Annual Summit Agenda

(Subject to Change, Updated as of 6/11/19)

Day 1, Wednesday, September 4, 2019


     Registration and Exhibit Hall Opens

12:45 pm

     Opening Remarks

1:00-1:40 pm 

     Opening Keynote by the CISO of the U.S. Government

  • Grant Schneider, Chief Information Security Officer, U.S. Government and Senior Director for Cybersecurity Policy, National Security Council (invited)

     Federal Cybersecurity Forecast:  Exclusive Q&A with the First and Second U.S. CISO


  • Grant Schneider (invited)
  • Brig. Gen. Ret. Greg Touhill, President, Cyxtera Federal Practice and First U.S. CISO (confirmed)

1:40 pm       

     Harnessing Artificial Intelligence/Machine Learning in Cybersecurity


  • Brad Medairy, Executive Vice President, Booz Allen Hamilton


  • Lieutenant General John N.T. “Jack” Shanahan, Director, Joint Artificial Intelligence Center, Office of the Chief Information Officer, Department of Defense (confirmed)
  • Swami Sivasubramanian, Vice President of Artificial Intelligence, Amazon (confirmed)
  • Dean Souleles, Chief Technology Officer, ODNI (confirmed)

2:15 pm        

     Preventing a Cyber 9/11–Enhancing the Cybersecurity of Critical Infrastructure


  • Scott McCormick, Head of Compliance, HackerOne


  • Jerry Perullo, Chief Information Security Officer, Intercontinental Exchange (ICE) | New York Stock Exchange (confirmed)
  • Geoff Brown, Chief Information Security Officer, City of New York and Head of New York City Cyber Command (confirmed)
  • Karen Evans, Assistant Secretary for Cybersecurity, Energy Security, and Emergency Response, Department of Energy (confirmed)

2:50 pm       


3:20 pm       

     New Models of Public Private Cyber Collaboration


  • Anne Neuberger, Co-Lead, Russia Small Group, National Security Agency (confirmed)
  • Major General (ret.) Burke E. “Ed Wilson,” Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for Cyber Policy, Office of the Under Secretary of Defense for Policy, Office of the Secretary of Defense, DOD (invited)

3:55 pm        

     Zero Trust and Cloud Security

  • Ashley Mahan, Acting Director, Federal Risk and Authorization Management Program (FedRAMP) and Secure CloudPortfolio, General Services Administration (confirmed)

4:30 pm       

     Closing Keynote

5:00 pm          


Day, 2, Thursday, September 5, 2019

8:00 am        

     Opening Remarks

8:10 am        

     Cybersecurity Priorities and the Intelligence Community

  • The Honorable Susan Gordon, Principal Deputy Director of National Intelligence (PDDNI)

8:40 am        

     Top Government Cyber Priorities–A Call to Action

Moderator:  Mark Kuhr, CTO and Founder, Synack


  • Dr. John Zangardi, Chief Information Officer, DHS (confirmed)
  • Brad Stone, Senior Vice President, Booz Allen Hamilton

9:10 am        


9:40 am        

     Congressional All Star Cyber Roundtable

10:15 am

     Top National Cyber Priorities and Strategies from Cyber Commanders

10:50 am 

     Transition to Breakouts

11:00 am           

     Breakout 1:  Continuous Diagnostics and Mitigation

     Breakout 2:  From 5G to IOT:  Innovating as the Attack Surface Broadens

     Breakout 3:  Addressing the Quantum Threat

     Breakout 4:  Operationalizing AI/ML

     Breakout 5:  Cyber Simulation of Combatting a Ransomware Attack


     Lunch and Networking in Exhibit Hall

1:30 pm         

     Lunch Keynote:  Suzette Kent, Federal Chief Information Officer (invited)

2:00 pm        

     Supply Chain Cybersecurity


  • Bob Kolasky, Director of the National Risk Management Center, DHS (confirmed)
  • William Marion, Deputy Chief, Information Dominance and Deputy Chief Information Officer, U.S. Air Force (confirmed)

2:35 pm                   


3:05 pm                   

     CISO’s and Cyber Leaders Panel

  • Nickolous Ward, CISO, Department of Justice (confirmed)

3:35 pm 

     The Next Frontier–Aerospace and Space Cybersecurity Panel

  • Brian Connelly, Vice President, Senior Chief Engineer, Cyber Systems at The Boeing Company (invited)
  • Roee Laufer, Division Head, Cyber and Information Security, Israel Airports Authority (confirmed)
  • Eynav Haim-Sayag, Head of Technologies R&D, Cyber Technology Unit, Israel National Cyber Directorate (INCD) (confirmed)

4:05 pm  

     Cybersecurity Priorities of Israel–Exclusive Address by the Top Cyber Official of Israel

  • Yigal Unna, Director General, Israel National Cyber Directorate, (INCD), Prime Minister’s Office, Israel (confirmed)

4:25 pm    

     Final Keynote:  Chris Krebs, Director, Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA), DHS (invited)

4:50 pm    

     Closing Remarks and Awards

5:00 pm