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July 30 - August 01, 2018 | Sheraton Tampa Riverwalk

Main Day 1

8:45 - 9:00 CHAIRPERSON’S OPENING REMARKS

8:00 - 8:45 REGISTRATION & COFFEE

 

9:00 - 9:45 KEYNOTE: CONGRESSIONAL APPROACH FOR FUTURE SPECIAL OPERATIONS FORCES

• Future plans for SOF budget allocations
• The role of SOF and USSOCOM in the National Security Strategy
• Global Challenges and Opportunities

9:45 - 10:30 Leveraging AI and Machine learning for SOF multi domain battlefield superiority

·         Leveraging AI and Machine learning for SOF multi domain battlefield superiority
·         Utilizing assessment methods for SOF (and other) campaigns 
·         Current and future machine  learning and Ai capabilities
·         Determining the best available tools and  state of art  technology for operational use data systems architecture

10:30 - 11:15 DEMO DRIVE AND MORNING NETWORKING & REFRESHMENT BREAK

11:15 - 12:00 FIRE SIDE CHAT: CHALLENGES AND OPPORTUNITIES FOR AI, MACHINE LEARNING AND BIG DATA ANALYTICS INTEGRATION TO SPECIAL OPERATIONS

• Adapting a “silicon valley” mindset to the SOF community
• Linking the tactical edge of SOF warfighters with the technological overmatch
• The Nexus of operations in the multi domain battlefield

12:00 - 12:45 KEYNOTE: PROVIDING LETHALITY TO THE MULTI DOMAIN BATTLEFIELD

• Special Operations force buildup and future plans
• Achieving Virtual, Cognitive and Physical superiority
• Incorporating technological edges for battlefield overmatch

12:45 - 13:45 NETWORKING LUNCHEON

13:45 - 14:30 EXPANDING THE MULTI-DOMAIN MANEUVER BY INCREASING CAPABILITIES

• Concept of operations in the multi domain battlefield
• Capabilities and requirements for the cognitive, physical and virtual effort
• Overcoming the Gaps between the Cognitive and Tactical objectives

14:30 - 15:15 COMBATING IN THE VIRTUAL DOMAIN – DETECT, DETER AND DEFEAT

• Interception of hostile cyber activity utilizing advance analytics
• Applying physical and kinetic warfare to the cyber domain
• Maintaining deterrence and anticipating future actions

15:15 - 15:45 AFTERNOON NETWORKING & REFRESHMENT BREAK

15:45 - 16:30 ARSOF OPERATING CONCEPT FOR 2035 AND BEYOND - CAPABILITIES AND REQUIREMENTS FOR THE FUTURE BATTLEFIELD

• The roll of SOF in counter insurgency and counter terrorism
• Mapping future SOF capabilities for the Operational Environment
• Capabilities and requirements for fighting the a-symmetrical warfare

16:30 - 17:15 SOCOM FUTURES FOUNDRY PROCESS – INVESTING IN TOMORROW’S CAPABILITIES

• Anticipate change
• Maintaining Special Operations effectiveness in a changing operating environment
• Identifying Technology opportunities and or challenges in the near future (5 – 10 years)

17:15 - 17:30 CLOSING REMARKS

8:00 - 8:45 REGISTRATION & COFFEE

 

8:00 - 8:45 REGISTRATION & COFFEE