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Global Security Forum 2012

April 11, 2012 • 12:00 – 5:45 pm EDT

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CSIS hosts the 2012 Global Security Forum. A forum on the top challenges facing U.S. and global security.

This forum is made possible with support from Finmeccanica

2012 AGENDA
April 11, 8:00 am to 1:45 pm

Plenary Session: 8:00–9:00 a.m.

Keynote Address

Admiral James A. Winnefeld Jr.
Vice Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff

Morning Sessions: 9:30-10:45 a.m.

I. Defense Planning under the Threat of Sequester

Sean O'Keefe,
Chairman and CEO, EADS North America and former NASA Administrator; former U.S. Secretary of the Navy

David S. C. Chu,
President and CEO, Institute for Defense Analyses and former U.S. Undersecretary of Defense for Personnel and Readiness

Gen. Ronald R. Fogleman (ret.),
former Chief of Staff of the U.S. Air Force

Gen. Peter W. Chiarelli (ret.),
former Vice Chief of Staff of the U.S. Army

Moderator:
Kim Wincup

Senior Adviser, International Security Program

II. Turkey-Iran-Russia: Dynamics Old and New

Zbigniew Brzezinski,
former National Security Advisor; CSIS Counselor and Trustee

Lt. Gen. Brent Scowcroft (ret.),
former National Security Advisor; CSIS Counselor and Trustee

Moderator:
Jon Alterman,

Zbigniew Brzezinski Chair in Global Security and Geostrategy, Director of the Middle East Program at CSIS

III. Unconventional Oil and Gas: Reshaping Energy Markets

Daniel B. Poneman,
U.S. Deputy Secretary of Energy

David Lawrence,
Executive Vice President, Exploration and Commercial, Shell

Michael R. Bromwich,
Former Director, Bureau of Ocean Energy Management, Regulation, and Enforcement, U.S. Department of the Interior

Edward L. Morse,
Managing Director and Global Head of Commodities Research, Citigroup, and Former Deputy Assistant Secretary of State for International Energy Policy

Moderator:
Frank Verrastro,

Senior Vice President and Director of the Energy and National Security Program at CSIS

Mid-Day Sessions: 11:00 a.m.-12:15 p.m.

I. Navigating the Geopolitics of the South China Sea

Carla Hills,
Chair and CEO, Hills & Company; Chair, National Committee on U.S.- China Relations; Former U.S. Trade Representative

Maurice R. "Hank" Greenberg,
Chairman and CEO, C.V. Starr & Co., Inc.

Admiral Joseph W. Prueher (ret.),
Former U.S. Ambassador to China and Commander of the U.S. Pacific Command

Moderator:
Ernest Bower,

Senior Adviser and Director, Southeast Asia Program

II. Scenario 2030: Is the U.S. Nuclear Industry Dying?

Lt. Gen. Brent Scowcroft (ret.),
former National Security Advisor; CSIS Counselor and Trustee

Mayo A. Shattuck III,
Chairman, President, and CEO, Constellation Energy Group, Inc.

Moderator:
John Hamre,

President and CEO, CSIS

III. Toward 2014: Afghanistan, Pakistan, and the U.S. Role in the Region

Anthony H. Cordesman,
Arleigh A. Burke Chair in Strategy, CSIS

Kori Schake,
Research Fellow, Hoover Institution, Stanford University

Amb. Ronald E. Neumann,
Former U.S. Ambassador to Afghanistan

Moderator:
Robert Lamb,

Senior Fellow and Director of the Program on Crisis, Conflict, and Cooperation at CSIS

Working Lunch Sessions: 12:30-1:45 p.m.

I. The Future of Special Operations: Proposed Changes in the Unified Command Plan

Gen. Peter Pace (ret.),
former Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff

Adm. Timothy J. Keating (ret.),
former Commander of the U.S. Northern Command and the U.S. Pacific Command

Adm. Eric T. Olson (ret.),
former Commander of the U.S. Special Operations Command

Moderator:
Rick "Ozzie" Nelson, Director,

Homeland Security and Counterterrorism Program and Senior Fellow, International Security Program, CSIS

II. Europe Economic Crisis and the Rise of Populism, Nationalism, and Extremism

Jim Hoagland,
Associate Editor and Senior Correspondent, The Washington Post

Christopher Caldwell,
Senior Editor, Weekly Standard

Chrystia Freeland,
Global Editor at Large, Reuters

Christian Wernicke,
U.S. Correspondent, Sueddeutsche Zeitung

Moderator:
Heather Conley,

Senior Fellow and Director, Europe Program, CSIS

III. Fighting a Cyber War

William Lynn III,
Former U.S. Deputy Secretary of Defense

Gen. James E. Cartwright (ret.),
Former Vice Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff; and Harold Brown Chair in Defense Policy Studies, CSIS

James Lewis,
Director and Senior Fellow, Technology and Public Policy Program, CSIS

Moderator:
John Hamre,

President and CEO, CSIS

Follow @CSIS_org on Twitter #GSF2012.

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John J. Hamre
CSIS President and CEO, and Langone Chair in American Leadership
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G. Kim Wincup
Senior Adviser (Non-resident), International Security Program
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Jon B. Alterman
Senior Vice President, Zbigniew Brzezinski Chair in Global Security and Geostrategy, and Director, Middle East Program
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Michael R. Bromwich

Michael R. Bromwich

Former Senior Adviser (Non-resident), Energy Security and Climate Change Program
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Frank A. Verrastro
Senior Adviser (Non-resident), Energy Security and Climate Change Program
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Robert D. Lamb

Robert D. Lamb

Senior Associate (Non-resident), International Security Program

Heather A. Conley

Ernest Z. Bower