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Upcoming Events

Homeland Security Conference 2015: Coordinated Response, Integrated Security
Sponsored by AFCEA International
03/10/2015 - 03/11/2015
Ronald Reagan Building and International Trade Center
Washington, D. C.

 More than any other operations, homeland security missions call for coordinated and end-to-end collaboration. Success depends on preparing for the unknowable, preventing the unthinkable and planning recovery from the unimaginable. To assist in the process, AFCEA International brings together the people in charge of ensuring success—from subject matter experts to frontline responders—for two days of open discussion about the various aspects of homeland security. The 2015 line-up of speakers and panelists will explore integrated security and the Internet of Things;emergency management; FirstNet; and the importance of sharing information among other topics, including Ebola crisis management.


Global Force Symposium and Exposition
Sponsored by AUSA Institute of Land Warfare
03/31/2015 - 04/02/2015
The Von Braun Center
Huntsville, Alabama

 The Association of the United States Army will return to the Von Braun Center in Huntsville, Alabama for the 2015 AUSA ILW Global Force Symposium and Exposition (formerly the Winter Symposium). The region is home to 909 defense contractors who collectively provide $5.6 billion in defense contracts for the U.S. government. The featured Command for the 2015 Global Force Symposium will be the U.S. Army Training and Doctrine Command, headquartered at Joint Base Langley-Eustis, Virginia. Team Redstone, headquartered at Redstone Arsenal, Alabama will once again participate in this event and have a very active role.


Cybersecurity Training Conference
Sponsored by Department of Energy
04/20/2015 - 04/23/2015
Sheraton Kansas City Hotel at Crown Center
Kansas City, Missouri

Enabling Agents of Change: Securing DOE through Collaboration

Celebrating 32 years of cyber collaboration in exploring and implementing new cyber technologies required to securely accomplish the DOE mission.

The Department of Energy Chief Information Officer (CIO) and the Associate CIO for Cybersecurity welcome you to participate in their 2015 Department of Energy 32nd Cybersecurity Training Conference.

As an important part of the outreach of the Office of Cybersecurity to the Department's field and program elements, the conference provides opportunities for information exchange among Federal and contractor staff and covers technical and management issues, policy, and awareness related to the protection of the Department's computers, networks, data, and implementation of information technology. The conference includes well-known speakers in the cybersecurity field and multi-tracked technical and management briefings on current research and practices that are useful to the attendees. The agenda structure also allows for working group meetings and workshops. Conference plenary and track sessions provide networking and in-depth opportunities in cybersecurity technical disciplines as well as implementation of Federal and Departmental policy and guidance. While technology is a key element of the conference, the focus is on collaboration in providing meaningful information as Enabling Agents of Change in Securing DOE through Collaboration to maximize value of IT for the agency.

 


Marine South
Sponsored by Marine Military Expos
04/22/2015 - 04/23/2015
Marine Corps Base
Camp Lejeune, North Carolina

 Marine South is co-sponsored by and held at Marine Corps Base, Camp Lejeune. Marine South commands from Camp Lejeune; Marine Corps Air Station, Cherry Point and Marine Corps Air Station, New River are among the attendees. Held since 1993, this annual exposition showcases the latest innovative displays, trailblazing computer simulations and state-of-the-art technology systems and equipment designed specifically for the U.S. Marine Corps.


Defensive Cyber Operations Symposium
Sponsored by AFCEA
05/05/2015 - 05/07/2015
Baltimore Convention Center
Baltimore, Maryland

The U.S. Defense Information Systems Agency’s new operational role in the cyber domain as network defender creates a formal relationship between DISA, U.S. Cyber Command and the command’s military service components. The goal is to improve security, but a successful strategy depends on a matrix of participating organizations adapting technical solutions and adopting enterprise management to improve efficiency, security and reliability.

Linked by a commitment to cybersecurity, this community of partners will gather at the 2015 Defensive Cyber Operations Symposium May 5-7, 2015 at the Baltimore Convention Center, Baltimore, Maryland.

The operational theme centers on the teamwork, relevant guidance and priorities, and associated perspectives of mission partners united in the development of an integrated approach to operating and defending the network.

 


Midwest Small Business Government Contracting Symposium
Sponsored by NDIA Iowa/Illinois Chapter
06/02/2015 - 06/04/2015
i wireless Center
Moline, Illinois

Events will include presentations on topics of interest to small business, matchmaking session with prime contractors, and the Rock Island Center of Excellence Advanced Planning Briefing to Industry.


NSA Information Assurance Symposium
Sponsored by NSA Information Assurance Directorate
06/29/2015 - 07/01/2015
Walter E. Washington Convention Center
Washington, D.C.

The NSA Information Assurance Directorate (IAD)'s  Information Assurance Symposium (IAS) is a forum hosted by the National Security Agency (NSA).  IAS events of the past have proven to be the preferred Information Assurance event of the year.  Leaders and practitioners will deliver vital and relevant answers, direction, and best practice advice for carrying out the Information Assurance mission. The IAS brings, policy, governance, technology, hands-on training and networking opportunities to attendees from across government, industry, and academia. 

Upwards of 2,000 IA professionals are expected to attend with ample opportunities for cross-community collaboration to address the community's most challenging IA concerns.  Presentations, training, and demonstrations pertinent to today's work and work planned for the future will be shared during this event.  U.S. Government, U.S. Government sponsored contractors, 2nd Party Government, 2nd Party Government sponsored contractors, Academia, and Industry participants will be represented.

 


TechNet Augusta
Sponsored by AFCEA International
08/25/2015 - 08/27/2015
Augusta Marriott at the Convention Center
Augusta, Georgia
TechNet Augusta provides a forum for key military professionals from the Army and Marine Corps, as well as DoD, Navy, Air Force, and Coast Guard, to discuss issues and share ideas.

An exhibit at TechNet Augusta will place your company in front of over 1,500 key decision makers, who are looking for new and innovative ideas. Over 140 exhibitors are expected and will showcase products services and solutions.


Modern Day Marine
Sponsored by Marine Military Expos
09/22/2015 - 09/24/2015
Marine Corps Base
Quantico, Virginia
Modern Day Marine is co-sponsored by Marine Corps Base, Quantico, the Exposition's home base. MCB Quantico, home to the Combat Development Command and the Marine Corps Systems Command, is responsible for setting requirements, developing equipment and systems and purchasing the equipment and systems that the Marine Corps will rely on in the years to come. These vital and unique functions play a large part in positioning Modern Day Marine as the premier military equipment, systems, services and technology exposition.


Alamo ACE
Sponsored by Alamo AFCEA Chapter
11/16/2015 - 11/19/2015
La Cantera Resort
San Antonio, Texas

The theme for the 2014 Alamo ACE was "Mission Assurance: Strategies for an Integrated Future."

The event, which took place Oct. 27-30 at La Cantera Hill Country Resort, brought together well over 1,500 military and industry leaders in the cyber, ISR, medical IT and education/training career fields for two days of keynote presentations, panel discussions and ethical information-sharing, a trade show/exhibit hall, free and discounted IT training for military personnel, and fund-raising activities benefiting wounded warriors. The ACE concluded with an “Acquisition Day,” featuring mission needs and contracting requirements involving the 24th and 25th Air Forces, 38th Cyber Engineering Group, and the Air Force Life Cycle Management Center (AFLCMC). 

“Events like the ACE are key to developing and strengthening symbiotic relationships between San Antonio’s military missions, IT industry partners and STEM academics,” Alamo AFCEA President Bill Morrow said. “All areas of our national defense increasingly depend on cutting-edge thinking in cyber and IT, and the phenomenal growth of the ACE since its inception in 2010 is a testament to the support AFCEA receives from both our military and industry partners in these fields.”