Warfighter Information Advantage Symposium 2024

October 29 – 30 | Augusta, GA

Info

Theme

EW Reenergized - The Army Phoenix Taking Its Place in the Joint / Coalition Fight

Objective

The inaugural Warfighter Information Advantage Symposium addresses the synergies of Signal, Cyber, and EW and their critical role in creating and exploiting information advantages as a key aspect of multidomain operations.  With the Army experiencing a rebirth and transformation of EW after decades of absence, this novel forum will focus on the combat development aspects of fighting and maintaining an advantage in the electromagnetic environment.  Emphasis on evolving DOTmLPF-P, new and emerging requirements, training, education, experimentation, game-changing operational capabilities, and force modernization will make this a unique venue for government, military, industry, and academia to exchange insights and collaborate on the way forward.

Location

Georgia Cyber Center
Plug and Play Auditorium
100 Grace Hopper Ln, Augusta, GA 30901

Classification

U.S. Secret Only

 

Please direct any questions to

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Agenda

Agenda Coming Soon!

 

Session dates/times:

Tuesday, October 29 | 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Wednesday, October 30 | 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Sessions will be US Secret only classification level.

Optional Activities (for registered attendees)

Welcome Reception | Monday, October 28 | 5:30 – 7:30 PM

Location TBD

Networking Reception | Tuesday, October 29 | 5:30 – 8 PM

Location TBD

Call for Papers

Original papers are being solicited from the United States Government, Academia, Industry, Operational Units, and Subject Matter Experts.  Final Symposium presentations may be unclassified up to US Secret. Abstract submissions should be unclassified and indicate the level of classification for presentation, and focus on the following topic areas:

  • Information Advantage During Large Scale Combat Operations
  • Unified Network and the Hybrid Cloud – Accessing Information Anytime, Anywhere
  • Novel solutions for succeeding in a competitive, congested, and contested EME
  • Electromagnetic Warfare – how to Fight and Win in the Electromagnetic Spectrum
  • Unmanned Capabilities in Cyberspace and Electronic Warfare
  • Transforming in Contact - Exercises, Experimentation, and Soldier Touchpoints
  • From the Field – Electromagnetic Spectrum Operations and Lessons Learned
  • Signature Management – Hiding in Plain Sight
  • Adversary Capabilities and Challenges in EMS
  • Cyber and EW in Joint /Coalition Operations

All abstracts must be unclassified and MUST follow the below abstract template.

Please forward abstracts and Warfare Information Advantage Symposium Call for Papers Abstract Form to Ms. Christine Armstrong at by 28 June 2024.

*Note: dates are proposed for initial planning purposes only and subject to change based on the finalization of the foreign disclosure processes currently in staffing. Actual dates are expected to fall on or within 7 – 10 days of listed dates.

Important Dates*

Abstracts Due: June 28, 2024
Notification of Acceptance: By July 19, 2024
Final Presentations Due: October 11, 2024
Security Clearance: October 22, 2024

*Note: dates are proposed for initial planning purposes only and subject to change. Actual dates are expected to fall on or within 7 – 10 days of listed dates.

Registration

Online Registration will open in July. There will be no onsite registrations.

*Symposium cancellations must be submitted in writing; telephone cancellations will not be accepted. Please email your cancellation request to . Refunds will be issued minus a $75 administrative fee for all paid registrations. No refunds after October 25, 2024, or for no-shows. Online registration will close on 22 October at Noon ET.

Pricing

Conference Registration Fees are for US Only and must have proper security clearance and be cleared to attend.

AOC Member | Industry/Contractor | $600*

Non-Member | Industry/Contractor | $675*

Active Government Civilian | FREE**

Active-Duty Military | FREE**

*Meal package and full conference registration included
**No meal package included

Please note: Meal Package is $40 (You may purchase a meal ticket onsite while supplies last). Please contact  to add this to your registration.

Speakers

Coming soon!

Security

US Participation Only:
Clearance requests must be received by (22 October 24)

All attendees representing the U.S. for all sessions, must submit their valid Security Certification via DISS, SMO Code : W6ZRAA5

First Visit Date: 29 October 2024
Last Visit Date: 30 October 2024
POC is AOCAugusta2024, Email is: 
Purpose of visit: ATTEND AOC Information Advantage Warfighter Symposium
*All GCC personnel must submit their clearance regardless of current access to the Auditorium

This visit request is a stand-alone visit and should be dated 29 – 30 October 2024. Other time frames will not be accepted.

For questions related to security clearance please contact:

Andres Hinostroza Jr.
Collateral Branch Chief
Cyber Center of Excellence (CCoE), G2
Office: 706.791.6343
DSN: 780.6343
Work Mobile: 706.339.7190

 

Hotel

AOC has negotiated discounted rates at the following hotels for attendees

Augusta Marriott at the Convention Center
2 Tenth St, Augusta, GA 30901

AOC Special Group Rate: $117 prevailing govt per diem + applicable taxes.  Reservations must be made NLT October 4, 2024, to receive the discounted room rate while available.  Self-Parking is $7.00 per day/night and $20 per day/night for Valet.  Room cancellation required 48 hours prior to arrival.

Book your group rate for AOC Augusta Symposium room block for October 2024

Last Day to Book: Thursday, October 10, 2024

Sponsors

NFE exhibits and sponsorships are available for educational purposes for attendees to learn about new technologies and developments.

If you are interested in sponsorship or exhibiting at this event, please click here or contact Mr. Sean Fitzgerald at  or 703-549-1600 ext 222.

Thank you to the following sponsors for making this event possible.

Gold Sponsor

Small Business Sponsor