November 1, 2018
The Ritz-Carlton Pentagon City

7:30 AM – 8:00 AM

Registration, Networking and Breakfast

8:00 AM – 8:05 AM

Opening Remarks

8:05 AM – 8:35 AM


8:35 AM – 9:20 AM

Finding room to maneuver: cyber commend & control

What are the challenges within maneuvering in cyberspace and how do they manifest themselves in operations? Hear perspectives on defensive and offensive cyber and how to orchestrate the appropriate responses.

9:20 AM – 9:50 AM

Networking Break

9:50 AM – 10:35 AM

Is there anything new here? The evolving threat environment

With a renewed focus on China, Russia, Iran and North Korea, what should government and defense leaders expect from those countries?  How can officials overcome simple human error?

10:35 AM – 11:05 AM


11:05 AM – 11:50 AM

But can you do this? What government needs now

Experts discuss what goes into building and buying new capabilities for offensive and defensive cyber.

11:50 AM – 1:00 PM

Networking Luncheon

1:00 PM – 1:45 PM

Where the magic happens: The next generation of government cyber operations centers 

What kind of successes are civilian agencies having with their cyber operations centers? How widespread will they become? Do civilian agencies need to have the ability to hackback?

1:45 PM – 2:15 PM

Networking Break

2:15 – 3:00 PM

Beyond the lockbox: What government leaders can do to improve election security

Agency leaders will discuss the capabilities and solutions they seek from industry partners, including artificial intelligence.

3:00 PM – 3:30 PM


3:30 PM – 3:35 PM

Closing Remarks

3:35 PM – 4:30 PM

CyberBrews Networking Reception

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