Agenda

All times ET and subject to change

12:00 PM ET

Tuesday, September 21

GovExec TV

Accelerating Army Modernization

Description

From the ever expanding threat landscape to the prevalence of remote work, there is a critical need to transform the U.S Army’s network and communication systems. A modern environment provides the updated networking, cybersecurity, and work capabilities required for mission success at a global level. During this digital event on September 21, WWT will sit down with U.S. Army leaders at TechNet Augusta to discuss accelerating digital transformation, such as software-defined networks and a Zero Trust architecture, and expanding the service’s ability to support more secure and robust technology modernization at an enterprise scale.

On Demand

1:00 PM ET

Tuesday, September 21

Main Stage

Opening Remarks

George Jackson, Executive Producer, GovExec TV

Description

Welcome to Accelerating Army Modernization

On Demand

1:01 PM ET

Tuesday, September 21

Interview

1:1 Fireside Chat/Lt. Gen. Bob Ferrell

Lt. Gen. Bob Ferrell (USA, ret.), Vice President, Public Sector Strategy, World Wide Technology

Description

As the Army continues to push IT modernization, we’ll take a closer look at how industry
partners can contribute to a new era of strategic competition. In this fireside chat, Lt. Gen. Bob
Ferrell (USA, ret.) discusses the foundation he helped build and the Army’s path toward the
future of warfare.

On Demand

1:08 PM ET

Tuesday, September 21

Interview

LTG Morrison 1:1 Interview

Lt. Gen. John Morrison, Jr., Deputy Chief of Staff, G-6, U.S. Army

George Jackson, Executive Producer, GovExec TV

Description

The successful consolidating of tactical networks is critical for mission success across a
variety of Army domains. Unified network integration will combine current, evolving, and future
technologies by leveraging emerging tech and threat intelligence to evolve warfighting
capabilities. It will also provide modern support to the soldier of the future. How will the Army
use tactical network integration and what will it look like? The G-6’s Deputy Chief of Staff, Lt.
Gen. John Morrison, breaks it all down.

On Demand

1:25 PM ET

Tuesday, September 21

Panel

MG Barrett and Gus Mendiola Panel Discussion

Maj. Gen. Maria Barrett, Commanding General, NETCOM, U.S. Army

Gustavo Mendiola, Account Manager, Army Enterprise and National Guard Region, Cisco Systems

George Jackson, Executive Producer, GovExec TV

Description

Maj. Gen. Maria Barrett and Gus Mendiola continue the conversation on unified network
integration -- including barriers to innovation, IT infrastructure needs, the role of culture plays in
larger modernization efforts, and how difficult some of these challenges can be to implement.

On Demand

1:42 PM ET

Tuesday, September 21

Panel

BG Paul Craft and Rick Piña Panel Discussion

Brig. Gen. Paul Craft, Commandant, U.S. Army Cyber School

Rick Piña, Chief Technology Advisor, Public Sector, World Wide Technology

George Jackson, Executive Producer, GovExec TV

Description

Maintaining mission readiness across all domains starts with proper training. Emerging tech --
like AI -- will play an important role in areas like cybersecurity and info-sharing across networks.
But concepts like Zero Trust won’t be leveraged to their full potential without effective training,
partnerships, and communication. Brig. Gen. Paul Craft and Rick Peña discuss best practices in some of those areas for enabling the Army’s modernization journey.

On Demand

1:57 PM ET

Tuesday, September 21

Main Stage

Closing Remarks

George Jackson, Executive Producer, GovExec TV

Description

Thank you for tuning in to Accelerating Army Modernization. 

On Demand