Speakers and Panels

 

Featured Speakers

Tuesday, 10 July

1300 - 1330

Conference Opening

Mr. Kent Schneider (confirmed)

President & CEO

AFCEA International

Video

   
   

Tuesday, 10 July

1330 - 1430

Keynote Address

Mr. John A. Wilcox (confirmed)

Director, Communications Systems and Chief Information Officer

U.S. Special Operations Command

Video - Presentation

   
   

Tuesday, 10 July

1430 - 1500

Rapid Acquisition Overview - PlugFest

Mr. Eric Westreich (confirmed)
esri

Video - Presentation

   
   

Wednesday, 11 July

0800 - 0900

Keynote Address

Lt Gen Bradley A. Heithold, USAF (confirmed)

Vice Commander

U.S. Special Operations Command

Presentation

Video from this session is unavailable.

   
 

Wednesday, 11 July

0930 - 1015

Plenary Address

Col David W. McMorries, USMC (confirmed)

Recent Regional Command Southwest C-6/II MEF

FWD G-6

Future Commanding Officer, Marine Corps Network Operations & Security Center (MCNOSC)

Video part 1 - Video part 2 - Presentation

   
   
 

Wednesday, 11 July

1130 - 1300

AFCEA Tampa-St. Petersburg Pelican Chapter Luncheon*

   

Tampa Welcome

The Honorable Bob Buckhorn (confirmed)

Mayor
City of Tampa

Video

   

Keynote Address
Mr. Michael Krieger (confirmed)

Deputy Chief Information Officer/G-6

U.S. Army

Video - Presentation

   
 

Wednesday, 11 July

1400 - 1500

Plenary Address

Maj Gen (Sel.) Michael J. Kingsley, USAF (confirmed)
Vice Commander

Air Force Special Operations Command

Video from this session is unavailable.

   
 

Thursday, 12 July
0800 - 0900

Keynote Address

BG Lawrence Wayne Brock, III, USAR (confirmed)

Deputy Commanding General
335th Signal Command (Theater)

Video - Q&A Video

   
   

Tuesday, 10 July

1430 - 1500

PlugFest Awards Presentation

Mr. Eric Westreich (confirmed)
esri

Video - Presentation

   
 

Thursday, 12 July
1400 - 1445
Plenary Address
MG Dennis Moran, USA (Ret.)
(confirmed)
Vice President, U.S. DoD Business Development, RF Communications Division
Harris Corporation

Video - Q&A Video

   
   

Thursday, 12 July
1500 - 1545
Keynote Address
MG Karl R. Horst, USA (confirmed)
Chief of Staff
U.S. Central Command

Video - Presentation

   
   

Thursday, 12 July

1545 - 1600

Conference Closing

Mr. Kent Schneider (confirmed)

President & CEO

AFCEA International

 

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Panel Sessions

 

Tuesday, 10 July
1530 - 1700

Panel: "Securing Our Borders: Interagency Cooperation"

Video part 1 - Video part 2

Note: this video is heavily edited because we are not permitted to post two of the panelists' comments. Please forgive any continuity issues.

 

Moderator: RADM William D. Baumgartner, USCG (confirmed)
Commander
Seventh Coast Guard District

 

Panelists:

Captain Michael Baumaister (confirmed)
Criminal Intelligence Bureau

Tampa Police Department

 

Mr. Gerald Bessette (confirmed)
Traditional Technology Section

Federal Bureau of Investigation

 

Mr. Jose D. Soto (confirmed)
DEA Intelligence Liaison to
U.S. Special Operations Command

 

Maj Gen Emmett R. Titshaw, Jr., FL ANG (confirmed)
The Adjutant General

State of Florida

 
 

Wednesday, 11 July
1500 - 1630

Industry Panel: "What is the Communications Landscape 5 Years Out and How Does DoD Prepare for Change?"

Video - Q&A Video

 

Moderator: LTG Jeffrey A. Sorenson, USA (Ret.) (confirmed)

Vice President
A.T. Kearney

 

Panelists:

Mr. Patrick S. Finn (confirmed)
Senior Vice President, U.S. Federal Operations

Cisco Systems, Inc.

Presentation

 

Mr. Prem Iyer (confirmed)
Vice President, North America Channel Sales

RedSeal Networks, Inc.

Presentation

 

Brig Gen Mike Lee, USAF (Ret.) (confirmed)
Partner, National Security

Blue Canopy

Presentation

 

Mr. William Rowan (confirmed)
Vice President - DoD

VMware, Inc.

Presentation

 
 

Thursday, 12 July
0915 - 1045

Panel: "Joint & Coalition Forces: Teaming with Other Agency Partners for Reconstruction and Beyond"

Video - Q&A Video

"Views and opinions presented are those of the speakers and do not necessarily represent the views of the United States, the Department of Defense or its components. They shall not be used for advertising or product endorsement purposes."

 

Moderator: Maj Gen Chip Chapman, CB (confirmed)
Senior British Military Advisor

U.S. Central Command

Presentation

 

Panelists:

RADM Vincent B. Atkins, USCG (confirmed)
Director of Operations (J3)

U.S. Southern Command

 

BG John W. Baker, USA (confirmed)
Director of Command, Control, Communications and Computer Systems (J6)

U.S. Central Command

Presentation

 

Mr. Joseph Bitto (confirmed)
Deputy Director, Command, Control, Communications and Computer Systems (J6)

U.S. Southern Command

 

Mr. Jim Craft (confirmed)
Chief Information Officer

Joint Improvised Explosive Device Defeat Organization (JIEDDO)