Research and Academic Track:

NERD (New Emerging Research & Development)


Notes:

  • A brand new issue of our peer-reviewed journal, Military Cyber Affairs, will be available for pickup at this track!

  • Presentations will be recorded and published on our YouTube channel.

  • See the schedule for the two other tracks at these links:

    • main track (here)

    • commercial / private sector oriented track (here).


Track Schedule for Thursday 19 May 2022

Note: The agenda is subject to change. All times EST.


0930: Welcome and Opening Presentation: The State of Defense Cyber Research

Dr. Tomas Peña

Track MC and former Interim JOC Director and Offensive Cyber Operations Branch Chief at CYBERCOM

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Chester Maciag

Director for Cyber Technologies at the Department of Defense

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1000: Using Cyber Terrain in Reinforcement Learning for Intelligence Preparation of the Battle Space

Dr. Tyler Cody

Machine Learning Oriented Research Assistant Professor at the Virginia Tech Intelligent Systems Lab

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1030: Break

1100: Immersive Virtual Insanity

Dr. Abe Bagili

Director of the Connecticut Institute of Technology

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1130: Enter the Battleverse: China's Metaverse War

Josh Baughman

Analyst for the China Aerospace Studies Institute at Air University

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1200: Lunch Break

1300: Cybersecurity Education: Post Pandemic Update

Dr. Bill Butler

Vice President at Capitol Technology University

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1330: The Evolution of Cyber Defense Education

Dr. Joseph Schafer

Associate Dean of the College of Information and Cyberspace at National Defense University (aka the Cyber War College)

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1400: The Cyber Institutes at Senior Military Colleges

Colonel Linda Riedel

Deputy Director of the Citadel DoD Cyber Institute

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1430: Defensive Industrial Policy: Cybersecurity Interventions to Reduce Intellectual Property Theft

Dr. Carl Horn

Professor of Cyber Warfare Studies with the Air Force Cyber College

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Dr. Chad Dacus

Professor of Cyber Warfare Studies with the Air Force Cyber College

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1500: Enterprise Cyber Maneuver: Breaking Tradition to Achieve the Ultimate Defense

Dr. Tomas Peña

Track MC and former Interim JOC Director and Offensive Cyber Operations Branch Chief at CYBERCOM

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1530: High Frequency Radio Usage in the Event of Satellite Disruption/Denial

Dr. Stephen Hamilton

Chief of Staff at the Army Cyber Institute

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1600: End of Track