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This is the events page for AFCEA international. You can see a list of upcoming events and also an archive of information from past events. 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 Small Business Innovation Summit
07/26/2018 - 07/26/2018
Sheraton Tysons Hotel, Vienna, VA

Small businesses are a gold mine of innovation. Their agility enables them to turn ideas into solutions quickly, change direction at the speed of requirement evolution and tackle unique problems. This conference will highlight innovative processes, products and solutions and encourage a dialogue about how to break down barriers to collaboration.

OASIS On-Ramps: Teaming and Prepping -- Sold Out!
07/31/2018 - 07/31/2018
Woo Lae Oak, Vienna, VA

The General Services Administration's One Acquisition Solution for Integrated Services, or OASIS, contract vehicle has become a multi-billion-dollar juggernaut with hundreds of task orders for a broad range of professional services awarded by dozens of federal buyers. GSA is about to open up the contract to new prime contractors through an open season on-ramp. GSA may introduce a teaming option that didn't exist in the RFP five years ago. This event will discuss the timeline for the on-ramps and what you need to know about teaming to start prepping to bid.

TechNet Augusta
08/20/2018 - 08/24/2018
Augusta Marriott at the Convention Center, Augusta, GA

TechNet Augusta provides a forum for 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 cyber electromagnetic activities for unified land operations. NEW THIS YEAR: A unique one-day teacher training workshop and networking forum will focus on STEM for teachers in Augusta and surrounding secondary school districts. Learn more!

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AFCEA Educator and Industry Forum
08/21/2018 - 08/21/2018
Student Auditorium, Augusta Cyber Center, Augusta, GA

Held in conjunction with TechNet Augusta 2018, this one-day teacher training workshop and networking forum will focus on STEM for teachers in Augusta and surrounding secondary school districts. Educators will build connections with industry partners that may have local and/or underused STEM education and training resources that can be brought to bear in K-12 settings regionally. The growing demand for a STEM-literate cyber workforce makes this the perfect time and place to strengthen the connections between the education and business ecosystems throughout the region.

Intelligence and National Security Summit
09/04/2018 - 09/05/2018
Gaylord Hotel & Convention Center, National Harbor, MD

AFCEA Intelligence and the Intelligence and National Security Alliance (INSA) are hosting the Intelligence & National Security Summit, which features leaders from both the public and private sectors who will discuss the needs of the U.S. Intelligence Community.

AFCEA Europe Cryptography workshop
09/13/2018 - 09/13/2018
Pullman Brussels Centre Midi, Brussels, Belgium

AFCEA Europe will organise for the first time a one-day conference on cryptography gathering experts from NATO, the EU institutions, industry and academia. We will discuss the role of cryptography today and how it will change in the future.

2018 Sarnoff Award Reception and Dinner
09/20/2018 - 09/20/2018
Ronald Reagan Building and International Trade Center, Washington, DC

Reception and dinner honoring Adm. Michael S. Rogers, USN, as the 2017 David Sarnoff Award winner, AFCEA's highest honor.

Federal Identity Forum 2018
09/25/2018 - 09/27/2018
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.

10/29/2018 - 10/31/2018
LAX Marriott, Los Angeles, CA

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 research and development through future needs. The conference allows industry 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.

     Continuing Education at this Event

TechNet Europe 2018
11/06/2018 - 11/07/2018
Hilton Sorrento Palace, Sorrento, Italy

TechNet Europe 2018 will illustrate the international regulatory, institutional and cooperative framework, deepen operational aspects and provide perspective on technological solutions. In addition, it will emphasize the need for sharing surveillance data and exchanging information gathered from a variety of advanced technologies--from sensors to analytics--between agencies and among nations and nongovernmental organizations.

TechNet Asia-Pacific 2018
11/13/2018 - 11/15/2018
Hilton Hawaiian Village, Honolulu, HI

TechNet Asia-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.

Offset East
12/05/2018 - 12/06/2018
Doubletree by Hilton Washington DC - Crystal City, 300 Army Navy Drive, Arlington, VA 22202, VA

The Offset East-Symposium promotes constructive engagement between the DOD, Defense Industrial Base, and venture capital organization, along with the national security communities to accelerate discovery of and access to technologies, thereby building new business relationships. This first time Symposium on the East Coast will seek to connect Baltimore, Washington DC, and Northern Virginia as a powerful and networked group of leaders and innovators to truly accelerate access to innovation. Three expert panel sessions will cover: Updates from mission-users on the latest, critical national security use-cases Insights into accessing non-traditional defense contractors and partners through prototypes, proofs-of-concept, and rapid acquisition vehicles Partnering VC community and U.S. Government

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.

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.

AFCEA Defensive Cyber Operations Symposium
05/14/2019 - 05/16/2019
Baltimore Convention Center, Baltimore, MD

Cyber operations are a challenging mission for the U.S. Defense Department and government community that builds, operates and defends networks. Cyber leaders and warriors must continually evolve to adapt to future innovations and develop and leverage cutting-edge tools and technologies. Participants will discuss requirements and solutions to ensure the networks within DoD are adaptive, resilient and effective across a range of uses and against diverse threats.

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.

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.

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