SOFCON: SOF CEMA

16-20 July 2018

Warfighter Project Submission Deadline: 20 June

Subject Matter Expert Deadline: 27 June

Speaker Call for Papers Deadline: 27 June

 

SOFWERX, in Tampa, FL, will host a dual track SOFCON Working Group with the theme of SOF Cyber Electro-Magnetic Activities (CEMA). The Project Track will provide an environment for SOF related technology exploration and innovative technology use based on direct interaction and feedback with Warfighters at the event. The Speaker Track will give Warfighters the opportunity to view presentations from expert speakers and select exhibitors.

Objective

Project Track

•  Allow SOF operators and engineers/hackers/makers to experiment with non-standard commercial technologies in order to develop use case concepts and build a common repository of instruction sets.
•  Technical training on CEMA related topics.
• Advanced capability exploration with representatives from SANS Institute. (Check back often for details as the schedule becomes finalized.)

Speaker Track

•  Informative presentations from Subject Matter Experts (SME) on CEMA related topics.
•  Exhibitor presentations and demonstrations on CEMA related products & services.

Focus Areas

•  Cyber
•  Electronic Warfare
•  Signals
•  Drones
•  Additional Warfighter Nominated Projects

 

SOFCON Project Track Schedule
16 July 2018
0800-0830: Check-In
0830-0900: Intro to SOFWERX
0900-0930: “How to Build an Instruction Set”
0930-0945: Questions & Clarification
1000-1030: Warfighter Session
1000-1130: SME Introductions & Warfighter Projects
1130-1200: Team Forming
1200-1300: Lunch
1300-1630: Project Work Begins
1630-1700: Pulse & Resource All Call
1700-1900: No Host Social (Location TBD)

17 July 2018
0800-1100: Project Work
1030-1100: Warfighter & SME Session
1145-1200: Informal Azimuth Check and Knowledge Sharing
1200-1300: Lunch
1300-1630: Project Work
1630-1700: Pulse & Resource All Call
1700-1900: No Host Social (Location TBD)

18 July 2018
0800-1100: Project Work
1030-1100: Warfighter & SME Session
1145-1200: Informal Azimuth Check and Knowledge Sharing
1200-1300: Lunch
1300-1630: Project Work
1630-1700: Pulse & Resource All Call
1700-1900: No Host Social (Location TBD)

19 July 2018
0800-1100: Informal Azimuth Check and Knowledge Sharing
0800-1200: Instruction Set Development and Project Completion
1200-1300: Lunch
1300-1400: Project Demonstration/Group Knowledge Sharing and Lessons Learned
1400-1500: AAR & Closing Remarks
1130-UTC: Individual Networking and Continued Project Testing (As Needed)
1700-1900: Networking & Social (At SOFWERX)

 20 July 2018
0800-1100: Informal Azimuth Check and Knowledge Sharing
0800-1200: Instruction Set Development and Project Completion
1200-1300: Lunch
1300-1400: Project Demonstration/Group Knowledge Sharing and Lessons Learned
1400-1500: AAR & Closing Remarks
1130-UTC: Individual Networking and Continued Project Testing (As Needed)

 

SOFCON Speaker Track Schedule

Each day, expert speakers from the around globe will present topics related to SOF CEMA. Interested presenters should submit papers no later than 27 June.

The Speaker Track schedule will be released o/a 27 June. Please check back regularly for updates to the Speaker Track schedule.

 

How Can You Participate?

Project Track

• Warfighters: Click Here to Submit Projects (Deadline 20 June)

• Expert Advisors: Click Here Request to Participate (Deadline 27 June)

Speaker Track

• Expert Speakers: Call for Papers (Deadline 27 June)

• Exhibitor: Click Here to Request to Demonstrate (Deadline 1 July)

       •Speaker Track Only: Click Here to Participate (Deadline 5 July)

 

Questions?

Please contact the SOFWERX team with questions at [email protected] 

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