The Changing Character of War?

Day 1 - Wednesday, April 26, 2017
0830-0845   Welcome and Administrative Remarks
Major General William E. Rapp
0845-0945   Keynote: The Changing Character of War
Opening Address: Sir Hew Strachan, Professor of International Relations, University of St Andrews
1000-1130   Technology Panel
Moderator: Professor Howard C. Taylor, National Security Agency Visiting Professor, U.S. Army War College

Panelists: Dr. Emily Goldman, Director of US Cyber Command / National Security Agency Combined Action Group; Dr. Robert W. Sadowski, Senior Research Scientist, Directorate of Research, Technology and Integration, U.S. Army Tank Automotive Research, Development and Engineering Center (TARDEC); Brigadier General Randolph J. Staudenraus, Director, Plan and Programs, Air National Guard Readiness Center
1300-1400   Keynote: The Changing Character of War
Military Address: Lieutenant General Kenneth F. McKenzie, Director, J-5, Strategic Pans and Policy, Joint Staff
Day 2 - Thursday, April 27, 2017
0835-1040   International Perspectives Panel
Moderator: Ambassador Daniel Shields, U.S. Army War College

Panelists: Dr. Graham Allison, Director of the Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs and Douglas Dillon Professor of Government at Harvard University John F. Kennedy School of Government; Major General Roger Noble, Deputy Commanding General (North) for United States Army Pacific; Mr. Leonid I. Polyakov, Chairman, Expert Council for the Center for Armament, Disarmament, and Conversion Studies (CADCS); Admiral Manfred Nielson, Deputy Supreme Allied Commander Transformation (ACT), NATO; Dr. Larry M. Wortzel, President, Asia Strategy and Risks, LLC
1100-1215   Social Change Panel
Moderator: Dr. Steven K. Metz, Director of Research, U.S. Army War College

Panelists: Dr. Christopher Preble, Vice President for Defense and Foreign Policy, Cato Institute; Mr. John Robb, Author, Militay Analyst, Contributor to “Global Guerrillas�; Dr. Tammy Schultz, Director of National Security and Joint Warfare and Professor of Strategic Studies at the U.S. Marine Corps War College
1330-1445   Strategy and Policy Implications Panel

Moderator: Dr. Antulio (Tony) J. Echevarria, Editor, U.S. Army War College Quarterly - Parameters

Panelists: Dr. Robert Johnson, Director of the Oxford Changing Character of War Programme; Dr. Sibylle Scheipers, Senior Lecturer in International Relations and Director of the Institute for the Study of War and Strategy at the University of St Andrews

1445-1450   Conference Closing Remarks