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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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Tuesday, February 16, 7:00 - 5:00 PM

  • Room: Hall A/B Lobby

    Wednesday, February 17, 7:00 - 5:00 PM

    • Room: Hall A/B Lobby

      Wednesday, February 17, 8:00 - 4:00 PM

      • Room: Room 2
      Click here for more information...

        Wednesday, February 17, 8:30 - 9:30 AM

          Speaker(s)
          Keynote
          ADM James G. Stavridis, USN (Ret.) (Invited)
          Dean, The Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy, Tufts University, and former Supreme Allied Commander, Europe (2009-2013)

            Wednesday, February 17, 9:15 - 5:00 PM

            • Room: Exhibit Hall

              Wednesday, February 17, 9:30 - 10:15 AM


              Wednesday, February 17, 9:40 - 10:40 AM

              • Room: Exhibit Hall - Back of 1000 Aisle
              Speaker(s)
              Speaker
              VADM Ted N. Branch, USN
              Deputy Chief of Naval Operations for Information Warfare
              Tracks:

                Wednesday, February 17, 10:15 - 11:45 AM

                • Room: Hall C
                Speaker(s)
                Moderator
                VADM David H. Buss, USN (Ret.)
                Former Commander, Naval Air Forces, and Naval Air Force
                U.S. Pacific Fleet
                Panelist
                LtGen David H. Berger, USMC
                Commanding General
                I Marine Expeditionary Force
                Panelist
                RADM Frederick J. "Fritz" Roegge, USN
                Commander, Submarine Force
                U.S. Pacific Fleet
                Panelist
                RADM Patrick A. Piercey, USN
                Commander, Naval Surface Force, U.S. Atlantic Fleet
                Panelist
                VADM Matthew J. Kohler, USN (Confirmed)
                Commander
                Naval Information Forces
                Panelist
                VADM Mike Shoemaker, USN
                Commander, Naval Air Forces & Naval Air Force
                U.S. Pacific Fleet
                Panelist
                VADM Nora W. Tyson, USN
                Commander
                THIRD Fleet

                  Wednesday, February 17, 10:30 - 11:30 AM

                  • Room: Exhibit Hall - Front of 2000 aisle
                  The Army has unique challenges in providing tactical network services to PACOM elements. This topical panel will explore advancements in providing connectivity, capability and applications... ...read more...
                  Speaker(s)
                  Moderator
                  Ms. Mary Woods
                  Deputy Program Executive Officer
                  U.S. Army, PEO C3T
                  Panelist
                  CDR Peter Sheehy, USN
                  MUOS COR/Principal Assistant Program Manager
                  PEO Space Systems, PMW 146
                  Panelist
                  Mr. Joseph D. Welch
                  Technical Director
                  Program Executive Office Command, Control & Communications – Tactical (PEO C3T), U.S. Army
                  Panelist
                  Mr. Tom Cesear
                  SSC Pacific, MUOS IPT Lead
                  Panelist
                  Mr. William R. “Russ” Wygal
                  Director
                  Joint Tactical Networking Center
                  Tracks:

                    Wednesday, February 17, 10:50 - 11:50 AM

                    • Room: Exhibit Hall - Rear of 1000 aisle
                    Speaker(s)
                    Speaker
                    VADM Jan E. Tighe, USN (invited)
                    Deputy Chief of Naval Operations for Information Warfare and
                    Director of Naval Intelligence
                    Tracks:

                      Wednesday, February 17, 11:30 - 12:00 PM


                      Wednesday, February 17, 12:00 - 1:30 PM

                        Speaker(s)
                        Keynote
                        VADM Joseph P. Mulloy, USN
                        Deputy Chief of Naval Operations,
                        Integration of Capabilities and Resources

                          Wednesday, February 17, 1:30 - 2:30 PM

                            Speaker(s)
                            Book Author
                            ADM James Stavridis, USN (Ret.)
                            THE ACCIDENTAL ADMIRAL // THE LEADER'S BOOKSHELF //
                            COMMAND AT SEA, 6th Ed. // DESTROYER CAPTAIN
                            Book Author
                            CAPT Bernard D. Cole, USN (Ret.)
                            CHINA'S QUEST FOR GREAT POWER // ASIAN MARITIME STRATEGIES
                            THE GREAT WALL AT SEA
                            Book Author
                            Frederick M. Trapnell Jr. and Dana Trapnell Tibbitts
                            HARNESSING THE SKY: Frederick "Trapnell",
                            the U.S. Navy's Aviation Pioneer, 1923-52
                            Book Author
                            George Galdorisi
                            THE KISSING SAILOR: The Mystery Behind the Photo that Ended World War II
                            Book Author
                            Sam J. Tangredi
                            ANTI-ACCESS WARFARE: Countering A2/AD Strategies
                            The U.S. Naval Institute on NAVAL COOPERATION
                            Tracks:

                              Wednesday, February 17, 2:30 - 3:30 PM

                              • Room: Exhibit Hall - Front of 2000 aisle
                              The Navy integrated the Sea Rolling Airframe Missile (SeaRAM) onto its Aegis-equipped Arleigh Burke-class destroyers (DDG-51) for the first time in November 2015. This addition... ...read more...
                              Speaker(s)
                              Moderator
                              CAPT Jim Raimondo, USN
                              Federal Executive Fellow
                              U.S. Naval Institute
                              Speaker
                              CAPT Ed Lester, USN (Ret.)
                              SeaRAM Program Manager
                              Raytheon
                              Speaker
                              CAPT Jim Jones, USN
                              Director, Integrated Air & Missile Defense Division Naval Surface &
                              Mine Warfighting Development Center Detachment Dahlgren
                              Speaker
                              CAPT Michael Ladner, USN
                              Major Program Manager
                              Surface Ship Weapons (PEO IWS 3.0)
                              Speaker
                              CDR Michael Weeldreyer, USN
                              Requirements Officer,
                              Surface Warfare Division
                              Tracks:

                                Wednesday, February 17, 2:30 - 3:45 PM

                                  1 CEU CompTIA for A+, Network+, Security+, and CASP, 1 GIAC CPE Join us for this informative panel featuring senior leaders of the Sea Services. Hear the perspectives of the resource... ...read more...
                                  Speaker(s)
                                  Moderator
                                  LtGen Robert M. Shea, USMC (Ret.) (Confirmed)
                                  President and CEO
                                  AFCEA International
                                  Panelist
                                  BGen Dennis A. Crall, USMC
                                  Director C4 and Chief Information Officer
                                  U.S. Marine Corps
                                  Panelist
                                  Mr. Robert Foster
                                  Chief Information Officer
                                  Department of the Navy
                                  Panelist
                                  RADM Kevin Lunday, USCG (Confirmed)
                                  Assistant Commandant, C4&IT and
                                  Commander, US Coast Guard Cyber Command
                                  Panelist
                                  VADM Jan E. Tighe, USN (invited)
                                  Deputy Chief of Naval Operations for Information Warfare and
                                  Director of Naval Intelligence
                                  Panelist
                                  VADM Ted N. Branch, USN
                                  Deputy Chief of Naval Operations for Information Warfare

                                    Wednesday, February 17, 3:45 - 5:00 PM

                                    • Room: Exhibit Hall

                                      Wednesday, February 17, 4:00 - 4:30 PM

                                      • Room: Exhibit Hall - Front of 2000 aisle
                                      Congress made significant changes to the military retirement system in the FY16 National Defense Authorization Act. The new system combines a reduced defined benefit with... ...read more...
                                      Speaker(s)
                                      Speaker
                                      Mr. Richard "Dick" Crampton
                                      former Director, Transition Services
                                      Military Officers Association of America (MOAA)
                                      Tracks:

                                        Wednesday, February 17, 4:00 - 5:00 PM

                                          Speaker(s)
                                          Book Author
                                          CAPT Bernard D. Cole, USN (Ret.)
                                          CHINA'S QUEST FOR GREAT POWER // ASIAN MARITIME STRATEGIES
                                          THE GREAT WALL AT SEA
                                          Book Author
                                          Frederick M. Trapnell Jr. and Dana Trapnell Tibbitts
                                          HARNESSING THE SKY: Frederick "Trapnell",
                                          the U.S. Navy's Aviation Pioneer, 1923-52
                                          Book Author
                                          George Galdorisi
                                          THE KISSING SAILOR: The Mystery Behind the Photo that Ended World War II
                                          Book Author
                                          Sam J. Tangredi
                                          ANTI-ACCESS WARFARE: Countering A2/AD Strategies
                                          The U.S. Naval Institute on NAVAL COOPERATION
                                          Book Author
                                          Vincent P. O'Hara
                                          TORCH // U.S. NAVY AGAINST THE AXIS // ON SEAS CONTESTED
                                          // TO CROWN THE WAVES // STRUGGLE FOR THE MIDDLE SEA // GERMAN FLEET AT WAR
                                          Tracks:

                                            Thursday, February 18, 7:00 - 4:30 PM

                                            • Room: Hall A/B Lobby

                                              Thursday, February 18, 8:00 - 4:00 PM

                                              • Room: Room 2
                                              Click here for more information...

                                                Thursday, February 18, 8:30 - 9:30 AM

                                                  Speaker(s)
                                                  Keynote
                                                  VADM Ted N. Branch, USN
                                                  Deputy Chief of Naval Operations for Information Warfare

                                                    Thursday, February 18, 9:15 - 4:30 PM


                                                    Thursday, February 18, 9:30 - 10:15 AM


                                                    Thursday, February 18, 10:00 - 11:30 AM

                                                    • Room: NAVAL INFORMATION WARFARE Booth #1147
                                                    (One-on-one meetings will be held by prior appointments only.)   The Program Manager or designated representative from the Program Offices listed below will be available for a... ...read more...
                                                    Tracks:

                                                      Thursday, February 18, 10:00 - 12:00 PM

                                                      • Room: Room 1A/B
                                                      Speaker: Mr. Wolfgang Taubert Head of GS NATO Communications and Information Agency Description: NATO Reform - status with focus on C4ISR NATO CI Agency - NATOs prime C4ISR service provider Industrial opportunities... ...read more...

                                                        Thursday, February 18, 10:15 - 11:30 AM

                                                          Speaker(s)
                                                          Moderator
                                                          VADM Peter H. Daly, USN (Ret.) (Confirmed)
                                                          CEO
                                                          U.S. Naval Institute
                                                          Panelist
                                                          Col Benjamin P. Stinson, USMC
                                                          Commanding Officer
                                                          Marine Corps Tactical Systems Support Activity
                                                          Panelist
                                                          RADM David H. Lewis, USN
                                                          Commander
                                                          Space and Naval Warfare Systems Command
                                                          Panelist
                                                          RDML Lorin Selby, USN
                                                          Commander, Naval Surface Warfare Center
                                                          Panelist
                                                          RDML Melvin W. Bouboulis, USCG (Invited)
                                                          Assistant Commandant for Engineering & Logistics
                                                          U.S. Coast Guard
                                                          Panelist
                                                          VADM Thomas J. Moore, USN (Confirmed)
                                                          Commander, Naval Sea Systems Command

                                                            Thursday, February 18, 10:30 - 11:30 AM

                                                            • Room: Exhibit Hall - Front of 2000 aisle
                                                            Speaker(s)
                                                            Speaker
                                                            Mr. Troy Johnson, DISL
                                                            Technical Advisor, Navy Cyber and ISR Integration
                                                            Department of the Navy
                                                            Tracks:

                                                              Thursday, February 18, 11:30 - 12:00 PM


                                                              Thursday, February 18, 12:00 - 1:30 PM

                                                                Speaker(s)
                                                                Keynote
                                                                ADM Scott H. Swift, USN
                                                                Commander
                                                                U.S. Pacific Fleet

                                                                  Thursday, February 18, 1:30 - 2:30 PM

                                                                    Speaker(s)
                                                                    Book Author
                                                                    CAPT Bernard D. Cole, USN (Ret.)
                                                                    CHINA'S QUEST FOR GREAT POWER // ASIAN MARITIME STRATEGIES
                                                                    THE GREAT WALL AT SEA
                                                                    Book Author
                                                                    Frederick M. Trapnell Jr. and Dana Trapnell Tibbitts
                                                                    HARNESSING THE SKY: Frederick "Trapnell",
                                                                    the U.S. Navy's Aviation Pioneer, 1923-52
                                                                    Book Author
                                                                    George Galdorisi
                                                                    THE KISSING SAILOR: The Mystery Behind the Photo that Ended World War II
                                                                    Book Author
                                                                    John J. Gobbell
                                                                    EDGE OF VALOR: A Todd Ingram Novel
                                                                    Book Author
                                                                    Sam J. Tangredi
                                                                    ANTI-ACCESS WARFARE: Countering A2/AD Strategies
                                                                    The U.S. Naval Institute on NAVAL COOPERATION
                                                                    Tracks:

                                                                      Thursday, February 18, 1:40 - 2:40 PM

                                                                      • Room: Exhibit Hall - Rear of 1000 aisle
                                                                      Speaker(s)
                                                                      Speaker
                                                                      RADM David H. Lewis, USN
                                                                      Commander
                                                                      Space and Naval Warfare Systems Command
                                                                      Tracks:
                                                                        • Room: Exhibit Hall - Front of 2000 aisle
                                                                        LT William S. Sims, USN in 1904 increased naval gunfire accuracy by more than 3,000%.  This conversation will introduce the vision, energy and creativity of... ...read more...
                                                                        Speaker(s)
                                                                        Moderator
                                                                        CAPT Dan Moore, USN (Ret.)
                                                                        former Naval Aviator and
                                                                        CEO, Small Unit Aviation
                                                                        Speaker
                                                                        AT1 Richard Walsh, USN
                                                                        Fleet Readiness Center Mid-Atlantic
                                                                        Speaker
                                                                        LCDR Mike Mabrey, USN
                                                                        Instructor Pilot, VFA-106
                                                                        Speaker
                                                                        Mr. Todd Connor
                                                                        CEO, Bunker Labs
                                                                        Tracks:

                                                                          Thursday, February 18, 2:30 - 3:30 PM

                                                                            Speaker(s)
                                                                            Speaker
                                                                            ADM Thomas B. Fargo, USN (Ret.)
                                                                            former Commander U.S. Pacific Command and
                                                                            Chairman of the Board, Huntington Ingalls Industries
                                                                            Speaker
                                                                            ADM Tomohisa Takei, JMSDF
                                                                            Chief of Staff, Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force

                                                                              Thursday, February 18, 2:50 - 3:50 PM

                                                                              • Room: Exhibit Hall - Rear of 1000 aisle
                                                                              Speaker(s)
                                                                              Speaker
                                                                              RDML Christian "Boris" Becker, USN
                                                                              Program Executive Officer
                                                                              PEO C4I & PEO Space Systems
                                                                              Tracks:
                                                                                • Room: Exhibit Hall - Front of 2000 aisle
                                                                                This conversation will provide an update on the Navy helo program and an update on integration for the MQ-8, MH-60R and MH-60S programs from a... ...read more...
                                                                                Speaker(s)
                                                                                Moderator
                                                                                CAPT Jim Raimondo, USN
                                                                                Federal Executive Fellow
                                                                                U.S. Naval Institute
                                                                                Speaker
                                                                                CAPT Charles Deitchman, USN (Ret.)
                                                                                Director Naval Requirements
                                                                                Sikorsky Aircraft Corporation
                                                                                Speaker
                                                                                CAPT Craig D. Grubb, USN
                                                                                Program Manager,
                                                                                Helicopter Programs
                                                                                Speaker
                                                                                CAPT Jack Thomas, USN (Ret.)
                                                                                Director of Mission Analysis and Operations, Medium Range Tactical Systems,
                                                                                Northrop Grumman Corporation Aerospace Systems
                                                                                Speaker
                                                                                CAPT Lawrence Vincent, USN
                                                                                Commander, Helicopter Sea Combat Wing
                                                                                Pacific Fleet
                                                                                Speaker
                                                                                CAPT Sil Perrella, USN
                                                                                Commander, Helicopter Maritime Strike Wing,
                                                                                Pacific Fleet
                                                                                Speaker
                                                                                CDR Pat "Jank" Jankowski, USN
                                                                                Requirements Officer,
                                                                                Helicopter Programs
                                                                                Tracks:

                                                                                  Thursday, February 18, 3:30 - 4:30 PM

                                                                                    Speaker(s)
                                                                                    Book Author
                                                                                    CAPT Bernard D. Cole, USN (Ret.)
                                                                                    CHINA'S QUEST FOR GREAT POWER // ASIAN MARITIME STRATEGIES
                                                                                    THE GREAT WALL AT SEA
                                                                                    Book Author
                                                                                    Frederick M. Trapnell Jr. and Dana Trapnell Tibbitts
                                                                                    HARNESSING THE SKY: Frederick "Trapnell",
                                                                                    the U.S. Navy's Aviation Pioneer, 1923-52
                                                                                    Book Author
                                                                                    John J. Gobbell
                                                                                    EDGE OF VALOR: A Todd Ingram Novel
                                                                                    Book Author
                                                                                    Kit Lavell
                                                                                    FLYING BLACK PONIES
                                                                                    Book Author
                                                                                    Sam J. Tangredi
                                                                                    ANTI-ACCESS WARFARE: Countering A2/AD Strategies
                                                                                    The U.S. Naval Institute on NAVAL COOPERATION
                                                                                    Book Author
                                                                                    Vincent P. O'Hara
                                                                                    TORCH // U.S. NAVY AGAINST THE AXIS // ON SEAS CONTESTED
                                                                                    // TO CROWN THE WAVES // STRUGGLE FOR THE MIDDLE SEA // GERMAN FLEET AT WAR
                                                                                    Tracks:

                                                                                      Thursday, February 18, 4:00 - 6:00 PM

                                                                                      • Room: Exhibit Hall A
                                                                                      Women in AFCEA is holding its Annual Women’s Appreciation Event at WEST 2016 on Thursday, February 18 from 4:00 – 6:00 pm in the keynote area,... ...read more...

                                                                                        Friday, February 19, 8:00 - 2:00 PM

                                                                                        • Room: Hall A/B Lobby

                                                                                          Friday, February 19, 8:45 - 9:30 AM

                                                                                            Speaker(s)
                                                                                            Speaker
                                                                                            ADM John M. Richardson, USN (Invited)
                                                                                            Chief of Naval Operations

                                                                                              Friday, February 19, 9:30 - 2:15 PM


                                                                                              Friday, February 19, 9:45 - 10:15 AM


                                                                                              Friday, February 19, 10:15 - 11:30 AM

                                                                                                Speaker(s)
                                                                                                Moderator
                                                                                                The Honorable Jay Cohen
                                                                                                Principal, The Chertoff Group
                                                                                                and former Chief of Naval Research
                                                                                                Panelist
                                                                                                Mr. Dale Bennett
                                                                                                Executive Vice President, Mission Systems and Training
                                                                                                Lockheed Martin Corporation
                                                                                                Panelist
                                                                                                Mr. Mike Petters
                                                                                                President and Chief Executive Officer
                                                                                                Huntington Ingalls Industries
                                                                                                Panelist
                                                                                                Mr. Sean O'Keefe
                                                                                                former Secretary of the Navy and
                                                                                                former Chairman of the Board and CEO, Airbus Group, Inc.

                                                                                                  Friday, February 19, 10:30 - 11:30 AM

                                                                                                  • Room: Exhibit Hall - Rear of 1000 aisle
                                                                                                  Speaker(s)
                                                                                                  Speaker
                                                                                                  VADM Matthew J. Kohler, USN (Confirmed)
                                                                                                  Commander
                                                                                                  Naval Information Forces
                                                                                                  Tracks:
                                                                                                    • Room: Exhibit Hall - Front of 2000 aisle
                                                                                                    This panel will describe future trends and opportunities for PEO C4I technology including opportunities for contracting and collaboration....
                                                                                                    Speaker(s)
                                                                                                    Moderator
                                                                                                    RDML James Rodman, Jr., USN (Ret.)
                                                                                                    Chief Executive Officer
                                                                                                    XSITE LLC
                                                                                                    Panelist
                                                                                                    Dr. Bob Parker, Ph.D.
                                                                                                    DPEO, Technical Direction and Program Integration
                                                                                                    PEO C4I
                                                                                                    Panelist
                                                                                                    Mr. John Metzger
                                                                                                    DPEO, Acquisition Management
                                                                                                    PEO C4I
                                                                                                    Panelist
                                                                                                    Ms. Faye Esaias
                                                                                                    Director of Small Business Programs
                                                                                                    Space and Naval Warfare Systems Command (SPAWAR)
                                                                                                    Tracks:

                                                                                                      Friday, February 19, 11:30 - 12:00 PM

                                                                                                        Speaker(s)
                                                                                                        Book Author
                                                                                                        Sam J. Tangredi
                                                                                                        ANTI-ACCESS WARFARE: Countering A2/AD Strategies
                                                                                                        The U.S. Naval Institute on NAVAL COOPERATION
                                                                                                        Tracks:

                                                                                                          Friday, February 19, 12:00 - 2:00 PM

                                                                                                            Speaker(s)
                                                                                                            Moderator
                                                                                                            ADM James G. Stavridis, USN (Ret.) (Invited)
                                                                                                            Dean, The Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy, Tufts University, and former Supreme Allied Commander, Europe (2009-2013)
                                                                                                            Speaker
                                                                                                            ADM John M. Richardson, USN (Invited)
                                                                                                            Chief of Naval Operations
                                                                                                            Speaker
                                                                                                            Gen Robert B. Neller, USMC (Confirmed)
                                                                                                            Commandant
                                                                                                            U.S. Marine Corps
                                                                                                            Speaker
                                                                                                            VADM Charles D. Michel, USCG
                                                                                                            Vice Commandant
                                                                                                            U.S. Coast Guard