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

22-Mar-2017 through 22-Mar-2017

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)