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AFCEA Virtual CMMC Symposium

Thursday, April 23

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AFCEA hosts this online live event, where attendees will be invited to:

  • Watch live and prerecorded sessions to learn about what's driving CMMC, common concerns on CMMC, techniques and tips to enable compliance, and more
  • Participate in live Q&A with presenters after their sessions
  • Converse with other attendees, speakers, and sponsors

Taking place on Thursday, April 23, this event will focus on how to aid industry in understanding how their contracting strategies will change due to the upcoming roll-out of the Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification (CMMC). Live presentations and panel discussions will happen throughout the morning, with opportunties for Q&A. Pre-recorded sessions will be available to view at your convenience in the afternoon.

The event will begin at 8:15 a.m. with a brief welcome by AFCEA's LTG Bob Wood and Mark Emery, followed by the keynote address from Katie Arrington, CISO, Office of the Under Secretary of Defense for Acquisition and Sustainment. After her keynote, Katie Arrington will moderate the panel panel sesssion, "What is Driving CMMC." The live portion of the event will end with the 10:45 a.m. keynote fireside, also moderated by Katie Arrington, where you'll hear from members of the U.S. Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security, and the Defense Logistics Agency.

Recorded panel sessions will include:

  • "Common Concerns and Perspectives on CMMC," moderated by Terry Roberts, President & CEO, Whitehawk CEC
  • "How I Implemented 800.171 and Survived," moderated by Dan Schulman, Founder and CTO, Mission: Cyber, LLC
  • "Techniques and Tools to Enable Compliance - Best Practices and Lessons Learned," moderated by Armando Seay, Director, DreamPort; Board of Directors, Maryland Innovation & Security Institute

This event will be great opportunity to prepare for CMMC, so we encourage you to register today.


  • Date:
    Thursday, April 23, 2020
  • Venue:
    This is a virtual event
Please register here