Focus Day / Operator Focus

Focus Day / Operator Focus

8:00 - 9:50 EST Morning Registration and Networking

img

Brigadier General (R) David P. Komar

Former Director of Capabilities Developments Directorate ARCIC
US Army

10:00 - 10:30 EST Tampa International Airport Lines of Effort to Improve Airspace Awareness & Security

Daniel Jones - Detective, Tampa International Airport Police Department
  • CUAS protection strategies and efforts to meet sUAS threats
  • Necessary next steps to improve airspace awareness, identification, and detection
  • Collaboration & partnership opportunities

img

Daniel Jones

Detective
Tampa International Airport Police Department

  • Operator challenges
  • The way ahead for operators
  • Needs to ensure future operational success


img

Supervisory Special Agent Bryce Herket

cUAS Program Manager, Drug Enforcement Administration
U.S. Department of Justice

img

Thomas Adams

Supervisory Special Agent, FBI cUAS Program Manager
Federal Burea of Investigation

img

Todd R. Craig

Chief,
Office of Security Technology Federal Bureau of Prisons

img

Shannon McCormick

Special Operations Supervisor, CBP Program Manager
U.S. Customs and Borders Protection

img

Ezequiel Cedillo Jr.

Assistant Chief, CBP Law Enforcement Operations Directorate
U.S. Customs and Borders Protection

11:15 - 11:45 EST Sponsor Session Opportunity

img

DJ Smith

Technical Surveillance Agent, High Tech Crimes Division, Bureau Of Criminal Investigations
Virginia State Police

img

Tpr. Michael Darrow

Acting UAS/C-UAS Team Supervisor
Michigan State Police Aviation

img

Daniel Jones

Detective
Tampa International Airport Police Department

12:30 - 13:00 EST Mid-Morning Network Break

13:00 - 13:30 EST Integrating CUAS as a Base Defense Technology across Europe & Africa: Integration Lines of Effort

Russell Cihal - UAS & C-UAS Lead, Air Base Defense Chief Technology Integration Officer, Integration Lead C-UAS, U.S. Air Forces in Europe and Air Forces Africa
  • Unique C-UAS needs for Europe & Africa domains
  • Integration challenges and near-term needs
  • CUAS as a base defense technology: immediate next steps
img

Russell Cihal

UAS & C-UAS Lead, Air Base Defense Chief Technology Integration Officer, Integration Lead C-UAS
U.S. Air Forces in Europe and Air Forces Africa

13:30 - 14:00 EST Sponsor Session Opportunity

14:00 - 14:30 EST Leveraging sUAS Platforms as a Transport Mechanism for Chemical, Biological, Radiological, Nuclear, and Explosive (CBRNE)

Michael Young, Supervisory Special Agent - Unmanned Aircraft Systems Program Manager, Emerging Threats and Technologies Unit, Weapons of Mass Destruction Directorate, Federal Bureau of Investigation
  • Driving investigative support to field offices and LEGATs around the world
  • External outreach and engagement with UAS Stakeholders in public and private sector entities 
  • Training and education efforts 
img

Michael Young, Supervisory Special Agent

Unmanned Aircraft Systems Program Manager, Emerging Threats and Technologies Unit
Weapons of Mass Destruction Directorate, Federal Bureau of Investigation

14:30 - 14:45 EST IDGA Director Closing Remarks

14:45 - 14:45 EST End of CUAS Summit