TECHINT2017, A "TS//SI/TK//USOnly" Event.

Chantilly, Virginia
Tuesday, December 05, 2017
Science, Intelligence and Operations
The Innovation Imperative
December 5-7, 2017
Engility Heritage Conference Center, Chantilly, VA 20151
This event will be classified "TS//SI/TK// US Only".

We are good... (but) are we good enough?I

Introductory Note: We want to thank the over fifty (50) government and industry personnel whose hard work over the last four months has led to one of the most serious, mission-focused agendas ever attempted.

Thanks, especially, to Dr. John Hays of General Dynamics-Mission Systems, our Program Chair, for providing our  strategic outline; our dedicated "Case Study Lead", Brent Rickenbach, GD-MS and "Planning Leads", John Fant, Noblis-NSP, Mitch Rios, Harris Corp.; Monica Chavez, Engility; and, Awards Lead, Jim Bower, 5V Solutions; and, Admin Support, Tom Crowley; also, our ATIA Chair, Barbara Sanderson, Northrop Grumman.

TECHINT has been planned with a very serious, strategic focus on the state of our science, the connection between our science and the missions we support and, especially, the emerging threats which we must be prepared to contest.  So, a special thanks to our 2017 sponsors, Engility Corp., Northrop Grumman, General Dynamics, Lockheed Martin and BAESystems and, especially, those of you have supported this effort by planning to participate.

UNCLASSIFIED AGENDA
(All times subject to change)
DAY ONE
December 5, 2017
Strategic Competition

Day 1 Morning:  The Future Direction of  Intelligence in Perspective of
                          Strategic Competition

0700    Security Check-in & Light Breakfast
0800    Introductions & Welcomes
            Ms. Barbara Sanderson, Corporate Director Intelligence Programs,
                Northrop Grumman, Chair, ATIA;
            Dr. John Hays, Sr. Tech Fellow, General Dynamics Mission Systems,
                Vice Chair ATIA, Technical Lead and Program Chair;

0815   Shaping the Future Direction of Intelligence
           Hon. Susan Gordon, Principal Deputy Director of National
           Intelligence (PDDNI);

0900   S&T Directorate Panel:
           "S&T Directorate’s Response to Strategic Competition"
           •    Moderator: Mitchell (Mitch) Rios, Lt. Col, USMC (Ret.), Harris Corp.;
           •    Dr. Matthijs Broer, Chief Technology Officer, Directorate of
                     Science & Technology, Central Intelligence Agency;
           •    Mr. Ardisson Lyons, Director of S&T, Defense Intelligence Agency;
           •    Dr. Catherine M. Cotell, Geoint Assurance Pod Lead, National
                     Geospatial-Intelligence Agency;

1015  Break

1045   ODNI Science and Technology Directorate:
           Mr. William 'Bruno' Millonig, Assistant Deputy Director of National
                 Intelligence for Science and Technology (ODNI/ADDNI S&T);

1115   A Military Imperative: The Rapidly Changing Character of War and
          The Need to Renew IC-DoD Partnerships with our Nation's
          Scientific Community

          RDML Rose M. LeVitre, USN, Ret., Senior Advisor, Transformation and
               Military Issues, Deputy Directorate for Intelligence Integration, Office
               of the Director of National Intelligence;

1200   Lunch

1300   Case Study Introduction - HSMWs & Strategic Competition
           Mr. Brent Rickenbach, General Dynamics - Mission Systems

1315   Case Study - Strategic Competition: The Technical and Operational
           Implications of "HSMWs", High-Speed, Maneuvering Weapons

           •    Dr. Mark J. Lewis- Institute for Defense Analyses Science and
                     Technology Policy Institute; Lead, National Academy of
                     Sciences Study, “A Threat to America’s Global Vigilance,
                     Reach and Power – High-Speed Maneuvering Weapons”;

1400   Break

1430   Panel Discussion: “The National Academy of Science Report and
           the State of S&T and Operational Collaboration: The Growing Threat
           Posed by Hypersonic Weapons and Vehicles":
          •    Moderator: Government Presenter (Name withheld)
          •    Strategic threats discussion by IC Government Subject Matter Experts
                    (Names withheld);
          •    Ms. Kari Anderson, Chief Architect, Missile Defense Agency;
          •    Response to the Strategic Threat: Dr. Fred Kennedy, Director of the
                    Tactical Technology Office (DARPA/TTO);
          •    Mr. Keith D. McBride, Georgia Tech Research Institute, Special Advisor,
                    Office of the Undersecretary of Defense, Acquisition Technology
                    and Logistics;

1700    Adjourn – Hon. James B. Longley, Lt. Col., USMCR (Ret.),
                            ATIA Executive Director


UNCLASSIFIED AGENDA
(All times subject to change)
DAY TWO
December 6, 2017
Response to the Threat and Accelerating S&T to Operation

We are good... (but) will we be good enough?

Day 2 MorningS&T and Innovation in Response to the Threat

0730    Security Check In & Breakfast
0800    Introductions and Welcomes
            Ms. Barbara Sanderson, Corporate Director Intelligence Programs,
                Northrop Grumman, Chair, ATIA;

0815   Shaping the Future Direction of Intelligence
           Hon. Kari A. Bingen, Principal Deputy Under Secretary of
           Defense for Intelligence (DoD/USD(I));

0900   National Intelligence Perspective: Setting Priorities in Response
           to the Increasingly Enabled Threat
           •    Moderator:   Dr. Lawrence Gershwin, National Intelligence Manager
                     and Officer for Space and Technical Intelligence (S&TI);
           •    Mr. Jim Richberg, National Intelligence Manager for Cyber;
           •    Ms. Anna Puglisi, Deputy, National Intelligence Officer (NIO) for
                     Space and Technical Intelligence (S&TI);
           •    Ms. Christine DuFour, Chair, Science and Technology Intelligence
                    Committee (STIC);
           •    Mr. Andrew Vail, Acting National Intelligence Manager,
                    Counter-Terrorism;
           •     Mr. Michael Waschull, Deputy National Intelligence Manager for
                    Counter-proliferation, National Counter Proliferation Center;
           •     Dr. Dana Johnson, Senior Advisor, Space Policy, Office of Emerging
                     Security Challenges, Bureau of Arms Control, Verification and
                     Compliance, U.S. Department of State;

1030   Break

1045   Accelerating Innovation in Response to the Strategic S&T/R&D
           Balance Between the United States and Our Adversaries

           Dr. Jason Matheny Director, Intelligence Advanced Research Program
                Activity (IARPA):

1130   Case Study Introduction - AI, Machine Learning and MAVEN
           Mr. Brent Rickenbach, General Dynamics - Mission Systems

1145   Lunch

1230  A Broader Discussion: “Artificial Intelligence, Machine Learning,
          Project MAVEN and the State of S&T Collaboration”

          •    Presentation:  Dr. Travis Axtell, OSD OUSD (I), Deputy,
                    Algorithm Warfare Cross-Functional Team;
          •    Moderator:  Dr. Axtell;
          •    Strategic threat discussion by IC Government Subject Matter Expert
                     (Name withheld);
          •    Dr. Brian Sadler, Sr. Research Scientist for Intelligence Systems, U.S.
                    Army Research Laboratory (ARL);
          •    Dr. David Isaacson, Intelligence Ventures in Exploratory Science and
                    Technology (InVEST), Acquisition, Technology, and Facilities, S&T,
                    Office of the Director of National Intelligence;
          •    Dr. Kristen Summers, Technical Delivery Lead, IBM Watson Public
                    Sector Global Delivery;

1400   Break

1415   Accelerating Science into Operations
           •    Mr. Neill Tipton, Director of Defense Intelligence (Technical Collection
                     and Special Programs), Acting Director for Defense Intelligence,
                     Technical Collection and Special Programs (TCSP), Office of the
                     Under Secretary of Defense for Intelligence (USDI) - The opportunity
                     for S&T Collaboration, across DoD, IC, industry, and academia, to
                     accelerate innovation into operations;

1445   Driving Speed Into Operations
           •    Dr. Lisa Porter, Executive Vice President, In-Q-Tel (IQT) and Director,
                      IQT Labs, “Initiatives to drive speed into acquisition and transition
                      to operations”;

1515   Panel Discussion:  S&T collaboration, Accelerating Science into
           Operations; Government IC and DoD Subject Matter Experts
           Explore the Need to Accelerate American Innovation into
           Missions and Operations

           •    Moderator: Ms. Ellen McCarthy, President, Noblis National
                    Security Partners;
           •    Dr. Charles Perkins, Principal Deputy for Emerging Capability &
                     Prototyping in the Office of the Asst. Secy. of Defense for
                     Research and Engineering (ASD(R&E));
           •    Mr. Anthony Vinci, NGA Associate Director for Capabilities,
                     National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency;
           •    Mr. Steven Gotoff, Chair, R&D Subcommittee, National
                     MASINT Committee;
           •   Ms. Debra Stanislawski, In-STeP Program Manager and Senior
                     Intelligence Advisor, Office of the Director of Science &
                    Technology (ODNI/DS&T);
           •    Dr. Porter, Executive Vice President, In-Q-Tel (IQT) & IQT Labs;

1715  Adjourn - Hon. James B. Longley, ATIA Executive Director

1730  Annual Awards Reception and Dinner,
          Westfields Marriott Hotel, 14750 Conference Ctr. Dr., Chantilly, VA 20151;
          Reception 5:30 – 7:00 PM; Dinner and Ceremony 7:00 - 9:00 PM.


UNCLASSIFIED AGENDA
(All times subject to change)
DAY THREE
December 7, 2017
Strategies for Maintaining Space Leadership

We are good... (but) will we be good enough?

Day Three Morning   A Holistic View of American Space

0730    Security Check In & Breakfast
0800    Introductions & Welcomes
            Ms. Barbara Sanderson, Corporate Director Intelligence Programs,
                Northrop Grumman, Chair, ATIA;
            Ms. L. Monica Chavez, Senior Director, Space Systems Group,
                Engility Corporation; Former Chair, ATIA;

            A Holistic View of American Space
0815    Dr. Sean Kirkpatrick, Director, National Security Strategy, National Security
                Council, The White House;

0900    Mr. Stephen L. Kitay, Deputy Asst. Secretary of Defense for Space Policy,
                 Department of Defense;

0915    A Space Discussion with Dr. Kirkpatrick and Mr. Kitay 
            Moderator: Mr. Kevin M. O'Connell, President & CEO, Innovative Analytics
            and Training, LLC; former Office of the Vice President and National Security
            Council; former Chair, NOAA Federal Advisory Committee on Commercial
            Remote Sensing;

1015   Break

1030   Space Mission Threat
           Mr. Alex Marsaw, National Intelligence Officer for Space and
               Technical Intelligence, Office of Director of National Intelligence;

1115   Panel Discussion:   Executing the Way Forward with Science
          Technology, Collaboration and Resilience
           •    Moderator:   Dr. Roger Mason, Senior Vice President, National Security
                    and Intelligence, Noblis;
           •    Dr. Lawrence Gershwin, National Intelligence Manager
                     and Officer for Space and Technical Intelligence (S&TI);
           •    Mr. David J. Gauthier, Director, Office of Strategic Operations, National
                    Geospatial-Intelligence Agency ; 
           •    Mr. Michael P. Regan, Sr. Technical Executive for Systems Engineering
                    Directorate, National Reconnaissance Office;
           •    Dr. Stacie E. Williams, Air Force Office of Scientific Research;
           •    Dr. Peter Wegner, Spaceflight Industries;
   
 1300   Adjourn -  Hon. James B. Longley, ATIA Executive Director

        (end)
 

Contact Information

  • Mr. Jim Longley
    JBLongley@aol.com

Payment Instructions

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    Checks must be received by COB on Friday, December 1, 2017, to allow time for processing; electronic registration will remain open, however, until noon on Monday, December 4.

    Make checks to:

    Adv. Technical Intelligence Assn.
    Post Office Box 1173
    Alexandria, VA 22313-1173

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    Questions?  JBLongley@aol.com