Chantilly, VA (PRWEB) October 9, 2010
Mission Essential Personnel (MEP) today announced it will serve as the headline sponsor of the 2010 International Peace Operations Association Annual Summit held Oct. 17 - 19 at the Ronald Reagan International Trade Center in Washington, DC.
The summit will explore a variety of topics germane to work in conflict and post-conflict environments, such international standards and accountability, logistics and support in contingency operations, regional issues, regulatory evolutions in the industry, capacity building, and disaster response.
"We are honored to sponsor this year's IPOA Annual Summit," said MEP CEO Chris Taylor. "As a leading provider of language, intelligence support, and training and technical services, we are committed to supporting public discourse on how the private sector supports and interacts with international, government, non-profit, and military agencies."
Speakers on the summit's docket include:
- Ambassador Mitchell Reiss
- General Michael Hayden
- Dr. David Kilcullen
- Dr. John Nagl
- Dr. Jacques Gansler
- Sarah Sewall
"With presenters of this caliber and diversity, we are assured of intelligent, open, and thorough discussions on some very complex topics," Taylor said.
MEP is a global professional services company that provides human-capital solutions and program support to government and corporate clients. Currently, MEP is the US government's leading provider of translators, interpreters and cultural advisors, with more than 6,000 personnel in 13 countries across the Middle East, Africa, Asia and Europe. In addition to language services, MEP provides intelligence support, training and technical services to the US Department of Defense, intelligence agencies and international development organizations. Regardless of a mission's size or complexity, MEP finds professionals with the skills to support it.