Tech Protect and Due Diligence Requirements. This roundtable panel will provide a comprehensive overview of the current threat landscape, focusing on safeguarding intellectual property and understanding the due diligence requirements. Topics will include threats and counterintelligence landscape, physical and operational security, cybersecurity, and export controls. Our panel of experts will share practical advice and strategies to protect your technology and business.


  • Ari Kozlow, Special Agent, Bureau of Industry and Security, Office of Export Enforcement, U.S. Department of Commerce
  • Laura Rodgers, Director of Cybersecurity Practice, Secure Computing Institute, Director, NC-PaCE, NC State University
  • Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA) (TBA)
  • US Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) (TBA)
  • Federal Bureau of Investigation (TBA)

Joint Force and Installation Modernization Shark Tank.  In this mini Shark Tank, one session of four selected companies will each have five minutes to pitch their technology solution, followed by five minutes of government questions and feedback. This format provides an interactive and dynamic way to showcase innovative solutions and receive direct feedback from government representatives (all government in attendance will have an opportunity to provide feedback).

Strategic Joint Force Modernization Fireside Chat. A fireside chat featuring discussions on Army and Marine Corps modernization priorities, workforce development, and other national security topics. This session aims to provide insights into the future directions of the Army and the importance of innovation in maintaining national security. The chat will include a 45-minute discussion followed by a Q&A session.

  • US Army Combat Capabilities Development Command (TBA)
  • US Marine Corps Systems Command (TBA)

Driving Strategic Modernization to Innovation Opportunities. This panel will feature representatives from DARPA, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), AFWERX, Army Applications Laboratory (Army Futures Command) and the Marine Corps Fusion Center. The discussion will focus on future requirements and innovations to address emerging threats and challenges. Panelists will share insights on current projects, future directions, and opportunities for collaboration.

  • Ron McNeal, SVIP Transition Director, Department of Homeland Security, Science & Technology Directorate
  • Army Applications Lab (TBA)
  • Marine Corps Fusion Center (TBA)
  • National Security Innovation Network (TBA)

Operational Integration of Tactical Innovation with Strategic Requirements.  An overview of the Fort Liberty Innovation Outpost, detailing its role in fostering innovation and collaboration to address the needs of the modern warfighter.

  • XVIII Airborne Corps (TBA)
  • II Marine Corps Expeditionary (TBA)
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