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AOC 2023
The Association of Old Crows 60th International Symposium & Convention
Dec. 11-13 | National Harbor, MD

As the premier event in EMSO, AOC 2023 promises to be an unparalleled experience of knowledge, innovation and networking as we dive into this year's theme of Advancing EMS Superiority Through Strategic Alliances and Partnerships.

The clock is ticking — register now to ensure you save valuable time when you arrive onsite!

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Dynamic and Subject-Specific Sessions

Our agenda is packed with informative sessions curated for professionals across all experience levels in the industry. Not only will you deepen your understanding but also leave with valuable insights to navigate and excel in the dynamic landscape of the new era.

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Our Largest Showcase in Over a Decade

With a lineup of over 150 exhibitors, you'll be amazed by the cutting-edge products and solutions showcased on the show floor. This is your chance to stay ahead of the curve and walk our largest showcase in over a decade!

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Experience seamless event navigation and real-time updates at your fingertips with the AOC 2023 app. Enhance your event experience – access schedules, interactive maps and speaker information effortlessly. Download now for a smarter, more connected event experience!

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Become a Sponsor | AOC provides numerous sponsorship opportunities allowing you to introduce your product and/or company to our audience. Learn more or contact Sean Fitzgerald, AOC Sales & Client Operations Manager, at 703-549-1600 x222 or

Collaborative EW Symposium 2024
March 12-14 | Point Mugu, California

Theme: EW at Scale – EW Capabilities for Near Peer Force on Force Warfighting

Join us at Collaborative EW Symposium 2024, a premier event uniting leaders from the US military, government, academia, and industry. Focused on cutting-edge research in EW, the symposium addresses challenges in large-scale force-on-force combat. Explore the latest advancements and opportunities in EW, engaging with top-tier experts and decision-makers. Be part of shaping the future of electronic warfare strategy in this dynamic and collaborative environment.

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Reach your audience at Collaborative EW Symposium 2024. When you partner with AOC, you come face-to-face with professionals directly involved in the EW/EMSO industry. Browse sponsorship opportunities for Collaborative EW Symposium 2024.

AOC Europe 2024
May 13-15 | Oslo, Norway

Theme: Alliances and collaborations in supporting multi-domain electronic warfare operations

Do you have any recent research on our 2024 conference theme, ‘Alliances and Collaboration in Supporting Multi-Domain Electromagnetic Warfare Operations’? If so, why not present your findings at our upcoming event in Oslo, Norway, and be heard by high-ranking military and government leaders, including the Norwegian MOD? With only two weeks to go until the AOC Europe 2024 speaker application deadline, make sure to submit your paper before Friday, 15 December 2023

Submission deadline: Dec. 15

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Cyber Electromagnetic Activity (CEMA) 2024
April 30 – May 2 | Aberdeen Proving Ground, MD

Theme: EW Overmatch – Reestablishing Dominance in the Electromagnetic Spectrum

Taking place at a critical juncture for electronic warfare (EW), CEMA 2024 marks a significant moment as the Army is on the verge of fielding terrestrial and airborne EW capabilities after a 30+ year hiatus.

You're invited to submit an original, unclassified abstract focused on one of the following key topics:

  • Science & Technology: Current, emerging and future trends in EW/Cyber/SIGINT/IO technologies, architecture, techniques, use of machine learning/artificial intelligence and other novel technologies
  • Acquisition Programs: Updates from key leadership, program and capability managers and policy makers on current and emerging programs of record, quick reaction capabilities and rapid prototyping efforts
  • Exercises & Experimentation: Lessons learned from CEMA exercises and experimentation
  • DOTMLPF-P: Integrating holistic CEMA solutions into Army and Joint formations in support of multidomain operations
  • From the Field: Feedback on current employment of CEMA capabilities from operational units, emerging CONOPS, TTPs, signature management and force structure implications
  • Special Emphasis Topics: Multi-Domain Systems of Systems, Information Advantage
    Intelligence Production in support of CEMA operations, Distributed Operations, Indo-Pacific unique requirements, Navigation Warfare, Machine Learning and Automation, Electromagnetic Battle Management in support of Joint All Domain Command and Control

Submission deadline: Jan. 19

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Reach your target audience at CEMA 2024! AOC sponsorships are a great way to increase your reach and be closest to those in the CEMA industry. Browse sponsorship opportunities for CEMA 2024

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2024 AOC Sponsorship Catalog

AOC connects electromagnetic warfare practitioners, industry partners, policymakers and procurement decision-makers.

For more than 55 years, electronic warfare (EW), electromagnetic spectrum operations (EMSO), cyber electromagnetic activities (CEMA) and information operations (IO) professionals from military, government, industry and academia have looked to AOC to provide access to emerging technologies and the latest developments to protect the warfighter.

Plan to partner with AOC in 2024! AOC sponsorships are a great way to increase your reach and be part of what's happening now in the EMSO industry.

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Present a Webinar

Educating and informing the Electromagnetic Warfare community is at the heart of AOC’s mission. As the leader in training EMSO and EW professionals worldwide, AOC offers a wide selection of professional development courses and webinars on various topics led by experts in the field.

Be at the forefront of educating the men and women in the EW/EMSO industry and submit a proposal to instruct our next live webinar.

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The Importance of Sharing the Electromagnetic Spectrum

In this episode, Ken chats with Gordon Mansfield, Vice President of Global Technology Planning at AT&T Services. Mr. Mansfield manages AT&T’s investments in the electromagnetic spectrum.

Ken and Mr. Mansfield discuss the importance of effectively sharing the electromagnetic spectrum between defense and telecom operations, as well as between nations around the world. They also explore the changing attitude from the Department of Defense towards sharing electromagnetic spectrum space.

Mr. Mansfield also speculates on the potential role Congress may play in the future of electromagnetic spectrum use and the complicated rollout of 5G access on military bases nationwide.

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The Association of Old Crows is pleased to provide its online Career Center – the premier resource to connect career opportunities with highly qualified EW, EMSO, CEMA, SIGINT, ELINT & IO talent. You can access the AOC Career Center at

Featured Jobs

• Electrical/Power Systems Engineer – Applied Research Associates, Inc. – Reston, Virginia, United States

Systems Engineer – B&A – Washington, DC, United States

W. L. Gore & Associates
Chapter News

48th Dixie Crow Symposium
March 24-27, 2024

The Symposium Committee, Dixie Crow Chapter President, Adam Delestowicz and the Chapter Directors cordially invite you to join us for all the exciting events described here. Thank you in advance for your support of this important Electromagnetic Spectrum Operations Trade Show.

Download a complete schedule of events here. To register for the symposium click here. 

The sponsorship opportunities help fund the Dixie Crow Education Foundation, a 501(c) 3 organization. This is a great company opportunity to provide branding visibility to over 2000+ government/military/academia and industry attendees. All sponsorships directly fund Dixie Crow STEM Scholarships and are tax deductible.

Industry News

NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg warned there could be bad news coming out about Ukraine, as fears grow of a stalemate with Russia and allies such as the US debate whether to send more aid to the country. (The Hill)

The Israeli Defense Forces said its troops were operating in the southern Gaza city of Khan Younis Tuesday as top officials at the United Nations warned of an “apocalyptic” situation in war-torn Gaza with “no place safe to go” for civilians. (CNN)

Nigeria's President calls for an inquiry after a military drone strike over the weekend accidentally killed at least 85 people, many of them women and children. (NPR)

Parker Meggitt Baltimore
Wireless Telecom Group