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.

Browse available options below, or jump to specific categories: Patron Packages, Individual Sponsorships, Advertising Opportunities, Branding Opportunities.

WEST 2020 Event Coverage

SIGNAL Coverage

Recaps of presentations and speeches as well as photos and video of WEST 2020 from AFCEA's award-winning SIGNAL Media are available online.

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Learn about WEST 2020 event coverage from USNI News, with the top stories from the conference brought to you by the U.S. Naval Institute.

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View photos of speakers, panels, technology exhibits and special events from WEST 2020. Photo Credit: Michael Carpenter

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View footage of recorded panels and sessions from WEST Conference 2020: "Are We Ready to Confront Great Power Competition?"

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Want to learn more about what happened at #WEST2020? Check out the Proceedings Podcast for daily event coverage from San Diego.

Day 1 - https://soundcloud.com/naval-institute/proceedings-podcast-episode-139-west-2020-day-1-wrap-up
Day 2 - https://soundcloud.com/naval-institute/naval-institute-podcast-episode-140-west-2020-day-2-wrap-up

WEST 2020 Keynote and Panel Session Videos

Monday: March 2nd, 2020

Sea Service Chiefs Town Hall - 8:15am - 9:45am

The Hon. Robert O. Work Former Deputy Secretary of Defense, U.S. Department of Defense (2014-2017) (Moderator)

Gen David H. Berger, USMC Commandant, U.S. Marine Corps

ADM Michael M. Gilday, USN Chief of Naval Operations

ADM Karl L. Schultz, USCG Commandant, U.S. Coast Guard

Morning Panel Discussion - 10:00am - 11:15am

"Do We Have the Manning, Training, and Equipment for Great Power Competition?"

ADM William Moran, USN (Ret.) Former Vice Chief of Naval Operations (2016-2019) (Moderator)

VADM Brian B. Brown, USN Commander, Naval Information Forces

VADM Richard A. Brown, USN Commander, Naval Surface Forces, and Naval Surface Force, U.S. Pacific Fleet

VADM DeWolfe H. Miller III, USN Commander, Naval Air Forces and Naval Air Force U.S. Pacific Fleet

MajGen William Mullen, USMC Commanding General, U.S. Marine Corps Training and Education Command

Luncheon Keynote - 12:00pm - 1:30pm

Aaron Weis Department of Navy Chief Information Officer

Afternoon Panel Discussion - 2:30pm - 3:45pm

"Are We Ready to Fight and Win in Fully Contested Zones?"

ADM Scott H. Swift, USN (Ret.) Former Commander U.S. Pacific Fleet (2015-2018) (Moderator)

VADM Scott Conn, USN Commander, Third Fleet

VADM Linda Fagan, USCG Commander, U.S. Coast Guard Pacific Area; Commander, Coast Guard Defense Force West

LtGen Joseph L. Osterman, USMC Commanding General, I Marine Expeditionary Force

RADM Phillip G. Sawyer, USN Deputy Chief of Naval Operations for Operations, Plans, and Strategy (N3/N5)

VADM Timothy J. White, USN Commander, U.S. Fleet Cyber Command; Commander, U.S. TENTH Fleet

Tuesday: March 3rd, 2020

Morning Keynote - 8:30am - 9:30am

The Hon. Ellen M. Lord Under Secretary of Defense for Acquisition and Sustainment(Keynote)

Morning Panel Discussion - 10:00am - 11:15am

"Are We Able to Procure, Upgrade, and Adapt to Meet the Demands of Great Power Competition?"

Bryan Clark Senior Fellow, Hudson Institute (Moderator)

RADM Christian "Boris" Becker, USN Commander, Naval Information Warfare Systems Command

RDML Nathan A. Moore, USCG Assistant Commandant for Engineering and Logistics

VADM Thomas J. Moore, USN Commander, Naval Sea Systems Command

BGen Arthur J. Pasagian, USMC Commander, Marine Corps Systems Command

VADM G. Dean Peters, USN Commander, Naval Air Systems Command

Luncheon Keynote - 12:00pm - 1:15pm

ADM Philip S. Davidson, USN Commander, U.S. Indo-Pacific Command

Afternoon Panel Discussion - 1:45pm - 3:00pm

"C5ISR Readiness: Are We Ready Now and in the Future?"

LtGen Robert M. Shea, USMC (Ret.) President & CEO, AFCEA International (Moderator)

RADM David M. Dermanelian, USCG Assistant Commandant, Command, Control, Communications, Computers and Information Technology and Commander, U.S. Coast Guard Cyber Command

VADM Matthew Kohler, USN Deputy Chief of Naval Operations for Information Warfare and Director of Naval Intelligence

VADM Nancy A. Norton, USN Director, Defense Information Systems Agency Commander, Joint Force Headquarters - Department of Defense Information Network

LtGen Loretta E. Reynolds, USMC Deputy Commandant of Information, U.S. Marine Corps