Peterson to hold unclassified industry day

The Air Force Space Command at Peterson Air Force Base will hold a one-day unclassified industry day Jan. 19 at the Peterson Club.

The event is being held to raise awareness of Peterson’s mission and improve relationships with the business community.

The event starts t 7 a.m. and is set to strengthen relationships through a better understanding of the Space Command’s areas of interest in space and cyberspace mission areas.

Brig. Gen. Martin Whelan, director of requirements for Space Command, will present a briefing about the command’s approach to innovation, and mission-are commanders will present their program requirements. Command leaders will be available to answer questions.

Read ahead briefings will be available around Jan.16 and will be posted at the Fed Biz Ops website at

Company participation should be limited to two people per companies, and overall participation is limited to the first 280 people to register. The event is free, but snack and buffet lunch options are available for $20.

To register, go to Deadline for registration is Jan. 12. Pre-registration is required to reserve a seat and gain access at Peterson.

The schedule of events:

7 a.m. Registration

7:30 a.m. opening remarks

7:45 a.m. approach to innovation – from concept to capability

8:45 a.m. space and cyber budget outlook

10 a.m. Science and technology grand challenge

10:30 a.m. Gen. William Shelton, commander of the Air Force Space Command

11 a.m. cyberspace infrastructure

11:30 a.m. lunch

12:45 p.m. cyberspace operations

1:15 p.m. cyberspace warfare

1:45 p.m. military satellite communications

2:15 p.m. missile warning & missile defense

3 p.m. position, navigation & timing

3:30 p.m. situational awareness & command and control (SA/C2)

4 p.m. space protection

4:30 p.m. launch, ranges & networks

5: p.m. upcoming contracts review

One Response to Peterson to hold unclassified industry day

  1. KennyG
    January 6, 2012 at 12:15 am