FedID/Homeland Security 2017: Content, Media, Presentations

The Homeland Security Conference and Fed ID Forum and Expo brought together diverse protection professionals who discussed a variety of topics about securing the homeland and exploring identity challenges. 

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Upcoming AFCEA Events

The Changing Face of Acquisition: Understanding the Opportunity of Simplified Acquisitions
05/30/2019 - 05/30/2019
Online, Web

Simplified Acquisitions allows buyers at federal agencies to make purchases with a reduced administrative lead time and level of effort so they can get essential goods and services to agency customers faster than other procurement methods. The rules for this type of purchase conveys a preference for agencies to engage with small business concerns as well as a reduced level of effort for vendors when responding to these requirements. Learn about the continuing upward trend in utilization of Simplified Acquisition and fiscal spending during this online event.

Small Business Mentor-Protege Networking Event
06/06/2019 - 06/06/2019
Maggiano's Little Italy, Tysons Galleria, 2001 International Drive, Tysons Corner, VA

Join us for an intimate and candid conversation with Mehul Sanghani, founder and CEO of Octo Consulting. Mehul will share his lessons learned and advice based on his experience leading Octo from inception, through the 8(a) and small business set-aside status, and into to a successful mid-tier company, which in April 2019 announced a strategic investment partnership with Arlington Capital Partners. Mehul has graciously agreed to share some stories of his successes and failures with the participants of the AFCEA SBC 2019 Mentor Protege Pilot Program. We are also inviting other AFCEA members who would like to come and learn. The event will have hors d'oeuvres, drinks, and will be from 4-6 pm on Thursday, June 6, at Maggiano's Little Italy in Tysons Corner, Virginia. About Octo:Octo has more than 13 years of experience developing leading edge solutions for the Federal Government across healthcare, national security, civilian, and defense agencies. Octo provides specialized solutions focused on modernizing the Federal Government's aging IT infrastructure and core mission systems. Octo provides a wide array of technical capabilities including Agile software development and UI/UX to build user-focused systems; cloud migration and infrastructure management to drive cost efficiencies; and emerging technologies like RPA and blockchain to enhance automation and security.

Classified Cyber Forum
06/12/2019 - 06/12/2019
Perspecta Conference Center, Chantilly, VA

This classified conference moves beyond the potential implications of artificial intelligence and machine learning for national security and focuses on their affect on the cyber community. Topics will include AI/ML consequences for national cybersecurity policy, AI/ML implications for offensive and defensive cyber actions, an assessment of strategic actors employing AI/ML, and the security and limitations of AI/ML systems themselves.

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