Air Force Association's 2012 Global Warfare Symposium in Los Angeles

Note: All military members on Active Duty and DoD civilian personnel can attend the conference free of charge.

ARLINGTON, Va., Oct. 3, 2012 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- With the theme "Pivot to the Pacific, and the Increasing Demands on Space & ISR," top military leaders will address the contributions of space to the combat environment and future challenges affecting the military during the Air Force Association's annual Global Warfare Symposium.

This unique symposium will again be held at the Hyatt Regency Century Plaza Hotel in Los Angeles, from Thursday, November 15 to Friday, November 16, 2012.

The Global Warfare Symposium seeks to deliver the latest information regarding the global role of the Air Force in the world today and will provide critical insight on technological developments and program updates. Highlighted at this event will be many opportunities for professional development and growth as speakers cover an array of topics, including Space Command, Strategic Command, Pacific Air Forces and Air Force ISR.

This professional development event, accompanied with the Air Force Ball, attracts the top echelon of USAF senior management and commanders, the aerospace community and academia, providing an opportunity to share ideas with highly skilled aerospace and Air Force professionals.

Invited Speakers Include:

  • General Mark Welsh
  • Secretary Michael Donley
  • General William Shelton
  • General Hawk Carlisle
  • Acting Under Secretary of the Air Force Jamie Morin
  • Lt. Gen. Ellen Pawlikowski
  • Lt. Gen. James Kowalski
  • Lt. Gen. Larry James
  • Gwynne Shotwell
  • Bran Ferren
  • See the full agenda online

Visit the AFA Global Warfare Symposium site for information and updates.

The Air Force Association is a non-profit, independent, professional military and aerospace education association. Our mission is to promote a dominant United States Air Force and a strong national defense, and to honor Airmen and our Air Force Heritage. To accomplish this, we:

  • EDUCATE the public on the critical need for unmatched aerospace power and a technically superior workforce to ensure U.S. national security.
  • ADVOCATE for aerospace power and STEM education.
  • SUPPORT the Total Air Force family and promote aerospace education.

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