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2023 Agenda

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Monday, February 27, 2023

8:00 AM     Registration/Continental Breakfast

9:00 AM     Welcome/National Anthem
                         - DaytonDefense/DDC and Sinclair College

                         - Congressman Michael Turner, Ohio 10th District

9:15 AM     Federal Cyber Response Panel

-SSA Adam Lawson, Cyber Field Supervisor, Cincinnati Division, FBI

                        -Terin Williams, Region 5 Cybersecurity Advisors for Ohio, CISA

10:15 AM     Break

10:30 AM     Think Tank Discussion

Moderator: Elaine Bryant, Executive Vice President of Aerospace and Defense, Dayton Development Coalition


- Darrell West, Senior Fellow, Center for Technology Innovation, Brookings

- Brandon Pugh, Policy Director and Resident Senior Fellow, Cyber Security and Emerging Threats, R Street Institute

- Dustin Carmack, Research Fellow, Cybersecurity, Intelligence, and Emerging Technologies, The Heritage Foundation

11:30 AM     Industry Keynote: Darren Pulsipher, Chief Enterprise Solution Architect, Intel

12:00 PM     Keynote: Maj Gen (ret.) Tim Zadalis, AIAA

12:30 PM     Break/Lunch Served

12:45 PM     Industry Panel (over lunch) Federal Alignment to Cybersecurity

Moderator: George Lecakes, Senior Vice President and General Manager National Security, Battelle


- Harry Krukenberg, Executive Director of Development, Sawdey Solution Services

- Shawn Waldman, Founder/CEO, Secure Cyber Defense

- Zach Heck, Partner, Cybersecurity Group, Taft

- Kirk Herath, Cybersecurity Strategic Advisor, Office of Ohio Governor Mike DeWine

1:45 PM     Break

2:00 PM     Keynote: Stacy Bostjanick, Chief Defense Industrial Base Cybersecurity, Office of the DoD Chief Information Officer

2:30 PM     Break

2:45 PM     Academia Panel

Moderator: Maj Gen (ret.) Mark Bartman, OFRN


- Kyle Jones, Chair/Associate Professor, Computer Science and Information Technology, Sinclair College

- Dr. Junjie Zhang, Director of Cyber Security Programs, Wright State University

- Bekah Michael, Co-Director, Ohio Cyber Range Institute, University of Cincinnati

- Mark Reith, Assistant Professor of Computer Science, AFIT

3:45 PM     Keynote

4:15-5 PM     Networking Reception

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