Welcome to the Show Daily for the 53rd Annual AOC International Symposium & Convention!
Click the video above to check out a recap of today's events, as well as a preview for tomorrow and the rest of the week!
Today was a fantastic kick-off to this year's symposium & convention! Follow the links below to read summaries of today's symposium sessions:
General Session 1:
Keynote Speaker - Vice Admiral Charles A. "Chas" Richard, Deputy Commander, USSTRATCOM 
The AOC’s 2016 Symposium opened with Mr. Dave Hime speaking to a full room of attendees, professionals, sponsors, and servicemen.  He stressed that this year’s conference... (Click HERE to read more)
The AOC was proud to honor Congressman Joseph R. Pitts with the 2017 Gold Medal Award at this year's opening session. You can read Congressman Pitts' comments by clicking HERE.
Session 1: Moving to EMSO 
The session was chaired by Muddy Watters of Raytheon Advanced Missile Systems. His introduction posed a fundamental question: How do we do integration of EMS Operations at the doctrine, policy, and organizational level?... (Click HERE to read more)
Session 2: Building EMSO: Core Stakeholder Perspectives
Session Chair Judge Borque opened with an overview of Electromagnetic Spectrum Operations (EMSO) by... (Click HERE to read more)
Session 3: Technical Session - Electronic Support Measures (ESM)
The first speaker, Mr. James Kilgallen of COMINT Consulting spoke on “Signals Identification for SIGINT, EW and Cyber.”  He pointed out that... (Click HERE to read more)
Session 4: U.S. Service Perspectives on Achieving EMS Capability Superiority
“If you cannot effectively manage your EM footprint, you’re constantly located.  Therefore, you can’t effectively launch a weapon.  You only win by managing [the EM] environment.”... (Click HERE to read more)
Session 5: Technical Session - Electronic Support
The session was chaired by Mr. Steve Hedges of BAE Systems. He pointed out that the ES challenges never stop: longer range threats, wider spectrum use, and a congested RF environment... (Click HERE to read more)
Don't miss these presentations and events tomorrow:
General Session 2:
Keynote Speakers - Prof. Steve Roberts, Leonardo / Cranfield University and Defence Academy of the UK
Mr. Neil Kacena, VP of Technology Innovation and Strategic Pursuits, Raytheon
Session 6: Current and Future EMSO - a Global Perspective
Session 7: Technical Session - Electronic Attack
10:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Annual Banquet
6:00 - 8:00 PM
Keynote Speaker - Mr. Bryan Clark - Senior Fellow, Center for Strategic and Budgetary Assessments
While you're here at the event, don't forget to reserve ad space in the 2017 JED, just head over to the JED booth on the floor! 2017 AOC Sponsorships are available as well, talk to Brock Sheets from the AOC!
Tune in tomorrow for another exciting edition of the Show Daily!
Thank you to all the Sponsors and Exhibitors that made this Symposium and Convention possible!



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