Saturday, September 11, 2010

AFA soon to kick off Air and Space Conference and Technololgy Expo!

Be a part of the Air Force Association’s 2010 Air & Space Conference and Technology Exposition September 13th through 15th, 2010! The event kicks off in two days at the Gaylord National Resort & Convention Center on the Potomac, in National Harbor, just across the river from Alexandria and minutes from downtown Washington, DC.

The Air & Space Conference and Technology Exposition is truly a one-of-a-kind event where AFA brings together Air Force leadership, industry experts, academia and current aerospace specialists from around the world to discuss the issues and challenges facing America and the aerospace community today.

Check out the blog and follow our tweets throughout the conference because we'll be keeping it updated!

Here's the schedule:

Monday, September 13, 2010

7:00 AM 8:45 AM Continental Breakfast

9:00 AM 10:30 AM Conference Opening and Award Ceremonies

10:35 AM 11:00 AM State of the Force
Secretary of the Air Force Michael B. Donley

11:15 AM 11:30 AM Technology Exposition Ribbon Cutting Ceremonies

11:30 AM 4:00 PM Technology Exposition Open

11:30 AM 1:00 PM Conference Attendee Lunch

1:00 PM 1:45 PM American Foreign Policy in the Middle East
Dr. Charles Krauthammer

2:00 PM 2:45 PM Military Force Structure for the 21st Century
Lt. Gen. Charles E. Stenner

2:00 PM 2:45 PM Panel: Nuclear Enterprise
Gen. Roger A. Brady, Maj. Gen. C. Donald Alston, Maj. Gen. Floyd Carpenter Maj. Gen. William Chambers and Brig. Gen. Everett Thomas

2:00 PM 2:45 PM National Reconnaissance Office Update
Gen. Bruce Carlson, USAF Ret.

2:00 PM 2:45 PM The Life and Wars of Gen. Curtis LeMay
Mr. Warren Kozak

2:00 PM 2:45 PM North Korea
Col. William Drennan, USAF Ret.

3:00 PM 3:45 PM Command Chief Master Sergeant Forum
Chief Master Sergeant of the Air Force James A. Roy

3:00 PM 3:45 PM Global Strike Command
Lt. Gen. Frank G. Klotz

4:00 PM 4:45 PM Air National Guard Update
Lt. Gen. Harry Wyatt

4:00 PM 4:45 PM Brig. Gen. Robin Olds, Triple Ace and Air Force Legend
Ms. Christina Olds

4:00 PM 4:45 PM Anticipating a Change...
Lt. Gen. David Deptula

4:00 PM 4:45 PM Challenges to Nuclear Deterrence
Gen. Kevin P. Chilton

4:00 PM 4;45 PM "Technology Horizons": Building Future Air Force Capabilities
Dr. Werner Dahm

6:00 PM 7:45 PM Outstanding Airmen of the Year Reception in the Exhibit Hall

8:00 PM 10:30 PM Outstanding Airmen of the Year Dinner

Tuesday, September 14, 2010

7:30 AM 8:45 AM Continental Breakfast

9:00 AM 9:45 AM Panel: Defense Industry Initiative on Business Ethics and Conduct
Ms. Angela Styles, Ms. Alice Eldridge, and Mr. Carl Buzawa

9:00 AM 9:45 AM AFSOC - Operations and Future Challenges
Lt. Gen. Donald C. Wurster

9:00 AM 9:45 AM On Leadership
Gen. Willam Looney, USAF Ret.

9:00 AM 9:45 AM Panel: Control Your Energy Costs
Col. Ronald Torgerson, USAF Ret., Mr. Richard Stacey, Mr. Mark Duszynski, and Mr. Enrique Torres and Mr. Lucian Nemeyer

9:00 AM 9:45 AM Panel: Cyber Shockwave
Gen. Michael Hayden USAF Ret. and Gen. Ronald Keys USAF Ret.

10:00 AM 10:45 AM NATO Transformation
Maj. Gen. Jaap Willemse (Royal Netherlands Air Force)

10:00 AM 10:45 AM Europe at the Crossroads
Gen. Roger A. Brady

10:00 AM 4:00 PM Exhibit Hall Open

10:00 AM 10:45 AM Future AETC Challenges
Gen. Stephen R. Lorenz

10:00 AM 10:45 AM Panel: Mitchell Institute on Long Range Strike
Moderator Dr. Rebecca Grant, Lt. Gen. Robert Elder USAF Ret. and Mr. Mark Gunzinger

10:00 AM 10:45 AM A History of Air Warfare
Col. John Andreas Olsen (Norwegian Air Force)

11:00 AM 11:45 AM Air Force Update
USAF Chief of Staff Gen. Norton A. Schwartz

11:45 AM 1:15 PM Conference Attendee Lunch

1:30 PM 2:30 PM National Guard Issues
Gen. Craig R. McKinley

1:30 PM 2:30 PM Panel: The Nukes We Need
Moderator Dr. Rebecca Grant, Dr. Keir Lieber and Dr. Daryl Press

2:45 PM 3:30 PM Panel: Preserving the Industrial Base
Mr. Darryl Davis of Boeing , Mr. Tom Burbage of Lockheed Martin and Mr. Chris Hernandez of Northrop Grumman

2:45 PM 3:30 PM Securing the Internet
Mr. Michael T. Jones

2:45 PM 3:30 PM Gen. Bernard Schreiver: Waging Peace with Ballistic Missiles
Mr. Neil Sheehan

2:45 PM 3:30 PM Meeting a Global Challenge
Gen. Duncan J. McNabb

2:45 PM 3:30 PM China's Changing Role in World Politics
Dr. Cynthia Watson

3:45 PM 4:30 PM Space and Cyberspace
Gen. C. Robert "Bob" Kehler

3:45 PM 4:30 PM AMC...Delivering Hope, Fueling the Fight, Saving Lives
Gen. Raymond E. Johns

3:45 PM 4:30 PM Killing Al Qaeda: Winning the Battle of Ideas
Mr. Chuck de Caro

3:45 PM 4:30 PM The Recent Economic Landscape of the Global Defense Environment: Prospects and Prognoses

Dr. Nayantara Hensel
3:45 PM 4:30 PM Desert Storm 20 Years Later
Gen. Charles Horner, USAF Ret.

Wednesday, September 15, 2010

7:15 AM 8:30 AM Continental Breakfast

8:45 AM 9:30 AM Keynote Address
Adm. Michael Mullen, Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff

9:45 AM 10:30 AM DOD Efficiency: Charting a Course to Savings
Ms. Marion Blakey

9:45 AM 10:30 AM Panel: Women Airforce Service Pilots
Moderator Ms. Amy Goodpaster Strebe with WASP Deanie Bishop Parrish, WASP Elaine Harmon, WASP Bernice Haydu and WASP Lorraine Rodgers

10:00 AM 4:00 PM Exhibit Hall Open

10:45 AM 11:30 AM Berlin Airlift
Mr. Richard Reeves

10:45 AM 11:30 AM The Enlisted Perspective
Chief Master Sergeant of the Air Force James A. Roy

11:30 AM 1:00 PM Conference Attendee Lunch

1:00 PM 1:30 PM Acquisition Process
The Honorable Ashton B. Carter

1:45 PM 2:30 PM Panel: Medal of Honor Recipients
Col. Leo Thorsness, Col. George Day and Col. Joe Jackson

2:45 PM 4:15 PM 4 Star Forum
USAF Chief of Staff Gen. Norton A. Schwartz

6:30 PM 7:45 PM Air Force Anniversary Reception in the Exhibit Hall

8:00 PM 10:30 PM Air Force Anniversary Dinner

For more information (registration, lists of speakers, the expo), click here.

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