25th Annual SO/LIC Symposium & Exhibition

"Seamless SO/LIC: Government & International Partnerships, Supported by Industry, for Global Employment"

10 - 12 February 2014

Washington, DC


9th Annual SO/LIC Essay Contest

  • "The Use of Special Operations Forces in Support of American Strategic Security Strategies", Col Cory M. Peterson, USAF

Tuesday, February 11, 2014

Keynote Address: Enabling SOCOM Partnerships:

Panel 1: Regional Strategic Goals of SO/LIC Partnerships

Keynote Address: New Policy, Strategy, and Resourcing for Global Partnerships:


Wednesday, February 12, 2014

Keynote Address: Allies' View of Global Partnerships:

  • BG Aref S. Alzaben, Jordanian Special Forces, Deputy Director and Military Commandant, King Abdullah II Special Operations Training Center

Panel 3: International Perspectives on Partnership and the Global SOF Network Concept

  • BG Zakariyya Mansoor, Maldives Coast Guard, Commander, Central Area Maldives National Defense Force