Monday, November 12, 2018 | Venable

5:30–8:00pm

Summit Opening Reception

Heavy hors d’oeuvres open bar reception for all attendees

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Location

Venable LLP • 600 Massachusetts Ave NW, Washington, DC 20001

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Tuesday, November 13, 2018 | Wardman Park Marriott Hotel

All Day

Member’s Lounge (ISOA Members-Only)

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7:00-8:30 am

Registration, Breakfast Buffet & Exhibit Visits

• Exhibits Open •

8:30-8:45am

Opening Ceremonies

8:45am-9:30am

Keynote Speaker

General Mick Nicholson (invited), Senator Jim Inhofe (invited), Rep. Ed Royce (invited), Rep. Chris Smith (invited)

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9:30–10:00am

Plenary Session

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10:00-10:30am

Networking Break

• Exhibits Open •

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10:30–11:15am

Plenary Session

Stabilization Assistance Review

11:15-11:45pm

Plenary Session

Trends in International Peacekeeping, Africa and beyond

Introduction by: Melissa Sabin Paul Williams, Associate Professor Elliott School of International Affairs George Washington University

11:45–1:00pm

Lunch

• Exhibits Open •

The Battle of Mogadishu

Introduction: Kelley Deconciliis, Speaker: Matt Eversmann, First Sergeant, US Army (Ret.).

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1:00-2:00pm

Breakout Session 1A

U.S. Department of State, Diplomatic Security

Breakout Session 1B

Expeditionary Medical Services

2:00–3:00pm

Plenary Session

Soft Networks: Aligning National Security Interests & Values

3:00-3:30pm

Networking Break

• Exhibits Open •

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3:30–4:30pm

Plenary Session

Stability Operations – Does America Get a Pass? The Future of PKSOI.

4:30–5:15pm

Breakout Session 2A

Afghan/Iraq Tax Issue Panel

Moderator:  Ward Scott, Founder and Principal of Scott Advocates PLLC, based in Kabul, Afghanistan.

Panelist:  Thomas Lampley, KBRwyle – Vice President of Marketing and External Affairs Government Services Logistics, Member of the ISOA Board of Directors

Panelist:  Frank Helmick, Lieutenant General (United States Army, Retired), SOSi — Senior Vice President for Mission Solutions Group

Panelist:  Ginger Cruz, Former Deputy to the Special Inspector General for Iraq Reconstruction, CEO of Mantid International

Breakout Session 2B

Small Business Panel

5:15pm-5:30pm

End of Day One Remarks

5:30pm-8:00pm

Networking Reception

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Wednesday, November 14, 2018 |Wardman Park Marriott Hotel

All Day

Member’s Lounge (ISOA Members-Only)

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7:00–8:30am

Registration and Breakfast Buffet

• Exhibits Open •

8:30am-8:45am

Opening Remarks

8:45am-9:15am

Keynote Speaker (30 min.)

U.S. Department of State
Nicole Nason, Assistant Secretary of State, for Administration

Introduction by: Stephanie Zink Nicole Nason, Assistant Secretary of State, for Administration

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9:15am-10:15am

Breakout Session 3A (60 min.)

Emerging trends in development, stabilization, and humanitarian assistance; the relationship of private and public capital to complex crises.

Breakout Session 3B (60 min.)

Private Security Company Panel — Issues and Developments

Moderator:  Greg Craddock, CEO of Patriot Group International, Chairman of the ISOA Board of Directors

Panelist:  Ryan Berry, Founding Partner with Ward & Berry PLLC, Member of the International Code of Conduct Association (ICoCA) Board of Directors

Panelist:  Christopher Mayer, Department of Defense – Program Support, Member of the International Code of Conduct Association (ICoCA) Board of Directors

Panelist:  Jamie Williamson, Executive Director of the International Code of Conduct Association (ICoCA)

10:15am-10:45am

Networking Break

• Exhibits Open •

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10:45am-11:45am

Plenary Session (60 min.)

IDIQ Panel

11:45am-1:00pm

Lunch

• Exhibits Open •

Digital Currencies, Terrorism, and International Money Laundering

Scott Dueweke and Chase Cunningham

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1:00pm-1:15pm

Plenary Speech

The Future of Terrorism, Around the Globe

Peter Bergen

1:15pm-2:00pm

Plenary Session

Afghanistan 2019: The Key Challenges Ahead

2:00pm-3:00pm

Plenary Session (60 min.)

Congressional Panel

3:00pm-3:30pm

Networking Break

• Exhibits Open •

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3:30pm-4:15pm

Breakout Session 4A

Modern Day Slavery

Breakout Session 4B

Africa Outlook

4:15pm-5:15pm

Breakout Session 5A

Partnering—the Nuts and Bolts of Subcontracts, Teaming Agreements, and Joint Ventures

This panel will consider critical issues that a contractor should consider when looking at partnering with another contractor including the relative advantages and disadvantages of teaming agreements, subcontracts, and joint ventures. Issues considered will include effectively delineating work-share, ensuring that the agreement will be enforceable, liability issues, and choice of law and litigation concerns.

Breakout Session 5B

IG Panel – “Balancing Oversight and Program Implementation in Overseas Contingency Operations”

Moderator: Michael Carroll, Former USAID IG, CHS Medical – Compliance and Ethics Advisor

Panelist: Stuart Bowen, Former Special Inspector General for Iraq Reconstruction

Panelist: John Rymer, Former Inspector General for the Department of Defense Panelist: Ward Scott, Founder and President of Scott Advocates PLLC

5:15pm-5:30pm

Closing Remarks

5:30pm-7:00pm

New Chairman’s Reception

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