Events

**CORONAVIRUS**
With the health and safety of our members, partners, and staff paramount to our organization, BENS continues to closely monitor the outbreak of the COVID-19 virus and adhere to all precautions and guidance set forth by our local, state, and federal officials. We will resume our live event schedule when appropriate, and in the meantime will host events virtually. If you are a member and are not receiving invites to BENS virtual events, please contact your Regional Director or email BENS@bens.org.

 

Event Registration

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Tuesday April 13
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
BENS DC Presents a a conversation with Lieutenant General Leslie C. Smith, The Inspector General, Office of the Secretary of the Army. The mission of the Office of the Inspector General is to provide impartial, objective and unbiased advice and oversight to the Army through relevant, timely and thorough inspection, assistance, investigations, and training. The OIG also works to promote and enable stewardship, accountability, integrity, efficiency and good order and discipline to enhance total Army readiness. LTG Smith will discuss how his office plays a major role in ensuring the Army is taking care of its people and enhancing readiness.
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Thursday April 15
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
BENS Texas presents a Virtual Discussion on the BENS Tech & Innovation Council Report, '5G, A Guide to Secure Adoption by Business'
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Friday April 16
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
BENS NY Presents a Virtual Discussion with Lt. Gen. Jody J. Daniels, Chief of Army Reserve and Commanding General, U.S. Army Reserve Command
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Tuesday April 20
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
BENS Chicago presents an economic espionage conversation set with David Laufman, immediate past Chief of the Counterintelligence and Export Control Section (CES) in the National Security Division at the Department of Justice (DOJ)
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Wednesday April 21
10:00 AM - 11:15 AM
BENS DC Presents a conversation with Mr. David Spirk, Chief Data Officer (CDO), Department of Defense. David is responsible for strengthening data management across the DoD and accelerating the transition to a data-centric culture. Additionally, he oversees implementation of DoD’s modernization strategy. Part of the strategy includes collaborating more closely with industry and non-DOD mission partners to better focus IT investments to take advantage of the department's massive -- but decentralized -- troves of data.
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Friday April 30
10:00 AM - 11:15 AM
BENS Texas presents a Virtual Discussion on ISIS with former Deputy Assistant Secretary for Levant Affairs and Special Envoy for Syria in the U.S. State Department, Joel Rayburn.
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Wednesday May 5
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Virtual Discussion with Michael E. Leiter, Partner, National Security; CFIUS and Foreign Investment Reviews; Cybersecurity and Privacy; Congressional Investigations and Government Policy at Skadden.
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Tuesday May 18
12:00 PM - 1:30 PM
Virtual Discussion with Dr. Michael G. Vickers, former Under Secretary of Defense for Intelligence, for a discussion on "National Security Challenges facing the Biden Administration and Beyond."
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Tuesday May 25
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
BENS NY Presents a Virtual Discussion with Former Deputy Secretary General of NATO, Rose Gottemoeller, currently, the Frank E. and Arthur W. Payne Distinguished Lecturer at Stanford University's Freeman Spogli Institute for International Studies and its Center for International Security and Cooperation
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Wednesday June 9
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
BENS NY Presents a Virtual Discussion with Jack Devine, Former Associate Director of the CIA’s operations outside the United States, author of Spymaster's Prism: The Fight Against Russian Aggression and Founding Partner & President, The Arkin Group.
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Thursday June 10
12:00 PM - 1:30 PM
Virtual discussion with Bill Priestap and Holden Triplett for a conversation regarding how U.S. businesses are on the front lines of a fierce new geopolitical competition, which means their assets are being targeted by nation-states like never before. They will also describe what U.S. businesses can do to better protect themselves from nation-state threats.
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Tuesday June 15
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
BENS Chicago presents a discussion with Lt. Gen. William J. Liquori, Jr. Deputy Chief of Space Operations, US Space Force
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Wednesday September 8
12:00 PM - 1:30 PM
Virtual Discussion with BENS Southeast Members Don Harkleroad and Chris Marlin for a DAVOS World Economic Forum De-Brief.
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Event registration summary
Discussion w/LTG Smith, Army IG - VIRUTAL (EDT):
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Audio-Only Participant
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5G Rollout - VIRTUAL (CDT):
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Lt. Gen Jody Daniels, CAR - VIRTUAL (EDT):
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Discussion with David Laufman, past Chief of CES, DOJ - VIRTUAL(CDT):
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Discussion w/Dave Spirk, Chief Data Officer, DOD (EDT):
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Audio-Only Participant
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Discussion on ISIS - VIRTUAL (CDT):
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Discussion with Michael Leiter - VIRTUAL (EDT):
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SE Virtual Discussion with Dr. Michael G. Vickers (EST):
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Discussion w/Rose Gottemoeller, fmr. DSG - NATO (EDT):
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Discussion w/Jack Devine - VIRTUAL (EDT):
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SE Virtual Discussion with Bill Priestap and Holden Triplett (EDT):
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Discussion with Lt. Gen. William J. Liquori, US Space Force - VIRTUAL (CDT):
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Discussion with BENS SE Members Don Harkleroad and Chris Marlin for a Davos De-Brief - VIRTUAL:
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Refunds
Event registration fees are refundable up to 3 business days before the event. After that time they are non-refundable as the expense for registration has already been incurred by BENS. Membership payments and other charitable donations are non-refundable.

Charitable Giving
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