March 25 - 27, 2020 | Washington, D.C.

FOCUS DAY Network Modernization 2019

8:00 - 8:45 Registration

While registering for the Focus Day, enjoy your
morning cup of coffee, light snacks and lively peerto-
peer conversation

8:45 - 9:00 Chairperson's Welcoming Remarks

9:00 - 10:15 KEYNOTE PRESENTATION: Strategies for Moderating and Enhancing Network Connectivity

David Bennett - Director of Operations Center & Chief Information Officer, DISA

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David Bennett

Director of Operations Center & Chief Information Officer
DISA

10:15 - 10:45 MORNING NETWORKING & REFRESHMENT BREAK

Continue the conversation over some coffee and light
snacks while learning more about the various ways to
exchange data to support various agencies

10:45 - 12:00 How can we maintain our capacity in the future of secure computing

Kerry Long - Program Manager, IARPA

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Kerry Long

Program Manager
IARPA

12:00 - 13:00 NETWORKING LUNCHEON

Discuss some of the topics covered in the morning
sessions while simultaneously networking with other
attendees, all while enjoying a good meal!

13:00 - 14:15 Human interaction as the driving force in IT networks and modernization

Eric Kutner - Advisory Board Member, Rutgers Center of Excellence

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Eric Kutner

Advisory Board Member
Rutgers Center of Excellence

13:45 - 15:00 AFTERNOON NETWORKING & REFRESHMENT BREAK

During this break, pre-selected speakers will be
arranged in the networking hall to answer any of your
questions. Come and pick their brains!

14:15 - 15:30 Upgrading cybersecurity measures in order to safeguard against system vulnerabilities and hackers


15:30 - 15:45 Chairperson’s Closing Remarks

15:45 - 15:45 End of Focus Day