Leadership Forum

AFCEA Leadership Forum Graduating Class
West 2013

The Leadership Forum is an opportunity offered by the U. S. Naval Institute and AFCEA International at EAST where proven leaders (senior military officers; civilian government officials; industry leaders) lead interactive seminars on “leadership” to 25 rising professionals in global defense, command and control, homeland security, and intelligence fields. For more information: http://leaders.afcea.org


Candidates for this course must be nominated by a leader in their company, command, or agency.   http://leaders.afcea.org/submit


East: Joint Warfighting 2013 Leadership Forum hours
(Room 4B)

Wednesday 9:30 – 4:15, Lunch included

Thursday 9:00 – 4:30, Lunch included


For questions please contact:

AFCEA Vice President for Education, Fred Rainbow, (703) 631-6141

AFCEA Professional Development Center Director, Sheila McCoy, (703) 631-6135

AFCEA PDC Registrars, Jill Malinchak and Gloria Kirkland, (703) 631-6137




Wednesday, 15 May 2013

9:30 a.m. - 10:00 a.m. Registration/Introductions Overview
10:00 a.m. - 11:15 a.m.

VADM Herb Browne, USN (Ret.)
former President, AFCEA International

former Deputy Commander, U.S. Space Command

11:15 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. Class Photo
12:00 noon - 1:30 p.m.

Luncheon Keynote:

GEN Robert W. Cone, USA
Commanding General

U.S. Army Training & Doctrine Command

1:30 p.m. - 2:45 p.m.

RADM Fenton F. Priest, III, SC, USN (Ret.)

CEO, Progressive Support Solutions, LLC

Past President, Priest Electronics, Inc.

former Deputy Commander, Naval Operational Logistics Support Center Norfolk

3:00 p.m. - 4:15 p.m.

Louis P. Lalli

Director, Integrated Defense Systems



Thursday, 16 May 2013

9:30 a.m. - 10:15 a.m.

Eric Bassel

former Army Special Ops Helicopter Pilot

Current Executive Vice President, SANS Institute

10:30 a.m. - 11:45 a.m.

Robert Work

former Under Secretary of the Navy

President & CEO, Center for a New America Security

12:00 noon - 1:30 p.m.

Luncheon Keynote:

Robert Work

former Under Secretary of the Navy

President & CEO, Center for a New America Security

1:45 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.

ADM James M. Loy, USCG (Ret.)

former Commandant of the Coast Guard

Senior Counselor, Cohen Group

Author, Character in Action

3:00 p.m. - 3:30 p.m. Graduation and Photos