16 Oct 2022

The Future of Money at OODAcon 2022

OODAcon 2022: The Future of Money

Panel Description:  Ten years ago, resilient cryptocurrencies did not exist, yet today the infrastructure to create them is available to anyone. The blockchain is often described as having the potential to be more disruptive than the Internet itself and the rules of finance are being rewritten every day. This session takes you through the good, bad, and the ugly of cryptocurrency and blockchain and highlights issues that will drive the next five years of blockchain. Are we in a period of Creative Destruction and what will emerge in the future?

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16 Oct 2022

Canceling the Apocalypse at OODAcon 2022: Funding the Next Generation of Innovation

OODAcon 2022: Canceling the Apocalypse – Funding the Next Generation of Innovation

Panel Description:  What problem sets and global risks represent strategic investment opportunities that help reduce those risks, but also ensure future global competitiveness in key areas of national defense?  This session will provide insights from investors making key investments in these technologies and fostering future high-value innovation.

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15 Oct 2022

Twenty Years of Cyber Threat Intelligence at OODAcon 2022

OODAcon 2022:  Twenty Years of Cyber Threat Intelligence

Panel Description:  Twenty years ago, the first cyber threat intelligence company was launched. What was once an obscure business idea based upon Presidential Decision Directive 63, has now developed into an essential component of cyber risk management. This panel of experts from the leading cyber-threat companies will explore what the industry got right and wrong and how cyber threat intelligence will evolve over the next decade.

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15 Oct 2022

A Keynote Conversation with Congressman Will Hurd at OODAcon 2022

OODAcon 2022:  Keynote Conversation with Congressman Will Hurd

Keynote Conversation Description:  Will Hurd joins us for a keynote conversation covering the domains of cybersecurity, AI, and the current and future threat environment.

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14 Oct 2022

Swimming with Black Swans: Innovation in an Age of Rapid Disruption at OODAcon 2022

OODAcon 2022:  Swimming with Black Swans – Innovation in an Age of Rapid Disruption

Panel Description:  If Yogi Berra were to evaluate today’s pace of global change, he might simply define it as “the more things change, the more they change”. Are we living in an exponential loop of global change or have we achieved escape velocity into a “to be defined” global future? Experts share their thoughts on leading through unprecedented change and how we position ourselves to maintain organizational resiliency while simultaneously reaping the benefits of new technologies and global realities.

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14 Oct 2022

Open the Pod Bay Door: Resetting the Clock on Artificial Intelligence at OODAcon 2022

Open the Pod Bay Door – Resetting the Clock on Artificial Intelligence

Panel Description:  Artificial intelligence is like a great basketball head-fake. We look towards AI while we pass the ball to machine learning. But, that reality is quickly changing. This panel taps AI and machine learning experts to level-set our current capabilities in the field and define the roadmap over the next five years.

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13 Oct 2022

The Future Hasn’t Arrived: Identifying the Next Generation of Technology Requirements at OODAcon 2022

OODAcon 2022:  The Future Hasn’t Arrived – Identifying the Next Generation of Technology Requirements

Panel Description:  In an age when the cyber and analytics markets are driving hundreds of billions of dollars in investments and solutions is there still room for innovation? This panel brings together executives and investors to identify what gaps exist in their solution stacks and to define what technologies hold the most promise for the future.

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13 Oct 2022

Canceling the Apocalypse: Funding the Next Generation of Innovation at OODAcon 2022

OODAcon 2022: Canceling the Apocalypse – Funding the Next Generation of Innovation

Panel Description:  What problem sets and global risks represent strategic investment opportunities that help reduce those risks, but also ensure future global competitiveness in key areas of national defense?  This session will provide insights from investors making key investments in these technologies and fostering future high-value innovation.

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13 Oct 2022

Ongoing Efforts to Combat Information Disorder and Strengthen our Cognitive Infrastructure

Last year, OODA Network Member Congressman Will Hurd was a Commissioner for the Aspen Institute’s Information Disorder Report.   Congressman Hurd will take part in a Keynote Conversation at OODAcon (which is the final event of the event to be held on Tuesday, October 18th).  In the run-up to the event next week, the following is an update on some of the research and project outcomes achieved by various global efforts working to understand and combat “information disorder” and build a strong cognitive infrastructure.

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12 Oct 2022

Will Expansion of the Vulnerabilities Equities Process (VEP) Strengthen National Security and Coalition Collaboration?

We now turn our focus to a recommendation made by the Council on Foreign Relations Independent Task Force on Cybersecurity calling for the international expansion of the Vulnerabilities Equities Process (VEP). Our analysis is also based on a recent Rand Report which is the impressive Ph. D. dissertation by Lindsey Polley – a former Defense & Policy Researcher at the RAND Corporation now in the private sector.

For the uninitiated, welcome to the complexities and mission-critical implications of the VEP. For the VEP experts amongst us, we focus on the forward-thinking implications of an expansion of the VEP to coalition partners. 

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