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CXO Tech Forum: National Security

 

 

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Join us July 17 for candid conversations on how the U.S. government can best prepare for a new era in national security and the key role emerging technologies play in bolstering U.S. security.

What does next-gen warfare look like? And how can today's national security officials safeguard the homeland while keeping an eye toward the threats coming next?

We'll discuss artificial intelligence, automation, security, defense vs. offensive cyber capabilities and how to best protect critical infrastructure with leaders from the Defense Department, Homeland Security Department, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services, FBI, CIA, Defense Intelligence Agency, U.S. Cyber Command, Justice Department, and more!

When: July 17, 2018

Time: 8 a.m. to Noon

Where: AUSA Conference and Event Center, Arlington, Va.

Speakers

Robert Adams
Robert Adams
Principal Deputy CIO, State Department
W.L. Scott Bean
Scott Bean
Assistant Director for IT Infrastructure Division, FBI
Anil Chaudhry
Anil Chaudhry
U.S. Customs and Border Protection, Director, Regulatory Audit Systems and Innovation (Invited)
Lt. Col. Chris Cline
Lt. Col. Chris Cline
U.S. Army, Director of Strategic Plans
John Edwards
John Edwards
CIO, CIA
Sarah Fahden
Sarah Fahden
Identity, Records and National Security Division Chief, USCIS
Michael Hoffman
Michael Hoffman
President, GovernmentCIO Media
Sabra Horne, Director, Stakeholder Engagement and Cyber Infrastructure Resilience, DHS
Sabra Horne
Director, Stakeholder Engagement and Cyber Infrastructure Resilience, DHS
Joe Klimavicz
Joe Klimavicz
Deputy Assistant Attorney General, Justice Department (Invited)
Thomas Michelli
Thomas Michelli
Principal Deputy CIO, Defense Department
Kristin St. Peter
Kristin St. Peter
Deputy Associate Director for Capabilities, National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency
Jacob Torrey
Jacob Torrey
DARPA, Program Manager
Camille Tuutti
Camille Tuutti
Editor-in-Chief, GovernmentCIO Media
Amanda Ziadeh
Amanda Ziadeh
Reporter, GovernmentCIO Media
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Agenda

8:00 am
Breakfast and Networking
9:00 am
Opening remarks
9:10 a.m.
CIO Panel

Summary: The role of the CIO in national security has changed drastically over the past two decades. The CIOs speaking on the panel will discuss the challenges they face and their priorities as emerging technologies continue to transform their agencies.

Speakers:
Joe Klimavicz – CIO, Department of Justice
John Edwards – CIO, CIA
Robert Adams – CIO, State Department
9:40 am
Fireside Chat: Lt. Col. Chris Cline, Director of Strategic Plans, U.S. Army
10:00 am
Man vs. Machine: Is Automation National Security's Silver Bullet?

Summary: Today's agencies face a plethora of cyberthreats, not only spearheaded by human attackers but by automated bots, making it more challenging than ever to secure federal IT systems and infrastructure. To fight fire with fire, more agencies are deploying automation to thwart incoming threats, and agencies like DIA, NGA and DHS are leading the way in using automation to fortify systems. Experts from these agencies will discuss the best examples of automation today and the future demands of federal cyberwarriors.

Speakers:
Kristin St. Peter – Deputy Associate Director for Capabilities, NGA
Sarah Fahden – Identity, Records and National Security Division Chief, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services, DHS
Anil Chaudhry – Director, Regulatory Audit Systems and Innovation, U.S. Customs and Border Protection, DHS
10:30 a.m.
Keynote speech: Thomas Michelli -- Acting Principal Deputy CIO, Cybersecurity, Department of Defense 
11:00 a.m.
Defending the Homeland: Infrastructure Vulnerabilities

Summary: The U.S. electric grid, the financial systems and the IT sectors are key components of the nation's critical infrastructure, and their impairment or destruction would have devastating impacts on national security and public safety. How do agencies keep those safe in an cat-and mouse race against adversaries looking to disrupt these systems and processes? Hear the best use cases from across government directly from the tech leaders safeguarding these critical sectors.

Speakers:
Sabra Horne –  Director, Stakeholder Engagement and Cyber Infrastructure Resilience, DHS
W.L Scott Bean – Assistant Director for IT Infrastructure Division, FBI
Jacob Torrey – Program Manager, DARPA
11:30 a.m.
Lunch

Venue

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Association of the U.S. Army Conference and Event Center

The center offers state of the art technology and presentation options, and can accommodate in the range of 200 attendees. It's also conveniently located in the heart of Arlington County, just steps away from the Courthouse Metro station.

Address: 2425 Wilson Boulevard
Arlington, Virginia 22201