By Senior Airman Alexa Culbert, Air University Public Affairs
/ Published July 22, 2020
Despite the COVID-19 pandemic, plans are continuing to move forward for the annual Air Force Information Technology and Cyberpower conference and training event, which is scheduled for August 24 – 27, in a completely virtual environment.
Registration is now open for the four-day virtual event that will feature several keynote speakers, panel discussions and a virtual trade show.
The mission behind AFITC is to foster collaboration between military and industry professionals in order to brainstorm new and innovative ways to maintain and improve our country’s security in a technology and cyber-dominant world; this year’s theme is Multi Domain Effects: Integrating Data and Digital.
Department of Defense personnel, military retirees, government contractors, local and state employees and members of academia are able to register for this year’s event at https://www.afitc-event.com/register/ or for more information regarding AFITC visit https://www.afitc-event.com/.
Keynote speakers for this year include:
Maj. Gen. Kim Crider, Mobilization Assistant to the Chief of Space Operations, United States Space Force
Arthur Hatcher, Jr., Associate Deputy Chief Information Officer, Office of the Secretary of the Air Force
Lt. Gen. Timothy Haugh, Commander of the Sixteenth Air Force, Air Forces Cyber, Joint Force Headquarters-Cyber
Gen. Arnold Bunch, Commander of Air Force Materiel Command
Lt. Gen. Mary O’brien, Deputy Chief of Staff for Intelligence, Surveillance, Reconnaissance and Cyber Effects Operations
Lt. Gen. Christopher P. Weggeman, Deputy Commander of Air Combat Command
Fletcher Previn, CEO of IBM
Scott Price, UPS Chief of transformation and User Experience