November 05 - 07, 2019 |Hilton Crystal City at Washington Reagan National Airport, Arlington, WA

Day One: 5 November

9:00 - 10:05 REGISTRATION AND COFFEE

10:05 - 10:10 WELCOME REMARKS FROM DEFENCE IQ

Lieutenant General Robert P ‘Bob’ Otto (Ret.), Former Deputy Chief of Staff for Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance at Headquarters U.S. Air Force (2013-2016)

Lieutenant General Robert P ‘Bob’ Otto (Ret.)

Former Deputy Chief of Staff for Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance
Headquarters U.S. Air Force (2013-2016)

10:20 - 11:00 OPENING KEYNOTE: DELIVERING A JOINT INTELLIGENCE CAPABILITY IN A CYBER AGE

  • Vision for CFINTCOM and its role in delivering a joint intelligence capability for Canada
  • Mitigating the effects of cyber through capability and practice. Embedding cyber knowledge and skills to defend the network
  • Increasing the flexibility and scalability of the intelligence network without compromising on its integrity
  • Building partnerships with industry to support the rapid development of information capabilities
  • Overcoming complexity in legacy information systems to support the introduction of new technologies
  • Pushing the envelope to support the introduction of emerging capabilities – without taking on too much risk
Colonel Ed Barker, Assistant Program Executive Officer for Business Mission, Enterprise Information Systems at US Army

Colonel Ed Barker

Assistant Program Executive Officer for Business Mission, Enterprise Information Systems
US Army

11:40 - 12:20 MORNING COFFEE AND NETWORKING

  • Enabling information superiority and tactical overmatch for US joint forces
  • Integrating next-generation technologies to enable capability across the warfighting domains – including cyberspace
  • Designing and delivering an integrated tactical network to support the future soldier on complex and contested operations
Dr. Donald A. Reago Jr, SES, Director, Night Vision and Electronic Sensors Directorate, C5ISR Center at US Army Combat Capabilities Development Command

Dr. Donald A. Reago Jr, SES

Director, Night Vision and Electronic Sensors Directorate, C5ISR Center
US Army Combat Capabilities Development Command

13:00 - 13:40 PANEL DISCUSSION - FUTURE INFORMATION OPERATIONS: SUSTAINING AN ADVANTAGE IN THE FUTURE LAND AND JOINT ENVIRONMENT

  • Protecting access to information and information systems for land and joint operations
  • Sustaining information dominance within the contested and multi-domain battlespace
  • Leveraging an agile network to enable information operations
Vice Admiral Frank Pandolfe (Ret.), Former Assistant to the Chairman at Joint Chiefs of Staff (2015-2017)

Vice Admiral Frank Pandolfe (Ret.)

Former Assistant to the Chairman
Joint Chiefs of Staff (2015-2017)

Colonel Brian Mellen, Commander, 1st Information Operations Command at U.S. Army

Colonel Brian Mellen

Commander, 1st Information Operations Command
U.S. Army

13:40 - 14:50 NETWORKING LUNCH


14:50 - 15:30 SUSTAINING CONNECTIVITY IN THE CONTESTED AND DENIED ENVIRONMENT

  • Protecting access to GPS, SATCOM and PNT technologies to support connected operations in the contested environment
  • Managing the implications for C2 when the network is limited or “downed”
  • Readying the C3 enterprise to support multi-domain operations
Dr Michael Zatman, Assistant Director For Fully Networked C3 at US DoD

Dr Michael Zatman

Assistant Director For Fully Networked C3
US DoD

16:10 - 16:50 DELIVERING AN AGILE, RESILIENT NETWORK TO ENABLE MULTI-DOMAIN COMMAND AND CONTROL

  • Where does cyber sit within our thinking on multi-domain command and control? How does the network we have now interact with the cyber domain and how can we reduce vulnerabilities?
  • How do we add to the network without adding risk? Safely improving connectivity
  • In what ways might the network adapt to support the distribution of C2 across the command levels – from strategic to tactical – when the operating environment is degraded or denied?
Vice Admiral Frank Pandolfe (Ret.), Former Assistant to the Chairman at Joint Chiefs of Staff (2015-2017)

Vice Admiral Frank Pandolfe (Ret.)

Former Assistant to the Chairman
Joint Chiefs of Staff (2015-2017)


Vice Admiral Frank Pandolfe (Ret.), Former Assistant to the Chairman at Joint Chiefs of Staff (2015-2017)

Vice Admiral Frank Pandolfe (Ret.)

Former Assistant to the Chairman
Joint Chiefs of Staff (2015-2017)

17:00 - 17:10 CLOSE OF DAY ONE