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

Conference events take place in the Ronald Reagan Building and International Trade Center - Atrium Hall and Atrium Ballroom.

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Registration Hours
Atrium Hall Foyer
Monday, March 10 7:00 a.m. - 6:30 p.m.
Tuesday, March 11 7:00 a.m. - 5:15 p.m.
Wednesday, March 12 7:00 a.m. - 12:15 p.m.
   
Exhibit Hours
Atrium Ballroom
Monday, March 10 1:30 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.
Tuesday, March 11 7:00 a.m. - 2:45 p.m.
   
 

AFCEA Answers Radio Show on Critical Infrastructure, featuring Suzanne Spaulding, the acting Department of Homeland Security Undersecretary for the National Protection and Programs Directorate.

AFCEA Answers Radio Show on Information Sharing Network, featuring Kshemendra Paul, Program Manager, Information Sharing Environment.

 
Monday, March 10
   
7:00 a.m. - 8:00 a.m. Continental Breakfast
   
7:45 a.m. - 8:00 a.m.

Small Business Symposium Overview

Ms. Marie Russell (confirmed)

Small Business Symposium Chair

   
8:00 a.m. - 9:00 a.m.

Small Business Case Studies: Growth Strategies in a Challenging Federal Market

Moderator:

Ms. Judy Bradt (confirmed)

Chief Executive Officer

Summit Insight

Panelists:

Mr. Mike Janeway (confirmed)

President

APG Technologies

Ms. Babs Doherty (confirmed)

President & CEO

Eagle Ray

   
9:00 a.m. - 10:00 a.m.

Small Business Program Overview at DHS

Mr. Kevin Boshears (confirmed)

Director, Office of Small and Disadvantaged Business Utilization

Department of Homeland Security

   
10:00 a.m. - 10:15 a.m. Break
   
10:15 a.m. - 11:15 a.m.

Expanding Your Businesses Through Social Media

Mr. Mark Amtower (confirmed)

Director

Government Market Master Forum

PRESENTATION

   
11:15 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. Break
   
12:00 p.m. - 12:20 p.m.

Conference Welcome and Overview

Mr. Kent Schneider

President & CEO

AFCEA International

Mr. Jim Flyzik

Chairman, AFCEA Homeland Security Conference Subcommittee

and President, The Flyzik Group

   
12:20 p.m. - 1:30 p.m.

Luncheon Keynote Address

ADM Thad Allen, USCG (Ret.) (confirmed)

Senior Vice President, Booz Allen Hamilton

23rd Commandant of the Coast Guard

   
1:30 p.m. - 2:15 p.m. Break/Exhibit Hall opening
   
2:15 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.

Panel: Mobility and Interoperability

Moderator:

Mr. Chris Smith (confirmed)

Vice President, Technology

AT&T Government Solutions

This session has been preapproved for 1 CompTIA CEU: A+, Net+, Mobility+, Security+ and 1 GIAC CMU

   
3:30 p.m. - 4:45 p.m.

Panel: Information Sharing - Fusion Centers

Moderator:

Mr. Kshemendra Paul (confirmed)

Program Manager

Information Sharing Environment

This session has been preapproved for 1 CompTIA CEU: Security+ and 1 GIAC CMU

   
4:45 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Day One Closing Remarks

   
5:00 p.m. - 6:30 p.m. Technology Reception in the Exhibit Hall
   
   
 
Tuesday, March 11
   
7:00 a.m. - 8:00 a.m. Continental Breakfast
   
8:00 a.m. - 8:15 a.m. Overview of Day Two
   
8:15 a.m. - 9:00 a.m.

Keynote Address

Ms. Sandra Grimes (confirmed)

Former CIA Officer

and Co-author, Circle of Treason

   
9:00 a.m. - 9:15 a.m. Break
   
9:15 a.m. - 10:15 a.m.

Panel: Big Data Analytics

Moderator:

Mr. Hank Tseu (confirmed)

Senior Manager, 42six

CSC

This session has been preapproved for 1 CompTIA CEU: A+ and 1 GIAC CMU

   
10:15 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.

Panel: Role of Laboratories in Homeland Security

Moderator:

Mr. Ira Reese (confirmed)

Executive Director, Laboratories and Scientific Services Bureau

Customs and Border Protection

This session has been preapproved for 1 CompTIA CEU: A+, Net+, Mobility+, Security+ and 1 GIAC CMU

   
11:30 a.m. - 12:15 p.m. Break in the Exhibit Hall
   
12:15 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.

Keynote Lunch

Mr. James Blasingame (confirmed)

Deputy National Intelligence Manager for the Western Hemisphere for Homeland

Office of the Director of National Intelligence

   
2:00 p.m. - 2:45 p.m.

Break in the Exhibit Hall

   
2:45 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Panel: Professionalization of Cyber Security - Human Resources

Moderator:

Ms. Christina Ayiotis, Esq. CRM (confirmed)

AFCEA International Cyber Committee

Background information:

Press release on Professionalization of Cyber

Remarks on Professionalization of Cyber from Dr. Diana Burley

This session has been preapproved for 1 CompTIA CEU: Security+

   
4:00 p.m. - 5:15 p.m.

Panel: Continuous Diagnostics Monitoring

Moderator:

Mr. John Streufert (confirmed)

Director, Federal Network Resilience

Department of Homeland Security

This session has been preapproved for 1 CompTIA CEU: A+ and 1 GIAC CMU

   
5:15 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.

Day Two Closing Remarks

   
   
   
Wednesday, March 12
   
7:00 a.m. - 8:00 a.m. Continental Breakfast
   
8:15 a.m. - 8:45 a.m.

Overview of Day Three

Special Recognitions

   
8:45 a.m. - 9:00 a.m.

Shared Welcome Message

Mr. Luke McCormack (confirmed)

Chief Information Officer

Department of Homeland Security

Mr. Nick Nayak (confirmed)

Chief Procurement Officer

Department of Homeland Security

   
9:00 a.m. - 10:15 a.m.

Panel: Doing Business in Homeland Security - Procurement Executives Roundtable

Moderator:

Mr. Greg Rothwell (confirmed)

President

Evermay Consulting

   
10:15 a.m. - 10:45 a.m.

Break

sponsored by

   
10:45 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

Panel: IT Priorities in Homeland Security - CIO Roundtable

Moderator:

Mr. Jim Flyzik

Chairman, AFCEA Homeland Security Conference Subcommittee

and President, The Flyzik Group

This session has been preapproved for 1 CompTIA CEU: Security+ and 1 GIAC CMU

   
12:00 p.m. - 12:15 p.m.

Conference Closing Remarks