8:00 AM - 8:45 AM Registration


Brigadier General Scott Bethel`

Former Vice Commander, Air Force Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance
U.S. Air Force

9:00 AM - 9:35 AM KEYNOTE PRESENTATION: Enhancing Operations and Analysis of Actionable Intelligence in an Evolving Environment

Corin R. Stone, Executive Director , National Security Agency
Training and innovation to support analyst
·· Strategies for delivering actionable intelligence in complex environments
·· Overview of NSA’s posture and future direction


Corin R. Stone

Executive Director
National Security Agency

9:35 AM - 9:45 AM Networking Break

9:45 AM - 11:15 AM SESSION A: “Cyber Analytics: Leading Quality Through The Human Dimension”

Donald Freese, Deputy Assistant Director, Federal Bureau of Investigation
Five best practices for integration of intelligence analysts trained in classic
geo-political paradigms with cyber threat analysts, towards disruption of
the threat:
1. Drive Distinctive Service
2. Manage Brain Chemistry
3. Balance Reason and Intuition
4. Focus on Why
5. Hunt the threat to Disrupt


Donald Freese

Deputy Assistant Director
Federal Bureau of Investigation

11:15 AM - 12:00 PM KEYNOTE PRESENTATION: U.S. Department of Defense’s and the Importance of Intelligence to Aid Decision Making Advantage

Johnny Sawyer, Principal Deputy Director for Analysis, Defense Intelligence Agency
·· Delivering intelligence analysis in a timely matter to provide a competitive
·· Department of Defense’s strategies for direction forward in supporting
the intelligence agencies
·· Innovating enterprise information systems to make the U.S. impenetrable


Johnny Sawyer

Principal Deputy Director for Analysis
Defense Intelligence Agency

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM Lunch

1:00 PM - 2:15 PM SESSION B: Leveraging Information and Joint Operations to Enhance the Nation’s Defense

Gregory Radabaugh, Director of Joint Information Operations Warfare Center, Joint Staff
· Detecting anomalies and patterns to deter from unwarranted
·· Streamlining intelligence disciplines to support analysis
·· Deploying actionable intelligence on join operations


Gregory Radabaugh

Director of Joint Information Operations Warfare Center
Joint Staff

2:15 PM - 2:30 PM Networking Break

·· U.S. Africa Command’s perspective in developing and implementing
user friendly technology that can support field operations.
·· Lessons learned and update on SMART program, utilizing social media
platforms to support analysis of datasets
··Matching closed source interlaced with social media analysis
·· Tools and applications to filter and clip the sources efficiently


Colonel Bill Bestermann

Director of J2 Directorate, Intelligence and Knowledge Development
U.S. Africa Command

Wesley Wills

SMART Team (Social Media) Ally
U.S. Africa Command

3:45 PM - 4:45 PM SESSION D: DISA’s Strategies for Secure Cloud Computing Architecture SCCA to Support the IC

·· Data feeds detecting insider threats and overreaching network
·· ·Program update on Acropolis
·· ·Indexing cloud usage and aligning the number of feeds to support

4:45 PM - 5:00 PM ROUND TABLE DISCUSSION: Filtering Big Data and the Future of Analytics Supporting the analytical process by managing activities and traffic techniques

Utilizing cloud architecture to optimize storage capacity
·· Increasing processing times with advanced categorizing abilities
·· Integrating automated systems and machine learning to
identifyanomalies and detect threats


Brigadier General Scott Bethel`

Former Vice Commander, Air Force Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance
U.S. Air Force