Featured Speakers


Tuesday, November 15

0810 - 0830

Session One: Opening Remarks

Mr. Jerry Gandy (confirmed)

Director, Mission Assessment and Analysis Directorate (J9)

U.S. Strategic Command


The Honorable Rick Sheehy (confirmed)

Lieutenant Governor

State of Nebraska


LTG John Dubia, USA (Ret.) (confirmed)
Executive Vice President

AFCEA International


Tuesday, November 15

0830 - 0900

Session Two: Keynote Address: USSTRATCOM Perspective

Gen C. Robert Kehler, USAF (confirmed)
U.S. Strategic Command


Tuesday, November 15

0900 - 0930

Session Three: Keynote Address: DoD Perspective

Ms. Madelyn Creedon (confirmed)
Assistant Secretary of Defense for Global Strategic Affairs


Tuesday, November 15

1200 - 1315

Lunch and Session Five: Keynote Address: Integrating Cyber Capabilities into the Joint Fight

GEN Keith B. Alexander, USA (confirmed)

Commander, U.S. Cyber Command

Director, National Security Agency/Central Security Service


Tuesday, November 15

1400 - 1430

Session Six: Keynote Address: Cyber and Space - Merging into the Future

Lt Gen Michael J. Basla, USAF (confirmed)

Vice Commander
Air Force Space Command


Wednesday, November 16

0800 - 0830

Session Eight: Keynote Address: International Cooperation in Cyber Security

Mr. Christopher Painter (confirmed)
Coordinator for Cyber Issues

U.S. Department of State


Wednesday, November 16

1215 - 1330

Lunch and Session Eleven: Keynote Address: CEO View from the Top

Mr. David W. Thompson (confirmed)

Chairman and Chief Executive Officer

Orbital Sciences Corporation


Thursday, November 17

0800 - 0830

Session Fourteen: Keynote Address: Leading with Diplomacy to Strengthen Stability in Space

Mr. Frank A. Rose (confirmed)

Deputy Assistant Secretary for Space and Defense Policy

U.S. Department of State


Thursday, November 17

1115 - 1145

Session Seventeen: Creating Strategic Opportunities for Space and Cyber While Balancing Fiscal Realities

ADM James Winnefeld, Jr., USN (confirmed)

Vice Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff


Thursday, November 17

1230 - 1345

Lunch And Session Eighteen: Cybersecurity - A Glimpse Into the Future

The Honorable Howard Schmidt (confirmed)

White House Cybersecurity Coordinator