TechNet Augusta 2022 Sponsorship and Branding Opportunities

AFCEA has developed an enhanced sponsorship program that will offer maximum visibility to those who participate! What better way to make sure you stand out and increase your exposure at this foremost event in which industry leaders can learn about military requirements and connect with decision makers and operators, where senior military and government officials can gain feedback, and where industry thought leaders will discuss and demonstrate solutions. Sponsorship opportunities are offered at several investment levels, ensuring your ability to participate.

Browse available options below, or jump to specific categories: Patron Packages, Individual Sponsorships, Branding Opportunities.

The deadline to be included in sponsor signage is Wednesday, July 20th.

Bhavani Thuraisingham, Ph.D.

Founders Chair Professor of Computer Science
University of Texas at Dallas


Dr. Bhavani Thuraisingham is the Founders Chair Professor of Computer Science, the Founding Executive Director of the Cyber Security Research and Education Institute, and the Co-Director of the Women in Cyber Security and Women in Data Science Centers at the University of Texas at Dallas. She is also a visiting senior research fellow at Kings College, the University of London. She is an elected Fellow of the IEEE, the ACM, the AAAS and the NAI (National Academy of Inventors). Her research, development and education efforts have been on integrating cyber security and data science/machine learning for the past 36+ years including at Honeywell Inc., The MITRE Corporation, the National Science Foundation, and Academia. Her work for the industry and government has included designing and developing one of the early high assurance secure data management systems, combining security with real-time processing for control systems, integrating multiple secure systems across geographical regions, and policy based secure information sharing between organizations in the US, UK and Italy. More recently her focus has been on malware analysis, ransomware attacks and developing trustworthy machine learning-based solutions for tackling the cyber security challenges as well as on transferring the technology to commercial products. She has received several awards including the IEEE Computer Society’s 1997 Technical Achievement Award, ACM SIGSAC 2010 Outstanding Contributions Award, 2011 AFCEA Medal of Merit, 2013 IBM Faculty Award, 2017 ACM CODASPY (Data and Applications Security and Privacy) Lasting Research Award, the 2017 Dallas Business journal Women in Technology Award, and the 2019 IEEE ComSoc Technical Recognition Award for Communications and Information Security. She has delivered around 200 keynote and featured addresses, and over 100 panel presentations, authored 16 books, published over 130 journal articles and over 300 conference papers, participated in several industry panels including for Fortune Media and Dell Technologies World, as well as invented seven patents in cyber security and data science. She was named by the D Magazine’s D CEO Publication as one of 500 most influential business leaders in North Texas in 2021 and 2022. She received her PhD in Computability Theory from the University Wales, UK and the prestigious earned higher doctorate (D.Eng) form the University of Bristol, UK for her published work in Secure Data Management.


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