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Presentation Highlights & Speakers
Interesting Political Times
By the time we meet in Colorado Springs, we will have endured even more
of our seemingly endless presidential campaign, but we’ll be closer to knowing
the outcomes for both parties. Against that backdrop, we will have several
fun discussions regarding American politics today!
Our Wacky Political System
Lt. Colonel Joseph Foster
United States Air Force
Americans love to complain about the government! Lt. Colonel
Foster, an Assistant Professor in the Political Science Department at the
United States Air Force Academy, suggests several sources for the general
public discontent, ranging from the original constitutional framework, to structural
characteristics of the federal government itself, to changing dynamics of the
American electorate. He also argues that, far from being a particular
phenomenon of the 21st-century, healthy (and unhealthy) debate about
politics is a consistent historical hallmark of the American political
The 2016 Roller Coaster Presidential Campaign
David Goch, Esquire
Webster, Chamberlain & Bean
We’ll follow up Colonel Foster’s presentation with insight from IHEA’s
legal counsel, David Goch, on his take on the most unusual election in American
history. Never one to stray from how he
really views things, this election cycle has perplexed even David Goch. Whether you agree or disagree, David always
provides food for thought. His 2016
election preview promises to deliver plenty of that!
Annual Economic Update
Chris Kuehl, Economist
Armada Corporate Intelligence
Chris serves as IHEA’s economist and is the author of our monthly Executive
Economic Summary Report and has been joining us for the past several years to
provide our members with an economic update and a peek at the future. He’ll share his thoughts on what transpired
in 2015 and provide a forecast of what’s to come throughout 2016. Always informative and entertaining, Chris
Kuehl’s is one of IHEA’s Annual Meeting highlights!
The TRUTH about Leadership!
CM Sergeant Bob Vásquez, Retired
United States Air Force
There are many things you’ve been taught about leadership, says CM
Sergeant Bob Vásquez, that are, to put it simply, WRONG! Leadership requires action: WRONG!
Leaders lead from the front:
WRONG! The truth about leadership
Chief Master Sergeant (Retired) Bob Vásquez is currently a Course
Director at the United States Air Force Academy’s Center for Character
Development, as well as an adjunct professor at the University of Colorado at
Colorado Springs. He is also an accomplished
author, musician, speaker, life coach, and mentor. However, the accomplishment of which he is
most proud is his family. You’ll be
intrigued by CM Sergeant Vázquez’s unique perspective on leadership.
Keeping Your Business Safe Online
James Moore, Moore ROI
If companies such as Target and Home Depot can become victims
to hackers, could yours be next? The news is constantly reporting that
companies are being hacked. Denial of Service (DoS), Man in the Middle,
HEARTBLEED, POODLE: what exactly are these attacks and what does being hacked
mean? Learn about what information hackers are looking for, and steps you can
take to help protect your business and yourself.
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