A LOOK AHEAD: “Must See” Conferences in October

October 8, 2013 at 11:56 pm Leave a comment

Another Busy October

Calendar1Whether you follow homeland security, the U.S. Army, the Pentagon or stability operations around the world, there’s a lot to keep on top of during October.

October 14-16 – The International Stability Operations Association (ISOA) holds its annual summit at the National Press Club in downtown Washington. This meeting brings together private sector and non-governmental organizations representing the stabilization, humanitarian aid and development communities. Details at http://www.stability-operations.org/?page=AS13_Home

October 15-18 – The Institute for Defense and Government Advancement (IDGA) holds its biggest event of the year, its annual Homeland Security Expo at the Omni Shoreham Hotel in Northwest Washington, DC. Much of the four-day event focuses on border and martitime security. Details at http://www.homelandsecurityexpo.com/Default.aspx

October 17-18Military Reporters and Editors, an association of journalists who cover military affairs, will meet for two days in Washington at several locations. Defense compensation reform, women in combat, the Asia-Pacific pivot and sexual assault in the military will be among the topics discussed. Details at http://militaryreporters.org/2013/10/mre-annual-conference-agenda/

October 21-23 – The Association of the U.S. Army (AUSA) holds its annual meeting and expo at the Washington Convention Center. One of the biggest defense-related expos in the U.S. – if not the world – AUSA will have speeches and briefings by Army leaders and two floors of exhibits by contractors, manufacturers and suppliers. Details at http://ausameetings.org/annual/


Entry filed under: Counter Insurgency, Counter Terrorism, Disaster Relief, Homeland Security, International Relief, National Security and Defense, Peacekeeping, Skills and Training, Technology, Unmanned Systems, Weaponry and Equipment.

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