Digital Day 2

December 8, 2020

9:00 - 10:50 Morning Registration & Networking

10:50 - 11:00 Chairperson's Opening Remarks

11:00 - 11:30 Procurement Priorities to Enable Advanced Homeland Protection Capabilities

Ms Soraya Correa - Chief Procurement Officer, U.S. Department of Homeland Security

The U.S. Department of Homeland Security is innovating how it goes about buying solutions in support of their current & future national security mission sets. The DHS is positioning itself in order to meet next-generation threats to the Homeland, and this keynote session will highlight these ongoing efforts and more.

 

  • Meeting the DHS 2020-2024vstrategic plan: procurement focus areas
  • DHS procurement priorities in the COVID environment
  • Collaborative opportunities across Government and industry to enable DHS mission sets

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Ms Soraya Correa

Chief Procurement Officer
U.S. Department of Homeland Security

11:30 - 12:00 Sponsored Session Opportunity: Integrating CUAS Solutions to Meet DHS’s Evolving Defense to sUAS Threats

12:00 - 12:30 Providing Strategic Deterrence in Support of US Homeland Defense from Strategic Threats

Lieutenant General Thomas Bussiere - Deputy Commander, United States Strategic Command

Today’s global strategic environment presents a litany of complex challenges to deterring near-peer adversary aggression and coercion. State and non-state actors’s threat capability across nuclear and non-nuclear threats have grown substantially across the spectrum of conflict.


  • USSTRATCOM operations in support of Homeland Defense
  • Partnership efforts with DHS and DoD homeland components
  • Advancing command and control capabilities to ensure decisive response

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Lieutenant General Thomas Bussiere

Deputy Commander
United States Strategic Command

12:30 - 13:00 Sustaining the National Defense Industrial Base in Support of Continued Homeland Defense

Stacy A. Cummings - Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for Acquisition, Office of the Secretary of Defense.

In order to meet the next-generation of homeland security technology and capability, there requires a strategic development of plans to protect and sustain the United States’ industrial base. Maintaining a reactive, prepared, and deployable base is imperative to sustaining critical US homeland defense technologies.


  • Sustainment efforts to enable continued utilization of critical defense technologies
  • Reducing US reliance on foreign partners for critical defense needs: strategies moving forward
  • Sustainment priorities for critical next-generation technology priorities 
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Stacy A. Cummings

Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for Acquisition
Office of the Secretary of Defense.

13:00 - 13:30 Morning Networking & Meetings

13:30 - 14:00 Event Keynote Panel Discussion: Developing a Strategic Approach to Defending US in Cyberspace against Cyber Attacks of Significant Consequences: The Role of the US Cyberspace Solarium Commission

Senator Angus King - Co-Chair, Cyberspace Solarium Commission, US Senator, Maine
Congressman Michael Gallagher - Co-Chair Cyberspace Solarium Commission, U.S. Representative, Wisconsin's 8th District
Mark Montgomery - Executive Director, Cyberspace Solarium Commission
  • Reforming US Government’s structure and organization for cyberspace
  • Promoting National resilience and reshaping the cyber ecosystem: Necessary next steps
  • Operationalizing cybersecurity collaboration with the private sector in order to strengthen norms and non-Military tool
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Senator Angus King

Co-Chair, Cyberspace Solarium Commission
US Senator, Maine

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Congressman Michael Gallagher

Co-Chair Cyberspace Solarium Commission
U.S. Representative, Wisconsin's 8th District

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Mark Montgomery

Executive Director
Cyberspace Solarium Commission

Morning Tracks

Track A

14:00 - 14:30 Leveraging Opportunities for Commonality to Enhance Operational Effectiveness across DHS Mission Sets
Joseph D. Wawro - Executive Director, Joint Requirements Council, Office of the Secretary, U.S. Department of Homeland Security

The Joint Requirements Council (JRC) validates capability gaps, associated with operational requirements and proposed solution approaches to mitigate those gaps through the Joint Requirements Integration and Management System (JRIMS), leveraging opportunities for commonality to enhance operational effectiveness directly and better inform the DHS’ main investment pillars. Expanding joint requirements and commonality efforts will surely drive efficiencies across the Department, and this session will highlight those efforts.


  • Governing JRIMS execution to enhance operational effectiveness directly and better inform the DHS’ main investment pillars
  • Building component requirements capacity and capability to provide expertise Department-wide
  • Establishing and overseeing functionally aligned portfolio structures to enhance joint collaboration
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Joseph D. Wawro

Executive Director, Joint Requirements Council
Office of the Secretary, U.S. Department of Homeland Security

The DHS Special Events Program is the sole federal entity coordinating the identification, risk assessment, information sharing, and support for domestic and international special events.

 

  • DHS special event lines of effort regarding counter-terrorism, security and special event security needs
  • Efforts to expand interagency collaboration and information sharing
  • Technology needs to support continued domestic and international event security
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Donald M. McKinnon, Jr.

Chief, DHS Special Events Program
Office of Operations Coordination, U.S. Department of Homeland Security

Mid-Afternoon Sessions

14:30 - 15:00 Integrated Biometric Sponsored Session

15:00 - 15:30 Afternoon Networking Break & Meetings

Breakouts

15:30 - 15:30 Roundtable Speaker “Zoom Room” Breakouts


Enjoy topics across a selection of critical Homeland defense focus areas

Selected Speaker Topics Rooms

CNI

15:30 - 16:00 Enhancing the Nation’s Ability to Prevent, Protect Against, Respond to, and Mitigate the use of Explosives Against Critical Infrastructure
Sean W. Haglund - Associate Director, Office for Bombing Prevention
David Wulf - Director, Infrastructure Security Compliance Division, Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA), U.S. Department of Homeland Security

The ever-growing role of critical infrastructure protection has continuously overlapped into the Office for Bombing Prevention’s mission set. This session highlight the efforts that advance the US’ ability to assess and respond to bombing threats.


  • Implementing the National Policy for Countering Improvised Explosive Devices
  • Advancing communication capabilities to better assess and respond to bombing threats
  • OBP technology needs for improved response
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Sean W. Haglund

Associate Director
Office for Bombing Prevention

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David Wulf

Director, Infrastructure Security Compliance Division, Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA)
U.S. Department of Homeland Security

Ensuring security of transatlantic trade is critical to maintaining secure and strong economic and commercial prosperity.


  • Promoting economic prosperity at the southern border
  • Security measures needed to embolden highest level of security at US southern border
  • Technological needs to facilitate desired capability
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Nelson Balido

Consultant to the Undersecretary of Intelligence and Analysis, U.S. Department of Homeland Security
CEO, Border Commerce and Security Council

Cyber

13:30 - 14:00 Advancing Critical Information Security Capabilities to Bolster Protection of Our Nation’s Leaders
BG (R) Kevin Nally - Chief Information Officer, United States Secret Service

With the common mission of protecting the American people, our nation’s leaders, as well as the financial and critical infrastructure of the United States, this session will highlight the ongoing needs to ensure critical homeland defense at the US Secret Service.


  • USSS efforts to advance critical information needs & capabilities
  • USSS evolving roles across nation’s leaders protection, financial, and critical US infrastructure
  • Necessary next steps to enable USSS continued growth: necessary next steps and tech needs
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BG (R) Kevin Nally

Chief Information Officer
United States Secret Service

Biometrics

13:30 - 14:00 Advancing Biometrics, Forensics and Identity Intelligence Capabilities for Improved Situational Awareness of Potential Threats
Glenn Krizay - Director, Defense Forensics and Biometrics Agency

In order to support multiple critical DHS mission sets, it is critical to continuously advance identity intelligence activities, including the utilization of biometrics and forensics.


  • Identity service lines of effort
  • DoD initiatives and technological next steps
  • Addressing identity intelligence in the COVID environment

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Glenn Krizay

Director
Defense Forensics and Biometrics Agency

Breakout Sessions

16:00 - 16:00 Roundtable “Zoom Room” Breakouts

IDGA’s breakout rooms offer the unique opportunity to join an intimate discussion led by one of our subject matter experts focusing on critical technology-focused topics across the CUAS space. These will be intimate sessions, boasting 20 person rooms for an exclusive look into new business opportunities. 

IDGA’s breakout rooms offer the unique opportunity to join an intimate discussion led by one of our subject matter experts focusing on critical technology-focused topics across the CUAS space. These will be intimate sessions, boasting 20 person rooms for an exclusive look into new business opportunities.

Zoom Rooms

Round Table 1

16:00 - 16:45 Intelligent Analytics

Round Table 2

16:00 - 16:45 AI

Round Table 3

16:00 - 16:45 Critical Infrastructure Security

Round Table 4

16:00 - 16:45 Machine Learning

End of Main Day 2

16:45 - 19:30 Continued Networking Opportunities

19:30 - 19:30 End of Digital Day 2