Military Strategy Forum: Admiral Robert J. Papp, Jr., Commandant of the U.S. Coast Guard

May 21, 2013 • 9:00 – 11:00 am EDT

Uncharted Ice: The U.S. Coast Guard's New Arctic Strategy

The Center for Strategic and International Studies presents a Military Strategy Forum on

Unchartered Ice: The U.S. Coast Guard's New Arctic Strategy 

a discussion with

Admiral Robert J. Papp, Jr.
Commandant of the U.S. Coast Guard


Heather A. Conley
CSIS Senior Fellow and Director of the Europe Program

Followed by Q&A with Admiral Papp, moderated by CSIS Senior Fellows

Tuesday May 21, 2013

Registration and Light Refreshments: 9:30-10:00 a.m.

Presentation and Discussion: 10:00 a.m.-11:00 a.m.

The Obama administration's recently released National Strategy for the Arctic Region focuses on the need to advance U.S. security interests in the region by "intelligently evolving our Arctic infrastructure and capabilities." Admiral Papp will discuss the Coast Guard's strategic vision for its future role in the Arctic and how it plans to address increased operational requirements and challenges in an era of limited budget resources. 


Pierce Ballroom, The Willard Intercontinental Hotel
1401 Pennsylvania Ave NW
Washington, D.C. 20004 

The Military Strategy Forum Series is Underwritten by Rolls-Royce North America 

G. Kim Wincup
Senior Adviser (Non-resident), International Security Program

Heather A. Conley