Deterrence Symposium Agenda

7:00 AM - 8:00 AM

SYMPOSIUM CHECK-IN AND BREAKFAST

8:00 AM - 8:05 AM

OPENING REMARKS

Rear Admiral Thomas Buchanan, Director of Plans & Policy, U.S. Strategic Command

8:05 AM - 8:15 AM

WELCOMING REMARKS: Commander's Assessment

General Anthony Cotton, Commander, U.S. Strategic Command

8:15 AM - 8:45 AM

KEYNOTE SPEAKER

8:45 AM - 10:00 AM

PANEL #1: Rules Based International Order

Moderator: Dr. Matt Kroenig, Senior Fellow, Atlantic Council, Scowcroft Center for Strategy and Security

Panel: 

The Honorable Mallory Stewart, Assistant Secretary of State for Arms Control, Verification, and Compliance

The Honorable Sasha Baker, Former Acting Under Secretary of Defense for Policy

Mr. Barry Pavel, Vice President and Director, RAND National Security Research Division; Director, National Defense Research Institute

10:00 AM - 10:20 AM

BREAK

10:20 AM - 11:35 AM

PANEL #2: Strategic Posture in a Multi-Actor Environment Discussion

Chair: The Honorable Madelyn Creedon, Strategic Posture Commission (SPC) Chair

Panel:

The Honorable Rose Gottemoeller, SPC Commissioner

The Honorable Ms. Lisa Gordon-Hagerty, SPC Commissioner

Ms. Leonor Tomero, SPC Commissioner

Ms. Rebeccah Heinrichs, SPC Commissioner

11:35 AM - 11:55 AM

BREAK

11:55 AM - 1:00 PM

LUNCH

1:00 PM - 1:45 PM

KEYNOTE SPEAKER

1:45 PM - 2:15 PM

MEDIA ROUNDTABLE

1:45 PM - 2:45 PM

BREAKOUT SESSION: Psychological, Social, Political, & Strategic Factors in Decision Making

Dr. Rose McDermott, David and Mariana Fisher University Professor of International Relations at Brown University and a Fellow in the American Academy of Arts and Sciences

Dr. Paul Slovic, Co-founded the research institute Decision Research,  which recently merged with the Oregon Research Institute

Dr. Dan Post, Permanent Military Professor assigned to the U.S. Naval War College, Strategy and Policy department

BREAK

2:45 PM - 4:00 PM

PANEL #3: Political & Military Nexus of Nuclear Deterrence

Moderator: General (Ret) Kevin Chilton, President of Chilton & Associates

Panel:

General (Ret) Joseph Dunford, Board of Directors, Lockheed Martin

General (Ret) John Kelly, Former White House Chief of Staff

General (Ret) Chuck Jacoby, Board of Directors, Institute for Defense Analysis

4:30 PM

INFORMAL RECEPTION

Capitol District Courtyard

Annie's Irish Pub

7:00 AM - 8:00 AM

SYMPOSIUM CHECK-IN (AS REQ) AND BREAKFAST

8:00 AM - 8:15 AM

KEYNOTE SPEAKER: Welcome Remarks

Governor Jim Pillen

8:15 AM - 9:30 AM

PANEL #4: Beyond Nuclear Deterrence: The Role of Advanced Non-Nuclear Capabilities in Response to Adversary Threats

Moderator: Dr. Brad Roberts, Director of the Center for Global Security Research at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory

Panel: 

Dr. Andrew Reddie, Associates Research Professor, University of California, Berkeley

Dr. Jim Miller, Assistant Director for Policy & Analysis, JHU/Applied Physics Lab

9:30 AM - 10:30 AM

BREAK

BREAKOUT SESSION: Next Generation Panel

Betty Suh, Ph.D. Candidate, German Institute for International and Security Affairs

Jung Jae Kwon, Ph.D. Candidate, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

10:30 AM - 11:45 AM

PANEL #5: Assurance Challenges and Considerations

Moderator: General (Ret) Paul Selva, Chair of the Aerospace Corporation Board of Trustees

Panel:

Major General Nobutaka Minamikawa, Director J5 Joint Staff, Japan

Major General Oh, Chief Director of ROK Joint Chief of Staff CWMD, ROK
 

11:45 AM - 12:00 PM

BREAK

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

LUNCH

1:00 PM - 1:30 PM

KEYNOTE SPEAKER

General Charles Q. Brown, Chairman Joint Chiefs of Staff

1:30 PM - 1:35 PM

GENERAL LARRY D. WELCH DETERRENCE WRITING AWARD PRESENTATION

1:35 PM - 2:35 PM

BREAKOUT SESSION: Culture to Prevent Mirror Imaging

BREAK

2:35 PM - 3:50 PM

PANEL #6: Challenges with the Defense Industrial Base

Moderator: The Honorable Deborah Rosenblum, Acting Deputy Under Secretary of Defense for Acquisition and Sustainment (DUSD(A&S)

Panel:

The Honorable David Norquist, President and CEO, National Defense Industrial Association

Mr. Matt Bromberg, Corporate Vice President of Global Operations for Northrop Grumman

3:50 PM - 4:10 PM

CLOSING COMMENTS

General Anthony Cotton, Commander, U.S. Strategic Command

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