Speakers

Meet the Top Experts for Newest Opportunities and Networking!

More speakers added daily to this exciting event!


■ BGEN Mario Leblanc
Deputy Director for Operations (DJ3), Royal Canadian Air Force, HQ PACOM

■ Mr. Steven Armstrong
Chief, NORAD Strategic Engagement & Deputy Division Chief of North American Aerospace Defense Command (NORAD) Operations Division

■ Mr. John Fiore, SES
Technical Director, Naval Surface Warfare Center, Dahlgren Division

■ COL Courtney Cote, USA
Project Manager, UAS, PEO, Aviation, Redstone Arsenal

■ CDR (ret) Chris “Pyro” Fitzgerald
UAS Requirements for Commander Naval Air Forces, US Pacific Fleet

Mr. David “Nark” Narkevicius
Senior Staff Advisor, Office of the Secretary of Defense, CIO C4III, OASD NII

■ Mr. Erik Soykan
Director, Marine & Air Operations, National Air Security Ops, US CBP/DHS

Mr. Mark Farrar
Director of Training, USA, UAS Training Center, 2-13th Aviation Regiment

Mr. Treggon Owens
Chief Innovation Officer, 5D Robotics

LTCOL Todd “Dutch” Holland, USMC
Commanding Officer, Marine Aircraft Group, 3rd Marine Aircraft Wing

■ COL Keith “LJB” Ward, USAF
Vice Wing Commander, 163d Attack Wing, ANG, March AFB

■ LTC Tory Burgess, USA
Product Manager, Tactical UAS Project Office, Redstone Arsenal

COL Christopher “Lack-O” McDonald, USAF
Director of Disruptive Innovations for Headquarters US Air Force (HAF A2II)

Mr. Chris Jensen
Director, CI3 Solutions, Hitachi Data Systems Federal

■ Mr. Layne Merritt
Chief Engineer, Aviation Development, Aviation & Missile Research, Development & Engineering Center (AMRDEC)

■ Mr. David Phillips
Vice President, Small and Medium Endurance UAS, Textron Systems

■ Mr. Matthew Barger
Intelligence and Technology Portfolio Lead, Sector Outreach and Programs Division, DHS

■ Mr. Rob Hughes
Senior Policy Advisor, Airworthiness & Airspace Integration, Northrop Grumman Corporation

■ Colonel Ryan “Skindog” Sherwood, USAF
Commander, 49TH Operations Group, Holloman AFB

■ Mr. Ron Stearns
Business Development Director, Robotics and Unmanned Systems, Velocity Group

■ Mr. Mike Blades
Senior Industry Analyst, Aerospace & Defense, Frost & Sullivan

■ Senior Representative, USAF
432nd Wing Group, Creech Air Force Base

■ Mr. Thomas Baker
Founder, Shavano Prime Solutions; Formerly, Director, UAS & Counter UAS Initiatives, First Air Force/NORAD Continental Region

■ Dr. Reid Melville
Strategy Lead for Unmanned Air Systems, Air Force Research Laboratory (AFRL)

■ Mr. Steve Jones
Manager, UAV, EW & Sensors Business Development, Northrop Grumman Mission Systems, Lands & Avionic C4ISR Division

■ Mr. Laben Fisher
Systems Engineer, SPAWAR Systems Center Pacific

■ Gray Eagle Representatives, USA
1st Attack Reconnaissance Battalion, “GUNFIGHTERS”