WRIGHT INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY SUMMIT (WITS) 2020 VIRTUAL EVENT AGENDA

6 October 2020 - Tuesday

Time

Topic

Speaker

0900-0910

Welcome & Opening Remarks

David Dodds & Tim Meixner

0910-1000

Digital Enterprise Overview 

Maj Gen William T. (Bill) Cooley-Special Assistant to the Commander of Air Force Materiel Command

1000-1010

Break

 

1010-1100

Keynote: Edge Computing and the Next Generation (Where the AF is heading)

Nicolas (Nick) Chaillan, Chief Software Officer, Air Force

1100-1110

Break

 

1110-1200

Keynote: Industry 4.0, The Connection of Everything: What It Is and Where It’s Going

Dr. John Tomblin, Wichita State University (Invited)

1200-1300

Lunch

 

1300-1400

Panel: Edge Practitioners & Providers

Microsoft: Adam Juechter

Gartner: John Baker

Dell: Michael Knight or Ed Hicks

AT&T (5G Provider): Col Lance Spencer (Ret)

Facilitator: Col Jon Sutherland (Ret), Director, USAF and Space Force Solutions at AT&T Global, (Former USAFE/AFAFRICA Director of Communications)

1410-1420

Break

 

1420-1510

Keynote: Big Data & Analytics

Michael Conlin, Chief Data Officer at U.S. Department of Defense

1510-1520

Break

 

1520-1620

Panel: AF Big Data Initiatives: BLADE, CDO VAULT, JPSAWG, AFRL Data Strategy

BLADE: Dean Blake, HQ AFMC/A4N

CDO VAULT: Col Charles (Chuck) Destefani, Air Force Chief Data Office

JPSAWG: Phil Ball, Chief, Enterprise Analysis Branch at AF Life Cycle

AFRL Data: Medy Agami

VAULT User: Marc Vandeveer, AFIMSC/XZ

Facilitator: Jackie Murray, Booz Allen

1620-1630

Wrap-Up

David Dodds & Tim Meixner

7 October 2020 - Wednesday

Time

Topic

Speaker

0900-0910

Welcome and Recap

David Dodds & Tim Meixner

0910-1000

Keynote: Cyberspace Innovation 

Ms. Lauren Knausenberger, SES, Chief Innovation Officer to the Office of the Secretary of the AF (Invited)

1000-1010

Break

 

1010-1110

Panel: Defending the Cyber Realm in an Edge Environment 

Ms. Samantha Adducchio, Chief Technology Officer at NASIC and the 269CBCS/CC

Col Francisco Dominguez, 251CEIG/CC

Col Ivan Herwick, incoming 88CG/CC

Col Rick “Rico” Johns, 16th AF/A6 – Director of Communications, Chief Information Officer & Commander, 616th Air Communications Squadron (616 ACOMS/CC)

Facilitator: Col Wade Rupper (Ret), Telos

1110-1120

Break

 

1120-1130

Panel: Combating Cybersecurity Threats for Utilities and Industrial Control Systems

Akin Akinbosoye or Federico Sciammarella – America Makes (MXDUSA.org)

Alexander Aved, AFRL / Rome

Anusha Iyer-Corsha, CTO, Co-Founder of Corsha

Facilitator: Chris Sharbaugh

1130-1230

Lunch

 

1230-1330

Panel: Impact of Cyber Security Across Industries

Maj Gen Mark Bartman, (Ret), Founder, 9G Consulting 

Lou Lyons, (USA Ret), CEO Shadow Rabbit Cyber

Max Aulakh, (USAF Veteran), CEO Ignyte Assurance Platform

Christopher Zell, USAF (Ret), Vice President, Head of Information Security at the Wendy’s International

Facilitator: Don Boian, Cybersecurity Outreach Director at Huntington Bank

1400-1410

Break

 

1410-1510

Panel: Business Realization/Value: Smart Factory / Smart City / Smart Base

Smart Factory/Palmdale Plant: Alex Romriell, CTO Northrop Grumman (Invited)

GE Smart City: Maj Gen Brent Baker (Ret) PTC

Smart City-City of Dublin/Blockchain: Doug McCollough

Application of IOT at the Edge: Kimberly Clavin, Founder NotBoxed Creations (formerly VP of Engineering at Accenture)

Facilitator: Pat Soller, (USA Veteran) General Manager at Alten USA

1510–1520

Break

 

1520-1620

Panel: AF Opportunities in the Digital Environment

AFSC Pilot Initiatives: Tim Meixner, Chief Information Technology Officer (CITO), Air Force Sustainment Center

AFIMSC Initiatives: Randy Parker, Chief, Resources, AF Installations & Mission Support Directorate Det 6 

Agile Combat Employment (ACE): Debbie Naguy, MITRE

Facilitator: Rachel McClain Maki, Young AFCEAN (YAC), Business Development at JJR Solutions

1620-1630

Closing Remarks

David Dodds & Tim Meixner

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