Posted by John McHaleSAN DIEGO, 1 June 2010. The 2010 Military & Aerospace Electronics Forum conference and exhibition is being held this Thursday and Friday -- June 3 – 4, 2010 -- at the San Diego Convention Center in San Diego. The keynote speaker is Eric George, director of mission systems and software for the F-35 Joint Strike Fighter (JSF) at Lockheed Martin. He will discuss how Lockheed Martin engineers integrated commercial-off-the-shelf (COTS) electronics in the next-generation fighter's avionics systems.There will also be a panel discussion on "International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR) and Other Export Issues." Panelists include: Matthew Nolan, partner, Arent Fox; Lizbeth C. Rodriguez of Holland and Hart; and Dean Young, facilities security officer, Celestica Aerospace.Online registration is closed, attendees can still register on site on Thursday and Friday.Other session topics include: COTS Integration Challenges; Managing Obsolescence in Open Military Systems; Panel Discussion: Managing COTS Integration in Defense Systems; Thermal and Power Management in Military Systems; and Trusted Supply Chain, Anti-Tamper Issues.The conference is co-located with Avionics USA conference. The events have separate conference tracks but share the exhibit floor. The Avionics USA keynote speaker is Steve Vail, senior advisor for FedEx Global Air Traffic Operations.The conference web site is www.milaeroforum.com/index.html. For Worldwide exhibit sales contact Jo-Ann Pellegrini at 1-650-941-3438 or [email protected].