For Planning Purposes, please schedule these upcoming AFCEA Luncheons and Events:
March 20, 2014
Col Christopher Wegner, SMC/PK, Deputy Director of Contracting
WEDNESDAY - February 26, 2014
Mr. James R. Horejsi is the Chief Engineer, Global Positioning Systems Directorate, Space and Missile Systems Center (SMC), Air Force Space Command, Los Angeles Air Force Base, California.
In this capacity, he leads engineering support for the $32 billion GPS system, ensuring precision targeting for warfighting combatant commands. He manages a systems engineering & integration division comprised of 37 military, 14 civilians, and 210 contractors with an annual budget of over $94 million dollars. He directs integration of GPS segments comprised of 30+ satellites, 6 ground control stations and 600K+ military receivers. Additionally, he co-chairs the GPS National Engineering Forum with the FAA, and leads US delegations dealing with Satellite Navigation compatibility. Prior to his retirement in Oct 2008 in the grade of Colonel, Mr. Horejsi spent over 28 years on active duty with the Air Force in a wide variety of acquisition assignments as an engineer and program manager, and most recently, as the SMC Chief Engineer and Director of Engineering and Architectures.
Dress code is Business / Uniform of the Day.
REGISTRATION is required in advance.
Note: This is a WESDNESDAY.
To secure an available seat, please signup by 4PM on Tuesday, Feb 24, 2014
Prior Registration/Signup is Required.
Up to 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 - 11:00AM - 12:00
Sit Down, Announcements, and Lunch - 12:00
Expected End time - Usually 1:45PM