Community Events

Intelligence Reform and Counterterrorism after a Decade:  Are We Smarter and Safer?

October 16 - 18, 2014
University of Texas-Austin

It has been a decade since the Intelligence Reform and Terrorism Prevention Act of 2004 ushered in a sweeping reorganization of the U.S. intelligence community, creating the Office of the Director of National Intelligence and the National Counterterrorism Center. In partnership with the Intelligence and National Security Alliance, the Clements Center and Strauss Center will host the multi-day gathering on “Intelligence Reform and Counterterrorism after a Decade: Are We Smarter and Safer?” The conference will examine lessons that have been learned and the challenges that lie ahead.

SAP NS2 Solutions Summit

Thursday, October 30, 2014
Fairview Park Marriott, Falls Church, VA

We invite you to join us on Thursday, October 30, 2014 at the Fairview Park Marriott in Falls Church, Virginia, for The SAP NS2 Solutions Summit 2014 –Decoding the new era of U.S. National Security. Full event information including confirmed panelists can be viewed here.

SINET Showcase 2014 “Highlighting & Advancing Innovation”

December 3 - 4 2014  
The National Press Club, Washington D.C.

SINET's objective is to increase awareness of innovative solutions that may lead to an investment in, or the purchase of, advanced technologies that will help secure our nation’s critical infrastructure and command-and-control systems. Please visit to apply to be selected to showcase your innovative solution in front of 300 to 400 buyers, builders, researchers & investors. Deadline to apply to be selected as a SINET 16 Innovator is August 29th. 

Community News

URS’s Jill Bruning Shares Insight on STEM Education and Women in the Workforce

(August 25, 2014, WashingtonExec)

As a seasoned executive in the federal contracting space, URS General Manager of Global Security Services Jill Bruning is particularly well-positioned to offer insight on the changing landscape. She offered WashingtonExec her market insight as to where she sees the Intelligence Community (IC) headed over the next couple years as well as how she is seeing predictions when we spoke with her recently.