AFA’s Spring Conference to Highlight Cyberspace

February 28, 2011

Conference Highlights Cyber with Discussions, Exhibits, Competition – and now Career Fair

ARLINGTON, Va., Feb. 28, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — The Air Force Association’s newest event, the CyberFutures Conference and Technology Exposition, will explore cyberspace with energetic discussions, the latest in information technology and education – and now includes a career fair for job seekers.

AFA has partnered with the leading military-to-civilian recruitment firm RecruitMilitary to produce a career fair on April 1 that will feature prominent aerospace/defense firms. Many companies will be recruiting for cyber tech openings as well as other available positions. Representatives of educational institutions will be on hand to discuss their courses in cyber technology and other course and degree options. The career fair will be free, and open to all men and women – veterans and non-veterans – who are interested in careers in cyber technology and related fields.

Themed “New Strategies for a New Domain,” the CyberFutures Conference will be held March 31 – April 1, 2011, at the Gaylord National Hotel, in National Harbor, Maryland, just minutes from downtown Washington. The nation’s top IT and cyber leaders from industry, government and the military will share their thoughts and strategies for managing the pronounced new challenges the cyber domain presents to every organization. Attendees will learn about the risks and vulnerabilities associated with operating in a cyber world full of hackers, bad actors and technological complexities, as well as how to mitigate those risks and defeat vulnerabilities. Learn more about the symposium and speakers at www.afa.org/events/CyberPatriot/2011/default.asp.

In conjunction with the CyberFutures, CyberPatriot III, the national high school cyber defense competition designed to increase students’ awareness in cyber security and technology, will be hosting their championship round. After six exciting months and several preliminary rounds of competition, the students will participate in one more challenge, culminating with an award ceremony for top winners in each division. Learn more at www.uscyberpatriot.org.

Advanced registration is available at http://registration.afa.org/events/cb2011reghome.aspx. Over the next few weeks, look for additional speakers, upcoming scheduling specifics and other information updates at www.AFA.org.

AFA is a 501(c)(3), nonprofit organization promoting public understanding of aerospace power and the pivotal role it plays in the security of the nation. AFA has more than 200 chapters nationally and internationally representing 125,000 members. Visit AFA at http://www.AFA.org.

RecruitMilitary is a Cincinnati-based company that connects employers, franchisors, and educational institutions with job seekers who have military backgrounds. All of the company’s owners, officers, and national account executives are either veterans or active or former reservists. RecruitMilitary was founded in 1998 and has produced Opportunity Expos since 2006. Visit RecruitMilitary at www.recruitmilitary.com.

SOURCE Air Force Association

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