or
Monday, May 17, 2021

Subject to change. Updated as of 4/23/2021. All times listed are EDT.

Time
Location
12:30 - 12:35 pm
Gen Hawk Carlisle, USAF (Ret)
President and CEO, National Defense Industrial Association  
12:30 - 6:00 pm
12:35 - 1:35 pm
William Innes
Deputy Director of Acquisition, USSOCOM  
1:35 - 1:45 pm
1:45 - 2:45 pm
David Breede
PEO Special Reconnaissance, USSOCOM  
2:45 - 3:15 pm
3:15 - 4:15 pm
Moderator: Col Eric Obergfell, USAF
Director, Procurement, USSOCOM
Michael Buchko, Jr.
Vice President, MCP Computer Products, Inc.
Ryan Tintner
Vice President, Digital Transformation, Northrop Grumman
Tomek Rys
Director, Business Development, Communications & Airspace Management Systems (CAMS), Raytheon Intelligence and Space (RI&S)
Jon Grisar
Co-Founder and Director of Technology, Liberty Alliance
Michael McCormack
Founder and CEO, Eolian
 
4:15 - 4:45 pm
Gayle Tzemach Lemmon
Chief Marketing Officer, Rebellion Defense
 
4:45 - 5:00 pm
Sponsored by: Boeing  
5:00 - 6:00 pm
Media members must RSVP to participate by contacting Evamarie Socha at esocha@NDIA.org. Media roundtables are not open to nonmedia SOFIC participants.  
5:00 - 6:00 pm
Spencer Baker
Director, Acquisition Agility, USSOCOM  
6:00 pm
Gen Hawk Carlisle, USAF (Ret)
President & CEO, National Defense Industrial Association  
Tuesday, May 18, 2021

Subject to change. Updated as of 4/23/2021. All times listed are EDT.

Time
Location
9:00 - 9:10 am
Gen Hawk Carlisle, USAF (Ret)
President & CEO, National Defense Industrial Association
Jane Castor
Mayor, Tampa, FL  
9:00 - 11:30 am
Rotary Wing, Fixed Wing, Maritime, SOF Warrior, and Services  
9:00 am - 6:00 pm
9:10 - 10:10 am
Lisa Sanders
Director, Science & Technology, USSOCOM  
10:10 - 10:30 am
10:30 - 11:30 am
COL Paul Weizer, USA
PEO SOF Digital Applications, USSOCOM  
11:30 - 11:45 am
11:45 am - 12:45 pm
Mr. James Smith
Acquisition Executive, USSOCOM  
12:45 - 1:00 pm
Sponsored by: Boeing  
1:00 - 2:00 pm
Deborah Woods
PEO Command, Control, Communications and Computers (C4), USSOCOM  
1:00 - 2:00 pm
Rotary Wing, Fixed Wing, Maritime, SOF Warrior, and Services  
2:00 - 2:15 pm
Sponsored by: Boeing  
2:15 - 3:15 pm
GEN Richard Clarke, USA
Commanding General, USSOCOM  
3:15 - 3:45 pm
3:30 - 4:45 pm
Rotary Wing, Fixed Wing, Maritime, SOF Warrior, and Services  
3:45 - 4:45 pm
COL Joe Blanton, USA
PEO SOF Support Activity (SOFSA), USSOCOM  
4:45 pm
Gen Hawk Carlisle, USAF (Ret)
President & CEO, National Defense Industrial Association  
5:00 - 6:00 pm
Moderator: Gen Hawk Carlisle, USAF (Ret)
President & CEO, National Defense Industrial Association
Mr. James Smith
Acquisition Executive, USSOCOM
Col Eric Obergfell, USAF
Director, Procurement, USSOCOM
Chris Harrington
Director, Office of Small Business Programs, USSOCOM

Pre-registration required.  
5:00 - 6:00 pm
Science & Technology, SOF Digital Applications, Special Reconniassance, and Command, Control, Communications and Computers (C4)

Media members must RSVP to participate by contacting Evamarie Socha at esocha@NDIA.org. Media roundtables are not open to nonmedia SOFIC participants.  
6:00 pm
Gen Hawk Carlisle, USAF (Ret)
President & CEO, National Defense Industrial Association  
Wednesday, May 19, 2021

Subject to change. Updated as of 4/23/2021. All times listed are EDT.

Time
Location
8:55 - 9:00 am
Gen Hawk Carlisle, USAF (Ret)
President & CEO, National Defense Industrial Association  
9:00 - 10:00 am
Geoffrey Downer
PEO Rotary Wing, USSOCOM  
9:00 - 10:00 am
Science & Technology, SOF Digital Applications, C4, SOFSA, and Special Reconnaissance  
9:00 am - 6:00 pm
10:00 - 10:15 am
Sponsored by: iDirect Government  
10:15 - 11:15 am
Ms. Stacy Cummings
Performing the Duties of the Under Secretary of Defense for Acquisition & Sustainment (USD(A&S)), DoD

Moderator: Ms. Kelly Hughes
Senior Acquisition Analyst, Program, Budget and Acquisition, Secretariat for Special Operations (SSO), DoD  
11:15 - 11:45 am
11:30 am - 12:30 pm
Science & Technology, SOF Digital Applications, C4, SOFSA, and Special Reconnaissance  
11:45 am - 12:45 pm
Col Kenneth Kuebler, USAF
PEO Fixed Wing, USSOCOM  
12:45 - 1:00 pm
1:00 - 2:00 pm
Moderator: Gen Hawk Carlisle, USAF (Ret)
President & CEO, National Defense Industrial Association

LTG Francis Beaudette, USA
Commanding General, U.S. Army Special Operations Command
RADM H. Wyman Howard, III, USN
Commander, Naval Special Warfare Command
Lt Gen James Slife, USAF
Commander, Air Force Special Operations Command
MajGen James Glynn, USMC
Commander, Marine Forces Special Operations Command
 
2:00 - 2:15 pm
Sponsored by: iDirect Government  
2:15 - 3:15 pm
CAPT Randy Slaff, USN
PEO Maritime, USSOCOM  
2:15 - 4:30 pm
Science & Technology, SOF Digital Applications, C4, SOFSA, and Special Reconnaissance  
3:15 - 3:40 pm
3:40 - 4:40 pm
COL Joel Babbitt, USA
PEO SOF Warrior, USSOCOM  
4:40 - 4:50 pm
4:50 - 5:50 pm
Ms. Katie Arrington
Chief Information Security Officer for Acquisition and Sustainment (CISO(A&S))
 
5:50 pm
Gen Hawk Carlisle, USAF (Ret)
President & CEO, National Defense Industrial Association  
5:00 - 6:00 pm
Rotary Wing, Fixed Wing, Maritime, SOF Warrior

Media members must RSVP to participate by contacting Evamarie Socha at esocha@NDIA.org. Media roundtables are not open to nonmedia SOFIC participants.  
Thursday, May 20, 2021

Subject to change. Updated as of 4/23/2021. All times listed are EDT.

Time
Location
8:55 - 9:00 am
Gen Hawk Carlisle, USAF (Ret)
President and CEO, National Defense Industrial Association  
9:00 - 10:00 am
Ted Koufas
PEO Services, USSOCOM  
9:00 am - 2:00 pm
10:00 - 10:15 am
Sponsored by: iDirect Government  
10:15 - 11:15 am
Dr. Lisa Costa
Director, Communications Systems and Chief Information Officer, USSOCOM
COL Joe Pishock, USA
COO SOCOM Network and Services, USSOCOM
Mr. Mike Langlois
Chief, CIO Division, J65, USSOCOM
CW5 Robert Byrd, USA
Chief Enterprise Engineer, USSOCOM  
11:15 - 11:45 am
11:45 am - 12:15 pm
Satya Nadella
Chief Executive Officer, Microsoft Corporation

GEN Richard Clarke, USA
Commanding General, USSOCOM  
12:15 - 1:00 pm
1:00 - 2:00 pm
Thomas Kenney
Chief Data Officer/Director, SOF AI, USSOCOM  
2:00 - 2:05 pm
Gen Hawk Carlisle, USAF (Ret)
President & CEO, National Defense Industrial Association  
2:00 - 5:00 pm
Rotary Wing, Fixed Wing, Maritime, SOF Warrior, and SOFSA  
2:00 - 5:00 pm
Science & Technology, SOF Digital Applications, C4, Services, Special Reconnaissance, and OSB  
Friday, May 21, 2021

Subject to change. Updated as of 4/23/2021. All times listed are EDT.

Time
Location
8:00 am - 11:45 am
Rotary Wing, Fixed Wing, Maritime, SOF Warrior, and SOFSA  
8:00 am - 11:45 am
Science & Technology, SOF Digital Applications, C4, Services, Special Reconnaissance, and OSB