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Military Government Career Transition Event with AFCEA NOVA



As you think about your next career, join us at the AFCEA NOVA Military Government Career Transition Seminar on May 8th from 7:30am to 9:00am at the Doubletree Hotel in Crystal City. ...

As you think about your next career, join us at the AFCEA NOVA Military Government Career Transition Seminar on May 8th from 7:30am to 9:00am at the Doubletree Hotel in Crystal City.
This event will feature a panel discussion by military personnel – from senior officers to enlisted - who have transitioned and will share with you what worked for them and what didn’t.

You will also be able to meet and network with recruiters and program managers from CACI, Next Tier Concepts, TEKSystems, Virginia Tech, Blue Canopy, Agilex, NJVC, IMTAS, Inc., Microsoft, ClearedJobs.Net, AdNet, and ExecuTech Strategic Consulting.



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    • Seminar Panelists• Byron Bissessar, Master Gunnery Sergeant,US Marine Corps, (Ret)• Jane Maliszewski, Colonel, US Army, (Ret)• Thomas Riddle• Michael Snodgrass, Major General, US Air Force, (Ret)ClearedJobs.NetCleared Job FairThe STAR Program is AFCEA NOVA’s seminar series for Government/Military employees that arein the process of career transition.The event will offer attendees the opportunity to gain insights and lessonslearned from others who have successfully made the transition. It also offersnetworking opportunities with program managers, hiring managers, andstaffing professionals.This breakfast event is for our officer and enlisted members who are eitherretiring or leaving government service for the private sector in the next12 -18 months, and is intended to build upon the information provided bythe Government transition assistance programs.The event will offer attendeesthe opportunity to gain insights and lessons learned from others who havesuccessfully made the transition. It also offers networking opportunities withprogram managers, hiring managers, and staffing professionals.Career Transition Seminar & BreakfastMay 8, 2013Program Agenda:7:00am - Invocation & Pledge of Allegiance, & Breakfast7:30 to 8:30am - Speaker Presentations8:30 to 9:00am - QuestionsEvent Location:Doubletree Crystal City300 Army Navy DriveArlington, VA 2220211:00am - 3:00pm in the Crystal BallroomAfter the Career Transition Seminar, please join our event sponsor ClearedJobs.Net for a Cleared Job Fair, whichwill be held for professionals with an active or current security clearance.
    • Byron BissessarMaster Gunnery Sergeant, US Marine Corps, (Ret)Byron Bissessar retired in 2011 after completing 30 years of active duty service, which included several Combat tours, with his finalthree years as the 1st Communication Chief for the USMC, where he was the Senior Enlisted, and Technical Advisor to the Directorof Command, Control, Communications and Computers (C4), Chief Informations Officer (CIO), and Deputy CIO MARFORCYBER forthe United States Marine Corps. He is employed with NT Concepts as a Program Manager, responsible for several projects within theDepartment of DefenseJane Maliszewski,Colonel, US Army, (Ret)Jane Maliszewski is President/CEO of ISKA, a woman-owned, service disabled veteran-owned small business ( designs“Information Strategies for the Knowledge Age”-- applying knowledge management, strategic planning, and businessprocess improvement to unleash the power of an organization’s knowledge to improve productivity, accelerate change, andincrease innovation.Jane retired as a Colonel from the U.S. Army in 2006, serving as the Chief Information Officer (CIO)/G-6 of the U.S. Army’s Trainingand Doctrine Command prior to leaving military service. Her undergraduate degree is in History and American Studies and hasearned Masters degrees in Business Administration and Strategic Studies, is certified as a CIO through the Information ResourcesManagement College and is a graduate of the KM Institute’s Certified Knowledge Manager program.Thomas RiddleMr. Tom Riddle led a division of 35 senior joint specialty officers, civilians, non-commissioned officers and contractors withinthe Deputy Directorate for Command, Control & Nuclear Operations. Developed and managed the National Military CommandSystem (NMCS) and Command & Control (C2) capabilities. Facilitated synchronization and collection of operational requirementsfor worldwide C2 information systems in support of the NMCS. Managed Global/Joint C2 processes, procedures, and informationsystems for the Global Command and Control System - Joint (GCCS-J). Directed NMCS operational sites, systems, and procedures.Joint Staff lead for procedures, policy and execution of Joint Staff Continuity of Operations & Continuity of Government functions.Led the configuration control and security programs for the National Military Command Center (NMCC) - Pentagon, and theAlternate NMCC (Raven Rock Mountain Complex).Michael Snodgrass,Major General, US Air Force, (Ret)Michael Snodgrass is Director FAA and Air Force Programs at Engility Corporation. US Air Force Major General Michael A. Snodgrass,(Ret.) began his career at the US Air Force Academy, graduating in 1978, and flew the F4, F-15 & F-16 as a Squadron, Group & WingCommander. His staff assignments included two joint tours and three Air Staff assignments.Most recently he was Senior Associate at Burdeshaw and Associates, Ltd., as well as President of his own consulting firm, SG StrategicSolutions, LLC. In these positions he provided leadership, international relations and technical consulting services for industry andadvice on USAF and foreign military business development/contracting. As Assistant Deputy UnderSecretary, International Affairs,Headquarters USAF, Major Gen. Snodgrass was responsible for formulating and executing USAF policies and strategies for buildinginternational partnerships in collaboration with the Departments of Defense, State and partner senior air force leadership. From2007-2010, Gen. Snodgrass was Chief of Staff for the newly-formed US Africa Command.Panelist BiographiesAFCEA NOVA Career Transition Seminar
    • Founded in 2001. In 2003, formed a wholly owned subsidiary, BC Fed Group, for classified work. Recipient ofWashington Technology´s Fast 50 Government Contractors Award. Measured in the highest customer satisfactionpercentile by Dun & Bradstreet. Two time award recipient of Inc. Magazine´s 500 fastest-growing privately heldcompaniesintheUnitedStates.RecognizedbyGartnerforourindustryleadingIPbuiltforendtoendITmanagementand formalized a joint venture on our solutions for technology around governance, performance managementand project management. Deliver information security, technology integration, and enterprise performancemanagement services as well as program management to Federal clients as well as Fortune 1000 companies. Largepercentage of workforce supports National Security initiatives for DOD and Intelligence CommunityBlue Canopy Group, LLCContact Information:Monica ONeilmoneil@bluecanopy.comCACI provides information solutions and services in support of national security missions and governmenttransformation for Intelligence, Defense, and Federal Civilian clients. A member of the Fortune 1000 LargestCompanies and the Russell 2000 Index, CACI provides dynamic careers for approximately 14,900 employeesworking in over 120 offices worldwide.Visit International IncContact Information:Cliff Colleyccolley@caci.comClearedJobs.Net is a veteran owned company focused on providing support to cleared facilities employers in thedefense and intelligence communities to connect with security cleared professionals. We support professionals withsecurity clearances find their next opportunity by providing career support that is geared toward the specific needsof individuals with security clearances. Through the Cleared Job Board which features positions provided by ClearedFacilities Employers and Cleared Job Fairs we provide the tools and resources for meaningful connections betweencleared employer and security cleared professional.ClearedJobs.NetContact Information:Rob Rigginsrriggins@clearedjobs.netCompany Sponsor InformationAFCEA NOVA Career Transition SeminarA technology solutions company, NT Concepts delivers on our customers’ IT requirements by providing teamsof results-focused technologists and managers. Our strategic partnerships with companies such as Google andMicrosoft strengthen our high technical aptitude while individual and corporate certifications ensure we applyindustry best practices. Since our inception in 1998, NT Concepts has maintained integrity, trustworthiness, agility,leadership, and teamwork as core ideals. We have received the Inc. 5000 Fastest Growing Companies award eachyear since 2009 based on our strong growth rate, and in July 2011 we achieved 8th place inWashingtonTechnology’sannual“Fast 50”list of fastest growing small businesses in the government market.Next Tier ConceptsContact Information:Debbie
    • Company Sponsor InformationAFCEA NOVA Career Transition SeminarTEKsystems assists our customers in achieving their InformationTechnology program goals. We reduce risk, controlcosts and increase efficiencies by employing a broad range of processes, methodologies and practices aroundhuman capital services. With a longstanding history supporting over 65 federal agnecies and military commands,our Government Services division addresses government and integrator needs related to people, projects or workfunctions. No other provider has our reach and proven processes to access and deploy cleared IT resources. Wecombine this strength with our deep human capital management insight and proven IT service solutions to positionour partners for success.TEKsystemsContact Information:Elizabeth Joyejoy@teksystems.comSAIC is a FORTUNE 500® scientific, engineering, and technology applications company that uses its deep domainknowledge to solve problems of vital importance to the nation and the world, in national security, energy and theenvironment, critical infrastructure, and health. The Company’s approximately 40,000 employees serve customersin the U.S. Department of Defense, the intelligence community, the U.S. Department of Homeland Security, otherU.S. Government civil agencies and selected commercial markets. Headquartered in McLean, VA., SAIC had annualrevenues of approximately $10.6 billion for its fiscal year ended January 31, 2012.For more information, visit SAIC: From Science to Solutions®SAICContact Information:Mike Brunibrunim@saic.comWith a focus on information technology automation, NJVC® specializes in supporting highly secure, complex ITenterprises in business-critical environments.We offer a wide breadth of IT solutions to our customers, ranging fromstrategic consulting to flexible managed services in five business areas: Cloud Services, Cyber Security, Data CenterServices, IT Services and Print Solutions. Our global workforce includes dedicated and talented employees, with 94percent holding security clearances, located at more than 160 customer sites. We partner with our customers tosupport their missions.NJVCContact Information:Spencer
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    • This is your chance to meet senior leaders from across theNavy as they present the Naval vision; assess the effectivenessand shortfalls of current capabilities; discuss cyber warfarerequirements and directions; outline plans for organizingfor cyber operations; define emerging technology needs;and, highlight acquisition plans and programs of particularinterest to IT professionals.We are expecting this year’s event to draw a crowd of nearly1000 of your colleagues in the field. Put your best foot forwardto AFCEA NOVA’s partners in government and industry.For more information or to sponsor or call 703.778.4645AFCEA NOVA is proud to host the information-packed12thAnnualNavalITDay,a“mustattend”conference for anyone interested in doing ITbusiness with the Navy.This dynamic and high-powered conferencewill highlight major technology initiativesunderway across the Naval enterprise usingthe latest advances in cyber security, cloudcomputing, virtualization, and data centerconsolidations. Leaders will discuss enterprise-wide IT requirements across the Naval Forcesand war fighting domains. Topics include shortterm plans for the next 18 months and longterm visions of the future of Naval IT over thenext decade.Event Location:Sheraton Premiere Tysons Corner,8661 Leesburg Pike, Vienna, VASponsorships Available!Diamond Sponsor — $9,500($10,000 with Booth Upgrade)Standardsponsorshipbenefits,plus:• Opportunity to Introduce a Keynote Speaker or Panel• Co-Sponsorship of the Breakfast, Lunch, or Closing Reception• Opportunity to hang your Corporate Banner in the Event Hall all Day• Top Level Logo Placement & Special Recognition• Additional Logo Placement inside the Program, beside the elementyou are co-sponsoring• Top logo placement at STEM Education demonstrations.• 10 tickets for the event• Optional Upgrade: 10’ focused display in the networking area of the programPremiere Sponsor — $5,000Standardsponsorshipbenefits,plus:• Co-Sponsorship of the Breakfast, Lunch, or Closing Reception• Opportunity to hang your Corporate Banner in the Event Hall duringthe program element you are co-sponsoring• Top Level Logo Placement & Special Recognition• Additional Logo Placement inside the Program, beside the programelement you are co-sponsoring• Top logo placement at STEM Education demonstrations.• 5 tickets for the eventPlatinum Sponsor — $3,000Standardsponsorshipbenefits,plus:• Corporate Recognition in radio spots/ads for the event• 3 tickets for the eventGold Sponsor — $2,000Standardsponsorshipbenefits,plus:• 2 tickets for the eventSmall Business Silver Sponsor - $1,000($1,500 with Booth Upgrade)Standardsponsorshipbenefits,plus:• 2 tickets for the event• CompanymustbeAFCEAmember&havelessthan150employees• Optional Upgrade: 10’ focused display in the networking area of the programStandard Sponsorship BenefitsAllITDaysponsorsreceivethefollowingbenefits&recognition:• Corporate Recognition on all print materials related to the event• Corporate Recognition at luncheon and reception• Corporate Logo In event program• Corporate Logo on event website• Corporate Logo on event signage• Logo placement at STEM Education demonstrations.• Corporate Literature in“Goody Bag”given to all conference attendees• List of AttendeesThe12thAnnual AFCEA NOVANaval IT DayMay 29, 2013Maintaining Mission Readiness and Increasing Tempo to Securethe Maritime CrossroadsThe12thAnnual AFCEA NOVANaval IT DayMay 29, 2013Maintaining Mission Readiness and Increasing Tempo to Securethe Maritime CrossroadsAFC E A N OVAITD AY: N A VY
    • May 15Women in NOVA Luncheon:Achieving Success: A Woman’s Perspective11:30am-1:00pmWIN is assembling female leaders in industry and governmentto discuss practical advice on building a satisfying career, urgingwomen to push boundaries and expand our reach withininfluential senior roles. Women and men are both welcome atthis program.Event Location:Sheraton PremiereTysons Corner, 8661 Leesburg Pike,Vienna,VAMay 10Monthly LuncheonDr. Reginald BrothersDeputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for Research11:30am-1:30pmDr. Reginald Brothers joined the Office of the Assistant Secretaryof Defense for Research and Engineering as the Deputy AssistantSecretary of Defense for Research on December 6, 2011.Event Location:Sheraton PremiereTysons Corner, 8661 Leesburg Pike,Vienna,VA2013 Annual AFCEA NOVAgolftournamentJune 06, 2013 AFCEANOVA,thelargestAFCEAChapter,isintheprocessofplanningthe Washington DC area premiere golf tournament for 2013.AFCEA NOVA offers a wide variety of exclusive and joint sponsorships for theAnnual Golf Tournament to match any budget. The net proceeds from ourtournament will be added to the AFCEA Scholarship Fund.In order to comply with AFCEA NOVA’s ethical regulations, all military andgovernment personnel will be randomly paired for this golf tournament. Playerswill be assigned to groups based on industry or government affiliation andthe player’s handicap provided during registration. We will attempt to honorrequests to pair industry twosomes together or in the same grouping, howeverwe cannot guarantee any specific pairings.Golf Tournament Agenda:10:00am - Registration11:30am - Shotgun Start5:30pm - Cocktail Networking Reception6:00pm - Awards and DinnerEvent Location:Old Hickory Golf Club11921 Chanceford Drive,Woodbridge, VA 22192About The Course:Located in Woodbridge, Va, Old Hickory Golf Club is an outstanding course and agreat venue for this year’s event.The Par-72, 7077-yard championship layout is thework of architect Tim Freeland, who previously worked for the design firm of golflegend Gary Player. Visit for more information.All sponsorships include a twosome, exceptTournament Sponsorships which include afoursome and Small Business Hole Sponsorshipwhich do not include any players.• Tournament Sponsor (1 of 2), $10,000.00• Dinner Sponsor, $4,000.00• Beverage Cart Sponsor (1 of 2), $3,500.00• Box Lunches Sponsor, $3,500.00• Shirt Sponsor, $4,000.00• Golf Cart Sponsor, $3,500.00• Photos Sponsor, $3,000.00• Goodie Bag Sponsor, $2,500.00 sold• Massage Chair Sponsor, $2,500.00 soldSponsorship Packages:REGISTRATION:Register now at More information:• For golf tournament information contact Sam Jones at (703) 362-1848• For sponsorship opportunities contact Jason March at (202) 345-8736AFCEA NOVAUpcoming EventsAFCEA NOVAUpcoming Events
    • AFCEA NOVA May 2013Career Transition Seminar & BreakfastBecome an AFCEA NOVA Corporate Table Holder for FY2013.For more information email: | 703.778.4645Table SponsorsAusley