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MacDill Technology Expo

The 2018 MacDill AFB Technology Expo

Hosted by AFCEA Tampa-St. Petersburg Pelican Chapter


Tuesday, 4 December 2018



The Surf’s Edge Club

7315 Bayshore Blvd, Bldg 499

MacDill AFB


Free & Open To All Federal, Government, & Contractor Personnel (must have gate access)


Pre-Register Online:   (Registration also available Onsite)



Featuring 50+ Exhibitors including:

Accu-Tech * Ace Computers * Allegion * Ameripack * Apollo Video * By Light Professional IT Services *

ClearCom* Cloudian * Cohesity * Corning * CyberArk Software * Dynamic Systems * Eaton * Elasticsearch Federal *

Fiber Instrument Sales * GCE Systems Group * Getac * HascallDenke * Insight Public Sector * Juniper Networks *

Klas Telecom Government * Maxcell/Maxspace * Microtech * Mission Critical Solutions * Motorola Solutions *

NetApp * Norseman * Owl Cyber Defense Solutions * Panduit * Plug-In Storage * Quantum Corp. * RGE Spectrum *

RaritanServer Technology * Rubrik Federal * SCI Technology * Sargent & Greenleaf * Satcom Direct Communications * SolarWinds *

Spectra Logic * Spirent Federal * Sterling Computers * TVAR Solutions * Tampa Microwave * Vmware * Vertiv * Winstead *

World Wide Technology *ZERO Manufacturing & More!


 *NEW*  This year’s forum is a chance to listen to and ask questions of Senior Military and Government C4I leadership from across the Commands on MacDill A FB as well as  Subject Matter Experts from Industry and Academia.



08:55-09:00: Opening remarks COL (RET) John McLaughlin, AFCEA Tampa/St Petersburg Chapter President


09:00-10:00 Panel: Cybersecurity: New Threat Trends and Defensive Strategies

                Kimberly Hersey: Director Cybersecurity CENTCOM J6

                LTC Pierre Mathew:   Director Cybersecurity SOCCENT

                Steve Gary: Professor Cybersecurity at the University of South Florida

                Freddie Clark: SOCOM Cyber Threat Intelligence OIC

 10:30-11:30 Panel: Operations in a Contested Environment

                COL Curtis Carlin USMC: CENTCOM Deputy J6

                COL Mike Kaloostian: SOCCENT J6

                COL Aaron Sampson SOCOM J65 (Formerly OIR J6)

 13:00-14:00 Panel: AI/ML and How they can Support Military Operations

                Bill Burnham Chief Technology Officer, Hewlett Packard Enterprise US Public Sector.

                Mr. Nicholas C. Williams, GG-14, Deputy Chief CCJ2 Systems, USCENTCOM J2

                LTC Paul Baldwin USSOCOM J632 Director, Enterprise Plans and Engineering


14:30-15:30 Demonstration: How Virtual Reality Can Support Military Operations


Refreshments Served!


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Event Properties

Event Date 12-04-2018 8:00 am
Event End Date 12-04-2018 5:00 am
Individual Price Free
Location MacDill Surf's Edge Club

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