Video On Demand

The FY2017 Defense Budget and Strategic Outlook

March 7, 2016 • 7:00 – 9:30 pm EST

A Defense360 Half-Day Conference

Please join the CSIS International Security Program for a half-day Defense360 conference on the recently released FY2017 defense budget request and strategic priorities. In the first session, Mike McCord, Under Secretary of Defense (Comptroller), Dr. Jamie Morin, CAPE Director, and Robert Scher, ASD for Strategy, Plans, and Capabilities, will discuss the president's FY17 defense budget and the strategic calculus behind it. This session will be followed by a panel of experts that will provide commentary and assessment on defense strategy, the budget and their connectivity.

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Featuring opening remarks at 9am by: 

Dr. John Hamre
CSIS President and CEO

With a discussion from 9am-10:30am among:

Mike McCord
Under Secretary of Defense (Comptroller) and Chief Financial Officer

Dr. Jamie Morin
Director, Cost Assessment and Program Evaluation

Robert Scher
Assistant Secretary of Defense for Strategy, Plans and Capabilities

Followed by a panel discussion from 10:30am-11:30am among:

Tina Jonas
Former Under Secretary of Defense (Comptroller) and Chief Financial Officer and Senior Adviser, CSIS

Andrew Hunter
Director, Defense-Industrial Initiatives Group and Senior Fellow, International Security Program, CSIS

Mark Cancian
Senior Adviser, International Security Program, CSIS

Shawn Brimley
Executive Vice President and Director of Studies, Center for a New American Security

Roger Zakheim
Visiting Fellow, American Enterprise Institute

Both sessions moderated by:
Todd Harrison
Director, Defense Budget Analysis and
Senior Fellow, International Security Program, CSIS


This event is made possible by general support to CSIS.

John J. Hamre
CSIS President and CEO, and Langone Chair in American Leadership
Tina W. Jonas
Senior Adviser (Non-resident), International Security Program
Todd Harrison

Todd Harrison

Former Senior Associate (Non-resident), Aerospace Security Project and Defense Budget Analysis

Andrew Philip Hunter