Pre-Conference Focus Day

8:00 - 8:30 REGISTRATION

8:00 - 8:30 REGISTRATION

TRACK A: SOUTHERN BORDER SECURITY

8:30 - 8:45 CHAIRPERSON’S WELCOMING REMARKS

Michael Fisher, Former Chief, U.S. Border Patrol, U.S. Customs and Border Protection

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Michael Fisher

Former Chief, U.S. Border Patrol
U.S. Customs and Border Protection

TRACK A: SOUTHERN BORDER SECURITY

9:00 - 9:30 KEYNOTE PRESENTATION: IDENTIFYING AND EXECUTING THE NATIONAL VISION OF A SECURED BORDER

Benjamin “Carry” Huffman, Chief of Strategic Planning & Analysis, Border Patrol


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Benjamin “Carry” Huffman

Chief of Strategic Planning & Analysis
Border Patrol

TRACK A: SOUTHERN BORDER SECURITY

9:30 - 10:15 EFFECTIVELY EXECUTING DETENTION AND REMOVAL OPERATIONS IN A CONSTANTLY EVOLVING POLITICAL ENVIRONMENT

Matthew T. Albence, Executive Associate Director, Enforcement and Removal Operations, U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement
• Tackling increases in transportation and detention operations resulting from
the increase in interior enforcement and illegal apprehensions
• Sustaining an additional 14,000 participants in the ATD Alternatives to
Detention Program
• Direction forward for collaborating and working with sanctuary cities to
enforce apprehension of illegal immigrants

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Matthew T. Albence

Executive Associate Director, Enforcement and Removal Operations
U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement

TRACK B: CYBER SECURITY

8:30 - 8:45 CHAIRPERSON’S WELCOMING REMARKS

Nelson Balido, CEO, Border Commerce and Security Council

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Nelson Balido

CEO
Border Commerce and Security Council
• Repositioning resources within the organization to best support your vision
• Working in conjunction with other partners to ensure sensitive information is protected
• Developing methods of continuous monitoring and responding to cyber incidents

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Russell Roberts

Assistant Administrator for Information Technology and Chief Information Officer (Acting)
Transportation Security Administration
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Kevin Nally

Chief Information Officer
United States Secret Service
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David Bottom

Chief Information Officer, Intelligence and Analysis Office
Department of Homeland Security

Antonio VilliFana

Chief Information Officer, Office of Health Affairs
DHS

10:15 - 10:45 MORNING REFRESHMENT BREAK

Take a few minutes to recharge yourself before we jump into the next set of
information packed sessions

10:15 - 10:45 MORNING REFRESHMENT BREAK

Join your peers to continue the discussion while networking over refreshments
and light snacks

TRACK A: SOUTHERN BORDER SECURITY

10:45 - 11:15 KEYNOTE PRESENTATION: UTILIZING A LAND, AIR, AND MARINE MULTI-LAYERED APPROACH TO ADDRESS THREATS ON THE BORDER

Kimberly Garcia, Deputy Executive Director, Air & Marine Operations Center, CBP
• Best practices for interagency cooperation to strengthen border
cooperation
• Priorities for rapidly deploying marine and air response capabilities
• Utilizing live radar to detect and identify, track and coordinate interdiction

Kimberly Garcia

Deputy Executive Director, Air & Marine Operations Center
CBP

TRACK B: CYBER SECURITY

10:45 - 11:15 COORDINATING GLOBAL CYBER SECURITY POLICIES THROUGH DIPLOMATIC ENGAGEMENTS

Robert Hanson, Director, Office of Cyber & Infrastructure Analysis, U.S. Department of Homeland Security
• Promoting open, interoperable, secure, and reliable information access
• Supporting international trade and commerce through effective cyber policies
• Fostering free expression and innovation throughout the globe.

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Robert Hanson

Director
Office of Cyber & Infrastructure Analysis, U.S. Department of Homeland Security

11:15 - 12:00 MACHINE LEARNING, ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE AND THE FUTURE OF BIG DATA ANALYTICS

Tom Reilly, Chief Executive Officer, Cloudera
• Implementing proactive responses to cyber intelligence to mitigate manpower shortages
• Techniques, tools, and solutions for developing action plans to increase the effectiveness of existing cyber teams

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Tom Reilly

Chief Executive Officer
Cloudera

12:00 - 13:00 NETWORKING LUNCHEON

All the morning hustle and bustle has probably made for a much- needed
lunch break! Join us for a delicious lunch and make new friends at your table.

12:00 - 13:00 NETWORKING LUNCHEON

Join us for this Networking Lunch Break to grow your industry network and
continue discussing the hot topics.

TRACK A: SOUTHERN BORDER SECURITY

13:00 - 13:45 “FINDING THE NEEDLE IN THE HAYSTACK”: NEW METHODS FOR EFFECTIVELY SORTING THROUGH LARGE AMOUNTS OF VIDEO DATA

terry Adams, Program Manager, Intelligence Advanced Research Projects Activity
• Advancing capabilities to process, exploit and disseminate data to deliver
actionable intelligence
• Real time analysis, filtering data as it is collected to enhance operations
• Integrating data with open architecture and flexible systems

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terry Adams

Program Manager
Intelligence Advanced Research Projects Activity

TRACK B: CYBER SECURITY

13:00 - 13:45 SUCCESSFULLY BALANCING IT WORKFORCE MORALE AND CYBER HYGIENE TO ENSURE AN EFFECTIVE AND SUSTAINABLE LEVEL OF EMPLOYEE ENGAGEMENT

James Turgal, Executive Assistant Director, FBI
• Fostering employee morale in spite of enhanced risk mitigation
• Enforcing cyber hygiene and policies while simultaneously preventing insider
cyber threats
• Placing more accountability of poor cyber hygiene on employees themselves

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James Turgal

Executive Assistant Director
FBI

13:45 - 14:15 AFTERNOON REFRESHMENT BREAK

Take a few minutes to recharge yourself before we jump into the next set of
information packed sessions

13:45 - 14:15 AFTERNOON REFRESHMENT BREAK

Continue the discussion over some light afternoon snacks and coffee.

TRACK A: SOUTHERN BORDER SECURITY

14:15 - 15:00 CHANGING CYBERSECURITY ENVIRONMENT DRIVEN BY EXECUTIVE ORDERS, LEGISLATION AND MAJOR INCIDENTS

Mark Kneidinger , Director, Federal Network Resilience, U.S. Department of Homeland Security


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Mark Kneidinger

Director, Federal Network Resilience
U.S. Department of Homeland Security

TRACK A: SOUTHERN BORDER SECURITY

15:00 - 15:45 ADVANCING RESEARCH & DEVELOPMENT EFFORTS TO SUPPORT HOMELAND OPERATIONS

Dr. Patrick Carrick, Director and Chief Scientist, Homeland Security Advanced Research Projects Agency
• The latest DHS priorities and the R&D behind it
• Identifying emerging technology and overcoming environmental challenges

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Dr. Patrick Carrick

Director and Chief Scientist
Homeland Security Advanced Research Projects Agency

15:45 - 16:30 CITY BASED COUNTER TERRORISM - PROTECTING THE WORLDS MOST POWERFUL CITY

Carolyn Montagna, Operations Manager, Joint Strategic and Tactical Analysis Command Center, DC Metropolitan Police Department
• Continuously monitoring, managing, and mitigating vulnerabilities
• Delivering control and remediation of all endpoints, regardless of their type or
location
• Identifying potential gaps in safety prior to an incident

Carolyn Montagna

Operations Manager, Joint Strategic and Tactical Analysis Command Center
DC Metropolitan Police Department

16:30 - 17:00 KEYNOTE PRESENTATION: IMPROVING MARITIME DOMAIN AWARENESS TO DECREASE VESSEL INTERDICTION RESPONSE TIME

Linda L. Fagan, Deputy Commandant for Operations, Policy, and Capabilities, United States Coast Guard
• Understanding the operational threat environment and challenges to security
• Joint requirements and acquisition strategy

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Linda L. Fagan

Deputy Commandant for Operations, Policy, and Capabilities
United States Coast Guard

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Michael Fisher

Former Chief, U.S. Border Patrol
U.S. Customs and Border Protection

17:15 - 17:15 END OF FOCUS DAY

17:30 - 18:30 WELCOME REMARKS BY OUR DIRECTOR MARIE DITRAPANI

Marie DiTrapani, Director, Homeland Security Week 2017

Marie DiTrapani

Director
Homeland Security Week 2017