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HUNTSVILLE DEFENSE & SPACE CALENDAR

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Recurring Periodic Meetings (not otherwise listed)


Major Upcoming/In-Process Events:

  • 13-17 Feb 17 – 17th Ann. Dir. Eng. Symp.

  • 14 Feb 17 – Valentine’s Day

  • 20 Feb 17 – President’ Day – Federal Holiday

  • 13-15 Mar 17 – AUSA Global Force Symp. & Expo.

  • 28-30 Mar 17 – AMRDEC APBI

  • 4 Apr 17 - AUSA DA Civs. of Year Awds.

  • 10-11 Apr 17 – AUSA Msls. Symp.

  • 26-28 Apr 17 – QUAD-A Annual Conv. (Nashville)

NOTE: ‘Important Dates’ for CY2017 were added 21-23 Nov 16.


Upcoming Job Fairs:


NOTES TO THE CALENDAR:

  • For special event information, contact the appropriate protocol office.

  • The POC data provided for each calendar entry represents the best information available.

  • The latest updated Acronym List dated 1Mar10 is available upon request. An update is in preparation.

  • There is an Advanced Planning Calendar if you want to look ahead and avoid conflicts. Just give me a call or email.


CHANGES SINCE 13 Feb

  • 13 Feb 17 – SMDWG Mtg. – new entry

  • 17 Feb 17 – HSVSOF Proj. Vulcan – new entry

  • 27Feb-4Mar17 – HASBAT Innovate Huntsville – new entry

  • 5 Apr 17 – NDTA Mtg. – new entry

  • 6-8Jun17 – 9th Natl. Cyber Security Summit – details added

  • NOTE: Important School Dates for 2016-2017 Appear at the End.

  • NOTE: ‘Important Dates’ for CY2017 were added during 21-23 Nov 2016.


FEBRUARY 2017


  • 13 Feb 17 – SMDWG Mtg. (0800) – Kord (635 Discovery)

  •  – James Johnson, USASMDC/ARSTRAT – smdwg.mr@gmaIL.com

  • 13-17 Feb17 – Dir. En. Prof. Soc. 17th Ann. Dir. En. Symp. – Westin – Gregory.Pruitt@radiancetech.com

  • 14 Feb 17 – Valentine’s Day

  • 14 Feb 17 – AIAA Lunch (1130-1300) – Dynetics (1004 Discovery – Donald L. Harris: Tuskegee Airmen

  • distribution@hsv-aiaa.org

  • 14 Feb 17 – Mem. Svc. For Patti Fitzgerald (1600-1900) – S&RC

  • 15 Feb 17 – CoC State of the Schools (0730-0930) – Jackson Ctr, - Amy Tubb – 256-535-2083

  • 15 Feb 17 – NDIA-TVC Mbshp. Dinner (1700) – Jackson Ctr. 

  • – Jeff Langhout, AMRDEC http://ndiatvc.org/index.php

  • 17 Feb 17 – NSC Bkfst. (0715) – Jackson Ctr. – Robert Lightfoot – www.spaceclubhsv.org

  • 17 Feb 17 – HSVSOF Proj. Vulcan (0730) – Trideum (655 Discovery #100) 

  • www.huntsvillesofnetwork.org – S-15Feb

  • 19-23 Feb 17 – 13th Intl. Def. Exhibition & Conf. (IDEX)- Dubai, UAEwww.idexuae.ae

  • 19-25 Feb 17 – National Engineers Week

  • 20 Feb 17 – Presidents’ Day – Federal Holiday

  • 21 Feb 17 – ACC-RSA ICE – Jackson Ctr. – details TBD

  • 22 Feb 17 – MOAA Lch. (1100) – The Summit – Charlie Harriman – CSDowning@bellsouth.net – S-18Feb

  • 22 Feb 17 – MRC All-Hands (1530-1630) – One-stop, Rm. 144 – Don123pelt@bellsouth.net

  • 22 Feb 17 – HSV En. Wk. Awds. Bqt. (1700-2000) – Jackson Ctr. – Dr. Richard Myers, HudsonAlpha 

  •  – www.hsv-aiaa.org – S-20Feb

  • 23 Feb 17 – MSFC 23rd MSBA Mtg. (0700-1230) – S&RC - MSBA Feb. 23, 2017

  • 23 Feb 17 – Ann. AUSA/DAU Acq. Update (0800) – DAU Campus 

  • https://crs.dau.mil/daus2017/default.aspx

  • 23 Feb 17 – ASMDA Ann. Mbshp. Lunch (1100-1300) – VBC-N – LTG Dickinson 

  • info@asmda.us – S-15Feb

  • 24 Feb 17 – UAH Community Open House – Lowe House – details TBD

  • 26 Feb 17 – Daytona 500 – Daytona International Speedway

  • 27 Feb 17 – GEOHuntsville Summit 2017 (0800-1700) – S&RC – details TBD

  • 27Feb-4Mar17 – HASBAT Innovate Huntsville – details TBD

  • 28 Feb 17 – Mardi Gras

MARCH 2017


  • 1 Mar 16 – Ash Wednesday

  • 2 Mar 17 – HASBAT Lunch (1130-1300) – Jackson Ctr. – speaker TBD - www.hasbat.org

  • 2 Mar 17 – NAITA/USASAC Industry Day (1300-1700) – Jackson Ctr. – details TBD – www.naita.org

  • 3 Mar 17 – GOV Contr. Wkshp. (0730-1300) - RFCU (220 Wynn) – 704-576-7352

  • 6-10 Mar 17 – AIAA Space Mission Engr. Course – S&RCwww.microeonomic.com

  • 7-9 Mar 17 – AL Aerospace Week 2017 – details TBD – Joe Fitzgerald busdev@comcast.net

  • 10-11 Mar 17 – AUSA Third Region Meeting – Sheraton Four Points –

  • 12 Mar 17 – Daylight Savings Time Begins

  • 14 Mar 17 – Warriors to the Workforce Event – VBC –details TBD – www.warriorstotheworkforcehsv.net

  • 13-15 Mar 17 – AUSA Global Force Symp. & Expo. – VBC – www.ausa.org

    • 13 Mar 17 - YP Networking Event – Campus 805

    • 14 Mar 17 – Rocket City Bash – Westin

    • 15 Mar 17 – ROTC Luncheon – see event flyer

  • 15-16 Mar 17 – Tm. RSA Sm. Bus. Indust. Outeach – details TBD 

  • anita.r.thompson.civ@mail.mil - CANCELLED

  • 17 Mar 17 – St.Patrick’s Day

  • 20 Mar 17 – Spring Begins

  • 23 Mar 17 – NCMS Mid-South Chap. 18th Ann. Secty. Sem. – VBC – tim.hynes@vencore.com

  • 28-30 Mar 17 – AMRDEC APBI – BJAudit. – details TBD

  • 29 Mar 17 – 3rd Ann. WOSB Event: ‘Preparing to Prime’ – Dynetics – katie.williams@wbcna.org


ADVANCED PLANNING (APR 2017)->


  • 1 Apr 17 – April Fools’ Day

  • 4 Apr 17 – AUSA DA Civ. of Yr. Award (1800) – Jackson Ctr. – www.ausaredstone.org – S-28Mar

  • 5 Apr 17 – NDTA Mtg. (1130-1300) – location TBD – ‘logistics tour’ - jcblkwd@bellsouth.net – S-15Feb

  • 6 Apr 17 – HASBAT Lunch – details TBD

  • 6-9 Apr 17 – The Masters Golf Tournament – Augusta National

  • 8 Apr 17 – Welcome Home Vietnam Vets Day – Vets. Memorial – details TBD – wharmon446@charter.net

  • 9 Apr 17 – Palm Sunday

  • 10-11 Apr 17 – AUSA Msls.Symp. (details TBD)

    • Symp. Golf Tourn./Reception (Jackson Ctr.)

    • Symp. VBC-S

  • 12 Apr 17 – Anniversary of Aviation Branch (1983)

  • 13Apr 17 – Thomas Jefferson’s Birthday (1743)

  • 14 Apr 17 – Good Friday

  • 16 Apr 17 – Easter

  • 18 Apr 17 – Doolittle Raid on Tokyo (1942)

  • 21 Apr 17 – AUSA USAR Bday. Bkfst. (0730) – Rkt. City Tavern 

  • – MG Roper, 80th Tng. Div. USAR – john.perry@irtc-hq.com

  • 23 Apr 17 – Army Reserve Birthday (1908)

  • 24 Apr 17 – RSA Volunteer Luncheon – details TBD

  • 25-26 Apr 17 – GSA Fed. Acq Tng. Sympos. – VBC- details TBD – Chanda.tallman@gsa.gov

  • 26-28 Apr 17 – Quad-A 2017 Army Avn. Miss. Solns. Summit – Opryland Hotel – Nashville 

  • – details TBD – www.quad-a.org

  • 28-30 Apr 17 – Panoply of the Arts – Big Spring Park

  • 4 May 17 – HASBAT Bkfst. – details TBD

  • 5 May 17 – Cinco De Mayo

  • 6 May 17 – The Kentucky Derby – Churchill Downs

  • 10 May 17 – MRC All-Hands (1530-1630) – One-stop, Rm. 144 – Don123pelt@bellsouth.net

  • 14 May 17 – Mother’s Day

  • 20 May 17 – Armed Forces Day

  • 21 May 17 - Lindberg Lands in Paris (1927)

  • 31 May-1Jun 17 – TVC National Summit – S&RC – details TBD – jwiggins@akinsps.com

  • 6 Jun 17 – D-Day

  • 6-8Jun17 – 9th Natl. Cyber Security Summit – VBC – details TBD 

  • jmiller@missionmultiplier.com https://www.nationalcybersummit.com/

  • 8 Jun 17 – HASBAT Lunch – new entry

  • 12-16 Jun 17 – TechRich National Tech Summit – VBC - details TBD – terry.griffin@techrich.org

  • 14 Jun 17 – Flag Day

  • 14 Jun 17 – Army Established (1775)

  • 18 Jun 17 – Father’s Day

  • 19-25 Jun 17 – Paris Air Show – LeBourget, FR

  • 20 Jun 17 – ACC-RSA ICE – Jackson Ctr. – details TBD

  • 21 Jun 17 – Summer Begins

  • 21-22 Jun 17 – NDIA MDA Sm. Bus. Conf. – VBC-S - Chad.Rogers.ctr@mda.mil

  • 24-25 Jun 17 – Dayton Air Show – Dayton, OH – www.daytonairshow.com

  • 25 Jun-1Jul 17 – 2017 Armed Forces Celebration Week – details TBD – WAS 14-19 MAY 17

  • 28 Jun 17 – 12th Ann. Korean War Vets. Lunch (1100-1300) – The Summit – GEN Perna 

  •  – www.legacy4koreanwarveterans.org – S-14Jun

  • 4 Jul 17 – Independence Day – Federal Holiday

  • 21 Jul 17 – Man First Walks on the Moon (1969)

  • 22 Jul 17 – “22 Won’t Do Event” (0930) – Vets Memorial – details TBD – john.perry@irtc-hq.com

  • 24-30 Jul 17 – EAA AirVenture Air Show – Oshkosh, WI – www.eaa.org/en/airventure

  • 4 Aug 17 – Coast Guard Established (1790)

  • 5 Aug 17 – AGCRA/L4KWVF/ASPA 3rd Ann. Black Tie Char. Ball (1700-2300) – VBC-N 

  • Cathy Dickens – sheren.robets@calibesys.com – S-31Jul

  • 8-10 Aug 17 – SMDSymposium – VBC – www.smdsymposium.org

  • 16 Aug 17 – MRC All-Hands (1530-1630) – One-stop, Rm. 144 – Don123pelt@bellsouth.net

  • 21 Aug 17 – MOAA Trip to Nashville – Total Solar Eclipse – details TBD 

  • csdowning@bellsouth.neet – S-28Nov

  • 4 Sep 17 – Labor Day – Federal Holiday

  • 11 Sep 17 – Patriot Day (2001)

  • 18 Sep 17 – Air Force Established (1947)

  • 19 Sep 17 – MRC All-Hands (1530-1630) – One-stop, Rm. 144 – Don123pelt@bellsouth.net

  • 21-23 Sep 17 – 46th Ann. RSA Retirees Apprec. Days – details TBD

  • 22 Sep 17 – Autumn Begins

  • 1 Oct 17 – NASA Begins Operations (1958)

  • 9 Oct 17 – Columbus Day – Federal Holiday

  • 9-11 Oct 17 - AUSA Ann. Mtg. & Expo. – DC – www.ausa.org

  • 11 Oct 17 – MRC All-Hands (1530-1630) – One-stop, Rm. 144 – Don123pelt@bellsouth.net

  • 13 Oct 17 – Navy Established (1775)

  • 14 Oct 17 – Chuck Yeager Breaks the Sound Barrier (1947)

  • 26 Oct 17 – 9th Ann. UAH SBDC PTAC Bus. Matchmaker (0715-1200) 

  • – Jackson Ctr. – www.jacksoncenter.net

  • 31 Oct 17 – Halloween

  • 2 Nov 17 – ACC-RSA ICE – Jackson Ctr. – details TBD

  • 5 Nov 17 – Daylight Savings Time Ends

  • 6 Nov 17 – 5th Annual 50th Ann. of RVN Lecture Series (1000-1400) – Jackson Ctr. 

  • – COL® John Reitzell – john.perry@irtc-hq.com

  • 7 Nov 17 – Election Day

  • 9 Nov 17 – Berlin Wall Falls (1989)

  • 10 Nov 17 – USMC Established (1775)

  • 11 Nov 17 – Veterans Day – Federal Holiday

  • 12-16 Nov 17 – Dubai Air Show – Dubai, U.A.E. – www.dubaiairshow.aero

  • 23 Nov 17 – Thanksgiving – Federal Holiday

  • 7 Dec 17 – Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day

  • 13 Dec 17 – Army National Guard Birthday (1636)

  • 17 Dec 17 – Wright Brothers’ First Flight (1903)

  • 21 Dec 17 – Winter Begins

  • 31 Dec 17 – New Year’s Eve


NOTE: Important school dates for Huntsville/Madison City/Madison County for 2016-2017

Event Huntsville Madison City   Madison County

  • Start 3 Aug 16 3 Aug 16 3 Aug 16

  • Fall Break 3-7 Oct 16 3-7 Oct 16 3-7 Oct 16

  • Thanksgiving Bk. 21-25 Nov 16 23-25 Nov 16 21-25 Nov 16

  • Winter Break 19Dec-3Jan1719Dec-5Jan17 19Dec-2Jan 17

  • Start 4 Jan17 5Jan17 --

  • Spring Break 13-17 Mar 17 13-17 Mar 17 13-17 Mar 17

  • Last Day 25 May 16 25 May 17 25 May 17


These dates do NOT appear in the calendar listings.


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