Annual Conferences

Bridging the gap between law and technology

The Space, Cyber, and Telecommunications Law team hosts an impressive lineup of the world’s greatest minds annually at conferences in Washington DC, Offutt Air Force Base,  Lincoln, Nebraska and at occasional events around the world. Explore our past conferences and learn about our upcoming events here!

conference programs:


Deterrence and Assurance Academic Alliance (DAAA) 2018 Symposium
Save the Date! The College of Law is honored to host the USSTRATCOM Deterrence and Assurance Academic Alliance (DAAA) 2018  Symposium at the University of Nebraska Lincoln, co-sponsored by the Political Science Department. This event will welcome student research, academics, strategists, and military officers to campus to discuss deterrence and assurance issues. More details coming soon. 
Dates: March 15-16, 2017

2018 Cybersecurity and Telecommunication Conferenc
Annually the program hosts a local conference on relevant telecommunications and cyber issues that impact our country, from a regional perspective. These conference target state and federal stakeholders and bring in interdisciplinary specialists. 
Date: The April 2018 date will be announced shortly. 


10th Annual Nebraska Law Space Conference in Washington DC
Our Annual Washington D.C. Conference was held on Friday September 15, 2017  at The National Press Club, "Outer Space as a Commercial Domain and Warfighting Domain: Emerging Issues In Space Law." This free conference would not be possible without the help of our Administrative Assistant Bambi King in Lincoln, Nebraska. An additional thank you to J.D. students Emron Mangelson and Ashley Fischer for logistical support before and after this event on site. 

Advanced Operational Law Conference
U.S. Strategic Command, in cooperation with the National Strategic Research Institute and the University of Nebraska College of Law, hosted the 2017 Advanced Operations Law Conference from 6 September to 8 September 2017. The Conference was held at the Dougherty Conference Center and in the STRATCOM Theater on Offutt AFB, NE. The ongoing conference objective is to share best practices on strategic level international and operational law, with a focus on the legal challenges facing current practitioners. The conference is intended to be a forum to discuss the evolving space domain, nuclear weapons, and to increase the understanding of potential adversaries and issues relating to the law of war. The conference will provide an opportunity to develop professional relationships with counterparts within the U.S. government and the wider academic community.