· Who Does What for DoD Cyber? Cyber Command’s cadre of cyberwarriors reached full operational capability in May 2018 and the services are continuing to build out headquarters organizations used to plan, conduct, and synchronize cyber operations and teams. Hill staffers, for at least the past year, have been concerned with how the command and its mission forces are maturing, including how forces are used. Their questions highlight how little the broader cyber community understands about how the military deploys cyber teams. (17 June 2019)
o Network We Need; Enterprise IT as a Service and Change Focus
The AFITC welcomes a range of ideas, thoughts, and strategies. If you have a topic you would like to share as part of a breakout training session, workshop, or panel discussion, there is a link on the web site to submit your information. This Call for Papers is open to individuals and organizations across the public and private sectors.
In 2018, the AFITC featured well over 100 breakout sessions, providing ample opportunity for organizations to present ideas, analysis, training, and other critical information to the nearly 3500 attendees at the event. If your organization would like to have its voice heard, fill out the Call for Papers Online Form for consideration of inclusion in the AFITC 2019. Deadline for submissions is 8 July 2019.
https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSfWAS2MCHJ3dcbBFHxqorADGVUaTSTMQ2UM_E1WspvL7sE-mA/viewform is the link to the submission form. Selected speakers will be notified by15 July. Draft briefs due 26 July and final briefs by 9 August. NOTE: The online form may have some different dates listed. The dates in this notice are the correct deadlines, provided by an AFITC Committee member.
Please remember that this is an Education and Training event sponsored by the Air University. That will be a factor in assessing which papers will be selected, and should guide you in writing your abstract as well as your final paper, if selected. (21 June 2019)
· Space and Missile Defense Conference. The annual Space and Missile Defense Conference will be at the von Braun Center in Huntsville, Alabama on August 6, 2019. For agenda, registration and other information, see www.smdsymposium.org. (14 June 2019)
· 2019 AFA Community Partner Appreciation Luncheon. We are pleased to announce 2019 AFA Community Partners Appreciation Lunch on August 22, 2019, 1115 to 1300 at the Maxwell AFB Club. Due to limited capacity for this event, make reservations early. Go to https://s01.123signup.com/servlet/SignUpMember?PG=1531364182300&P=15313641911433784900 (7 June 2019)
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