WEST 2020 Sponsorship and Branding Opportunities

AFCEA and the U.S. Naval Institute have developed an enhanced sponsorship program for WEST 2020 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.

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Special Events

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Forum for SBIR/STTR Transitions (FST)

The Department of the Navy’s SBIR/STTR Transition Program (STP) assists small businesses by identifying commercialization opportunities and promoting their technology across Acquisition and S&T communities within the DoD, U.S. Government, and industry. STP will be showcasing Navy SBIR Innovative Technologies at FST at WEST 2020 through Tech Talks and networking opportunities. Prior to your visit at the FST Booth 1113 in Hall B, view FST at WEST 2020 to learn more about the Navy SBIR Innovative Technologies that FST is bringing. Visit NavyFST.com to learn about other FST, then search the Virtual Transition Marketplace (VTM) and discover solutions to your technology challenges!

Navy Information Warfare Engagement Zone

Now and expanded in its 2nd year in the pavilion is the IW engagement zone. Situated right in the middle of the action in the IW pavilion, the engagement zone gives attendees the opportunity to informally meet with more than two dozen program managers, business portfolio managers and subject matter experts from multiple IW commands for short blocks of time. The full schedule can be found here. No appointments necessary.

Mini Boot Camp: Security in the Cloud - PenTest+ and Cloud+ Certifications

Hosted by CompTIA, this 3-hour mini boot camp will provide a comprehensive overview of PenTest+ and Cloud+ certifications, a glimpse into the world of the modern pen tester and security analyst, and a discussion of the role of the modern pen tester and the fundamental technical skills needed to protect cloud computing environments from external and internal cybersecurity threats. For attending participants will earn three (3) CEUs in support of A+, Network+ and Security+ certification maintenance.

Date, Time and Location:
Monday, March 2, 2020
1:30 PM – 4:30 PM
San Diego Convention Center, Bayside Mezzanine Level, Room 17A

Open to all registered WEST attendees with conference badge. No additional advance registration necessary. Please arrive early as space is limited. Please contact John Mongeon at jmongeon@comptia.org with questions.

San Diego Military Advisory Council (SDMAC) Breakfast

The San Diego Military Advisory Council is holding their signature monthly breakfast in conjunction with WEST 2020 on Tuesday, March 3rd at 7:30 a.m. in Hall A. Separate registration is required. Advance tickets can be purchased online during WEST registration or directly at www.sdmac.org.

Date, Time and Location:
Tuesday, March 3, 2020
7:30 AM – 8:30 AM
San Diego Convention Center, Hall A

Women in AFCEA Appreciation Reception

Join Women in AFCEA for our annual Women’s Appreciation Event. All are invited to join Women in AFCEA for drinks and light refreshments while networking with senior leaders in the Sea Services information technology, C4 and cyber community. The event continues with a keynote by Brigadier General Lorna Mahlock, Director, Command, Control, Communications and Computers (C4) and the Deputy Department of the Navy Chief Information Officer (CIO) of the Marine Corps. BGen Mahlock will share her thoughts and experiences as she reflects on her distinguished military career thus far. The event will conclude with the presentation of the AFCEA women’s appreciation awards.

Open to all registered WEST attendees with conference badge. No additional advance registration necessary.

Date, Time and Location:
Tuesday, March 3, 2020
3:15 p.m. – 4:45 p.m.
Hall A, San Diego Convention Center

Full details on the AFCEA Women’s Appreciation Event and keynote speaker.

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