Counter UAS Expert Speakers Include:

Event Moderator


Brigadier General (R) David P. Komar
Brigadier General (R) David P. Komar
Former Director of Capabilities Developments Directorate ARCIC
US Army

2021 Speaking Faculty


Colonel Greg Soulé
Colonel Greg Soulé
Director, Acquisition & Resources
Joint C-sUAS Office
Colonel Jennifer L. Schulke
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
Colonel Tony Behrens
Colonel Tony Behrens
Incoming Deputy Director (Seated 1 JULY)
Joint Integrated Air and Missile Defense Organization (JIAMDO)
Daniel Roberts
Daniel Roberts
UAS Manager
7th Army Training Command
Thomas Adams
Thomas Adams
Supervisory Special Agent, FBI cUAS Program Manager
Federal Burea of Investigation
Tim Bennett
Tim Bennett
Air Domain Awareness
Science & Technology Directorate Department of Homeland Security
Joseph Mazel
Joseph Mazel
Associate General Counsel Unit Chief, Operational Technology Law Unit
Federal Bureau of Investigation
Kevin M. Jinks
Kevin M. Jinks
Senior Counsel, Office of Legal Policy
U.S. Department of Justice
Julie Dickerson
Julie Dickerson
Counsel to the Assistant Attorney General for National Security
Office of Deputy Attorney General, U.S. Department of Justice
Shannon McCormick
Shannon McCormick
Special Operations Supervisor, CBP Program Manager
U.S. Customs and Borders Protection
Todd R. Craig
Todd R. Craig
Chief,
Office of Security Technology Federal Bureau of Prisons
Ezequiel Cedillo Jr.
Ezequiel Cedillo Jr.
Assistant Chief, CBP Law Enforcement Operations Directorate
U.S. Customs and Borders Protection
Russell Cihal
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
Supervisory Special Agent Bryce Herket
Supervisory Special Agent Bryce Herket
cUAS Program Manager, Drug Enforcement Administration
U.S. Department of Justice
Dr. Parimal “PK” Kopardekar
Dr. Parimal “PK” Kopardekar
Director of NASA Aeronautics Research Institute (NARI)
National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA)
Elizabeth Soltys
Elizabeth Soltys
Unmanned Aircraft Systems Security Program Advisor
Federal Aviation Administration
Daniel Jones
Daniel Jones
Detective
Tampa International Airport Police Department
Joel “Cash” Castillo
Joel “Cash” Castillo
Unmanned Aircraft Systems/Robotics Autonomous Systems
OUSD(A&S)A/Platforms and Weapons
Davis Hackenberg
Davis Hackenberg
Advanced Air Mobility Project Manager NASA Aeronautics Research Mission Directorate
National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA)
DJ Smith
DJ Smith
Technical Surveillance Agent, High Tech Crimes Division, Bureau Of Criminal Investigations
Virginia State Police
Tpr. Michael Darrow
Tpr. Michael Darrow
Acting UAS/C-UAS Team Supervisor
Michigan State Police Aviation
Michael Young, Supervisory Special Agent
Michael Young, Supervisory Special Agent
Unmanned Aircraft Systems Program Manager, Emerging Threats and Technologies Unit
Weapons of Mass Destruction Directorate, Federal Bureau of Investigation
SGT. Bradley May
SGT. Bradley May
Air Support Unit
Pasadena Police Department
Dr Houbing Song
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
Vince Tur-Rojas P.E
Vince Tur-Rojas P.E
Director, Security Management
Pentagon Force Protection Agency
Percy Johnson
Percy Johnson
Director, CBRN Protection Division
Pentagon Force Protection Agency
Sarah Jacob
Sarah Jacob
Program Manager, sUAS Security Program
Cybersecurity & Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA), U.S. Department of Homeland Security
Brian Keith
Brian Keith
Protective Security Advisor
Cybersecurity & Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA), U.S. Department of Homeland Security
Richard Mogavero
Richard Mogavero
Senior Project Manager
Nuclear Energy Institute
Terry DiVittorio
Terry DiVittorio
General Manager, North America
D-Fend Solutions
Jeffrey Starr
Jeffrey Starr
Chief Marketing Officer
D-Fend Solutions