- Secretary of Veterans Affairs, Eric Shinseki
- Deputy Secretary of Defense, Ashton Carter
- Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, General Martin Dempsey
- Secretary of the Air Force, Michael B. Donley
- Chief Master Sergeant of the Air Force, James . Roy
Wednesday, August 15, 2012
The Air Force has again made several sessions of AFA's 2012 Air & Space Conerence eligible for Continuous Learning (CL) points for personnel required to maintain professional currency in their acquisition specialty area by meeting DOD and AF Continuous Learning standards. With the conference fees now waived for all active-duty military members and DOD civilian professionals, the Air & Space Conference is a great venue for professional development training as conference attendees have access to Air Force leadership, industry experts, academia and current aerospace specialists from around the world giving insight to past, present and future aerospace challenges.
This year’s conference will host more than 60 conference addresses and 50,000 square feet of the latest and greatest technology from industry in the Exhibit Hall. Speaker Highlights Include:
The full conference agenda can be found here.
The 2012 Air & Space Conference will be held September 17-19, 2012, at the Gaylord National Resort and Convention Center in National Harbor, MD.
[Personnel can earn 0.5 points per hour, maximum of four points per day and 20 points per year for Symposia/Conference Attendance. Please contact the Air Force Acquisition Training Office for further guidance. However, other Services must contact their acquisitions departments to see if attendance at AFA’s Air & Space Conference and Technology Exposition fulfills their qualifications.]