Featured Speakers


Wednesday, 14 May, 2014

8:00 a.m. - 8:15 a.m.

Morning Welcome

Col Mike Warlick, USMC (Ret.)

Vice President, Defense Operations
AFCEA International

Wednesday, 14 May, 2014

8:15 a.m. - 9:15 a.m.

Morning Keynote

The Honorable Frank Kendall, III (confirmed)

Under Secretary of Defense Acquisition, Technology and Logistics

Wednesday, 14 May, 2014

9:30 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.

Plenary Panel: Achieving an Effective National Security Posture in an Age of Austerity"


Dr. Jacques S. Gansler (confirmed)


Center for Public Policy and Private Enterprise

University of Maryland



The Honorable Katrina McFarland

Assistant Secretary of Defense (Acquisition)

Dr. Nancy Spruill

Director, Acquisition Resources and Analysis

Office of the Under Secretary of Defense (Acquisition, Technology & Logistics)

Ms. Eleanor R. Spector

Vice President, Prime Contract Management

Fluor Government Group

Thursday, 15 May, 2014

8:00 a.m. - 9:15 a.m.

Morning Keynote:

Mr. James Smerchansky (confirmed)
Deputy Commander, Systems Engineering, Interoperability, Architectures & Technology (SIAT)

Marine Corps Systems Command