October 24 - 26, 2018
Norfolk, VA

Focus Day

We are currently developing the agenda and will have a draft brochure soon.

10:00 am - 10:50 am Registration and Breakfast

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Guy Thomas

Subject Matter Expert, Maritime Domain Awareness and Unclassified Space
DHS, Science & Technology

11:00 am - 11:20 am Emerging into the realm of machine learning for the fully autonomous maritime systems

-Opportunities for New Autonomous UMS Capabilities through Machine Learning
- Tools and Techniques for Programming (and Self-Learning) in Autonomous UMS
 -Verification Challenges for Autonomous UMS that Learn Behaviors

11:20 am - 11:40 am Verification of Autonomous Systems

Signe Redfield - Engineer, NRL

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Signe Redfield

Engineer
NRL

11:40 am - 12:00 pm New Opportunities for Machine Learning in Autonomous Maritime Systems

Keith Sullivan - Artificial Intelligence Expert, NRL
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Keith Sullivan

Artificial Intelligence Expert
NRL

12:00 pm - 1:00 pm Lunch

1:00 pm - 1:30 pm Panel Discussion: Emerging into the realm of machine learning for the fully autonomous maritime systems

Signe Redfield - Engineer, NRL
Keith Sullivan - Artificial Intelligence Expert, NRL
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Signe Redfield

Engineer
NRL

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Keith Sullivan

Artificial Intelligence Expert
NRL

1:30 pm - 2:30 pm Hardware and software solutions necessary to facilitate total autonomy to allow advanced system processes

Dr. Micah Clark - Research Professor and Scientist, The Pennsylvania State University Applied Research Laboratory
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Dr. Micah Clark

Research Professor and Scientist
The Pennsylvania State University Applied Research Laboratory

2:30 pm - 3:00 pm Afternoon Networking Break

3:00 pm - 3:15 pm Chairman's Closing Remarks

3:15 pm - 3:15 pm End of Focus Day