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Sun, Aug 12, 2012

AFA Focuses on Aerospace Challenges In Annual Air & Space Conference

DOD Ruling Allows Fee Waiver For Active Duty Military, DOD Civilians

The Air Force Association is planning its annual Air & Space Conference and Technology Exposition ... which will be held next month just south of Washington, DC. The AFA says the conference It promises to attract the top echelon of USAF senior leadership, including the commanders of every USAF command and military dignitaries from air forces worldwide. It also brings together Air Force leadership, industry experts, academia and current aerospace specialists from around the world.

The AFA added that a favorable opinion by the Secretary of the Air Force's Ethics Office has authorized a waiver for fees associated with the conference for all military members on Active Duty and DoD civilian personnel.

The 2012 agenda will have an exceptional line-up of speakers and sessions, to include addresses by:

  • Secretary of Veterans Affairs, Eric Shinseki
  • Deputy Secretary of Defense, Ashton Carter
  • Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, General Martin Dempsey

With more than 65 conference addresses and an expo floor displaying the latest advancements in air and space technology, attendees will learn about the current issues and challenges facing America and the aerospace community. Guest speakers will also include the Secretary of the Air Force, the Chief of Staff of the Air Force, and the Chief Master Sergeant of the Air Force.

Hot topics include: Air Force ISR, Air National Guard, Arab Springs, Cyber, Energy Initiatives, International Affairs, Sequestration, Space and Veterans Affairs. For the full agenda, click here.

The 2012 Air & Space Conference and Technology Exposition is a great opportunity to network with colleagues, Air Force leadership, guest speakers, and professionals and pioneers from the private sector. Be a part of AFA's premier national forum for aerospace professionals.

All attendees still need to register to attend the conference.

The Air Force Association is a non-profit, independent, professional military and aerospace education association. Our mission is to promote a dominant United States Air Force and a strong national defense, and to honor Airmen and our Air Force Heritage.

FMI: Register http://danmarrsgroup.com/afa/Conf2012RegHome.aspx, www.afa.org

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