This panel has reinvigorated my patriotism and the idea of what it means to be an American... It inspired me.
— Chief Michael Downing, LAPD

What Hollywood brings is an ability to simulate reality… We can bring the battlefield to the soldier before he or she ever goes to battle.
— Lieutenant General Michael Vane, US Army

Never before and never again will this group of amazing individuals be brought together to address our challenge.
— Michael Geertsen, DARPA

What we’ve shown in the panels is that analysts... when you take away that piece of information and force them to think about the issues more and to think in ways they have not experienced. . . they come up with new ideas and new approaches to the same problem set that they work with on a day-to-day basis in the office.
— Gershon Kieval, National Counterterrorism Center