|Standard Systems Group To Host Information Technology Conference |
Standard Systems Group To Host Information Technology Conference
Maxwell Air Force Base, Gunter Annex, Ala. July 7, 2000 (AFPN) -- Industry chief executive officers and senior Air Force leaders will convene in Montgomery, Ala., Aug. 28 - 31 for the annual Air Force Information Technology Conference.
The conference is open to all Department of Defense personnel and is designed to bring computer users up to date on the efforts of industry and government agencies.
"Combating Computer Terrorism" is the theme of the 14th AFITC, hosted each year by the Standard Systems Group and the City of Montgomery.
Among industry leaders confirmed to attend are chief executive officers Carl Yankowski, Palm, Inc.; John Becker, AXENT Technologies; and James Adams, iDEFENSE. Air Force keynote speakers are Carol DiBattiste, under secretary of the Air Force; Lt. Gen. John Woodward, commander of Air Force Communications and Information Center; and Lt. Gen. Lance Lord, commander of Air University.
Government and industry leaders will present more than 160 in-depth technical seminars and workshops, and a vendor exhibition hall consisting of more than 150 participants will showcase the latest technologies.
More than 3,500 people attended last year's conference with more than 4,000 expected this year. Early registration is encouraged and can be accomplished on line at the AFITC Web site. Name badges will not be mailed out as in past years, but will be available for pick up at the Montgomery Civic Center after Aug. 27.
** Air Force Information Technology Conference