Main Day 2

Day 2

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

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Brigadier General (R) David P. Komar

Former Director of Capabilities Developments Directorate ARCIC
US Army

10:00 - 10:30 EST Evaluating and Development Joint Force Structure Requirements for CUAS Ops

Rear Admiral John Fuller - Deputy Director for Force Protection, J-8, U.S. Joint Chiefs of Staff
  • CUAS force structure integration in support of the Defense Strategy: near-term efforts & initiatives
  • CUAS assessments and analysis: where is additional focus required across the Total Force
  • Evaluation efforts thus far

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Rear Admiral John Fuller

Deputy Director for Force Protection, J-8
U.S. Joint Chiefs of Staff

10:30 - 11:00 EST Fortem Sponsored Session

Timothy Bean - CEO, Fortem Technologies
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Timothy Bean

CEO
Fortem Technologies

  • Following up on the success of the Blue sUAS initiative: what is next for DIU and CUAS?
  • Enhancing long-term viability of CUAS solutions: technology & near-term needs
  • Industry partnership and collaboration opportunities: what’s next and what does industry need to know
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Matthew Way

CUAS Lead
Defense Innovation Unit

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Derek McBride

Portfolio Manager
Defense Innovation Unit

11:30 - 12:00 EST Israel National Police CUAS Priorities & Initiatives

Isaac Siekierski - Counter UAS & Counter Drone Expert, Israel National Police
  • Israel National Police CUAS initiatives: near-term efforts and acquisition trends
  • CUAS sources sought and operational needs to bolster Israel Police Force
  • Efforts to benchmark, test, and conduct technology comparisons for CUAS use in the field
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Isaac Siekierski

Counter UAS & Counter Drone Expert
Israel National Police

12:00 - 12:30 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
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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

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

Tracks

Track A: Identification

13:00 - 13:30 Conducting Comprehensive Testing to Ensure CUAS Successful Integration into Security & Protection Strategies
Julian Atencio - CUAS Program Manager, Los Alamos National Laboratory
  • Conducting formal performance testing: efforts thus far & the way ahead
  • Performance testing and measuring effectiveness
  • International partner efforts across CUAS test
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Julian Atencio

CUAS Program Manager
Los Alamos National Laboratory

  • Developing and executing USCG C-UAS and use of the DHS authority provided under 6 USC 124n
  • Current legal landscape: what’s next
  • USCG CUAS priorities moving forward and legal efforts to enable
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LCDR Kristen Baker, USCG

Attorney Advisor, Operations and Enforcement Law Division
Office of the General Counsel, U.S. Department of Homeland Security

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LT. Lindsay A. Sakal

Legal Advisor, USCG Maritime Security Response Division
United States Coast Guard

Track B: Engaging

13:00 - 13:30 Improving CUAS Engagement for DOJ/ DEA Mission Sets
Supervisory Special Agent Bryce Herket - cUAS Program Manager, Drug Enforcement Administration, U.S. Department of Justice
  • CUAS priorities
  • DOJ near-term efforts and effect on DEA
  • Partnership and coordination efforts
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Supervisory Special Agent Bryce Herket

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

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Trisha Ripley

Liaison and Domestic Representative
Office of the Director of National Intelligence Representative, National Counterterrorism Center

Day 2

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Brigadier General (R) David P. Komar

Former Director of Capabilities Developments Directorate ARCIC
US Army

14:15 - 17:00 EST Continued Networking Opportunities

17:00 - 17:00 EST End of Main Day 1