Upcoming Event

Lt. Gen. Mulholland

May 29, 2018 | Washington, DC
Luncheon with retired Lt. Gen. John F. Mulholland, Jr., former Commander of U.S. Army Special Operations Command.


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Going BRAC-less

BENS CEO Norty Schwartz and BENS Director Kenneth Fisher on steps for addressing the US military’s excess property.

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Houston, TX
Luncheon with Meredith Wilson of Emergent Risk International on the worldwide kidnapping threat and how it is being used to find terrorism and illicit criminal activities.


Atlanta, GA
Lunch with Dave Wilkinson, former Special Agent in Charge of the US Secret Service's Georgia Region and now President & CEO of the Atlanta Police Foundation.


Washington, DC
Discussion with Melissa Hathaway, Potomac Institute for Policy Studies, regarding the Cyber Readiness Index (CRI) which evaluates and measures cyber preparedness.

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Retired General Norty Schwartz and Ivan Schlager offer steps for modernizing the Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States.

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Getting Ahead of the Enemy’s Next Move

Lasers, drones, and artificial intelligence. The future is bright for brilliant minds working together to engineer the next game-changing wave of military technology.

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