Keynote Speakers

October 18 - Wednesday

Keynote Speaker

Newt Gingrich

Former Speaker of the House and Presidential Candidate

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October 19 - Thursday

Keynote Speaker

Swanee Hunt

Ambassador

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Special Guests

October 17 - Tuesday

Special Guest

October 18 - Wednesday

Special Guest

Joe Theismann

Former NFL Quarterback, and National Speaker

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Panelists

Jeffrey Hermann

Deputy Director for Program Management

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Tine Knott

DAI Vice President of their Center for Secure and Stable States

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Gary Motsek

Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for Program Support

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Cathy J. Read

Director of Office of Acquisitions Management

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Christian Marrone

Senior Vice President, External Relations and Chief of Staff for IT provider CSRA

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Natalia Agapitova

Senior Economist in the Innovation & Entrepreneurship unit of the Trade & Competitive Global Practice at the World Bank

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Tom Wheelock

Sr VP at Creative Associates

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Ryan Berry

CEO of Chaintegrity

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Natalia Larrimer

ANSI-ASQ National Accreditation Board (ANAB)

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Chris Mayer

Director of Armed Contingency Contractor Policy and Programs for the US Department of Defense (DoD)

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Jamie Williamson

International Code of Conduct Association (ICoCA)

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Marissa Michel

US Territory Crisis Leader for PwC’s Global Crisis Centre

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Michael Navarre

American Bar Association’s Section of Public Contract Law Council

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Kevin Pedone

Global Organizations Producer

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Paul Rosen

Former Chief of Staff at the Department of Homeland Security (DHS)

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Joe Bongiovi

Sociology Department at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

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Mina Chang

CEO of Linking the World

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Kimberly C. Field

Countering Violent Extremism Practice Area Director at Creative Associates International

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Leslie Schweitzer

CEO, President and Founder of Friends of American University of Afghanistan (FAUAF)

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Dr. Tom Crabtree

Group Medical Director for Aspen Medical International

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Dr. Jayson Eversgerd

Chief Medical Officer for Remote Medical International

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Daniel Jones

COO & SVP, Domestic - Comprehensive Health Services

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Patrick Lobdell

Director of Government Services for International SOS Government Services, Inc.

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Kevin Doxey

US Department of Defense Director of Strategic Integration

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Tom Lampley

Marketing and External Affairs Lead at KBRwyle

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Ward Scott

President of Scott Advocates PLLC

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Ryan Bradel

Government Contracts Lawyer with Greenberg Traurig, LLP.

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Ian Mitchell

The Graham Company

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Guy Timberlake

Chief Visionary Officer and Chief Executive Officer of The American Small Business Coalition (The ASBC)

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Stephanie Zink

President of Taurus Group Inc.

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Alan Estevez

National Security Strategy and Logistics Executive with Deloitte Consulting

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William H. Moser

Acting Director of the US State Department’s Bureau of Overseas Buildings Operations

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Bill Flavin

Assistant Director at the US Army Peacekeeping and Stability Operations Institute

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Beth Cole

Special Advisor on Countering Violent Extremism, Conflict and Fragility with US Institute of Peace (USIP)

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Dr. Joseph J. Collins

Director of the Center for Complex Operations, INSS, National Defense University

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Eric V. Gaudiosi

Acting Deputy Assistant Secretary of State for International Organization Affairs

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Mark Swayne

Acting Deputy Assistant Secretary for Stability and Humanitarian Affairs (SHA)

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Nick Forster

Senior Vice President and Co-Founder of FSI Worldwide

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Henry S. Ensher

Deputy Assistant Secretary for Afghanistan and Central Asia for the US State Department

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Gregory Huger

Assistant to the Administrator for the Office of Afghanistan and Pakistan Affairs

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Ambassador Hamdullah Mohib

Ambassador to the United States for Afghanistan

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Dr. Sharon Craddock

Staff Psychologist for Patriot Group International Inc.

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Michael O’Neill

President and CEO of O’Neill Paragon Solutions, LLC

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Dr. Siddharth Shah

CEO of Greenleaf Integrative

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Rebecca Zimmerman

Policy Researcher with the RAND Corporation

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