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Published:July 16th, 2006 04:26 EST
Dominating Cyberspace Conference

Dominating Cyberspace Conference

By SOP newswire

The 2006 Air Force Information Technology Conference, themed "Dominating Cyberspace," takes place Aug. 13 to 17 at Auburn University's Montgomery, Ala., campus.

Air Force Vice Chief of Staff Gen. John D.W. Corley will speak on the conference's opening day. Microsoft chief executive officer Steve Ballmer and Symantec CEO John Thompson will also address the conference.

Other keynote speakers slated for the conference are Gen. Lance L. Smith, Joint Forces Command commander, and Lt. Gen. Michael W. Peterson, Air Force chief of warfighting integration and chief information officer.

Attendees will also have the opportunity to pick from more than 140 training seminars and view the latest in technology from industry leaders such as Microsoft, Dell, Micron, Gateway, CDW-G, Cisco, Lockheed Martin and GTSI.

"The conference provides a wonderful opportunity for attendees to receive a vector check of the latest developments in technology and future technology trends the Air Force can use to support the war fighter," said Capt. Reginald Williams, conference chairman.

The AFITC 2006 will showcase how current and future capabilities of information technology support the Air Force mission around the globe. AFITC is designed to keep Air Force IT users, developers and managers current on the latest technologies.

SOURCE:  U.S. Air Force