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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. 


National Preparedness and Infrastructure Protection Symposium
02/06/2019 - 02/06/2019
Doubletree by Hilton Washington DC - Crystal City, 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.

The National Security Technology Forum and Exposition (NSTFX)
02/12/2019 - 02/12/2019
San Diego Convention Center, 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, the NST Forum and Exposition 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.

WEST Conference and Exhibition
02/13/2019 - 02/15/2019
San Diego Convention Center, 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.

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3rd European GeoInformation Symposium and Exposition
02/26/2019 - 02/27/2019
NHow Hotel, 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.

2019 Army Signal Conference
03/12/2019 - 03/15/2019
Waterford at Springfield, 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.

AFCEA Hosted 2019 Regimental Signal Ball
03/15/2019 - 03/15/2019
Waterford at Springfield, 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.

AFCEA Spring Intelligence Symposium
03/19/2019 - 03/20/2019
NGA Campus East, 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.

Foreign Naval Maritime Threat Symposium
04/11/2019 - 04/11/2019
Perspecta, Chantilly, VA

Coming Soon!

USINDOPACOM Coalition Interoperability Forum
04/16/2019 - 04/17/2019
Hale Ikena, 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.

Homeland Security Conference
04/22/2019 - 04/24/2019
Ronald Reagan Building, 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.

TechNet Cyber
05/14/2019 - 05/16/2019
Baltimore Convention Center, 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.

05/20/2019 - 05/22/2019
Oslo, Norway

NITEC19 takes place in 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

AFCEA/GMU Critical Issues in C4I Symposium
05/21/2019 - 05/22/2019
George Mason University Johnson Center, 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.

Navy Information Warfare Industry Day
06/21/2019 - 06/21/2019
NGA Campus East, 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.

Army Intelligence Industry Day
06/27/2019 - 06/27/2019
NGA Campus East, 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.

TechNet Augusta
08/19/2019 - 08/23/2019
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.

Intelligence & National Security Summit
09/04/2019 - 09/05/2019
Gaylord Hotel & Convention Center, National Harbor, MD

Coming Soon!

Federal Identity Forum 2019
09/23/2019 - 09/26/2019
Tampa Convention Center, 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.

TechNet Indo-Pacific 2019
11/19/2019 - 11/21/2019
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 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.

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