Armed Forces Communications and Electronics Association Armed Forces Communications and Electronics Association AFCEA _3ba46131-e530-4dea-928c-c49a4000ceeb To be the premier information technology, communications, and electronics association for professionals in international government, industry and academia worldwide. _cfbefc40-ce74-4b52-9bcd-0bcf311ae5e6 AFCEA is an international organization that serves its members by providing a forum for the ethical exchange of information.  AFCEA is dedicated to increasing knowledge through the exploration of issues relevant to its members in information technology, communications, and electronics for the defense, homeland security and intelligence communities. _f4225d0f-b0ff-4cba-88f5-4bdc08e6227f Ethics Insist on the highest ethics in everything we do. Visionary Leadership Apply visionary leadership in our community and encourage it from our members at every level. Commitment Consistently demonstrate commitment to continuous improvement of the Association and to improvement of service to our members. Quality Provide the highest quality in everything we do. Education Commit to do everything possible to further the education of our members and of the communities we serve. Diversity Encourage, embrace and continually enlist the support and inclusion of all members of our diverse international community. AFCEA Chapters Give engineers, programmers, managers, government officials and military personnel continuing opportunities to exchange ideas about communications, intelligence, imaging and information systems technologies _4db787f3-b9dd-49d0-bc2c-7b629621de56 1 Located around the world, AFCEA’s 134 chapters give engineers, programmers, managers, government officials and military personnel continuing opportunities to exchange ideas about communications, intelligence, imaging and information systems technologies. Nearly one-half of AFCEA’s chapters conduct symposia and seminars in addition to other chapter activities. 1f0c2c2f-38bd-4ff7-bfd2-866f82f7dee9 3862bc6d-afc6-42d4-b5c2-734cd79a7145 5b104221-c74c-4b6e-afd4-d3d5618b23fe SIGNAL Magazine Publish a monthly international news magazine serving the critical information needs of government, military and industry professionals active in the fields of command, control, communications, computers, intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance _00aac540-0046-4632-b6de-1002db090187 2 SIGNAL is a monthly international news magazine serving the critical information needs of government, military and industry professionals active in the fields of command, control, communications, computers, intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance, or C4ISR; information security; research and development; electronics; and homeland security. The Source Book, published in the January issue, contains the company profiles and contacts of AFCEA’s corporate members. It is the who’s who of C4ISR and homeland security organizations. The annual Security Directory, published in the February issue, focuses on security solutions and the organizations that provide them. dac36c16-e679-49c3-bc54-3a273d839697 0add44a3-e660-4525-ac32-466e9aad472a 3799b743-adb4-472b-ab17-2e7fa8f1f982 Online Publications Publish an online newsletter and directories _5b2b36e1-b4ec-46b3-8ce8-abc3fafc6dbc 3 SIGNAL’s companion online newsletter, SIGNAL Connections, is distributed the middle of each month. The e-newsletter bridges the gap between issues of SIGNAL by providing additional news and feature articles about the industry and the association. SIGNAL’s two print directories also have a searchable online format. The Source Book online is a continually updated version of the popular print Source Book, and the Security Directory online includes information about the AFCEA corporate member companies that provide goods and services specifically geared to the security market. b6fceaf0-383f-4ff4-af00-b09f5e9a059f 0613e5d7-063c-4c02-8748-ea13ce08aff2 09e076de-7599-43c0-aa25-4e490afe03ec Educational Foundation Provide scholarships, grants and awards to students in the "hard" sciences and offer continuing education and technical training courses _14f4b3aa-83f9-443a-a6be-4d751ccc47d0 4 Education is an AFCEA core value. The Association, in partnership with the AFCEA Educational Foundation, Chapters and Members worldwide, presents $1.4 million annually in scholarships, grants and awards to students in the "hard" sciences attending the five service academies, ROTC programs, graduate schools and other educational institutions. The AFCEA Professional Development Center (PDC) complements the Association's educational efforts by providing a wide-ranging program of continuing education and technical training courses. ffea21ba-3db3-4569-80c7-4f2c4e202fa6 bf4dc631-a054-49a3-8134-377fc3381701 2b0634d6-02ee-46a7-9163-c1b9f6b98248 Professional Development Center Offer classified and unclassified courses for government, military and industry professionals in communications, intelligence and information systems _8aeccbfa-6b71-4a91-aba8-476091168271 5 AFCEA’s Professional Development Center is operated by the Educational Foundation and offers classified and unclassified courses for government, military and industry professionals in communications, intelligence and information systems. 5de48598-0d14-4635-a4c9-5fc2d4b8e9f0 b7914a56-df6b-4218-b5c3-da949df3dcff a9533ee9-de9c-4420-82cc-944d46325a6f Conferences and Symposia Sponsor conferences and symposia _bf70ac55-63a7-4cbc-bfb5-87d406f1b1d0 6 AFCEA conferences offer problem-solving opportunities to C4ISR, intelligence, homeland security and information technology professionals through exhibits, technical panels, and speakers. Decision makers from around the world attend AFCEA conferences to hear senior leaders, participate in panels and see the latest technologies. Events include:SOLUTIONS Series, quarterly, Washington, D.C. Western Conference and Exposition (West), January/February, San Diego, CA Joint Warfighting Conference and Exposition, May/June, Virginia Beach, VA TechNet Asia-Pacific Conference and Exposition, November/December, Honolulu, HI Intelligence Symposia, April and October, Washington, D.C. TechNet Europe Symposium and Exposition, October, Various European Locations Chapter Meetings, Technical Panels & Symposia, Various Locations f5144d2f-9569-4e1c-b3b4-448ab8784119 1b587b2b-3eff-4d24-9cad-3723b36502fd b916a2e9-5813-48d2-a724-c7c96ecebf73 2010-02-08 http://www.afcea.org/mvc.asp Arthur Colman (www.drybridge.com) colman@drybridge.com Submit error.