Agenda

8:00 AM ET - 9:00 AM ET
Registration & Networking Breakfast
9:00 AM ET - 9:05 AM ET
Welcome Remarks
Goldy Kamali
Goldy Kamali
Founder & CEO, Scoop News Group
9:05 AM ET - 9:25 AM ET
Preserving Democracy Amid Domestic & International Technology Challenges
Maynard Holliday
Maynard Holliday
Performing the Duties of Assistant Secretary of Defense for Critical Technologies (PTDO, ASD(CT)), DOD
9:25 AM ET - 9:35 AM ET
2024 Update from the DOD
David McKeown
David McKeown
Sr. Information Security Officer & Deputy CIO for Cybersecurity, OCIO, DOD
9:35 AM ET - 9:45 AM ET
Protecting the Warfighter
Lt. Gen. Robert Skinner
Lt. Gen. Robert Skinner
Director, DISA & Commander, Joint Force Headquarters-Department of Defense Information Network
9:45 AM ET - 10:00 AM ET
Defense Cyber Priorities
Wanda Jones-Heath
Wanda Jones-Heath
Principal Cyber Advisor, Dept. of Air Force
Jude Sunderbruch
Jude Sunderbruch
Executive Director, Cyber Crime Center, DOD
Mark Pomerleau
Moderator:
Mark Pomerleau
Reporter, DefenseScoop
10:00 AM ET - 10:10 AM ET
Unveiling Data Gravity: Navigating Processing Challenges from Cloud to Mission Edge for Decision Dominance
Michelle Davis
Michelle Davis
Executive Director, Defense Solutions Architects, Red Hat
10:10 AM ET - 10:20 AM ET
Workforce Development
Mark Gorak
Mark Gorak
Principal Director for Resources & Analysis, OCIO, DOD
10:20 AM ET - 10:30 AM ET
Enabling Decision Advantage through Artificial Intelligence
Wes Anderson
Wes Anderson
VP, Defense Operating Unit, Microsoft Federal
10:30 AM ET - 10:45 AM ET
Building Resilience to Counter Threats with Innovative Technologies
Iranga Kahangama
Iranga Kahangama
Assistant Secretary for Cyber, Infrastructure, Risk, and Resilience, DHS
Rebecca Zimmerman
Rebecca Zimmerman
Performing the Duties of the Assistant Secretary of Defense for Homeland Defense and Hemispheric Affairs, DOD
Billy Mitchell
Moderator:
Billy Mitchell
SVP & Executive Editor, Scoop News Group
10:45 AM ET - 10:55 AM ET
Rewind/Fast-Forward: The Role of AI in Great Power Competition
Peter LaMontagne
Peter LaMontagne
CEO, SMX
10:55 AM ET - 11:05 AM ET
Digital Exercises: Driving Tech Adoption in the Field
Schuyler (Sky) Moore
Schuyler (Sky) Moore
CTO, U.S. Central Command (CentCom)
11:05 AM ET - 11:15 AM ET
Advancing the Platform with Technology Resilience Strategy
Nelson Moe
Nelson Moe
LCDR, Dept. of Navy (Ret.) & Director of Strategy, Iron Bow
11:15 AM ET - 11:30 AM ET
Military Data Milestones
Tom Sasala
Tom Sasala
Deputy Director, Office of Enterprise Management, U.S. Army
Michael Libutti
Michael Libutti
Sr. Partner & VP, Defense & Intelligence Industry Leader, IBM
Mikayla Easley
Moderator:
Mikayla Easley
Reporter, DefenseScoop
11:30 AM ET - 12:00 PM ET
Army AI Security & Risk
Young Bang
Young Bang
Principal Deputy, Assistant Secretary of the Army, Acquisition, Logistics & Technology, (ASA(ALT)), U.S. Army
Jennifer Swanson
Jennifer Swanson
Deputy Assistant Secretary of the Army for Data, Engineering & Software (DASA(DES)), Office of the Assistant Secretary of the Army for Acquisition, Logistics and Technology (ASA(ALT)), U.S. Army
12:00 PM ET - 12:10 PM ET
Navy's Dedication to UX
Justin Fanelli
Justin Fanelli
Acting CTO, Dept. of Navy
12:10 PM ET - 12:20 PM ET
Maritime Cyber Priorities
Anne Marie Schumann
Anne Marie Schumann
Principal Cyber Advisor, Dept. of the Navy
12:20 PM ET - 12:30 PM ET
AI Plans, Accomplishments & Next Steps
Dr. Radha Plumb
Dr. Radha Plumb
Chief Digital and Artificial Intelligence Officer, DOD
12:30 PM ET - 12:35 PM ET
Welcome to Lunch
Goldy Kamali
Goldy Kamali
Founder & CEO, Scoop News Group
12:35 PM ET - 1:15 PM ET
1:15 PM ET - 1:25 PM ET
The Power of Information
Leila Gardner
Leila Gardner
Assistant Deputy Commandant for Information & Assistant Director for Intelligence, U.S. Marine Corps
1:25 PM ET - 1:45 PM ET
User First is Mission First
Savanrith "Savan" Kong
Savanrith "Savan" Kong
Customer Experience Officer (CXO), OCIO, DOD
Scarlett Swerdlow
Scarlett Swerdlow
Sr. Technical Strategist, DISA
Kevin Carter
Kevin Carter
Head of Customer Success, Public Sector, Slack
Brandi Vincent
Moderator:
Brandi Vincent
Pentagon Correspondent, DefenseScoop
1:45 PM ET - 2:00 PM ET
Geospatial Intelligence and the Next Wave
Vice Admiral Frank Whitworth
Vice Admiral Frank Whitworth
Director, National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency
2:00 PM ET - 2:30 PM ET
Thwarting Threats and Nurturing Allies in Today’s Global Affairs
Gen. Jim Mattis
Gen. Jim Mattis
Secretary of Defense (2017-2018)
Goldy Kamali
Goldy Kamali
Founder & CEO, Scoop News Group
2:25 PM ET - 2:30 PM ET
Closing Remarks
Goldy Kamali
Goldy Kamali
Founder & CEO, Scoop News Group
2:30 PM ET - 4:00 PM ET
Defense Tech Week Reception & DefenseScoop 50 Awards