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2024 Agenda At-A-Glance

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2024 Agenda At-A-Glance

MONDAY, 6 MAY 2024

Industry Sessions


There will be a variety of Industry-focused sessions, including a SOF AT&L Intro, SBIR and 1-on-1s, SOFWERX briefing, and more.

Sessions will run from 1150 - 1700.

More details are available on the full agenda.

The Honor Foundation Transition Seminar

The SOF for Life Transition Seminar hosted by the Honor Foundation is open to SOF and SOF enablers transitioning or recently transitioned from Active Duty Service. 

The Seminar will be held May 6, 2024 from 0900 - 1600.

Global SOF 10th Anniversary Reception

The SOF Week co-sponsors at the Global SOF Foundation will host their 10th Anniversary Reception on May 6, 2024, at Sparkman Wharf from 1800 - 2100.   

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TUESDAY, 7 MAY 2024

Conference Sessions

The SOF Week Conference will be in full swing! It includes General Interest, Industry, and Professional Development sessions.

  • 0830 1410: General Symposium
  • 1015 - 1600: Professional Development Sessions
  • 1130 - 1645: Industry Sessions

More details are available on the full agenda.

Exhibition Hall 

This year, SOF Week will have two Exhibition Halls!  They will be held in the JW Marriott and the Tampa Convention Center.

  • 1000 - 1700: JW Marriott Exhibition Halls Open
  • 1000 - 1700: Tampa Convention Center Exhibition Halls Open

Click below for the Exhibition Hall floor plan.

Floor Plan

 

SOF Week Exhibition Capabilities Demonstrations

Attendees will have the opportunity to see capability demonstrations outside of the Tampa Convention Center in Tampa Bay from selected industry vendors. 

Demonstrations will take place in The Docks and The Keyhole, from 1000 - 1130 and 1400 - 1530.

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Networking Events

Join us for Networking events at SOF Week:

  • 0730 - 0830: Networking Continental Breakfast (Full Conference Attendees Only)
  • 1530 - 1700: Exhibit Hall Networking Reception at the JW Marriott Exhibition Hall (Open to ALL SOF Week attendees.)

Additional Events

Tuesday will kick off a variety of additional events, to include concerts, fundraisers, networking, and happy hours.

Visit the Affiliate Events page to learn more.

AFFILIATE EVENTS

WEDNESDAY, 8 MAY 2024

Conference Sessions

The SOF Week Conference continues! It includes General Interest, Industry, and Professional Development sessions.

  • 0845 - 1730: Industry Sessions
  • 0855 - 1135: General Symposium
  • 1000 - 1645: Professional Development Sessions

More details are available on the full agenda.

 

Exhibition Hall Open

This year, SOF Week will have two Exhibition Halls!  They will be held in the JW Marriott and the Tampa Convention Center.

  • 1000 - 1700: JW Marriott Exhibition Halls Open
  • 1000 - 1700: Tampa Convention Center Exhibition Halls Open

Click below for the Exhibition Hall floor plan.

Floor Plan

SOF Week Exhibition Capabilities Demonstrations

Attendees will have the opportunity to see capability demonstrations outside of the Tampa Convention Center in Tampa Bay from selected industry vendors. Don’t miss out on these demonstrations. 

 

Demonstrations will take place in The Docks and The Keyhole.

SUBMIT YOUR DEMO IDEA

Networking Events

Networking Opportunities:

  • 0800 - 0855: Networking Continental Breakfast (Full Conference Attendees Only)
  • 1500 - 1700: SOF Community Corridor Networking Reception
  • 1530 - 1700: Exhibit Hall Networking Reception at the Tampa Convention Center

Both afternoon receptions are open to ALL SOF Week attendees. 

Additional Events:

Wednesday will feature a variety of additional events, please check our Affiliate Events page for more information:

Affiliate Events

 

 

 

USSOCOM Capabilities Demonstration

A live USSOCOM capabilities demonstration showcasing various capabilities is executed through the collaboration of Special Operations Forces from 10 different nations.

  • 1200 - 1300: 

    Space in the viewing locations for this Capabilities Demonstration is first-come, first-served and will go QUICKLY!

    We recommend viewing from anywhere on the Riverwalk, designated areas on the Harbor Island Bridge, venues such as Jackson's and American Social on Harbor Island, or higher vantage points such as the Marriott Water Street Pool. There will also be invite-only hosted viewing opportunities in the waterfront hospitality suites on the 3rd and 4th floors of the Tampa Convention Center.

    This event will also be livestreamed (with narration) through the SOF Week App!

 

 

THURSDAY, 9 MAY 2024

Conference Sessions

The final day of the SOF Week Conference features General Interest, Industry, and Professional Development sessions!

  • 0900 - 1145: General Symposium
  • 1000 - 1445: Professional Development Sessions
  • 1000 - 1130: Industry Sessions

More details are available on the full agenda.

 

Exhibition Hall Open

The SOF Week Exhibition Hall will officially open from 1000 - 1500. Don't miss your last chance to meet with exhibitors!

Click below for the Exhibition Hall floor plan.

Floor Plan

Networking Events

Networking Opportunities:

  • 0800 - 0855: Networking Continental Breakfast (Full Conference Attendees Only)

USSOCOM Awards Ceremony & Dinner

The USSOCOM Awards Ceremony and Dinner is a longstanding highlight of USSOCOM's annual conference.  It will take place from 1800 - 2200 at the Marriott Water Street Hotel.

**Requires ticket purchase during SOF Week registration.

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Testimonials

  • We are extremely excited to convene the community at SOF Week 2024. This convention for U.S. and International SOF will include a diverse slate of programs, to include professional development sessions, interactive discussions about the future of SOF, and an up-close view of some of the best tech available to our warfighters. GSOF looks forward to working with USSOCOM to make SOF Week 2024 an impactful event.
    Stuart Bradin
    President and CEO, GSOF

DISCLAIMER

Co-sponsorship of this event does not imply endorsement of GSOF, its services, or products by the United States Government, the Department of Defense, or U.S. Special Operations Command.