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Wednesday, October 27, 2021

7:30am – 8:45am

Registration, Breakfast Buffet & Exhibit Visits

7:30am – 7:00pm

Member’s Lounge (Member’s Only)

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8:45am

Main Ballroom

Opening Ceremonies

Master of Ceremonies, David Litt, Executive Director for the Center of Stabilization and Economic Reconstruction

Kelley DeConciliis; ISOA Chairman, Chief Operating Officer, Special Aerospace Security Services Inc. (SASSI)

Howie Lind, ISOA President and Executive Director

Ella Studer, Presenting Sponsor – KBR

9:00am

Main Ballroom

Opening Keynote: The Great Power Competition: Allies & Adversaries

Vice Admiral James Malloy; Deputy Commander, U.S. Central Command

Introduction: Gerald G. Goss; Executive Vice President, Government and Aviation Security Business for MSA Security; Former Chairman of ISOA Board of Directors

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9:40am

Main Ballroom

Congressionally-Mandated Afghanistan Commission

Josh Martin

Vice President for Government Affairs at American Defense International, Inc.

Moderator: John Gastright; Senior Vice President for Government Relations at Amentum

10:00am

Main Ballroom

Plenary Session

Indo-PACOM

Opportunities in the Era of Indo-Pacific Competition

Moderator: John Gastright; Senior Vice President for Government Relations at Amentum

Panelists:

  • Harry Harris, Former U.S. Ambassador to the Republics of Korea, and Former Commander, Indo-PACOM Command
  • Randy Schriver, Former Assistant Secretary of Defense for Far East Affairs
  • Evelyn Farkas, Former Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for Russian and Eastern European Affairs

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10:40am

Networking Break

Carl Sykes

Group Managing Director, Neptune P2P Group

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11:00am

Main Ballroom

Working with the US Government Panel

Engaging as a Contractor with the Department of Defense, the Department of State, and USAID.

Moderator: Kathryn Van Vleck; Executive Director for Capture, Vectrus Systems Corporation

Panelists:

  • Scott Calisti, Director, Contract Policy, Defense Pricing and Contracting, Office of the Secretary of Defense
  • Matthew Steinhelfer, Acting Principal Deputy U.S. Department of State
  • Chuck Pope, Senior Regional Advisor for the Middle East, USAID

1:15pm

Short Break

1:30pm

Main Ballroom

Fireside Chat with Chris Costa

Espionage & The War on Terror

Executive Director of International Spy Museum; Former Special Assistant to the President and Senior Director for Counterterrorism at the National Security Council

Moderator: Kelley DeConciliis; ISOA Chairman, Chief Operating Officer, Special Aerospace Security Services Inc. (SASSI)

2:30pm

Main Ballroom

CEO/Presidents Panel

Moderator: Mac McClellandCenter House, Ltd.; ISOA Chapter President for Europe, Middle East & Africa

Panelists:

3:30pm

Networking Break

  • Non-Member Meeting, in the Main Ballroom, with Jake Frazer and Howie Lind
  • Private Security Companies Meeting, in Studio D, with Chris Mayer and Jamie Williamson

4:00 pm

Main Ballroom

Guest Speaker: Kevin Plexico

Senior Vice President of Information Solutions, Deltek

Trends in Federal International Contracting

Introduction: Rochelle Lipsitz, Treasurer, ISOA Board of Directors; Vice President for International SOS

5:00pm

Breakout Room

VIP Reception

5:00pm – 7:00pm

Main Hallway

Wednesday Evening Reception

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7:00pm

Hotel Bar

After Party Gathering

(cash bar)