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2017 Special Operations Policy Forum and Reception

November 15, 2017 @ 11:45 am - 9:00 pm

2017 Special Operations Policy Forum and Reception

For our 4th Annual National Capital Region event, we are changing things up! This is an annual event that historically brings in over 300 attendees to include Congressional Staffers, USSOCOM Acquisition Experts, Defense Attachés, and Industry representatives.

New this year, GSF has partnered with the New America, the University of Texas, and Arizona State University to host a half-day seminar on US SOF posture prior to the evening reception.  This event will be by invitation only, and convenes senior US government leaders to discuss SOF-focused policies. You can see the full agenda here.

2017 Special Operations Policy Forum and ReceptionThe follow-on evening reception will be open to anyone that registers, and typically includes representatives from over 20 foreign embassies. Unfortunately, ADM (Ret.) William McRaven is no longer able to join us as our keynote speaker; however, we are honored that LTG Michael Nagata, Director of Strategic Operational Planning at the U.S. National Counterterrorism Center, will provide remarks in his stead.

– 11:45 – 5:00 PM:  Seminar at New America (Invitation Only)
– 6:00 – 9:00 PM:  Reception at Capital Hilton

Register for this FREE event!

Event Prospectus

We’re happy to provide sponsorship opportunities for this event, which will take place at a top-of-the-line venue in the heart of our Nation’s Capital.

Thank you to the Policy Forum Sponsors:

Thank you to the Reception Sponsors:



November 15, 2017
11:45 am - 9:00 pm