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This is the events page for AFCEA International. AFCEA is well-renowned for its networking conferences, and it has been providing networking and educational opportunities for more than 70 years.  AFCEA’s networking events include cyber security, information technology, military, intelligence, homeland security, education, and communications. AFCEA educational events include the on location events below as well as webinars and other online events. 

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AFCEA Europe Artificial Intelligence workshop
Brussels, Belgium

This workshop is about restructuring decision-making processes in hierarchical organisations, the military, in the light of Artificial Intelligence reaching new dimensions ( real AI ). How is industry adapting to new technologies? What are specific military requirements? How to make AI secure? How will the workforce react? Join this debate with experts from the NATO and EU institutions, academia and industry!

WEST Conference and Exhibition
03/02/2020 - 03/03/2020
San Diego Convention Center, San Diego, CA

Learn and network while exploring and experiencing the latest platforms, leading-edge technologies and state-of-the-art networking capabilities that support the Sea Services' operations. The Western Conference and Exposition (WEST) presents government, military, industry and academia senior leaders who gather to discuss emerging systems, platforms and technologies that will impact all areas of operations. WEST is co-sponsored by AFCEA International and the U.S. Naval Institute, both nonprofit, nonlobbying membership associations. Registration is free for military and government personnel.

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Spring Intelligence Symposium
03/24/2020 - 03/25/2020
NGA Campus East, Springfield, VA

The 39th 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.

Army Signal Conference
03/24/2020 - 03/27/2020
Waterford at Springfield, Springfield, VA

Signal leadership from the Army gather for three days of presentations, program updates and meetings. Substantial time on March 25 and 26 will be dedicated to industry interaction. The annual Signal Ball takes place on March 27.

AFCEA Regimental Signal Ball
03/27/2020 5:30 - 11:30 PM
Waterford at Springfield, Springfield, VA

The annual black-tie AFCEA Regimental Signal Ball brings the Army Signal Corps together to celebrate the rich history of those who enable mission command and to shape the network and enable the force for today's and tomorrow's challenges. This gala event features a reception followed by a formal banquet, entertainment, Regimental Award presentations and dancing. Attendees will include representatives from all levels of Signal leadership, industry professionals and friends of the Signal Corps.

Small Business Procurement Series networking event
04/22/2020 4:00 to 6:00 pm
Tysons Corner, VA

This series brings you business intelligence and networking opportunities, specifically organized for small businesses.

AFCEA CMMC Symposium
04/23/2020 8 a.m.-5 p.m.
The Waterford, Springfield, VA

The Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification (CMMC) rolls out later this year, which will affect both homeland security and the defense industrial base. The certification schema challenges industry with many issues, both known and unknown. This symposium unpacks the model to aid industry in understanding how their contracting strategies will change. Presenters include agency leaders developing the CMMC as well as industry representatives who have implemented NIST SP 800-171 and related cybersecurity control standards. Don't miss this chance to prepare for the CMMC!

TechNet Cyber
06/02/2020 - 06/04/2020
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, multiple partners will network, collaborate and create a formidable united front more powerful than individual efforts can achieve alone.

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Classified Cyber Forum
06/19/2020 8:00-5:00
Perspecta Conference Center, Chantilly, VA

This conference, presented at the SECRET level, will discuss in depth a cybersecurity topic of national interest. We will explore the implications for national cybersecurity policy, the changing cyber threat landscape, and other facets of the overall theme.

AFCEA Europe workshop
Brussels, Belgium

This workshop is dedicated to the increasing importance of the space domain for operations and national welfare and its cyber security requirements. How can we maintain security over a long time period under the harsh conditions of space? The newest challenges, concepts and technologies will be discussed by representatives from NATO, EU, national governments, research institutions and industry.

TechNet Augusta
08/17/2020 - 08/21/2020
Augusta, GA

TechNet Augusta provides a forum for key military professionals from the U.S. Defense Department, armed services and U.S. Coast Guard to discuss issues and share ideas. Government, industry and academic speakers address a range of topics and focus on the importance of the network, security issues and training to enable operational forces to modernize and be ready to meet emerging challenges in 2025 and beyond.

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Federal Identity Forum
09/08/2020 - 09/11/2020
Marriott Marquis, Atlanta, GA

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.

Intelligence & National Security Summit
09/17/2020 - 09/18/2020
Gaylord 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.

JSEC Conference
09/29/2020 - 09/30/2020
Stuttgart, Germany

This two-day conference focuses on stock-taking and experiences in preparation of upcoming exercises, identifying needs and requirements with regard to information standardisation and Cyber Security, and learning about best practices from industry both for their own global logistics as well as for commercial options in support of military mobility.

TechNet Indo-Pacific
10/27/2020 - 10/29/2020
Hilton Hawaiian Village, 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 Indo- Pacific region and their relevance to both industry and government. Industry exhibitors will demonstrate products and solutions to meet the services' requirements and needs.

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TechNet Europe 2020
11/18/2020 - 11/19/2020
Lisbon, Portugal

At AFCEA Europe's flagship annual event, actual needs, developments and solutions are discussed in the area of military command, control, communications, computers, intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance (C4ISR), and governmental cybersecurity and defence from a European and transAtlantic perspective.

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