Amphibious Capabilities & The Asia Pacific
Please join the International Security Program at CSIS for conference on U.S., allied, and partner amphibious capabilities in the Asia Pacific region. Senator Dan Sullivan will provide a keynote address on the importance of the region to the United States to set the scene for the following panel discussion. The following panel will discuss the types and kinds of Marine Corps and amphibious capabilities needed to meet this region's challenges. The panel will also consider how allied and partner capabilities affect this calculus. A light breakfast and lunch will be provided.
Registration and Breakfast
8:30 a.m. - 9:00 a.m.
Keynote Address on the Significance of the Asia Pacific
9:00 a.m. - 10:00 a.m.
The Honorable Dan Sullivan
United States Senator for Alaska
Dr. Michael J. Green
Senior Vice President for Asia and Japan Chair
Panel Discussion on Amphibious Capabilities in the Asia Pacific
10:15 a.m. - 11:45 a.m.
LtGen Thomas Conant, USMC, Ret.
Former Deputy Commander, U.S. Pacific Command
Dr. Mara E. Karlin
Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for Strategy and Force Development
Dr. Eric Labs
Senior Analyst for Naval Weapons and Forces
Congressional Budget Office
Mark F. Cancian
Senior Adviser, International Security Program
Open Discussions and Lunch
11:45 a.m. - 12:30 p.m