AETC Innovators invited to attend virtual iSummit July 29, 2021 Published July 19, 2021 By Air Education & Training Command Public Affairs JOINT BASE SAN ANTONIO-RANDOLPH, Texas – To fuel collaboration among Air Education and Training Command Airmen, HQ AETC is hosting its next virtual innovation summit (iSummit) on July 29 from 9:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. central time. The purpose of the iSummit is to improve collaboration between innovators by providing AETC Airmen a platform to share information on innovative activities. Gen Brown, the 22nd Chief of Staff of the Air Force, declared on Aug 31 2020, “Only through collaboration within and throughout will we succeed.” The iSummit’s focus on collaboration strives to advance the CSAF’s strategic goal of Accelerate Change or Lose. This iSummit addresses Innovation Resources, including discussions on the culture of innovation education in the Air Force, building industry relationships, OPSEC issues in innovation, as well as how to leverage both agile contracting and the AETC Immersive Learning Basic Ordering Agreement. Brig Gen Brenda Cartier, the AETC Operations and Communications Director will provide opening comments to the participants. “Understanding what resources are available is key to successful transformational innovation. It will enable Airmen to transform their ideas into reality and provide our Air Force with a competitive edge against our adversaries,” stated the AETC Innovation and Analysis Director, Col Thomas Wegner. Airmen interested in attending the virtual event can contact the Innovation Advancement Division team at firstname.lastname@example.org.