Airmen, industry and academia join forces to discover innovative service wide Force Development and Installation Management solutions.

Hourly Schedule

Day 1

(AETC Innovation Day) will feature speakers and discussions on topics ranging from the Air Force Learning Environment to how Airmen can enhance their software coding skills, to helping Airman innovators find pathways to partner with industry. It will also include an exciting presentation on the rebranding of AETC’s Detachment 23, and AETC’s iChallenge competition, where Airmen from across the command pitch their innovation ideas to a panel of judges in a live “Spark Tank” like setting on the arena main stage, and top finishers’ units are awarded AETC seed funds to develop/proof their proposed solutions. Day 1 culminates with an early evening, no-host social gathering in the Industry Expo hall.

Day 2

(AETC and AFIMSC Industry Day) features multiple speakers and panels on current challenge areas facing AETC’s force development and AFIMSC’s installation and mission support spheres respectively. It also includes an Expo of over 70 small business companies and academic partners, as well as DoD/Air Force organizations such as AFWERX, AFICC, DIU and NSIN. NOTE: Entrance to both days’ events are limited to advance registrants only and not open for walk-in.


May 24 - 25 2022


8:00 am - 5:00 pm

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Tech Port Center + Arena
3331 General Hudnell Drive San Antonio, TX 78226



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