Air Force Association's LA Conference to Offer Insight to Global Role of USAF

Oct 17, 2012, 11:00 ET from Air Force Association

Note: All military members on Active Duty and DoD civilian personnel can attend the conference free of charge.

ARLINGTON, Va., Oct. 17, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- What is the foundational role space and cyber play in the nation's defense? How can our capabilities help counter anti-access threats in peace, crisis and war? Amid a changing strategic environment and continually emerging operational requirements, what should the Air Force be focusing on in the global arena?

Join the Air Force Association's 2012 Global Warfare Symposium and hear military leaders, senior government officials, expert researchers and academicians address the many challenges that the U.S. Air Force faces in its global role. This annual symposium, to be held November 15 - 16, 2012, seeks to deliver the latest information regarding the global role of the Air Force in the world today.

Themed "Rebalance to the Pacific, and the Increasing Demands on Space and ISR," this year's Symposium will again be held at the Hyatt Regency Century Plaza Hotel in Los Angeles. It will highlight the challenges and opportunities of executing air, space and cyber power in the Pacific and the way ahead for the Air Force. Topics covered range from ISR, the Asian Pivot, USAF Global Posture, the Industrial Space Mission, Space Command and more.

Confirmed Speakers Include:

  • Secretary of the Air Force Michael Donley
  • General William Shelton
  • Lt Gen Larry James
  • Lt Gen Ellen Pawlikowski
  • Acting Under Secretary Jamie Morin
  • Dr. Adam Grissom
  • Dr. Stacie Pettyjohn
  • Ms. Gwynne Shotwell
  • Mr. Bran Ferren
  • See the full agenda online

The 2012 Global Warfare Symposium is now only one month away! Please register 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.

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