2018 Global SOF Symposium
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U.S. and international special operations leaders will gather on February 19-21, 2018 for an exclusive event to focus on strategic security issues, innovation, and relationship-building.

  • A full agenda featuring international thought leaders, technical experts, and transition education will provide attendees with a unique experience
  • Attendees include: active duty and retired military and police, government civilians, industry, academia, journalists, and non-governmental organizations
  • Previous year’s event attracted 400 attendees from 25 nations
  • New this year: an exhibit hall featuring cutting edge technologies (space is limited, so act quickly)

Confirmed Countries

  • Belgium
  • Brazil
  • Canada
  • Czech Republic
  • Denmark
  • Finland
  • France
  • Germany
  • Hungary
  • Iraq
  • Ireland
  • Israel
  • Italy
  • Korea
  • Lebanon
  • Lithuania
  • The Netherlands
  • Nigeria
  • Norway
  • Poland
  • Romania
  • Singapore
  • Slovakia
  • Spain
  • Sweden
  • Ukraine
  • United States

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2017 Symposium Highlights

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Quotes from Attendees

  • "I had more meaningful conversations with both government and industry than any other conference in the last few years."
    - Lori L.
  • "I attend a lot of these events, and yours was among the best... I believe your organization will prove to be one of SOF's most useful tools to both its members and the Command(s)."
    - Daniel M.
  • "A really great symposium -- better than last year, which means it will improve each year!"
    - Lance M.

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About the Global SOF Foundation

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The Global SOF Foundation (GSF) is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization that serves as the only professional association for the global special operations community with members from over 55 countries. Its mission is to build and grow an international SOF network of military, government, commercial, and educational stakeholders in order to advance SOF capabilities and partnerships.

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