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Event Date Tue Sep 14 EDT (about 1 month ago)
Location Virtual Conference
Region Americas

There Has Never Been a More Critical Time for FOCI and Non-FOCI Companies and Outside Advisors to Attend this Event.
The Defense Counterintelligence Security Agency (DCSA) is heightening its scrutiny and compliance expectations in the wake of significant new, anticipated developments. With so much on the line, don’t miss key takeaways on NISPOM, NID Exceptions, Mitigation, CMMC, AOPs — and the interplay with FIRRMA and CFIUS.

Top reasons to attend:

• Delve Into when FOCI Agreements Will Be Invalidated or Terminated: How FIRRMA Agreements are Now Being Re-Assessed and Upheld
• Discover the Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification (CMMC): What Are Companies Doing Right and Wrong on Supply Chain and Cyber Risk Management
• Deliberate and Maintain FOCI Mitigation: How to Balance the Responsibilities of Outside Directors, Proxy Holders and the Agency in Charge
• Demonstrate Best Practices for Anticipating and Planning for FOCI Issues in Mergers and Acquisitions
• Boost your Affiliated Operations Plan (AOP): How FOCI-Mitigated Companies Interact with Affiliates
• Join expert speaking faculty that includes government regulators and industry leaders.
• Engage in lively discussion and debate with thought leaders on up-to-the-minute trends and hot-button issues.
• Recreate the kinds of conversations and networking opportunities you would have at an onsite event on our interactive, virtual platform.


2021 Speakers

Conference Co-Chairs

Mary Griggs
Current Outside Director, Former Director, Industrial Security, Defense Security Service

Farhad Jalinous
Global International Trade and Global Mergers & Acquisitions Practices, White & Case LLP

Distinguished Faculty

Bob “Clete” Boyer
Chief Compliance Officer, Facility Security Officer, Tactical Air Support Inc.

Jennifer Brown
Director of Security & FSO/TCO, iDirect Government LLC

Curtis Chappell
Director of Corporate Security, Thales Defense & Security Inc.

Giovanna Cinelli
Partner, Morgan Lewis & Bockius LLP

Alley E. Davis
Senior Analyst LAW/FSO, Eaton

Pamela Drew
Outside Director, QinetiQ Inc. Outside Director, Serco Proxy Director, Ultra Electronics

Jill McClune
General Counsel, US, Avon Protection Systems, Inc.

Robert Geckle
SVP, COO and Head of Corporate Functions, AIRBUS U.S. Space & Defense, Inc.

Angie Hawkins
Director, FOCI Compliance, Allied Universal

Chris Krafchek
Associate General Counsel, Government Contracts, Collins Aerospace

Robert Metzger
Shareholder, Rogers Joseph O'Donnell PC

Karalyn Mildorf
Partner, White & Case LLP

Richard Ray Jr.
Senior Security Manager/FSO/ITPSO, Squadron Defense Group

Shannon Reaves
Partner, National Security/CFIUS/ Compliance, Stroock

Diana Thornton
Director Security, Wood Programs Inc.

John H. Young, Jr.
President, Young Consulting Group, LLC.

Drew Winneberger
CEO, Winn Consulting Solutions, LLC

Sponsors & Partners

2021 Sponsors

Associate Sponsor
• White & Case

Conference Supporter
• Torres Law
• Torres Trade Industry

Media Partners