Air Force Global Strike Command Innovation & Technology Symposium

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  • By 28th Bomb Wing Public Affairs

Air Force Global Strike Command is partnering with the National Defense Industrial Association to host the 2017 AFGSC Innovation and Technology Symposium at the Shreveport Convention Center in Shreveport, Louisiana, beginning Nov. 13.

Entrance to the adjacent exposition is free to those attending the symposium. Attendees may download the “Air Force Global Strike 2017” app for their mobile phone for updates on speakers and scheduling.

The event’s “Breaking Barriers and Leading Change…Strategic Deterrence and Global Strike in the 21st Century” theme lays the framework for the command’s premiere professional development event of the year. The command will welcome several notable speakers:

  • The Honorable Heather Wilson, Secretary of the U.S. Air Force
  •  Retired Gen. Herbert “Hawk” Carlisle, President and Chief Executive Officer, NDIA
  • Brig. Gen. Kristin Goodwin, Commandant of Cadets, U.S. Air Force Academy
  • Maj. Gen. Garrett Harencak, Commander, Air Force Recruiting Service
  • Lt. Gen. Richard Clark, Commander, 3rd Air Force
  • Retired Command Sgt. Maj. Patrick Alston, former Command Senior Enlisted Leader, U.S. Strategic Command
  • Retired Chief Master Sgt. Gerardo Tapia, former Command Chief Master Sgt., Headquarters Air Education and Training Command
  • Dr. Peter Singer, Strategist, New America

To follow the event on your mobile device, please follow AFGSC’s official social media sites: @AFGlobalstrike (Twitter) and @AirForceGlobalStrikeCommand (Facebook).