Planning is well underway for the 45th Dixie Crow Symposium, Museum of Aviation, Robins AFB, GA; 21-24 March 2021 following COVID Safety Guidelines.

Registration is OPEN:

This symposium is one of the largest aviation electronic defense trade shows in the country; drawing participants from industry, academia, and government as well as contributing ~$1.3M in Houston County community economic impact.  Robins AFB houses the premier USAF Electronic Warfare (EW)/Common Avionics and C2ISR Facilities in the United States with over 1,000 employees managing respective systems.

The below noted defense industry vendors are expected to showcase their high technology accomplishments:


AF Small Business
Alion Science and Technology
American Microwave Corporation
Ampex Data Systems
BAE Systems
412TW Benefield Anechoic Facility (BAF)
Elbit America
Georgia Tech Research Institute GTRI
Keysight Technologies
L3Harris Technologies
Planar Monolithics
Sierra RF
Scientific Research Corporation
SMA Southern Marketing Assoc.
Southwest Research Institute
Textron Systems
W. L. Gore & Associates, Inc.


Exhibit, Sponsor and Attendee registrations are in progress; please visit to see who has currently registered as an Exhibitor and/or Sponsor.


Recommended events to include Guest Speakers:


Mr. Edward W. Ayer, SES, DAF, AFSC/EN – Associate Director Robins Operating Location – Tuesday, 22 March 2021 (0800 Plenary Session – Century of Flight Hangar)

Ms. Emily Jay, SES, DAF, AFSC/PK – Director Robins Operating Location – Wednesday, 23 March 2021 (0945 – Guest Speaker – Century of Flight Hangar)

General Ellen Pawlikowski, USAF (ret) – Wednesday, 23 March 2021 – Banquet Speaker


Sunday, 21 March 2021        1700-1900 – Welcome Reception – Best Western Residency Plus Executive Suites; HWY 96 and Lake Joy


Tuesday, 23 March 2021       0800 – Plenary Opening Session/Awards Ceremony – Museum of Aviation; Century of Flight Hangar

1000 – Exhibit Hall Opens – Museum of Aviation; Century of Flight Hangar – Box Lunch Available ~1045

1700 – Exhibitor Reception – Museum of Aviation; Century of Flight Hangar – 400-500 Government, Industry, Academia and Community Leaders Networking Event.


Wednesday, 24 March 2021 0945 – Exhibit Hall Opens/Guest Speaker – Museum of Aviation; Century of Flight Hangar – Box Lunch Available ~1045

1730 – Cocktails/Annual Banquet – Museum of Aviation; Nugteren Exhibit Hangar One – $50.00 per person – (70 Ticket Maximum)

NOTE:  Sponsorships received directly fund the Dixie Crow Chapter’s $52,000 annual Education Foundation Budget promoting higher education to local High Schools, Universities, Civil Service and Military recipients seeking STEM degrees.