AFCEA International

Events Catalog
December 2019


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Event dates and locations are subject to change.
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JANUARY 2019 2020 2021

Cyber Education, Research, and Training Symposium (CERTS)
Augusta, GA

AFCEA International is hosting the second annual Cyber Education, Research, and Training Symposium (CERTS) in Augusta, Georgia, home to Fort Gordon and the Army's Cyber Center of Excellence. Government, education, research and industry leaders will focus on advancing cyber workforce development, retention and support. The event incorporates keynote presentations, panel discussions, open workshops and networking breaks. Opportunities for sponsoring, exhibiting and presenting are available.


JAN 15-17


JAN 14-16


TBD
FEBRUARY 2019 2020 2021

National Preparedness and Infrastructure Protection Symposium
Arlington, VA

That vital systems and processes sustaining critical urban infrastructures in the U.S. are at great risk of repeated cyber attacks is undeniable. There is little debate that national-level cybersecurity strategies must make this risk a top priority. Critical infrastructure protection takes center stage at this new AFCEA event, which will connect national and state policy makers, industry and government leaders, supporting agencies and principal players in a vital discussion of urban resilience in the face of both physical and cyber threats.


FEB 6


FEB


TBD

The National Security Technology Forum and Exposition (NSTFX)
San Diego, CA

The Southern California science and technology ecosystem includes major commands and units across all military services. It is home to leading academic institutions and an equally remarkable set of companies of all sizes fueling extensive R&D activities to meet national security needs. To bring these communities together, this event will feature presenters from regional, state and local R&D units. Academic, business and defense professionals leading advances in robotics, artificial intelligence/machine learning, health sciences, and data analytics will participate in panels, keynotes and immersive networking.


FEB 12


FEB


TBD

WEST Conference and Exhibition
San Diego, CA

The Western Conference and Exposition (WEST) is the premier Sea Services event on the west coast. Senior leaders from government, military, industry and academia will convene to discuss emerging systems, platforms, technologies and networks that will impact all areas of current and future Sea Service operations. WEST is co- sponsored by AFCEA International and the U.S. Naval Institute, both non-profit, non-lobbying membership associations. Registration is free for military and government.


FEB 13-15


MAR 2-3


FEB 16-18

3rd European GeoInformation Symposium and Exposition
Berlin, Germany

The event is traditionally held under the patronage of the German Ministry of Defense. The conference topics are not limited to military involvement and cover a much broader spectrum of governmental responsibilities as well as international cooperation. Some 200 decision makers and experts from nearly all European governments as well as from EU/NATO agencies, research institutes and industry will attend.


FEB 26-27


FEB


TBD
MARCH 2019 2020 2021

Networking Event: EAGLE Next Gen
McLean, VA

Now that the Department of Homeland Security has announced it will not recompete EAGLE II, its main IT services contract vehicle, what will the future of IT procurement at DHS look like? Join Brian Friel and Stephanie Mitchell in a discussion of EAGLE II and the future of IT procurement at the Department of Homeland Security.


MAR 11


MAR


TBD

Army Signal Conference
Springfield, VA

This event will provide an opportunity for government, industry and academia to discuss the current and future state of the Signal Corps. It will include government and industry presentations as well as tabletop exhibits. This is the single event each year that provides industry an opportunity to meet with leaders who utilize existing and new technology.


MAR 12-15


MAR


TBD

AFCEA Hosted Regimental Signal Ball
Springfield, VA

This annual black-tie social event brings the Army Signal Corps together to celebrate the rich history of those who enable mission command and give shape to the network that supports the warfighter of both today and tomorrow. Featuring a reception, formal banquet, live entertainment and dancing, this is a wonderful opportunity to socialize with leaders, coworkers and friends. Attendees will include representatives from all levels of Signal leadership, industry professionals and friends of the Signal Corps. Space is limited, so sign up early.


MAR 15


MAR


TBD

AFCEA Spring Intelligence Symposium
Springfield, VA

The 38th annual AFCEA Spring Intelligence Symposium returns to the NGA Campus East in Springfield, Virginia. This classified (TS/SCI) two- day flagship intelligence event is a forum for Intelligence Community professional discussion and an ideal venue for learning and networking.


MAR 19-20


MAR


TBD
APRIL 2019 2020 2021

Foreign Naval & Maritime Threat Symposium
Chantilly, VA

The Office of Naval Intelligence-AFCEA Foreign Naval and Maritime Threat Symposium will focus on Great Power threats, challenges and areas where industry can help mitigate risk. Hear directly from Vice Adm. Matt Kohler, USN, deputy chief of Naval Operations for Information Warfare, and director of Naval Intelligence. Classified (TS/SCI) threat presentations round out the day. ONI leaders and analysts will provide presentations that cover not only the maritime and cyber threat environment but also Navy intelligence requirements and desired outcomes in the context of Navy and U.S. Defense Department planning.


APR 11


APR


TBD

USINDOPACOM Coalition Interoperability Forum
Fort Shafter, HI

Future conflicts involving the United States will require regional coalitions of like-minded, capable and interoperable partners. Efforts to achieve this in a coalition environment have stagnated in the past 14 years. The U.S. needs to energize the community of interest, including organizations in industry, academia, government and military, to accelerate these efforts. USINDOPACOM is hosting this event to discuss major challenges impacting coalition interoperability to rapidly field warfighting capabilities.


APR 16-17


APR


TBD

Homeland Security Conference
Washington, DC

More than any other operations, homeland security missions call for coordinated and end- to-end collaboration. Success depends on preparing for the unknowable, preventing the unthinkable and planning recovery from the unimaginable. To assist in the process, AFCEA International brings together the people in charge of ensuring success--from subject matter experts to frontline responders--for three days of open discussion about the various aspects of homeland security.


APR 22-24


APR


TBD

8A STARS III On-Ramp: Teaming and Prepping
Tysons Corner, VA

Federal agencies spend more than $1.5 billion per year on IT services through the 8A STARS II GWAC. Although it doesn't expire until 2021, experts recommend the GSA issue the RFP for its replacement in 2019. This event covers how 8A companies should prepare to bid and what non- 8A companies should do for teaming on 8A STARS III task orders.


APR 30


APR


TBD
MAY 2019 2020 2021

TechNet Cyber
Baltimore, MD

Adversaries have taken to cyberspace to wage continuous campaigns against political, economic and security interests. Protecting cyber assets that connect people to information requires more than a single entity. At TechNet Cyber, formerly the Defensive Cyber Operations Symposium, multiple partners will network, collaborate and create a formidable united front more powerful than individual efforts can achieve alone.


MAY 14-16


JUN 2-4


JUN 8-10

EPIC Speaker Series
Fairfax, VA

Join us for our annual EPIC speaker series where we will have a panel of senior government officials from the FBI and NGA on how those performing supporting intelligence functions in the Washington DC Metro Area maintain focus on how their jobs enable mission for those on the ground or in country. Hear from ADD Paul Abbate on how serving at the FBI intelligence is critical to support operations and hear from Jennifer Daniels about how NGA is leveraging technology and processes within her organization to ensure end mission users get what they need.


MAY 14


MAY


TBD

NITEC19
Oslo, Norway

The NCI Agency flagship industry conference and AFCEA TechNet International will take place in the High North and will focus on command, control, communications, computers, intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance (C4ISR), information technology and technological challenges. For the highlights from NITEC18, visit http://nitec19.com/.


MAY 20-22


MAY


TBD

AFCEA/GMU Critical Issues in C4I Symposium
Fairfax, VA

The AFCEA/GMU Critical Issues in C4I Symposium brings academia, industry and government together to address important issues in C4I technology and systems R&D.


MAY 21-22


MAY


TBD
JUNE 2019 2020 2021

Small Business Mentor-Protege Networking Event
Tysons Corner, VA

Join us for an intimate and candid conversation with Mehul Sanghani, founder and CEO of Octo Consulting. Mehul will share his lessons learned and advice based on his experience leading Octo from inception, through the 8(a) and small business set-aside status, and into to a successful mid-tier company, which in April 2019 announced a strategic investment partnership with Arlington Capital Partners. Mehul has graciously agreed to share some stories of his successes and failures with the participants of the AFCEA SBC 2019 Mentor Protege Pilot Program. Light refreshments will be served.


JUN 6


JUN


TBD

Classified Cyber Forum
Chantilly, VA

This classified conference moves beyond the potential implications of artificial intelligence and machine learning for national security and focuses on their affect on the cyber community. Topics will include AI/ML consequences for national cybersecurity policy, AI/ML implications for offensive and defensive cyber actions, an assessment of strategic actors employing AI/ML, and the security and limitations of AI/ML systems themselves.


JUN 12


JUN 19


TBD

Navy Information Warfare Industry Day
Springfield, VA

Navy Information Warfare Industry Day provides business intelligence in the context of the Navy Strategy for Achieving Information Dominance. This classified (Secret/NOFORN) event stresses the public-private partnership and identifies areas where industry can support the Navy Information Warfare Community and its mission. AFCEA Intelligence, the Naval Intelligence Professionals and the Office of the Deputy Chief of Naval Operations for Information Warfare sponsor this event.


JUN 21


JUL 30


TBD

Army Intelligence Industry Day
Springfield, VA

U.S. Army Intelligence is evolving to be more adaptive and agile to provide asymmetric support to this regionally aligned, globally engaged service. This classified (Secret/NOFORN) event focuses on opportunities for the private sector and the importance Army Intelligence places on its relationship with industry. The event is co- sponsored by AFCEA Intelligence and the Office of the Deputy Chief of Staff for Intelligence, Headquarters, U.S. Army.


JUN 27


JUN 17


TBD
AUGUST 2019 2020 2021

TechNet Augusta
Augusta, GA

TechNet Augusta 2019 gives participants the opportunity to examine and explore the intricacies of the cyber domain. With assistance from the U.S. Army Cyber Center of Excellence and industry experts, the conference is designed to open the lines of communication and facilitate networking, education and problem solving. Leaders and operators also discuss the procurement challenges the military, government and industry face during a time of uncertain budgets and runaway technology advances.


AUG 19-23


AUG 17-21


AUG 16-19
SEPTEMBER 2019 2020 2021

Intelligence & National Security Summit
National Harbor, MD

AFCEA International and the Intelligence and National Security Alliance (INSA) present the annual Intelligence & National Security Summit, featuring leaders from both the public and private sectors in two full days of discussions, panels and keynotes about the needs of the U.S. Intelligence Community.


SEP 4-5


SEP 17-18


TBD

Intelligence & National Security Summit -- Classified Day
Springfield, VA

A new feature of the Intelligence & National Security Summit, this classified day will expand and amplify the summit's topics, themes and discussions of the nation's intelligence and national security challenges. Selected sessions include: Leadership Perspective from Dr. Lisa Porter, deputy undersecretary of defense for research and engineering on technology strategies and priorities; panel discussion on community budget and investment priorities; and multiple sessions with networking opportunities on technology challenges such as cyber, space and AI.


SEP 12


SEP


TBD

Small Business Procurement Series: Alliant 2 and 8A STARS III Bidding and Teaming
McLean, VA

Two of the biggest GWACs are coming out for bid: 8A STARS III and the reopening of Alliant 2 Small Business. BD Squared's Stephanie Mitchell and Brian Friel will walk you through the keys to participating in these multi-billion-dollar competitions, including prime and subcontract opportunities. They'll cover what to do to prepare to bid and what you need to know to be competitive. Don't miss out on these major IT services contract opportunities.


SEP 17


SEP


TBD

Federal Identity Forum
Tampa, FL

The Federal Identity Forum (FedID) is the U.S. federal government's primary outreach and collaboration-building event with the identity community worldwide. This annual event promotes a comprehensive understanding of current capabilities, pending needs, market trends and future directions. The goal is to advance public-private and cross-discipline collaboration to improve the application of identity and access management disciplines across all mission spaces.


SEP 23-26


SEP 8-11


TBD
OCTOBER 2019 2020 2021

Small Business Procurement Series: The Runway Extension Act
Tysons Corner, VA

This series brings business intelligence and networking opportunities, specifically organized for small businesses. October's topic: The Runway Extension Act. Whether you're a small business now or a large business that will become small again, the act is going to reshape the competitive landscape for every opportunity you bid on in the federal market. Learn how the new law affects you, how it scrambles the fight for contract dollars--and what you need to do to take advantage of it.


OCT 3


OCT


TBD

TechNet Europe
Bratislava, Slovak Republic

TechNet Europe, AFCEA Europe's second largest annual event, will be held under the patronage of the Minister of Defence, Slovak Republic. Discussion of highly topical issues such as the C5ISR crossroads, including supply chain security, smart perimeter and weapons system security, will result in new insights and unprecedented solutions involving nontraditional partners in industry, academia and government.


OCT 23-24


OCT


TBD
NOVEMBER 2019 2020 2021

MILCOM
Norfolk, VA

At MILCOM, global military communications professionals face command, control, communications, computing, intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance (C4ISR) challenges head on. They look at them from every angle and discuss them from end to end--research and development through future needs. The conference allows industry the opportunity to hear and understand the requirements, pace of change and state of play in a variety of C4ISR markets serving the military, federal agencies and multinational entities.


NOV 12-14


NOV


TBD

TechNet Indo-Pacific
Honolulu, HI

TechNet Indo-Pacific is co-sponsored by AFCEA International and AFCEA Hawaii. It is the largest event in the Pacific Rim focusing on regional defense issues. Keynote speakers, panel moderators and panelists will discuss defense policies and challenges in the Asia- Pacific region and their relevance to both industry and government. Industry exhibitors will demonstrate products and solutions to meet the services' requirements and needs.


NOV 19-21


OCT 27-29


NOV 9-11

Coalition Interoperability Forum
Honolulu, HI

USINDOPACOM is hosting a Coalition Interoperability Forum co-located with TechNet Indo-Pacific to strengthen the community of interest, including commercial industry, academia, government and military. Practitioners and experts will discuss major challenges and how to accelerate efforts to achieve effective and efficient coalition interoperability. The forum's goal is to bring together the U.S. and mission partner stakeholder community to accelerate the rapid acquisition and fielding of coalition interoperability solutions.


NOV 19-21


NOV


TBD
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