Wednesday, July 17, 2013

Register Today for the 2013 Air & Space Conference and Technology Exposition

Register today to attend the 2013 Air & Space Conference and Technology Exposition. The conference is THE event that brings together Air Force leadership, industry experts, academia and current event specialists, from around the world to discuss the issues and challenges facing America and the aerospace community today.

Official Air Force Participation has been approved; please see the full statement at the bottom of the email. All military members on Active Duty and DoD civilian personnel can attend the conference free of charge, and the exhibit hall is free and open to everyone.

Date and Location:

September 16-18, 2013
Gaylord National Hotel & Convention Center
National Harbor, MD

3 Things You May Not Know About the Conference:
  • AFA offers free shuttles to the Gaylord National Hotel from the Pentagon South Parking Lot, Joint Base Anacostia-Bolling, Joint Base Andrews and the King Street Metro Station. Full schedule can be found here.
Members of last year's Four Star Panel speak to attendees about the current state of the USAF.
  • AFA offers multiple book signings from some of your favorite authors on our technology exposition floor. More information can be found here.
  • The 2013 Air & Space Conference will once again feature its popular Speakers Corner on the exhibit floor. The Speakers Corner will provide industry experts and top Air Force officials a platform to speak on wide-ranging exciting topics of interest to Air & Space attendees. If your company would like to submit a proposal to speak please do so here.
The full agenda of conference events can be found here.
Join the conversation with Air & Space Conference speakers, exhibitors, and attendees by using our hashtag #ASC13! Follow us on Twitter and Facebook to stay connected before, during, and after the conference! 
Conference Approval Statement:
"Official Air Force participation in the Air Force Association's Air & Space Conference and Technology Exposition 2013, National Harbor, Maryland, has been approved IAW the most recent AF Sequester Guidance and the 12 Dec 12 Conference Policy Guidance.
Centralized TDY funding will be made available for winners of a limited number of awards and appointed council members. POC for centralized funding is Mr. Doug Benskin, SAF/AARA, Comm 703-695-3254, DSN 225-3254. Travel orders (using centralized funding) must be entered into DTS NLT 31 Aug 2013. Invited speakers and other individual attendees may participate in a funded TDY status only if local funding is determined to be available and appropriate; local travel approval authorities must determine whether individual participation at AF expense is mission critical IAW AF Sequestration Guidance.
For general questions about AF funded participation, call Lt Col Heather Meyer, SAF/AA, Comm 703-693-9503, DSN 223-9503."

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