U.S. INNOVATION COMPETITIVENESS SUMMIT - DAY 1: BOOSTING INNOVATION. 11:00am-3:00pm (EDT), LIVESTREAM. Sponsor: CSIS. Speakers: Dr. Walter Copan, Senior Adviser and Co-Founder, Renewing American Innovation Project, CSIS, former Director of National Institute of Standards and Technology; Dr. Lisa Cassis, Vice President for Research, University of Kentucky; Dr. Betsy Cantwell, Senior Vice President for Research and Innovation, University of Arizona; Dr. Kevin Gardner, Executive Vice President for Research and Innovation, University of Louisville; Erik Iverson, CEO, Wisconsin Alumni Research Foundation; Almesha Campbell, Assistant Vice President for Research and Economic Development, Jackson State University; Christina Orsi, Associate Vice President for Economic Development, University of Buffalo; Ian McClure, Associate Vice President for Research, Innovation and Economic Impact, University of Kentucky. Additional Speakers TBA.
FUTURE SECURITY FORUM - DAY 1. Noon-4:45pm (EDT), WEBINAR. Sponsor: New America. Speakers Include: Anne-Marie Slaughter, DPhil, CEO, New America, former Director of Policy Planning, U.S. Department of State; General John W. "Jay" Raymond, Chief of Space Operations, United States Space Force; Dustin Gard-Weiss, Deputy Director of National Intelligence for Policy and Capabilities, Office of the Director of National Intelligence; Sir David Omand, Visiting Professor, King's College London, Former Director, U.K. Government Communications Headquarters; Commander (ret) Theodore Johnson, DLP, 2017 Eric & Wendy Schmidt Fellow, New America, Director, Fellows Program, Brennan Center for Justice, Former Speechwriter to the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff.
RETHINKING AMERICAN GRAND STRATEGY. 4:00-5:30pm (EDT), ZOOM WEBINAR. Sponsor: Wilson Center (WWC). Speakers: co-author, Christopher McKnight Nichols, Director, Center for the Humanities, Sandy and Elva Sanders Eminent Professor, Oregon State University; co-author, Andrew Preston, Professor of American History and Fellow, Clare College, Cambridge University; Christian F. Ostermann, Director, History and Public Policy Program, WWC; Eric Arnesen, Former Fellow, WWC, Professor of History, George Washington University, Director, National History Center, American Historical Association; Julia Irwin, Associate Professor and Associate Chair of History, University of South Florida; Daniel Bessner, Joff Hanauer Honors Associate Professor of Western Civilization, Henry M. Jackson School of International Studies, University of Washington. PURCHASE BOOK: https://amzn.to/3sO8jC3