08Sep Coffee and Conversation with Gil Herrera

Coffee and Conversation with Gil Herrera


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Join colleagues from across the intelligence and national security community for our Thursday, September 8, Coffee & Conversation with Gil Herrera, Director of Research, NSA. In this capacity, Mr. Herrera leads one of the largest research organizations in the IC, focusing on cutting edge technology, mathematics, science, and engineering to support NSA’s SIGINT and Cyber missions.

In the 9:00-9:45 am ET virtual conversation with INSA Executive Vice President John Doyon, Mr. Herrera will discuss NSA’s current research priorities and challenges, the outlook for high performance computing, AI/ML, quantum encryption, and partnerships with industry and academia. Plus, there will be ample time for audience Q&A.

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About the Speaker

Mr. Gilbert (Gil) V. Herrera serves as the Director of Research at the National Security Agency. The Research Directorate conducts world-class scientific research to develop new and innovative techniques and technologies to enable the signals intelligence and cybersecurity missions of NSA and Central Security Service, as well as joint-authority missions of the intelligence community and Department of Defense.

Mr. Herrera joined NSA after serving nearly 40 years at the Sandia National Laboratories where his last assignment was a Laboratory Fellow, only one of 15 such appointment in Sandia’s 70-year history. In 2020, he was appointed to the U.S. National Quantum Initiative Advisory Committee, which advises the nation’s highest offices on matters concerning quantum information science. He is Fellow of the American Association of the Advancement of Science and a senior member of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers.


Sep 08, 2022 09:00
Sep 08, 2022 09:45
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