Agenda

Agenda

Tuesday, February 6, 2018
0800 – 0900 Registration Open & Continental Breakfast
0900 – 0915 Welcome
0915 – 0945 Opening Fireside Chat
0945 – 1015 Keynote Addresss
1015 – 1045 OSD Perspectives on Technology Innovation and Emerging Challenges
1045 – 1115 Break
1115 – 1130 Innovation Fireside Chat – Developing Next-Gen Capabilities for Today's Warfighter
1130 – 1230 Cross-domain Research and Development Activities
1230 – 1330 Lunch
1330 – 1345 Investment Fireside Chat – Defense Spending Trends and Impacts on the Unmanned Industry
1345 – 1515 DOD Technology Acquisition Strategies and the Way Forward
1515 – 1545 Break
1545 – 1715 Counter-UAS Technologies and Initiatives
1715 – 1730 Closing Remarks
1730 – 1930 Networking Reception
Wednesday, February 7, 2018
0800 – 0900 Registration Open & Continental Breakfast
0900 – 0915 Welcome
0915 – 0945 Opening Fireside Chat
0945 – 1015 Keynote Address
1015 – 1045 Army Perspectives on Innovation in the Multi-Domain Battlefield
1045 – 1115 Break
1115 – 1130 Sustainment Fireside Chat
1130 – 1200 Sustaining te Force: Unmanned Education and Training
1200 – 1230 Mission Readiness: Opportunities to Deliver Support Services Across the Battlefield
1230 – 1330 Lunch
1330 – 1345 Fireside Chat: Near-Term Opportunities for Industry Participation
1345 – 1515 Emerging Program of Record Opportunities Across Services and Domains
1515 – 1545 Break
1545 – 1615 Cyber Threats to Unmanned Systems: Understanding the Risks
1615 – 1645 Data Challenges for the DoD and Warfare in the Age of Information
1645 – 1715 Increasing AI on the Battlefield: Opportunities and Threats
1715 – 1730 Closing Comments
1730 – 1930 Networking Reception
Thursday, February 8, 2018
0800 – 0900 Registration Open & Continental Breakfast
0900 – 0915 Welcome
0915 – 0930 Opening Fireside Chat
0930 – 1000 Keynote Address
1000 – 1030 Unmanned Systems Securing the Homeland in the Air, on Land and at the Sea
1030 – 1100 Break
1100 – 1130 Using Unmanned Technology for Natural Resource Management and Protection
1130 – 1200 Nuclear Site and Infrastructure Security
1200 – 1230 Maritime Security and Interdirection Using Unmanned Technologies
1230 – 1330 Lunch
1330 – 1345 Fireside Chat – Driving Unmanned Innovation for Security Missions
1345 – 1415 R&D Opportunities for Homeland Security Applications
1415 – 1445 Unmanned Systems and the Future of Law Enforcement
1445 – 1515 DoD Installation Protection and Management
1515 – 1545 Break
1545 – 1615 Manned/Unmanned Teaming Development
1615 – 1645 Autonomy Research and Development
1645 – 1715 DoD Experimentation for Unmanned Technology Development
1715 – 1730 Closing Comments
1730 – 1930 Networking Reception

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