The Premier Southwestern Intelligence Event:

Southern Arizona Intelligence Summit
April 7-9, 2021

University of Arizona
Now a Virtual Event

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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 first year agenda is robust and energetic. Speakers include leaders in the fields of intelligence, security, and cyber from federal, state, Tribal, and local governments, as well as private industry. Special presentations and discussions will also be delivered by current University of Arizona students and Wildcat alumni.

It is not the event to miss!

Summit Agenda

Wednesday, April 7, 2021

8:30AM - 10:30AM

Opening Session

  • Welcome & Introductions
  • University of Arizona Leadership Address
  • Keynote Speaker: "The Future of Intelligence"
  • Senior DoD Official (Pending Confirmation) *Defense Intelligence Agency

12:00PM - 1:00PM

Lunch Session

  • Guest Speaker: Open Source Intelligence Collection & Analysis
    • Ms. Cynthia Hetherington, MLS, MSM, CFE, CII
    • President & Founder, Hetherington Group

3:00PM - 5:00PM

Afternoon Session

  • Guest Panel: Law Enforcement Intelligence & Intelligence Driven Policing
    • Panel Chaired By: Federal Bureau of Investigation (Pending Confirmation)
    • Participants:  Federal, State, Local, Tribal, & Fusion Centers
  • Closing Speaker: Closing
    • Mr. Michael Bennett, ICCAE Program Director
    • Office of the Director of National Intelligence

Thursday, April 8, 2021

8:30AM - 10:30AM

Opening Session

  • Welcome & Introductions
  • Title Sponsor Address
    • Mr. Austin Yamada, President & CEO
    • University of Arizona Applied Research Corporation
  • Keynote Speaker: "The Future of Information Warfare"
    • Lieutenant General Stephen G. Fogarty, Commanding General
    • U.S. Army Cyber Command

12:00PM - 1:00PM

Lunch Session

  • Guest Speaker: Cyber Threat Intelligence Sharing
    • Senior Civilian Cybersecurity Professional

3:00PM - 5:00PM

Afternoon Session

  • Guest Speaker: Social Engineering
    • Chris Hagnagy, Chief Human Hacker, Social-Engineer, LLC
  • Student Presentation: Computational Propaganda
    • Jacob Denno, Cyber Ops Graduate, University of Arizona
    •  & Dan Carroll, Principal Data Scientist, CVS Health

Friday, April 9, 2021

8:30AM - 10:30AM

Morning Session

  • Welcome & Introductions
  • Opening Remarks
    • Dr. Gary Packard, Dean
    • College of Applied Science & Technology
  •   Keynote Speaker: 'Intelligence & Cyber Support - A Commander's Perspective'
    • Joseph L. Votel, General (Retired)

12:00PM - 1:45PM

Lunch Session

  • Guest Speaker: The Cyber-Intelligence Convergence in Private Industry
  •   Student Panel: UA Alumnae/Current Student

3:00PM - 4:40PM

Afternoon Session

  • Guest Panel: Workforce Development – Next Generation of Intel Professionals
    • Panel Chaired By: Office of the Director of National Intelligence (*Pending Confirmation)
    • Participants: *All Pending Confirmation

5:00PM

Closing Session

  • Closing Remarks & Adjourn
    • Dr. Linda L. Denno, Associate Dean, College of Applied Science & Technology

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