The Armed Forces Communications and Electronics Association (AFCEA) is hosting TechNet Augusta 2014 on September 9 through 11, 2014.
The theme of this event is “Achieving Force 2025 Through Signals and Cyber.” The overall focus is on Army ground forces, including Joint component interface, other Department of Defense Organizations, Inter-Agency, Industry, and Academia.
This conference will address the transformation of Fort Gordon to the Cyber Center of Excellence as well as highlight the continuation of Signal training. Government, industry, and academia speakers will address a broad 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.
Presentations, panels, and track sessions will highlight empowerment of Soldiers on the battlefield through training, different methodologies for connecting through enhanced technology, and command and control functions to enable the U.S. Armed Forces to dominate the battlefield.
- LTG Robert S. Ferrell, USA, CIO/G-6, U.S. Army, is confirmed to give the Tuesday keynote luncheon address.
- LTG Edward C. Cardon, USA, Commander, U.S. Army Cyber Command, is confirmed to give the Wednesday morning keynote address.
- MG LaWarren V. Patterson, USA, Commander, U.S. Army Cyber Center of Excellence and Fort Gordon, is confirmed to give the opening keynote address on Tuesday morning.
AFCEA International, established in 1946, is a non-profit organization serving its members by providing a forum for the ethical exchange of information, and dedicated to increasing knowledge through the exploration of issues relevant to its members in information technology, communications and electronics for the defense, homeland security and intelligence communities.
Conference fee and registration details may be found at: http://www.afcea.org/events/augusta/14/intro.asp.