Small Business Events

Upcoming AFCEA Events With a Small Business Focus

AFCEA International hosts a variety of events with content designed specifically for our Small Business members. Matchmaking with government primes, networking receptions and symposia are just a few examples of our events that take place as stand-alone virtual events, or at AFCEA Headquarters, or in conjunction with other AFCEA International events.

Navy Information Warfare Day
09/28/2021 0800-1700
NGA, Springfield, VA

This industry-focused Secret-level discussion the Navy IW enterprise s first since 2019 will focus on the IW priorities shaping Fleet readiness, acquisition, and modernization in support of the Tri-Service Maritime Strategy. Navy leaders and experts will describe current and future IW investments in the Fleet, in unmanned systems, in cybersecurity, and in unmanned systems -- to minimize operational risk while meeting the increasingly urgent pacing threat. The goal of the day is to thoughtfully explore how the public and private sectors can best work together now to address the Navy s gaps and barriers to programmatic and operational success.

SIGNAL WEBINAR Sponsored by RedSeal: Real World Lessons From Large-Scale Cloud Migrations
09/29/2021 1:00 PM ET

Examine the challenges in inventorying your applications, network and services prior to your cloud implementation, learn the cross-organization coordination necessary for secure cloud deployments and more.

SIGNAL WEBINAR Sponsored by Nokia: Automating Your Communications Network for 5G and Cloud-Ready C5ISR
09/30/2021 9AM ET

Learn the opportunities and challenges for defence networks posed by 5G and cloud-based service delivery, why network and cyber-security automation and orchestration is needed, how to automate your defense strategic and operative networks and more.

Corporate Member Briefing - October 2021
10/13/2021 3:00 PM to 4:00 PM EST

Whether you're new to AFCEA or a longtime member, attend from your desktop to learn how to increase your footprint in the federal space; use AFCEA's brand to enhance your visibility; leverage AFCEA's network of global security and defense professional across DOD and civilian agencies; participate via your local chapter or on national-level committees; and receive discounts on advertising, event registration, sponsorship and exhibits.

SIGNAL WEBINAR Sponsored by Verizon: EIS and the DoD: Transition and Modernize With Ease
10/14/2021 1:00 PM ET

During this webinar, Verizon defense subject matter experts will discuss: What the EIS contract is, how defense agencies should use it to help plan their digital transition journey and ways EIS can help future transformation needs

SIGNAL WEBINAR Sponsored by PacStar: Reliable Multi-Cloud Access at the Tactical Edge
10/20/2021 2:00 PM ET

The rapid adoption of cloud technologies for capabilities envisioned by programs such as JADC2 to support machine learning, IoT and ISR provides new opportunities for defense organizations to achieve and maintain C5ISR overmatch as long as networks can reliably deliver those benefits at the tactical network edge. In this webinar you'll learn about modern tactical networks.

TechNet Cyber
10/27/2021 - 10/28/2021
Baltimore Convention Center, Baltimore, MD

JUST ADDED! DISA's Forecast to Industry, Friday, October 29th! The cyberspace battlefield has changed. No longer an arena where adversaries launch a single distributed denial of service attack, lob a virus or infiltrate a network, it is now a state of persistent barrages and simultaneous campaigns. Attacks against high-value targets still occur, but they are accompanied by a torrent of continuous assaults on political, economic and security interests. TechNet Cyber is a forum for military, industry and academia to discuss and plan how to achieve persistent engagement, presence and innovation. It is the opportunity to devise a new strategy to build resilience and defend networks.

TechNet Indo-Pacific
11/08/2021 - 11/11/2021
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.

SIGNAL WEBINAR Sponsored by Forcepoint: Strategies for Enabling Multi-Domain Collaboration through Secure Data & File Transfer
11/09/2021 1:00 PM ET

Discuss practical considerations for enabling collaboration within and between agencies and allies.

SIGNAL WEBINAR Sponsored by REDCOM: Zero Trust Architectures for the Tactical Edge
11/30/2021 1:00 PM ET

Discuss the state of Zero Trust Architecture (ZTA) today along with some of the challenges in bringing this technology to the edge and learn REDCOM's answer to this problem - a seamless, lightweight, easy-to-deploy authentication solution built from the bottom-up to meet the needs of users in the tactical domain.

Cyber Education, Research, and Training Symposium (CERTS) 2022
01/25/2022 - 01/27/2022
Augusta Marriott at the Convention Center, Augusta, GA

AFCEA International will host the Cyber Education, Research, and Training Symposium (CERTS) in Augusta, Georgia, home of Fort Gordon and the Army's Cyber Center of Excellence. CERTS brings government, education, research, and industry leaders together to focus on advancing cyber workforce development, retention, and support.

WEST Conference and Exhibition
02/16/2022 - 02/18/2022
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.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 personnel.

AFCEA Spring Intelligence Symposium
03/23/2022 - 03/24/2022 0800-1700
NGA, Springfield , VA

Coming soon!

Additional AFCEA Events Interesting to Small Business

Technology over Bagels with Aronetics
10/12/2021 - 10/12/2021
Praxis, Annapolis Junction, MD

About Technology Over Bagels:
TOB is a free monthly technical presentation that takes place on the second Tuesday of every month. Bagels and coffee are available starting at 7:30, and the presentation runs from 8:00-9:00. Typical audience size is 40+. Speakers and attendees range from highly niche technical on-site engineers, consultants, company owners, and business development. TOB is run by Central Maryland's Emerging Leaders, and AFCEA membership is NOT necessary in order to attend.Topic

Space Industry Days
10/20/2021 - 10/21/2021
Los Angeles Airport Marriott , Los Angeles, CA

Space Industry Days has a full agenda again this year spanning two full days and including the following planned events: Keynote speech from SSC/CC Fireside Chat with USAF & USSF leadership Updates from PEOs of the SSC (Portfolio Architect, Atlas, Enterprise, Development, Assured Access to Space and Production Corps) Perspectives from Space Industry Panel, Small Business Panel and Legacy Panel (former Commanders) Meet the Program Managers (PMs) sessions for meet and greet opportunities with front-line PMs

Central Florida Chapter 36th Annual STEM-Education-Programs Golf Fundraiser
10/29/2021 - 10/29/2021
Bloomingdale Golfers Club, 4113 Great Golfers Place, Valrico, 33596, FL

The Central Florida Chapter of AFCEA is proud to be hosting its 36th annual Golf Tournament at Bloomingdale Golfers Club on Friday, October 29th, 2021.For more than 30 years our tournament has brought together civilian and military communities to raise funds for STEM Education scholarships provided through our local Central Florida AFCEA Chapter. The tournament will have a field of over 100 golfers comprised of active and retired military personnel, corporations both large and small, and community leaders-not to mention more than 20 volunteers who make the tournament possible.Raffles, contests, food, drinks, and of course FUN will abound! You are sure to have a great time while supporting this worthy cause!Event Fees:Active Duty Single Golfer - $65Active Duty Foursome - $260Industry Single Golfer - $90Industry Foursome - $360Deadline to register is Monday, Oct 25th

NAMAS 2021
11/02/2021 - 11/03/2021
Virtual or via Watch Party, MD

The NSA Senior Acquisition Executive, in conjunction with the AFCEA Central Maryland Chapter, is proud to announce the NSA/AFCEA Mission and Acquisition Symposium (NAMAS) 2021.

AFCEA NOVA Small Business IT Day
11/04/2021 - 11/04/2021
Westin Dulles, Herndon, VA

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