The 85th Symposium will be held on 19-22 June 2017 in West Point, New York at the United States Military Academy.  This year’s sessions will be conducted at the classified and unclassified clearance level with FOUO options.  Corresponding portions of the Symposium are open to U.S. Citizens with or without a clearance and cleared “Five EYES” (FVEY) participants with some restrictions. 

The 85th Symposium will be larger than ever and will include 500+ sessions taking place in 33 Working Groups, 7 Composite groups, Distributed Working Groups, Special Sessions, Demos, Tutorials and CEU Courses over the four-day program.

The keynote for this years symposium will be Lt. Gen. Anthony R. Ierardi, Director, Force Structure, Resource and Assessment, J8.  For his complete bio, please click here.

Take advantage of this unique opportunity at the 85th Symposium to present your work and get valuable feedback from your colleagues across the National Security community.  The submission deadline is 10 March 2017.  MORS Service Sponsors are actively working on conference approvals for the 85th Symposium.  

Social Event at the 85th MORSS Include:

Tuesday 20 June
MORS Social featuring Prominent Exhibitors 
Location: Kimsey Center (Room overlooking the Army football field)
Time: 1600 – 1900

Please join your friends and colleagues for an evening of networking at Kimsey Center, West Point’s sports complex. MORS Industry Partners will be exhibiting at this event as well so be sure to stop by their tables and say hi. Bus transportation will be available at the conclusion of the event to return to the MORS contracted hotels.


Wednesday 21 June
Music Under the Stars Concert Series
Location: Trophy Point

We encourage all MORS participants to attend this public event at Trophy Point, a beautiful spot overlooking the Hudson River. Join us for good food, visiting with friends and live music performed by the West Point Band. Please check this website for more information as we get closer: Bus transportation will be available to return to the MORS contracted hotels.  


Payment Options Instructions

The "Invoice Me" option can only be used for the registration fee.  This option won't appear if you have social tickets, CEU courses or tutorials in your cart.  If you need assistance registering please contact Ms. Tina Yan at


Important Dates

1 December- Registration Opens

10 March- Deadline for Abstract Submission

17 March- Co-Chair Review Deadline

31 March- Chair Review Deadline

7 April- Selected Presenters Notified 

21 April- Chair Scheduling Deadline

28  April- Presenters Notified of Schedule

16 May- Regular Registration Ends

6 June- Deadline for Disclosure Forms

6 June- Deadline for Clearance & Visit Requests

12 June- Deadline to Pay Invoiced Registrations

Chair Information