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July 30 - August 01, 2018 | Sheraton Tampa Riverwalk

Main Day 2

8:00 - 8:45 REGISTRATION & COFFEE

8:45 - 9:30 CHAIRPERSON’S OPENING REMARKS

8:00 - 8:30 THE ROLE OF SOF IN GLOBAL COMPETITION

• Global competition with both state and non-state actors, in the physical and cyber/information domains.
• A “non-traditional” counteractive approach for competing in the modern spectrum of conflict
• Utilizing the full capabilities of SOF toolkit – re-evaluating “phase 0”

9:45 - 10:30 FIRE SIDE CHAT: INFLUENCING THE COGNITIVE BATTLEFIELD – ONCE A VISION, TODAY A REALITY

• Utilizing big data analytics to influence adversaries during “psychological operations”
• Trends and challenges in the cognitive battlefield
• What’s next – the way ahead for data mining and targeted messages

10:30 - 11:00 DEMO DRIVE AND MORNING NETWORKING & REFRESHMENT BREAK

11:00 - 11:45 BUILDING COALITIONS AND ENHANCING PARTNERSHIPS

• International SOF training
• Common threats and priorities – Changing capabilities
• Rapid mobility to ensure the readiness of force deployment

11:45 - 12:30 UTILIZING ADVANCED COMMUNICATION CAPABILITIES FOR ENHANCE TACTICAL COMMAND AND CONTROL

• Enabling covert operations and continuous communications
• Adapting advanced technologies for tactical overmatch
• Tackling cyber and network threats.

12:30 - 13:30 NETWORKING LUNCHEON

13:30 - 14:15 ENHANCING THE COGNITIVE STATE OF THE WARFIGHTERS

• Enhance physiological, physical, psychological, and intellectual performance of the warfighters
• Eliminate distracting factor from mission objectives
• Ethical and legal dilemmas for applying Targeted pharma measures.

14:15 - 15:00 ENHANCING REAL TIME DECISION MAKING CAPABILITIES AND TARGETING BY INCORPORATING ADVANCED FACIAL RECOGNITION FEATURES

• Allow operational overmatch on the tactical level
• Enable warfighters to focus on tactical objectives and automating the identification process
• Assessing threats and conducting risk reduction on demand

15:00 - 15:30 AFTERNOON NETWORKING & REFRESHMENT BREAK

15:30 - 16:15 ENGAGING ADVERSARIES IN THE COGNITIVE DOMAIN

  • Little green men in the Baltics
  • Deterring Russia and other adversaries with non-kinetic means
  • Preparation for Insurgent warfare as deterrence

16:15 - 17:00 Increasing lethality for the Future SOF Warfighter through innovation

·         Future concepts in the mid and far horizon
·         Integration of warfighter capabilities
·         Future employment of SOF               

17:00 - 17:10 Closing Remarks