Major General Thomas Trask USAF
Major General Thomas Trask USAF
Director, Force Structure, Requirements, Resources and Strategic Assessments
U.S. Special Operations Command
Brigadier General Sean Mulholland USA
Brigadier General Sean Mulholland USA
U.S. Special Operations Command - South
Dr. Brian Maher SES
Dr. Brian Maher SES
Joint Special Operations University
 Dale Ormond SES
Dale Ormond SES
U.S. Army Research, Development and Engineering Command
Colonel James Cardoso USAF
Colonel James Cardoso USAF
Director, Global Mission Support Center
U.S. Special Operations Command
Brigadier General Clayton Hutmacher USA
Brigadier General Clayton Hutmacher USA
Commanding General
U.S. Army Special Operations Aviation Command
“Special operations forces exemplify the ethic of smart power -- fast and flexible, constantly adapting, learning new languages and cultures, dedicated to forming partnerships where we can work together,”Admiral William McRaven, Commander, U.S. Special Operations Command

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Special Operations Summit

December 09 - 12, 2013

Wyndham Tampa Westshore, Tampa, Florida

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3rd Annual Special Operations Summit:
Supporting the Mission of the Global SOF Warrior

Join more than 150 fellow Special Operations professionals from over 80 different organizations to discuss and identify opportunities to strengthen local, regional, and global trust through interagency and partner cooperation. This year’s main focus will be building and enabling a globalized Special Operations community in order to win the current fight. To view the 2013 Special Operations Program click here.

Benefit from the best opportunity of the year to:

  • Discuss current and future requirements and top priorities of USSOCOM
  • Identify new technologies and applications for SOF operators
  • Unwrap joint efforts with the shared goal of winning the current fight
  • Learn about the newest advancements and acquisition priorities in special operations technology given the constantly-evolving environment and priorities

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Why attend?

  • Discuss hot topics and understand the SOCOM 2020 roadmap
  • Network and exchange knowledge with Special Operations professionals
  • Meet distinguished military and government leaders, gain knowledge on how to address regional contingencies and threats to stability
  • Build new partnerships by attending our exclusive cocktail reception and networking breaks