AFCEA London Chapter – Face to Face Meeting
The first meeting for our 2022 / 2023 Season, will held be on Thursday 1st September at the RAF Club, when our guest speaker will be Air Cdre Ian Chesworth, Head of Joint User Intelligence and Cyber.
Despite the short notice, we would hope to attract a good audience for this meeting.
AFCEA UK West Chapter – Face-to-Face Meeting.
The first AFCEA (UK)West event will be held on the 15 Sep 22 (Third Thursday of the month).
It will be held at the Innovation Bridge in Defence Equipment & Support (DE&S) Abbey Wood in Bristol, where we will be the guests of James Gavin and the Future Capability Group (FCG). There will be a talk presented by Richard Bloomfield, Head EW & CBRN and although a title is to be confirmed, it may well cover EW capabilities in light of international events.
Timings will be the usual, with the start at 1830 and finish by 2130. Costs will be Non-Members £40, AFCEA members £30 and Civil-Service / Military £25. Drinks and a meal will be included in the price. We would like to see more Corporates encouraging younger personnel to attend (e.g. grad trainees / apprentices – not just Biz Win / Biz Dev) and place the costs against training budgets as Continuous Professional Development (CPD).
For this event will be undertaking due diligence checks for security purposes.
This is a great opening to the season, and I look forward to welcoming you then.
Full details and booking information can be found below or downloaded from hereAFCEA UK West 15Sept22 final
AFCEA UK Southern Chapter – Face-to-Face Meeting
The first AFCEA (UK) Southern Chapter event of the new 2022 / 23 season will be held on the 29th September 2022 at the iconic Spinnaker Tower venue in Portsmouth. Our Guest Speaker will be Maj Gen John Collyer, Chief Information Officer, Army Headquarters and the title of his presentation will be “Digital Competitiveness in the Land Environment – Challenge and Opportunity”.
Full details along with booking and payment information can be found in the document below. The document can also be downloaded here (opens in a new tab):2022-09-29 AFCEA South Invitation
AFCEA London Chapter – Face-to-Face Meeting.
The second meeting for our 2022 / 2023 Season, will held be on Thursday 6th October. We are very kindly being hosted by IBM UK, at their 20 York Road, London SE1 7NDT offices, close to Waterloo Station and The London Eye.
The theme of the evening will be “Why is quantum computing strategically important in maintaining technological advantage? Why is it an attractive career option for young people today and what can we do to encourage more talent and investment into the sector?”
The format of the evening will be along the following lines:
There will be three 10 minute “Ted” short presentations from invited speakers. (Further details on the speakers will be announced shortly).
- A Government speaker
- An Industry speaker from VC/Investor background
- A Young IBM Quantum Ambassador
Following the presentations, there will be a facilitated Q&A panel session.
Drinks and refreshments will be served and then guests will be invited to form into 3 groups for a quick tour of the following ‘topical’ demonstration areas:
- Reinforcement Learning (AI racetrack) + Robotics (SPOT)
- Mayflower Autonomous Ship (real world application of AI)
- Quantum Computing
We know that this will be a very popular and absolutely fascinating evening at a great venue. Numbers will be limited to eighty people, on a first come first served basis, but we would encourage any corporate members to bring along a grad trainee or apprentice, who can attend at the mil / gov discounted rate.
AFCEA London Chapter – Virtual AGM.
The AFCEA London Chapter will be holding it’s Annual General Meeting and election of Chapter Officers on Thursday 21st October. This will be a virtual event and details will be circulated via the election notice which will be sent out to London Chapter Members shortly.
AFCEA London Chapter – Face to Face Meeting.
Our November meeting will held be on Thursday 3rd November. Details of the venue, speaker and presentation will follow shortly.