AFCEA Mid-America Cyberspace Conference
In response to the current COVID-19 pandemic, we have postponed the AFCEA Mid-America Cyberspace Conference to November 3-5, 2020 at the Gateway Convention Center in Collinsville, IL. These dates are confirmed and we are transferring all contracts and payments to the new Conference dates.
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Call for Presentations

The 2020 AFCEA Mid-America Cyberspace Conference Planning Committee welcomes the submission of presentations to speak as a general session, panel, breakout, or lightning round participant.

Deadline to Submit: July 31, 2020 (EXTENDED due to new conference dates!)


Who Should Submit

If you are a government, military, industry, or academia thought leader developing practical solutions to challenges as it relates to the cyber mission, then please consider submitting a proposal to present at the 2020 conference.

Examples of topics of interest are:
  • Cyberspace Technology
  • Artificial Intelligence
  • Cyber Training and Simulation
  • Cyber Readiness Research
  • Internet of Things
  • Cloud Security
  • Cyber Weapons Systems
  • Wireless Technology
  • Virtual/Augmented Reality

Participation Options

Breakout Session:
  • Submissions for Track talks should specify an alignment under one of the below themes (Approx length of the session, 45 minutes). Breakout sessions should not be a promotion of a product or a business. Submissions considered a sales pitch will not be accepted as a breakout.
General Session:
  • Speakers selected as a general session speaker will address the attendees in the general plenary session. Approx length of the session, 45 minutes.
Lightning Round and Demonstration:
  • Pitch your latest tools and techniques in a rapid-fire, 15-minute demonstration live on the Lighting Round stage in the exhibition hall. Cost $100
  • Submit a proposed panel topic, along with panelists. Or, submit to be a subject matter expert as part of an established panel.


Important Dates

Call for Presentations Closes: July, 31, 2020
Notification of Accepted Presentations: August 10, 2020
Accepted Presenters Confirm Participation: August 15, 2020
Presenter Information for Print Due: August 30, 2020
Presentation slides / PowerPoint Due: September 30, 2020


Megan Corn
Manager, Speaker Services
(703) 740-1949