AFCEA NOVA Announces 2011 IT Day

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Event to focus on building the Army’s warfighter enterprise of 2020

The Northern Virginia Chapter of the Armed Forces Communications and Electronics Association(AFCEA NOVA) is pleased to announce that the 2011 IT Day: Building the Army’s Warfighter Enterprise of 2020 has been scheduled for December 14, 2011.

A must attend conference for anyone doing business with the Army, AFCEA NOVA’s IT Day is the premier opportunity to hear from, and engage with, senior Army leaders.

Army and industry leaders will share their insights into the Army’s current issues, priorities, philosophies, directives and goals and will elaborate on how industry can assist. Some of the invited speakers attendees will hear from include:

  •     LTG Susan S. Lawrence, Chief Information Officer/G-6
  •     Ms. Mary Lynn Schnurr, Army Intelligence Chief Information Officer; Director, Intelligence Community Information Management
  •     Mr. Rick A. Davis, Director of Operations, U.S. Army Network Enterprise, Technology Command/9 SC (A)

Solid industry partnerships enable the Army to better transition to the network of the future. AFCEA NOVA’s Army IT Day helps generate innovative ideas and highlights cutting edge technologies while allowing industry and government professionals to collaborate with each other.

Topics to be covered at this year’s event include:

  •     The Army’s Network of 2020 initiatives and the critical changes it will drive across the enterprise
  •     How the Network Integration Evaluation (NIE) is accelerating capabilities delivered to the Warfighter
  •     An update on the Army’s transition to DISA provided email
  •     The Army’s challenges in maintaining and defending the network
  •     Discussions and updates of small business opportunities presented by program managers and acquisition professionals

This year’s AFCEA NOVA IT Day will be held at the McLean Hilton on Wednesday, December 14, 2011 from 8:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. For a full schedule of events, or to register, please visit the AFCEA NOVA website.

About AFCEA and AFCEA NOVA
AFCEA International is a worldwide nonprofit professional association founded as the Armed Forces Communications and Electronics Association; but it encompasses more than just the military. AFCEA represents the top government, industry, and military professionals in the fields of communications, electronics, intelligence, software, information systems, imaging, and multi-media. AFCEA's purpose is to support global security by providing an ethical environment that encourages a close cooperative relationship among the military, civilian government agencies, and private industry. Details about AFCEA International and its background are available at http://www.afcea.org.

AFCEA NOVA is the largest chapter in the AFCEA International family, with approximately 7,200 members, and an equal number of associates and friends in industry, government, and academia.

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