUSTRY

  • Increasing human capital for data analytics in the defence sector
  • Improving system storage soft wares
  • Adapting commercial infrastructures to the requirements of defence agencies
Dr Adam Zagorecki, Senior Research Fellow, Operational Analysis at Cranfield University

Dr Adam Zagorecki

Senior Research Fellow, Operational Analysis
Cranfield University

Major General (retd.) Andrew Sharpe, Director of the British Army’s Centre for Analysis and Conflict Research at Strategy and Security Institute

Major General (retd.) Andrew Sharpe

Director of the British Army’s Centre for Analysis and Conflict Research
Strategy and Security Institute