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Join us for DC CyberWeek (October 16 - 20, 2017), a week-long SXSW-style festival in our nation’s capital bringing together leaders, experts, and decision makers from the gov and tech communities. The festival features dozens of community events, complemented by core conferences and parties created by the festival organizer, CyberScoop. DC CyberWeek is about big ideas and coming together to make an impact on the greater good of our connected world.  

Please visit DCCyberWeek.com for more details.

Charles Nelson

Charles Nelson currently serves as Deputy Director for Outreach at U.S. Cyber Command's Capabilities Development Group. Most recently, Mr. Nelson served as Senior Advisor for Cyber Capabilities at the White House’s Office of Science and Technology Policy, a component of the Executive Office of the President. In this role, Mr.Nelson supported the development of policies and strategies related to cybersecurity science and technology and U.S. capabilities in cyberspace that impact national security or U.S. economic competitiveness issues. Previously, Mr. Nelson served as Director for Cyber Strategy Integration as the National Security Agency’s Cyber Task Force, which represented the NSA Director on issues related to the Comprehensive National Cybersecurity Initiative through engagement of external stakeholders regarding how Intelligence supports national cybersecurity challenges, and the orchestration of internal NSA resources that enable NSA to support Federal Government stakeholders and partners on cybersecurity matters. Mr. Nelson’s previous experience includes various operations, engineering, and management positions throughout the U.S. Intelligence Community over the last 29 years. The predominant focus for the last fifteen years of his career has been on integrated cyberspace capabilities within Intelligence and Defense mission areas. Mr. Nelson earned his Bachelor of Science degree in Electrical Engineering at George Washington University, Washington, D.C. He earned his Master of Science degree in Technical Management at Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD. Mr. Nelson also attended the NATO School in Oberammergau, Germany, where he studied NATO Information Operations doctrine and capabilities.

My Speakers Sessions

Wednesday, October 18

5:30pm EDT


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