Featured Speakers

 

Tuesday, 5 August, 2014

8:45 a.m. - 9:00 a.m.

Symposium Welcome

LtGen Robert M. Shea, USMC (Ret.) (confirmed)

President & CEO

AFCEA International

Tuesday, 5 August, 2014

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

Morning Keynote: "DoD and Industry Partnership - A Way Ahead!"

The Honorable Frank Kendall, III (confirmed)

Under Secretary of Defense Acquisition, Technology and Logistics

VIDEO

Tuesday, 5 August, 2014

12:30 p.m. - 1:45 p.m.

Luncheon Keynote: "Acquisition Changes to Provide More for Less"

Dr. Jacques S. Gansler (confirmed)
former Under Secretary of Defense for Acquisition, Technology and Logistics
Director, Center for Public Policy and Private Enterprise, University of Maryland

Presentation

Wednesday, 6 August, 2014

9:30 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.

Opening Keynote: "Challenges of Strengthening Acquisition and Oversight"

Mr. Mark Borkowski (confirmed)
Assistant Commissioner, Office of Technology Innovation and Acquisition

Customs and Border Protection
Department of Homeland Security

Wednesday, 6 August, 2014

10:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.

Keynote Address: "Defense Budget: Current Specifics and Future Trends"

Mr. James McAleese (confirmed)
Principal
McAleese Associates, P.C.

Presentation

Wednesday, 6 August, 2014

12:15 p.m. - 1:45 p.m.

Luncheon Keynote:"Business Trends in Acquisition – How does it impact Industry and Government?"

Ms. Elaine Duke (confirmed)

Principal

Elaine Duke and Associates, LLC (Former Department of Homeland Security Undersecretary for Management that included a $17 Billion Acquisition Program)

Wednesday, 6 August, 2014

4:00 p.m. - 4:15 p.m.

Symposium Closing

LtGen Robert M. Shea, USMC (Ret.) (confirmed)

President & CEO

AFCEA International

Panel Sessions

Tuesday, 5 August, 2014

4:00 p.m. - 5:15 p.m.

"The Academic Road to Acquisition Excellence"

Moderator:

Mr. James E. Thomsen, SES (confirmed)
Principal Civilian Deputy Assistant Secretary of Navy, Research, Development & Acquisition

Panelists:
Dr. William Gates, Ph.D. (confirmed)
Dean, Graduate School of Business and Public Policy
Naval Postgraduate School

BGen Thomas A. Gorry, USMC (confirmed)
Commandant, Dwight D. Eisenhower School for National Security and Resources Strategy

National Defense University

Mr. James P. Woolsey (confirmed)
President
Defense Acquisition University

 

Wednesday, 6 August, 2014

2:30 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.

"What Keeps a PEO Up at Night?"

Moderator:

Dr. Linda S. Brandt (confirmed)
Acquisition Department Chair, Dwight D. Eisenhower School for National Security and Resource Strategy
National Defense University

Panelists:
Mr. Kevin W. Buckley
(confirmed)
Program Executive Officer for Air Force Mobility Programs

Mr. Anthony J. Davis (confirmed)
Program Executive Officer for C4
Headquarters, U.S. Special Operations Command

Mr. William E. Taylor (confirmed)
Program Executive Officer Land Systems
ASN RDA

RDML Joseph M. Vojvodich, USCG (confirmed)

Director, Acquisition Programs & Program Executive Officer
United States Coast Guard