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Warfighters Vision 2009

 Warfighter's Vision 2009 


 Cyber: The new warfighting domain 

Event Number



 3/5/2009  to 3/6/2009 


 Ronald Reagan Building and International Trade Center 


 Betsy Lauer 



This is the fourth in the AFEI Warfighter’s Vision series of conferences, which was convened in 2006 for the purpose of looking at net-centricity from the edge user in the Combatant Commands.  The conference was jointly hosted by AFEI and the C4 Systems Directorate of the Joint Chiefs of Staff.


Click here for full conference program guide.

Many Thanks to our Sponsors:

BearingPoint (Now Deloitte)


Table Top Displays:


Defense Technical Information Center (DTIC)


Conference Agenda and Proceedings

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Thursday, March 5, 2009

Joint Staff Welcome:
VADM Nancy Brown, USN, Director C4 Systems (J6), Joint Staff
LTG Stanley A. McChrystal, USA, Director of the Joint Staff
LtGen Robert J Elder, USAF, Commander, 8th Air Force 

Joint Net-centric Operations Panel
Moderator: MajGen Michael Basla, USAF, Deputy J6, Joint Staff
BG Brian Donahue, USA, Director LandWarNet Battle Command, Army G-3
COL Joseph Brendler, USA, JTF-GNO J3
BGen John Thomas, USMC (Ret), IBM
Mr. Jeffery M. DePasquale,  Gartner, Inc

Warfighter’s Panel
Moderator: BGen Ronnie Hawkins, USAF, Deputy Director, Policy and Resources, HQ USAF
LtCol Dudley Griggs, USMC, 9th Comm Bd Commander
LtCol Craig Wilcox, USAF, AFGSC(P) / A6
COL Keith June, USA
CDR Theresa Everette, USN

Building and Operating the Joint Infrastructure Panel
Moderator: Mr. Dave Wennergren, Deputy CIO, DoD
Mr. Dave Mihelcic CTO, DISA
Mr. Mark Powell, Director C4 and IT Infrastructure, USCG
Mr. Chris Kubic, Technology Director for IA Architecture, NSA
Mr. Mark Gerencser, Senior VP, Booz Allen Hamilton

Friday, March 6, 2009

LTG H Steven Blum, USA, Deputy Commander, US NORTHCOM
Ms Sherrill Nicely, Deputy Intelligence Community Chief Information Officer

Cyber Panel
Moderator: BGen Suzanne Vautrinot, USAF, Deputy Director, JFCC NW
RADM William Leigher, USN, Director IO/DDNI for Cryptology
BGen Michelle Johnson, USAF Deputy Director 5, Global Effects, JCS
BGen Susan Helms, USAF, J5, US STRATCOM
Ms Rosemary Wenchel, Director, Information Operations & Strategic Studies, USD, Intelligence
Mr. Steve Bucci, Cyber Security Lead, IBM Global Services

GIG 2.0 Leadership Forum
Moderator: VADM Nancy Brown, USN, Director C4 Systems (J6), Joint Staff
Mr. Bob. Osborn II,  C4 Systems, US TRANSCOM
Brigadier-General J.L. Turnbull, CD,  Canadian Forces
Col Fred Mooney, USAF, US Forces Korea, J6
Ms Debora Plunkett, Information Assurance, NSA