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04Mar Building an AI Powered Intelligence Community

Building an AI Powered Intelligence Community

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Join your IC colleagues on Wednesday, March 4 for this full-day conference focused on the implications of artificial intelligence (AI) for U.S. national security. Speakers will address the ways AI is being applied in the Intelligence Community and Department of Defense to advance national security missions, the use of AI for cybersecurity, and the challenges of developing a skilled workforce – particularly in the cleared community. In addition, a panel of congressional staff will discuss Congress’s priorities for AI funding, missions, and research & development.

Morning Keynote: The Honorable Katharina McFarland

With over 30 years of government service, Hon. Katharina (Katrina) McFarland is recognized as a leading subject-matter expert on government acquisition, program management, and procurement. She is Commissioner for the National Security Commission on Artificial Intelligence, serves on the board of directors of SAIC and the Defense Intelligence Memorial Foundation, is Chairman of the Board of Army Research and Development at the National Academies of Science, and Director on the Procurement Round Table.

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Afternoon Keynote: Dean Souleles

Dean Souleles is the Chief Technology Advisor and Director of the Augmenting Intelligence-Using Machines (AIM) Innovation Hub at ODNI. Previously, Mr. Souleles served as the Chief Technology Officer at the National Counterintelligence and Security Center and as the Special Assistant for Technology at ODNI. Having spent several years working in the private sector as well, holding leadership roles at various organizations and even starting a company of his own, Mr. Souleles brings a unique perspective to his current position.

Special Presentation: Ben Huebner

Ben Huebner, Chief, ODNI Civil Liberties, Privacy, and Transparency (CLPT) Office, will present on ethical principles for the use of AI. Mr. Huebner became the Chief, CLPT, in 2019, serving as the IC's Civil Liberties Protection Officer and as ODNI’s Chief Transparency Officer, after starting his career in various roles at the DoJ and CIA.

Panel Discussions & Confirmed Speakers

Panel 1: A View From Capitol Hill (AI funding priorities)

Speakers:

  • Sam Mulopulos, Legislative Assistant, Office of Senator Portman New!
  • Dahlia Sokolov, Democratic Staff Director, Subcommittee on Research & Technology, U.S. House of Representatives New!
  • Moira Bergin, Subcommittee Staff Director, House Homeland Committee New!
  • Gopal Ratnam, Technology Reporter, CQ/Roll Call (moderator)

Panel 2: AI Applications in the IC

Speakers:

  • Dr. John Beieler, Director for Science & Technology, ODNI New!
  • Nand Mulchandani, CTO, DoD Joint AI Center (JAIC)
  • Dr. Adam Cardinal-Stakenas, Chief, Data Science Research Division, NSA New!
  • David Scavo, Solutions Engineering Manager, Orbital Insight
  • Afzal Upal, Chair, Dept. of Computing and Information Science, Mercyhurst University
  • Erin Hawley, Vice President, Public Sector, DataRobot (moderator) New!

Panel 3: Ensuring the National Security Workforce Has the Requisite AI Skills

Speakers:

  • Zach Arnold, Research Fellow, Center for Security and Emerging Technology, Georgetown University
  • Kenneth Ball, Dean, Volgenau School of Engineering, George Mason University
  • Dr. Reginald Brothers, CTO, Peraton
  • Patrick Tucker, Technology Reporter, Defense One (moderator)

Panel 4: Use of AI for Cybersecurity

Speakers:

  • Martin Stanley, Senior Technical Advisor, Office of the CTO, Department of Homeland Security, CISA
  • Raffael Marty, Vice President of Research and Intelligence, Forcepoint
  • Angela McKay, Senior Director, Cybersecurity Strategy & Policy, Microsoft
  • Dr. Daniel Tauritz, Associate Professor and Chief Cyber AI Strategist, Auburn University Cyber Research Center (moderator)

This event is open to the media. Please email pr@insaonline.org to secure press credentials.

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Date & Time
Wednesday, March 4, 2020
8:00 am – 4:30 pm

Location
INSA/NRECA Conference Center
4301 Wilson Blvd. | Arlington, VA 22203

Agenda 

8:00 – 9:00 am: Registration and Breakfast
9:00 – 9:45 am: Welcome and Keynote Remarks
9:45 – 10:45 am: Panel #1
10:45 – 11:00 am: Networking Break
11:00 – 11:15 am: ODNI Presentation on the Principles of AI
11:15 am – 12:15 pm: Panel #2
12:15 – 1:15 pm: Lunch
1:15 – 2:00 pm: Afternoon Keynote
2:00 – 3:00 pm: Panel #3
3:00 – 3:15 pm: Networking Break
3:15 – 4:15 pm: Panel #4
4:15 pm: Closing Remarks

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