Events

BENS hosts a wide variety of in-person and virtual events. Most events are only open to members.

MEMBERS ONLY – Trip to HSI

Located in Crystal City, VA and officially launched in 2019, the HSI Innovation Lab is the agency’s centralized hub for the development of new advanced analytics capabilities, tools and enhanced business processes for HSI. The Innovation Lab strives to create a framework to drive the development of innovative solutions for the agency by taking a…

Discussion on Information Warfare

Crescent Club of Dallas 200 Crescent Ct # 17, Dallas, TX

Please join BENS members and guests for a luncheon discussion on information warfare with Brian Murphy, former Department of Homeland Security Acting Under Secretary for the Office of Intelligence and Analysis and currently Vice President for Strategic Operations at Logically.  The US Air Force Air College defines Information Warfare as any action to Deny, Exploit,…

$60

Coffee Discussion with BENS DC Member Sam Meek, CEO & Co-Founder, Sandboxx and Tim Barrett, Assistant DNI, Strategic Communications

Sandboxx 4200 Wilson Blvd, Suite 500, Arlington, Virginia

Please join fellow DC Member Sam Meek, CEO & Co-Founder, Sandboxx for a coffee/breakfast discussion Thursday, February 23 with Assistant DNI, Strategic Communications, Timothy Barrett.  In this discussion, we will focus on strategic communication and information challenges for the intelligence community. Timothy Barrett transitioned from uniformed to career, civilian intelligence service in 2009, moving from…

Free

Luncheon and Discussion with MG John King

The Buckhead Club 3344 Peachtree Rd NE, Atlanta, Georgia

We are honored and excited to have Major General John King, USANG speak to our group on Thursday, February 23, 2023 from 11:30 am – 1:30 pm at the Buckhead Club (3344 Peachtree Rd NE, Suite 2600, Atlanta, GA 30326). Some of the topics MG King will discuss are an explanation and highlight of the…

$35

Discussion on Information Warfare

University of Texas Club 2108 Robert Dedman Dr., Austin, TX

Please join BENS members and guests for a luncheon discussion on information warfare with Brian Murphy, former Department of Homeland Security Acting Under Secretary for the Office of Intelligence and Analysis and currently Vice President for Strategic Operations at Logically.  The US Air Force Air College defines Information Warfare as any action to Deny, Exploit,…

$50

Discussion with General John “Jay” Raymond, USSF (Ret.)

BENS National Office 1030 15th St NW, Suite 200 East, Washington, DC

Gen. John W. "Jay" Raymond was the 1st Chief of Space Operations of the U.S. Space Force. As Chief, he served as the senior uniformed Space Force officer responsible for the organization, training and equipping of all organic and assigned space forces serving in the United States and overseas. As a member of the Joint…

Luncheon Discussion on America’s Nuclear Triad

Club Giraud 707 N. St. Mary's Street, San Antonio, Texas

America’s nuclear triad is a compilation of platforms and weapons, the three legs of the U.S. nuclear triad serve as the backbone of America’s national security. The triad, along with assigned forces, provide 24/7 deterrence to prevent catastrophic actions from our adversaries and they stand ready, if necessary, to deliver a decisive response, anywhere, anytime.…

$50

Luncheon Discussion on America’s Nuclear Triad

Houstonian Hotel, Club and Spa 111 North Post Oak Ln, Houston, Texas

America’s nuclear triad is a compilation of platforms and weapons, the three legs of the U.S. nuclear triad serve as the backbone of America’s national security. The triad, along with assigned forces, provide 24/7 deterrence to prevent catastrophic actions from our adversaries and they stand ready, if necessary, to deliver a decisive response, anywhere, anytime.…

$60

Spring BENS Dining Out

Blue Ridge Grill 1261 W Paces Ferry Rd NW, Atlanta, Georgia

Please join us for a BENS Southeast dinner event of good friends, good conversations, and good food. You and your spouse/significant other are cordially invited to the 2023 BENS SE: BENS Dining Out. We are proud to be able to continue this SE tradition with this much appreciated and anticipated event. This event will take…