Major General Gainey joins Counter UAS Summit

Last month it was announced that Major General Sean Gainey, Deputy Director for Force Protection, J-8 Director will be leading a new 60-person team for the Defense Department to develop new methods to counter drone strikes, which are increasing on the battlefields of the Middle East and Afghanistan.   IDGA is honored to announce that Major General Gainey, has joined IDGA as theKeynote Speaker of the upcoming Counter UAS Winter Summit, taking place March 31- April 2, 2020 at the Harborside Hotel, Oxon Hill, MD.

Join IDGA and Major General Gainey, as he provides Keynote Remarks entitled, The U.S. Army as the Executive Agent for C-UAS,” to include a Q&A session following his remarks.

With General Gainey’s participation, he joins a prestigious line-up of C-UAS leaders that includes:

  • Colonel Joe Bookard, Director, Rapid Equipping Force, U.S. Army
  • Colonel Gary Beard, Army Capability Manager, ADA Brigade, U.S. Army
  • Michael Jiris, Chief Directed Energy Experimentation, U.S Air Force
  • Jeffrey Boulware, Technical Director, Joint Integrated Air and Missile Defense Organization

To learn more about Major General Gainey’s  session and the complete list of speakers, download our updated agenda or email to request a copy via email.

Secure your discounted pass online and save $100, or simply reply to this email and I will be more than happy to register you.

We look forward to seeing you in Oxon Hill.


Zia Durrani

Program Director,

Counter UAS Series

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