AFCEA Luncheon and Event Calendar

For Planning Purposes, please schedule these upcoming AFCEA Luncheons and Events:

August 20, 2015 - Mr. Cordell DeLaPena
 

(Tentative) November 17-19, 2015 - MILSATCOM Symposium

(Tentative) January 27-28, 2016 - SMC Industry Days

 

August 20, 2015 - Mr. Cordell DeLaPena

August 20, 2015 – Mr. Cordell DeLaPena

Mr. Cordell DeLaPena, a member of the Defense Intelligence Senior Executive Service, is the Director, Program Management and Integration Directorate, Space and Missile Systems Center, Air Force Space Command, Los Angeles Air Force Base, CA.  He is the primary advisor to the Air Force Program Executive Officer for Space for weapon system management, acquisition, integration and analysis.  Mr. DeLaPena’ s team develops and deploys policies, strategies, processes, and tools for these functions across the Space and Missile Systems Center.  He’s responsible for the training and equipping of over 900 military and civilian program managers, executing $8 billion annually.  Mr. DeLaPena retired from the Air Force as a Colonel and entered Senior Executive Service in 2014.  While in the Air Force he held many positions and his space activities included serving as a program manager at the National Reconnaissance Office and leading the development of integrated Intelligence, Surveillance, and Reconnaissance (ISR) Architectures for the National Security Space Architect’s Office.  Please join us at the Proud Bird to hear Mr DeLaPena’s presentation on current and future SMC program management and integration activities.

Dress code is Business / Uniform of the Day.

Prior Registration/RSVP is Required.
Approximately 25 Government/Military seats are available on a first come/first serve basis.
We may be able to offer a few open seats to walkins at 1200.

Check In and Networking – 11:30AM – 12:00
Sit Down, Announcements, and Lunch – 12:00
Expected End time – Usually 1:45PM

Location and Directions to the Proud Bird Restaurant
GPS: 33.935405, -118.378351
PROUD BIRD Restaurant
11022 Aviation Blvd
Los Angeles, CA 90045
(310) 670-3093

July 16, 2015 - Thomas Tav Taverney

July 16, 2015 - Thomas “Tav” Taverney

 
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Mr. Thomas “Tav” Taverney is a Senior Vice President with Leidos. During his career he has been a true citizen soldier, serving both the Air Force and the civilian aerospace industry and is considered one of our space pioneers.
In his reserve career he achieved the rank of Major General.  During Enduring Freedom and Noble Eagle, General Taverney was recalled to active duty to support “Assured Access to Space,” providing space launch and range operations support to our warfighters. In March 2006, General Taverney was again called to active duty as the Vice Commander of Air Force Space Command.
Mr. Taverney has experience in the arenas of Space Systems development and acquisition, Software development, real-Time On-Orbit satellite operations, warfighting/AOC operations, launch, and Program Management of Military and Civil Space systems development.  In general management Mr. Taverney has been a company President, a COO, a General Manager, a chief scientist, and chief engineer.
Mr. Taverney will focus his presentation on future space programs based on his extensive space knowledge and first hand experiences. 
 

Dress code is Business / Uniform of the Day.

Prior Registration/RSVP is Required.
Approximately 25 Government/Military seats are available on a first come/first serve basis.
We may be able to offer a few open seats to walkins at 1200.

Check In and Networking – 11:30AM – 12:00
Sit Down, Announcements, and Lunch – 12:00
Expected End time – Usually 1:45PM

Location and Directions to the Proud Bird Restaurant
GPS: 33.935405, -118.378351
PROUD BIRD Restaurant
11022 Aviation Blvd
Los Angeles, CA 90045
(310) 670-3093

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