Main Day 2

CUAS Day 2

9:00 - 10:50 EST Morning Registration and Networking

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Brigadier General (R) David P. Komar

Former Director of Capabilities Developments Directorate ARCIC
US Army


  • Air defense artillery brigade next steps to meet evolving CUAS threats
  • Emerging needs and current capability capacity
  • Understanding the Army’s C/sUAS agenda and mission sets

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Colonel Jennifer L. Schulke

Director, Army Capability Manager, Air Defense Artillery Brigade, (ACM-ADA-BDE)
U.S. Army Fires Center of Excellence & Fort Sill, Oklahoma

  • Coordinating the development of air defense capabilities from UAS and sUAS threats
  • Necessary next steps: JIAMDO technology, strategy and policy efforts to best meet persistent and rapidly evolving sUAS threats
  • Partnership and collaboration lines of effort across the Joint Force

 

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Colonel Tony Behrens

Incoming Deputy Director (Seated 1 JULY)
Joint Integrated Air and Missile Defense Organization (JIAMDO)

11:00 - 11:30 EST Taking Control of the Drone Threat in the Most Sensitive Environments

Terry DiVittorio - General Manager, North America, D-Fend Solutions
Jeffrey Starr - Chief Marketing Officer, D-Fend Solutions
  • Why Conventional Solutions Struggle in Sensitive Scenarios
  • Counter-Drone Core Concepts for Continuity – Control. Focus, Safety, Future Readiness
  • The Rogue Drone Incident Lifecycle
  • Operational Deployments – Stationary, Tactical, Mobile and more

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Terry DiVittorio

General Manager, North America
D-Fend Solutions

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Jeffrey Starr

Chief Marketing Officer
D-Fend Solutions

  • Ensuring PFPA ability to respond to and deter sUAS and drone threats
  • CUAS lines of effort and near-term priorities
  • Safeguarding Pentagon CNI and occupants: necessary CUAS next-steps
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Vince Tur-Rojas P.E

Director, Security Management
Pentagon Force Protection Agency

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Percy Johnson

Director, CBRN Protection Division
Pentagon Force Protection Agency

12:00 - 12:30 EST Mid-Morning Network Break

  • AI/Machine Learning
  • Internet of things
  • Detection and neutralization 
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Dr Houbing Song

Assistant Professor of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science Director, Security and Optimization for Networked Globe Laboratory (SONG Lab)
Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University

13:00 - 13:30 EST Sponsor Session Opportunity

13:30 - 14:00 EST Expanding Critical Infrastrucutre Partnerships to Protect Assets from sUAS Threats

Brigadier General (R) David P. Komar - Former Director of Capabilities Developments Directorate ARCIC, US Army
  • Considerations to be made in protection strtategies
  • Partnership development efforts
  • Training, technology, and response priorities
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Brigadier General (R) David P. Komar

Former Director of Capabilities Developments Directorate ARCIC
US Army

14:00 - 14:15 EST IDGA Director Closing Remarks

14:15 - 14:15 EST End of Main Day 2