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October 17, 2012

Air Force Association’s Los Angeles conference to offer insight to global role of U.S. Air Force

What is the foundational role space and cyber play in the nation’s defense?

How can our capabilities help counter anti-access threats in peace, crisis and war?

Amid a changing strategic environment and continually emerging operational requirements, what should the Air Force be focusing on in the global arena?

Join the Air Force Association’s 2012 Global Warfare Symposium and hear military leaders, senior government officials, expert researchers and academicians address the many challenges that the U.S. Air Force faces in its global role. This annual symposium, to be held Nov. 15-16, 2012, seeks to deliver the latest information regarding the global role of the Air Force in the world today.

Themed “Rebalance to the Pacific, and the Increasing Demands on Space and ISR,” this year’s Symposium will again be held at the Hyatt Regency Century Plaza Hotel in Los Angeles. It will highlight the challenges and opportunities of executing air, space and cyber power in the Pacific and the way ahead for the Air Force. Topics covered range from ISR, the Asian Pivot, U.S. Air Force Global Posture, the Industrial Space Mission, Space Command and more.

Confirmed Speakers Include:

  • Secretary of the Air Force Michael Donley
  • Gen. William Shelton
  • Lt. Gen. Larry James
  • Lt. Gen. Ellen Pawlikowski
  • Acting Under Secretary Jamie Morin
  • Dr. Adam Grissom
  • Dr. Stacie Pettyjohn
  • Gwynne Shotwell
  • Bran Ferren

For more information, visit www.afa.org.

 




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