15th Annual STAR-TIDES Capabilities Demonstration

The 15th Annual STAR-TIDES Capabilities Demonstration was held on April 18th-20th, 2022 on the campus of George Mason University in Fairfax, Virginia. There was also a follow-on demonstration at the Pentagon Center Courtyard on Apr 21st-22nd.
With a theme of “Sustainable Resilience in a World of Interconnected Disruptions,” this year’s demo returned to STAR-TIDES’ traditional open field display format. Besides the core theme there were three integrating focus areas: Electromagnetic Spectrum (EMS), Logistics in Stressed Environments, and Shelter-in-Place (SIP) Continuity of Ops (COOP).  These allowed maximum interactions among exhibits, which included STAR-TIDES’ core infrastructure areas such as energy, housing, water, food, information and communications technology, and health, along with transport and logistics, geospatial information systems, etc.
STAR-TIDES is hosted by Mason’s trans-disciplinary Center for Resilient and Sustainable Communities (C-RASC). C-RASC’s broad scope allows resilience questions to be addressed from both technical and policy points of view, and this year’s theme and focus areas opened exciting opportunities for a wide range of civilian and military collaboration.
STAR-TIDES welcomes collaboration with diverse stakeholders: businesses; local, state, federal and international governments, including defense and security interests; domestic and foreign academic institutions, including multiple Mason entities; philanthropic institutions; think tanks; and non-governmental organizations. The Capabilities Demo is designed to maximize opportunities for exhibitors to engage with Mason students, faculty and researchers.
Thank you to the following sponsors for their generous support:
Akram Elias
Global Tactics, LLC
People-Centered Internet
VIP GlobalNet, LLC
Applied Research & Photonics, Inc.
Institute for a Sustainable Earth at George Mason University
Amazon Web Services
Strategic Marketing Innovations, Inc.
Thank you to the following exhibitors for their participation:
Althea Networks
Amazon Web Services
Applied Research & Photonics
Center for Resilient and Sustainable Communities at George Mason University
Echar Pa’lante
EMP Shield
Hybrid Air Transport
Integrated Cooking
Interactive Tactical Group
Lyman Communications
Modula S
Puerto Rico Science, Technology & Research Trust
REGAL Spectrum
Solar Stik
Sol Donum
Strategic Marketing Innovations
Synergy Strike Force
Syracuse University School of Information Studies
Toilets for People
Turning Point Crisis Management
VIP GlobalNet
The 16th Annual STAR-TIDES Capabilities Demonstration is tentatively scheduled for April 17th-19th, 2023 on Mason’s campus in Fairfax, Va. A follow-on demonstration at the Pentagon Center Courtyard is tentatively scheduled for April 20th-21st. Additional details will be posted on the “16th Annual STAR-TIDES Capabilities Demonstration” page as they become available.