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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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AFCEA Small Business Mentor-Protégé Program Kick-Off
02/04/2020 3:00 to 6:00 pm
AFCEA Headquarters, Fairfax, VA

A networking event to provide structure and background to AFCEA's newest and strongest effort to date to match small business mentors with protégés. You'll gain both strategic and tactical knowledge to increase your competitive edge!

Army Cloud And Data Colloquium
02/10/2020 - 02/11/2020
MITRE Building 1, McLean, VA

The colloquium will focus on communicating and reinforcing the Army Cloud/Data vision, and providing strategic guidance and direction from Army leadership.Specific working groups will address policy, strategy, challenges, and concerns; barriers to entry; and Data EXORD challenges and way ahead. Additionally, guests from industry/academia will provide insights on the latest cloud/data trends that will help the Army ensure digital overmatch and achieve the Army Cloud/Data vision. Overall attendance will be limited due to the size of the MITRE facility. Registration in advance is required. No cost to attend.

AFCEA Europe Artificial Intelligence workshop
Brussels, Belgium

This workshop is about restructuring decision-making processes in hierarchical organisations, the military, in the light of Artificial Intelligence reaching new dimensions ( real AI ). How is industry adapting to new technologies? What are specific military requirements? How to make AI secure? How will the workforce react? Join this debate with experts from the NATO and EU institutions, academia and industry!

WEST Conference and Exhibition
03/02/2020 - 03/03/2020
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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Spring Intelligence Symposium
03/24/2020 - 03/25/2020
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.

Army Signal Conference
03/24/2020 - 03/27/2020
Waterford at Springfield, Springfield, VA

Signal leadership from the Army gather for three days of presentations, program updates and meetings. Substantial time on March 25 and 26 will be dedicated to industry interaction. The annual Signal Ball takes place on March 27.

AFCEA Regimental Signal Ball
03/27/2020 5:30 - 11:30 PM
Waterford at Springfield, Springfield, VA

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.

Small Business Procurement Series networking event
04/22/2020 4:00 to 6:00 pm
Tysons Corner, VA

This series brings you business intelligence and networking opportunities, specifically organized for small businesses.

AFCEA CMMC Symposium
04/23/2020 8 a.m.-5 p.m.
The Waterford, Springfield, VA

The Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification (CMMC) rolls out later this year, which 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 agency leaders developing the CMMC as well as industry representatives who have implemented NIST SP 800-171 and related cybersecurity control standards. Don't miss this chance to prepare for the CMMC!

TechNet Cyber
06/02/2020 - 06/04/2020
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, multiple partners will network, collaborate and create a formidable united front more powerful than individual efforts can achieve alone.

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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 Europe workshop
Brussels, Belgium

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.

Navy Information Warfare Industry Day
NGA, 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.

TechNet Augusta
08/17/2020 - 08/21/2020
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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Federal Identity Forum
09/08/2020 - 09/11/2020
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
09/17/2020 - 09/18/2020
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.

JSEC Conference
09/29/2020 - 09/30/2020
Stuttgart, Germany

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.

TechNet Indo-Pacific
10/27/2020 - 10/29/2020
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.

TechNet Europe 2020
11/18/2020 - 11/19/2020
Lisbon, Portugal

At AFCEA Europe's flagship annual event, actual needs, developments and solutions are discussed in the area of military C4ISR (Command, Control, Communications, Computing, Intelligence, Surveillance, Reconnaissance), and governmental Cyber Security and Defence from a European and transatlantic perspective.

WEST Conference and Exhibition
02/16/2021 - 02/18/2021
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) 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 personnel.

TechNet Cyber
06/08/2021 - 06/10/2021
Baltimore Convention Center, Baltimore, MD

The cyberspace battlefield has changed. No longer an arena where adversaries launch a single distributed denial of service attack, lob a virus or infiltrate a network, it is now a state of persistent barrages and simultaneous campaigns. Attacks against high-value targets still occur, but they are accompanied by a torrent of continuous assaults on political, economic and security interests.Reflecting this altered, enlarged, and pan-organizational battle-space, the Defensive Cyber Operations Symposium has been re-named AFCEA TechNet Cyber, forming one of the pillars of the TechNet brand and encompassing both DoD as well as civilian agencies across a broad spectrum of mission sets.

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