VICTORY THROUGH THE EMS
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(Updated 11/15/2011; Subject to change)


Convention Chairman
Lt Gen Robert "Bob" Elder Jr., USAF (Ret.)
Research Professor, George Mason University
MONDAY, NOVEMBER, 14, 2011

8:30 a.m. - 10:00 a.m.
Salon 1 & 2

KEYNOTE ADDRESS 
Maj Gen Jay Santee, USAF
Principal Director, Office of the Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense
The EMS Warrior

LTG Michael Oates, USA (Ret.)
Victory Through the EMS

10:00 a.m. - 11:45 a.m. 
Salon 1 & 2 

SESSION 1: THE OVERARCHING GOAL – INTEGRATION OF THE EMS ACROSS THE DIME
In the 21st Century, the Diplomatic, Informational, Military, Economic and Law Enforcement (DIME-LE) elements of national
power operate in a global environment characterized by socioeconomic interdependence, uncertainty, complexity, and

continual change. This session will explore the global environment and its critical dependency on access to and operations within the Electromagnetic Spectrum.

Session Chair
Mr. Walter Wolf
President, AOC

Session Speakers
Hon. James P. Moran
U.S. Representative, 8th District of Virginia

Mr. Jake Schaffner
Senior Advisor for Strategic Assessments, US Department of Defense 

Mr. Thomas Fuhrman
Senior Vice President, Booz Allen Hamilton

Mr. Leopold M. Mayoral
Senior Professional Staff, Aerospace Systems Analyst Force Projection, John Hopkins Applied Physics Laboratory

Mr. Matt Armstrong
Executive Director of the U.S. Advisory Commission on Public Diplomacy 

Dr. Lani Kass

Senior Policy Advisor to the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, OCJCS

 
CONCURRENT SESSIONS

12:15 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.
Delaware Room

SESSION 2: INFLUENCE OPERATIONS AND THE FUTURE OF IO
This session examines the new definition of IO and how the DoD should organize IO as an integrating strategy. Topics for
discussion include the potential implications of the convergence of IO, EW and Cyber in the information environment. This

session will also explore the impact of U.S. influence on the Arab Spring, and what that means for the future of IO.

Session Chair
Mr. Robert Giesler
Senior Vice President for Cyber Programs, SAIC

Session Speakers
Mr. Austin Branch
Director, Information Operations, Office for the Under Secretary of Defense for Policy

Dr. Michael Doran
Senior Fellow, Brookings Institute

Lt Gen Daniel P. Leaf, USAF (Ret.)
Vice President, Full Spectrum Initatives, Northrop Grumman

12:15 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.
Virginia Room

SESSION 3: U.S. CYBER SECURITY STRATEGY AND THE EMS
The entire U.S. government has had to deal with the rise of Cyber-threats; resulting in the creation of Cyber Security Strategy to
integrate national tools and capabilities. At the same time, all have to come to fully appreciate the necessity of access and
integration of efforts across the EMS. To ensure success, this session will look at lessons learned and potential shortfalls in the development of the U.S. Cyber Security Strategy. Also, it will take a look at the Cyber-Threats use of the EMS and will pose a

challenge: Will we be able to develop and attract the analysts and engineers needed to address these security challenges?

Session Chair
Mr. Bob Lindseth
Capitol Hill Roost President, AOC

Session Speakers 
Dr. Daniel T. Kuehl

Director of the Information Operations Concentration Program, National Defense University
Cyberspace and US National Security Strategy...We're 10% There!

COL Nanette Gallant, USA
Chief, Cyber/Information Operations Division
Army Cyberspace Strategy - A Way Ahead 

Dr. James Mulvenon
Vice-President, Intelligence Division, Defense Group, Inc.
U.S. Cyber Policy and China

CONCURRENT SESSIONS

2:15 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Delaware Room

SESSION 4: INTERNATIONAL EW: STATUS OF INTERNATIONAL COOPERATION AND COALITION INTEROPERABILITY
Military operations in the 21st Century have all demanded effective use of the EMS coupled with smart use of EW, whether in Iraq, Afghanistan, Libya or elsewhere. Such operations are rarely undertaken by one nation, so alliances and coalitions are the norm.
However, there have been many growing pains and hard lessons along the way. The question is where are we now and where
are we going, towards a shared vision for EW and the EMS. This session will use operational vignettes to assess progress.

Session Chair
Wg Cdr John Clifford OBE, RAF (Ret.)
President, United Kingdom Chapter, AOC

Session Speakers
CDR Tom Huerter, USN
J-3 Director of Operations, NATO Joint Electronic Core Staff

The Role of NATO JEWCS and the Status of NATO EW Interoperability

Wg Cdr Rick Adams
Head of Air Platform Protection, United Kingdom Air Command
EW Challenges, Lessons & Opportunities from Libyan Coalition Air Operations

Mr. Gav O’Connell, MBE
Former Warrant Officer, Y Sqn, United Kingdom Royal Marines

Close Land/Air EW Operations in High Intensity Counterinsurgency

2:15 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Virginia Room

SESSION 5: TECHNOLOGY PANEL: QUANTIFYING EMS CAPABILITIES

This session will explore emerging EMS technologies; learn where scientific and academic efforts are headed to ensure victory across military, homeland security and law enforcement environments.

Session Chair
Mr. Nino Amoroso
Northeast Regional Director, AOC

Session Speakers 
Dr. Filippo Neri
President, Virtualabs SRL
AMIS (Advanced Multifunction Integrated System): One of the First Innovative Super-Integrated Radar-EW Systems

Mr. Andrea De Martino
CTO, Elettronica S.P.A
Scalable and Modular Integrated EW Systems for Ship Defense

Dr. Haruko Kawahigashi
Chief Researcher, Mitsubishi Electric Corporation
Aiming for Communication Efficiency Increase and Intercept Probability Reduction -- Network Coding Frequency Hopping with Variable Dwell Time

Mr. Jon Roe
CEO, ESROE Ltd.
Robust, High Fidelity Threat Warning Software for Affordable RWR Systems

Mr. Uri Yaniv
CTO/Founder, Elcom Technologies
Direct RF to Digital (and Digital to RF) Concept in Advanced EW/EMS Technologies

TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 15, 2011
8:00 a.m. - 9:00 a.m.
Salon 1 & 2 
KEYNOTE ADDRESS
Lt Gen William T. Lord, USAF
Chief of Warfighting Integration and Chief Information Officer, Office of the Secretary of the Air Force
Enabling Integration Across the EMS 

Hon. Todd Young
U.S. Representative, 9th District of Indiana, Co-Chairman EW Working Group
The Whole of Government Approach to EMS

CONCURRENT SESSIONS

9:15 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.
Salon 2 

SESSION 6: THE NEED FOR INVESTMENTS IN LEADERSHIP AND IMPROVING THE CAPACITY OF ACQUISITION
PROCESSES IN RAPIDLY ADVANCING TECHNOLOGIES
This session focuses on the lack of awareness of the knowledge that spectrum dominance is critical to national, international
and economic security. This session will also look at whether we are developing leaders capable of taking on the tremendous
challenges and be able to develop the capacity to focus proper technical expertise and experience in EW, IO and Cyber. Will

history repeat itself with technologies outpacing antiquated acquisition processes?

Session Chairs
Mr. Cliff Moody
Executive Director, MRSL Real-time Systems Laboratory, Inc.

Session Speakers
Mr. 

Jaymie Durnan

Senior Advisor to the Principal Deputy Assistant, Office of the Secretary of Defense

Mr. David Hime
DR-IV Senior Advisor, EW, Integrated Electronic & Net-Enabled Warfare Division (AFRL/RYW).  AFRL Sensors Directorate
Electronic Warfare/Electronic Protection (EW/EP) S&T Priority Steering Council

Maj Gen George B. Harrison, USAF (Ret.)
Associate Director, Georgia Tech Research Institute (GTRI)
Education and Training Needs for EW Acquisition

9:15 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.
Delaware Room 

SESSION 7: DEVELOPING A SPECTRUM WORKFORCE: ENSURING EMS ADVANTAGES
Education and training are critical to developing a workforce capable of providing and using fully integrated technologies
to deliver offensive and defensive EMS capabilities. This session focuses on what every EW professional should know,
as well as, education and training options. The results of the AOC’s Job/Task Analysis will be revealed, which will highlight
the knowledge skills and abilities required of an EW generalist. Also, speakers will discuss various EW education and

training programs provided by military, government and industry players.

Session Chair
Mr. Mike Dolim
Director of Education, AOC

Speakers
Mr. Clarence Chaffee
President, The Caviart Group
How AOC's Job/Task Analysis is Identifying the Job of Spectrum Warfare Professionals 

LCDR Tony "Mimi" Rodgers, Chief, Joint EW Center and

Mr. Desmond Montrell Savage, Joint EW Training Manager, Joint EW Center, Senior Consultant, Booz Allen Hamilton
Joint EW Education and Training:  The JEWC Perspective 

Mr. Lynn Berg
Military Training Manager
Northrop-Grumman TS
The EW Profession:  Does the U.S. Department of Defense consider EW a Professional Career Field? 

9:15 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.
Virginia Room 
SESSION 8: INDUSTRY PERSPECTIVE - TECHNOLOGY FORECASTING, ANTICIPATING, UNDERSTANDING, AND INTEGRATING EMERGING COMMERCIAL TECHNOLOGIES

This session explores the opportunities and challenges with properly forecasting, understanding and integrating rapid commercial advances in information technologies.  The commercial development of technologies such as DRFM, cognitive radios, spread spectrum, nano technology and advanced computing capabilities such as cloud computing have presented serious challenges to our ability to gain and maintain information superiority over our adversaries. We will discuss industry’s responsibilities to support the DOTMLPF process, and whether or not they have any responsibility to help try and prevent new and emerging technologies from being utilized for malicious purposes.

Session Chairs
Lt Col Ronald Hahn, USMC (Ret.)
Vice President EM Spectrum Strategies, URS Corporation

Session Speakers
Associate Director for Technology (SIGINT/EW), NSA
Industry Perspective:  Future Technologies

Dr. Davy Belk
Director of Information Operations, United States Air Force
Achieving Agility to Capitalize on Technology Advances

Mr. Stuart F. Timerman
Director, Defense Spectrum Organization, DISA
Federal and Commercial Spectrum Requirements Below 6 GHZ

Mr. Phil Horvitz
Director Advanced Technologies Group, URS/Apptis

Transformative Enabling IT

CONCURRENT SESSIONS
11:15 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
Delaware Room 
SESSION 9: ENHANCED JOINT COALITION INTEROPERABILITY THROUGH THE EW STANDARDS
This session highlights the needs and benefits of EW and EM Spectrum Ops (EMSO) standards for use in military
operations, homeland security and law enforcement. Specifically, the speakers will explore opportunities to establish

international standards in the areas of EW/EMSO terminology, systems, personnel training, and leadership development.

Session Chair
Lt Gen Robert “Bob” Elder Jr., USAF (Ret.)
Research Professor, George Mason University

Session Speakers
Col Stephen Padgett, British Army
Branch Head Strategic Plans and Policy HQ ACT, North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO), Allied Command Transformation
NATO Approach to Coalition Interoperability

Mr. Geoff Thompson
Principal of GraCaSI Advisory Services, Senior Member of the IEEE Standards Association
The Benefits and Challenges of Establishing Technical Standards

Mr. Robin Williams
Director, National Cybersecurity Education & Workforce Development Office (CEO), U.S. Department of Homeland Security
Cross-Agency Interoperability through Standardized Workforce Development

11:15 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
Virginia Room 
SESSION 10: TECHNOLOGY PANEL: QUANTIFYING EMS CAPABILITIES - HARNESSING CURRENT AND FUTURE TECHNOLOGIES AND PROCESSES
This session will explore emerging EMS technologies and outline the key elements of a proactive plan to meet future threats

with capabilities to operate effectively in a variety of military, homeland security and law enforcement environments.

Session Co-Chair
Mr. Bill Tanner
Director Army Programs and Requirements, BAE Systems

Session Speakers
Dr. Leo Jones, Ph.D., Research Staff Member, Institute for Defense Analyses and 

Mr. Newton Love, Senior Systems Analyst, Scientific Research Corporation
Applying Statistical Sampling to Electronic Warfare Methodologies

Mr. Francois Maasdorp
Systems Analysts/Engineer, Radar and EW Applications, CSIR

Using a Layered Model to Place EW in its Proper Context

Dr. Thomas Millhouse
Senior Systems Engineer
Nova Systems
Operational Test and Evaluation of Counter RF-IED Jammers Electronic Warfare for Asymmetric Conflict

Dr. Sue Robertson
Defence Consultant, EW Defence Limited

The Effect of Antenna Location on the Measurement of Direction of Arrival of Radar Signals

Mr. Jurgen Strydom
Systems Engineer and Signal Analyst, Experimental EW Group, CSIR

Advances in the Testing and Evaluation of Airborne Radar through Realtime Simulation of Synthetic Clutter

11:15 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
Salon 2 
SESSION 11: STATUS OF FORCES: ARE WE PREPARED?
Current and future military operations demand an ever-greater understanding and control of the EMS Domain,
yet our militaries have continued to discount the EMS in planning, training and equipping our forces. How are

our EW leaders and warfighters preparing for the future and the inevitably increasing war in the EMS?

Session Chair
Col Laurie Buckhout, USA (Ret)
President-Elect, AOC

Session Speakers
CAPT Gregg Smith, USN
Director, US Navy Fleet Electronic Warfare Center (FEWC)
Addressing the Convergence of Cyber, IO, EW and Spectrum Management - Goods and Others

Mr. Nick Basciano
Special Advisor for Spectrum Programs and Plans, DISA

Col Jim Pryor, USAF
Chief, US Air Force EW Division (A5RE)
The Contested EMS 

Dr. Richard H. Wittstruck
Director, System of Systems Engineering, Army PEO IEW&S
Army Tactical View of EMS

Col John Rupp
Chief of Staff, Headquarters, Marine Corps Aviation

WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 16, 2011

10:15 a.m. - 10:45 a.m.
Salon 1 & 2

KEYNOTE ADDRESS

Air Cdre Ken McCann, CBE RAF
Air Attaché, British Defense Staff United States
Optimum EMS Effects

VADM Michael S. Rogers
Commander, U.S. Fleet Cyber Command
Commander, U.S. 10th Fleet 

CONCURRENT SESSIONS
11:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
Salon 2 
SESSION 12: TYING IT ALL TOGETHER: MANAGING EMS OPERATIONS TO OUR ADVANTAGE
This session looks at the complex problem of managing the EMS spectrum to our advantage in order to deliver
EW and Spectrum desired effects for the commander. The complexity of the problem encompasses two sides of
the EMS spectrum: trying to manage strategic, operational or tactical issues as well as trying to manage the culture
of one’s organization or affiliation either through warfighters, contractors, researchers, etc. However, despite these
differences in perspectives there are common elements to this complex problem such as network data link
interoperability, data standardization, service oriented architecture, doctrine and policies, visualization and

decision support systems.

Session Chair
Mr. Michael Herrera 
EW Research Analyst, Naval Air Weapons Center Point Mugu

Session Speakers
LTC Roy Walker, USA

Strategy, Plans and Policy Branch Chief, United States Army

CAPT John Green, USN

PMA 234 Airborne Electronic Attack/EA-6B Program Manager, United States Navy

LtCol Jason Schuette, USMC
MAGTF EW/EA-6B Requirements Officer, United States Marine Corp

Lt Col James Albrecht, USAF (Ret.)
Principal Analyst, Air Combat CommandUnited States Air Force

11:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
Virginia Room 
SESSION 13: CAN WE RESPOND TO AN ADAPTIVE THREAT?

Today the EW enterprise is totally reliant on a solid intelligence relationship.  This session will focus on gaining a better understanding of intelligence analysis, its prioritization systems and the tools and methods used to conduct the analysis crucial to the EW community.

Session Chair
Mr. Craig Harm
Principal Consultant, Third Wave Technologies

Session Speakers

Mr. Stephen Hayden
Director, Plans and Programs, National Air and Space Intelligence Center
Intelligence:  Integral to Acquisition

Mr. Torsten Duesing
Product Manager, PLATH
Presentation Title TBD

Mr. Itzchak Gat, CEO, ELISRA, EVP General Manager, Elbit Systems - EW and SIGINT - ELISRA and
Mr. Shuki Yehuda, VP Research & Development, Elbit Systems - EW and SIGINT - ELISRA
Utilizing the EMS Expansion for the Enhancement of EW & SIGINT Technologies

11:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
Delaware Room 
SESSION 14: COUNTERING THE CURRENT AND EMERGING EMS THREAT

This session addresses the need to leverage Live, Virtual, Constructive (LVC) concepts for preparing warfighters for dangerous EMS environments. Range, spectrum and resource encroachment force the need for advanced LVC modeling and simulation tool sets at all levels of warfare. Participants will participate in a dynamic discussion to identify improved means to develop tactics, techniques and procedures and training.

Session Chair
Col Robin Vanderberry, USAF
Director, Joint Electromagnetic Preparedness for Advanced Combat (JEPAC)

Session Speakers

Col Marcus Aurelius Boyd, USAF
Commander, Air Force Agency for Modeling and Simulation (AFAMS)
AF Simulation of EW Capabilities in an Integrated LVC Environment

Lt Col Cameron Dadgar, USAF
414th Combat Training Squadron Deputy Commander / F-16 Instructor / Agressor Pilot
Contested Degraded Operations (CDO) at Red Flag

Mr. Pete Milham
Technical Director, Naval Strike and Air Warfare Center (NSAWC)
Creating a Hostile EM Environment for Testing, Tactics Development and Training

Lt Col Gene McFalls, USAF, Chief, Common Avionics Branch, WR-ALC/GRWB and
Maj Jeff Prokopowicz, USA, XVIII Airborne Corps EW Operations Officer

Air and Ground EW Operations in Iraq

CONCURRENT SESSIONS

12:45 p.m. - 2:15 p.m.
Delaware Room 

SESSION 15: THE NEXT TECHNOLOGY LEAP
How can the services facilitate a timely response for both ISR & countermeasures in today’s technologically fast
paced world of Electronic Warfare and Information Operations including Cyber? What lessons have we learned

and what lessons have we simply experienced and how do we proceed?

Session Chair  
Mr. Steve Hogan
VP for Airborne Electronic Attack & Information Operations, Northrop Grumman

Session Speakers

BGen Harry J. Greene, USA
Program Executive Officer, Executive Office, Intelligence, EW & Sensors

RDML(sel) Mark W. Darrah, USN
F-35 Weapon System Program Manager, Joint Strike Fighter Program

Col Jim Pryor, USAF
Chief, Electronic Warfare, US Air Force Operational Capabilities Requirements

Mr. James Smerchansky
Deputy Commander, Systems Engineering Interoperability, Architecture & Technology, Marine Corps Systems Command 

12:45 p.m. - 2:15 p.m.
Virginia Room 
SESSION 16: TECHNOLOGY PANEL - RE-EMERGANCE OF EMS DOMINANCE
This session will explore emerging EMS technologies and outline the key elements of a proactive plan to meet future

 threats with capabilities to operate effectively in a variety of military, homeland security and law enforcement environments.

Session Chair
Mr. Paul Westcott
Director of Engineering, Dayton Operations, Mercer Engineering Research Center (MERC)

Session Speakers
Dr. Stan Alterman
President, Alterman Associates Inc.

Actionable, Re-taskable, Network-Centric ISR

Mr. Nathan Wilkins
EW SMEArmament Directorate AAC/EBE
EP Requirements Analysis in a Rapid Prototype Environment

Mr. Klasie Olivier
Principal Systems Engineer, CSIR
Enhancement of Your EW Capability through the Synergy that DRFM Technology Provides

Mr. Johannes Naumann
Senior Engineer, Red Barron Roost
Neglect of EW Does Not at All Gain Victories

Mr. Thomas Curby-Lucier
Lead Associate, Booz Allen Hamilton
Introduction of Advanced EW/EMS Concepts and Applications - What are future Game-Changers

Mr. Yoav Meiri
Vice President, Elbit Systems EW and SIGINT - ELISRA
Dual Color MWS - The 3 Ws (What, Why and for Whom)?