August 20 - 22, 2019
Washington, D.C.

Focus Day

8:00 am - 8:55 am REGISTRATION & BREAKFAST

Grab a cup of coffee, and get to know your fellow attendees.

8:55 am - 9:00 am CHAIRPERSON'S OPENING REMARKS

9:00 am - 9:45 am CHALLENGES FOR COUNTERING INDIVIDUAL AND MULTIPLE SMALL UAS THAT ARE WEAPONIZED OR IN NON-WEAPONIZED MODES

LTC (R) Albert Sciaretta - Chair, Committee on CUAS Capability for Battalion-and-Below Operations, National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine
-  Emerging threats from small unmanned aircraft systems (sUASs) and a new timeframe taxonomy
-  Understanding technical and behavioral differences of various multiple sUAS groupings – they are not all swarms
-  The concern for Infantry battalion and below operations
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LTC (R) Albert Sciaretta

Chair, Committee on CUAS Capability for Battalion-and-Below Operations
National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine

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Josh Holtzman

Director, Office of National Security Programs and Incident Response,
FAA

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Timothy Wallace

Manager
Operations Security Strategic Initiatives, FAA

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Elizabeth Soltys

Acting Manager
UAS Security Division, FAA

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Dave Lincoln

UAS Security Specialist, UAS Security Division
FAA

10:30 am - 11:00 am MORNING NETWORKING BREAK

 

11:00 am - 11:45 am Countering UAS, Train to Fight; Lessons Learned

Kenneth Geyer - CEO, Liteye Systems



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Kenneth Geyer

CEO
Liteye Systems

11:45 am - 12:30 pm THE UNEXPLODED ORDNANCE CENTER OF EXCELLENCE JOINT COUNTER EXPLOSIVE HAZARD DATA MANAGEMENT SYSTEM

William Windsor - Director, Unexploded Ordnance Center of Excellence, DoD
Captain Michael O'Friel - Liason to UXOCE, U.S. Marine Corps
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William Windsor

Director
Unexploded Ordnance Center of Excellence, DoD

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Captain Michael O'Friel

Liason to UXOCE
U.S. Marine Corps

12:30 pm - 1:30 pm LUNCH

Hungry? So are we! Sit down to a tasty meal while discussing the topics so far and what’s to come in
the day.

1:30 pm - 2:00 pm C-UAS solutions : The Past, Present and the Future..

Bill Haraka - Business Development Manager, Robin Radar Systems

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Bill Haraka

Business Development Manager
Robin Radar Systems

2:00 pm - 2:30 pm IMPLICATIONS OF U.S. COUNTER-UAS EFFORTS TO ESCALATION DYNAMICS

Anna Williams, Pd.D. - Research Scientist, Center for Naval Analyses
• Military operations and interactions involving unmanned systems
• Policy and guidance gap affecting U.S. operations involving unmanned systems.
• Potential of Deliberate and non-deliberate actions involving UAS shaping future international norms
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Anna Williams, Pd.D.

Research Scientist
Center for Naval Analyses

2:30 pm - 3:15 pm Afternoon Networking Break

 

3:15 pm - 3:45 pm Using UAS Traffic Management for Counter UAS

Jeffrey Randorf - Engineer Advisor, PM Air Domain Awareness S&T Directorate DHS
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Jeffrey Randorf

Engineer Advisor
PM Air Domain Awareness S&T Directorate DHS

3:45 pm - 4:15 pm Contraband Interdiction in Prisons - Drones, Phones and Synthetic Drugs

Todd R. Craig - Chief,, Office of Security Technology Federal Bureau of Prisons
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Todd R. Craig

Chief,
Office of Security Technology Federal Bureau of Prisons

4:15 pm - 4:30 pm Chairperson’s Closing Remarks

4:30 pm - 4:30 pm END Of Focus Day