2020 Federal Law Enforcement & Public Safety Conference Agenda

Tuesday, February 25, 2020

The 2020 PSC Law Enforcement Conference is where senior executives from the government technology and professional services industry convene to hear from top government officials across agencies discuss critical industry policy and acquisition priorities.

Breakfast & Registration
7:30 a.m.
   Opening Remarks
8 a.m.
David Berteau, President & CEO, PSC

Andrea McCarthy, Chair, PSC Law Enforcement Conference and President, HARP

  Opening Keynote Address
8:10 a.m.
Regina Lombardo , Acting Director, ATF

Combating the Drug and Opioid Crisis across the Domains - Land, Air, Sea, and Cyberspace
8:30 a.m.
Criminals have always adopted innovations and new technologies to achieve their illicit goals, and federal law enforcement must adapt and remain ahead of the threat. Hear a distinguished panel of government executives discuss current approaches and future capability needs. 

Vice Admiral Daniel B. Abel , Dep Commandant for Operations, USCG
Matt Donahue, Deputy Chief for Operations, DEA
Roland Suliveras Jr., Executive Director, National Targeting Center's Cargo Division, CBP
Daniel Adame, Inspector in Charge, Contraband Interdiction and Investigations, US Postal Inspection Service
Moderator: Tom Krall, CGI Federal

  Keynote Address
9:20 a.m.
Angela Bailey , Chief Human Capital Officer, DHS

Networking Break
9:45 a.m. 

Vetting & Innovation
10:00 a.m.
Innovation is a top priority for senior leaders in law enforcement organizations. Agencies are establishing innovation labs and task forces, centralizing vetting functions, and establishing agency-wide data analysis and visualization organizations. This panel shares what is going on with these innovation and data initiatives – the challenges, practices, and results so far. 

Casie Antalis , Chief of Staff, National Vetting Center, CBP
Brent L. Goodwin, Acting Deputy Associate Director, Operational Technology and Cyber Division, Homeland Security Investigations (HSI), ICE 
Mara Winn , Acting Director, Innovation Task Force, TSA
Moderator: Cheryl Bassett, Arc Aspicio

Networking Break & Meet and Greet
10:45 a.m. 
Barbara Clouser, Procurement Business Advisor / Small Business Specialist, FBI
Sharon Phillips, Office of Small and Disadvantaged Business Utilization, DHS

  Keynote Address
11:00 a.m.
Patty Cogswell, Acting Deputy Administrator, TSA 
  Keynote Address
11:25 a.m.
Jeffrey S. Sallet, Associate Executive Assistant Director, Finance and Facilities Division, FBI

FBI Industry Conversation
11:55 a.m.
FBI acquisition officials will discuss an overview of the current procurement and acquisition landscape at the FBI.  This session will provide insight for the industry community for current and upcoming plans for FY20 and FY21.  

Andrew Stickley, Acting Unit Chief, Information Technology Acquisition Unit (ITAU) - CJIS, FBI
Moderator: Andrea McCarthy, HARP

  Wrap-up and Summary
12:20 p.m.
Bradley Saull, VP, Civilian Agencies, PSC
  Optional Add-On: PSC Industry Forecast Lunch* 
12:30 p.m.
Learn the latest insights from the PSC Vision Forecast research team. Walk away with a better understanding of the agency’s budgets, programs, priorities and issues. Registrants for this session will obtain the full PSC Vision Forecast materials for DHS and DOJ.

Chuck Alvord, CACI
Andrea McCarthy, HARP
Paulina Orlikowski, Perspecta

*Additional charge applies.