Forum on Innovation for Government Effectiveness at CSIS

WASHINGTON, January 23, 2013 – The Center for Strategic & International Studies (CSIS) Project on Prosperity & Development will host a half-day forum featuring Carly Fiorina, former President and CEO of Hewlett Packard, General James Cartwright, Harold Brown Chair in Defense Policy Studies at CSIS and Former Vice Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff and William Lynn, Former U.S. Deputy Secretary of Defense. The panels appear below.

Thursday, January 24, 2013
9:30 AM - 2:00 PM
B1 Conference Center
CSIS, 1800 K Street, NW, Washington, DC 20006

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Introductions by:
Carly Fiorina
Former Chairman and CEO, Hewlett-Packard and Co-Chair, US Leadership in Development, CSIS

Daniel F. Runde

Director, Project on Prosperity and Development and Schreyer Chair in Global Analysis, CSIS

Keynote Speakers:

General James “Hoss” Cartwright
Harold Brown Chair in Defense Policy Studies, CSIS and Former Vice Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff

William Lynn

Former U.S. Deputy Secretary of Defense

Panel 1:
Steven Kelman
Harvard University, and former Administrator, Office of Federal Procurement Policy, OMB

Stan Soloway
President, Professional Services Council
Steven Schooner
GWU Law School, and Co-Director of the Government Procurement Law Program

Moderated by:
Rhett Dawson
Principal, Ervin Hill Strategy

Panel 2:
David Zolet
Executive Vice President, Computer Sciences Corporation (CSC)

Richard Spires
Chief Information Officer, U.S. Department of Homeland Security
Stephanie von Friedeburg
CIO and VP for Information Management and Technology, World Bank

Elaine Kamarck

Lecturer in Public Policy, Harvard University

Moderated by:
James A. Lewis
Senior Fellow and Director, Technology and Public Policy Program, CSIS
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