Technology…the Key to National Security Agency Success

    Date/Time
    Date(s) - 07/22/2018
    1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

    Location
    Old Bust Head Brewery

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    WHAT’S THE RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN OUR LEADING INTELLIGENCE AGENCIES AND
    ADVANCED TECHNOLOGY RESEARCH & DEVELOPMENT?

    ASK AN EXPERT HOW THIS WORKS IN THE CASE OF THE NATIONAL SECURITY AGENCY

    The Cold War Museum, in cooperation with Old Bust Head Brewing Company, invites you to attend a presentation by former NSA Deputy Chief Scientist John O’Hara on
    Technology…the Key to NSA Success
    For decades NSA has been at the forefront of developing and funding leading-edge technology in order to solve its unique problems. Dr. O’Hara will discuss and give examples of the tremendous areas of NSA research and development and how this technology has helped solve NSA problems. He will also give examples of how this technology has filtered into the private sector.

    Dr. John O’Hara has held many significant positions at NSA, including design engineer for special purpose systems, Chief of a major satellite program, Chief of all worldwide ELINT (electronic intelligence) programs, Chief of NSA Advanced Research, and NSA Deputy Chief Scientist. He has received many awards from NSA and from AOC, the major professional organization of those engaged in electronic intelligence and electronic warfare. His Air Force service was in the Strategic Air Command. Dr. O’Hara has an MS in Electronic Engineering from the University of Pennsylvania; his Ph.D in Electronic Engineering is from Catholic University of America.

    This is the thirteenth in a series of presentations sponsored by the Museum featuring expert eyewitnesses to, and other authorities on, significant Cold War and related events and activities. Presentations occur at the brewery or at the Vint Hill Craft Winery, followed by special access to the Museum (next door) with a tour for event participants.

    Date: Sunday, July 22nd

    Time: 1:00 PM. (Arrival at the brewery: 12:30-1:00 PM)

    Cost: $25, including the presentation; a $7 coupon toward a craft beer draft, Kombucha or other drink; a $10 contribution to the Cold War Museum; and special access to the Museum (next door) for event participants following the presentation. TICKETS AT THE DOOR, IF AVAILABLE, WILL BE $35.

    TICKETS AND DETAILED INFORMATION ARE AVAILABLE ON EVENTBRITE: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/the-national-security-agency-and-advanced-technology-tickets-47239610948

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