CSIS Global Strategy Institute First Anniversary Conference
"Scanning the Horizon: An Assessment of Critical Global Trends."
The CSIS Global Strategy Institute (GSI) marked its first-year anniversary on April 22, 2005 with a day of strategic insight and long-range considerations. In keeping with the mandate of the Institute, the conference, entitled "Scanning the Horizon: An Assessment of Critical Global Trends," highlighted the importance of long-term thinking on the looming challenges of the decades ahead.
It urged leaders to begin engaging these far-reaching issues through planning and preparation in the present. Erik Peterson, director of the CSIS Global Strategy Institute, remarked, "The message that I hope leaders come away with is that there is no excuse to allow an unwanted future to materialize."