POC - 2024 Cyber Summit

2024 Cyber Summit | Potomac Officers Club


In an era defined by the digital revolution, the impact of cyber is pervasive across the federal government, and its reach is continually expanding. As organizations strive for modernization, cyber plays a pivotal role by unlocking immense capabilities, driving efficiency and catalyzing transformation. The Potomac Officers Club’s Annual Cyber Summit features esteemed cyber experts, government leaders and industry visionaries speaking on the dynamic and ever-evolving role of cyber in the public sector. 

DOD's David McKeown and the U.S. Coast Guard's Jason Tama are confirmed to keynote. Topics covered include CMMC, zero trust, supply chain security, cyber resilience, secure information sharing and more.


Thursday, June 06, 2024
7:00am - 3:30pm
Eastern Time Zone


The Ritz-Carlton, Pentagon City
1250 S Hayes St
Arlington, VA 22202


Yasmine Abdillahi

Executive Director, Cybersecurity Governance, Risk and Compliance

Comcast Business

Dr. Curtis Arnold

Chief Scientist, Cyber


Shane Barney

Chief Information Security Officer (CISO)

U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS)

RADM Christopher Bartz

Deputy Chief Information Officer

U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS)

Joshua Black

Deputy Executive Director DoD Cyber Crime Center (DC3)

DOD Cyber Crime Center

David Carroll

Associate Director for Mission Engineering

U.S. Cybersecurity & Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA)

Christopher Cleary

Vice President, Global Cyber Practice


CAPT Michael Cribbs

Deputy Commander, Coast Guard Cyber Command

U.S. Coast Guard (USCG)

Derrick Davis

Director for Industrial Cyber Security, DoD Office of Small Business Programs, OUSD Acquisition & Sustainment,

U.S. Department of Defense (DOD)

James Donlon

Senior Director, Solution Engineering


John Dvorak

Chief Technology Officer, North America Public Sector

Red Hat

Karen Evans

Managing Director

Cyber Readiness Institute

Amy Foy

Vice President, Contracts and Supply Chain


Bill Geimer

Vice President, Cyber Security Solutions


Lt Col Frank Jamerson

Chief, PEO C3BM Enterprise IT & Cyber Integration Chief

U.S. Air Force

Dan Kent

Chief Technology Officer

Red River Technology, LLC

Kelley Kiernan

CISM, Professor of Cybersecurity

Defense Acquisition University

Kathryn Knerler

IC Chief Information Security Officer and Director of the Cyber Security Group

Office of the Director of National Intelligence (ODNI)

Mark Maglin

Vice President, Department of Defense Cybersecurity


David McKeown

Deputy Chief Information Officer for Cybersecurity and Senior Information Security Officer

U.S. Department of Defense (DOD)

Jeanette McMillian

Assistant Director of Supply Chain and Cyber

Office of the Director of National Intelligence (ODNI)

Tim Miller

Global Public Sector Cyber Lead


Michael Molinari

Security Delivery Senior Manager

Accenture Federal Services

Vu Nguyen

Chief Information Security Officer (CISO)

U.S. Department of Justice (DoJ)

Sarah Nur

Associate CIO for Cybersecurity and Chief Information Security Officer (CISO)

U.S. Department of the Treasury

Bill Nystrom

Chief Technology Officer

Telos Corporation

Brian Peretti

Deputy Chief AI Officer & Director of Domestic and International Cyber Policy

U.S. Department of the Treasury

Roselyn Richardson

AFRL Architecture Lead and AI Technical/Cyber SME

Air Force Research Laboratory (AFRL)

Edward Tuorinsky

Founder and Managing Principal


Kanitra Tyler

ICT/Cyber Supply Chain Risk Management Service Element Lead, NASA

National Aeronautics & Space Administration (NASA)

Renee Wynn

Former CIO

National Aeronautics & Space Administration (NASA)


7:00am 8:00am Networking Reception
8:00am 8:10am Welcome and Introductions
8:10am 9:00am Opening Keynote: David McKeown
Keynote Introducer: Mark Maglin
9:00am 9:10am Randy Resnick Wash100 Award Presentation
9:10am 9:40am Networking Break
9:40am 10:40am Panel A: Leadership in the age of AI and Data Analytics: the Evolution of Cyber Protection: Joshua Black, Christopher Cleary, Bill Geimer (Moderator) and Roselyn Richardson
9:40am 10:40am Panel B: Improve Cyber Threat Response with Collaborative and Secure Information Sharing: James Donlon (Moderator), Jeanette McMillian, Michael Molinari, Vu Nguyen and Sarah Nur
10:40am 11:00am Break
11:00am 12:00pm Panel A: Third Party Cyber Risk in Public Sector Supply Chain: Amy Foy, Brian Peretti, Kanitra Tyler and Renee Wynn (Moderator)
11:00am 12:00pm Panel B: Implementing and Managing AI in Government : Shane Barney, David Carroll, John Dvorak (Moderator) and Dan Kent
12:00pm 12:45pm Lunch Break
12:45pm 1:45pm Panel A: CMMC: Is Your Company Cybersecurity Ready?: Yasmine Abdillahi, Derrick Davis, Karen Evans, Kelley Kiernan and Edward Tuorinsky (Moderator)
12:45pm 1:45pm Panel B: How Important is Network Security in a Zero Trust World?: Dr. Curtis Arnold, Lt Col Frank Jamerson, Kathryn Knerler and Bill Nystrom (Moderator)
1:45pm 2:15pm Networking Break
2:15pm 2:50pm

Afternoon Keynote: CAPT Michael Cribbs
Keynote Introducer: John Dvorak

2:50pm 3:25pm Closing Keynote: Christopher Bartz
Keynote Introducer: Tim Miller
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