October 24 - 26, 2018
Norfolk, VA

Main Conference Day One

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

8:00 am - 8:50 am Registration and Morning Networking

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Guy Thomas

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

9:00 am - 9:45 am Keynote: Coast Guard efforts at increasing unmanned system use in order to enhance operations

Captain Benjamin Cooper - Deputy Assistant Commandant for Capability, U.S. Coast Guard
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Captain Benjamin Cooper

Deputy Assistant Commandant for Capability
U.S. Coast Guard

9:45 am - 10:30 am UMS for special operations



10:45 am - 11:15 am Morning Coffee and Networking Break

11:15 am - 12:00 pm Enhancing collision avoidance technology in order to counteract the next accident

Matthew Garner - Director Submarines/Submersibles Design & Systems Engineering, NAVSEA

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Matthew Garner

Director Submarines/Submersibles Design & Systems Engineering
NAVSEA

12:00 pm - 12:45 pm Improving reliability in inertial navigation systems in order to optimize maneuverabilit


12:45 pm - 1:45 pm Lunch

1:45 pm - 2:30 pm Maintaining productivity and mission effectiveness


2:30 pm - 3:15 pm Advancing cyber security measures for a better protected underwater mission

-Overcoming challenges with cybersecurity & communication
-Securing databases and information
-How to overcome high connectivity costs and poor communication capacity of networks

3:15 pm - 4:00 pm Afternoon Coffee and Networking Break

4:00 pm - 4:45 pm Overcoming challenges faced with the increased autonomy of the UMS


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Guy Thomas

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

5:00 pm - 5:00 pm End of Main Conference Day Two