LTG William N. Phillips, Principal Military Deputy to the Assistant Secretary of the Army, to Deliver Keynote Address at IPOA Summit Dinner on Monday Oct. 18 in Washington, D.C.

Oct 15, 2010, 09:23 ET from International Peace Operations Association

WASHINGTON, Oct. 15 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- LTG Phillips, the Principal Military Deputy to the Assistant Secretary of the Army (Acquisition Logistics and Technology) and Director, Acquisition Career Management, will address the IPOA Annual Summit Dinner on Monday evening, 18 October.  The Summit is the premier event of the stability operations industry and the audience will include private companies, government representatives and NGOs, all gathered to explore issues related to contingency operations and peacekeeping.

In addition to LTG Phillips, the former Special Envoy to Northern Ireland Ambassador Mitchell Reiss and former CIA director General Michael Hayden will also be delivering keynote speeches to the Summit.

The three-day event takes place from Sunday, October 17 to Tuesday, October 19.  The opening night reception is being held at the Smithsonian American Art Museum and National Portrait Gallery. The conference itself is being held at the Ronald Reagan International Trade Center in downtown, Washington, DC.

The full agenda and details on attending are available on the event website at

IPOA's Annual Summit is proudly supported by Mission Essential Personnel, DynCorp International, International Relief & Development, EOD Technology, Inc., SOC LLC, SOS International, Triple Canopy, AECOM, Pax Mondial, Relyant, Caprock Government Solutions, CJ Coleman, and the Ronald Reagan Building and International Trade Center.

For more information about the event please call Melissa Sabin at +1 (202) 386-8481 or email

About IPOA

IPOA is a nongovernmental, nonprofit, nonpartisan association of service companies and organizations dedicated to providing ethical services to international peacekeeping, peace enforcement, humanitarian rescue, stabilization efforts and disaster relief.  Member organizations provide critical post-conflict services such as helicopters, heavy lift aviation, mine action, medical services, logistics, disaster relief operations, security sector reform, training, development and humanitarian security. The association was founded to institute industry-wide standards and a code of conduct, maintain sound professional and security practices, educate the public and policy-makers on the peace and stability industry's activities and potential, and ensure the humanitarian use of private services in support of international stability operations.

Contact: Melissa Sabin

Manager of Business Development

IPOA, The Association of the Stability Operations Industry

Washington, DC                                                                                                          

Tel: +1 (202) 464-0721


SOURCE International Peace Operations Association