AFCEA INNOVATION CONNECTION

 

AFCEA International Small Business Committee

presents

AFCEA INNOVATION CONNECTION

June 25, 2021

3:00 p.m. ET

The Innovation Subcommittee of AFCEA International’s Small Business Committee is launching a new program, called the INNOVATION CONNECTION, that is designed to focus on new, disruptive and emerging technologies. This program offers a unique opportunity for the small business community—from start-ups to more seasoned companies—to gain visibility and showcase their innovative technology to a small group representing the U.S. government, the venture capitalist community and subject matter experts from private industry.  We are looking for innovations in all emerging areas including cyber, IT, AI/ML, blockchain, quantum science, autonomy & more.

We are seeking interested participants and judges for the first in a series of four exciting sessions hosted in a VIRTUAL environment.  Our third INNOVATION CONNECTION event will take place on Friday,25 June at 3pm ET.  If you are interested, please email our team at corp-mbr@afcea.org or call Barbara Bridges at (703) 405-9752 for more details. The registration fee is $250.

Judges

Glenn Hernandez, Former CISO, USCG, OpEdge Solutions 

Armando Seay, Dreamport/Maryland Innovation & Security Institute

George Ohanian, Director, Warfighter Support Directorate, US Army Geospatial Center

 

May 14, 2021 Innovation Connection

 

Judges

Glenn Hernandez, Former CISO, USCG, OpEdge Solutions 

Armando Seay, Dreamport/Maryland Innovation & Security Institute

Paula Hall, Department of Homeland Security Procurement Innovation Lab 

Dr. K "Kammy" Sanghera, George Mason University

Participants

AiCyber, Paul Randhawa 

HumanTouch Connect2IT, William Liberti

GCubed, Inc., Wendy Maurer

Colvin Run Networks, Nikhil Shenoy

 

 April 16, 2021 Innovation Connection

Judges

Venture capitalist: Chris Woods, Option 3 Ventures, Principal

Innovation lead: Sean Gallagher, In-Q-Tel, Vice President-Intelligence 

Industry partner: Tom Brazil, ICS, Chief Digital and Innovation Officer

Government executive: George Ohanian, Director, Warfighter Support Directorate, US Army Geospatial Center

Participants

IMPRES Technology Solutions presented by Robert Osborne, Chief Technology Officer

Astrapi Corporation, presented by David Shaw, co-founder and Cheif Commerical Officer

Nucleus Security, Inc. presented by Steve Carter, co-founder

Axellio Inc presented by Mark Zeller, Chief Revenue Officer
 

 

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