Thursday, December 16, 2010

2011 Annual Air Warfare Symposium in Orlando

Earlier this week, we announced our 27th Annual Air Warfare Symposium, to be held in Orlando, Florida. Our winter symposium has a great list of speakers already scheduled, so don't forget to plan early for the opportunity to explore air warfare with senior Air Force leadership.

This year's Air Warfare Symposium and Technology Exposition will be Feb. 17 – 18, at the Rosen Shingle Creek Hotel. Scheduled speakers include the top echelon in Air Force leadership, including Secretary of the Air Force Michael B. Donley, Chief of Staff of the Air Force General Norton A. Schwartz and Chief Master Sergeant of the Air Force James A. Roy. The symposium will include topics and discussions that adhere to this year’s theme, “Resetting the Force for the Future.”

Scheduled Speakers:

* Secretary of the Air Force Michael Donley
* Gen. Norton A. Schwartz, Chief of Staff of the Air Force
* Gen. Duncan J. McNabb, Commander, U.S. Transportation Command
* Gen. William M. Fraser, Commander, Air Combat Command
* Gen. Craig McKinley, Chief, National Guard Bureau
* Gen. Donald J. Hoffman, Commander, Air Force Materiel Command
* Gen Gary L. North, Commander, Pacific Air Forces
* Gen Edward A. Rice, Commander, Air Education and Training Command
* Chief Master Sergeant of the Air Force James Roy
* Lt. Gen. Charles E. Stenner, Chief of Air Force Reserve
* Lt. Gen. Harry Wyatt, Director, Air National Guard

Exhibits highlighting aerospace technology and education, sponsored by leading aerospace companies, will be on display as part of the Technology Exposition.

The Symposium will also be held in conjunction with the semifinals of the All Service Division of CyberPatriot, AFA’s education initiative designed to increase students’ awareness in cyber security and technology. Results from this round of competition will determine which six teams compete for the Commander-in-Chief Cup and scholarships at the finals on April 1 – 2 in Washington, D.C.

Over the next few weeks, look for additional speakers, upcoming scheduling specifics and other information updates at

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