Tuesday, November 24, 2020 from 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM EST
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Rich Shook (757-344-7775) or Steven Bryan (757-880-6540) 
AFA Langley Chapter 
AFA Langley Meeting
Wednesday, November 24, 2020
Dial in NLT 11:45 am | Meeting opens 12:00 noon
In line with USAF and AFA guidance on COVID-19 response, our October Chapter Meeting will be virtual on ZOOM.

Program: Our guest speaker is Lt Gen (USAF, ret) Jack Shanahan. General Shanahan recently retired as the inaugural Director, Joint Artificial Intelligence Center, Office of the Department of Defense Chief Information Officer, the Pentagon, Arlington, Virginia.  Lt Gen Shanahan was responsible for accelerating the delivery of AI-enabled capabilities, scaling the department-wide impact of AI, and synchronizing AI activities to expand joint force advantages.  His lone Langley assignment was from Dec 2003 until May 2005 serving as the 480th Intelligence Group Commander.  His other command assignments included the AF Weapons School Support Division, 505th C2 Wing, 55th Wing at Offutt, AF ISR Agency, and 25th AF.  General Shanahan is a master navigator and instructor weapons system officer with more than 2,800 flight hours in F-4D/E/G, F-15E and RC-135.  He has received an Air Medal and five Aerial Achievement medals.  His remarks will highlight AI’s goals and objectives as well as recent developments.  He will also provide examples of why AI is critical to enabling high-end combat capabilities for potential near-peer conflict, as referenced in the current National Defense Strategy.  You can read Lt Gen Shanahan's full biography at this LINK.  The luncheon will be in the form of a keynote presentation followed by a Q&A session.

Location: We will be using a ZOOM Meeting hosted by Linda McMahon.  When you register for the event (Link Below) we will send you log-in instructions. BE SURE TO KEEP THE CONFIRMATION EMAIL HANDY FOR THE LINK.  Also expect an additional email immediately prior to the meeting with a reminder of the ZOOM link.

Agenda: We will use this rough agenda for the meeting.

  • 1145:  Connect Online for Video or Phone for Voice Connection to the Meeting
  • 1150:  Online Socializing
  • 1200:  Opening Remarks (Pledge of Allegiance, Invocation, ZOOM ROE and Introduction of Speaker)
  • 1205:  Presentation by Lt Gen Shanahan
  • 1225:  Q&A Session
  • 1245:  AFA Langley Chapter Symposium and Salute to Team Langley announcement / Chapter Business
  • 1300:  Meeting Dismissed

R.S.V.P.:  Respond NLT 9:00 am, Tuesday, November 24, 2020. If you have problems with signing up, please contact Rich Shook or Steven Bryan ... admin@langleyafa.org. You will get the information needed to connect to the meeting as part of your registration email.  PLEASE KEEP THAT EMAIL HANDY TO USE TO JOIN THE MEETING