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

Main Day 2

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

While registering for the Main Summit Day 2, enjoy your morning cup of coffee, light
snacks and lively peer-to-peer conversation

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

9:00 am - 9:45 am DOJ’S COUNTER-UAS PROTECTION AND ACQUISITION PRIORITIES

Scott Brunner - Deputy Assistant Director Critical Incident Response Group, FBI
• Pinpointing unique requirements of the DOJ to fulfill its objectives
• Taking lessons from DOD’s counter-UAS acquisition strategies applying them at home
• Testing and fielding Counter-UAS technologies to determine the suitability of solutions
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Scott Brunner

Deputy Assistant Director Critical Incident Response Group
FBI

9:45 am - 10:30 am MITIGATING LIABILITY RISK FOR DEPLOYMENT OF COUNTER UAS SYSTEMS WITH THE DHS SAFETY ACT

Gregory Olmstead - Senior Advisor, Department of Homeland Security


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Gregory Olmstead

Senior Advisor
Department of Homeland Security

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

11:15 am - 12:00 pm U.S. ARMY’S STRATEGY FOR ACHIEVING COUNTER UAS CAPABILITY OVER MATCH IN THE SHORT TERM

LTC Demetrios Ghikas - Division Chief, Counter-Unmanned Aircraft Systems (C-UAS), HQDA, G-3/5/7, DAMO-ZCF (Fires)
• Analyzing the current capability gaps and adversary capabilities
• Studying & testing current C-UAS solutions to determine the most capable solution
• Investing in R&D to increase C-UAS capabilities
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LTC Demetrios Ghikas

Division Chief, Counter-Unmanned Aircraft Systems (C-UAS)
HQDA, G-3/5/7, DAMO-ZCF (Fires)

• Unique challenges posed by AI enabled sUAS
• Tactics & strategies for defeating autonomous drones
• Detecting, identifying and neutralizing AI enabled sUAS
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Gerry Tighe

Oversight Executive for Maritime Systems Programs
Emerging Capabilities & Prototypes, OSD R&E

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Fritz Schulz

Oversight Executive for Battle Space Awareness Programs
OSD Research & Engineering

11:45 am - 12:45 pm NETWORKING LUNCH

Halfway through the day. Here comes the final stretch! Be sure not too miss it.

1:45 pm - 2:30 pm DOJ’S COUNTER-UAS PROTECTION AND ACQUISITION PRIORITIES

• Pinpointing unique requirements of the DOJ to fulfill its objectives
• Taking lessons from DOD’s counter-UAS acquisition strategies applying them at home
• Testing and fielding counter-UAS technologies to determine the suitability of solutions

2:30 pm - 3:15 pm PROTECTING THE BORDER: USING CUAS SOLUTIONS TO PROTECT AGAINST UAS THREATS ON THE BORDER

• Installing latest radar technologies to detect and track small UAS
• Training local CBP officers in identifying and neutralizing threats
• Deploying soft-kill and hard-kill C-UAS solutions to neutralize rogue UAS

3:15 pm - 3:45 pm Afternoon Networking & Refreshment Break

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

3:45 pm - 4:30 pm LEARNING FROM THE ADVERSARY: KEYS TO DEFEATING ENEMY COUNTER-UAS SOLUTIONS ON THE BATTLEFIELD

• Analyze and study the C-UAS solutions of the adversaries to improve UAS systems
• Develop resilient UAS systems to operate in CUAS environment
• Invest in R&D to counter adversary hard and soft kill C-UAS measures

4:30 pm - 4:45 pm CHAIRPERSON'S CLOSING REMARKS

 

4:45 pm - 4:45 pm END OF CONFERENCE

Thank you for At tending Counter UAS 2018 – See you next year!