AFCEA DC June Virtual Event

Space has become essential to our nation’s security and prosperity. Many defense and commercial activities depend on space-provided navigation, information, and communication. These investments in space capabilities increase the effectiveness of operations in every other domain and are essential to the DOD’s JADC2 concept.

Meanwhile, Space Force released the organizational structure for its new Space Systems Command, which will rapidly identify, prototype, and field innovative, space-based solutions to deliver swift and responsive space capabilities to meet the demands of the National Defense Strategy. At the same time, Space Force officials want to develop a more resilient space architecture, one that is distributed and maneuverable, capable of supporting thousands of smaller satellites operating in low Earth orbit that can continue to operate if one or more are disabled or destroyed. Space Force has made significant advances over the past 16 months. Going forward, decision makers will address a myriad of issues ranging from support and protection of IT infrastructure, the impact of emerging technologies such as 5G on space-based networks and connectivity with ground networks, as well as the nurturing of a workforce and cultivation of a culture capable of supporting the warfighter of today and tomorrow.

Please join AFCEA DC for a virtual event on June 16, 2021 to hear Space Force and Air Force leaders, DoD decision makers, and technology experts discuss Space Force’s accomplishments to date and requirements needed to further integrate space capabilities across the warfighting domain.


AFCEA Washington, DC
Monthly Virtual Event Series
Wednesday, June 16, 2021
11:30 AM - 1:30 PM


Industry Member: $45
Industry Non-Member: $55
Government: Complimentary*
* Reserved for current government and active duty military – excludes government contractors.


Reb Butler III 

Strategic Advisor to Space Force

Chief Technology and Innovation Office (CTIO)

Michael Dickey

Director of the Force Design Integration Office

U.S. Space Force, Space Force Warfighting Analysis Center  

Brigadier General Charles "Rob" Parker

Deputy Director



Chris Beauregard


Aerospace Advocates


Wednesday, June 16, 2021
11:30 AM - 11:40 AMWelcome Remarks 
11:40 AM - 12:10 PMScholarship Presentation 
12:10 PM - 1:00 PMPanel Discussion
1:00 PM - 1:30 PMVirtual Networking