WEST 2022 Sponsorship and Branding Opportunities
AFCEA and the U.S. Naval Institute have developed an enhanced sponsorship program for WEST 2022 that will offer maximum visibility to those who participate! What better way to make sure you stand out and increase your exposure than at this foremost event in which industry leaders can learn about military requirements and connect with decision makers and operators, where senior military and government officials can gain feedback from sea service warfighters, and where industry thought leaders will discuss and demonstrate sea service solutions? Sponsorship opportunities are offered at a several investment levels, ensuring your ability to participate.
Browse available options below, or jump to specific categories: Patron Packages, Individual Sponsorships and Advertising Opportunities. Branding Opportunities will be available soon.
First Right of Refusal for WEST 2022 is currently active for several sponsorships until December 10th. Please check back on Monday, December 13th when the remaining sponsorships will be available.
The deadline to be included in sponsor signage is Friday, January 21st.
WEST 2022 Event Coverage
Recaps of presentations and speeches as well as photos and video of WEST 2022 from AFCEA's award-winning SIGNAL Media are available online.
Learn about WEST 2022 event coverage from USNI News, with the top stories from the conference brought to you by the U.S. Naval Institute.
View photos of speakers, panels, technology exhibits and special events from WEST 2020. Photo Credit: Michael Carpenter
View footage of recorded panels and sessions from WEST Conference 2020: "Are We Ready to Confront Great Power Competition?"
Full Video Playlist
WEST 2022 Keynote/Panel Session Recordings
Wednesday: February 16, 2022
ADM Harry B. Harris Jr., USN (Ret.) Former Commander, U.S. Pacific Command, Former Ambassador to the Republic of South Korea (2018 – 2021)
Are Our Warfighting Communities Adapting Rapidly Enough to Meet the New Warfighting Challenges?
ADM Harry B. Harris Jr., USN (Ret.) Former Commander, U.S. Pacific Command, Former Ambassador to the Republic of South Korea (2018 – 2021) (Moderator)
VADM Kelly Aeschbach, USN Commander, Naval Information Forces
LtGen Karsten S. Heckl, USMC Commanding General, Marine Corps Combat Development Command and Deputy Commandant for Combat Development and Integration
VADM William Houston, USN Commander, Naval Submarine Forces, Commander, Submarine Force, U.S. Atlantic Fleet and Commander, Allied Submarine Command
VADM Roy L. Kitchener, USN Commander, Naval Surface Forces and Commander, Naval Surface Force, U.S. Pacific Fleet
VADM Kenneth R. Whitesell, USN Commander, Naval Air Forces and Commander, Naval Air Force, U.S. Pacific Fleet
How Did the Sea Services Come Out on Resources to Meet the Future?
Joseph P. Mulloy Former Deputy Chief of Naval Operations, Integration of Capabilities and Resources (OPNAV N8) (Moderator)
RDML Mark J. Fedor, USCG Assistant Commandant for Resources and Chief Financial Officer U.S. Coast Guard
RADM John Gumbleton, USN Deputy Assistant Secretary of the Navy for Budget/Director, Fiscal Management Division, N82 Office of the Chief of Naval Operations
LtGen Christopher Mahoney, USMC Deputy Commandant for Programs and Resources Headquarters, Marine Corps
What Capabilities Are a Priority for Our Numbered Fleets Today and What is the Next Big Thing We Require to Meet the Future?
ADM James G. Foggo III, USN (Ret.) Dean of the Center for Maritime Strategy Navy League of the United States (Moderator)
VADM Daniel W. Dwyer, USN Commander, SECOND Fleet and Commander, Joint Forces Command Norfolk
VADM Stephen T. Koehler, USN Commander THIRD Fleet
VADM Michael F. McAllister, USCG Commander, Pacific Area and Commander, Coast Guard Defense Force West
LtGen George W. Smith, Jr., USMC Commanding General I Marine Expeditionary Force
Thursday: February 17, 2022
American People and American Seapower: Are We Communicating Effectively with the American People?
ADM William F. Moran, USN (Ret.) Former Vice Chief of Naval Operations (Moderator)
Elbridge A. Colby Co-Founder and Principal, the Marathon Initiative and former Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for Strategy and Force Development
Representative Elaine Luria (D-VA) Vice Chair, House Armed Services Committee and Member, Seapower and Projection Forces Subcommittee
What Changes Should Be Made to the DoD Acquisition Process to Accelerate and Adapt to Meet the Future?
VADM David A. Dunaway, USN (Ret.) Former Commander, Naval Air Systems Command (2012-2015) (Moderator)
VADM Carl P. Chebi, USN Commander Naval Air Systems Command
VADM William Galinis, USN Commander Naval Air Systems Command
RDML Chad L. Jacoby, USCG Director of Acquisition programs & Program Executive Officer United States Coast Guard
BGen Arthur J. Pasagian, USMC Commander Marine Corps Systems Command
RADM Douglas Small, USN Commander Naval Information Warfare Systems Command
ADM Sam Paparo, USN Commander U.S. Pacific Fleet
Have We Made Sufficient Progress in Securing our Networks and Bringing on JADC2?
LtGen Robert M. Shea, USMC (Ret.) Permanent Director AFCEA International Board of Directors (Moderator)
RADM David M. Dermanelian, USCG Assistant Commandant Command, Control, Communications, Computers and Information Technology
LtGen Matthew G. Glavy, USMC Deputy Commandant for Information Headquarters, U.S. Marine Corps
VADM Jeffrey E. Trussler, USN Deputy Chief of Naval Operations for Information Warfare and Director of Naval Intelligence
Friday: February 18, 2022
VADM Frank Morley, USN Principal Military Deputy Assistant Secretary of the Navy (Research, Development and Acquisition)
Should the Navy Explore New Approaches with Respect to Its Strategy?
VADM Ann E. Rondeau, USN (Ret.) President Naval Postgraduate School (Moderator)
Steve Blank Adjunct Professor, Stanford University and Senior Fellow for Innovation, Columbia University
Bran Ferren Co-Founder & Chief Creative Officer Applied Minds
ADM James A. Winnefeld Jr., USN (Ret.) former Vice Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff
VADM Peter H. Daly, USN (Ret.) CEO and Publisher U.S. Naval Institute (Moderator)
Gen David H. Berger, USMC Commandant U.S. Marine Corps
ADM Michael M. Gilday, USN Chief of Naval Operations U.S. Navy
ADM Karl L. Schultz, USCG Commandant U.S. Coast Guard