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Past Symposia

We take pride in sharing the accomplishments of our researchers and analysts each December at the annual LAS Research Symposium. Links to previous symposia are below.

2022 LAS Research Symposium

Academic researchers, students, government employees and industry professionals gathered for LAS’s first in-person symposium since 2019 to discuss solutions that could make analysts’ jobs easier and improve national security. 

2021 LAS Virtual Research Symposium

Despite our inability to gather in person for a symposium, this website provides you an opportunity to both learn about and connect with the research that LAS performed this year. Here you will find videos describing all of our unclassified research projects, as well as a portal to reach out to the researchers behind those videos.​ 

2020 LAS Virtual Research Symposium 

This website contains informative videos developed by our research teams and leadership, including:

  • Welcome – Director and Principal Investigator
  • LAS Overview – Deputy Director and Director of Programs
  • LAS Research in 2020 – Research Director, Mission Director, and Director of Programs
  • LAS Looks Ahead to 2021 – Director and Principal Investigator
  • 2020 Research Team Overviews – Research Team Leads
  • 2020 Research Project Highlights & Summaries – Academics, Industry Partners, LAS staff

2019 LAS Research Symposium

2018 LAS Research Symposium

2017 LAS Research Symposium