Strategic Leadership 2030: Transcending Challenges in a Time of Deep Change

Tuesday, April 24, 2018
0830-0900   Opening Remarks — Dr. Metz
Bliss Hall
0900-1015   Panel 1: What will it mean to be a leader in the new environment? What does the MacArthur, Marshall, or Eisenhower of 2030 look like? Does the USAWC construct of strategic leaders, theorists, and practitioners still make sense? What will strategic leadership demand in a "post truth" environment saturated with autonomous systems, pervasive transparency, and artificial intelligence?

Prof Chuck Allen (USAWC); MAJ Matt Cavanaugh, USA (Visiting Research Fellow at USAFA); Dr. Sarah Sewall (Johns Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies)

Bliss Hall
1015-1030   Break
1030-1200   Panel 2: Developing strategic leaders. How can the Army and the Joint Force find strategic leaders in expected and unexpected places? What does a war college look like in 2030? Are there even war colleges in 2030?

Maj Gen Mick Ryan (Commander, Australian Defence College); Dr. Rebecca Johnson (Dean, USMC War College); LTG (r) David Huntoon, USA

Bliss Hall
1200-1300   Lunch
1300-1430   USAWC Student Seminar Discussions
1800-2000   Reception
Off Post TBD
Wednesday, April 25, 2018
0830-0930   Speaker — AMB Victoria Nuland
Bliss Hall
0930-0945   Break
0945-1115   Panel 3: What is the professional ethos and ethic of 2030? What are civil-military relations like in 2030--will there be continuity, adaptation, or pathology?

Dr. Tony Pfaff (USAWC); Dr. Pauline Shanks Kaurin (Pacific Lutheran University); Maj Gen (r) Charles Dunlap, USAF (Duke University)

Bliss Hall
1115-1130   Break
1130-1230   Speaker — LTG (R) Mark Hertling
Bliss Hall
1230-1330   Lunch
1330-1530   USAWC Student Seminar Discussions