The 19th Annual Space & Missile Defense (SMD) Symposium will be held Aug. 16-18, 2016, at the Von Braun Center in Huntsville, Alabama. The SMD Symposium is the leading educational, professional development, and networking event in the space and missile defense community. The symposium is widely attended by leaders and professionals from the United States and its allies around the world. It is the ideal forum for conducting business face-to-face. Participants can also earn continuing education credits.
The 2016 Institute for Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) International Conference on Automation Science and Engineering (CASE) will be held Aug. 21-25, 2016, at the Worthington Renaissance Fort Worth Hotel in Fort Worth, Texas. The 12th Annual IEEE International Conference, sponsored by the IEEE Robotics and Automation Society (RAS), is the flagship automation conference of the IEEE RAS and constitutes the primary forum for cross-industry and multidisciplinary research in automation. Its goal is to provide a broad coverage and dissemination of foundational research in automation among researchers, academics, and practitioners. The technical program will consist of tutorials/workshops, keynote/plenary speeches, automation forums, and oral presentations. Register online at http://case2016.org/.
The 2016 25th Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) International Symposium on Robot and Human Interactive Communication (RO-MAN) will be held Aug. 26-31, 2016, at Columbia University in New York, New York. The conference will highlight productive working partnerships between human and robots by convening the theme of Human-Robot Collaboration that includes robotic use in research and design, and the development of robots that interact collaboratively with humans, as well as support human-human collaboration.
The Defense Logistics Agency (DLA) Land & Maritime Supplier Conference & Exposition will be held Aug. 29–Sept. 1, 2016, at the Greater Columbus Convention Center in Columbus, Ohio. This year’s theme, “Maximizing Warfighter Readiness Today and Tomorrow…the Strategic Advantage of Better Buying Power,” aligns with the DoD’s focus on Better Buying Power 3.0. In support of this effort, DLA’s Strategic Plan focuses on collaboration, innovation, and smart investments, which are among the workforce’s top priorities. Through working with industry, DLA can integrate innovation into its business practices. DLA’s business model has evolved from a very transactional model to one that values long-term relationships. Better Buying Power asks all acquisition community practitioners to think about the next evolution—one that creates greater synergy with DLA’s Service partners and incentivizes industry to improve their products.
The Spring Product Support and Technical Data Workshop will be held May 2-5, 2016, at the Sheraton Sand Key in Clearwater, Florida. Nation states continue to execute long-term military modernization programs that pose a threat to the United States. Also, non-state actors show increasing ability to strategically impact worldwide stability and the security of the United States and its key allies. The need to establish affordable military readiness is a necessary element to protect the national security of the United States. The Aerospace Industries Association is pleased to offer you a forum focused on the implementation of effective product support initiatives.
The 59th Annual National Defense Industrial Association (NDIA) Fuze Conference will be held May 3-5, 2016, at the Charleston Marriott in Charleston, South Carolina. The theme for the 59th conference will be “Fuzing Systems for Advanced Weapon Performance.” The 59th Annual NDIA Fuze Conference welcomes the participation of both domestic and allied fuze designers, manufacturers and component suppliers, research organizations, along with government representatives. This conference provides the opportunity to discuss and share ideas to help advance the state-of-the-art for the next generation of fuzing that meets users’ needs. Note that some portions of this event are U.S. only sessions. To attend U.S. only sessions, verification of citizenship and eligibility to receive export-controlled technical information are required. Verification will be based on Distribution Statement F: Distribution authorized to DoD, U.S. DoD Contractors, and Sandia, Los Alamos, and Lawrence Livermore National Laboratories. For more information, contact L. Bleich at email@example.com or 703-247-2588. Security point of contact is Donna Slee, firstname.lastname@example.org, Fax: 973-724-6840, Phone: 973-724-6382. Register online at http://www.ndia.org/meetings/6560/Pages/default.aspx.
The 2016 Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) International Conference on Radio Frequency Identification (RFID) will be held May 3-5, 2016, at the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando, Florida. IEEE RFID 2016 is the premier conference for exchanging all technical research in RFID. The conference attendance boasts an outstanding mix of practitioners and researchers from industry and academia. IEEE RFID 2016 is an opportunity to share, discuss, and witness research results in all areas of RFID technologies and their applications including work in antennas and propagation; applications and software; circuits, devices, and interrogators; energy harvesting and wireless power; Internet of things and next-generation physical layer; localization; protocols and security; sensors; and much more. For more information, contact Christopher Valenta at email@example.com or 404-407-8357. Register online at http://www.2016.ieee-rfid.org/.
The National Defense Industrial Association Procurement Division Education Symposium will be held May 3-4, 2016, at Arnold & Porter, LLP, in Washington, D.C. More information on this event will be forthcoming. Point of contact is Jessica L. Roman at firstname.lastname@example.org or 703-247-9476. Register online at http://www.ndia.org/meetings/6ACQ/PAges/default.aspx.
The Japan-U.S. Defense Industry Conference will be held May 3, 2016, at The Boeing Company in Arlington, Virginia. The theme of the conference will be “Building Partnerships—Opportunities and Challenges.” This non-attribution conference will update participants about the Japan and U.S. security partnership; evolving national defense acquisition management and export control policies, as briefed by the U.S. and Japan defense acquisition executives; successful Japan-U.S. defense company collaboration; and how other countries and companies successfully penetrate the U.S. defense market. For more information, contact Kimberly Williams at email@example.com or 703-247-2578. Register online at http://www.ndia.org/meetings/6470/Pages/default.aspx.