Ethos and Profession of 
Intelligence 2017
Wednesday, October 4, 2017
Registration: 8:00-9:00am
Conference: 9:00am-3:45pm


This link will take you to the registration page on the ticketing system for Lisner Auditorium on the GW campus.  Please note that no promotional code is required in order to proceed with registration.

The Central Intelligence Agency and the George Washington University will co-host CIA's fourth public conference on national security, "The Ethos and the Profession of Intelligence," on the GW campus on Wednesday, October 4, 2017.
The full-day conference, themed "Achieving Strategic Advantage," will feature a panel of former CIA Directors and other panels that bring together a diverse array of leaders from the Intelligence Community, other government agencies, private industry, non-governmental organizations, and the media to give each participant - on stage or in the audience - new perspectives on global security and how the U.S. Intelligence Community can best serve the open society it defends.  

Panel topics at the conference will be:

Leading CIA: A Conversation among Former CIA Directors

Countdown to Crisis: Asia Pacific Insecurity and America

The Looming BioThreat: Perils and Promises of Biotech Innovation

Tectonic Shifts: Forecasting Conflict and Political Instability

Masking Unmasked: Conducting Espionage in a Transparent, Connected World

For more information about the conference, please contact the Center at or by phone at 202-994-2437.


Lisner Auditorium
The George Washington University
730 21st St. NW,  Washington, DC 20052