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Thursday, October 28, 2021

7:30am – 8:00pm

Member’s Lounge (Member’s Only)

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7:30am – 8:30am

Registration, Breakfast Buffet & Exhibit Visits


Main Ballroom

Opening Remarks

Master of Ceremonies, David Litt


Main Ballroom

Intelligence Community Panel

Spycraft in the Fog of War

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


  • Simone Ledeen, Former Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for Middle East Policy
  • Kevin Carroll, Former Senior Official at Department of Homeland Security; Former CIA case Officer in the Middle East
  • Mary Rose McCaffrey, Former Director of Security for CIA
  • William Linder, President of 14 North Strategies, Former CIA and Army Special Forces Officer


Main Ballroom

Overseas Contracting with the US Department of Defense and the US State Department

Hear from the major Air Force, Army, and Navy Contingency contract representatives, along with the State Department’s Overseas Building Operations Program Director. These critical support programs represent billions of Federal contract dollars and impacts every member of ISOA.

Moderator: Thomas S. Lampley; Vice President of Marketing and External Affairs – Government Services Logistics – KBR; ISOA Vice Chairman of the Board of Directors


  • Wayland Patterson, Chief, Air Force Contract Augmentation Program (AFCAP) Branch, Air Force Civil Engineer Center, Tyndall Air Force Base, FL
  • Jim Coffman, US Army Sustainment Command, Director of Operations, Logistics Civil Augmentation Program (LOGCAP)
  • Will Moser, Director of Overseas Building Operations, U.S. Department of State
  • Cindy Readal, Assistant Commander for Contracting, Naval Facilities Engineering Command (NAVFAC), Atlantic


Networking Break


Main Ballroom

Europe Panel

European Security and Contracting in the New Era of Competition

Moderator: Jake Frazer; Co-Founder and President, Precision Talent Solutions; ISOA Membership Committee Chairman



Main Ballroom

Emerging Threats, Cyber, Technology and Artificial Intelligence (AI) in the 21st century – The good, bad and ugly.

Hear from the nation’s leading Cyber, Technology and Artificial Intelligence (AI) experts  from within the National Security, Defense and Corporate Sectors. Peer into the lens of an ever-changing world of 21st century technological warfare. Learn from and hear compelling insights regarding the risks of “Black Swan” events through AI inflection points, and discover inherent risks and vulnerabilities from within the supply chain management sectors most recently amplified by catastrophic cyber-attacks. Learn how you can assist and what the Cyber Maturity Model Certification  (CMMC) will do to mitigate those risks. ISOA, Industry, and your customers need your involvement; become engaged, the size, scope and complexity of the issue requires thought leadership, action and collaboration.

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

Moderator: Aaron Reddell; Chief Operating Officer, ARMR Solutions LLC


  • Robert Spalding, Brigadier General (United States Air Force, Ret.), Senior Fellow at the Hudson Institute
  • Paul Cummings, Ph.D.,Vice President, Amentum Advanced Technology Office
  • John Knuckles, Office of the Director of National Intelligence, Supply Chain Management Process
  • Logan Jones, President and General Manager of SGS



Matt Devost, CEO of OODA LLC

Introduction: Eric Kronman, Partner, Ward & Berry PLLC


Breakout Sessions – A

Southwest Border Panel

Moderator: Darryle Conway; Chief Growth Officer, Constellis; Former Chairman of the ISOA Board of Directors


  • Scott Giberson, President, AMI Expeditionary Healthcare
  • John Boyle, Group President, Mission Solutions, Cherokee Federal
  • Michael Champness, Customs & Border Protection, Department of Homeland Security
  • Michael Dougherty, Former Assistant Secretary of DHS

Doing Business with Alaskan Native Corporations and Native American Corporations

Moderator: Ryan Bradel, Partner, Ward & Berry



Breakout Sessions – B

Afghanistan: Evacuation Lessons, Refugee Crisis Management and Stability Operations Re-Defined

What strategic lessons do we take with us to improve governance of failed states so refugee and IDP crises do not further de-stabilize the nation or region?

Moderator: Jeff Grieco, President, Afghan-American Chamber of Commerce


  • Ian Bickford, American University of Afghanistan
  • Michael Ashkouri, Office of Acquisition and Assistance, USAID
  • Steve Miska, Evacuate our Allies Coalition; Executive Director of First Amendment Voice
  • Chris Purdy, Director of Veterans for American Ideals and Outreach at Human Rights First

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Security and Governance

Protecting our World: How, When, and Why Governments, NGOs, and Civil Society Apply Private Security Contractors to Protect and Stabilize.

Moderator: Michelle Quinn; Former Chairman of the ISOA Board of Directors; Chairman of the ISOA Women, Peace, and Security Program; Vice President of Business Development, Constellis


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Networking Break


Breakout Sessions – C

Legal Panel

Not Just For Lawyers – With Great Power Comes Great Liability: Critical Legal Challenges Tied to the Great Power Shift.

Breakout Session A

Moderator: Mark DeWitt; Chief Legal Officer,  GardaWorld Federal Services


CMMC Panel

Discover Inherent Risks and Vulnerabilities from Within the Supply Chain Management Sectors, Amplified by Catastrophic Cyber-attacks. Learn what the Cyber Maturity Model Certification (CMMC) will do to mitigate those risks.

Moderator: Chris Decker, President and Founder of Planate Management Group


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Short Break


Main Ballroom

CEO/Presidents Panel: Leading from the Front

Moderator: Howie Lind; President and Executive Director of the International Stability Operations Association


5:30pm – 6:00pm

Main Hallway

New Chairman’s Reception

6:00pm – 8:00pm

Main Ballroom

New Chairman’s Dinner