AFCEA_ GMU Agenda for 2020

 

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2020 Symposium

Critical Issues in C4I

 


Schedule of Events


Tuesday May 19, 2020
 

08:00 – 08:55 Registration and Continental Breakfast
08:55 – 09:00 Welcome to GMU–Dr. Michael Hieb
  Center of Excellence in Command, Control, Communications, Computing, Intelligence and Cyber
  George Mason University

09:00 – 10:00

Session 1 Part I


Military Services Critical Technology Issues







Chair: John Dvorak
  


   

   
Bio

 

1 – USAF Panelist


      Abstract and Bio   

Frank Konieczny

Chief Technology Officer,
Office of Information Dominance,
Office of the Secretary of the Air Force

 

2 – USArmy Panelist


      Abstract and Bio   
William Robinson
CIO / G6 Army Chief Technology Officer
 

3 – USNavy Panelist


      Abstract and Bio   
Gregory Shaffer
Chief Technology Officer
 

4 – USMC Panelist


      Abstract and Bio   
Dan Corbin
Chief Technology Officer
 
 

10:00 – 10:30                         Coffee Break in exhibit area

 

10:30 – 12:00

Session 1 Part II

CTO Discussion Panel



Chair and Moderator:
  John Dvorak
  
  




 
 
12:00 – 13:00  Lunch (on your own)

               
13:00 – 14:00 Keynote Address

Dr. Mark Lewis
 Director of Defense Research and Engineering for Modernization

  


New Defense Technology Challenges





 


Abstract    Bio
      
14:00 – 14:30                         Coffee Break in exhibit area

14:30 – 16:00

Session 2

Critical Technology Issues






Chair: John Dvorak
  


   

   

 

1 – Interoperability (CWIX) Panelist

            GMU has been part of a major NATO Science & Technology Organization effort to standardize
            Command and Control – Simulation interoperability for coalitions. This presentation will review
            the project and describe recent major results, including NATO CWIX testing and standardization.

            Abstract and Bio   

Michael Hieb

2 – Supply Chain (In)Security Panelist


         
Terry Dunlap
 

3 – Workforce Issues Panelist


         Bio
William Halal
 

4 – Panelist


         
Sean Plankey
 

16:00

                        Reception in exhibit area









Wednesday, May 20, 2020


08:00 – 09:00 Registration and Continental Breakfast
 
09:00 – 10:00
Keynote Address

Dr. Walter S. Scott

 
Commercial Satellite Imaging Discussion


Abstract    Bio
      
10:00 – 10:30                       Coffee Break in exhibit area

10:30 – 12:00









Session 3

Artificial Intelligence Issues for Defense Applications



Chair:
  Brad Mascho
  
  




 

1 – Topic: Maintaining US Superiority in AI


         

JAIC


2 – Topic: Ethics in AI


         




3 – Topic: AI on the Tactical Edge


         




12:00 – 13:00                 Lunch (on your own)

         
13:00 – 14:00
Keynote Address



  5G keynote
  


5G Impact and Concerns



   

            



 
14:30 – 16:00
Session 4

5G Cellular Impact Issues and Concerns for Defense








Chair: Randy Clark
  


   

   
 

1 – Where is 5G now?


         
Joe Evans
 5G R&E Spectrum – Former DARPA

2 – Impact on the Internet Of Things


         
COL Sean Branch
 Operator

3 – Baseline reference Architecture Discussion


         

 

4 – ORAN: Open Radio Access Network


         
Jim G. Halvorsen
 Samsung

5 – Resiliency, Supply Chain Risk


         

 


16:00
                        End of Symposium