Washington, DC, October 18, 2012 --(PR.com
)-- In less than two weeks DSI’s SOF Symposium will convene the most senior leaders of the Special Operations community in Alexandria, VA. The event comes at a critical time for the Special Operations and Low Intensity Conflict officials as forces continue to be present in complex environments.
The event will be a comprehensive, whole-of-government approach to national security with a focus on the new roadmap for SOF priorities and Deterring, Disrupting, and Defeating Transnational Terrorist Organizations.
The symposium will provide valuable information on efforts from the policy, intelligence, and operational communities on how future operations will be conducted and the capabilities necessary to function most effectively in the current and predicted future geopolitical landscapes. Request your copy of the agenda by visiting the website at http://sof.dsigroup.org
DSI has developed an unparalleled two-day symposium with organizations responsible for conducting special operations through both “direct action” and “indirect action” face a growing list of emerging challenges.
Confirmed SOF Symposium Speakers Include:
*The Honorable Michael Sheehan, Assistant Secretary of Defense for Special Operations and Low Intensity Conflict
*The Honorable Andrew Shapiro, Assistant Secretary of State for Political Military Affairs
*VADM Robert Harward, USN, Deputy Commander, United States Central Command
*LTG Charles Cleveland, USA, Commanding General, US Army Special Operations Command
*Ambassador James Jeffrey, Visiting Fellow, Washington Institute, US Ambassador to Iraq (2010-2012)
*MAJGEN Timothy McOwan, AO, DSC, CSM, Head, Australian Defence Staff (Washington) and Australian Defence Attaché, Former Commander, Special Operations Command Australia
*MG Jeffrey Schloesser, USA (Ret), Commanding General, 101st Airborne Division & Afghanistan RC-East and former Deputy Director, National Counterterrorism Center (for Strategic Operational Planning)
*Linda Robinson, Adjunct Senior Fellow for US National Security and Foreign Policy, Council on Foreign Relations
Learn More at sof.dsigroup.org