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August 22 - 24, 2018
Hilton Crystal City at Washington Reagan National Airport

Main Day 1

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

While registering for the Main Summit Day 1, enjoy your morning cup of coffee, light
snacks and lively peer-to-peer conversation.

8:50 am - 9:00 am CHAIRPERSON'S OPENING REMARKS

Rob Thompson - Co-Founder CUAS Coalition
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Rob Thompson

Co-Founder
CUAS Coalition

9:00 am - 9:45 am STRATEGIES FOR PROTECTING AGAINST UAS THREATS IN A COST EFFECTIVE WAYS

Dr. Juanita Christensen - Executive Director at U.S. Army Aviation and Missile ARDEC, US Army
• Identifying key capabilities gaps
• Investing in cost effective C-UAS technologies
• Modernizing current weapons platforms
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Dr. Juanita Christensen

Executive Director at U.S. Army Aviation and Missile
ARDEC, US Army


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Lt. Col. Sean Troyer

Product Director, C-UAS
PEO SOF Warrior, USSOCOM

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Major Robert Quint

Branch Chief, Anti-terrorism Operations
US Pacific Command

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Chris Seymour

Technical Director
National Security Agency

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Steven Armstrong

Chief of Strategic Engagement
Deputy Director of Operations, NORAD

10:30 am - 11:15 am MORNING NETWORKING BREAK

 

11:15 am - 12:00 pm Title: Mobility Enabled Network Infrastructures for UAVs and UGVs

Robert Schena - CEO Rajant Corporation
  • Overcoming Communications Challenges with High Bandwidth, High Capability Networks
  • Drone to Drone Communications
  • Data Security is Paramount
  • Kinetic Mesh Networks – Field Success Stories
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Robert Schena

CEO
Rajant Corporation

12:00 pm - 12:45 pm Policy Movement to Integrate Counter-UAS with IAMD to Fully Protect Mobile and Fixed Position Assets

Riki Ellison - Founder & Chairman Missile Defense Advocacy Alliance

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Riki Ellison

Founder & Chairman
Missile Defense Advocacy Alliance

12:45 pm - 1:45 pm Lunch

All the morning hustle and bustle has probably made for a much needed lunch break! Join us for lunch and make new
friends at your table

1:45 pm - 2:30 pm Presentation from Liteye Systems Inc.

Kenneth Geyer - CEO Liteye Systems, Inc.

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Kenneth Geyer

CEO
Liteye Systems, Inc.

2:30 pm - 3:15 pm DEFINING THE DEFENSE DEPARTMENT’S UNMANNED SYSTEMS THREAT: CHALLENGES & OPPORTUNITIES

Major Clifford Plowman - C-UAS Requirements Manager The Joint Staff

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Major Clifford Plowman

C-UAS Requirements Manager
The Joint Staff

3:15 pm - 4:00 pm NETWORKING BREAK

Take a moment to recharge form the afternoon sessions!

4:00 pm - 4:45 pm INDUSTRY PANEL: CHALLENGES FACING THE COUNTER-UAS COMMUNITY: HOW TO MOVE THE INDUSTRY FORWARD

Craig Powell - VP Business Development - Global ISR Systel USA
Jeffery Finan - VP Business Development Echodyne Corp.
Panel: Echodyne Corp., Systel Inc., SkySafe Inc.
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Craig Powell

VP Business Development - Global ISR
Systel USA

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Jeffery Finan

VP Business Development
Echodyne Corp.

4:45 pm - 5:00 pm CHAIRPERSON'S CLOSING REMARKS

Rob Thompson - Co-Founder CUAS Coalition
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Rob Thompson

Co-Founder
CUAS Coalition

5:00 pm - 5:00 pm End of Main Conference Day One