August 20 - 22, 2019
Washington, D.C.

CONFERENCE DAY TWO

8:50 am - 9:00 am Chairperson’s Welcoming Remarks


9:00 am - 9:45 am DTRA/JIDO Challenges in Countering the sUAS Threat to the Warfighter

CAPT Keith B. Dowling - USN, Chief, Integration & Delivery Directorate, Threat Defeat Organization (JIDO), DTRA
-Detecting sUAS in the field
-Protecting warriors in the theater from sUAS threats and surveillance
-Deploying portable CUAS solutions for soldiers
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CAPT Keith B. Dowling

USN, Chief, Integration & Delivery Directorate
Threat Defeat Organization (JIDO), DTRA

9:45 am - 10:30 am CUAS Startup Competition!

Emerging tech star-ups in the CUAS space will be given an opportunity to share their message and innovations with our audience. The start-ups will be judged by a panel made up of leaders from prime OEMs.

10:30 am - 11:15 am Morning Networking & Refreshment Break


11:15 am - 12:15 pm Protecting the Skies: Cracking Down on Illegal and Suspicious sUAS

Ralph Tomeo - Chief Master Sergeant, NYPD SWAT Heavy Weapons Team Leader, US Air Force Reserve Command
- Integrating CUAS solutions into NYPD
- Detecting and tracking illegal sUAS
- Challenges of defeating sUAS in an urban setting
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Ralph Tomeo

Chief Master Sergeant, NYPD SWAT Heavy Weapons Team Leader
US Air Force Reserve Command

12:15 pm - 1:15 pm Networking Lunch


1:15 pm - 2:00 pm Industry Panel: Challenges and Opportunities Facing the CUAS Industry

CUAS solution providers will discuss the challenges facing their companies and the industry as a whole before identifying solutions and strategic partnership opportunities with the government and military

2:00 pm - 2:45 pm 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

2:45 pm - 3:30 pm Afternoon Networking Break


3:30 pm - 4:15 pm Integrating C-UAS Capabilities Into Wider Short Range Air Defense (SHORAD) Operations

- Training SHORAD forces with CUAS solutions
- Strategy and policies for deciding which solution to use
- Designing CUAS solutions with interoperability with traditional air defense systems

4:15 pm - 4:30 pm Chairperson’s Closing Remarks


4:30 pm - 4:30 pm Post Conference Networking