Intelligence & National Security Summit
Past Summit Photo (updated)

About the Summit

September 16-18, 2020

About the Intelligence and National Security Summit

Now in its seventh year, the Summit, powered by AFCEA International and the Intelligence and National Security Alliance (INSA), brings senior Intelligence Community leaders together to advance collaborative solutions to critical intelligence and national security challenges. This high caliber virtual program features five plenaries and five breakout sessions that will examine "ripped from the headlines" issues such as information warfare, U.S.-China relationship, use of AI, intelligence policy and workforce readiness.



Why Attend

The Summit is the premier forum for unclassified dialogue between U.S. Government intelligence agencies and their industry and academic partners. At this three day online program, senior leaders from across the IC will examine pressing national security challenges and opportunities, share insights and expertise, and advance practical and creative solutions.

Attending the Summit provides you with:
  • Key insights from senior government leaders, technical experts, leading edge researchers, and people in the field working to overcome challenges with creative solutions
  • Access to white papers, videos, and one-on-one online meetings with developers of the latest technological advancements in the intelligence community
  • Opportunities to expand your professional network

What to Expect

  • A robust virtual platform that is designed to encourage participant networking and engagement prior to and throughout the three day program
  • Five Plenary Sessions (Topics covered: Strategic Challenges, Military Intelligence, Technology and National Security, and More!)
  • Five Breakout Sessions (Topics include: Information Warfare, Cleared Workforce in a Post-COVID World, CIO Perspectives, U.S.- China Relations After the Pandemic, and Use of AI by U.S. and its Adversaries)
  • Prior to the Summit, attendees and exhibitors will be able to message each other to request virtual meetings
  • Every participant will have their own virtual account that will assist with planning and scheduling which sessions to attend, which exhibitors kiosk to visit, and which participants to meet
  • Virtual Exhibit Hall open all three days with options to interact



About AFCEA International

AFCEAAFCEA International is a member-based, non-profit association for professionals that provides highly sought after thought leadership, engagement, and networking opportunities. We focus on cyber, command, control, communications, computers, and intelligence to address national and international security challenges. Click here to read more.

About INSA

INSA logoThe Intelligence and National Security Alliance (INSA) is the leading nonpartisan trade association for driving public-private partnerships to advance intelligence and national security priorities. INSA brings together committed experts in and out of government to identify, develop, and promote practical and creative solutions to national security problems. INSA has more than 160 organizations in its membership and enjoys extensive participation from leaders and senior executives in the public, private, and academic sectors. Click here to learn more.