Registration for the Executive Service at Africa Aerospace and Defense (AAD) 2014 has sold out. We look forward to a strong and dynamic U.S. Pavilion at AAD 2014. The Executive Service at AAD provides significant value-add for U.S. companies including exhibitor space at AAD, high level visibility, and pre-qualified business and government meetings all at an affordable cost.

Participants who are attending AAD 2014 still have the opportunity to register and participate in the USA-South Africa: Border Surveillance Technology Cooperation Symposium below which will be an all-day event on September 16th, 2014:

USA-South Africa: Border Surveillance Technology Cooperation Symposium 

Or click here for more information on sponsorship or marketing opportunities at the symposium that can fit a range of budgets.

USA - South Africa Border Surveillance Technology Cooperation Symposium is a full-day, invitation-only event produced by the U.S. Commercial Service in South Africa and Kallman Worldwide, organizers of the U.S. Pavilion at Africa Aerospace & Defense Exposition 2014.

The symposium will feature presentations by U.S. and South African representatives from government, private sector and NGOs who have an interest in land and air surveillance technologies and network & communications interoperability. Briefings, challenges and solutions to the burgeoning border security and poaching problems afflicting many African nations will be addressed by experienced experts from both nations. This symposium will take place at South African Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) International Convention Center in Pretoria, South Africa, 16 September 2014, the eve of the biennial Africa Aerospace & Defense Exposition (September 17-21, 2014).

Symposium Highlights:

  • Keynote address by Major General (ret.) Johan Jooste, Kruger Park Anti-Poaching, SANParks
  • Participation and presentations by high-level South African and U.S. government officials including invited Guest of Honor, U.S. Ambassador Patrick Gaspard; Armscor; CSIR-DPSS; AMD; U.S. Army Research Office; U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. Other distinguished speakers and agencies are continuously being added to the roster
  • Panel discussions including case studies from the field
  • Many opportunities for U.S. and South African defense industry developers and manufacturers to connect with consumers of security products/services from the U.S. and South African government and private sector companies

Lunch and refreshment breaks will be served; the day ends with a cocktail/networking reception

Participation is free and by personalized, numbered invitation only. Attendance limitations apply.  

Click here to request an invitation to attend this symposium!

 For Further Information On Ways to Participate at the Symposium Please Contact:

Carolyn Carniaux - Project Manager

201-251-2600 x135  /

For more information on the Executive Service and Questions Supporting AAD 2014 contact:

Julia Rauner Guerrero
U.S. Commercial Service – San Diego
U.S. Department of Commerce
Tel: 858-467-7038; E-Mail

Murat Muftari
U.S. Commercial Service – Long Island
U.S. Department of Commerce
Tel: 516-418-9496; E-mail:

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