7-9 November 2017 | Washington D.C., USA

Meet the Speakers

Introducing the 2017 Conference Chairmen


Lieutenant General Ronald L. Burgess Jr. (Ret.)
Lieutenant General Ronald L. Burgess Jr. (Ret.)
Former Director
Defense Intelligence Agency (2009-2012)
Lieutenant General Robert P ‘Bob’ Otto (Ret.)
Lieutenant General Robert P ‘Bob’ Otto (Ret.)
Former Deputy Chief of Staff for Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance
Headquarters U.S. Air Force (2013-2016)
Lieutenant General  David A. Deptula (Ret.)
Lieutenant General David A. Deptula (Ret.)
First Deputy Chief of Staff for Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance
Headquarters U.S. Air Force (2006-2010)

Introducing the 2017 Speaker Faculty


Joint Chiefs of Staff (2007-2011)
General James Cartwright (Ret)
Former Vice Chairman
Joint Chiefs of Staff (2007-2011)
Headquarters, U.S. Air Force
Lieutenant General VeraLinn “Dash” Jamieson
Deputy Chief of Staff for Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance
Headquarters, U.S. Air Force
U.S. Army Cyber Command
Lieutenant General Paul Nakasone
Commanding General
U.S. Army Cyber Command
Office of the Assistant Secretary of the Air Force for Acquisition
Lieutenant General Arnold Bunch, Jr
Military Deputy
Office of the Assistant Secretary of the Air Force for Acquisition
NATO Airborne Early Warning and Control Force Command
Major General Dawn Dunlop
Commander
NATO Airborne Early Warning and Control Force Command
USAF HQ
Brigadier General Bradley Saltzman
Director of Current Operations, Deputy Chief of Staff for Operations
USAF HQ
Brigadier General Michel Lalumiere
Brigadier General Michel Lalumiere
Director General Air Force Development
Royal Canadian Air Force
Headquarters Air Education and Training Command (AETC)
Brigadier General William Spangenthal
Director of Plans, Programs, Requirements and Assessments
Headquarters Air Education and Training Command (AETC)
1 Candian Air Division
Brigadier General Sean Boyle
Deputy Commander
1 Candian Air Division
Office of the Secretary of Defense
Brigadier General Kevin Kennedy
Principal Director to the Deputy Chief Information Officer for Command, Control, Communications and Computers and Information Infrastructure Capabilities
Office of the Secretary of Defense
Headquarters Air Combat Command
Brigadier General Peter Lambert
Director of Intelligence
Headquarters Air Combat Command
U.S. Air Force
Colonel Jon Rhone
Commander, 505th Test & Evaluation Group
U.S. Air Force
Canadian Joint Operations Command
Colonel Steven Desjardins
J2
Canadian Joint Operations Command
U.S. Army Africa
Colonel Shawn Nilius
Chief of Intelligence
U.S. Army Africa
USAF
Colonel Laurie Dickson
Commander, 710th Combat Operations Squadron
USAF
U.S. Navy
Lieutenant Commander Alan Brechbill
Program Manager, Space Requirements & Capabilities Developer
U.S. Navy
 Headquarters Air Force Research Laboratory
Jack Blackhurst SES
Executive Director
Headquarters Air Force Research Laboratory
U.S. Air Force Life Cycle Management Center
Steven Wert SES
Program Executive Officer for Battle Management
U.S. Air Force Life Cycle Management Center
National Reconnaissance Office
Jeffrey Eggers SES
DISL Mission Assurance Executive
National Reconnaissance Office
Office of the Director of National Intelligence
Dr David Isaacson
Program Manager, Intelligence Ventures in Exploratory Science and Technology Acquisition, Technology, and Facilities
Office of the Director of National Intelligence
Marine Corps Systems Command
Luis Velazquez
Branch Head, Future Capabilities & Innovation
Marine Corps Systems Command
Dawn Meyerriecks
Dawn Meyerriecks
Deputy Director, Science and Technology
Central Intelligence Agency
DARPA
Wade Shen
Program Manager, Information Innovation Office (I2O)
DARPA
Intelligence Advanced Research Projects Activity (IARPA)
Dr Seth Goldstein
Program Manager, Hybrid Forecasting Competition (HFC)
Intelligence Advanced Research Projects Activity (IARPA)
Air Force Materiel Command Life Cycle Management Center
Daniel Holtzman
Air Force Highly Qualified Expert, Cyber Technical Director
Air Force Materiel Command Life Cycle Management Center
Australian National University
Professor John Blaxland
former Director Joint Intelligence Operations (J2) and Head, Strategic and Defence Studies Centre
Australian National University
Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS)
Todd Harrison
Director, Defense Budget Analysis, Director, Aerospace Security Project and Senior Fellow, International Security Program
Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS)
James Martin Center for Nonproliferation Studies
Melissa Hanham
Senior Research Associate
James Martin Center for Nonproliferation Studies

Industry Thought Leaders


Boeing
Fred Smith
Senior Director Global Sales & Marketing, Commercial Derivative Aircraft
Boeing
Lockheed Martin
Dr Rob Smith
Vice President, C4ISR. Rotary and Mission Systems (RMS)
Lockheed Martin
Nest-ISR
Marcus Kenny
Director
Nest-ISR
Dell-EMC Federal
Cameron Chehreh
Chief Technology Officer and Chief Operating Officer
Dell-EMC Federal
Aechelon Technology
Javier Castellar Castellar
Co-Founder
Aechelon Technology
Raytheon
Neil Kacena
Vice President Technology Innovation and Strategic Pursuits
Raytheon
Raytheon
Willy Andersen
ABMS Program Director and Campaign Lead
Raytheon
Oracle
Dave Rose
Vice President
Oracle
Raytheon
Darwin Easter
AWACS Capture Lead
Raytheon