ISOA members work in fragile environments to reestablish stability, offering services that support the work being done by local entities in charge. Every year, we come together with top leaders and experts in the field to address our most pressing issues.
Washington, DC (PRWEB) September 07, 2017
When people are at their most vulnerable – due to war, political instability or natural disasters – the members of the International Stability Operations Association (ISOA) work side-by-side with governments and aid organizations around the globe to bring back hope.
ISOA members work in fragile environments to reestablish stability, offering services that support the work being done by local entities in charge. To do this, the workforce of our members face unique obstacles and great challenges.
Every year, our members come together with top leaders and experts in the field to address the most pressing issues they face in our Annual ISOA Summit:
The 12th Annual ISOA Summit is scheduled for October 17-19. The Welcome Reception will be held on Tuesday, October 17, from 5:30-8pm, at Clements Worldwide, East Penthouse, 1301 K Street NW, Washington, DC 20005. The general sessions will be held on October 18-19, 2017, at The Grand Hyatt Hotel, 1000 H St NW, Washington, DC.
Save $100, when you sign up by Friday, Sept 8! We invite you to join us by signing up here: http://isoasummit.net/registration/.
We also still have sponsorship and exhibitor opportunities available. Check here for more details: http://isoasummit.net/sponsor/ and join our great early Summit sponsors and exhibitors: KBRwyle, DynCorp International , MSA Security, GardaWorld, New Century US, Remote Medical International, Clements Worldwide, Deltek, The O’Gara Group, and Potomac River Group.
ISOA is the only association exclusively representing the stability sector – those companies and organizations whose work lays the foundation for long-term stability and growth in the world’s most unstable places – including logistics, security, transportation, administration, medical care and food service. Our organization provides member services focused on contracting, partnerships, regulatory and legal developments, research initiatives, policy movement, and anything else our members deem important.
Issues we will address at the Summit include: IDIQ Contracting for DOD, DOS, DHS, and USAID; Defense Acquisition Reform; Challenges with Homeland Security; Changes In U.S. Policy In Afghanistan; Afghan and Iraqi Unfair Taxation on US Companies; Women In Stabilization Leadership Roles; The Status of International Development; Lessons from the Peacekeeping and Stability Operations Institute (PKSOI); Human And Labor Trafficking; Operational Stress from Normal Stress to PTSD; New BD Techniques for Contracting and Procurement; The Role of Private Security Companies; Contingency Medical Operations; and Duty of Care.
Confirmed speakers include (with more to follow): Congressman Peter King (R-NY); Mr. Joe Theismann, former NFL quarterback, and national speaker; Mr. William Bryan, Under Secretary of Homeland Security for Science and Technology; Dr. Ronald Clark, former Deputy Under Secretary of Homeland Security for National Protection Services; Ms. Mina Chang, CEO of Linking The World; Mr. Gary Motsek, Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense (Program Support); Ms. Cathy Read, Director of the Office of Acquisition Management, US Department of State; Mr. William Flavin, Assistant Director, Peacekeeping and Stability Operations Institute; and Mr. Jamie Williamson, Executive Director of the International Code of Conduct Association