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 (Pending Approval)

CIO and Assistant Commandant for C4 and IT

U.S. Coast Guard (USCG)

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


Derrick Davis

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

U.S. Department of Defense (DOD)

James Donlon

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 Services


Lt Col. Frank Jamerson

Chief, C3BM PEO Enterprise ITChief, C3BM PEO Enterprise IT

U.S. Air Force

Dan Kent

Chief Technology Officer

Red River Technology, LLC

Kelley Kiernan

CISM, Professor of Cybersecurity at the DoD’s 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)

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)

Vu Nguyen

Chief Information Security Officer (CISO)

U.S. Department of Justice (DoJ)

Sarah Nur

Associate CIO; 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

Randy Resnick

Director Zero Trust Portfolio Management Office, Office of the Chief Information Officer [CIO]

U.S. Department of Defense (DOD)

RDML Jason Tama

CGCYBER Commander & Former Senior Director at National Security Council, The White House

United States Coast Guard [USCG]

Shery Thomas

Cyber Technology Officer

U.S. Marine Forces Cyberspace Command

Edward Tuorinsky

Founder and Managing Principal


Kanitra Tyler

Information and Communications Technology (ICT)/Cyber Supply Chain Risk Management (SCRM) Service Element Lead

National Aeronautics & Space Administration (NASA)

Renee Wynn

Former CIO

National Aeronautics & Space Administration (NASA)



Networking Reception


Welcome and Introductions


Opening Keynote: David McKeown


Morning Keynote


Networking Break


Panel A: Leadership in the age of AI and Data Analytics: the Evolution of Cyber Protection: Joshua Black, Christopher Cleary and Bill Geimer (Moderator)


Panel B: Improve Cyber Threat Response with Collaborative and Secure Information Sharing: James Donlon (Moderator), Vu Nguyen and Sarah Nur




Panel A: Third Party Cyber Risk in Public Sector Supply Chain: Amy Foy, Brian Peretti, Randy Resnick, Kanitra Tyler and Renee Wynn (Moderator)


Panel B: Implementing and Managing AI in Government : Shane Barney, David Carroll and John Dvorak (Moderator)


Lunch Break


Panel A: CMMC: Is Your Company Cybersecurity Ready?: Yasmine Abdillahi, Derrick Davis, Karen Evans, Kelley Kiernan and Edward Tuorinsky (Moderator)


Panel B: How Important is Network Security in a Zero Trust World?: Dr. Curtis Arnold, Kathryn Knerler and Bill Nystrom (Moderator)


Networking Break


Afternoon Keynote: RDML Jason Tama


Closing Keynote

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