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Hosted and coordinated by USAFRICOM J6, this event is an exclusive opportunity for Virginia companies to share their products, services, and expertise with US, Coalition, and African Partners as well as international organizations.

Africa Endeavor (AE) is a US Africa Command (USAFRICOM) J6 Capstone engagement and 5-day Senior Leader Communications Symposium, focused on strategic level Command, Control, Communications and Computers (C4) Techniques, Tactics, and Procedures (TTPs) to encourage communications interoperability and information sharing among African partners.

AE was first held in 2006 in South Africa and this year will be held in Lilongwe, Malawi.

Attendees will include:

  • Senior Comms Leaders from 50 countries in Africa

  • Attendees from the UK, Belgium, France, Netherlands, Germany

  • African and US Military

  • NATO and United Nations

  • African Union

  • Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS)

  • Southern African Development Community (SADC) and members

  • Economic Community of Central African States (ECCAS)

  • Chief Information Officers

  • Directors of Communications

  • Directors of Logistics

Technology Areas of Interest:

  • C4 Capabilities and Overcoming Challenges

  • Information Sharing

  • Interoperability

  • Maritime Security

  • IT Infrastructure – Expanding and Improving Capacity

  • Partnering Against Illicit Activities

  • Civil-Military Operations

  • Encryption Capabilities – low cost and efficient capabilities

  • Cyber

  • Encrypted Communications

  • Network Defense

  • Radios

Registration Details

Event Dates: August 21 - 25, 2017

Registration Fee: $500 - The fee does not include airfare, lodging, or meals.

Deadline to Register: July 28, 2017

Registration is subject to approval by the event organizer. If your company’s registration is not approved by the event organizer, the registration fee will be refunded.

For more information and to register, contact Theodora von Hohenstaufen Noll, Defense Program Manager, at (804) 545-5764 or TVHN@YesVirginia.org.

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