ARLINGTON, Va., Aug. 9, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Air Force Association is pleased to announce that a favorable opinion by the Secretary of the Air Force's Ethics Office has authorized a waiver for conference fees associated with the 2012 Air & Space Conference and Technology Exposition for all military members on Active Duty and DoD civilian personnel!
AFA's Air & Space Conference will be held September 17-19, 2012, 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. It promises to attract the top echelon of USAF senior leadership, including the commanders of every USAF command and military dignitaries from air forces worldwide. It also brings together Air Force leadership, industry experts, academia and current aerospace specialists from around the world.
The 2012 agenda will have an exceptional line-up of speakers and sessions, to include addresses by:
- Secretary of Veterans Affairs, Eric Shinseki
- Deputy Secretary of Defense, Ashton Carter
- Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, General Martin Dempsey
With more than 65 conference addresses and an expo floor displaying the latest advancements in air and space technology, attendees will learn about the current issues and challenges facing America and the aerospace community. Guest speakers will also include the Secretary of the Air Force, the Chief of Staff of the Air Force, and the Chief Master Sergeant of the Air Force.
Hot topics include: Air Force ISR, Air National Guard, Arab Springs, Cyber, Energy Initiatives, International Affairs, Sequestration, Space and Veterans Affairs. For the full agenda, click here.
The 2012 Air & Space Conference and Technology Exposition is a great opportunity to network with colleagues, Air Force leadership, guest speakers, and professionals and pioneers from the private sector. Be a part of AFA's premier national forum for aerospace professionals.
All attendees still need to register to attend the conference. Registration details can be found here.
The Air Force Association is a non-profit, independent, professional military and aerospace education association. Our mission is to promote a dominant United States Air Force and a strong national defense, and to honor Airmen and our Air Force Heritage. To accomplish this, we:
- EDUCATE the public on the critical need for unmatched aerospace power and a technically superior workforce to ensure U.S. national security.
- ADVOCATE for aerospace power and STEM education.
- SUPPORT the Total Air Force family and promote aerospace education.
AFA has 200 chapters nationally and internationally representing more than 108,000 members. Visit AFA on the internet at www.afa.org.
SOURCE Air Force Association