Events

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

Discussion w/VADM William Merz

Conversation with Vice Admiral William "Bill" Merz, USN (Ret.), former 7th Fleet Commander and Director of the Undersea Warfare Division

$85

Dinner with Sarah Morgenthau

The Army and Navy Club 901 17th St NW, Washington, District of Columbia, United States

Join us for a conversation over dinner with Special Representative Sarah Morgenthau. Special Representative Morgenthau's leadership within the State Department's Office of Commercial and Business Affairs is pivotal in advancing trade, commercial, and economic policies to benefit American workers and communities.  Ms. Morgenthau will discuss how her team ensures that the private sector has a…

$100

Discussion on AI w/Hallie Stern – DALLAS

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

Luncheon discussion on how AI is changing the battlefield with Hallie Stern, Information Scientist at Terra Optica

$60

Discussion on AI w/Hallie Stern – AUSTIN

Headliners Club 221 W 6th St, Suite 2100, Austin, Texas

Luncheon discussion on how AI is changing the battlefield with Hallie Stern, Information Scientist at Terra Optica

$50

Lunch on the Law of Armed Conflict (HOUSTON)

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

Luncheon discussion on the Law of Armed Conflict with COL Geoffrey S. Corn, USA (Ret.), Director of the Center for Military Law and Policy at Texas Tech University. COL Corn will also share his perspective from his February 2024 visit to Israel.

$65

Luncheon Discussion on 9-11 (DALLAS)

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

Luncheon discussion on the events of 9-11 in Washington DC with Lieutenant General John D. 'Dan' Caine, USAF, who was a fighter pilot stationed at Andrews AFB that day.

$65

Lunch Discussion on Iran – DALLAS

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

Luncheon discussion on Iran with former Tehran Station Chief and Middle East expert Normal Roule

$60

Lunch Discussion on Iran – AUSTIN

Headliners Club 221 W 6th St, Suite 2100, Austin, Texas

Luncheon discussion on Iran with former Tehran Station Chief and Middle East expert Normal Roule

$50

Lunch on the Law of Armed Conflict (AUSTIN)

Luncheon discussion on the Law of Armed Conflict with COL Geoffrey S. Corn, USA (Ret.), Director of the Center for Military Law and Policy at Texas Tech University. COL Corn will also share his perspective from his February 2024 visit to Israel.

$50

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