January 28 - 30, 2019
Hilton Alexandria Mark Center, Alexandria , VA

MAIN SUMMIT DAY 1

8:00 - 8:45 REGISTRATION & COFFEE

While registering for the day’s sessions have some coffee
and start chatting with your fellow attendees

8:45 - 9:00 Chairperson’s Opening Remarks

9:00 - 9:45 KEYNOTE PRESENTATION: DoD Enterprise Technology Update

• DoD’s most important enterprise initiatives; latest
developments related to network infrastructure and
upgrades, cybersecurity, cloud computing, UC, and
mobile security
• Highlight new opportunities for industry to partner with
DoD to achieve objectives of JIE
• Update on DoD budget

9:45 - 10:30 Delivering a Connected Battlefield to Fight Cohesively in Battle

• How mobile wireless solutions can help defend and
attack on the battlefield
• Securing strong MANET ad-hoc networks in warzones
and bases
• Integrating mobile networks to operate at full spectrum
capabilities

10:30 - 11:00 DEMO DRIVE AND MORNING NETWORKING & REFRESHMENT BREAK

Continue the conversation over some coffee and light
snacks while meeting each of our exclusive sponsors
and find out what they can do for you!

11:00 - 11:45 Challenges to Data Centralization: Consolidating Data from Disparate Systems

• Addressing difficulties of consolidating data from
different platforms
• Strategies for migrating enterprise system/
applications to a commercial cloud environment
• Identifying trends from large data streams

11:45 - 12:30 Maintaining Tactical Edge in a Complex Threat Environment with Modern Networks

• Consolidating data to analyze information more
quickly in order to maintain tactical competitiveness
from enemies
• Transitioning stand-alone mission command systems
into an integrated, web-based environment;
Common Operating Environment (COE)
• Utilizing advanced networks to

12:30 - 13:30 NETWORKING LUNCHEON

Discuss some of the topics covered in the morning sessions
while simultaneously networking with other attendees, all
while enjoying a good meal!

13:30 - 14:15 Protecting Networks from Hackers and Foreign Threats Against Adversaries of Enemies

• Assessing current cybersecurity abilities to address
system vulnerabilities and potential of outside threats
• Learning how hackers can perpetrate a network hack
• Discussing ways to guard against data breach

14:15 - 15:00 KEYNOTE PRESENTATION: Futures Command’s Priorities on Network Modernization

• Rapidly procuring solutions to drive toward a unified
mission command network
• Halting programs that do not address operational
requirement
• Fixing existing efforts that are necessary to fulfill critical
operational shortfalls and pivoting to new acquisitions
and requirements

15:00 - 15:30 AFTERNOON NETWORKING & REFRESHMENT BREAK

During this break, pre-selected speakers will be
arranged in the networking hall to answer any of your
questions. Join them and ask away!

15:30 - 16:15 Tending to Neglected Networks in Order to Facilitate Information Sharing

• Moving to a ITaaS model
• Consolidating public data to intelligence systems and
making those systems automatic so they can better
inform soldiers
• Conditioning and structuring data to aide in the
development of automation on the battlefield and
target location tracking

16:15 - 17:00 Utilizing Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning Software to Help Integrate Networks

• AI and ML can reveal new insights from network
telemetry and data flow, which enable operators to
predict capacity demands and scale networks
• Techniques add a layer of intelligence to network
management and automation toolsets

17:00 - 17:15 Chairperson’s Closing Remarks

17:15 - 17:15 End of Main Summit Day One