The 2021 C4ISR and Beyond event will take place on January 28-29 virtually. The theme “Digital Lived and Applied – Core to DND/CAF in effecting C4ISR”, will feature speakers from the Canadian Armed Forces, National Defence, the U.S. Army and industry.

The two-day conference will delve into digital as it relates to C4ISR, networks, and lessons from the US Army on the modernization of their systems.

Below is a list of speakers who will be participating on Day 1 of C4ISR and Beyond.

Master of Ceremonies

  • VAdm Ron Lloyd (Ret’d)

Opening Keynote

  • LGen Michael Rouleau, Vice Chief of the Defence Staff, Canadian Armed Forces

Panel 1 – Digital as core to C4ISR

  • BGen Dave Anderson, Chief of Staff, Canadian Armed Forces
  • LTG Stephen G. Fogarty, Commanding General, U.S. Army Cyber Command
  • Daniel Marquez, National Leader of Digital & Technology Transformation Leadership Practice, Accenture Canada

Presentation – Innovation for Defence Excellence and Security

  • Eric Fournier, Director General, Innovation, IDEaS, Department of National Defence

Panel 2 – Networks in the Digital Age

  • Col Rick Fawcett (Ret’d), Vice President, Defence, ADGA Group Consultants Inc.
  • Bruce Rodin, Vice President Wireless Network, Bell
  • Matthew Kellett, DGIMO/JFCC
  • J Sotropa, Chief Engineer, General Dynamics Mission Systems-Canada
  • John A. Davis, Vice President, Public Sector, Palo Alto Networks

Presentation – US Army Modernization and Project Convergence

  • COL Tobin Magsig, US Army Futures Command
  • Chip Downing, Senior Market Development Director Aerospace and Defense, Real-Time Innovations

Presentation – Tactical Networks as a Service

  • Camdre Kelly Williams (Ret’d), Senior Director Strategy and Government Relations, General Dynamics Mission Systems–Canada
  • Maj Austin Douglas (Ret’d), Capture Manager, General Dynamics Mission Systems–Canada
  • J Sotropa, Chief Engineer, General Dynamics Mission Systems–Canada

Tickets are still available to participate in this two-day event, register today!