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.

 

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Tuesday October 27
11:00 AM - 12:15 PM
BENS DC is pleased to host a virtual discussion with James R. Sisco, the Founder and CEO of ENODO Global. Mr. Sisco will discuss the joint project they recently completed with George Washington University (GW)’s Trachtenberg School of Public Policy and Public Administration that examined the security risks associated with Huawei’s 5G implementation, economic impacts of sanctions against Huawei, and social implications associated with Huawei’s 5G rollout.
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Wednesday October 28
10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
BENS CHICAGO presents a virtual discussion with the Honorable Ambassador Ron Gidwitz, who is concurrently serving as the Acting Representative of the United States to the European Union and as the United States Ambassador to the Kingdom of Belgium. In this BENS conversation, Ambassador Gidwitz will go behind the headlines on U.S.-E.U. and U.S.-Belgium relations, and be joined in discussion by BENS’s very own CEO and President, General Joseph Votel who will serve as the host for the event.
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Wednesday October 28
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
The BENS COMPETITIVENESS COUNCIL is pleased to host this national virtual event with Dr. Nadia Schadlow, former U.S. Deputy National Security Advisor for Strategy and principal author of the "National Security Strategy" that shifted our Nation’s focus to the prevailing challenge of GPC.
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Thursday October 29
10:00 AM - 11:15 AM
BENS TX hosts the virtual discussion "Looking Beyond 2020: The Geopolitical Inflection Point" with Reva Goujon, Managing Director for Intelligence at the Martin+Crumpton Group.
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Monday November 9
2:00 PM - 3:15 PM
BENS TEXAS presents a virtual discussion on the National Debt with former U.S. Comptroller David Walker.
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Tuesday November 10
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
The BENS COMPETITIVENESS COUNCIL is pleased to host this national virtual event with Christian Brose, a former Staff Director of the Senate Armed Service Committee and author of "The Kill Chain: Defending America in the Future of High-Tech Warfare". The Kill Chain outlines how America can apply advanced technologies to prevent war, deter aggression, and maintain peace in the era of GPC.
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Thursday November 12
1:30 PM - 2:30 PM
BENS NEW YORK presents a virtual discussion with General John Raymond, Chief of Space Operations, United States Space Force.
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Tuesday November 17
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
BENS NEW YORK presents a virtual discussion with Major General JP McGee, USA, Director of the Army Talent Management Task Force.
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Wednesday November 18
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
BENS CHICAGO is pleased to host a virtual discussion with Mr. Jonathan Moak, Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary of the Army (Financial Management and Comptroller). Mr. Moak will discuss upcoming trends in the FY 2021 Army budget proposal as well as share what his office is doing to curb financial waste and fraud.
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Thursday November 19
10:00 AM - 11:15 AM
BENS TEXAS presents a virtual discussion with former National Security Council staff member Lieutenant Colonel Jason Galui, USA (Ret.) on "U.S.-China: Our Century's Defining Relationship."
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Monday November 23
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
The BENS COMPETITIVENESS COUNCIL is pleased to present Eric Schmidt, the former CEO of Google and current Chair of the National Security Commission on Artificial Intelligence.
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Event registration summary
Discussion w/James Sisco - VIRTUAL (EDT):
Virtual Participant
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$0.00
Audio-Only Participant
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$0.00
Discussion w/Ambassador Ron Gidwitz - VIRTUAL (CDT):
Audio-Only Participant
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$0.00
Virtual Participant
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$0.00
Discussion w/Dr. Nadia Schadlow - VIRTUAL (EDT):
Virtual Participant
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$0.00
Audio-Only Participant
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$0.00
Discussion w/Reva Goujon - VIRTUAL (CDT):
Virtual Participant
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$0.00
Audio-Only Participant
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$0.00
Discussion w/David Walker - VIRTUAL (CST):
Virtual Participant
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$0.00
Audio-Only Participant
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$0.00
Discussion w/Christian Brose - VIRTUAL (EST):
Virtual Participant
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$0.00
Audio-Only Participant
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$0.00
Discussion w/General John Raymond, USSF - VIRTUAL (EST):
Virtual Participant
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$0.00
Audio-Only Participant
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$0.00
Discussion w/Major General JP McGee - VIRTUAL (EST):
Virtual Participant
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$0.00
Audio-Only Participant
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$0.00
Discussion w/Jonathan Moak - VIRTUAL (CST):
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$0.00
Audio-Only Participant
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$0.00
Discussion w/Jason Galui - VIRTUAL (CST):
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$0.00
Audio-Only Participant
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$0.00
Discussion w/Eric Schmidt - VIRTUAL (EST):
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$0.00
Audio-Only Participant
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$0.00
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$0.00
Total:
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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.

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