Events



Future Events

2018 United States Strategic Command Deterrence Symposium
August 1 - 2, 2018 | Omaha, NE | La Vista Conference Center

USSTRATCOM’s ninth annual deterrence symposium will feature numerous U.S. and international speakers on strategic thought. The audience will include a wide array of government, military, academic, and industry experts in the field. Planning and coordination is ongoing. To attend, visit the symposium website for details and registration information.

2018 USSTRATCOM Experience Day
August 3, 2018 | Offutt AFB, NE | U.S. Strategic Command

“An Introduction to U.S. Strategic Command’s Missions, Capabilities & Operations.” This is an invite only event. For details of last year’s event click here.

Intelligence in Security Communities (ISC) Inaugural International Conference
September 28-29, 2018 | Bellevue, NE | Bellevue University

Registration is now open for “Shaping Intelligence Alliances in an Emerging Polycentric World of Asymmetric Information.” This two day event seeks to stimulate high quality dialogue between intelligence academics and intelligence professionals on bridging the gap between intelligence, security theory, and practice. Click here to review the event “call for papers,” abstract deadline has been extended to 15 July 2018. Click here for the conference announcement.

NATO System Analysis and Studies Research Symposium
November 13 - 14, 2018 | London, United Kingdom

NATO’s Science & Technology Organization (STO) is calling for papers that examine “Deterrence and Assurance within an Alliance Framework.” Findings are to be presented in London during this two day event. NATO STO seeks to gather information on the Alliance’s concepts of Deterrence and Assurance (D&A) so as to underpin new approaches to planning, education and training. This will enable comprehensive planning, execution and assessment of D&A activities, ensuring that the Alliance remains effective in the face of evolving threats. For more information refer to the call for papers here.


Past Events

2018 Deterrence and Assurance Academic Alliance Conference and Workshop
March 15 - 16, 2018 | Lincoln, NE | University of Nebraska – Lincoln College of Law
  

Thinking Outside the Silo: Creative Problem Solving in Deterrence and Assurance. The conference will feature several events to challenge the minds of aspiring deterrence and assurance practitioners. Panelists will present research findings organized around the following six themes: “Perceptions & Decision-Making,” “Cyber & Space Deterrence Challenges,” “Collective Security Solutions for Deterrence & Assurance,” “Cross-Domain Deterrence Considerations,” “Deterrence in the Middle East,” and “Deterrence & North Korea.” Other scheduled events include a 4-hour table top exercise (TTX), an evening reception, and overview of recently released U.S. national security strategic policy guidance.

2018 United Kingdom Deterrence and Assurance Academic Alliance Inaugural Conference
February 16, 2018 | London, England | King's College – Strand Campus

“Overcoming the Challenges of Coherent Deterrence” is the theme of the inaugural Deterrence and Assurance conference to be hosted by the United Kingdom's Defence Science and Technology Laboratory (dstl), a U.S. Strategic Command Academic Alliance partner. The one day event seeks to stimulate interest and growth in deterrence analysis, and to facilitate dialog between academia and Ministry of Defence UK to advance deterrence and assurance thinking, policy & strategy development, and research expertise. Coordinators for this event invite paper proposals on any aspect of deterrence in the 21st Century. Panel participants will be selected from among the submissions. For more information refer to the conference theme title hyperlinked above.

2017 United States Strategic Command Deterrence Symposium
July 26 - 27, 2017 | Omaha, NE | Century Link Center

The 2017 United States Strategic Command Deterrence Symposium was held on July 26-27, 2017 at the Century Link Center in Omaha, Nebraska. During the eighth annual two-day symposium, industry, military, governmental, international and academic experts held discussions to promote collaboration on global deterrence.

Panel discussions and keynote speakers from the symposium may be viewed here.

2017 Student Research Day at USSTRATCOM
May 8, 2017 | Headquarters, U.S. Strategic Command

The annual USSTRATCOM Deterrence and Assurance Academic Alliance (DAAA) Student research presentation day was held at U.S. Strategic Command on May 8.  Students from University of Nebraska Omaha, University of Nebraska Lincoln, University of Northern Iowa, and National Defense University presented their research addressing various deterrence and assurance challenges.  A full agenda with presenters' names and topic abstracts can be viewed here.

2017 Deterrence and Assurance Academic Alliance Conference and Workshop
March 9 - 10, 2017 | Omaha, NE | Creighton University

The 2017 Deterrence and Assurance Academic Alliance Conference and Workshop was held in Omaha, Nebraska on 9 - 10 March, 2017 at Creighton University. Participants examined the concepts and roles of strategic deterrence and assurance in a diverse, complex, and uncertain security environment.

2016 United States Strategic Command Deterrence Symposium
July 27 - 28, 2016 | La Vista, NE | La Vista Conference Center

The 2016 US Strategic Command Deterrence Symposium was held in Omaha, Nebraska on July 27 - 28, 2016 at the La Vista Conference Center. During the seventh annual two-day symposium, industry, military, governmental, international and academic experts held discussions to promote collaboration on global deterrence. Panel discussion from the symposium may be viewed here.

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