All conference events are business dress. Military personnel are encouraged to wear the appropriate uniform of the day.

Conference events take place in the Grand Hyatt Washington - Constitution and Independence Ballrooms.

 

Registration Hours
Registration sponsored by
Independence Ballroom Foyer
Tuesday, February 26 12:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Wednesday, February 27 7:00 a.m. - 4:45 p.m.
Thursday, February 28 7:00 a.m. - 12:15 p.m.
   
   
Exhibit Hours
Independence Ballroom B-I, Lafayette & Farragut Square
Tuesday, February 26 1:30 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.
Wednesday, February 27 7:00 a.m. - 3:15 p.m.
   
   
Tuesday, February 26
   
7:00 a.m. - 8:00 a.m.

Continental Breakfast

Breakfast sponsored by

   
7:45 a.m. - 8:00 a.m.

Small Business Symposium Overview*

Ms. Marie Russell

Business Development, SkyBuilt Power

Small Business Symposium Chair

   
8:00 a.m. - 9:00 a.m.

Small Business Symposium*

"What Primes Want to Know and How to Give It to Them"

Ms. Judy Bradt

President and CEO

Summit Insight

   
9:00 a.m. - 9:20 a.m.

Break

sponsored by

   
9:20 a.m. - 10:20 a.m.

Small Business Symposium*

"Overview and Doing Business with DHS"

Mr. Rafael Borras

Under Secretary for Management

Department of Homeland Security

   
10:20 a.m. - 10:40 a.m.

Break

   
10:40 a.m. - 11:40 a.m.

Small Business Symposium*

"DHS Market Overview and Opportunities for 2013"

Mr. Kevin Brancato

Defense Analyst

Bloomberg Government

   
11:40 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

Break

   
12:00 p.m. - 12:20 p.m.

Conference Welcome and Overview

Mr. Kent Schneider

President and CEO

AFCEA International

Mr. Jim Flyzik

Conference Chairman

President, The Flyzik Group

   
12:20 p.m. - 1:30 p.m.

Luncheon Keynote Address

Mr. J. Alan Orlob (confirmed)

Vice President, Global Safety & Security

Marriott International

Lunch co-sponsored by and

   
1:30 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.  

Break/Exhibit Hall Opening

Sponsored by

   
2:00 p.m. - 3:15 p.m.  

Panel: Cybersecurity

Moderator:

Ms. Paige Atkins (confirmed)

Vice President, Cyber/IT Research

Virginia Tech Applied Research Corporation

   
3:15 p.m. - 4:35 p.m.  

Panel: Critical Infrastructure Protection

Moderator:

Mr. James F.X. Payne

President

Z&A InfoTek, Inc.

   
4:35 p.m. - 4:45 p.m.  

Day One Closing Remarks

Mr. Jim Flyzik

   
4:45 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.  

Technology Reception in the Exhibit Hall

   
 
 
Wednesday, February 27
   
7:00 a.m. - 8:00 a.m.

Registration and Continental Breakfast

Breakfast sponsored by

   
8:00 a.m. - 8:15 a.m.

Overview of Day Two

   
8:15 a.m. - 9:00 a.m.

Morning Keynote

Gen Michael V. Hayden, USAF (Ret.) (confirmed)

Principal, The Chertoff Group

and former Director, Central Intelligence Agency

   
9:00 a.m. - 10:15 a.m. 

Panel: Biometrics/Identity Management

Moderator:

Mr. Jim Williams (confirmed)

Senior Vice President, Business Development

Daon, Inc.

   
10:15 a.m. - 10:45 a.m.

Break in the Exhibit Hall

   
10:45 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

Panel: Information & Intelligence Sharing

Moderator:

Mr. Kshemendra Paul (confirmed)

Program Manager, Information Sharing Environment

Office of the Director of National Intelligence

   
12:00 p.m. - 1:30 p.m.

Luncheon Keynote Address

Mr. John Fass Morton (confirmed)

Author, Next-Generation Homeland Security: Network Federalism and the Course to National Preparedness

 

Lunch sponsored by

   
1:30 p.m. - 2:45 p.m. 

Panel: Emergency Management

Moderator:

Mr. Christopher David (confirmed)

Chief Technology Officer

InfoZen

   
2:45 p.m. - 3:15 p.m.   

Break in the Exhibit Hall

sponsored by

   
3:15 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.   

Panel: Mobile Communications for Homeland Security

Moderator:

Mr. Jim Bugel (confirmed)

Vice President - Public Sector

AT&T

   
4:30 p.m. - 4:45 p.m.  

Day Two Closing Remarks

Mr. Jim Flyzik

   
   
   
Thursday, February 28
   
7:00 a.m. - 8:00 a.m.

Registration and Continental Breakfast

   
8:00 a.m. - 8:15 a.m.

Overview of Day Three

Mr. Jim Flyzik

Chairman, AFCEA Homeland Security Committee and

President, The Flyzik Group

   
8:15 a.m. - 9:00 a.m.

Morning Keynote Address

Mr. Rand Beers (confirmed)

Under Secretary for National Protection and Programs Directorate (NPPD)

Department of Homeland Security

   
9:00 a.m. - 10:15 a.m.

Panel: Training, Modeling and Simulation

Moderator:

Ms. Sandy Peavy (confirmed)

Chief Information Officer

Federal Law Enforcement Training Center

   
10:15 a.m. - 10:45 a.m.

Break

sponsored by

   
10:45 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

Panel: CIO Roundtable

Panel will be recorded for the Federal Executive Forum program on Federal News Radio 1500 AM

Moderator:

Mr. Jim Flyzik

Conference Chairman

President, The Flyzik Group

   
12:00 p.m. - 12:15 p.m.  

Day Three Closing Remarks

Mr. Jim Flyzik

   
   
   

*Included with full conference registration. Click here for further information on registering separately.