Secretary of the Navy to Deliver Keynote Address at AOC 2023


The Association of Old Crows (AOC) is thrilled to announce that the Secretary of the Navy, The Honorable Carlos Del Toro, will be delivering a keynote address on Tuesday, Dec. 12, at AOC 2023, the AOC’s 60th Annual International Symposium & Convention. This highly anticipated event, themed ” Advancing EMS Superiority Through Strategic Alliances and Partnerships,” will take place from Dec. 11-13 at the Gaylord National Resort & Convention Center.

Secretary Del Toro is a distinguished leader in the United States Navy and has played a pivotal role in shaping the future of naval operations. His extensive experience and commitment to modernizing naval capabilities have made him a prominent figure in the defense community.

The Secretary’s keynote address at AOC 2023 promises to provide valuable insights into the Navy’s strategic vision for the digital age and how cutting-edge technology is transforming naval operations. Attendees can expect an engaging and informative presentation on the Navy’s current and future priorities, with a focus on electromagnetic spectrum operations and emerging technologies.

AOC 2023 is the premier event for professionals in the field of electromagnetic spectrum operations (EMSO), including electromagnetic warfare (EW), cyber electromagnetic activities (CEMA), information operations (IO), signals intelligence (SIGINT) and other information related capabilities. The convention will feature a wide range of expert speakers, interactive panels, and networking opportunities, providing attendees with a unique platform to exchange knowledge and discuss the latest developments in the field.

“We are honored to have Secretary Del Toro join us as a keynote speaker for AOC 2023,” said Brian Hinkley, President of AOC. “His perspective on the Navy’s digital transformation and its implications for national security will be invaluable to our attendees. We anticipate a thought-provoking and insightful presentation that will set the tone for an exceptional conference.”

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