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Program (as a PDF)

0800-0805 Introductions of the Moderators

0815-0845 Defense Priorities

  • Marshall Billingslea, Deputy Under Secretary of the Navy, Department of Defense

0845-0915 JFCOM Keynote: Multinational Coalitions

  • Major General William M. Rajczak, USAF, Deputy Director for Joint Capabilities Development & Joint Doctrine Directorate, U.S. Joint Forces Command, Norfolk, VA

0915-0945 Defense Microelectronics – The Way Forward

  • Ted J. Glum, Director, DMEA

0945-1000 BREAK

1000-1025 European Union Research & Development Funding Profiles

  • Declan Kirrane, Managing Director, ISC Intelligence in Science

1025-1045 European Defense Initiative – Challenges and Opportunities

  • BGEN (Arm't) PhD Olivier-Pierre Jacquotte, Def. Coop’n Attache, Embassy of France

1045-1115 Defense Security Assistance Initiatives

  • Jeanne Farmer, Principal Director, Programs Directorate, Defense Security Cooperation Agency

1115-1145 Where Do We Go From Here

  • Alan R. Shaffer, Principal Deputy Director, Defense Research and Engineering, Department of Defense

1200-1330 Lunch: Hard Choices

  • Guy Saint-Jacques, Deputy Chief of Mission, Embassy of Canada, Washington, DC

1345-1445 Cybersecurity – the 21st Century Domain

  • John M. Gilligan, Gilligan Group, Inc.
  • BGen. Jennifer Napper, USA, Deputy JTF-GNO Commander, DISA
  • Dr. Linton Wells, II, Research Professor, NDU
Moderator: Guy Copeland, VP, Information Infrastructure Advisory Programs, CSC

1445-1500 BREAK

1500-1630 International Defense Industry Trends

  • Dr. Stephen D. Bryen, President, Finmeccanica Inc.
  • Ronald T. Covais, Corp.VP, International Business Development, Lockheed Martin
  • Jonas Hjelm, Group Senior Vice President, Government Relations, Saab AB
  • Jeff B. Kohler, Vice President, International Strategy, Boeing Integrated Defense Systems
  • BGen. Stephen D. Mundt, USA (Ret), Vice President, Business Development, EADS North America
  • Robert Murphy, Senior Vice President, Finance and CFO, BAE Systems
  • Torkel Patterson, President, Raytheon International
  • Robert C.I. Ryan, VP Defense, Canadian Commercial Corporation

Moderator: Vago Muradian, Editor, Defense News

1630-1800 Modernizing Export Controls for Coalition Interoperability

  • Gertie Arts, Defense Cooperation Attache, Embassy of the Netherlands
  • Ambassador Andreas Ekman, Director General, Inspectorate of Strategic Products, Sweden
  • Dr. Uwe M. Koch, Minister-Counselor Def. Coop’n, Embassy of Germany
  • Beth McCormick, DUSD for Technology Security Policy and National Disclosure Policy and Director, DTSA
  • Andrew Radcliffe, Counselor, Def. Equipment, British Embassy
  • Mark Reynolds, Counselor, Def. Materiel, Embassy of Australia
  • Frank Ruggiero, Deputy Assistant Secretary for Defense Trade and Regional Security, Bureau of Political-Military Affairs
  • BGEN Mirco Zuliani, Def. Attache, Embassy of Italy

Moderator: Remy Nathan, Asst. VP, International Affairs, AIA

1800-1930 Defense & Service Attache Reception

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