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7:30 am

Coast Guard Breakfast

April 8 @ 7:30 am

Riverview Ballroom

Adm. Karl Schultz, Commandant of the Coast Guard

The global maritime environment is becoming more complex. Great power competition, transnational criminal organizations, rapid technological advancements, cyber threats, and devastating national disasters are straining maritime governance globally. What unique capabilities, authorities, and relationships does the Coast Guard bring to help the Nation confront the strategic challenges of today and tomorrow? With increasing demands for steady-state missions and crisis response at home and abroad, how is the Coast Guard ensuring it will continue to live up to its motto: Semper Paratus – Always Ready?

8:00 am

Maryland BD Exhibits Open

April 8 @ 8:00 am

Maryland BD

9:00 am

Sea Service Personnel Update: Talent Management

April 8 @ 9:00 am

Potomac AB

Mr. Nicholas Clements

Rear Adm. Brad Skillman, USN; Rear Adm. Joanna M. Nunan, USCG; Brig. Gen. Daniel Shipley, USMC; Dr. Shashi Kumar, MARAD

People are the center of the armed services and the most valued asset. However, changing generational norms are creating different expectations for career, family and spouses, so the strategies of yesterday to recruit, train, employ and retain the force will not succeed for the workforce of today or tomorrow. Faced with increasingly complex demands for worldwide operations, how are the armed services maximizing human potential through modernized talent management practices to enhance mission readiness?

Cyber Threats & Strategy

April 8 @ 9:00 am

Potomac D

Mr. David Broyles

Rear Adm. James Butler, USN; Rear Adm. Michael Ryan, USCG; Mr. Gregg Kendrick, USMC

We are in the midst of historic transition in cyberspace, and the threat landscape is evolving rapidly. U.S. sea services and the private sector face persistent, nefarious cyber activity in a highly dynamic threat environment. Panelists will discuss how their organizations are confronting the challenges of defending globally interconnected networks and systems, while building the capabilities to ensure cyber resilience in the future.

Main Exhibit Hall Open

April 8 @ 9:00 am

Prince George's Exhibit Hall

10:45 am

Artificial Intelligence and the Impact to Mission Success

April 8 @ 10:45 am

Potomac D

Mr. Bryan Clark

LtGen Loretta Reynolds, USMC; Rear Adm. David Hahn, USN; Mr. Derek Strausbaugh, Microsoft

How do civil-military partnerships help advance artificial intelligence (AI) development to build a stronger nation and improve lives around the globe? How do we continue to ensure the United States grows and recruits the best and brightest AI developers? How do our adversaries use AI, and what are they trying to achieve?

Illegal, Unreported and Unregulated Fishing

April 8 @ 10:45 am

Potomac C

Ms. Sally Yozell, Senior Fellow, The Stimson Center

Rear Adm. Douglas Fears, USCG; Mr. Tony Long, Global Fishing Watch; Mr. Drew Lawler, NOAA; CAPT Aaron Nye, Royal Australian Navy

Illegal, unreported and unregulated (IUU) fishing is a security, economic and environmental threat with damaging effects for oceans and coastal states around the world. Working with other U.S. government agencies, like-minded foreign partners, regional fisheries management organizations and nongovernmental organizations, the U.S. Coast Guard will provide leadership to protect and promote sovereignty; support cooperative enforcement of international laws; and drive stability, legitimacy and order in the maritime domain.

12:15 pm

Secretary of the Navy Luncheon

April 8 @ 12:15 pm

Potomac AB

The Honorable Thomas Modly, Acting Secretary of the Navy

The era of “Great Power Competition,” fueled by the actions of near-peer competitors in China and Russia, is reshaping the U.S. Navy. Learn more about the Navy’s concepts, capabilities, programming, planning, budgeting and operations to provide integrated American naval power to the force.

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