Keynote speakers and panelists will be updated as confirmed 
Wednesday, March 27, 2019
8:00 AM - 8:45 AM
Registration, Networking, Breakfast, Exhibits
8:45 AM - 9:00 AM
Welcome and Opening Remarks
9:00 AM - 9:30 AM
Keynote: AI and the Federal Government


Suzette Kent, Federal Chief Information Officer, Office of Management and Budget
9:30 AM - 10:00 AM
Keynote: AI and the DOD







Robert Work, Former Deputy Secretary of Defense and current Senior Counselor for Defense, Distinguished Senior Fellow, Defense and National Security, Center for a New American Security, and recently appointed Co-Chair, National Security Commission for Artificial Intelligence

10:00 AM - 10:30 AM
Keynote: AI and the JAIC
Lt Gen John N.T. “Jack” Shanahan, Director, Joint Artificial Intelligence Center, Office of the Department of Defense Chief Information Office
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Networking Break
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Panel 1: AI in the Services


  • Moderator: Michael Madsen, Director, Strategic Engagement, Defense Innovation Unit
  • Capt Michael Kanaan, Co-Chair, Artificial Intelligence, U.S. Air Force 
  • Dr. Jason Stack, Portfolio Manager for Autonomy Director; Ocean, Atmosphere, & Space Research Division, Office of Naval Research 
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Panel 2: AI Use Cases


  • Moderator: Joshua Marcuse, Executive Director, Defense Innovation Board, Office of the Secretary of Defense
  • Dr. David Bray, Executive Director, People Centered Internet coalition, Senior Fellow Institute for Human Machine Cognition #changeagent
  • R. Chad Hawthorne, Force Projection Sector, Applied Physics Laboratory, Johns Hopkins University 
  • Harry Wingo, Chair, Cyber Security Department, National Defense University
1:00 PM - 1:45 PM
Luncheon Fireside Chat
  • Dr. Peter Highnam, Deputy Director, Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency 
  • Francis Rose, Anchor, GovernmentMatters
1:45 PM - 2:00 PM