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Wednesday, September 5, 2018

11:00 am

Registration & Networking Coffee

12:00 pm

Networking & Buffet Lunch

1:00 pm

Opening Remarks

Howie Lind, President and Executive Director
Melissa Sabin, President, Middle East & Africa Chapter, ISOA & International Business Development, Clements Worldwide

Keynote Speaker

Lt. Gen. (Dr.) Lazaro K. Sumbeiywo MGH, CBS, (Rtd), Peace Building Consultant, Former IGAD Special Envoy and Mediator for Sudan Peace Process

2:00 pm

Networking Break

2:30 pm

Panel I: The Spectrum of Stability Operations in Africa

MODERATOR: Major General Arnold Fields, US Marine Corps (Retired), Former Special Inspector General for Afghanistan Reconstruction (SIGAR)

- Contingency & Peacekeeping
   Glen Schumacher, Vice President Operations -- International Division, Engility Corporation
Aid & Development

  John Sampson, Chief of Party, DAI
- Oil & Gas
  Robert Poppe, Senior Regional Security Manager for Europe, Middle East, Africa,     and Eurasia, KBR
- Reconstruction & Infrastructure
  William Warnock, Senior US Business Development Consultant, RA International

3:45 pm

Networking Break

4:15 pm

Panel II: Ground Truths & Doing Business in Africa

MODERATOR: Doug Brooks, ISOA President Emeritus, University of Fiji

- Labor Supply Chain Management
  Jake Frazer, Precision Talent Solutions
- Contingency Medical Support
  Dr. Richard Weiser, Chief Medical Director, Global Health Services, Iqarus

- Creating Efficiency & Sustainability in Risk Management Approaches
  Chris Manning, Managing Director, Kenya, GardaWorld
- Logistics Support in Cross Border Operations

5:45 pm

Closing Remarks

6:00 - 8:00 pm

Evening Cocktail Reception

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