DoD Information Warfare Symposium

Leveraging the Convergence of EW & Cyber Technologies for Information

- March 24-25, 2021- Alexandria, VA, United States

Our 3rd Annual Information Warfare Symposium is designed as an educational, training "Town Hall" style forum, where thought leaders and key policy-makers across military services, government agencies, acquisition authorities, academia & industry will be brought together for actionable discussions and debate on how advances in electronic warfare and cyber technologies are transforming the modern battlefield operations & enhancing joint efforts towards winning the information war.

Topics of Discussion:

  • Developing CYBERCOM's Approach to Defend Forward & Prepare for Influence Operations in the Form of Information Warfare
  • Integrating EW technologies to transform modern battlefield operations & maintain technological superiority in the era of Great Power Competition
  • Leading Army's efforts to build new formations & skills to better compete against adversaries in the information environment
  • Utilizing information warfare operations across the Fleet to provide speed for advantage
  • Achieving information warfare outcomes across the conflict continuum to ensure a more agile, lethal Air Force
  • Creating a synergy in the information environment through the combining Space & Cyber capabilities for a competitive MAGTF advantage
  • Advancing information warfare dominance through Joint Electromagnetic Spectrum Operations
  • Fielding area-wide & targeted Cyber/Electromagnetic Activities (CEMA) effects for the Soldier at the tactical edge

Why You Should Attend This Symposium:

The current strategy calls for the DoD is to continue to ramp up investments in electronic warfare. Administration requests for research funding for unclassified electronic warfare capabilities have increased from $4.9 billion in fiscal 2019 to $5.5 billion for 2021. There will be a continued focus on using information warfare methods to disrupt & stop the spread of disinformation by the adversary, whether it be in the battlespace or to combat attempted interference in U.S. Elections. The Information Warfare Symposium will focus on initiatives from each of the services as to how they are utilizing electronic warfare capabilities & information warfare to enable a strategic decision advantage for the Warfighter & Combatant Commanders at the operational and tactical levels.

Senior Leaders at this forum will detail how EW & Cyber operations can enable the Warfighter to be successful in contested information environments, and alert them to where adversaries are operating. They will also explain their efforts to ensure persistent engagement & more effectively execute electronic warfare & information operations into all-domain operations. This event will offer insight into & give industry the opportunity to learn where they can assist the DoD on developing new technologies to increase agility & lethality of the Force. Attendees will hear of the push amongst the Services for collaborative efforts to ensure there is effective training & equipping of cyber/information operators to decisively deter, compete, & win in the information environment. Additionally, a panel discussion at this Symposium will examine innovative ideas & technologies, such as AI, that are being implemented by the DoD JAIC & others to support the future of information warfare.

Our team specializes in the extensive research and development of our Symposiums' content and focus areas. We assemble the most respected minds in the manufacturing and acquisition communities, as well as the key policymakers across military and civilian offices. Our non-partisan approach allows us to reach across all services and organizations to bring together a truly holistic group of decision-makers and solution providers.

Exhibit and Sponsorship Information:

The Information Warfare Symposium provides opportunities including exhibit space, round table discussions, product demonstrations, and networking receptions.

Download the Sponsorship and Exhibiting Prospectus Here

2021 Early Confirmed Speakers Include:

  • VADM Jeffrey E. Trussler, USN, Deputy Chief of Naval Operations for Information Warfare, Director of Naval Intelligence
  • Lt Gen Timothy D. Haugh, USAF, Commander, 16th Air Force (Air Forces Cyber)
  • VADM Ross Myers, USN, Commander, U.S. Fleet Cyber Command/U.S. 10th Fleet
  • MajGen Matthew Glavy, USMC, Commander, MARFORCYBER & MARFORSPACE
  • Terence G. Emmert, SES, Principal Deputy Director of Defense Research and Engineering for Advanced Capabilities, OUSD (R&E)
  • RADM Kathleen Creighton, USN, Director, Warfare Integration DirectorateN2/N6F, Office of the Chief of Naval Operations
  • RADM Michael P. Ryan, USCG, Cyber Commander, U.S. Coast Guard

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Venue

Mary M. Gates Learning Center
701 N Fairfax St, 22314
Alexandria, VA, USA

PARKING:
There is NO parking available at the Conference Center, and street parking is limited to 2 hours.

Parking is available for a fee nearby at:
Waterfront At Old Town (One block away)
226 Montgomery St
Alexandria, VA 22314, US
$11 Daily Max – CASH ONLY

Canal Center (Three blocks away)
44 Canal Center Plaza
Alexandria, VA 22314
$10 Daily Max

Washington Square (Four blocks away)
652 Wythe St
Alexandria, VA 22314
$13 Daily Max

Please Note: Parking is NO LONGER AVAILABLE at the former Crowne Plaza Hotel (901 N. Fairfax St., Alexandria, VA)

Hotel Rooms are available at a discounted rate at:
SHERATON SUITES OLD TOWN ALEXANDRIA
801 North St. Asaph Street, Alexandria, VA 22314
Hotel Discount Reservation Link
(Two walking blocks to venue)