Navy Information Warfare Industry Day


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Speaker List and Bios

8:00 – 8:15 AM

Administrative Remarks & Welcome (AFCEA/NIP)

8:15 – 8:45 AM

Introduction/Kickoff (VADM Jeff Trussler/N2N6)

Intel Update (Scott Bray, DDNI)

8:45 – 9:45 AM

How we support the Joint Warfighting Concept

(VADM Scott Conn/N9)

Serves to orient attendees to broad Navy strategy and provides context for subsequent discussions. 

9:45 – 10:15 AM


10:15 AM – 12:00 PM

CNO Navigation Plan Implementation Framework (NIF+4)

Panelists: (20 min each/ Open Q-A) 

RADM Fred Pyle (N96)

Kelly McCool (DWO)

Kevin Davis (N2N6IX)

Melinda Montgomery-Wiegers (N4Z)

12:00 – 1:00 PM


1:00 – 3:00 PM

IW Priorities Panel (N2N6; N2N6 DivDirs)

An overview of Navy IW’s Top Fleet Priorities and alignment to NAVPLAN. Identify gaps and barriers to programmatic and operational successes.

Intro: RADM John Okon  (N2N6I)

N2N6 Priorities (10 min each/ Open Q-A)

Mike Treat (N2N6IP)—Budgetary Overview

Kevin Davis (N2N6IX)—Fleet Priorities

Kelly McCool (DWO)—Digital Warfare  

Bill Flynn (N2N6W)—Crypto-Electronic & Cyber Warfare

Claude Barron (N2N6D) —Tactical Networks & NC3

RDML Tracy Hines (N2N6D)—Enterprise Networks & Cybersecurity

Chris Ekstrom (N2N6E)—Oceanography & Navigation

Sandy Brown (N2N6Q)—Intelligence

3:00–3:30 PM


3:30 – 4:30 PM

Operational Panel

VADM Kelly Aeschbach, Commander, Naval Information Forces

VADM Craig Clapperton (FCC/C10F)

RADM Mike Studeman (COMONI)

Senior IW leaders will discuss the challenges of the day and where they need more support/input from Industry.

4:30 – 4:45 PM

Questions and Closing Remarks