March 12 - 14, 2019
Washington, D.C.

Focus Day

8:00 am - 8:50 am Registration & Networking Breakfast

9:00 am - 9:15 am CHAIRPERSON'S OPENING REMARKS

9:15 am - 10:45 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

10:45 am - 11:30 am MORNING NETWORKING BREAK

 

11:00 am - 12:30 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

1:00 pm - 2:30 pm NETWORKING 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.

1:00 pm - 2:30 pm CHALLENGES AND STRATEGIES FOR COUNTERING SWARM OF WEAPONIZED DRONES

• Analyzing potential risk from drone swarms
• Investing in rapid R&D efforts to procure solutions
• Solving technological hurdles to counter drone swarms

3:30 pm - 3:45 pm CHAIRPERSON'S CLOSING REMARKS

 

3:45 pm - 3:45 pm END OF FOCUS DAY