8th Annual Cyber/Electronic Warfare Convergence Conference

Date: June 06, 2017 8:00 am - June 08, 2017 4:00 pm


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8th Annual Cyber/Electronic Warfare Convergence Conference

June 6-8, 2017 | SPAWAR, Charleston, SC

This conference is CLASSIFIED: TOP SECRET//SI/TK//NOFORN  All attendees must be registered and have an active TS//SCI clearance

Approval to conduct the conference is in process DON/AA.  All indications are that this conference is in compliance
with all required directives, so we expect but cannot guarantee this conference will be approved.

Agenda | Registration Location | Accommodations | Security | Base Access | Sponsorship



Electronic Warfare and Cyberspace technical capabilities are becoming more technically similar. However, the communities which practice these disciplines remain largely separated and vary widely across the military Services in terms of their equipment, unit organization and operating methodologies. This conference provides the EW and Cyberspace communities an opportunity to collaborate and discuss capabilities, TTPs and research in EW and Cyberspace operations to enable more rapid deployment of new and improved capabilities. The EW/Cyberspace Convergence Conference identifies ways to develop advanced technologies and systems to address the changing battlefield dynamics of the digital age and bring EW and Cyberspace together for the Warfighter!


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LtGen Jon M. Davis 
Deputy Commandant for Aviation,
Headquarters Marine Corps
Major General Burke "Ed" Wilson
Deputy Principal Cyber
Advisor to the Secretary
of Defense and Senior Military
Advisor for Cyber and Office of
the Under Secretary of Defense
for Policy, Office of the Secretary
of Defense
Major General James
Livingston, USMC (Ret.)

Medal of Honor Recipient
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Vice Admiral Jan Tighe
Deputy Chief of Naval
Operations for Information
Warfare/Director of Naval
Operations (invited)
BG Maria Barrett
Deputy Commanding General
for Joint Force Headquarters -
Cyber (JFHQ-C) United States
Army Cyber Command
(ARCYBER) (invited)
MG Christopher Weggeman
Commander, Twenty-four Air Force
and  Commander Air Forces Cyber
(AFCYBER) Joint Base
San Antonio- Lockland, TX



For the lastest Symposium draft agenda CLICK HERE (subject to change)


Full-Conference Registration Fees (June 6-9)
Industry/Contractor, AOC Member - $650
Industry/Contractor, Non-Member - $695
Academia, AOC Member - $300
Academia, Non-Member - $345
Active Government Civilian - FREE
Active Duty Military – FREE
SPAWAR employee - FREE
SPAWAR employee Lunch $10 per day

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Click here to download the registration form 

SPAWAR employees, click here to download the SPAWAR registration form


Conference cancellations must be submitted in writing with a copy of your registration form on or before May 26, 2017; telephone cancellations will not be accepted. Cancellations may be faxed to (703) 549-2589 or emailed to events@crows.org. Refunds will be issued minus a $75 administrative fee for all cancellations.


SPAWAR Systems Center Atlantic
Cooper River Landing Conference Center (Bldg. 3112)

All attendees are required to access SPAWAR through Gate 4.  Click here to download a map
Parking is available at the first parking lot on right once through the gate.   The conference center is the first building, number 3112


Renaissance Charleston Historic District Hotel
68 Wentworth Street
Charleston, SC 29401
(843) 534 - 0300
Special AOC rate is $178 plus taxes per night. Reservations must be made by May 15, 2017, and will be based on availability.  

Click here to make online reservation

If you are planning to stay before or after the dates in the AOC room block, please book your room online and then contact Lauren Bach, Sales Manager at Renaissance Charleston Historic District Hotel  T: 843-534-9006, and she will assist in modifying your reservation; based on room availability.   



Monday, June 5    5:00pm - 7:30pm
Bay Street Biergarten Networking Reception sponsored by SAIC
549 East Bay Street
Charleston, SC
Beer & Badge Reception - come pick up your name badge and mingle with other Cyber/EW Professionals
Tuesday, June 6    5:30pm - 8:00pm
Harbour Club Networking Reception sponsored by SRC
35 Prioleau Street
Charleston, SC
Join us for a Networking Reception on the rooftop terrance with spectacular views of historic downtown Charleston.
Wednesday, June 7    5:30pm - 8:00pm
Salute to the Warfighter Reception sponsored by BAE Systems & Norseman Defense Technologies
5 Church Restaurant
32b North Market Street
Charleston, SC
Join us for a fun night and great food at the local's favorite trendy establishment in historic downtown Charleston.


If you have a government issued CAC or active/reserve/retired military ID you should be able to access the base by showing your appropriate identification card. If no CAC card or military ID you MUST complete Form 74 for base access.  LAST DAY TO TURN IN FORM 74 IS 26 MAY.  Click here to download the form 74 for base access.

For attendees who do not complete and submit Form 74 by 26 May, you will not be authorized to attend the conference. All individuals that do not possess one of the above-mentioned forms of ID, must be 100% vetted through the host installation seven working days in advance. Escorting is not allowed.  No exceptions.


This conference is CLASSIFIED: TOP SECRET//SI/TK//NOFORN   All attendees must be registered and have an active TS//SCI clearance

Submit your Visit Request via JPAS to SMO Code: 652363 ; FAX Subject Line and/or JPAS Additional Remarks MUST include “OLD CROWS”

Your SPAWAR Sponsor is: David Walman - Phone: 843.218.7381

For questions regarding SPAWAR facility access, contact Lee Ann Marrale,  Phone: (843) 218-6447; Fax: (843) 218-4045, Email: VisitorControl@navy.mil.

For questions regarding TS//SCI eligibility, contact the SPAWAR Special Security Office (SSO):  Phone (843) 218-4003; Email: ssclant_sso.fcm@navy.mil.

**SCI Visit Requests MUST come from the Government Agency that holds the individual's clearance. SPAWAR SSO will NOT accept requests coming directly from a contractor security office.

 All attendees must be registered and have an active TS//SCI clearance. Just having eligibility will not allow you to attend. You MUST be indoctrinated into SCI.

**Agencies that do not use JPAS must send an M3 message to plain language address (PLA): SPAWAR CHAS

** ALL VISIT REQUESTS MUST BE RECEIVED NO LATER THAN 20 MAY -  Late submissions may not be approved.

All conference attendees will be required to show a valid state or federal issued photo identification (i.e. a driver's license, state identification card, and/or passport)

SPAWAR employees do NOT need to send Visit Access Requests via JPAS but DO need to bring their SPAWAR badge with them in addition to their CAC.


Take advantage of the opportunity to sponsor this well-known annual event and be highlighted to thousands, including DoD officials, military, government offices, academia leaders, research and development organizations and international industries. Gain unparalleled exposure to Cyber and EW decision makers and new and current customers through immense networking opportunities and visibility before, during and after the conference. 



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