EVENTS ARCHIVE

Tuesday, February, 21, 2017

Global SOF Foundation, Tampa, FL

 

 

Global SOF Symposium 2017

Symposium Agenda

 

Monday Agenda February 20, 2017
7:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m.
No-host Golf
3:00-7:00 p.m.
Registration Desk Open
Sponsored by:
Tuesday Agenda February 21, 2017
7:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m.
Registration Desk Open
Sponsored by:
Inverness Foyer
Plenary Sessions
Inverness Ballroom A
9:00-9:15 a.m.
  • Mr. Stuart Bradin, President and CEO, The Global SOF Foundation (CONFIRMED)
9:15-10:00 a.m.
  • Secretary William Cohen, Chairman and CEO, The Cohen Group (Invited)
  • The Honorable Sam Nunn, Co-Chairman and CEO, Nuclear Threat Initiative (Invited)
10:00-10:30 a.m.
Networking Break
Concurrent Panels
10:30-11:45 a.m.
  • Moderator: Mr. Keith Masback, President, U.S. Geospatial Intelligence Foundation (CONFIRMED)
Inverness Ballroom A
10:30-11:45 a.m.
  • Moderator: Rear Admiral (lower half) Brian Hendrickson, Director of Theater Engagement (SCJ7), U.S. Southern Command (Invited)
  • Mr. Edward Drollette, US BICES Program Director, U.S. Department of Defense
  • Mr. John Wilcox, J6, U.S. Special Operations Command (CONFIRMED)
Inverness Ballroom B
Networking Lunch
12:00-1:00 p.m.
General Attendee Lunch
Inverness Foyer
12:00-1:00 p.m.
GSF Corporate Partner / VIP Lunch
Inverness Ballroom B
Plenary Sessions
Inverness Ballroom A
1:00-1:45 p.m.
  • Admiral Kurt Tidd, Commander, U.S. Southern Command (Invited)
2:00-3:30 p.m.
  • Moderator: General (Ret) Bryan “Doug” Brown, Former Commander, U.S. Special Operations Command (Invited)
3:30-5:00 p.m.
Networking and Personal Time
Reception
Inverness Ballroom A
5:00-6:00 p.m.
Corporate Partner and VIP Pre-reception
6:00-6:30 p.m.
  • General Benoit Puga, Former Military Advisor to the President, France (Invited)
6:30-8:00 p.m.
Reception to Celebrate the 30th Anniversary of U.S. Special Operations Command
Inverness Ballroom A
Wednesday Agenda February 22, 2017
7:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m.
Registration Desk Open
Sponsored by:
Inverness Foyer
GSF Corporate Partner Session
Inverness Ballroom B
7:30-8:30 a.m.
Plenary Session
Inverness Ballroom A
8:30-9:15 a.m.
  • General Raymond “Tony” Thomas, Commander, U.S. Special Operations Command (Invited)
Concurrent Panels
9:30-10:45 a.m.
  • Dr. Pedro Domingos, Professor of Computer Science, University of Washington (Invited)
  • Mr. Will Knight, Senior Editor for AI, MIT Technology Review (Invited)
Inverness Ballroom A
9:30-10:45 a.m.
  • Moderator: Mr. Peter Bergen, National Security Analyst, CNN;, Vice President and Director of Studies, New America (Invited)
  • Colonel Jarst de Jong, National Police, The Netherlands (Invited)
  • Mr. Andrew McCabe, Deputy Director, U.S. Federal Bureau of Investigation (Invited)
  • Major General Nicola Zanelli, Commanding General, Joint Special Forces Operations Headquarters, Italy (Invited)
Inverness Ballroom B
10:45-11:15 a.m.
Networking Break
SOF Slams
Inverness Ballroom A
11:15-11:45 a.m.
  • Mr. Rick Elder, President, Beyond Clothing (Invited)
11:45 a.m.-12:15 p.m.
  • Dr. Erik Won, President, Newport Brain Research Laboratory (CONFIRMED)
Networking Lunch
12:15-1:15 p.m.
General Attendee Lunch
Inverness Foyer
12:15-1:15 p.m.
GSF Corporate Partner / VIP Lunch
Inverness Ballroom B
SOF Slams
Inverness Ballroom A
1:15-1:45 p.m.
  • Mr. Mark Moen, Program Manager, U.S. Army Security Assistance Training Management Organization (CONFIRMED)
1:45-2:15 p.m.
  • Mr. Joe De Sena, Founder, Spartan Race (Invited)
2:15-2:45 p.m.
Networking Break
Inverness Foyer
Plenary Session
Inverness Ballroom A
2:45-4:00 p.m.
  • Moderator: Mr. Patrick Tucker, Technology Editor, Defense One (CONFIRMED)
  • Mr. James “Hondo” Guerts, Acquisition Executive, U.S. Special Operations Command (Invited)
  • Dr. Rom Polcawich, Staff Researcher, U.S. Army Research Laboratory (Invited)
4:00-6:00 p.m.
Networking and Personal Time
Inverness Foyer
Reception
6:00-8:00 p.m.
6:00-8:00 p.m.
  • Mr. Peter Bergen, National Security Analyst, CNN;, Vice President and Director of Studies, New America (Invited)
  • Ms. Tresha Mabile, Executive Producer, Bergen Mabile Productions (Invited)
Sponsored by:
Inverness Ballroom A
Thursday Agenda February 23, 2017
GSF Corporate Partner Session
Inverness Ballroom B
7:30-8:30 a.m.
Plenary Sessions
Inverness Ballroom A
8:30-9:15 a.m.
  • Moderator: Mr. Michael Lumpkin, Coordinator, Global Engagement Center, U.S. Department of State (CONFIRMED)
9:15-9:45 a.m.
Movement to Breakout Sessions
Inverness Foyer
Functional Breakout Sessions
9:45-11:00 a.m.

Stirling Hall
9:45-11:00 a.m.
  • Moderator: Lieutenant General Brad Webb, Commander, U.S. Air Force Special Operations Command (Invited)
9:45-11:00 a.m.
  • Moderator: Lieutenant General Kenneth E. Tovo, Commanding General, U.S. Army Special Operations Command (Invited)
9:45-11:00 a.m.
9:45-11:00 a.m.
  • Moderator: Major General Carl E. Mundy III, Commander, U.S. Marine Corps Forces Special Operations Command (Invited)
  • Moderator: Rear Admiral (upper half) Timothy Syzmanski, Commander, U.S. Naval Special Warfare Command (Invited)
11:00 a.m.
Non-government attendees depart
SOF Roundtable & Working Lunch (Military / Government-only)
11:00 a.m.-12:30 p.m.

Stirling Hall
11:00 a.m.-12:30 p.m.
  • Moderator: Dr. Keenan Yoho, Associate Professor of Operations Management, Crummer Graduate School of Business, Rollins College (CONFIRMED)
  • Ms. Theresa Whelan, Assistant Secretary for Special Operations & Low-Intensity Conflict, U.S. Department of Defense (Invited)
12:30-1:00 p.m.
Break
Stirling Hall
Regional Breakout Sessions (Military / Government-only)
1:00-2:30 p.m.

Stirling Hall
1:00-2:30 p.m.
  • Moderator: Brigadier General Donald Bolduc, Commander, Special Operations Command Africa (Invited)
1:00-2:30 p.m.
  • Moderator: Major General Bryan Fenton, Commander, Special Operations Command Pacific (Invited)
1:00-2:30 p.m.
  • Moderator: Major General Darsie Rogers, Commander, Special Operations Command Central (Invited)
1:00-2:30 p.m.
  • Moderator: Vice Admiral Colin Kilrain, Commander, NATO SOF Headquarters (Invited)
1:00-2:30 p.m.
  • Moderator: Rear Admiral Collin Green, Commander, Special Operations Command South (Invited)
2:30 p.m.
Symposium Ends
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