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Network Reliability & Resiliency

Matt Gove  (CEO and Founder, Hardened Network Solutions, Inc.)

George Rice  (Managing Partner, SkyHawk Global)

Dereck Orr  (Division Chief, NIST, CTL, PSCR)

John Goocher  (CEO, Assured Wireless)

Andrew Seybold  (CEO & Principal Consultant, Andrew Seybold, Inc.)

Tim O'Connell  (CEO, Rescue 42, Inc.)

Sean Scott  (CTO, SecuLore Solutions)

John Lenkart  (Chief Strategy Officer/Managing Partner, Cyber Team Six)

Location: W232

Date: Tuesday, September 28

Time: 8:30am - 11:30am

Track: Interoperability & Interworking

Format: 3-Hour Workshop

Vault Recording: TBD

In the critical-communications industry, the task is a pretty straightforward one: Provide users in the field with communications that work, no matter where they are or the conditions they encounter. Of course, achieving this mission is much easier said than done. Listen to experts talk about the tools and strategies that can be used pursue this goal, from the benefits of multi-layered connectivity schemes, methods to expand coverage footprints, the need for physical security and best practices in dealing with the ever-evolving challenges associated with cyberthreats. In addition, panelists will discuss methods for managing it all.


Welcome Remarks from Moderator (5 minutes)
George Rice

Keynote Opening – Theme: The Challenge of Constant Uptime (15 minutes)
Dereck Orr

Panel Session 1 – Planning and Readiness (40 minutes)
John Goocher
Andy Seybold
John Lenkart

Break (20 minutes)

One on One Interview – Theme: Powering Resilience (15 minutes)
Matt Gove

Panel Session 2 – Impact Management and Recovery (40 minutes)
David Blankinship
Tim O’Connell
Sean Scott

Facilitated Key Topics Mining Moderator collects from audience (15 minutes)
George Rice

Comments on/Reactions to Topics and Importance (20 minutes)
All session participants

Wrap Up and Close (10 minutes)
George Rice