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RSA Federal Summit
RSA FEDERAL SUMMIT
January 24-24, 2019
This educational, one-day symposium, which is free to government and academia, will discuss the latest cybersecurity developments within the Federal government, featuring thought leaders and subject matter experts from numerous agencies.

Government Anti-Fraud Summit
GOVERNMENT ANTI-FRAUD SUMMIT
January 30-31, 2019
The Government Anti-Fraud Summit offers non-technical yet practical information for government professionals looking to combat abuse, waste, and fraud. Learn practices and techniques for improving internal controls, quickly identifying misuse, and strategic actions for improving program integrity.

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EVENTS

RSA Federal Summit
RSA FEDERAL SUMMIT
January 24-24, 2019
This educational, one-day symposium, which is free to government and academia, will discuss the latest cybersecurity developments within the Federal government, featuring thought leaders and subject matter experts from numerous agencies.

The EU and the future of international investment law and arbitration
THE EU AND THE FUTURE OF INTERNATIONAL INVESTMENT LAW AND ARBITRATION
January 31-31, 2019
The 2019 Annual Conference will take stock of these developments by discussing the EU's external investment policy generally, by focusing specifically on the EU's approach towards Asia and by analyzing the EU's impact on the ECT. In addition, a high profile key-note speaker will address ...