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Education and Professional Development Colloquium

16-17 April 2019 
Lockheed Martin Global Vision Center
2121 Crystal Dr.
Arlington, VA 22202


The Education and Professional Development Colloquium is an annual event designed to bring together students, junior analysts, and senior professionals to provide mentoring and professional development opportunities.  

Theme and speaker information coming soon!

EPD includes:

  • Richard E. Rosenthal Student Competition
    An intercollegiate competition of quick turn analysis and student presentations on complex National Security issues.
  • Student Academic Work Poster Competition
    Students prepare visual presentations of their project work and answer questions "on their feet."
  • Speed Mentoring Sessions
    Active analysts serve as mentors to young analysts and students in quick round-robin format.
  • Young Analyst Panel discussion
    Newly employed analysts talk about their journey from academia to industry or government service.
  • Student Presentation Opportunity
    An opportunity for students to showcase and explain their research, build their presentation skills and scholarship.



There is no cost to attend this educational event. However, we ask you to please register in order for us to have an accurate count of attendees. 


Hyatt Regency Crystal City
2799 Jefferson Davis Highway
Arlington, VA 22202

The Hyatt Regency Crystal City is holding a limited block of rooms under the per diem rate of $251, not including any applicable taxes. Reservations must be made by 28 March and may sell out before. Visit the hotel link or call (800) 233-234 to book your hotel room and reference "MORS" to receive the group rate. Parking is $40 per night. 

Event Contacts

Event Content:
Ms. Liz Marriott at liz.marriott@mors.org or (703) 933-9071

Ms. Shelbie Jenkins at shelbie.jenkins@mors.org or (703) 933-9072

Ms. Tina Yan at tina.yan@mors.org or (703) 933-9076

MORS Government Sponsors