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Space Security: Issues for New Admin (CSIS), Mar 2017, DC

UPDATED March 19 with additional speakers.

The Prague Security Studies Institute (PSSI), in partnership with the Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS), will hold a conference on March 22, 2017 on “Space Security: Issues for the New U.S. Administration.”  The conference is at CSIS’s offices, 1616 Rhode Island Ave, NW, Washington, DC from 8:30 am – 4:45 pm ET.  This is the fourth in an annual series of conferences.

Details are on the CSIS website.   The event will be livestreamed.

The list of 24 confirmed speakers includes experts from —

  • PSSI and CSIS  — John Hamre; Roger Robinson, Jr.; Jana Robinson; Thomas Karako; Todd Harrison; Andrew Hunter; and Zack Cooper
  • U.S. military –U.S. Strategic Command (former commander Gen. Robert Kehler, Ret., and current Deputy Commander Vice Adm. Charles Richard) and Missile Defense Command (Deputy Director Rear Adm. John Hill)
  • Congress — Rep. Jim Bridenstine (R-OK)
  • Academia — George Washington University’s Space Policy Institute (Scott Pace and Pete Hays) and Hokkaido University, Japan (Kazuto Suzuki)
  • Foreign governments/agencies — Japanese Embassy Political Counselor Shuji Maeda, French Embassy Air Ataché Col. Gérard Laborie, and the European Space Agency’s Claes Hansen
  • Non-profit — Secure World Foundation (Victoria Samson and Brian Weeden)
  • FFRDCs —  IDA Science and Technology Policy Institute (Bhayva Lal) and MITRE (William LaPlante) and
  • U.S. industry — Blue Origin (Brett Alexander), Analytical Graphics (Travis Langster), Aerojet Rocketdyne (John Schumacher)


March 22, 2017
12:00 am