November 05 - 07, 2019 | Crowne Plaza Old Town Alexandria, washington

Day Three: 7 November

8:00 - 9:00 REGISTRATION AND COFFEE

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)

9:10 - 9:50 OPENING KEYNOTE: MODERNIZING THE ARMY TO ENHANCE MULTI-DOMAIN COMMAND AND CONTROL

  • Ensuring that the Army has the C2 architecture it needs to compete in the high-end fight
  • Enabling mission command across a global US Army network
  • Improving connectivity and resiliency to deliver an integrated tactical network
Brigadier General Johnny Davis, Commanding General at Joint Modernization Command

Brigadier General Johnny Davis

Commanding General
Joint Modernization Command

9:50 - 10:30 LEVERAGING INFORMATION AS THE KEY ENABLER IN THE FUTURE LAND ENVIRONMENT

  • Army’s approach to the multi-domain concept
  • Delivering a persistent view of the battlefield and supporting information manoeuvre in the contested land environment
  • From collection to exploitation; processing data to meet the demands of the operational tempo and to support reconnaissance, surveillance and target acquisition
Brigadier General Robert Collins, Program Executive Officer Intelligence, Electronic Warfare and Sensors (PEO IEW&S) at US Army

Brigadier General Robert Collins

Program Executive Officer Intelligence, Electronic Warfare and Sensors (PEO IEW&S)
US Army

10:30 - 11:10 MORNING COFFEE AND NETWORKING

11:10 - 11:40 DELIVERING NATO’S AWACS TODAY AND TOMORROW

  • Update on the current AWACS fleet and its continued role in NATO’s airborne ISR enterprise
  • The road ahead for the Alliance Future Surveillance and Control Program. Successfully delivering an interative follow-on capability in the 2035 timeframe
  • Partnering with industry to deliver AFSC, and the place of the platform within the future threat environment
Mr Rob Murray, Head of Section, Intelligence, Land and Maritime at Defence Investment Division, NATO

Mr Rob Murray

Head of Section, Intelligence, Land and Maritime
Defence Investment Division, NATO

11:40 - 12:10 END-TO-END INTELLIGENCE IN THE MULTI-DOMAIN ENVIRONMENT

  • Supporting the Air Force’s Distributed Common Ground System
  • Enhancing situational awareness in the cyber domain
  • Scaling the ISR enterprise to meet the demands of the full spectrum of conflict
Colonel Max Pearson, Commander, 480th ISR Wing at US Air Force

Colonel Max Pearson

Commander, 480th ISR Wing
US Air Force

12:10 - 12:40 ENHANCING INTELLIGENCE ON THE SPACE DOMAIN

  • Conducting threat assessments and creating integrated and predictive intelligence on the space and cyberspace domains to support global US operations
  • Innovating information and data exploitation to enhance SSA and support space-based C4ISR systems
  • Exploiting connectivity to deliver a multi-source intelligence product
Colonel Parker Wright, Commander, National Air and Space Intelligence Center at US Air Force

Colonel Parker Wright

Commander, National Air and Space Intelligence Center
US Air Force

12:40 - 13:40 NETWORKING LUNCH

13:40 - 14:10 ADVANCING TRAINING, TACTICS AND TESTING TO SUPPORT COMMAND AND CONTROL IN THE JOINT ENVIRONMENT

  • Exercising command and control in space and cyberspace
  • Coping with the challenges of the contested operating environment. Supporting the development of distributed C2
  • Leveraging LVC training to simulate the demands of multi-domain command and control
  • Interfacing with the future threat environment
  • The place of ‘air’ within the future ISR mix
  • Integrating space and cyber within RCAF’s ISR enterprise
Colonel Nick Torrington-Smith (Tentative), Director of Air Domain Development at Royal Canadian Air Force

Colonel Nick Torrington-Smith (Tentative)

Director of Air Domain Development
Royal Canadian Air Force

14:40 - 15:10 THE F-35 AS AN INFORMATION ENABLER

  • The role of the 5th generation combat aircraft within the information domain – implications for future warfighting
  • Integrating the F-35 within the existing ISR network to support situational awareness and decision advantage
  • Beyond the air domain – integrating F-35 within the multi-domain fight
Colonel Andrew Allen, Chief, Operations Division, F-35 Integration Office at US Air Force

Colonel Andrew Allen

Chief, Operations Division, F-35 Integration Office
US Air Force

15:10 - 15:40 AFTERNOON COFFEE AND NETWORKING

15:40 - 16:10 APPLYING COMMERCIAL TECHNOLOGY TO SUPPORT NATIONAL SECURITY

  • The role of DIU in leveraging disruptive commercial technologies to support Defense’s development of capability
  • Acclerating the application of space-based technologies to enable a multi-domain ISR enterprise
  • Autonomy and AI within the decision loop. What case studies can commercial applications bring to bear within the defense umbrella?
Colonel Mike McGinley, Defense Engagement Team Lead at Defense Innovation Unit, DoD

Colonel Mike McGinley

Defense Engagement Team Lead
Defense Innovation Unit, DoD

  • How do we better support the integration of innovators from beyond the traditional defence supply chain?
  • How can those innovators contribute to our efforts to deliver readiness for a multi-domain fight?
  • Does the defense intelligence enterprise pose the most promise when it comes to successfully integrating innovation, rapidly? How can the particular requirements of ISR drive broader changes in the way DoD acquires and innovates?
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)

Colonel Mike McGinley, Defense Engagement Team Lead at Defense Innovation Unit, DoD

Colonel Mike McGinley

Defense Engagement Team Lead
Defense Innovation Unit, DoD

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)