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As a reminder, local area Department of the Navy attendance at AFCEA/USNI WEST 2016 has been approved by Secretary of the Navy Ray Mabus. Signed Approval Memo
Conveniently co-located with WEST, the popular DON CIO Conference West Coast has been approved for 2016. 

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AFCEA Leadership Forum
“Women in Leadership”
WEST 2016
San Diego, CA
February 17 - 18, 2016

*This forum will focus on Women in Leadership and is
open to both women and men*

 

 


OVERVIEW:

With a focus on practical application of the topic of leadership, the AFCEA Leadership Forum is a professional development program for individuals in mid-level management positions from government civilians, military (pay grades E-7 through O-4), and industry, representing the defense, intelligence and homeland security communities. Attendees actively participate in a two-day program (12 instructional hours) that combines lecture and classroom instruction with key leader presentations. These key leaders come from senior positions in the military, government, industry, and academia. The course is complemented throughout by rich participative interaction and both formal and informal networking opportunities.  

 

Upon successful completion of the course, attendees will receive 1.2 Continuing Education 
Units (CEUs) awarded by George Mason University Office of Continuing Professional Education.

 

To apply go to:  http://link.afcea.org/WEST16

For more information about the Leadership Forum go to: http://u.afcea.org/leadership

 

FEES:

$800         AFCEA Member or Government
$1,000      Non AFCEA Member

 

 

DATES/SPEAKERS:

Wednesday, February 17, 2016
  8:00 - 8:30 AM Course Overview/Class Instructions Course Overview/Class Instructions: Dr. Vince Patton, MCPOCG, USCG Ret. Executive Director, AFCEA Educational Foundation
    Welcome LtGen Robert Shea, USMC, Ret. President/CEO, AFCEA International
  8:30 - 10:00 AM Session 1 Facilitated session with Vincent W. Patton, Ed.D., MCPOCG, USCG (Ret.); Executive Director, AFCEA Educational Foundation  
  10:00 – 10:15 AM BREAK  
  10:15 - 11:15 AM Session 2

Ms. Kristina Tanasichuk, CEO, Government Technology & Services Coalition & President & Founder, Women in Homeland Security

  11:15 – 11:45 AM   Facilitated session with Vincent W. Patton, Ed.D., MCPOCG, USCG (Ret.); Executive Director, AFCEA Educational Foundation
  11:45 - 12:00 PM BREAK  
  12:00 - 1:30 PM Luncheon Keynote

ADM Michael S. Rogers, USN Director, NSA, Chief, Central Security Services &Commander, United States Cyber Command

  1:30 - 2:00 PM BREAK  
  2:00 - 4:00 PM Session 3 LTG Susan S. Lawrence, USA (Ret.); Senior Vice President, Booz Allen Hamilton
       
   
Thursday, February 18, 2016:
  8:00 - 8:30 AM Session 4 Facilitated session with Vincent W. Patton, Ed.D., MCPOCG, USCG (Ret.); Executive Director, AFCEA Educational Foundation  
  8:30 - 9:30 AM   CAPT Gisele Bonitz, USN Executive Officer, Space and Naval Warfare Systems Center Pacific and Regional Wounded Warrior Program Manager
  9:30 - 10:00 AM   Facilitated session with Vincent W. Patton, Ed.D., MCPOCG, USCG (Ret.); Executive Director, AFCEA Educational Foundation  
  10:00 - 10:15 AM BREAK  
  10:15 - 11:15 AM Session 5 VADM Patricia Tracey, USN, Ret. Vice President, Homeland Security and Defense HP Enterprise Services
  11:15 - 11:45 AM   Facilitated session with Vincent W. Patton, Ed.D., MCPOCG, USCG (Ret.); Executive Director, AFCEA Educational Foundation  
  11:45 - 12:00 PM BREAK  
  12:00 - 1:30 PM Luncheon Keynote ADM Scott H. Swift, USN Commander, U.S. Pacific Fleet
  1:30 - 2:00 PM BREAK  
  2:00 - 3:15 PM Session 6 Facilitated session with Vincent W. Patton, Ed.D., MCPOCG, USCG (Ret.); Executive Director, AFCEA Educational Foundation 
  3:15 - 3:45 PM Class Photo and Graduation Ceremony
  4:00 – 6:00 PM Women’s Appreciation Event
    Leadership Forum Graduates will be honored at this event
       

 

LOCATION:

San Diego Convention Center
111 West Harbor Drive
San Diego, CA  

 

STAFF:

Gloria Kirkland / Leadership Forum Coordinator / pdc@afcea.org / ph: 703.631.6137 
Vince Patton / Executive Director / vpatton@afcea.org  / ph:  703.631.6173