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The 2013 Global Security Forum was held on Tuesday, November 5th, in the new CSIS headquarters located at 1616 Rhode Island Avenue, NW, Washington DC 20036.  Select the links below to find out more about each session and view recordings of those sessions.

2013 AGENDA
NOVEMBER 5, 8:00 am to 5:00 pm

Opening Session: 8:15-9:00 a.m.

Keynote Address

The Honorable Charles T. "Chuck" Hagel
United States Secretary of Defense

Morning Sessions: 9:30-10:45 a.m.

I. Can the United States Rebuild a National Security Consensus? 

David Ignatius
Columnist, The Washington Post

Mitchell Reiss
President, Washington College and
Former Director of Policy Planning, Department of State

Julianne Smith
Former Deputy National Security Adviser to the Vice President

Moderator:
Kathleen H. Hicks

Senior Vice President, Henry A. Kissinger Chair,
and Director of the International Security Program, CSIS

II. Finding a Surveillance Consensus Post Snowden?

Darren Dick
Staff Director, U.S. House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence

Elizabeth Goitein
Co-Director, Liberty and National Security Program, Brennan Center for Justice

David Grannis
Staff Director, U.S. Senate Select Committee on Intelligence

James A. Lewis
Director and Senior Fellow, Strategic Technologies Program, CSIS

Chan Park
General Counsel, U.S. Senate Committee on the Judiciary

Moderator:
Ellen Nakashima
National Security Reporter, The Washington Post

III. Has The Budget Crisis Shattered The Cold War Consensus On Defense Budgets?

Steven Cortese
Former Staff Director, Senate Committee on Appropriations

Jim Dyer
Former Staff Director, House Committee on Appropriations 

Charles J. Houy
Former Staff Director, Senate Committee on Appropriations

David Lyles
Former Staff Director, Senate Committee on Armed Services

Moderator:
David J. Berteau
Senior Vice President and Director, National Security Program on Industry and Resources, CSIS

IV. U.S.-China Economic Relations V.2.0?

Ambassador J. Stapleton Roy
Distinguished Scholar, Wilson Center, and former U.S. Ambassador to China

Charles W. Freeman III
Vice President, Rock Creek Global Advisors LLC

Christopher K. Johnson
Senior Adviser and Freeman Chair in China Studies, CSIS

Scott Miller
Senior Adviser and Scholl Chair in International Business, CSIS

Moderator:
Matthew P. Goodman
William E. Simon Chair in Political Economy, CSIS

Midday Plenary Session: 11:15 a.m.-12:45 p.m.

Geopolitical Implications of a Reconnecting Eurasia 

Zbigniew Brzezinski
Former National Security Advisor; CSIS Counselor and Trustee

Lt. Gen. Brent Scowcroft (ret.)
Former National Security Advisor; CSIS Counselor and Trustee

Edward C. Chow
Senior Fellow, Energy and National Security Program, CSIS

Christopher K. Johnson
Senior Adviser and Freeman Chair in China Studies, CSIS

Andrew C. Kuchins
Director and Senior Fellow, Russia and Eurasia Program, CSIS

Moderator:
John J. Hamre
CSIS President, CEO, and Pritzker Chair

Afternoon Sessions: 1:15 p.m.-2:30 p.m.

I. What Battlefield Lessons Have We Learned From Twelve Years of War?

Gen. James E. Cartwright (ret.)
Harold Brown Chair in Defense Policy Studies, CSIS,
and former Vice Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff

Gen. Ronald R. Fogleman (ret.)
Former Chief of Staff of the U.S. Air Force

Gen. Peter W. Chiarelli (ret.)
Former Vice Chief of Staff of the U.S. Army

Moderator: 
Maren Leed
Senior Adviser, Harold Brown Chair in Defense Policy Studies
and Ground Forces Dialogue, CSIS

II. Can a U.S.-Iran Deal Work?

Robert Einhorn
Senior Fellow, The Brookings Institution, and former Special Advisor for Nonproliferation and Arms Control, U.S. Department of State

Haleh Esfandiari
Director, Middle East Program, Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars

Al Hunt
Host, Political Capital with Al Hunt, Bloomberg Television,
and Columnist, Bloomberg View

Moderator:
Jon B. Alterman
Zbigniew Brzezinski Chair in Global Security and Geostrategy,
and Director, CSIS Middle East Program

III. New Energy, New Geopolitics?

Ivan Sandrea
Senior Partner, Ernst and Young London

Peter Tertzakian
Chief Energy Economist & Managing Director, ARC Financial Corp

J. Robinson West
Senior Advisor, IHS-Energy Insight and Senior Adviser,
Energy and National Security Program, CSIS

Moderators:
Sarah O. Ladislaw
Co-Director and Senior Fellow, Energy and National Security Program, CSIS

David Pumphrey
Co-Director and Senior Fellow, Energy and National Security Program, CSIS

IV. What Role Should Financial Power Play in National Security?

Ambassador Robert Kimmitt
Former Deputy Secretary of the Treasury and Ambassador to Germany

Daniel Glaser
Assistant Secretary of the Treasury for Terrorist Financing and Financial Crimes

David F. Gordon
Head of Research, Eurasia Group,
and former Director of Policy Planning, Department of State

Moderator:
Juan Zarate

Senior Adviser, Transnational Threats Project and Homeland Security and Counterterrorism Program, CSIS

Closing Plenary Session: 3:00-5:00 p.m.

A Simulated Crisis in East Asia

Richard L. Armitage
President, Armitage International, and former U.S. Deputy Secretary of State

James B. Steinberg
Dean, Maxwell School at Syracuse University,
and former U.S. Deputy Secretary of State

William J. Lynn III
CEO of Finmeccanica North America and DRS Technologies,
and former U.S. Deputy Secretary of Defense

John E. McLaughlin
Former Deputy Director of Central Intelligence
and former Acting Director of Central Intelligence

ADM Patrick M. Walsh (ret.)
Former Commander, U.S. Pacific Fleet

Ambassador Kathleen Stephens
Koret Fellow, Shorenstein Asia-Pacific Research Center, Stanford University, and former U.S. Ambassador to the Republic of Korea

Jim Shinn
CEO, Teneo Intelligence; Lecturer, Princeton University,
and former U.S. Assistant Secretary of Defense for Asia

Moderators:
Michael J. Green
Senior Vice President for Asia and Japan Chair, CSIS

Christopher K. Johnson
Senior Adviser and Freeman Chair in China Studies, CSIS

 


 

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