|DAYTON-WRIGHT CHAPTER CHAPTER - Oct 19, 2009|
In October, the chapter held its largest annual conference and trade show, InfoTech 2009. The theme for this year's event was "Information...Integral to the Joint Fight." More than 2,600 professionals from industry, government and academia interested in defense information technologies attended. The conference hosted a career fair in which 15 organizations participated, including Wright-Patterson Air Force Base (AFB), Ohio. The event's distinguished speakers included Gen. Donald J. Hoffman, USAF, commander, Air Force Materiel Command, Wright-Patterson AFB, and Gen. C. Robert Kehler, USAF, commander, Air Force Space Command, Peterson AFB, Colorado. Along with InfoTech, the chapter's activities have helped provide forums to discuss research and development; supercomputing, constructive and virtual modeling, simulation and analysis; operational support systems expertise; and government and industry technical infrastructure at Wright-Patterson AFB and the surrounding area.