Events

September 17, 2012

Live streaming of AFA’s annual conference available

The Air Force Association’s Annual Air and Space Conference is taking place at National Harbor, Md., Sept. 17-19.

Select conference events will be streamed live online at the Pentagon Channel’s live stream site (http://www.pentagonchannel.mil/onestory_embed_new.aspx?pid=HUkx_KPf_hCx46o_86lo9Ejnc6er4Gyp&width=720&height=423) and Air Force Link’s live video page (http://www.af.mil/live.asp).

No video will be available at these links until the scheduled event times. The dates and times for all of the live events and speakers are:

 

Sept. 18

9 a.m. – Garry Reid, principal deputy assistant secretary of defense for special operations and low-intensity conflict

11 a.m. – Chief of Staff of the Air Force Gen. Mark Welsh III

2:10 p.m. – Lt. Gen. Harry Wyatt III, Air National Guard director

3:25 p.m. – Department of Defense budget discussion with Todd Harrison, a senior fellow for defense budget studies at the Center for Strategic and Budgetary Assessments

 

Sept. 19

9 a.m. – Ashton Carter, deputy secretary of defense

9:50 a.m. – Pulitzer Prize winner Charles Krauthammer

10:55 a.m. – Gen. Martin Dempsey, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff

1:10 p.m. – Chief Master Sgt. of the Air Force James Roy provides the “Enlisted Perspective”

 

The conference is open to all services’ active duty, Reserve and Guard enlisted members and officers, as well as civilians, retirees, veterans and industry partners. Attendees are offered “major conference addresses, forums and professional development workshops that focus on challenges and accomplishments unique to the Air Force and the aerospace community,” according to an AFA press release.

 




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