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AFCEA Leadership Forum

 at TechNet Asia-Pacific

November 17 - 19, 2015

To Submit Your Application Go To:

AFCEA Leadership Forum TNAP 2015


AFCEA Leadership Forum

at WEST 2016

"Women in Leadership"

February 17 - 18, 2016

To Submit Your Application Go To:

AFCEA Leadership Forum WEST 2016

This Forum will focus on women in leadership and is open to

both women and men.


AFCEA Leadership Forum


March 2016 through August, 2016

(One two-hour session per month)

To Submit Your Application Go To:

AFCEA Leadership Forum at AFCEA HQ

Cost to Attend:

AFCEA Member or Government:  $800

       Non AFCEA Member:                 $1,000


With a focus on practical application of the topic of leadership, the AFCEA Leadership Forum is a professional development program for individuals in mid-level management positions from the defense, intelligence and homeland security communities.  Attendees actively participate in a program (12 instructional hours) that combine lecture and classroom instruction with key leader presentations. These key leaders come from senior positions in the military, government, industry, and academia.  The course is complemented throughout by rich participative interaction and both formal and informal networking opportunities. 

  Course Objectives:

  1. Building on student experiences, develop a comprehensive understanding of leadership fundamentals through instruction, group interaction and practical exercises.
  2. Develop an understanding of why core values are important and how it ties in with leadership principles.
  3. Develop an understanding of the role of the leader in establishing the “vision” for the organization and how to develop a sense of mission and commitment to the leader’s strategy for the organization.
  4. Develop an understanding of the necessity of “trust” and “accountability” and techniques for establishing both across the workplace.
  5. Develop an understanding of the importance of “teamwork” and how to promote teamwork and unity of effort.

West 2015

West 2014

TNAP 2014

Spring 2014

Fall 2014

Fall 2013

EAST 2013

WEST 2013

Twelth Class
Tenth Class

Eleventh Class

WEST 2012

Ninth Class
Seventh Class Eighth Class
Fifth Class 
Sixth Class

Third Class 
Fourth Class

First Class
Second Class
Click here to view video discussions with
AFCEA Leadership Forum speakers at SIGNAL's
Leadership Series - Five Questions

The following leaders have participated (or are scheduled to participate) as speakers:

  • Deborah H. Alderson, Executive Vice President, Strategic Development, SRA International
  • Anne Altman, General Manager, Mainframe Platform, IBM Systems and Technology Group
  • Duane Andrews, CEO, QinetiQ, North America
  • Eric Bassel, Director, SANS Institute, Member of AFCEA Cyber Committee
  • MG Mark Bowman, USA, Director, Command, Control Communications and Computers, Joint Staff, J6
  • VADM Herb Browne, USN (Ret.), former President and CEO, AFCEA International; former Deputy Commander, Space Command
  • Robert Carey, CIO, Department of the Navy
  • Dr. Robert D. Childs, Chancellor, National Defense University iCollege
  • Paul Cofoni, Chief Executive Officer, President, CACI International
  • Lt Gen Charles E. "Charlie" Croom, Jr., USAF (Ret.), former Director, Defense Information Systems Agency, and Commander, Joint Task Force - Global Network Operations
  • LTG Pete Cuviello, USA (Ret.), Director I Network Enabled, Operational Support, Deloitte Consulting LLP; former CIO and G6 of the U.S. Army
  • Lt Gen Albert J. Edmonds, USAF (Ret.), former Commander, Defense Information Systems Agency; Edmonds Enterprise Services
  • Marlin Forbes, Regional Vice President, Defense and Intelligence, Verizon Business
  • Natalie Givans, Senior Vice President, Booz Allen Hamilton
  • Linda Gooden, Executive Vice President, Lockheed Martin Information Systems and Global Services
  • Alfred Grasso, President and CEO, The MITRE Corporation
  • Kevin P. Green, Vice President, Defense and Intelligence, IBM Federal
  • The Honorable Wallace "Chip" Gregson, Assistant Secretary of Defense, Asia-Pacific
  • VADM Harry B. Harris, Jr., USN, Deputy Chief of Naval Operations for Communication Networks (OPNAV N6)
  • LTGEN Ronnie Hawkins, Jr., USAF, Director, DISA
  • John C. Inglis, Deputy Director, National Security Agency
  • RADM Arthur Langston, USN (Ret.), Vice President, Business Operations, Oracle Corporation, former Director of the Navy Staff
  • Cathy L. Lanier, Chief of Police, Metropolitan Police Department
  • LTG Susan S. Lawrence, USA, Chief Information Officer/G-6 US Army
  • Dr. J.P. London, Chairman of the Board, CACI International, Inc.
  • ADM James Loy, USCG (Ret.), The Cohen Group; former Commandent, U.S. Coast Guard
  • Alan A. Malinchak, Chief Learning Officer and Vice President, ManTech University, ManTech International
  • Lt Gen Kenneth A. Minihan, USAF (Ret.) former Director of the National Security Agency and the Defense Intelligence Agency; Managing Director of Paladin Capital Group
  • L. David Marquet, Author of Turn the Ship Around!
  • LTG Carroll F. Pollett, USA, Director, DISA
  • Lt Gen Harry D. Raduege, Jr., USAF (Ret.), former Commander, Defense Information Systems Agency; Deloitte & Touche
  • Dr. Ralph Shrader, Chairman and CEO, Booz Allen Hamilton
  • LTG Jeffrey A. Sorenson, USA, Director, CIO/G-6
  • ADM James G. Stavridis, USN, Commander, United States Southern Command
  • VADM Jerry O. Tuttle, USN (Ret.), President and CEO, J.O.T. Enterprises, LLC
  • Dr. Dinesh Verma, Dean, School of Systems and Enterprises, Stevens Institute of Technology
  • David M.Wennergren, Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for Information Management and Technology and DoD Deputy CIO
  • Austin Yerks, President, Defense Division, CSC
  • Dendy Young, CEO, McLean Capital, LLC
  • General Anthony G. Zinni, USMC (Ret.), Chairman of the Board of Directors, BAE Systems; former Commander in Chief of U.S. Central Command
    Click here for the March 2008 article published in SIGNAL.


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