Re: Attention U.S. Activists: "Gathering of Spies" in May

JENNAFER WAGGONER (refugee@gte.net)
Mon, 27 Aug 1956 13:03:48 +0000


Peace through Reason wrote:
> 
> Washington Post
> Monday, April 13, 1998; Page F03
> 
> A Gathering of Spies (5/17/98, Marriott Tysons Corners)
> 
> Attention secret agents and James Bond wannabes. Mark
> your calendar for May 17, when spies, government
> intelligence workers and others who fancy themselves as
> cloak-and-dagger artists will gather at the Marriott
> Tysons Corner for OSS '98, the Global Intelligence
> Forum.
> 
> The four-day conference is being organized by Robert
> Steele, a former CIA agent who is president of Open
> Source Solutions of Fairfax. OSS hosts conferences
> designed to highlight the gathering of unclassified
> intelligence for commercial and government uses.
> 
> "Our conference is all the stuff you won't see at a normal
> business conference," promises Steele, who expects
> about 600 attendees from 40 countries. "It's the only
> place in the world where spies come in from the cold in
> public."
> 
> The cost of the conference is $675 for private-sector
> attendees, $475 for government workers and $375 for
> academics. There is also a special four-hour cram
> course for senior intelligence managers for $500.
> 
> Further information can be obtained from Steele at
> 703-242-1700 or at www.oss.net.
> 
> Just be sure to use a secure phone.
> 
> -- Tim Smart