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August 12, 2012

AFA focuses on aerospace challenges in annual Air & Space Conference

The Air Force Association has announced that a favorable opinion by the Secretary of the Air Force’s Ethics Office has authorized a waiver for conference fees associated with the 2012 Air & Space Conference and Technology Exposition for all military members on active duty and DOD civilian personnel.

AFA’s Air & Space Conference is Sept. 17-19, 2012, at the Gaylord National Resort & Convention Center on the Potomac, in National Harbor, just across the river from Alexandria and minutes from downtown Washington, D.C

It promises to attract the top echelon of U.S. Air Force senior leadership, including the commanders of every Air Force 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 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, and Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Gen. 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. Registration details can be found at http://www.afa.org/events/Conference/2012/Conference2012_agenda.asp.

 




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