2022 Draft Agenda

Times are subject to change

OPENING DAY: SUNDAY, OCTOBER 9 

 

9:30a – 1:00p

REGISTRATION OPEN

Sponsored by New North Ventures

CUMBERLAND ROOM

1:00p – 1:30p

WHO’S IN THE ROOM

A CIPHER BRIEF THREAT CONFERENCE WELCOME

CLOISTER BALLROOM

1:30p – 2:30p

AN EXERCISE: ‘CHINA LAUNCHES INVASION OF TAIWAN’

Sponsored by Booz Allen Hamilton

Led by Dmitri Alperovitch, Executive Chairman, Silverado Policy Accelerator

Introduction by Kelly Rozumalski, Senior Vice President, Booz Allen Hamilton & Principal Member, Cyber Initiatives Group     

CLOISTER BALLROOM

2:30p – 3:00p

A STRATEGIC LOOK AT CHINA

A CIPHER BRIEF EXPERT DISCUSSION 

CLOISTER BALLROOM           

3:00p – 3:20p

NETWORKING BREAK

Sponsored by IBM 

CLOISTER FOYER II                

 

3:20p – 3:40p 

SESSION: CYBER POLICY

Sponsored by The Cyber Initiatives Group

CLOISTER BALLROOM

 

3:40p – 4:20p

RUSSIA/UKRAINE

A CIPHER BRIEF EXPERT DISCUSSION 

CLOISTER BALLROOM 

4:20p – 4:35p             

UKRAINE/ALBANIA CASE STUDY

A FIRESIDE CHAT

With Kelly Bissell, Global Security Services Lead, Microsoft

Kozeta Garrett, North America Lead, Microsoft Security

CLOISTER BALLROOM           

4:35p – 5:00p

RUSSIA ON THE BATTLEFIELD

With General David Petraeus (Ret.), former Director of the CIA / Principal Member of the Cyber Initiatives Group

Moderator: Jennifer Griffin, FOX News

CLOISTER BALLROOM 

5:00p – 5:30p

INVESTING IN THE FUTURE NATIONAL SECURITY

Sponsored by The Cyber Initiatives Group

With Gen. Joseph Votel (Ret.), CEO & President, BENS

Brett Davis, Partner, New North Ventures 

Katie Gray, Partner, In-Q-Tel

Moderator: Brad Christian, COO, The Cipher Brief

CLOISTER BALLROOM

5:30p – 6:00p

IS THIS OUR DIGITAL SPUTNIK MOMENT?

KEYNOTE ADDRESS

With Jennifer Ewbank, Deputy Director of CIA for Digital Innovation

CLOISTER BALLROOM

6:15p – 7:00p

COCKTAIL RECEPTION: A NETWORKING AFFAIR

Sponsored by Recorded Future 

BLACK BANKS TERRACE

DAY TWO: MONDAY, OCTOBER 10  

8:45a – 9:30a

SPONSORED SESSION: ‘ONCE MORE INTO THE BREACH’

Sponsored by Mandiant       

CLOISTER BALLROOM

9:30a – 9:40a

NETWORKING  BREAK

9:40a – 10:20a

THE FUTURE OF COMPREHENSIVE CYBERSECURITY 

KEYNOTE & FIRESIDE CHAT

With Chris Inglis, National Cyber Director, Executive Office of the President

CLOISTER BALLROOM

10:20a – 10:40a

CISA AND THE SHIELD: A PREPARATION ROADMAP FOR U.S. BUSINESSES

A LIVE-ACTION OP-ED

With Kiersten Todt, Chief of Staff, CISA

CLOISTER BALLROOM

10:40a – 10:50a

PRIVATE SECTOR LENS: PROTECTING CRITICAL INFRASTRUCTURE

A LIVE-ACTION OP-ED

With Ryan LaSalle, Senior Managing Director, North America Lead, Accenture Security

CLOISTER BALLROOM

10:50a – 11:00a

NETWORKING BREAK  

11:00a – 11:25a

HOW STRONGER CYBER COORDINATION LEADS TO BETTER DEFENSE 

With Laura Galante, Director, Cyber Threat Intelligence Integration Center, ODNI

CLOISTER BALLROOM

11:25a – 11:35a

A NEW TAKE ON PUBLIC-PRIVATE INTELLIGENCE SHARING

A LIVE-ACTION OP-ED

With Christopher Ahlberg, CEO, Recorded Future

CLOISTER BALLROOM

 

11:35a – 11:55a

A NEW WAY TO THINK ABOUT COLLABORATION

SESSION: CIG CYBER THREAT HUDDLE

Sponsored by The Cyber Initiatives Group

CLOISTER BALLROOM

11:55a – 12:20p

FBI: THE INTELLIGENCE COMMUNITY'S SWISS ARMY KNIFE

With Laura Dehmlow, Section Chief, Foreign Influence Task Force, FBI

Cynthia Kaiser, Section Chief for Cyber National Security Intelligence, FBI

Moderator: Tonya Ugoretz, Assistant Director, Directorate of Intelligence, FBI

CLOISTER BALLROOM

12:20p – 1:20p

NETWORKING POWER LUNCH 

Sponsored by Cyber Initiatives Group

BLACK BANKS TERRACE

1:20p – 1:30p

A COMPLICATED THREAT LANDSCAPE

A FIRESIDE CHAT

With General Michael Hayden (Ret.), Former Director of the CIA and NSA / Principal Member of the Cyber Initiatives Group

CLOISTER BALLROOM

1:30p – 2:00p

THE WILD CARD INTERVIEW

An Unannounced International Guest

CLOISTER BALLROOM

2:00p – 2:40p

PLOTTING A COURSE: NGA’S APPROACH TO INTELLIGENCE USING AI/ML

FIRESIDE CHAT

With VADM Frank Whitworth, Director National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency

CLOISTER BALLROOM

2:40p – 3:30p

INNOVATION EXERCISE: ROADMAP FOR A MORE COLLABORATIVE FUTURE

Sponsored by Crowdstrike

Led by The Hon. Susan Gordon, Former Principal Deputy Director of National Intelligence / Partner, Gordon Ventures

3:30p – 3:50p

BUILDING FLEXIBILITY IN THE FUTURE IC WORKFORCE

CLOISTER BALLROOM

3:50p – 4:10p

POWER NETWORKING BREAK 

Sponsored by The Cyber Initiatives Group

CLOISTER PATIO 

4:10p – 4:25p

KEYNOTE BRIEF: ENTERPRISE CYBERSECURITY

With Rich Baich, CISO & Director of the Office of Cybersecurity, CIA

CLOISTER BALLROOM    

4:25p – 5:05p

SESSION: EMERGING TECHNOLOGY & THE FUTURE

With Rich Baich, CISO & Director of the Office of Cybersecurity, CIA

Mark Munsell, Deputy of Data & Digital Innovation, NGA

Lt. Gen. Michael Groen (Ret.), former Director, Joint Artificial Intelligence Center, DOD

Tom Lash, National Security Lead, AWS

CLOISTER BALLROOM           

5:05p – 5:30p

ON THE DOCKET: NATIONAL SECURITY THREATS

A FIRESIDE CHAT

With Matt Olsen, Assistant Attorney General for National Security, DOJ

CLOISTER BALLROOM

DAY THREE: TUESDAY, OCTOBER 11

ESPIONAGE IN THE HOMELAND

9:00a – 9:20a

ESPIONAGE REDEFINED

A KEYNOTE ADDRESS

With Michael Orlando, Director, NCSC 

CLOISTER BALLROOM

9:20a – 10:00a

FOREIGN MALIGN INFLUENCE

CLOISTER BALLROOM

10:00a –10:45a

CYBER ESPIONAGE: WHAT THE PRIVATE SECTOR SEES

CLOISTER BALLROOM

10:45a – 10:55a

SPYING IN THE OPEN: USING OPEN-SOURCE INFORMATION

LIVE-ACTION OP-ED

With Kristin Wood, CEO, Grist Mill Exchange 

CLOISTER BALLROOM

10:55a – 11:20a

THE THING WE CAN’T FORGET: CLIMATE

CLOISTER BALLROOM

11:20a – 11:40p

CONFERENCE DEBRIEF 

11:40a – 11:45p

CONFERENCE WRAP-UP 

*Sessions and Speakers are Subject to Change. Conference tickets are not refundable but may be transferable under certain conditions.   

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