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Dupont Summit Infragard 2017 Videos

 
InfraGard Electromagnetic Pulse Special Interest Group (EMP SIGTM) Dupont Summit 
December 1, 2017 

 

 

 
Opening
Mary Lasky, Chairman, InfraGard Eelectro Magnetic Pulse Special interest Group (EMP SIG)
Gary Gardner, Chairman of the Board, InfraGard
Paul Rich, President, Policy Studies Organization
 

 

Critical Energy Infrastructure
Introduced by Dr. Wally E. Boston, President of the American Public University System
Bruce Walker, Assistant Secretary Department of Energy
 

 

Congressman Roscoe Bartlett (Retired)
 

 

Ambassador James Woolsey
 

 

Solar Storms & Mitigation
Introduced by Steve Volandt 
Bill Murtagh, NOAA Space Weather Prediction Center & SWORM Task Force
Prof. Adam Schultz, Oregon State University & NSF Earthscope Program 
 

 

Communication Vulnerabilities & HEMP Mitigation
Kevin Briggs, DHS
 

 

High Altitude Nuclear EMP: Where We Are and How We Got Here
Dr. William R. Graham, former Chair, EMP Commission, 2001-2008, 2016-2017
 

 

High Consequence Scenarios for North Korean Atmospheric Tests
Thomas Popik 
 

 

EMP Bulk Power System Protection Cost Study: Need and Workplan
Jordan Kearns, Foundation for Resilient Societies
 

 

Congressional EMP Commission: 2016-2017 Retrospective
Moderator: Dr. Paul Stockon, Managing Director Sonecon LLC
Dr. George Baker, Senior Advisor, 2001-08, 2016-17
Dr. Randy Horton, EPRI
 

 

Award Presentation 
John Houston, retired Senior Vice President from Center Point Energy, Houston, TX

 

 

 
Industrial Control Systems Panel 
Moderator: William Harris, Foundation for Resilient Societies
Wayne Austad, Director, Cyber Core Integration Center, INL
John Mulder, Critical Infrastructure Systems, SNL
George R. Cotter, former Chief Scientist, NSA
Albert Rooyakkers, Bedrock CEO
 

 

Emergency Management
Introduced by Leigh Williams, Maryland Department of Energy 
Donald (Doc) Lumpkins, Chief Financial Officer, Maryland Emergency Management Agency
 

 

Lessons Learned from Hurricanes (Harvey, Irma and Maria)
Bob Janusaitis, Gary Gardner, David Christensen
 

 

Latest in Technology and Closing Remarks
Avaya, Trusted Systems, ATS LLC, The Smart Cone, Honeycomb Network, Netrics, Ready Energy
Charles L. Manto, Chairman Emeritus - Reflections
Mary Lasky - Closing remarks
 

Dupont Summit 2017 Videos

 
 
 
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Dupont Summit 2017 on Science, Technology, and Environmental Policy Issues
Friday December 1st at the Historic Whittemore House
1526 New Hampshire Ave, NW, Washington DC
 
 
 
Addressing the Rural Broadband Gap in America: Causes, Impacts, and Ongoing Efforts
Chris McGovern, Connected Nation, Inc.
 
 
Escalation and Deterrence in the Second Space Age
Thomas G. Roberts and Kaitlyn Johnson, Aerospace Security Project, CSIS
 
 
Is There a Looming Electricity Crisis? A Debate on the U.S. Department of Energy Grid Resilience Proposal
Tyson Slocum, Public Citizen's Energy Program
Matt Wald, Nuclear Energy Institute
 
 
Driverless Cars: Impacting the Societal Norm
Moderator: Brian Muys, American Public University System
Kandis Boyd Wyatt, American Public University System
Wanda Curlee, American Public University System
 
 
Leveraging Digital Learning Assets and Virtual Lab Spaces to Bridge the Gaps in STEM Education
Moderator: Brian Muys, American Public University System
Jim Brinson, American Public University System
Danny Welsch, American Public University System
Ken Williams, American Public University System
Tim Boileau, University of West Florida
 
 
Medical Marijuana - Miracle or Madness?
Michael Correia, The National Cannabis Industry Association
Gail Rand, ForwardGro
David T. Mangone, Esq., Americans for Safe Access
Sue Sisley, Scottsdale Research Institute
 
 
Open Science: Epistemic, Ethical, and Practical Issues
Organizer: Connie L. McNeely, George Mason University
Moderator: Ester Sztein, National Academy of Sciences
Open Science: Concepts, Frameworks, and Perspectives
Erik W. Kuiler, George Mason University
The Implications of Open Science on Data Privacy and National Security
Heng Xu, Pennsylvania State University
Practicalities in Supporting Open Science: The Role of University Libraries
Wendy Mann, George Mason University
An Open Mind on Open Science
Feras A. Batarseh, George Mason University

 

Dupont Summit 2017 - Preliminary Program

 

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The 10th Annual Dupont Summit on
 
Science, Technology, and Environmental Policy
 
Friday, December 1, 2017
The Historic Whittemore House, Washington DC
 
 
Eventbrite - 2017 International Criminology Conference 
 
REGISTRATION WITH CONTINENTAL BREAKFAST
8:00am
 
 
OPENING - AUDITORIUM
8:30am
Mary Lasky, Chairman, InfraGard Eelectro Magnetic Pulse Special interest Group (EMP SIG); Gary Gardner, Chairman of the Board, InfraGard; FBI Representative; Paul Rich, President, Policy Studies Organization
 
9:00am
Bruce Walker, Assistant Secretary, Department of Energy, introduced by Dr. Wallace E. Boston, President, American Public University System
 
9:45am
Rep. Trent Franks, Chair, Congressional EMP Caucus, introduced by Wiliam Harris
 
10:15am
Solar Storms and Mitigation, Bill Murtagh, introduced by Steve Volandt
 
 
TRACK 1: AUDITORIUM
 
 
 
 
TRACK 2: 1870s ROOM
 
10:00am-11:15am
Moderator: Brian Muys, Associate Vice President, Public Relations, American Public University System
Kandis Boyd Wyatt, American Public University System
Wanda CurleeAmerican Public University System
Oliver HedgepethAmerican Public University System
 
11:25am-12:40pm
Moderator: Jim Brinson, American Public University System
Alan S. Inouye, Director, Public Policy, American Library Association
Jon Peha, Professor, Department of Engineering & Public Policy, Carnegie Mellon University
Ellen Satterwhite, Vice President, Glen Echo Group

12:50pm-2:05pm
Moderator: Maya K. van Rossum, The Delaware Riverkeeper
Vyshnavi Kosigishroff & Dounya RamadanDelaware March for Science

2:15pm-3:30pm
Moderator: Brian Muys, Associate Vice President, Public Relations, American Public University System
Jim Brinson, American Public University System
Danny Welsch, American Public University System 
Ken Williams, American Public University System 
Tim Boileau, University of West Florida

3:40pm-4:55pm
Moderator: Rahima Schwenkbeck, Policy Studies Organization
Chris McGovern, Connected Nation, Inc.  

 
 
TRACK 3: HARRIMAN ROOM
 
10:00am-11:15am
Moderator: Chris Beauregard, Space Policy Institute
Ben Roberts, Vice President of Government Affairs, Moon Express
Tommy Sanford, Executive Director, Commercial Spaceflight Federation
Jason Callahan, Space Policy Advisor, Planetary Society
Teasel Muir-Harmony, Curator, National Air and Space Museum Space History Department 

11:25am-12:40pm
Moderator: Gabriella Fernandes, Policy Studies Organization
Dan Glickman, US Secretary of Agriculture (former)
Jordan P. Cooper, Public Interest Podcast
Debra JH Matthews, PhD, MA, Associate Professor, Johns Hopkins Berman Institute of Bioethics, Vice Chair, Maryland Stem Cell Research Commission

12:50pm-2:05pm
Moderator: Kenneth L. Williams, Director, Center for Cybersecurity Defense, American Public University System
Thomas G. Roberts and Kaitlyn Johnson, Aerospace Security Project, CSIS 

2:15pm-3:30pm
Moderator: Lydia Middleton, Association for Information Science & Technology
Energy Progress:  Carrots or Sticks?
Eric Oliver, VP Inscope Innovation
Resiliency and Infrastructure - How energy, transportation, and civil infrastructure adaptation strategies are critical for the country to continue to have a viable economy
Annette Osso, President, Resilient Virginia
Green Building Standards and the Impact of Meeting Them
Sandra LeibowitzSustainable Design Consulting, LLC

3:40pm-4:15pm
Moderator: JP Singh, University of Edinburgh
Paul W. Brandt-Rauf, School of Biomedical Engineering, Science and Health Systems, Drexel University 
 
 
 
TRACK 4: LIBRARY ROOM
 
10:00am-11:15am
Moderator: Kenneth L. Williams, Director, Center for Cybersecurity Defense, American Public University System
Susan Parnas Frederick and Danielle DeanNCSL Task Force on Cybersecurity

11:25am-12:40pm
Tyson Slocum, Director, Public Citizen's Energy Program
Matt Wald, Senior Communications Advisor, Nuclear Energy Institute

12:50pm-2:05pm
Moderator: Arnauld Nicogossian, George Mason University
Jeffrey Stiefel, Department of Homeland Security
William FitzGerald, American Red Cross

2:15pm-3:30pm
Moderator: Guillermo de los Reyes, University of Houston
Eleonore Pauwels, Director, The AI Lab, Science and Technology Innovation Program (STIP), The Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars, Washington, D.C, https://www.wilsoncenter.org/person/eleonore-pauwels 
Jesse Kirkpatrick, Assistant Director, Institute for Philosophy and Public Policy, George Mason University, https://ippp.gmu.edu/jesse-kirkpatrick
Sarah W. Denton, Research Associate, Science and Technology Innovation Program (STIP), The Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars, Washington, D.C.

3:40pm-4:55pm
Moderator: Gabriella Fernandes, Policy Studies Organization
Michael Correia, Director of Government Relations, The National Cannabis Industry Association
Gail Rand, CPA, CFO and Patient Advocate, ForwardGro
David T. Mangone, Esq., Legislative Analyst, Americans for Safe Access
Sue Sisley, President, Scottsdale Research Institute
 
 
  
TRACK 4: PUB ROOM
 
10:00am-11:15am
Improving Resilience and Health: The Role of Urban Agriculture and Green Infrastructure
Moderator: Tee Guidotti, George Washington University
Dwane Jones, CAUSES, University of the District of Columbia
Tia Jeffery, CAUSES, University of the District of Columbia
Matthew Richardson, CAUSES, University of the District of Columbia
Kamran Zendehdel, CAUSES, University of the District of Columbia

11:25am-12:40pm
Moderator: Kenneth L. Williams, Director, Center for Cybersecurity Defense, American Public University System
Elliott S. Lynn, Interim Program Director- Cybersecurity American Public University System
Anthony I. Stills, UACYBERCOM Future Operations (J341) Enterprise (Tier 1) Defensive Capabilities
Chris Beckford, CEO, eTRANSERVICES Corp.
Tony Webber, DXC Technology
Derek Smith, Cautela Cyber Security Solutions
 
12:50pm-2:05pm
Organizer: Connie L. McNeely, George Mason University 
Moderator: Jong-on Hahm, National Science Foundation
Exploring the Digital Divide: Information Technology Governance and Native Nations 
Michelle Watts, American Public University System 
Travis Trueblood, American Public University System 
The Digital Divide in the US and Abroad: Evidence from PIAAC 
Kathleen Seely-Gant, Energetics Technology Center 
NSF Approaches to the Digital Divide
Lara A. Campbell, U.SNational Science Foundation 
Bridging the Digital, Knowledge, and North-South Divides: Concepts, Frameworks, and Ethical Concerns 
Erik W. Kuiler, George Mason University 
 
2:15pm-3:30pm
Organizer: Connie L. McNeely, George Mason University 
Moderator: Ester Sztein, National Academy of Sciences
Open Science: Concepts, Frameworks, and Perspectives
Erik W. Kuiler, George Mason University
The Implications of Open Science on Data Privacy and National Security
Heng Xu, Pennsylvania State University
Practicalities in Supporting Open Science: The Role of University Libraries
Wendy Mann, George Mason University
An Open Mind on Open Science
Feras A. Batarseh, George Mason University
 
3:40pm-4:55pm
Public Policy and Technology: Cases in Latin America
Moderator: Guillermo de los Reyes, University of Houston
Mobile Transfer Money Trials in Antiv-Poverty Programs: the Case of PROSPERA (Mexico)
Daniel Tapia, Genera Consulting Group (GC Genera)
Science, Technology, and Innovation Index for Mexico: A Social Perspective
Esteban Santamaría, Centro de Análisis para la Investigación en Innovación (CAIINO)
DIA Initiative: Promote Innovation in Vulnerable Communities
Angela Aguilera, The Trust for the Americas
 
 
 
TRACK 5: PAST PRESIDENTS ROOM (Individual Speakers)
 
10:00am-11:15am
Moderator: Rahima Schwenkbeck, Policy Studies Organization
Jim Brinson, American Public University System
David Syndergaard, American Public University System 

11:25am-12:40pm
Moderator: Daniel Tapia, Genera Consulting Group (GC Genera)
Gwanhoo Lee, Professor of Information Technology and Analytics, Kogod School of Business, American University
Balakrishnan Dasarathy, PhD, Professor and Program Chair, Cybersecurity & Information Assurance Department Graduate School, University of Maryland University College
 
12:50pm-2:05pm
Moderator: Kelly Chinners Reiss, American Public University System
Tee Guidotti, George Washington University
Jessica Almy, The Good Food Institute

2:15pm-3:30pm
Moderator: Samantha Smith, Policy Studies Organization
Maya K. van Rossum, The Delaware Riverkeeper
Kelly Chinners Reiss, American Public University System

3:40pm-4:55pm
Moderator: Samantha Smith, Policy Studies Organization
Marcia Davitt, Virginia Tech
Kenneth L. Williams, CISSP, American Public University System
 
 
Promising New Scholars on Policy and Complexity Conference
 
Pub Room
4:55pm-6:45pm
1. Robert Michael Bryant & Brittany Satterfield - University of Pittsburgh: Climate Change and Migration: Assessing Localized Evidence of Conflict and Peaceful Accommodation
2. Peter Lambert-UNC Charlotte: Quantum computing: Applications, and Policy Implications
3. Chad Wilson-UNC Charlotte: The Current Perception of Hackers and the Effect on Cyber Security 
4. Melissa Mayas-UNC Charlotte: Women in Computer Science-Women’s Role in CS- Who does it benefit?
5. Deepack Mirchandani-UNC Charlotte: The New Wave of Unfair Competition in US Markets
6. Nicholas Matherly- UNC Charlotte: Industrial Food and the US School System
7. Khai Li- UNC Charlotte: The Internet of Things-Smart Homes
 
Library Room
4:55pm-6:45pm
1. Dyllon Thomas-UNC Charlotte: The Positive Ethics of Pixar
2. Kevin Mitchell – UNC Charlotte: Ethical Dilemmas of Self-Driving Cars 
3. Jackson Bradley-UNC Charlotte Political Science: The Role of Ethics in US Political Party Politics
4. Mitch Blaszyk-UNC Charlotte: The Ethics Involved in Bipartisan Gridlock in Congress; From the Lens of a Political Science Student
5. Temitope Aladenika- UNC Charlotte: The Power of Political Rhetoric
6. Hunter Healy- UNC Charlotte: An Ethical Evaluation of Fracking
7. Ryan Russell- UNC Charlotte: The Ethics and Global Impact of Jiu Jitsu 
 
 
EVENING SESSION
 
8:00pm
As part of a Lecture Series organized by the Philosophical Society of Washington
 
Nima Arkani-Hamed, Professor, The Institute for Advanced Study, Princeton, NJ
 
*The John Wesley Powell Auditorium is adjacent to the Cosmos Club, 2170 Florida Ave NW, Washington DC, 20008. It's a 10 minute walk from the Whittemore House. Entrance is through the Cosmos Club gate, which is the first right-hand entrance on Florida Avenue, north of the intersection with Massachusetts Avenue. The entrance to the Auditorium itself is to the left of the gate.
 
 
***
Assertions and opinions in these presentations are solely those of the above-mentioned author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of The Policy Studies Organization, which expressly does not take positions on policies.

Dupont Summit Infragard 2015 Videos

 
 
 
Role of Protected Micro-grids for Community Protection
Hon. R. James Woolsey, Chairman of the Foundation for Defense of Democracies and a Venture Partner with Lux Capital, former Director of Central Intelligence and CIA
Scott Sklar, Owner, The Stella Group
David Geary, DC Fusion, Direct Current Microgrids
Terry Hill, Passive House Instituteand Community Microgrids Hospital
Dr. George Baker, JMU Professor Emeritus
Charles Manto, EMP SIG Chair
 
 
Industry Best Practices for EMP, Space Weather, and other High-impact Events
Dr. Paul Stockton, Panel Moderator, Managing Director Sonecon, LLC. And former Assistant Secretary of Defense DC Area Power Company (TBA)
MW Transformer protection users (TBA)
NE Insurance Industry Data Center (TBA)
DC Area Water utility (TBA)
NE Power Company (TBA)
Amb. Henry (Hank) F. Cooper, Chairman, High Frontier; Cochair EMP SIG Civilian Military Liaison Panel
 
 
Community Action in Light of High-impact threats, Reviewing the Major Culture Shift of Emergency Management, Engaging Space Weather, EMP and Cyber Threats
Hon. Andrea Boland, former Representative in the Maine Legislature
Mr. William (Bill) Harris, JD, Foundation for Resilient Societies
 
 
Key EMP/GMD Next Steps
Dr. Peter Vincent Pry, EMP Caucus Task Force
Dr. George Baker, Professor Emeritus, James Madison University, EMP SIG Advisory Panel Chair
 
 
State Plans and Regional EMP SIGs - Workshop and Table Top Exercises
Mary Lasky, National EMP SIG
Steve Pappas, MW EMP SIG and IN EMP Planning
Steve Volandt, SE EMP SIG and the NC EMP Plan
Mel Lewis, NE EMP SIG, Updates on NYC area planning
Hon. Andrea Boland, National EMP SIG Policy Adv Panel,
Maine update
 
 
Cyber, EMP, Space Weather Complications to Complex Systems Engineering
Chuck Manto, Moderating
Joe Weiss, Cyber complications
Tom Popik, Nexus of engineering and organizational issues
Mark Walker, INCOSE and Mr. Michael deLamare, Bechtel
and INCOSE, review the joint INCOSE & EMP SIG Planning Models to Manage Complexity of High Impact Threats
 
 
The National Space Weather Strategy and Action Plan Impact on the Whole of Community and Preparedness
Caitlin Durkovich, Assistant Secretary for Infrastructure Protection (IP)
 
 
Coordinating the PSA and EMP SIG Programs, and, Congressional Updates
1. Coordinating the DHS Protective Security Advisor Program and InfraGard’s EMP SIG
Jerry Bowman, InfraGard National Members Alliance Board President
Scott Breor, Director of the Protective Security Coordination Division, DHS
2. “Congressional Updates on EMP and High-Impact Threat Planning and Protection for Communities"
Mr. Jerry Bowman introduces Session Chair
Dr. Wallace E. Boston, President and CEO, American Public University System introduces
Congressman Roscoe Bartlett, former Congressman (Maryland)
 
 
FBI’s Roles and Perspectives on the EMP Special Interest Group and the 2015 Dupont Summit Sessions
Chuck Manto, CEO, Instant Access Networks (IAN) and Founder/Infragard EMP SIG (Electromagnetic Pulse Special Interest Group) Chair
Jerry Bowman, InfraGard National Members Alliance Board President
John Pi, Unit Chief, Supervisory Special Agent, Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI)
Eric Sporre, Acting Deputy Assistant Director of the FBI’s Cyber Division
 
 
DTRA EMP Program
MajGen Robert Newman, USAF Ret and former Adjutant General of Virginia, Cochair EMP SIG Civilian Military Liaison Panel
Mr. Kevin Briggs, National Cybersecurity & Communications Integration Center (NCCIC), DHS staff performing EMP analysis
Dr. George Baker, Previous DTRA staff, current contractor
Amb. Henry (Hank) F. Cooper, Chairman,High Frontier; Cochair EMP SIG Civilian Military Liaison Panel
Charles (Chuck) Manto, CEO, Instant Access Networks, LLC
 
 
Transformer Protection Test Data
Dr. Fred Faxvog, Emprimus
 
 
Private Sector Finance and Capital Markets for Resilient Community Infrastructure
Jeff Weiss, Cochairman and Managing Director, Distributed Sun
 
 
Key Operational Space Weather Facts and the Action Plan
Mr. William (Bill) Murtagh, Assistant Director for Space Weather at the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy
 
 
FEMA Perspective on the New Space Weather Strategy and Action Plan
Hon. Craig Fugate, FEMA Administrator
This includes a presentation of the Triple Threat Power Grid Exercise to the FEMA Director and his acceptance of it.
 
 
Cyber Threat to Critical Infrastructure
Paul Joyal, former InfraGard National Board member
Brett Leatherman, Assistant Chief of the FBI Cyber Division

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