Schedule

Day 1 — Future Scenarios: America and the Post-Pandemic World
17 Jun 2020

Future Scenarios: America and the Post-Pandemic World

To kick off the America Competes Summer Series, we’re inviting the CNAS community to participate in our Center-wide initiative on America and the Post-Pandemic World. Rather than just learning about...
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Day 2 — The Pitch: A Competition of New Ideas
24 Jun 2020

The Pitch: A Competition of New Ideas

This is the Center’s premier event to elevate emerging and diverse voices in national security. Selected applicants will make their pitch for innovative policy ideas to renew American competitiveness in front of a distinguished...
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Day 3 — Technology Competition: Contesting the Virtual Playing Field
15 Jul 2020

Closing the Deal: National Security and Investment Scrutiny

The United States and other major economies are enhancing investment screening and export controls in areas sensitive to national security. This mock White House meeting will weigh the economic and security...
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Is Seeing Still Believing? Synthetic Media and Illiberal Uses of Technology

This exercise will challenge the audience to spot the difference between real and synthetic media (digital forgeries). How will artificial intelligence (AI) enable media manipulation and advance illiberal uses of...
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Day 4 — A Deadly Game: East China Sea Crisis 2030
22 Jul 2020

A Deadly Game: East China Sea Crisis 2030

Play along as the CNAS Defense team and leading experts conduct a virtual wargame in the year 2030, exploring command and information concepts in a New American Way of War.