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Speakers and Panels

 

Featured Speakers

Tuesday, 24 June

9:30 a.m. - 9:40 a.m.

Welcome and Conference Opening

Mr. Kent Schneider (confirmed)

President and CEO

AFCEA International


   

Tuesday, 24 June

9:40 a.m. - 10:00 a.m.

Video: “Cyber Awakening”

Dr. Robert D. Childs (confirmed)

President of iCLEAR

Former Chancellor of the National Defense University iCollege

   

Tuesday, 24 June

10:00 a.m. - 10:45 a.m.

Opening Keynote

Ms. Suzanne Spaulding (confirmed)

Under Secretary for the National Protection and Programs Directorate

Department of Homeland Security

VIDEO

Hear Suzanne Spaulding explain the National Infrastructure Protection Plan on the AFCEA Answers radio show. Listen to the entire program online.


   

Tuesday, 24 June

12:00 p.m. - 1:15 p.m.
Keynote Luncheon*

Luncheon Speaker:

ADM Michael S. Rogers, USN (confirmed)

Commander, U.S. Cyber Command

Director, National Security Agency
Chief, Central Security Service

VIDEO


   

Wednesday, 25 June

12:45 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.

Keynote Luncheon*
Speaker:

Mr. Terry Halvorsen (confirmed)

DoD Chief Information Officer, Acting

VIDEO


* Ticket required.

 

Panel Sessions

 

Tuesday, 24 June
2:45
p.m. - 4:15 p.m.

Panel I: Managing Cyber Risk From the Top – A Primer for Executive Leadership

VIDEO - Part One

VIDEO - Part Two

 

Synopsis: CEOs and Board members are being challenged to incorporate cybersecurity into enterprise risk management.  Managing and mitigating the cyber risk is becoming increasingly difficult in a rapidly changing and sophisticated threat environment. Panelists will provide suggestions for working with cybersecurity professionals, best practices, and tips for implementing the NIST Cybersecurity Framework.  Panelists will also provide ideas for better public and private collaboration.  This panel discussion will be of benefit to leaders just starting to manage cyber risk and those executives who are looking to improve an existing cybersecurity risk management program. 

 

Moderator:

Mr. Al Berkeley (confirmed)

Chairman

Princeton Capital Management

former Vice Chairman of NASDAQ

 
Panelists:

Ms. Cheri F. McGuire (confirmed)

Vice President, Global Government Affairs & Cybersecurity Policy

Symantec

 

Mr. Michael Echols (confirmed)

Chief, Communications and IT Sector

U.S. Department of Homeland Security

 
 

Mr. Joel Schleicher (confirmed)

Founder, Cyber Risk Management, LLC

Co-Founder, MWB Investments, LLC 

 
 

Wednesday, 25 June
9:45
a.m. - 11:15 a.m.

Panel II: Security Cooperation: Building Partner Capacity in Cyberspace

VIDEO - Part One

VIDEO - Part Two

 

Moderator:

MAJGEN Koen Gijsbers, Royal Netherlands Army (Ret.) (confirmed)

General Manager
NATO Communications and Information Agency

 
 

Panelists:

Ms. Melissa Hathaway (confirmed)

President, Hathaway Global Strategies

former Acting Senior Director for Cyberspace, National Security Council

 

Lt Gen Johannes Kert (confirmed)

Military Representative of the Estonian Delegation

NATO Cooperative Cyber Defense Centre

 

Lt Gen Mark O. Schissler, USAF (confirmed)

Deputy Chairman

NATO Military Committee

 

Dr. Velizar Shalamanov, Ph.D. (confirmed)

Director, Demand Management

NATO Communications and Information Agency

 
 
 

Wednesday, 25 June

3:45 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.

Panel III: Building Trained and Ready Cyber Teams to Prevent, Shape, Win

VIDEO - Part One

VIDEO - Part Two

 

Moderator:

LTG Rhett Hernandez, USA (Ret.) (confirmed)

Chair

West Point Cyber Research Center

 
 
Panelists:

COL Jennifer G. Buckner, USA (confirmed)

Commander, 780th Military Intelligence Brigade

U. S. Army Cyber Command
 

RADM Marshall B. Lytle, III, USCG (confirmed)

Assistant Commandant for C4IT, U.S Coast Guard

Commander, Coast Guard Cyber

 

Brig Gen Robert J. Skinner, USAF (confirmed)

Deputy Commander

Air Forces Cyber

 

Col Dewey “Guy” Jordan, USMC (confirmed)

AC/S, G2

Marine Forces Cyber Command 
 

VADM Jan E. Tighe, USN (confirmed)

Commander, U.S. Fleet Cyber Command

Commander, U.S. TENTH Fleet

 

Maintain Your DoD 8570.01-M Credentials

Attend designated Cyber Symposium sessions to help sustain your mandated certifications. Attendees may receive documentation for CompTIA CEUs and GIAC CPEs, by attending and getting their event badge scanned at the close of each qualified session.  Event attendance may also satisfy other continuing education requirements. Please contact the appropriate oversight organization for determination. Some applicable organizations might include: National Contract Management Association (NCMA) and ISC2, Project Management Institute (PMI).