Hawaii Defense Alliance Cybersecurity Conference

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January 11, 2024
11:30 am - 6:00 pm
Prince Waikiki

Prince Waikiki - Honolulu Luxury Hotel, Holomoana Street, Honolulu, HI, USA

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The Hawaii Defense Alliance invites you to its Contracting in IT/Cybersecurity on Thursday, Jan. 11, 2024 at the Prince Waikiki Hotel from 12:00 – 6:30 p.m. Connect with local businesses and hear from panels who will speak to the opportunities within the defense industries. The event will feature panel discussions, one-on-one sessions and a pau hana reception. Lunch, pau hana reception (drinks no host), and parking is included. To participate as an exhibitor, please contact Jenny Lee at jenny@ponochawaii.com.

Below is a list of some participating speakers. We hope you can join us!

Donald (DB) Brown, Deputy U.S. Army Pacific Operations Director 

Warfighters Requirements
MSgt John Goodhile, Communications Directorate (SOJ6), Special Operations Command Pacific

GSA/FEDSIM Discussion and Pipeline
Jim Piché, Director, AAS Defense, Global Sector
Wes DeWalt, Indo-Pacific Division Director, AAS Defense, Global Sector
Mike Skorney, Acquisition Director, AAS Defense, Global Sector

Primes Panel
Booz Allen Hamilton, HII, SMX


General Admission $80*
Government $55*
Day of Ticket/At the Door $110*

*Does not include Eventbrite fee

Detailed event schedule:

  • 1130am – 12:00pm Registration & Check-in
  • 11:45am – 12:30pm Lunch & Settle in
  • 12:30pm – 12:45pm Opening Remarks
    Jason Chung, HDA and Dane Wicker, Deputy Director, State Department of Business, Economic Development & Tourism and Ka’ilihiwa Kane, Pacific Impact Zone
  • 12:45pm – 1:30pm Keynote
    (T) Donald (DB) Brown, Deputy US Army Pacific Operations Director
  • 1:30pm – 2:30pm Contracting Officers MSgt, John Goodhile, SOCPAC, SOJ6, xxxxx USARPAC G6 or G2 or G3 (request to Sam Memembre)
  • 2:30pm – 3:30pm GSA/FEDSIM discussion and pipeline, Jim Piche, ASS Defense, Global Sector Director; Wes DeWalt, AAS Defense, Global Sector, Indo-Pacific Division Director; Mike Skorney, AAS Defense, Global Sector, Acquisition Director
  • 3:30pm – 4:30pm Primes Panel, BAH, HII, SMX, Parsons
  • 4:30pm – 6:30pm One-on-ones / Pau Hana reception