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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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Spring Intelligence Symposium--POSTPONED
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.
Small Business Procurement Series--NOW VIRTUAL!
04/08/2020 1:00 to 3:00 pm ET
Now being held virtually! CIO-SP3 has become a go-to best-in-class vehicle for IT services for buyers acrossdefense and civilian agencies. The recompete, CIO-SP4, is going to be one of the biggest contract battles of the year. BD Squared will break down what companies need to do to prepare to bid, review the timeline for the competition and examine the biggest factors that will determine who will win. From discussions about small business IDIQs to task orders, this event will ensure that attendees won't miss out on opportunities that match their capabilities.
AFCEA CMMC Symposium--NOW VIRTUAL!
04/23/2020 8 a.m.-12 p.m.
Now a virtual event with its face-to-face component being rescheduled for later this summer! The Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification (CMMC), which rolls out later this year, 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 DoD, agency, industry and CMMC Accreditation Body leaders. Don't miss this chance to prepare for the CMMC!
AFCEA GMU Critical Issues in C4I Symposium--NOW VIRTUAL!
For well over a decade, the AFCEA/GMU Critical Issues in C4I Symposium has connected academia, industry and government annually to address important issues in technology and systems research and development. The audience is typically more than 70% government/military featuring decision makers at all levels looking to advance their understanding of the key C4I challenges being faced now and in the future. Join live online streaming sessions.
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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AFCEA Army Signal Conference--RESCHEDULED FROM LATE MARCH
Waterford at Springfield, Springfield, VA
Signal leadership from the Army gather for three days of presentations, program updates and meetings. Substantial time on June 15 and 16 will be dedicated to industry interaction. The annual Signal Ball takes place on June 18.
Army Intelligence Industry Day
NGA, 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.
AFCEA Regimental Signal Ball
06/18/2020 5:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
The Waterford, Springfield, VA
Rescheduled from March 27th--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.
Classified Cyber Forum
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.
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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AFCEA Europe workshop
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.
Federal Identity Forum
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
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.
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.
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
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.
WEST Conference and Exhibition
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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