8th Annual Cyber/Electronic Warfare Convergence Conference

COM_JCALPRO_STARTDATE: June 06, 2017 12:00 pm - June 08, 2017 8:00 pm


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8th Annual Cyber/Electronic Warfare Convergence Conference

June 6-8, 2017 | SPAWAR, Charleston, SC

This conference is CLASSIFIED: TOP SECRET//SI/TK//NOFORN  All attendees must be registered and have an active TS//SCI clearance

Approval to conduct the conference is in process DON/AA.  All indications are that this conference is in compliance
with all required directives, so we expect but cannot guarantee this conference will be approved.

Agenda | Registration Location | Accommodations | Security | Base Access | Sponsorship



Electronic Warfare and Cyberspace technical capabilities are becoming more technically similar. However, the communities which practice these disciplines remain largely separated and vary widely across the military Services in terms of their equipment, unit organization and operating methodologies. This conference provides the EW and Cyberspace communities an opportunity to collaborate and discuss capabilities, TTPs and research in EW and Cyberspace operations to enable more rapid deployment of new and improved capabilities. The EW/Cyberspace Convergence Conference identifies ways to develop advanced technologies and systems to address the changing battlefield dynamics of the digital age and bring EW and Cyberspace together for the Warfighter!


 Livingston Tighe
Major General James 
Livingston, USMC (Ret.)

Medal of Honor Recipient
Major General Burke "Ed" Wilson
Deputy Principal Cyber 
Advisor to the Secretary 
of Defense and Senior Military 
Advisor for Cyber and Office of 
the Under Secretary of Defense 
for Policy, Office of the Secretary 
of Defense
 Heritage  Palmieri M
Brigadier General Ryan Heritage
Dep Dir, Future Operations
Ms. Margie Palmieri, SES
Acting Director, Navy Digital Warfare
Office (OPNAV N2N6D



For the lastest Symposium draft agenda CLICK HERE (subject to change)


Full-Conference Registration Fees (June 6-9)
Industry/Contractor, AOC Member - $650
Industry/Contractor, Non-Member - $695
Academia, AOC Member - $300
Academia, Non-Member - $345
Active Government Civilian - FREE
Active Duty Military – FREE
SPAWAR employee - FREE
SPAWAR employee Lunch $10 per day

PRE-REGISTRATION IS CLOSED.   Please complete the registration form and hand carry with you onsite.    We are not accepting online registration or fax registrations.     Must have your TS SCI clearance passed and either have a CAC Card or base access form 74 completed as of May 26 in order to attend.   There is no escorting allowed.

Click here to download the registration form 

SPAWAR employees, click here to download the SPAWAR registration form


Conference cancellations must be submitted in writing with a copy of your registration form on or before May 26, 2017; telephone cancellations will not be accepted. Cancellations may be faxed to (703) 549-2589 or emailed to events@crows.org. Refunds will be issued minus a $75 administrative fee for all cancellations.


SPAWAR Systems Center Atlantic
Cooper River Landing Conference Center (Bldg. 3112)

All attendees are required to access SPAWAR through Gate 4.  Click here to download a map
Parking is available at the first parking lot on right once through the gate.   The conference center is the first building, number 3112


Courtyard By Marriott Charleston Historic District Hotel
125 Calhoun Street
Charleston, SC 29401
(843) 414 - 4260
Special AOC rate is $178 plus taxes per night. Reservations must be made by May 25, 2017, and will be based availability.  Daily Parking rate is $20 per day.

Click here to make a reservation

Holiday Inn Charleston Historic District Hotel
425 Meetingg Street
Charleston, SC 29401
(843) 718 - 2327
Special AOC rate (Code is SPA) is $178 plus taxes per night. Reservations must be made by May 22, 2017, and will be based availability. On site parking is available at $22 per day

Click here to make online reservation    Please be sure to put SPA in the Group Code to receive the special AOC room block rate/

Renaissance Charleston Historic District Hotel   HOTEL IS SOLD OUT AT THE BLOCK RATE
68 Wentworth Street
Charleston, SC 29401
(843) 534 - 0300
Special AOC rate is $178 plus taxes per night. Reservations must be made by May 15, 2017, and will be based on availability.  

Click here to make online reservation

If you are planning to stay before or after the dates in the AOC room block, please book your room online and then contact Lauren Bach, Sales Manager at Renaissance Charleston Historic District Hotel  T: 843-534-9006, and she will assist in modifying your reservation; based on room availability.   



Monday, June 5    5:00pm - 7:30pm
Bay Street Biergarten Networking Reception sponsored by SAIC
549 East Bay Street
Charleston, SC
Beer & Badge Reception - come pick up your name badge and mingle with other Cyber/EW Professionals
Tuesday, June 6    6:00pm - 8:30pm
Harbour Club Networking Reception sponsored by SRC
35 Prioleau Street
Charleston, SC
Join us for a Networking Reception on the rooftop terrance with spectacular views of historic downtown Charleston.
Parking garage is located at 25 Prioleau Street, parking is $2 per hour/open 24 hours (Click Here for map)
Wednesday, June 7    5:30pm - 8:00pm
Salute to the Warfighter Reception sponsored by BAE Systems & Norseman Defense Technologies
5 Church Restaurant
32b North Market Street
Charleston, SC
Join us for a fun night and great food at the local's favorite trendy establishment in historic downtown Charleston.
Parking garage is located at 1 Cumberland Street, parking is $2 per hour/open 24 hours(Click Here for map)


If you have a government issued CAC or active/reserve/retired military ID you should be able to access the base by showing your appropriate identification card. If no CAC card or military ID you MUST complete Form 74 for base access.  LAST DAY TO TURN IN FORM 74 IS 26 MAY.  Click here to download the form 74 for base access.

For attendees who do not complete and submit Form 74 by 26 May, you will not be authorized to attend the conference. All individuals that do not possess one of the above-mentioned forms of ID, must be 100% vetted through the host installation seven working days in advance. Escorting is not allowed.  No exceptions.


This conference is CLASSIFIED: TOP SECRET//SI/TK//NOFORN   All attendees must be registered and have an active TS//SCI clearance

Submit your Visit Request via JPAS to SMO Code: 652363 ; FAX Subject Line and/or JPAS Additional Remarks MUST include “OLD CROWS”

Your SPAWAR Sponsor is: David Walman - Phone: 843.218.7381

For questions regarding SPAWAR facility access, contact Lee Ann Marrale,  Phone: (843) 218-6447; Fax: (843) 218-4045, Email: VisitorControl@navy.mil.

For questions regarding TS//SCI eligibility, contact the SPAWAR Special Security Office (SSO):  Phone (843) 218-4003; Email: ssclant_sso.fcm@navy.mil.

**SCI Visit Requests MUST come from the Government Agency that holds the individual's clearance. SPAWAR SSO will NOT accept requests coming directly from a contractor security office.

 All attendees must be registered and have an active TS//SCI clearance. Just having eligibility will not allow you to attend. You MUST be indoctrinated into SCI.

**Agencies that do not use JPAS must send an M3 message to plain language address (PLA): SPAWAR CHAS

** ALL VISIT REQUESTS MUST BE RECEIVED NO LATER THAN 20 MAY -  Late submissions may not be approved.

All conference attendees will be required to show a valid state or federal issued photo identification (i.e. a driver's license, state identification card, and/or passport)

SPAWAR employees do NOT need to send Visit Access Requests via JPAS but DO need to bring their SPAWAR badge with them in addition to their CAC.


Take advantage of the opportunity to sponsor this well-known annual event and be highlighted to thousands, including DoD officials, military, government offices, academia leaders, research and development organizations and international industries. Gain unparalleled exposure to Cyber and EW decision makers and new and current customers through immense networking opportunities and visibility before, during and after the conference. 



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