WEST 2019 Sponsorship and Branding Opportunities

AFCEA and the U.S. Naval Institute have developed an enhanced sponsorship program for WEST 2019 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 Innovation Showcase

The Innovation Showcase provides the opportunity to demonstrate cutting-edge solutions to government representatives and potential industry partners. Located on the exhibit floor, the showcase provides a platform for the broad exposure to government, military, and industry attendees. Solutions will be presented in the Innovation Showcase Wednesday, Thursday and Friday. Presenters will have 20 minutes to brief and field Q&A.

Presentation Schedule

Wednesday, February 13th, 2019

10:30 AM - 10:50 AM

Artificial Intelligence at the Edge: It’s Not Tomorrow’s Technology, It’s Today's Advantage

Steve Escaravage
Senior Vice President Booz Allen Hamilton Strategic Innovation Group (SIG)


11:00 AM - 11:20 AM

Are You Protecting Machine Identities?

Steve Briley
Federal Solutions Architect


2:40 PM - 3:00PM

War Goes Viral: Social Media’s Role in Conflicts Today

Ben Cathers
Government Principal Solutions Consultant


3:10 PM - 3:30 PM

Determining Evil from Benign in the Normally Abnormal World of InfoSec

Rick McElroy
Head of Security Strategy
Carbon Black


3:40 PM - 4:00 PM

The Tedium of TDM: Moving Towards Unified Communications

Alex Doyle
Director, Project Management and Development


Thursday, February 14, 2019

10:30 AM - 10:50 AM

Steps to Security Validation - How to Measure, Manage, and Continuously Validate Your Cybersecurity

Maj Gen Earl Matthews, USAF (Ret.)
Senior Vice President, Strategy


11:00 AM - 11:20 AM

Identity Assurance & Insider Threat Analysis

Noam Liran
National Manager
CyberArk Software


1:40 PM - 2:00 PM

FIPS 140-2 Validated Encryption - The Insider's Strategy Session

Ray Potter


2:10 PM - 2:30 PM

Achieving Instant Situational Awareness in Secure Command and Control Environments

Nikki Mueller
Senior Manager, Marketing


2:40 PM – 3:00 PM

Sea Hunter and Maritime Autonomous Behaviors

Dr. Timothy Barton
Chief Technology Officer
Leidos C4ISR Operation


3:10 PM – 3:30 PM

The Data Management Imperative

David Bailey
Senior Director, U.S. Public Sector, Veritas

Jonathan Albourm
Chief Technology Officer, Veritas


Friday, February 15, 2019

10:30 AM - 10:50 AM

Sustainment in 2025: Tomorrow’s Solutions, Today

Andy Binsley
Vice President, Manufacturing and ALM Product Strategy
Oracle Corporation


11:00 AM - 11:20 AM