Crows to host 40th symposium

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  • By Angela Woolen
  • Robins Public Affairs
The Dixie Crows chapter of the Association of Old Crows will host its 40th annual Technical Symposium Sunday through Thursday.

Topics for discussion will begin electronic warfare systems and the role of command and control, intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance in war today. More than 50 vendors will be on hand with the latest hardware and new applications in technology.

The event's program will start Tuesday at the Scott Theatre  in the Museum of Aviation's Eagle Building, with the first session starting at 8 a.m. 

This year's key note speaker will be Brig. Gen. John J. Mooney III, inspector general, Air Force Reserve Command Headquarters. 

Exhibits will open in the Century of Flight Hangar following the first session. Col. John "Hap" Arnold, Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency starts the afternoon programming at 12:30 to 4:30 p.m. in the Eagle Building.

The program will run from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Wednesday while the exhibits will be open 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics robotics displays and technology demonstrations, with interactive experiences, will also be on display Wednesday from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.

"Interaction with the robotics displays and technology demonstrations will demonstrate to students that STEM can be both fun and engaging," according to the press release.

A banquet will take place Wednesday in Hangar One from 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. with Lt. Col. Gene "Joker" McFalls acting as the emcee. Retired Air Force Lt. Gen. David Deptula will be the guest speaker.

On-site registration will be available, but participants can preregister at http://dixiecrow2015.infinity-international .com.

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