Congratulations to our 2019 40 Under 40 award winners!

The Young AFCEAN program offers professionals 40 years old and under unparalleled networking opportunities with senior leaders. It also includes the opportunity to work with others who will become future leaders in industry, military, government and academia.

AFCEA is unique in the way it includes young members in leadership, management and planning throughout the association and its chapters. Young AFCEANs also have board-level representation in AFCEA International.

Opportunities Include:

  • Attending prestigious events to learn
  • Networking with senior leaders and your peers in the industry
  • Executing small- to large-scale events at the chapter level
  • Holding leadership positions at both the chapter and AFCEA International level
  • Giving back to the community by helping to raise scholarship money
  • Having worldwide connections and opportunities to engage globally through AFCEA's  chapters.
  • Writing and being published in SIGNAL Magazine
  • Joining AFCEA International Committees, such as EPIC or the Young AFCEAN Membership Subcommittee

Young AFCEAN Advisory Council Members

See how AFCEA benefits you in this video about the Young AFCEAN network


Learn more about individual member benefits.


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Recent News

LONDON CHAPTER: Chapter Marks its 65th Anniversary
The chapter is one of the oldest of AFCEA International-founded in February, 1954. In June, the chapter marked its 65th Anniversary at the Annual Cyber Dinner in the Founders' Dining Hall at Royal Holloway University of London, whe ...

HAMPTON ROADS CHAPTER: Chapter Hosts Third Annual Maritime IT Summit
The Maritime IT Summit was hosted in June by the chapter in conjunction with the DON IT Conference, East Coast 2019. This was the third annual summit held at Hilton Norfolk The Main Hotel near the Norfolk waterfront. Key events includ ...

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Upcoming Events


08/14/2019YAC Social
Nottingham's, Columbia, MD
08/29/201910th Annual Young AFCEAN Crab Feast
Leidos Field at Ripken Stadium, Aberdeen, MD
09/06/2019Get Fit with YAAC: Centerpoint 5k
09/10/2019Technology Over Bagels with VMware
Praxis Engineering, Annapolis Junction, MD
09/11/2019YAC Social
Nottingham's, Columbia, MD

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