Category Archives: luncheon

April 2017 Luncheon

The Scott – St. Louis Chapter
of the
Armed Forces Communications and Electronics Association

Lt. General (retired) Michael J. Basla

Sr. VP and Client Executive for CACI International, Inc.

 General Basla concluded his USAF career as the Chief, Information Dominance and Chief Information Officer, Office of the Secretary of the Air Force in Nov 2014.  In that capacity, Gen Basla was responsible for leading four directorates and supporting 77,000 cyber operations and support personnel across the globe, with a portfolio valued at $17 billion.  As the CIO of the USAF, Gen Basla provided oversight of portfolio management that delivered architecture and enforced FOIA and Privacy laws.  Gen Basla started his USAF career in 1979 and had leadership positions at the Joint Staff, US Transportation Command, Air Mobility Command, Air Force Communications Command, Air Force Space Command, just to name a few.  Gen Basla is a member of the AFCEA International Board of Directors, serves on the AFCEA Cyber Committee, and has been a guest columnist for the Signal Magazine.  He is also a member of the Armed Services YMCA Board of Directors.


Date/Time: Thursday, 20 April 2017, 1100-1130 (registration/networking) 1130-1300 (lunch/speech)

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(Registration closes at 0800L on 18 APR)

February 2017 Luncheon

The Scott – St. Louis Chapter
of the
Armed Forces Communications and Electronics Association

Dr. Maurice Dawson, PH.D, D.SC

Dr. Dawson serves as an assistant professor of information systems at the University of Missouri – St. Louis, which is the only National Security Agency & Department of Homeland Security Center of Academic Excellence in the St. Louis metropolitan region. Dawson was a former visiting assistant professor (honorary) of industrial and systems engineering at The University of Tennessee Space Institute, and Fulbright Scholar to South Ural State University in Chelyabinsk, Russia. He is the founding editor-in-chief of the International Journal of Hyperconnectivity and the Internet of Things.  He is the co-editor of the books “New Threats and Countermeasures in Digital Crime and Cyber Terrorism”, “Developing Next-Generation Countermeasures for Homeland Security Threat Prevention,” and “Security Solutions for Hyperconnectivity and the Internet of Things.” Dawson comes to academia with more than ten years of experience from the defense and aerospace industry. Dawson holds terminal degrees in computer science from Colorado Technical University and cyber security from the Intelligent Systems Research Centre at London Metropolitan University.

Date/Time: Thursday,  16 February 2017, 1100-1130 (registration/networking) 1130-1300 (lunch/speech)

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(Registration closes at 0800L on 14 FEB)

2017 Joint NDTA/AFCEA Luncheon

The Scott – St. Louis Chapter of the

Armed Forces Communications and Electronics Association

In Concert With the National Defense Transportation Association (NDTA) Presents:

Brig. General Steven J Berryhill

Deputy Director of Operations and Plans (Deputy J3), US Transportation Command




Date/Time*: Thursday, 26 January 2017, 1100-1130 (registration/networking) 1130-1300 (lunch/speech)

Note change from usual “third Thursday” due to joint NDTA luncheon

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2016-2017 Luncheon Sponsorships

2016-2017 Luncheon Series Table Sponsor Sign-up



Sponsor Form / Welcome Letter

Please see above our welcome letter for the year! We request that if possible; remit your 2016-2017 chapter sponsorship contribution by September 10, 2016. If you provided your sponsorship last year mid-cycle, we can simply extend credit for your contribution commensurately.  There are two methods to pay. You may use the button below to pay by credit card and mail the sponsorship form, or mail a check with the sponsorship form.

(form attached in letter above)

Sponsor Level
Company Name
Company POC Name+Phone


The Scott-St. Louis chapter registration process allows our Military/Government members to participate in the on-line registration process concurrently with our Corporate Sponsors. This single RSVP deadline provides AFCEA the visibility to release the remainder of seats to the Chapter for guest seating to include additional Military/Government attendance. (in addition to providing an accurate headcount to provide catering)

 Corporate sponsor attendees must still individually register at the web site for each event. Sponsoring a table does not guarantee individual seats at the luncheon