2016 C4I and Cyber Conference to be held in June
On May 25, the U.S. Air Force posted information about the upcoming 2016 Command, Control, Communications, Computers, Intelligence (C4I) and Cyber Conference.
Announcing the biennial 2016 Command, Control, Communications, Computers, Intelligence (C4I) and Cyber Conference co-sponsored by the Erie Canal Chapter of the Armed Forces Communications and Electronics Association (AFCEA), the CYBER New York Alliance, Mohawk valley Chapter of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), Griffiss Institute, and the Cyber Research Institute. The Air Force Research Laboratory, Information Directorate (AFRL/RI), located in Rome New York is participating along with its Information Institute and senior representative from Air Force and Other DoD organizations.
The conference will be held on June 14, 15 and 16, 2016 at the Radisson Hotel and Conference Center, Utica, NY. The conference will explore challenges and research opportunities in the Air Force Research Laboratory’s Information Directorate (AFRL/RI) in C4I and Cyber technologies for Air Force and DoD applications. On June 14 and 15 there will be plenary sessions in the morning and parallel technical workshops in the afternoon, led by senior experts from academia, industry, and government.
Air Force Maj. Gen. (Retired) Israel is a keynote speaker.
There will be plenary presentations on: AFRL Information Directorate Overview, Nanotechnology, Technology Transfer and Partnership Intermediaries.
The second day’s plenary presentations include AFRL/RI’s four critical technologies; “Connectivity and Dissemination,” “Processing and Exploitation,” Cyber Science and Technology” and “Autonomy, Command and Control and Decision Support.”
The following workshops will be held: Software Defined Networking for Airborne Networks; Trust at the Edge: Secure Mobile Technology; Big Data Analytics; Technology Transfer and the Commercialization Academy; Software Defined RF: A Full Spectrum of Opportunity; Quantum Information Sciences: Next Big Thing?; Deep Learning; Interpreting and Interdicting Threats Against the Internet of Things.
Thursday is devoted to addressing the Air Force Small Business Innovation Research program with a Keynote presentation by Mr. David Shahady, U S Air Force SBIR/STTR Program Manager, and plenary presentations on AF Commercialization Readiness Program, SBIR Data Rights and Other Transaction Authority and AFRL/RI Commercialization Academy.
Full information is available here.