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2019 Intelligence Studies Project Symposium: Intelligence in Transition

2019 Intelligence Studies Project Symposium: Intelligence in Transition

Thursday, Mar 28, 2019   |   8:30 am - 3:00 pm   |  Etter-Harbin Alumni Center

The University of Texas at Austin's Intelligence Studies Project (ISP) hosted its fifth annual Intelligence Studies Project Symposium. This year's Symposium "Intelligence in Transition" featured a keynote address by the Principal Deputy Director of National Intelligence Susan Gordon. This event is co-sponsored by the Robert Strauss Center for International Security and Law, the Clements Center for National Security, and the LBJ School of Public Affairs.

AGENDA

8:30 am – 9:15 am | Arrival and Registration
 

SESSION I

9:15 am – 9:30 am | Welcome Remarks

Stephen Slick, Director of the Intelligence Studies Project

9:30 am – 10:45 am | Strategic Warning, with Opening Remarks by Amy McAuliffe, National Intelligence Council Chair

Moderator: Robert Hutchings, Walt and Elspeth Rostow Chair in National Security and Professor of Public Affairs at the LBJ School of Public Affairs
Dennis Wilder, Former National Security Council Senior Director for East Asian Affairs
Philip Bobbitt, Director of the Center for National Security at Columbia Law School

10:45 am – 11:00 am | Break

11:00 am – 12:00 pm | Law Enforcement Responses to New Threats, An Interview with John Demers, Assistant Attorney General for National Security, by Ellen Nakashima, National Security Reporter at The Washington Post

12:00 pm – 12:30 pm | Lunch

Buffet lunch provided for participants and registered guests


SESSION II

12:30 pm - 1:45 pm | Intelligence in Transition, Remarks by Susan Gordon, Principal Deputy Director of National Intelligence

Introduction by Admiral (Ret.) Bobby Inman, LBJ Centennial Chair in National Policy at the LBJ School of Public Affairs
Discussion moderated by Stephen Slick, Director of the Intelligence Studies Project

1:45 pm – 3:00 pm | Emerging Threats, Technology Challenges, and Institutional Change

Moderator: Robert Chesney, Director of the Strauss Center for International Security and Law 
Michelle Van Cleave, Former National Counterintelligence Executive
Matthew Travis, Deputy Director of the Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Agency
Samantha Ravich, Fellow, Foundation for Defense of Democracies 
Michael Daniel, Former Special Assistant to the President and White House Cybersecurity Coordinator
John Carlin, Former Assistant Attorney General for National Security

3:00 pm | Symposium Adjourns