Navy SEAL admiral, former Senator headline FOSE tradeshow

The 2012 FOSE Conference and Exposition today announced its initial keynote speakers.

Retired Adm. Eric Olson, former commander of the U.S. Special Operations Command and a four-star Navy SEAL admiral, will present "Using Technology to Empower the New Fighter Warrior: Lessons from the ‘Bull Frog’ SEAL Commander."

George Mitchell, former Obama administration special envoy for the Middle East and former Senate majority leader, will address "Turmoil in the Middle East: What it Means for American Security."

Tom Koulopoulos, author of The Innovation Zone and founder of the Boston-based Delphi Group, will present “Futuretech: Its Impact on Your Enterprise and Your Life.”

FOSE will take place April 3-5, 2012, at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center in Washington, D.C.

Additional keynotes, which are open to all registered attendees, as they are confirmed.

FOSE is produced by the Government Events Group of 1105 Media Inc., which also owns Washington Technology.

To access the full FOSE program agenda, visit

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David Hubler is the former print managing editor for GCN and senior editor for Washington Technology. He is freelance writer living in Annandale, Va.

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