The Premier Southwestern Intelligence Event:

Southern Arizona Intelligence Summit
October 13, 2022

University of Arizona

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The event is open to all university and community college students, faculty, and staff in the State of Arizona. Limited registrations are available for government, military, and industry professionals.


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The summit’s agenda is robust and energetic. Speakers include leaders in the fields of intelligence, security, and cyber from federal, state, and local governments, as well as private industry.

It is not the event to miss!

Summit Agenda

8 to 9 a.m. Registration
9 to 9:15 a.m.


​​President Robert Robbins, University of Arizona

9:15 to 10:30 a.m.

Keynote Speaker

DNI Avril Haines
Office of the Director of National Intelligence, ODNI

10:45 to 12 p.m.

Panel: Avoiding Strategic Surprise: Why Diversity Is Important Within the IC

The State of Arizona, CISO/DHS Rep - Tim Roemer

12 to 1 p.m. Lunch
1 to 1:55 p.m.

Guest Speaker

Cynthia Hetherington, CEO Hetherington Group
Empathetic Use of OSINT 

2 to 2:55 p.m.

Guest Speaker

Stephanie LaRue, Chief of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion for the Office of the Director of National Intelligence
DEIA in the IC

3 to 3:30 p.m.

Guest Speaker

Kendal Washington White, Dean of Students

3:30 to 4 p.m.

Guest Speaker

Gary Packard, UA CAST Dean
Diversity of Thought in 21st Century Intelligence Operations: Lessons Learned from "Don’t Ask - Don’t Tell"

4:15 to 5:30 p.m.

Panel: Intelligence Community Workforce Development Panel

Cyber Scholarship Program (CySP) – Alice Smitley (NSA)
FAIT Fellowship (DoS) – Chelsey Jones
Title Sponsor 
Platinum Sponsor 
Information Systems Engineering Command (ISEC) – Col Dan Wood

5:30 to 7 p.m. IC Recruiting & Networking Session

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