Monday, August 07, 7:30 AM - 4:30 PM


Monday, August 07, 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM

    AFCEA Augusta-Fort Gordon Chapter Golf Tournament and Young AFCEAN Events Sponsorship Opportunities

      Monday, August 07, 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM


      Monday, August 07, 2:15 PM - 3:15 PM


      Monday, August 07, 3:30 PM - 4:30 PM


      Tuesday, August 08, 7:00 AM - 8:30 AM

      • Room: Oglethorpe Ballroom Lobby

        Tuesday, August 08, 7:00 AM - 5:00 PM


        Tuesday, August 08, 8:30 AM - 8:45 AM

        • Room: Oglethorpe Ballroom
        Speaker(s)
        Speaker
        LtGen Robert M. Shea, USMC (Ret.)
        President and CEO
        AFCEA International
        Speaker
        The Honorable Hardie Davis
        Mayor of Augusta

          Tuesday, August 08, 8:45 AM - 9:15 AM

          • Room: Oglethorpe Ballroom
          Speaker(s)
          Speaker
          MG John B. Morrison, Jr., USA
          Commanding General, U.S. Army Cyber Center of Excellence and
          Commanding General, Fort Gordon

            Tuesday, August 08, 9:15 AM - 10:00 AM

            • Room: Oglethorpe Ballroom
            Speaker(s)
            Keynote
            LTG Sean B. MacFarland, USA (invited)
            Deputy Commanding General & Chief of Staff
            U.S. Army Training and Doctrine Command
            Tracks:

              Tuesday, August 08, 10:00 AM - 1:30 PM

              • Room: Olmstead A/B
              Lunch will be served from 11:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.

                Tuesday, August 08, 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM

                • Room: Olmstead A/B

                  Tuesday, August 08, 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM

                  • Room: Cumming
                  Approved for 1 CompTIA CEU:  A+, Network+, Security+, Cloud+, Cybersecurity Analyst (CSA+), and CompTIA Advanced Security Practitioner (CASP); 1 GIAC CPE
                  Tracks:
                    • Room: Olmstead A/B
                    FM 3-12, Cyberspace and Electronic Warfare Operations, is the first field manual to include cyberspace, the electromagnetic spectrum, cyberspace operations, electronic warfare operations, and cyberspace electromagnetic activities together in one doctrine publication with the associated roles and responsibilities.  Included in this version of FM 3-12 are fundamental principles, tactics, and a refined military decision making process table for cyberspace and electronic warfare operations.  FM 3-12 is the result of a long process which included several working...read more...
                    Speaker(s)
                    Speaker
                    Mr. Matthew R. Hunter
                    Doctrine Developer
                    U.S. Army Cyber Center of Excellence and Fort Gordon
                    Tracks:

                      Tuesday, August 08, 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

                      • Room: Lamar A
                      Tracks:

                        Tuesday, August 08, 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

                        • Room: Cumming
                        Approved for 1 CompTIA CEU: A+, Network+, Security+ Cloud+, CSA+ and CASP; 1 GIAC CPE
                        Tracks:

                          Tuesday, August 08, 12:00 PM - 5:00 PM

                          • Room: Olmstead A/B
                          Cyber Quest 2017 Lessons Learned (12:00 - 2:00 p.m.) Cyber and Electronic Warfare (EW) operational forces lack sufficient capabilities to meet the growing threat in these warfare disciplines. Cyber Quest is an annual prototyping experiment to address concept and capability gaps for Intel, Signal, Cyber and EW areas of need. This thread will help outline where Cyber Quest fits within the landscape of the TRADOC Campaign of Learning as well as other assessment opportunities and then...read more...
                          Speaker(s)
                          Speaker
                          LTC Bill Platte, USA
                          Simulation Officer (FA57), Cyber Battle Lab
                          Concept Development Integration Directorate, U.S. Army Cyber Center of Excellence
                          Speaker
                          MAJ J.G. Broderick, Australian Army
                          Technical Lead, Cyber Quest
                          U.S. Army Cyber Center of Excellence and Fort Gordon
                          Speaker
                          Mr. Horace Carney
                          Live Experimentation Deputy Branch Chief
                          Cyber Battle Lab, U.S. Army Cyber Center of Excellence
                          Tracks:
                          Handout(s)

                            Tuesday, August 08, 12:15 PM - 1:15 PM

                            • Room: Lamar A
                            Tracks:

                              Tuesday, August 08, 1:30 PM - 2:30 PM

                              • Room: Oglethorpe Ballroom
                              Speaker(s)
                              Keynote
                              LTG Paul M. Nakasone, USA
                              Commanding General
                              U. S. Army Cyber Command & 2nd Army
                              Tracks:

                                Tuesday, August 08, 2:30 PM - 5:00 PM

                                • Room: Olmstead A/B

                                  Tuesday, August 08, 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM

                                  • Room: Lamar A
                                  Tracks:
                                    • Room: Estes B
                                    Recently published Army Doctrine Reference Publication 3-0 defines CEMA as “the process of planning, integrating, and synchronizing cyberspace and electronic warfare operations in support of unified land operations.”  Electronic warfare and cyberspace operations rely upon the full integration of intelligence, information operations, air and ground maneuver, space, and logistics for optimization.  The Cyber Center of Excellence leads Army efforts designed to optimization CEMA through cooperation with related centers and headquarters.  During this session, the TRADOC...read more...
                                    Speaker(s)
                                    Speaker
                                    COL Mark L. Dotson, USA
                                    TRADOC Capabilities Manager - Electronic Warfare
                                    Cyber Center of Excellence & Fort Gordon
                                    Tracks:
                                      • Room: Lamar B/C
                                      Cyberspace is a critical domain that will afford a significant advantage to the force that is capable of operating effectively in it.   The Land, Air, Space, and Maritime domains are expected to be increasingly contested during future conflicts and U.S. forces are confronted with the possibility of not maintaining superiority in any domain. In 2009, United States Cyber Command (USCC) stood up. USCC was followed shortly by Army Cyber Command (2010). Four years later the...read more...
                                      Speaker(s)
                                      Speaker
                                      MAJ Brian Retherford, USA
                                      Leader Development and Education Analyst
                                      U.S. Army Cyber School
                                      Speaker
                                      MAJ Nakia Summers, USA
                                      Director, Leader College
                                      U.S. Army Cyber School
                                      Speaker
                                      Mr. Thomas L. Barnes
                                      Director of Training, Cyber School
                                      U.S. Cyber Center of Excellence
                                      Tracks:

                                        Tuesday, August 08, 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

                                        • Room: Olmstead A/B

                                          Wednesday, August 09, 7:00 AM - 8:00 AM

                                          • Room: Oglethorpe Ballroom Lobby

                                            Wednesday, August 09, 7:00 AM - 3:00 PM


                                            Wednesday, August 09, 8:00 AM - 9:00 AM

                                            • Room: Lamar A
                                              • Room: Lamar B/C
                                              The evolution of operational environment indicates that future operations will be significantly different than those of the past.  Today, US joint forces are being challenged across all domains.  The Army's current 12-year old communications construct was focused on sustained operations in a mature theater with a heavy reliance on fixed infrastructure that concealed significant training deficiencies.  Future expeditionary operations must incorporate flexible means to present multiple dilemmas to an enemy and create temporary windows of...read more...
                                              Speaker(s)
                                              Speaker
                                              COL(P) Robert L. Edmonson, II, USA
                                              Commandant, U.S. Signal School & 38th Chief of Signal
                                              U.S. Army Cyber Center of Excellence
                                              Tracks:
                                                • Room: Estes A
                                                The Army seeks to close operational capabilities gaps by improving tactical voice, data communications and position navigation and timing capabilities down to the individual Soldier level.  TRADOC Capability Manager for Tactical Radios (TCM-TR) is the Army’s centralized coordinator for evolutionary capability development and user activities associated with tactical radio platforms, waveforms, position-navigation-timing (PNT), ancillary devices, mobile/mounted application network transport management and network operations for items which are components of Tactical Radio Networks.  Additionally, TCM-TR serves as...read more...
                                                Speaker(s)
                                                Speaker
                                                LTC Robert Cannaday, USA
                                                Assistant TRADOC Capabilities Manager (TCM) for Tactical Radios (TR)
                                                U.S. Army Cyber Center of Excellence and Fort Gordon
                                                Tracks:

                                                  Wednesday, August 09, 9:15 AM - 10:00 AM

                                                  • Room: Oglethorpe Ballroom
                                                  Speaker(s)
                                                  Keynote
                                                  MG Michael E. Kurilla, USA
                                                  Commanding General
                                                  82nd Airborne Division
                                                  Tracks:

                                                    Wednesday, August 09, 10:00 AM - 10:45 AM

                                                    • Room: Oglethorpe Ballroom
                                                    Speaker(s)
                                                    Keynote
                                                    MG John B. Morrison, Jr., USA
                                                    Commanding General, U.S. Army Cyber Center of Excellence and
                                                    Commanding General, Fort Gordon
                                                    Tracks:

                                                      Wednesday, August 09, 10:30 AM - 3:00 PM

                                                      • Room: Olmstead A/B

                                                        Wednesday, August 09, 10:45 AM - 12:00 PM


                                                        Wednesday, August 09, 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

                                                        • Room: Cumming
                                                        Approved for 1 CompTIA CEU:  A+, Network+, Security+, Cloud+, Cybersecurity Analyst (CSA+), and CompTIA Advanced Security Practitioner (CASP); 1 GIAC CPE
                                                        Tracks:
                                                          • Room: Estes A
                                                          The current Kremlin leadership is not satisfied with the post-Cold War settlement, whereby Russia has been relegated to the status of a “regional power,” confined within borders which do not correspond to its perceived national interests. In what has become the generally accepted Russian narrative, after the collapse of the USSR, the West/NATO (the US in particular) took advantage of Russia’s military weakness, encroaching upon the country’s legitimate sphere of interest. To prevent any further...read more...
                                                          Speaker(s)
                                                          Speaker
                                                          Mr. Raymond Finch
                                                          Analyst
                                                          Foreign Military Studies Office (FMSO)
                                                            • Room: Lamar A

                                                              Wednesday, August 09, 11:30 AM - 1:30 PM

                                                              • Room: Olmstead A/B

                                                                Wednesday, August 09, 12:00 PM - 1:15 PM

                                                                • Room: Olmstead A/B
                                                                Approved for 1 CompTIA CEU: A+, Network+, Security+, Cloud+, and CSA+; 1 GIAC CPE As our knowledge and understanding of innovation increases, we rely more and more on technology for commerce, utilities, transportation, financial transactions, social engagements and entertainment. We realize these systems are fragile and are likely targets of our enemies.   The challenges faced by a rapidly evolving threat and constantly changing battlefield means that tools, techniques and procedures we use to engage our enemy need...read more...
                                                                Speaker(s)
                                                                Moderator
                                                                Mr. Mark Baggett
                                                                Technical Adviser to DoD
                                                                SANS Institute
                                                                Panelist
                                                                Mr. Eric Parker
                                                                Co-Founder & Innovation Architect
                                                                The Clubhou.se
                                                                Panelist
                                                                Mr. Justin Garrick (invited)
                                                                Special Agent
                                                                FBI and Augusta Infraguard Chapter Member
                                                                Panelist
                                                                Mr. Lawrence Abrams
                                                                Security Analyst
                                                                U.S. Army
                                                                Panelist
                                                                Mr. Phil Plantamura (invited)
                                                                Chief Operating Officer, Security Onion Solutions
                                                                Vice President, Greater Augusta Information Systems Security Association (ISSA)
                                                                Panelist
                                                                Ms. Joanne Sexton
                                                                Director
                                                                Augusta University Cyber Institute
                                                                Tracks:

                                                                  Wednesday, August 09, 12:15 PM - 1:15 PM

                                                                  • Room: Lamar A

                                                                    Wednesday, August 09, 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

                                                                    • Room: Lamar B/C
                                                                    The Army established the Rapid Capabilities Office (RCO) in August 2016 to expedite critical technologies to the field to meet Combatant Commanders’ needs and deter and defeat rapidly modernizing adversaries. The Army RCO also seeks to identify disruptive technologies and apply them for military use, working with innovators in industry, academia, government, and other sectors. At TechNet Augusta, the Army RCO will conduct an “open door” brief with interested attendees. This session will describe upcoming...read more...
                                                                    Speaker(s)
                                                                    Assistant
                                                                    Mr. Douglas Wiltsie, SES
                                                                    Director
                                                                    Army Rapid Capabilities Office

                                                                      Wednesday, August 09, 1:00 PM - 2:15 PM


                                                                      Wednesday, August 09, 1:15 PM - 2:15 PM


                                                                      Wednesday, August 09, 1:30 PM - 2:30 PM

                                                                      • Room: Estes A
                                                                      The pace of technological innovation is continuing to increase. This is especially pronounced within the Cyberspace Domain; where new technologies are introduced regularly as software upgrades and applications. Several technological innovation to include “internet of things, “human machine Interface”, “Artificial intelligence” and “robotics” are at a tipping point to revolutionize how society and the military will operate in the future. This briefing provides a prospective on what technologies are likely to impact the future operating...read more...
                                                                      Speaker(s)
                                                                      Speaker
                                                                      Mr. Giorgio Bertoli
                                                                      Senior Scientific Technology Manager, Offensive Cyber Technologies & Chief Scientist
                                                                      Intelligence & Information Warfare Directorate, CERDEC
                                                                        • Room: Lamar A

                                                                          Wednesday, August 09, 1:30 PM - 3:00 PM

                                                                          • Room: Olmstead A/B
                                                                          Approved for 1 CompTIA CEU: A+, Network+, Security+, CSA+, Cloud+, CASP; 1 GIAC CPE Hear what keeps senior leaders from government and industry awake at night.  Speakers will address their priorities, challenges and strategies as they move forward to provide solutions to stay ahead of complex cyber security threats. Discussion will include topics such as: Risk Management Strategy Resilience and critical infrastructure protection Policy and cultural aspects of cyber security Accountability and Responsibility Roles and Responsibilities Protection of personal information Safe use of commercial solutions such as...read more...
                                                                          Tracks:

                                                                            Wednesday, August 09, 2:15 PM - 4:15 PM


                                                                            Wednesday, August 09, 3:00 PM - 4:30 PM

                                                                            • Room: Oglethorpe Ballroom
                                                                            Speaker(s)
                                                                            Moderator
                                                                            LTG Mark Bowman, USA
                                                                            Director, Command, Control, Communications & Computers/Cyber
                                                                            The Joint Staff, J6
                                                                            Panelist
                                                                            Dr. Dawn Dunkerley
                                                                            Chief, Cyber Division
                                                                            Army Materiel Command G-3/4
                                                                            Panelist
                                                                            MG John W. Baker, USA
                                                                            Commanding General
                                                                            NETCOM
                                                                            Panelist
                                                                            MG Patricia A. Frost, USA (invited)
                                                                            Director of Cyber
                                                                            Office of the Army Deputy Chief of Staff G3/5/7
                                                                            Panelist
                                                                            Mr. Vince Simpson
                                                                            Vice President & Location General Manager for Aberdeen Office
                                                                            Booz Allen Hamilton
                                                                            Tracks:

                                                                              Wednesday, August 09, 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM

                                                                              • Room: Riverwalk Hallway
                                                                                • Room: Piano Lobby

                                                                                  Wednesday, August 09, 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

                                                                                    More details to follow. Sponsorship Opportunities

                                                                                      Thursday, August 10, 7:00 AM - 8:00 AM

                                                                                      • Room: Oglethorpe Ballroom Lobby

                                                                                        Thursday, August 10, 7:00 AM - 1:00 PM


                                                                                        Thursday, August 10, 8:00 AM - 9:30 AM

                                                                                        • Room: Oglethorpe Ballroom
                                                                                        Speaker(s)
                                                                                        Moderator
                                                                                        MG Randy Taylor, USA
                                                                                        Incoming Commanding General
                                                                                        CECOM
                                                                                        Panelist
                                                                                        BG Brian J. Mennes, USA (invited)
                                                                                        Director, Joint and Integration
                                                                                        Office of the Deputy Chief of Staff, G8
                                                                                        Panelist
                                                                                        BG Patrick Burden, USA
                                                                                        Program Executive Officer
                                                                                        PEO EIS
                                                                                        Panelist
                                                                                        MG Kirk F. Vollmecke, USA (invited)
                                                                                        Program Executive Officer
                                                                                        Intelligence, Electronic Warfare and Sensors (IEW&S)
                                                                                        Panelist
                                                                                        Mr. Douglas Wiltsie, SES
                                                                                        Director
                                                                                        Army Rapid Capabilities Office
                                                                                        Panelist
                                                                                        Mr. Gary Martin, SES
                                                                                        Program Executive Officer for Command, Control and Communications-Tactical (C3T)
                                                                                        U.S. Army
                                                                                        Tracks:

                                                                                          Thursday, August 10, 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM

                                                                                          • Room: Lamar B/C

                                                                                            Thursday, August 10, 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM

                                                                                            • Room: Olmstead A/B
                                                                                              • Room: Olmstead A/B
                                                                                              Food breaks will be from 9:00 a.m. - 10:00 a.m. and 11:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.

                                                                                                Thursday, August 10, 9:45 AM - 10:45 AM

                                                                                                • Room: Lamar A
                                                                                                Tracks:

                                                                                                  Thursday, August 10, 9:45 AM - 11:00 AM


                                                                                                  Thursday, August 10, 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM


                                                                                                  Thursday, August 10, 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

                                                                                                  • Room: Lamar A
                                                                                                  Tracks:

                                                                                                    Thursday, August 10, 11:15 AM - 12:15 PM

                                                                                                    • Room: Olmstead A/B
                                                                                                    Approved for 1 CompTIA CEU: A+, Network+, Security+, Cloud+, CSA+, and CASP; 1 GIAC CPE This session will cover the common types of threats that are likely to be encountered by most organizations with regards to malware and application vulnerabilities. The following will be discussed in detail: - Malware: Compare and contrast various types of malware, such as viruses, worms, Trojan horses, browser redirection, and keyloggers. Review how computers are infected with malware. - Application vulnerabilities: Review common classes...read more...
                                                                                                    Speaker(s)
                                                                                                    Speaker
                                                                                                    Mr. Marwan Omar
                                                                                                    Assistant Professor of Cybersecurity
                                                                                                    Saint Leo University
                                                                                                    Tracks:
                                                                                                      • Room: Estes A
                                                                                                      Interact with the Cyber CoE Lessons and Best Practices analysts as they discuss observations from training events ranging from Cyberspace, Electronic Warfare and Signal Operations.  Analysts will address challenges and successes and solicit recommendations and solutions from government, academia and industry.   Discussions will include topics such as: CEMA Support to Corps and Below (CSCB) Defense in Depth - Cyber Security Tools Training Cyberspace Electromagnetic Activities (CEMA) Installation as a Docking Station (IaaDS) Tactical Regional Cyber Center Integration...read more...
                                                                                                      Speaker(s)
                                                                                                      Co-Moderator
                                                                                                      LTC Ron Gruettner, BUND
                                                                                                      Lessons Learned and Best Practices Chief, Doctrine Division, CDID
                                                                                                      U.S. Army Cyber Center of Excellence and Fort Gordon
                                                                                                      Co-Moderator
                                                                                                      Mr. Rick San Miguel
                                                                                                      Lessons Learned and Best Practices Government Lead, Doctrine Division, CDID
                                                                                                      U.S. Army Cyber Center of Excellence and Fort Gordon
                                                                                                      Tracks:

                                                                                                        Thursday, August 10, 12:30 PM - 1:30 PM

                                                                                                        • Room: Lamar B/C

                                                                                                          Thursday, August 10, 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

                                                                                                          • Room: Oglethorpe Ballroom
                                                                                                          Speaker(s)
                                                                                                          Keynote
                                                                                                          LTG Paul M. Nakasone, USA
                                                                                                          Commanding General
                                                                                                          U. S. Army Cyber Command & 2nd Army
                                                                                                          Tracks:

                                                                                                            Thursday, August 10, 2:00 PM - 2:15 PM

                                                                                                            • Room: Oglethorpe Ballroom
                                                                                                            Speaker(s)
                                                                                                            Speaker
                                                                                                            LtGen Robert M. Shea, USMC (Ret.)
                                                                                                            President and CEO
                                                                                                            AFCEA International
                                                                                                            Speaker
                                                                                                            MG John B. Morrison, Jr., USA
                                                                                                            Commanding General, U.S. Army Cyber Center of Excellence and
                                                                                                            Commanding General, Fort Gordon

                                                                                                              Friday, August 11, 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM

                                                                                                              • Room: Oglethorpe Ballroom
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