Conference Speakers

Keynote Speakers

Secretary John F. Kelly

U.S. Secretary of Homeland Security

LTG H.R. McMaster

U.S. National Security Advisor

Featured Speakers

Loren DeJonge Schulman

Leon E. Panetta Senior Fellow, CNAS

Phillip Carter

Military, Veterans, and Society Program Director, CNAS

Prof. Zachary Shore

Associate Professor, Naval Postgraduate School

Toshi Yoshihara

Senior Fellow, CSBA

Karen Attiah

Global Opinions Editor, The Washington Post

Prof. June Teufel Dreyer

Professor, University of Miami, Coral Gables

Sen. Chris Murphy (D-CT)

United States Senator

Adam Klein

Robert M. Gates Senior Fellow, CNAS

Ben Wizner

Project Director, American Civil Liberties Union

Carrie Cordero

Counsel, ZwillGen PLLC

CDR Javier Gonzalez, USN

Navy Fellow, Johns Hopkins University APL

Dr. Jerry Hendrix

Defense Strategies and Assessments Program Director, CNAS

Dr. Mara Karlin

Lecturer, Johns Hopkins University SAIS

CDR Thomas Shugart, USN

Senior Military Fellow, CNAS

Dr. Erin Simpson

Founder and CEO, Archer Avenue Consulting

Dr. Graham T. Allison

Professor, Harvard Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs

Dr. Patrick Cronin

Asia-Pacific Security Program Senior Director, CNAS

Dr. Radha Iyengar

Senior Economist, RAND Corporation

JaRel Clay

Digital Content Manager, CNAS

Elizabeth Rosenberg

Energy, Economics, and Security Program Director, CNAS

Ellen Nakashima

National Security Reporter, The Washington Post

Hon. Michèle Flournoy

Co-Founder and CEO, CNAS

Ilan Goldenberg

Middle East Security Program Director, CNAS

J. Matthew McInnis

Resident Fellow, American Enterprise Institute

Jackson Diehl

Deputy Editorial Page Editor, The Washington Post

Jia Lynn Yang

Deputy National Security Editor, The Washington Post

Julianne Smith

Transatlantic Security Program Director, CNAS

Hon. Kelly Ayotte

Former U.S. Senator

Liza Goitein

Co-Director, Liberty and National Security Program, Brennan Center for Justice

Matthew Olsen

Co-Founder and President, IronNet Cybersecurity

Richard Fontaine

President, CNAS

Avril Haines

Former Deputy National Security Advisor

Harry Krejsa

Bacevich Fellow, CNAS

Robert D. Kaplan

Senior Fellow, CNAS

LTG (R) Mark Hertling

Senior Vice President, Florida Hospital Publishing

Dr. David E. Johnson

Senior Fellow, CSBA

Shawn Brimley

Executive Vice President and Director of Studies, CNAS

Robert Kagan

Senior Fellow, The Brookings Institution

Todd Harrison

Aerospace Security Project Director, CSIS

Jim Townsend

Adjunct Senior Fellow, CNAS

Greg Jaffe

Reporter, The Washington Post

Prof. Rosa Brooks

Professor, Georgetown Law

Mackenzie Eaglen

Resident Fellow, American Enterprise Institute

Dr. Kori Schake

Research Fellow, Hoover Institution