January 28 - 30, 2019
Washington, D.C.

MAIN SUMMIT DAY 2

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: Strategies Toward a Modernized Network: Converging Disparaged Networks into a Single Secure Infrastructure

• Strategies towards modern network integration
• Address cybersecurity issues that come with a single
network
• Exploring notion of decentralized networks and
security surrounding this type of network

9:45 - 10:30 Updating Communications Systems: Radios, Network Communications, Multi-Reach Mobile Solutions to Improve Soldier Mobility and Capabilities

• Standardizing method for routers to connect and
exchange data over different radios
• Identify smarter routing decision for radios and other
devices by adapting to dynamic changes in RF environment
• Exploring growth areas for radio-satellite
communications, wireless network integration,
communicating voice and data/video simultaneously

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

Wow - there was a lot of great information in the
morning sessions. Take a moment grab a beverage and
chat with your fellow attendees.

11:00 - 11:45 Navy Network Modernization Priorities for Integrating Networks and Cyber Security in Order to Utilize Technology to Full Capacity

• Strategies for network maintenance and
modernization to afloat and ashore networks,
improve cybersecurity, support C2 and battle
space awareness in contest communications and
environments.
• Further issue technical standards to keep C4I systems
modernized and resilient to threats
• Explore continued development and evaluation
of Counter UAS’s and MADIS, along with mobile
solutions

11:45 - 12:30 Leveraging Cloud Computing in Order to Enhance Mission Support

• Explore wide range of as-a-service cloud capabilities;
infrastructure, platform, and software.
• On-and-off premise cloud computing; public, private,
hybrid and community cloud environments, mobile
capabilities
• Discuss Army’s ACCENT migrating enterprise systems
to commercial cloud environment acquisitions as well
as DoD’s JEDI

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 Modifying Legacy Systems to Enhance System on System Interoperability

• Identify legacy systems that function well but require
interoperable systems integration
• Discuss strategies that involve middleware
• Utilize model-driven reverse and forward engineering
to improve legacy software

14:15 - 15:00 First Net’s Focus on Modernizing Networks

• Discuss First Net’s purpose to establish, operate, and
maintain an interoperable public safety broadband
network
• First Net RAN connections for each state
• Strategies towards the first nationwide high-speed
broadband wireless network

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

This is your last chance to swap information with
your fellow attendees - Make sure to take advantage
of the break

15:30 - 16:15 Maintaining Connectivity through Satellite Communications Pathways

• Ensuring tactical reach through secure
communications gateways
• Real-time data communication for fixed and mobile
operating environments; WGS
• Integrating a system-of-systems architecture to
support strategic communications infrastructure

16:15 - 17:00 Autonomous Systems: Modernized Networks and Cyber Security

• Updating cybersecurity in software development
frameworks and architectures for autonomous systems
• Address main security issues for autonomous systems
• Network interoperability among systems.

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

17:15 - 17:15 End of Network Modernization 2019