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March 24-25, 2021 | Live Broadcast
DSI’s 3rd annual Information Warfare Symposium is designed as an educational, training “Town Hall” style forum, where thought leaders and key policy-makers across military services, government agencies, acquisition authorities, academia & industry will be brought together for actionable discussions and debate on how advances in electronic warfare and cyber technologies are transforming the modern battlefield operations & enhancing joint efforts towards winning the information war.
2021 Confirmed Speakers Include:
Lt Gen Timothy D. Haugh, USAF
16th Air Force (Air Forces Cyber)
MajGen Matthew Glavy, USMC
MARFORCYBER & MARFORSPACE
Alexander R. Lovett, SES
Director of Defense Research and Engineering for Advanced Capabilities (Acting)
Christopher A. Miller, SES
Assistant Deputy Chief of Naval Operations for Information Warfare (N2N6B)
RADM Michael P. Ryan, USCG
U.S. Coast Guard
BG Paul G. Craft, USA
U.S. Army Cyber School
RDML Stephen Donald, USN
U.S. Fleet Cyber Command
Why You Should Attend This Symposium:
The current strategy calls for the DoD is to continue to ramp up investments in electronic warfare. Administration requests for research funding for unclassified electronic warfare capabilities have increased from $4.9 billion in fiscal 2019 to $5.5 billion for 2021. There will be a continued focus on using information warfare methods to disrupt & stop the spread of disinformation by the adversary, whether it be in the battlespace or to combat attempted interference in U.S. Elections. The Information Warfare Symposium will focus on initiatives from each of the services as to how they are utilizing electronic warfare capabilities & information warfare to enable a strategic decision advantage for the Warfighter & Combatant Commanders at the operational and tactical levels.
Senior Leaders at this forum will detail how EW & Cyber operations can enable the Warfighter to be successful in contested information environments, and alert them to where adversaries are operating. They will also explain their efforts to ensure persistent engagement & more effectively execute electronic warfare & information operations into all-domain operations. This event will offer insight into & give industry the opportunity to learn where they can assist the DoD on developing new technologies to increase agility & lethality of the Force. Attendees will hear of the push amongst the Services for collaborative efforts to ensure there is effective training & equipping of cyber/information operators to decisively deter, compete, & win in the information environment. Additionally, a panel discussion at this Symposium will examine innovative ideas & technologies, such as AI, that are being implemented by the DoD JAIC & others to support the future of information warfare.
DSI’s team specializes in the extensive research and development of our Symposiums’ content and focus areas. We assemble the most respected minds in the manufacturing and acquisition communities, as well as the key policymakers across military and civilian offices. Our non-partisan approach allows us to reach across all services and organizations to bring together a truly holistic group of decision-makers and solution providers.
Exhibit and Sponsorship Information:
The Information Warfare Symposium provides opportunities including exhibit space, round table discussions, product demonstrations, and networking receptions.
Download the Sponsorship and Exhibiting Prospectus Here
*Symposium is CLOSED TO PRESS / NO RECORDINGS*
Topics of Discussion:
– Developing CYBERCOM’s Approach to Defend Forward & Prepare for Influence Operations in the Form of Information Warfare
– Integrating EW technologies to transform modern battlefield operations & maintain technological superiority in the era of Great Power Competition
– Leading Army’s efforts to build new formations & skills to better compete against adversaries in the information environment
– Utilizing information warfare operations across the Fleet to provide speed for advantage
– Achieving information warfare outcomes across the conflict continuum to ensure a more agile, lethal Air Force
– Creating a synergy in the information environment through the combining Space & Cyber capabilities for a competitive MAGTF advantage
– Advancing information warfare dominance through Joint Electromagnetic Spectrum Operations
– Fielding area-wide & targeted Cyber/Electromagnetic Activities (CEMA) effects for the Soldier at the tactical edge
Live Broadcast Experience:
Participating Organizations at the Last Symposium:
LookingGlass, General Dynamics IT, TIME Systems LLC, FireEye, University of Maryland, Northrop Grumman, Sierra Nevada Corporation, Parsons, Palo Alto Networks Public Sector LLC, By Light, Booz Allen Hamilton, Boeing, Balius Partners, Ball Aerospace, Cubic Corporation, Germanna Community College, CACI International, SAIC, Security Compass, RTL Networks, Lockheed Martin Cyber SolutionsAT&T, Dell Technologies, GTRI, IDS International, ManTech, General Dynamics Mission SystemsRed Hat, SRC Inc., Collins Aerospace, Georgia Tech Research Institute, Honeywell, Perspecta, ExpanseAlion Science and Technology, Georgia Tech Research Institute, The Cohen Group, Expression Networks LLC, DC I IPS, Cyber Bytes Foundation, BESL, Cisco Systems, Inc., Raytheon Cyber Solutions Inc., Palantir Technologies, Inc., SANS Institute, USCYBERCOM, ARCYBER, MARFORSPACE, MARFORCYBER, U.S. Fleet Cyber/U.S. Tenth Fleet, 16th Air Force (Air Forces Cyber), USSTRATCOM, US Army CCoE, OUSD (R&E), PEO IEW&S, HQMC, DON, DSB, DoD JAIC, US Army CCDC C5ISR Center, USCG, ONR & many more!
At our Symposium You Have the Ability To:
Gain Education & Insight: Gain Education & Insight: Walk away with knowledge gained from our senior level speakers on some of the complex challenges facing our Information Warfare Community.
Build Partnerships: The agenda is designed to allow for ample networking opportunities and the ability to engage in constructive dialogue among all in attendance.
Influence: Help foster ideas. Share your own insight and knowledge during our interactive sessions. All attendees are encouraged to address our speaker faculty and each other with their questions, comments or ideas.
Operating Guidance for Government Attendees:
– DSI’s Symposium directly supports DoD priorities by providing a conduit for officials to efficiently reach audiences outside of their respective offices that directly impact their department’s mission success, at no charge to the government, and in an efficient expenditure of time.
– The symposium will provide a forum to address and improve internal and external initiatives, meet with and hear from partner organizations, disseminate vital capability requirements to industry, increase visibility within the larger community, and generally support their mission.
– The symposium is open and complimentary to all DoD, IC and Federal employees and is considered an educational and training forum.