Forum Agenda

Location
JW Marriott, Washington, DC
1331 Pennsylvania Avenue NW
Washington, DC 20004

Date and Time
Monday, December 14, 2015
9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.
Networking reception to follow.


7:30-8:45 AM

VIP Breakfast

Honorable Robert Work, Deputy Secretary of Defense


9:00-9:05 AM

Welcoming Remarks

Shawn Brimley, Executive Vice President, Center for a New American Security


9:05-10:00 AM

Morning Keynote address

Honorable Robert Work, Deputy Secretary of Defense


10:00-10:40 AM

Future of U.S. Ground Warfare 

Shawn Brimley, Executive Vice President, Center for a New American Security


10:40-11:20 AM

Defense Innovation

Ben FitzGerald, Senior Fellow, Center for a New American Security
Paul Scharre, Senior Fellow, Center for a New American Security
Kelley Sayler, Associate Fellow, Center for a New American Security


11:20 AM-12:00 PM

Agenda for Defense Reform

Phillip Carter, Senior Fellow, Center for a New American Security
Katherine Kidder, Bacevich Fellow, Center for a New American Security


12:00-12:20 PM

Lunch


12:20-1:00 PM

Preserving the U.S. Military Edge

Jerry Hendrix, Senior Fellow, Center for a New American Security


1:00-2:00 PM

Afternoon Keynote Address

General Joseph Dunford, Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff


Networking reception to follow.