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GSA 5G Government Symposium Agenda

October 3, GSA Building, 1800 F St NW, Washington, DC 20405
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7:45 - 8:30 AM

Registration and Opening

This event will kick start the working group activities for the ATARC Mobile Working Group 5G Project Team. 5G is 5th generation mobile technology providing fixed and mobile broadband access, 100x increase in speed, and significantly decreased latency. Concerns surrounding this new technology include Interference problems, espionage, radiation, and financial burden.
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8:30 AM

Welcome Remarks

Kena Coleman

Kena Coleman

Director, Category Management, GSA

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8:35 AM

Visionary Keynote

Bill Zielinski

Bill Zielinski

Assistant Commissioner for IT Category, GSA

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8:50 AM

Visionary Panel: 5G Gaps, Vulnerabilities, Risk Factors, Security and Modernization

As 5G technology emerges, Government agencies will be navigating a variety of obstacles such as supply chain risk management, points of engagement with users, vulnerabilities with legacy networks, and monitoring of network traffic. In addition, cybersecurity is going to play a crucial role in 5G, but what impact does security have on this new technology? This panel will examine the security standards and policies that need to be implemented in order to ensure safety and regulation. This panel will also discuss where 5G is today and what the future trends of 5G incorporation into the market includes. What are the Pro’s/Con’s and other issues to consider?
Lee Hencshel

Lee Hencshel

Senior Advisor, CISA

Frank Konieczny

Frank Konieczny

Chief Information Technology Officer, USAF

Marc Wine

Marc Wine

Senior Advisor, VA

Moderator: Tom Suder

Moderator: Tom Suder

Founder/President, ATARC

Jeff Cichonski

Jeff Cichonski

Cybersecurity Engineer, NIST

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9:35 AM

Future of Private LTE Presentation

Milo Medin

Milo Medin

VP, Access Services, Google

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10:05 AM

Visionary Panel: 5G Roll Out, Internet of Things, and Security of the Supply Chain

This panel will discuss 5G rollout including market expectations and its impact on the mobile landscape.

Andrew Ayers

Andrew Ayers

Client Partner Connected Solutions, Verizon

Robert Tufts

Robert Tufts

Director of Federal Sales, MetTel

Moderator: Sam Navarro

Moderator: Sam Navarro

Program Manager, Enterprise Mobility Program, GSA

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10:50 AM

Presentation on 5G Applications in the Federal Government 

Bhupinder Mann

Bhupinder Mann

SVP of Engineering, TeleWorld Solutions

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11:10 AM

Closing Remarks

Allen Hill

Allen Hill

Director, Office of Telecommunications, GSA

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11:25 AM

 Overview of 5G Secure Profile Working Group

**Sensitive Briefing: Must be a U.S. Citizen. All visitors/guests will need to pass a photo identification (ID)* checkpoint. International participants are required to present a passport. Permanent residents are required to present their Green Card.

DJ Shyy

DJ Shyy

Principle Communications Engineer, MITRE