Update 15 April – In light of the recent development of the COVID-19, CenSec and the Danish Embassy in Washington have decided to postpone the seminar till 03-04 September 2020. The program will be shared as soon as possible. The below mentioned program is the April version.


CMMC Compliance Seminar in Washington

The Royal Danish Embassy in Washington D.C. and CenSec are pleased to launch this exclusive seminar tailored specifically to prepare defense subcontractors for the new regulations set forth in the Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification (CMMC) framework under the US Department of Defense.

Designed for executives and CISOs, the CMMC seminar is organized as a knowledge-intensive trip that empowers Danish companies to navigate the new cybersecurity requirements that DoD contractors face going forward. The seminar will provide an elaborate understanding of the CMMC framework with meetings and deep-dive discussions into the challenges of implementing increased security measures. This trip will help prepare Danish sub-contractors in the Defense Industrial Base (DIB).

Day 1 – The ins & outs of the CMMC model

09:00 – 09:30 Welcome to the 2020 CMMC Seminar
Remarks by: Executive from, National Security Agency

09:30 – 11:30 National Institute of Standards & Technology (NIST)
Differences and connections between NIST’s SB 800-171, DFARS, and DoD’s CMMC
framework. CUI vs NFO requirements

Speaker: Dr. Ron Ross, Fellow and developer of SB 800-171, NIST

13:00 – 15:00 The Office of under secretary of Defense (Acquisition & Sustainment)
(Developer of CMMC framework) In-depth review and run through of the CMMC framework and why it is set in place

Speaker: Ms. Katie Arrington, Special Advisor to Under Secretary of Defense A&S, Former Congresswoman [SC-94]

16:00 – 17:00 DLT & Bitsight
Exclusive insight into country and sector-level cybersecurity performance in DK, along with perspectives on continuous monitoring and assessment of the supply chain.

Speakers: Mr. Don Maclean, Chief Cybersecurity Technologist, DLT
Mr. Jacob Olcott, Vice President, Communications & Gov. Affairs, BitSight

17:00 – 18:30 Networking reception with the Danish Ambassador
With US DoD, CMMC professionals, American-Danish Business Council, NADIC, US primes and other industry stakeholders.

Remarks by: Her Excellency, Lone D. Wisborg, Ambassador of Denmark to the US
HON Kevin Fahey, Assistant Secretary of Defense for Acquisition

Day 2 – How to prepare for CMMC Certification

09:00 – 10.30 Carnegie Mellon University, Software Engineering Institute (CMU & SEI)
(Developer of CMMC framework) How will CMMC come into effect and what does it mean for your business

Speaker: Mr. Matthew Butkovic, Technical Manager, CMU

10:30 – 12.00 Concurrent Technologies Corporation (CTC)
Building required documentation for rapidly establishing successful CMMC programs

Speaker: Mr. Lucas Truax, Director, Cybersecurity Engineering, CTC

13:00 – 14:00 Celerium- CMMC Academy
Expertise on how to manage CMMC implementation. Risk management and Compliance

Speaker: Mr. Tommy McDowell, General Manager, Celerium

14:00 – 15:30 Panel Discussion with US Primes
What do US primes expect from their sub-contracters going forward. Which challenges do they expect in the industry supply chain as a result of the CMMC.

Participants: Lockheed Martin, Northrop Grumman, Raytheon

15:30 – 16:30 Danish Business Authority
How can industrial co-operation obligations between the Danish and American industrial base be used to increase transfer of technology and funding of development projects across the Atlantic.

16:30 – 18:00 Breakout sessions for individual B2B meetings
One and one meetings

18:00 – 19:00 Garden reception
Thank you for your attendance



Where: Danish Embassy in Washington, 3200 Whitehaven St. NW, Washington, DC 20008


The FairFax at Embassy Row, 2100 Massachusetts Ave, NW, Washington, DC 20008

Melrose Georgetown Hotel, 2430 Pennsylvania Ave, NW, Washington, DC 20037

Price:Members of CenSec: 7.500 DKK (excl. VAT) pr. company
Non-members: 15.000 DKK (excl. VAT) pr. company
Travel costs not included 

Sign up: Limit at 10 companies, and registration is on a first come. first served principle.

Please use the registration form below. An invoice will be send shortly after your registration. Please notice that your participation is binding and that reimbursement is not possible under normal circumstances. However, in case the entire trip is cancelled due to COVID-19, you will be reimbursed the program fee. For the same reason, we encourage you to book your hotel and flight with an option to cancel with short term notice. 


If you have any questions, please contact Sofie Jensen, sofie@censec.dk // 9320 1540


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