Future Airborne ISR Symposium

Arlington, VA, United States

The Next Generation ISR Technologies & Capabilities Symposium addresses the urgent demand for more ISR assets, platforms and a continued stride for maintaining advantages over U.S. adversaries. The continual push by the services for diversification & leveraging ISR capabilities by U.S. and our coalition partners, permeates government planning across a broad range of critical missions. Next Gen ISR is a plethora of multi-int & interoperable technologies truly shaping Persistent Global Surveillance, Global Strike, Counter-intelligence/ Counter-terrorism, Maritime Domain Awareness, Space Defense, Anti-Access and the Contested Global Commons.

This incredible forum is an outstanding opportunity for attendees to meet and interact with Key ISR thought leaders from DoD, Government & Industry. Additionally, you will hear from Senior Leaders who are defining requirements and shaping the next generation of ISR and speaking on the most critical ISR issues:

Key Themes include:

  • What are the Latest OSD and Service Next Gen ISR Strategies, Roadmaps, Needs and New Initiatives?
  • What are the key Critical Gaps Needed Now for Providing Actionable Intelligence to Decision Makers and the Warfighter?
  • How will Next Generation ISR address multi-sensor data fusion technologies across organizations and platforms and diverse operating environments?
  • What are Needs & Challenges for Integrating All-Source Intelligence to meet Robust Next Gen ISR Intelligence Production requirements?
  • What are the needs & Requirements of the Future Force to incorporate an Automated and Secure PED data collection process at the Tactical Level?

Who Will You Meet

Some of the titles who have attended past events
  • CEOs/COOs/CIOs
  • Presidents/Vice Presidents
  • Principles
  • General Managers
  • Commanding Officers
  • Directors
  • Deputy Directors
  • Branch Chiefs
  • Research Directors
  • Business Development Managers
  • Sr . Marketing Managers
  • Sr. Managers, Federal Accounts
  • Sr. Analysts
  • Sales Directors
  • Principal Scientists
  • Program Managers
  • Project Managers
  • Product Managers
  • Program Analyst
  • Aerospace Engineers
  • Mechanical Engineers
  • Systems Engineers
  • Flight Operations Managers
  • Test Engineers
  • Engineering Leads
  • C4ISR Leads

Guest Speakers Include:

  • D. Guy Jordan, Acting Director of Intelligence,HQ, United States Marine Corps,Intelligence Division
  • Frank Konieczny, Senior Level Executive, Chief Technology Officer, Office of Information Dominance and Chief Information Officer, Office of the Secretary of the Air Force, the Pentagon
  • Jeff Lessner, Senior Director of  National Programs, Hughes Network Systems, Defense and Intelligence Systems
  • Terry Mitchell, SES, Director, Intelligence Futures, Deputy Chief of Staff, G-2, HQ DOA
  • Chuck Gassert, Defense Intelligence Information Enterprise (DI2E), Global ISR Knowledge Management Integrated Projects Team Chair, Office of Naval Intelligence Liaison for PMW-120
  • David ("Nark") Narkevicius, Senior Staff Advisor, Office of the Secretary of Defense/Chief Information Officer(OSD/CIO), C4III, OASD NII
  • Brian "Shaggy" O'Shea, (USAF-ret), United States Message Text Format (USMTF) CCB Chairman, Electronics Engineer, Defense Information Systems (DISA). Development & Business Center
  • CAPTAIN (USN-ret) TED VENABLE, CNT/UAS Program  Manager at Commander, U.S. Fourth Fleet Counter Illicit Trafficking PM (COMUSNAVSO/C4F)
  • Colonel Greg "T-Rex" Nita, USAF, Division Chief, Reconnaissance Operations, A2XO
  • Major Chase "MILK TOAST" Thompson, USMC, UAS Capabilities Integration Officer, HQMC Capabilities Development & Integration
  • Dr. Guna Seetharaman, Senior Scientist, Science & Technology for Advanced Computing Concepts, Naval Research Lab
  • Lt Col (USAF-ret) Craig "Quizmo" Brown, Support Contractor, Air Force Research Lab/RYZT Blue Guardian
  • Colonel (USAF-ret) Gregory Power, PhD., Liaison for Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense Emerging Capability and Prototyping and the joint Capability technology Demonstration Program (S&T) Office, USINDOPACOM
  • Dr. Linton Wells II, Executive Advisor for the Center of Excellence in Command, Control, Communications, Computing, Intelligence and Cyber, George Mason University, former Director of the Center for Technology and National Security Policy, National Defense University
  • Lt Col Ryan "Fast" Typolt, USAF, Commander, 29th Attack Squadron, 49th Operations Group, Holloman AFB
  • Dr. Brian Mazanec, Acting Director, Government Accountability Office (GAO), International Affairs and Trade
  • LT Kenny Miltenberger, U.S. Coast Guard Headquarters (CG-7611), Enterprise Mobility, Short Range Communications


Hilton Arlington, VA
950 North Stafford Street
Arlington, VA 22203