2017 Virginia Tech NSEP/IC CAE Colloquium

The annual National Security Education Program Colloquium is the highlight of our educational programs. It allows students from across the university to interact with leaders from the intelligence and national security community, beginning with a student research poster session and keynote, and continuing on the second day with speakers, networking sessions, and career panel.

2017 SAIC National Security
Education Program/IC-CAE Colloquium


The 2017 NSEP/IC-CAE Colloquium is March 20-21 at the Inn at Virginia Tech in Blacksburg, VA.


Monday, March 20, 2017

4:00-6:00 p.m.
Student Poster Session & Opening Reception

6:00-7:00 p.m.
Keynote Address: Letitia Long, Former Director at the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency
(open to all members of the Virginia Tech community)

7:00-9:00 p.m.
Networking Event: Hume Center Students and Members of the Academic Affiliates Program


Tuesday, March 21, 2017

9:00-9:30 a.m.
Welcome: Deborah Golden, Federal Cyber Risk Services Lead at Deloitte

9:30-11:00 a.m.
Student Presentations

  • Object Based Production in Practice: A Working
    Demonstration of Application on the South China Sea Conflict
  • Making the Old New Again: Implementation of Internet of Things Concepts
    to Enable Smart Technology Features in Pre-internet Age Infrastructures
  • Analysis of Drone Security

11:00-11:30 a.m.
Networking Break

11:30-12:15 p.m.
Security & Privacy in the Age of the Internet of Things: Industry Panel

  • David Snyder, Senior Principal Software Engineer at CACI
  • Jason Nichols, iSpace Director at SAIC
  • Dr. Steve Stone, Department Head of the Defense Technology Department at MITRE

12:15-1:00 p.m.
Security & Privacy in the Age of the Internet of Things: Government Panel

  • Jonathan Bolt, NSA
  • Michael Barnes, FBI
  • Major General Randal Fullhart, Commandant of the Virginia Tech Corps of Cadets
  • Ed Miller, Director of IT Security Governance at Virginia Information Technologies Agency

1:00 p.m.


Archived Colloquia

Spring 2016
Spring 2015

Spring 2014