SPRINGFIELD, Va., Sept. 11 /PRNewswire/ -- The Defense News Media Group's, C4ISR Journal will host its 8th Annual C4ISR Integrated Conference and 1st Annual Big 25 Awards Banquet on October 16-17, 2008 at the Sheraton Crystal City Hotel, Arlington, Virginia.
The conference will address the importance of C4ISR technology through
various conference sessions including:
-- Combat Communications
-- Intel Gathering & Sharing for Homeland Defense/Civil Support
-- From Net-Centric Warfare to Knowledge-Centric Warfare
-- Persistent Surveillance
Confirmed conference speakers include:
-- LTG William Webster, Jr., Deputy Commander, U.S. Joint Forces Command
-- Michael Noll, Director of Intelligence, U.S. Northern Command/North
American Aerospace Defense Command
-- Robert Wolborsky, Program Manager, Naval Networks, Information
Assurance, and Enterprise Services (PMW 160), U.S. Navy
The 1st Annual Big 25 Awards Banquet will be held Thursday, October 16, 2008 honoring programs, technologies and organizations that are making a difference on the battlefield or in the defense of civilians against terrorists and insurgents. The 25 honorees were chosen on the basis of five categories; agencies and organizations, platforms, sensors, systems and future innovations. From the 25 honorees, one winner from each category will be selected, and will be honored.
The winner selection committee consisted of the following industry
leaders and news authorities:
-- Tobias Naegele, Editor in Chief, Military Times Media Group and Defense
News Media Group, Army Times Publishing Company
-- David Van Buren, Principle Deputy Secretary of the Air Force
-- Karen Walker, Managing Editor, C4ISR Journal, Training and Simulation
Journal, and Armed Forces Journal, Defense News Media Group, Army Times
-- Ben Iannotta, Editor C4ISR Journal, Defense News Media Group, Army
Times Publishing Company
-- Vago Muradian, Editor, Defense News, and host of "This Week in Defense
News", Defense News Media Group, Army Times Publishing Company
-- John Douglass, Former President and CEO, Aerospace Industries
-- Loren Thompson, Chief Operating Officer, Lexington Institute
The 8th Annual C4ISR Integrated Conference and 1st Annual Big 25 Awards Banquet are sponsored by L3 Communication. Co-sponsors of 1st Annual Big 25 Awards Banquet include Lockheed Martin, and Goodrich.
For additional information on the conference and banquet contact:
Attending the banquet: Leanna Lanier, firstname.lastname@example.org , (703) 750-8059
About C4ISR Journal
C4ISR Journal was launched in 2002 as an authoritative information source on intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance and the publication of record for the global network-centric warfare community. The Journal is the most dynamic, well-regarded publication on the international defense scene. For more information on the C4ISR Journal visit the website: http://www.c4isrjournal.com/
About Defense News Media Group
Defense News Media Group, publisher of Defense News, Training & Simulation Journal, C4ISR Journal, and Armed Forces Journal delivers original, in-depth news and analysis about the defense industry to the military and defense communities.
Defense News Media Group and Military Times Media Group, publisher of Army Times, Navy Times, Air Force Times, Marine Corps Times and Federal Times are owned by the Army Times Publishing Company; a subsidiary of the Gannett Corporation, Inc. For more information on Defense News Media Group visit the Defense News website: http://www.defensenews.com/ , Military Times Media Group visit http://www.militarytimes.com/ and for Federal Times visit http://www.federaltimes.com/ .
|SOURCE Army Times Publishing Company|
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