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Leading Experts Will Address Cyberspace Threats and Solutions at Cyber 1.4 Conference

04/03/2014

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (April 3, 2014) - The Space Foundation has secured dynamic featured speakers for its Cyber 1.4 conference, to be held May 19 at The Broadmoor Hotel in Colorado Springs, Colo., USA. Leading presenters are:

  • Maj. Gen. James K. "Kevin" McLaughlin, USAF, Commander, 24th Air Force and Air Forces Cyber
  • Maj. Gen. Craig S. Olson, USAF, Program Executive Officer for C3I and Networks, Hanscom Air Force Base, Mass.
  • Congressman Lamar Smith (R-TX), Chairman of the United States House Committee on Science, Space and Technology

This annual cyberspace conference is for anyone with responsibility for the cyber domain, whether government policymaker, industry executive, military cyber professional or practitioner at any level. Cyber 1.4 precedes the official opening of the Space Foundation's 30th Space Symposium, also at The Broadmoor.

Other Cyber 1.4 speakers include:

  • Jandria Alexandria, Principal Director, Cyber Security Subdivision, Aerospace Corporation
  • Richard Bejtlich, Chief Security Strategist, FireEye
  • Thomas Gardner, Ph.D., Chief Technology Officer, Scitor Corporation
  • Kristina Harrington, Director of Signals Intelligence Directorate, National Reconnaissance Office
  • Dewey Houck, Vice President and General Manager, Information Solutions, The Boeing Company
  • Jeffrey C. Snyder, Vice President of Cyber Programs, Raytheon

Some Cyber 1.4 panel topics include:

  • "No Longer Taboo? The Need for Open Discussion about Cyber Deterrence and Offense"
  • "Friends and Allies Working Together in the Cyber Domain"
  • "Acquisition, Command and Control at the Speed of Light"
  • "Emerging Trends in Cyber Ops and Protocols"
  • "We're All in This Together: a Shared Stake in a More Secure Cyber Domain"

Registration Includes a Full Day of Networking, Meals and Presentations
In addition to a full day of speakers and panel discussions, the Cyber 1.4 registration fee includes:

  • A networking breakfast at 7:00 a.m., co-sponsored by Booz Allen Hamilton
  • Featured speaker Congressman Lamar Smith (R-TX), Chairman of the United States House Committee on Science, Space and Technology
  • The Cyber 1.4 luncheon, featuring Maj. Gen. James K. "Kevin" McLaughlin, USAF, Commander, 24th Air Force and Air Forces Cyber
  • A concluding networking reception

Register Now
The Space Symposium and Cyber 1.4 website provides information in 71 languages, and includes the complete agenda and speakers list, plus registration information. Register now for either Cyber 1.4 or the 30th Space Symposium, or save money by registering for both together at www.SpaceSymposium.org.

For the convenience of registrants, Cyber 1.4 check-in on site will be available on Sunday, May 18, from 4:00 - 7:00 p.m. in the Boeing Exhibit Center Foyer, and beginning at 6:00 a.m. on Monday, May 19, in both Boeing Exhibit Center Foyer and in Broadmoor West.

Co-sponsors
a.i. solutionsAeroflex Microelectronic Solutions; Aerojet RocketdyneAirbus Group, Inc.ArianespaceATKBall Aerospace & Technologies Corp.; Booz Allen HamiltonColorado Space Business Roundtable (CSBR); El Pomar Foundation; Exelis; Government Executive Media Group; Inmarsat; Intelsat General CorporationLockheed MartinMetiSpace Technologies, Inc.Millennium Engineering and Integration CompanyMoog Inc.Northrop Grumman; Orbital Technologies Corporation (ORBITEC); PAERaytheonScitor Corporation; Secure World Foundation; SES Government Solutions; SLS and Orion Industry Team; Space Generation Advisory Council (SGAC); SpaceXSpincraftSSLStellar Solutions,Inc.; The Boeing CompanyThe SI OrganizationUnited Launch Alliance; and Universities Space Research Association (USRA)Aviation WeekSatNews Publishers; SpaceNews and TechBriefs Media Group are media partners.

About the Space Foundation
Founded in 1983, the Space Foundation is the foremost advocate for all sectors of space, and is a global, nonprofit leader in space awareness activities, educational programs and major industry events, including the annual Space Symposium, all in support of its mission "to advance space-related endeavors to inspire, enable and propel humanity." Space Foundation world headquarters in Colorado Springs, Colo., features a public Discovery Center including the El Pomar Space Gallery and the Northrop Grumman Science Center featuring Science On a Sphere®, and is a member of the American Alliance of Museums. The Space Foundation has a field office in Houston, and from its Washington, D.C., office, conducts government affairs, publishes The Space Report: The Authoritative Guide to Global Space Activity and provides three indexes that track daily U.S. stock market performance of the space industry. Through its Space Certification™ and Space Technology Hall of Fame® programs, the Space Foundation recognizes space-based innovations that have been adapted to improve life on Earth. Visit www.SpaceFoundation.org, follow us on FacebookLinkedIn and Twitter, and read our e-newsletter Space Watch.

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