Air Force Historical Foundation Symposium (AFHF Symposium)

Venue: Sheraton Crystal City Hotel

Location: Arlington, Virginia, United States

Event Date/Time: Oct 16, 2007 End Date/Time: Oct 17, 2007
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Description

Tuesday, October 16-Wednesday, October 17, 2007
Sheraton Crystal City Hotel
1800 Jefferson Davis Highway, Arlington VA 22202

The Air Force Historical Foundation proudly presents a symposium celebrating the 60th Anniversary of the United States Air Force. Confirmed speakers include the senior leaders of the US Air Force.



Agenda:
Tuesday, October 16, 2007

7:00
Registration, Coffee, and Networking



8:15






Start Symposium
Introductions and Welcome: Col Jere Wallace, Symposium Chair
Opening Remarks: Lt Gen Michael A. Nelson, President and Chairman of the Board, Air Force Historical Foundation
Introduction of Keynote Speaker: TBD



8:30
Keynote Address: Dr (Col, USAF, Ret) Philip Meilinger



9:00


Panel A: War in the Shadows
Chair: Maj Gen Richard L. Comer, USAF (Ret)



9:05
Paper 1: Dr Michael P. May, The Forgotten Air Force Strategy for Limited Wars



9:30
Paper 2: Major Gregory P. Roberts, Jolly Green and the Long War: Defending a Vulnerability to Provide an Advantage



9:55
Paper 3: Dr. John A. Glover, Whither Aviation Foreign
Internal Defense: An Update and a Way Ahead



10:20
Break



10:50
Paper 4: Dr Timothy R. Keck, Operation Unified Assistance:
A Historical Assessment of the 2004-05 Tsunami Humanitarian Relief Operation



11:15
Q&A



12:00
End Panel A



12:30
Buffet Luncheon



1:00
Introduction of Guest Speaker: TBD




Luncheon Address: General John D. W. Corley, Vice Chief of Staff, USAF (Nominated to be Commander, Air Combat Command)



2:00
End Luncheon



2:30


Panel B: Conventional War
Chair: Mr C. R. (Dick) Anderegg, Director, USAF History and Museums Program



2:35
Paper 1: Lt Col Christopher M. Rein, General John K.
Cannon and the 12th Air Force in the North African Campaign



3:00
Paper 2: Dr Robert B. Kane, Transforming Aerial Warfare: The Use of Strategic Bombers and the Joint Direct Attack Munition (JDAM) during Operation ENDURING FREEDOM War II



3:25
Paper 3: Dr Paul D. Gelpi, Jr., To Shape the Postwar Debate: ‘Opie’ Weyland, the Far East Air Force, Air University Quarterly Review, and Tactical Airpower, 1951-1954



3:50
Break



4:05
Paper 4: Dr Alan D. Meyer and CMSgt David Anderson, The
Air National Guard’s Evolving Role in Low-Intensity Conflict: Engaging Non-State Actors both at Home and Abroad



4:30
Q&A



5:15
End Panel B



6:00
Reception



6:45
Patriotic Opening Music: The United States Air Force Band Brass Quintet



7:00






Banquet
National Anthem: The United States Air Force Band Brass Quintet
Welcome: Lt Gen Michael A. Nelson, President and Chairman of the Board, Air Force Historical Foundation

Introduction of SecAF: TBD
Remarks: The Honorable Michael W. Wynne, SecAF



7:30
Dinner Served



8:30
Break



9:00

Introduction of SecAF: TBD
Banquet Address: Mr Keith Ferris



9:45


First Annual Air Force Historical Foundation General Carl “Tooey” Spaatz Award
Award Recipient: General David C. Jones, USAF (Ret)
Award Presenter: The Honorable Michael W. Wynne, SecAF



10:00
End Banquet


Wednesday, October 17, 2007

7:30
Coffee and Networking



8:30
Start Second Day of Symposium
Panel C: Space and Cyber War
Chair: Ms Natalie Crawford, RAND Corporation



8:35
Paper 1: Dr Robert M. Dienesch, Midas: the Birth of Early
Warning



9:00
Paper 2: Dr David G. Smith, DARPA Rising: The Race for Space and The Early Years of the Advanced Research Projects Agency, 1958-1960



9:25
Paper 3: Mr Chris M. Mayse, High Altitude ISR, Meeting the Needs of the War Fighter: An Evolution in Operations



9:50
Break



10:20
Paper 4: Dr Rick W. Sturdevant, From Satellite Tracking to Space Situational Awareness: The USAF and Space Surveillance, 1957-2007



10:45
Q&A



11:20
End Panel C



12:00
Buffet Luncheon



12:30
Introduction of Guest Speaker: TBD
Luncheon Address: General T. Michael Moseley, Chief of Staff, USAF
First Annual Air Force Historical Foundation Major General I. B. Holley Award
Award Recipient: Major General I. B. Holley, USAFR (Ret)
Award Presenter: General T. Michael Moseley, Chief of Staff, USAF



1:30
End Luncheon



3:00
Board of Directors Meeting



5:00
End Displays in Atrium




End Symposium

Venue

1800 Jefferson Davis Highway
Arlington
Virginia
United States
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