IPA and University of Maryland to Co-Host Phoenix Challenge 2.0

Phoenix Challenge 2.0 Virtual Event Coming in Winter 2021

The Information Professionals Association (IPA) and the University of Maryland’s Applied Research Laboratory for Intelligence and Security (ARLIS) announced plans to co-host Phoenix Challenge 2.0, the premier information operations conference, as a virtual event in the February/March 2021 timeframe.  The two organizations announced their plans to revive Phoenix Challenge during an AFCEA Alamo chapter panel discussion on “Combatting Disinformation in a Competitive Information Environment” held October 29. We will share further details on the event here on IPA’s web site under “Events” as they become available.

  • Phoenix Challenge 2.0: ARLIS and Information Professionals Association (IPA) are Reviving the Premier Information Operations Conference
  • Dates: Feb/Mar 2021 as a lead-in to US Central Command’s Worldwide IO Conference
  • One Day UNCLASSIFIED Online Event
  • Plenary Sessions and Tracked Panels with Breakouts for Discussion
  • Draft Topics:
    • Global Competition with Peer Competitors;
    • Strategic Information Effects;
    • Risk Based Approaches to Insider Threat and Acquisition Security;
    • Commercial Technology Trends and Operational Support Tools
  • Details will be posted at: https://information-professionals.org and https://arlis.umd.edu