7:30 a.m. – 8:30 a.m.
Registration and Networking Breakfast

8:30 a.m. – 9:00 a.m.
Opening Remarks

  • Dale Zabriskie, Evangelist, Symantec
  • Steve Bennett, CEO & President, Symantec

9:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m.
Keynote Address

  • Leon Panetta, Secretary of Defense (2011-2013), Director, CIA (2009-2011) & Co-founder, Panetta Institute for Public Policy

10:00 a.m. – 10:20 a.m.
Morning Networking Break in the TechXpo

Breakout Session 1

10:20 a.m. – 11:20 a.m.
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  • Track A: Enabling Mobile Government
  • Track B: Managing Your Data Center
  • Track C: Creating an Agile Enterprise
  • Track D: Securing Your Infrastructure
  • Track E: Understanding Cyber Policy

Session A-1: Is BYOD dead?

  • Dr. Ron Ross, NIST Fellow
  • Rory Schultz, Deputy CIO, FNS, USDA
  • James Craft, Deputy Director for Information Enterprise Management, JIEDDO, DOD
  • Moderator: Paul Agbabian, Fellow, VP Technology, Symantec

Session B-1: Security in Disasters: How to Manage Continuity of Operations

  • RADM Robert E. Day Jr., Assistant Commandant C4IT(CG-6) & CIO, U.S. Coast Guard
  • John Dobriansky, Executive Advisor, FAA
  • Wolf Tombe, CTO, U.S. Customs & Border Protection, DHS
  • Moderator: Jeff Hausman, SVP, Information Availability & Intelligence, Symantec

Session C-1: How to Acquire and Implement Secure Cloud Solutions

  • David Shive, Associate CIO for Enterprise Infrastructure, Acting Assoc. CIO for Corporate Systems, GSA
  • David Egts, Chief Technologist, Public Sector, Red Hat
  • Gary Galloway, Deputy Director, Office of Information Assurance, Dept. of State
  • Bradley Nix, Director/CISO, OIT, FNS, USDA
  • Moderator: Mark Ryland, Chief Solutions Architect, World Wide Public Sector Team, Amazon Web Services

Session D-1: Managing the Threat Lifecycle

  • Chuck McGann, Corporate Information Security Officer, USPS
  • Mark Nehmer, Associate Deputy Director Cybersecurity, Counterintelligence, DSS
  • Christopher Ipsen, CISO, State of Nevada
  • Bob Gourley, Publisher,
  • Jim Jaeger, Chief Cyber Services Strategist,
General Dynamics Fidelis Cybersecurity Solutions
  • Moderator: John Felker, Director, Cyber and Intelligence Strategy, HP Enterprise Services

Session E-1: Not Just Another NIST Cybersecurity Framework Panel . . .

  • Ken Durbin, Continuous Monitoring & Cyber Security Practice Manager, Symantec
  • Gary Phillips, Senior Director, Cybersecurity, Symantec
  • Rob Knake, Director, Cybersecurity Policy, Executive Office of the President
  • Matthew Scholl, Deputy Chief, Computer Security Division, NIST
  • Erik Avakian, CISO, Commonwealth of Pennsylvania
  • Moderator: Jeff Greene, Senior Policy Counsel, Cybersecurity and Identity, Symantec

Breakout Session 2

11:25 a.m. – 12:20 p.m.
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Session A-2: Creating a Secure Mobility Framework

  • Dr. Alissa Johnson, Deputy CIO, Office of Administration, Executive Office of the President
  • Dr. Sasi Pillay, Fmr. CTO for IT, NASA
  • Paul Pittelli, Deputy Director, Trusted Engineering Solutions, NSA
  • Bryan Coapstick, Director, Mobile Innovation, U.S. Public Sector, HP Enterprise Services
  • Moderator: Dale Zabriskie, Evangelist, Symantec

Session B-2: Big Data: Understanding and Managing Your Data to Work for You

  • LTC William M. Saxon, Division Chief and Program Director, G-3/5/7 Enterprise Management Decision Support System Program, U.S. Army
  • Rob Bectel, Senior Policy Advisor & CTO, Office of Energy Efficiency & Renewable Energy, DOE
  • Thomas Bayer, CIO, SEC
  • Xavier Hughes, Chief Innovation Officer, DOL
  • Moderator: David Blankenhorn, Chief Cloud Technologist, DLT Solutions

Session C-2: Identity Management: Federated Identity

  • Sean Lang, CISO, Library of Congress
  • Dr. Michael Valivullah, CTO, NASS, USDA
  • Douglas Glair, Manager, Digital Identity Services, USPS
  • Kolin Whitley, Consultant, Decision Analytics, Experian
  • Moderator: Chris Jensen, Senior Director, Homeland Security Programs, General Dynamics IT

Session D-2: Targeted Attacks: The Changing Threat Landscape

  • Bob Gourley, Publisher,
  • Zach Yarmolovich, Chief, Cybersecurity Strategy, Counterintelligence, Defense Security Service, DOD
  • Ray Letteer, Chief, Cybersecurity Division & Senior Information Assurance Official, USMC
  • Moderator: Samir Kapuria, VP, Product Management, Information Security Group, Symantec

Session E-2:
Fighting Cybercrime in a Borderless World

  • James Vigil, Senior Advisor for Cybercrime, Bureau for International Narcotics & Law Enforcement Affairs, Dept. of State
  • Richard Downing, Principal Deputy Chief, Computer Crime & Intellectual Property Section, DOJ
  • Catherine Lotrionte, Director of the Institute for Law, Science and Global Security, Georgetown University
  • Shawn Bray, Director, INTERPOL Washington
  • Moderator: Bill Wright, Director, Cybersecurity Partnerships, Symantec

12:30 p.m. – 1:45 p.m.
Luncheon & Cyber Awards

1:45 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.
Networking Break

2:00 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.
Oh Great! Now We have to Secure the Internet of Things too

  • John Pescatore, SANS Director of Emerging Security Trends

2:30 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.
Keynote Address

  • Brian Dye, SVP, Information Security, Symantec

3:00 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.
Public-Private Partnerships: Building a Cybersecurity Culture for the Nation

  • Donna Dodson, Acting Associate Director & Acting Chief Cybersecurity Advisor, Information Technology Laboratory, NIST

3:30 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Keynote Address

  • Suzanne Spaulding, Under Secretary National Protection & Programs Directorate, DHS

4:00 p.m. – 4:10 p.m.
Closing Remarks

4:10 p.m. – 6:30 p.m.
Networking Reception