THURSDAY, MARCH 3, 2022

Welcome Remarks 
AFA Chairman and CMSAF #14 Gerald R. Murray, USAF (Ret.)
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One Team, One Fight
The Honorable Frank Kendall, 26th Secretary of the Air Force
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China: The Pacing Challenge
Gen Kenneth Wilsbach, USAF, Commander, Pacific Air Forces
Lt. Gen. B. Chance Saltzman, USSF, Deputy Chief of Space Operations for Operations, Cyber, and Nuclear
Moderator: Lt Gen Bruce Wright, USAF (Ret)
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Combat Air and Space Forces in the Fight
Gen. Mark D. Kelly, USAF, Commander, Air Combat Command
Lt. Gen. Stephen N. Whiting, Commander, Space Operations Command
Moderator: Maj Gen Doug Raaberg, USAF (Ret)
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Airmen and Guardians in the Fight
Gen. Charles Q. “CQ” Brown, Jr., USAF, Chief of Staff of the U.S. Air Force
Gen. John W. “Jay” Raymond, USSF, Chief of Space Operations
Moderator: Gen John Jumper, USAF (Ret)
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Strategic Competition in the European Theater
Lt. Gen. David A. Deptula, USAF (Ret.) Dean of the Mitchell Institute for Aerospace Studies
Lt. Gen. Bruce “Orville” Wright, USAF (Ret.), President, Air Force Association
Maj. Gen. Kimberly Crider, USAF (Ret.)    
Moderator: Air Commodore J. J. Attridge, RAF, OBE MSc Air and Space Attaché to the United States
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Battle Management (ABMS/JADC2)
Ron Fehlen, Vice President and General Manager, Air Force Programs, Broadband Communications Systems, L3Harris Technologies
James Dorrell, Vice President, Advanced Battle Management Systems (ABMS), Lockheed Martin
Lanny Merkel, Director, JADC2 Capabilities Mission Systems, Collins Aerospace
Moderator: Brig. Gen. Jeffery D. Valenzia, USAF
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Digital Engineering / Advanced Manufacturing 
Rear Adm. Mike Manazir, USN (Ret.) Vice President, Boeing Global Services, Business Development
Ryan Tintner, Vice President, Digital Transformation, Northrop Grumman
David Stagney, Senior Director of GATORWORKS Agile Product & Technology Development, Pratt & Whitney Military Engines
Moderator: Dr Lisa Costa, USSF
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The Threats Come Home
Gen. James H. Dickinson, USA, Commander, U.S. Space Command
Gen. Glen D. VanHerck, USAF, Commander, U.S. Northern Command and North American Aerospace Defense Command
Moderator: Lt Gen David Deptula, USAF (Ret)
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Unmanned & Autonomous Systems
Krystle J. Carr, Senior Director, Autonomous Aviation and Technology, Boeing Defense, Space & Security
Tony Bacarella, Vice President of Advanced Programs, Elbit Systems of America
Chris Pehrson, Vice President for Special Programs, General Atomics Aeronautical Systems
Moderator: AIR CDRE John Haly, RAAF, Australian Air & Space Attaché
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Data Management (AI/Cloud/Analytics)
Bill Ommert, Engineering Fellow, General Dynamics Mission Systems
Chad Haferbier, Vice President, Multi-Domain Operations Division, Leidos
Bob Ritchie, Vice President of Software, SAIC
Moderator: Lauren Knausenberger, USAF, SAF/CN
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Joint Distributed Ops: Regional Commitments and Security 
Vice Adm. James Malloy, USN, Deputy Commander, U.S. Central Command
Lt. Gen. Gregory M. Guillot, USAF, Commander, Ninth Air Force (Air Forces Central)
Col. Anthony Mastalir, USSF, Commander, United States Space Forces Central
Moderator: Maj Gen Doug Raaberg, USAF (Ret)
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Special Operations in the Peer Fight
Lt. Gen.  James C. “Jim” Slife, USAF, Commander, Air Force Special Operations Command
Lt Gen Bauernfeind, USSOCOM Vice Commander
Moderator: Col Stu Pettis, USAF (Ret)
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Munitions of Tomorrow
Dr. John D. Corley, Ordnance Sciences CTC Lead, AFRL Munitions Directorate
Lt. Gen. David A. Deptula, USAF (Ret.), Dean, Mitchell Institute
Col. Mark Gunzinger, USAF (Ret.), Director, Future Aerospace Concepts and Capability Assessments, Mitchell Institute
Moderator: Maj Gen Larry Stutzreim, USAF (Ret)
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Nuclear Deterrence and Global Stability
Lt. Gen. Thomas A. Bussiere, Deputy Commander, United States Strategic Command
Gen. Anthony Cotton, USAF, Commander, Air Force Global Strike Command
Moderator: Lt Gen David Deptula, USAF (Ret) 
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Space Superiority
Bryan “Stu” Eberhardt, Senior Director, Global Sales & Marketing, Satellites Space and Launch, Defense, Space & Security, Boeing
Jeff Schrader, Vice President, Space and C2 Requirements & Capabilities, Raytheon Technologies
Sherman Johns, Director of Space Strategy and Growth, SAIC
Moderator: Lt Gen Michael Guetlein, USSF
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Long-Range Precision Strike 
Brig. Gen. Bob Edmonds, USAF (Ret.), Senior Vice President, Marketing, Elbit Systems of America
Peter J. Rubcic, Director, Systems Analysis and Simulation, Northrop Grumman Aeronautics Systems
Lt. Gen. Michael Moeller, USAF (Ret.), Vice President Integrated Customer Solutions, Pratt & Whitney Military Engines
Moderator: Maj Gen John Nichols, HAF SAF/AQP
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Keynote: Accelerating AI 
Eric Schmidt
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FRIDAY, MARCH 4, 2022

Leadership and Our Enlisted Force Preparing for War
CMSAF JoAnne S. Bass, Chief Master Sergeant of the Air Force
CMSSF Roger Towberman, Chief Master Sergeant of the Space Force
Moderator: CMSAF #14 Gerald Murray, USAF (Ret)
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Space Innovations: Key Technologies
Dr. Lisa Costa, USSF, Chief Technology and Innovation Officer
Nicholas Bucci, Vice President, Defense Systems and Technologies, General Atomics Electromagnetic Systems
Frank DeMauro, Vice President and General Manager, Strategic Deterrent Systems, Northrop Grumman Space Systems
Moderator: Lt Gen David Deptula, USAF (Ret)
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Nuclear Modernization
Christine Jeseritz, Director, Nuclear Command, Control, and Communications (NC3), Lockheed Martin
Paul Ferraro, President, Air Power, Raytheon Missiles & Defense
Jim Kowalski, Vice President and Corporate Lead Executive, USAF Customer Relations Team, Northrop Grumman
Moderator: Lt Gen James Dawkins, USAF, A10 
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Cyber Operations and the Joint Fight
Lt. Gen. Timothy D. Haugh, USAF, Commander, 16th Air Force
Vice Adm. Ross Myers, USN, Commander, Fleet Cyber Command
Maj. Gen. William J. Hartman, USA, Commander, Cyber National Mission Force
Moderator: Lt Gen Mary O'Brien, USAF
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ISR / Remote Sensing
Brad Reeves, Director, C4ISR, Elbit Systems of America
Mike Shortsleeve, Sector Vice President, General Atomics Aeronautical Systems
Luke D. Savoie, President, Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance, L3Harris Technologies  
Moderator: Maj Gen Leah Lauderback, USSF 
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Air and Missile Defense
Maj. Gen. (Ret) Jon Norman, VP of Air Power Requirements & Capabilities, Raytheon Technologies
Garret Johnson, Precision Guidance & Sensing Systems Technology Director, BAE Systems
Moderator: Maj Gen David Harris, USAF
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The Future of Unmanned Military Airpower
Lt. Gen. Joseph T. Guastella Jr., USAF, Deputy Chief of Staff for Operations
Steve Fendley, President, Unmanned Systems Division, Kratos
David R. Alexander, President, General Atomics Aeronautical Systems, Inc. 
Moderator: Maj Gen Larry Stutzreim, USAF (Ret)
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EMS (Electromagnetic spectrum) Warfare
Paul K. Turner, Principal Product Development Engineer, AT&T Public Sector
Lisa Aucoin, Vice President of F-35 Solutions, BAE Systems
Andy Lowery, Chief Product Officer, Epirus
Moderator: Col William Young, Jr., PhD, Commander, 350th Spectrum, Warfare Wing
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Guard & Reserve: Ready and Willing
Lt. Gen. Michael A. Loh, Director, Air National Guard
Maj. Gen. John P. Healy, Deputy to the Chief of Air Force Reserve
Maj. Gen. Daryl Bohac, USAF, Adjutant General, Nebraska National Guard
Moderator: Heather Penney
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From Warfighter Requirements to Operational Capability
Gen. Arnold W.  Bunch Jr., USAF, Commander, Air Force Materiel Command
Lt. Gen. Michael A. Guetlein, USSF, Commander, Space Systems Command
Randall G. Walden, USAF, Director and Program Executive Officer for the Department of the Air Force Rapid Capabilities Office
Moderator: Gen Lester Lyles, USAF (Ret)
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Warfighter Training and Readiness
Lt. Gen. Marshall B. “Brad” Webb, USAF, Commander, Air Education and Training Command
Brig. Gen. Shawn Bratton, USSF, Commander, Space Training and Readiness Command
Moderator: Maj Gen Doug Raaberg, USAF (Ret)
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Withdrawal from Afghanistan: Lessons for the Future
Brig. Gen. Daniel A. DeVoe, USAF, Commander, 618th Air Operations Center
Col. Colin McClaskey, USAF, Deputy Commander, 821st Contingency Response Group
Col. Gregory Cyrus, USAF, Commander, 621st Contingency Response Group   
Moderator: Lt Col Joshua Holaday, USAF
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SPARK TANK
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