10th Annual Warfighter IT Day

Innovation and Cyber for the Warfighter Today and Tommorow  

AFCEA NOVA is proud to host our 10th Annual Joint Warfighter IT Day on Thursday, March 30, 2017, at the Sheraton Tysons Hotel. This one-day conference provides an unparalleled opportunity to hear from and meet senior military and civilian leaders from OSD, the Combatant Commands, the Military Services, and DoD Agencies.

The top-tier list of senior speakers includes:

  • CIOs from DOD, USAF, and DISA
  • Top acquisition leaders from OSD, COCOMs, and Joint and Service PEOs
  • Operations leaders from Joint Staff and the National Counterterrorism Center

These experienced leaders are expected to address:

  • Their largest warfighting challenges
  • Expectation for solutions from Information Technology and the IT community
  • Efforts to increase the speed of acquisition while improving efficiency and effectiveness
  • New and continuing efforts to spur innovation throughout their organizations and ultimately to the battlefield
  • Successes and challenges of a mutually supportive partnership with industry to support the warfighter
  • Trends in cybersecurity, cloud, mobility, architecture, automation, data analysis and so much more!

This event also provides an opportunity for Small Businesses that is unequalled in the National Capital Region. Participating Small Business are invited to to present their capabilities to other firms, both Large and Small, in a dedicated networking session. In addition to Large Businesses looking to form partnerships with small businesses, we will have several representatives from government Small Business Offices in attendance.


Join us on 30 March to engage with these senior DOD leaders as they share their insights into current issues, priorities, philosophies, directives and goals that are driving warfighter support systems planning, acquisition, and sustainment. This is an outstanding opportunity to personally meet these senior Defense leaders and to "plant the seeds" for future visits to their staffs. Additionally, you will learn what other companies are doing with these warfighter agencies, which can foster partnership opportunities.


Given today’s strategic and budgetary challenges and the ever-increasing pace of technological innovation, the 10th Annual AFCEA NOVA Joint Warfighter IT Day is a must-attend conference.

Speaker and Presenter Information

Brigadier General Dennis A. Crall

Director C4 / CIO of the Marine Corps, Marine Corps

Brigadier General Crall assumed the duties of Director – Command, Control, Communications, Computers (C4), Headquarters Marine Corps / Chief Information Officer (CIO) of the Marine Corps on July 21, 2015. A native of South Carolina, he graduated from the University of South Carolina and was commissioned in 1987.


Ms. Kathy Cutler

Director, DLA Information Operations and Chief Information Officer, Defense Logistics Agency

Ms. Kathy Cutler became the Director of Information Operations (J6) and Chief Information Officer for DLA May 14, 2012. Ms. Cutler is responsible for all agency information technology activities across the worldwide J6 enterprise. She is also responsible for the agency’s logistics information operations that include DoD logistics cataloging, electronic routing of DoD logistics transactions, and document automation and production services.Previously, she served as the Deputy Commander of DLA Aviation, a field activity of DLA located in Richmond, Va., where she served since August 2008.


Mr. Vincent Sritapan

Program Manager in the Cyber Security Division (CSD) for the Homeland Security, Advanced Research Projects Agency at DHS S&T, Department of Homeland Security

Vincent Sritapan is a Program Manager in the Cyber Security Division (CSD) for the Homeland Security Advanced Research Projects Agency at DHS S&T.

Expected Number of Attendees


Relevant Government Agencies

Air Force, Army, Intelligence Agencies, DOD & Military, Dept of Homeland Security, GSA, Coast Guard, Federal Government

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Thu, Mar 30, 2017, 8:00am - 5:00pm

Sheraton Tysons Corner
8661 Leesburg Pike
Vienna, VA 22181
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