AFCEA Event Calendar for Defense Events in 2018 and Beyond.


AFCEA/USNI WEST 2018
February 6-8, 2018 • San Diego, CA
The premier naval conference and exposition on the West Coast, WEST is now in its 28th year of bringing military and industry leaders together. Co-sponsored by AFCEA International and the U.S. Naval Institute, WEST is the foremost event in which the makers of platforms and the designers of technologies can network, discuss and demonstrate their solutions in a single locale. To complete their missions successfully, more than 150,000 professionals in the U.S. Navy, Marine Corps and Coast Guard who live in the San Diego area depend on the open discussions and valuable networking WEST provides…Read More

Defensive Cyber Operations 2018
May 15-17, 2018 • Baltimore, MD
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….Read More

Homeland Security Conference 2018
Dates/Location – TBD
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 open discussion about the various aspects of homeland security….More details coming soon!

TechNet Augusta 2018
August 20-23, 2018 • Augusta, GA
TechNet Augusta gives participants the opportunity to examine and explore the intricacies of the cyber domain. With assistance from the U.S. Army Cyber Center of Excellence and industry experts, the conference is designed to open the lines of communication and facilitate networking, education and problem solving. Leaders and operators also discuss procurement challenges the military, government and industry face during a time of uncertain budgets and runaway technology advances….Read More

Federal Identity Forum and Expo 2018
September 25-27, 2018 • Tampa, FL
Formerly known as the Global Identity Summit, the Federal Identity Forum & Exposition is the U.S. federal government’s primary outreach and collaboration-building event with the worldwide identity community. FIFE provides an immersive environment where identity professionals from the federal government, private sector and academia can dedicate three days to strategic planning, information sharing, needs analysis, collaboration and relationship building. FIFE venues are chosen to support this environment and enable concurrent presentation tracks, workshops and exhibition space…. Read More

MILCOM 2018
Dates/Location – TBD
MILCOM is the one conference where command, control, and communication challenges are presented and discussed end to end – from research and development through existing solutions to future needs. It offers industry the opportunity to understand the breadth of requirements, the pace of change, and the state of play in a variety of C4I markets serving DoD as well as federal agencies, and multinational entities. Leaders across government, industry, and academia will address their needs, their issues, and their solutions in the rapidly evolving Cyber domain….More details coming soon!

TechNet Asia-Pacific 2018
November 13-15, 2018 • Honolulu, HI
TechNet Asia-Pacific, now in its 33rd year, 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 Asia-Pacific region and their relevance to both industry and government. Industry exhibitors will demonstrate products and solutions to meet….Read More

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