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Schedule of Events



*Schedule is subject to change as we continue to confirm our speakers' availability.

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Monday, 10 April

 

Time Segment Location

All Day

Delegate Arrival and Registration

Westin Hotel
1900

Meet & Greet Reception

Westin Hotel

Tuesday, 11 April - Day 1

 

Time Segment Location
0815

NAFAC Director Welcome
  -  Midshipman Charlotte Asdal, USN

Mahan Hall
0820

Welcome Remarks
  -  Vice Admiral Walter E. "Ted" Carter Jr, USN,
       Superintendent, U.S. Naval Academy

Mahan Hall
  0830

The LCDR J.J. Connell Opening Keynote Address
  -  Rear Admiral John Kirby (Ret), Former Pentagon
       Press Secretary; Former Spokesperson for the
       US Department of State

Mahan Hall
1000 Round Table Session 1 of 4 Various Yard
Locations
1200 Lunch
  -  Delegates: King Hall
  -  Speakers and Advisors: Naval Academy Club
Various
1315

Panel Discussion  --  Are We Actually in a New Era of
                                     Great Power Competition?


Moderator:
  -  Lieutenant Colonel Scott Cooper, USMC (Ret.),
       Director, National Security Outreach, Human
       Rights First


Panelists:
  -  Mr. William Ruger, Research Fellow in Foreign
       Policy Studies, CATO Institute

  -  Mr. Shawn Brimley, Executive Vice President and
       Director of Studies, Center for New American
       Security

  -  Brigadier General Pyo, Se Woo, Republic of South
       Korea Defense Attache to the United States

Mahan Hall
1500 Round Table Session 2 of 4 Various Yard
Locations
1730 Dinner Bo Coppedge Room
1930

Forrestal Lecture
  -  General John Allen, USMC (Ret.),
        Former Commander, NATO International Security
        Assistance Force and U.S. Forces in Afghanistan,
        and Former Special Presidential Envoy to the 
        Global Coalition to counter ISIL

allen

General Allen Biography

Alumni Hall

Wednesday, 12 April - Day 2

 

Time Segment Location
  0830

The Honorable Stanley W. Legro Address
  -  Dr. Kathleen Hicks, Senior Vice President; Henry A.
        Kissinger Chair; Director, International Security
        Program, Center for Strategic and International
        Studies

Mahan Hall
1000 Round Table Session 3 of 4 Various Yard
Locations
1200 Lunch Dahlgren Hall
1330

Panel Discussion   --       Other "Great Powers"
                                     Perspectives on this Rivalry


Moderator:
  -  Midshipman Charlotte Asdal, USN, NAFAC Director

Panelists:
  -  Mr. Jeffrey Rathke, Senior Fellow and Deputy Director,
       Europe Program, Center for Strategic and
       International Studies

  -  Dr. Michael Swaine, Senior Fellow, Asia Program, 
       Carnegie Endowment for International Peace  
  -  Dr. Alyssa Ayres, Senior Fellow for India, Pakistan, and
       South Asia, Council on Foreign Relations

Mahan Hall
1500 - 1700 Yard Tour
Yard Patrol Craft Underway

Yard
1800 Cocktail Hour Dahlgren Hall
1900 Dinner and Social Dahlgren Hall

Thursday, 13 April - Day 3

 

Time Segment Location
  0830  

The Honorable Robert H. Mckinney Address
  -  Vice Admiral James Foggo, III, Director, Navy Staff
       and Former Commander 6th Fleet

locklear

Vice Admiral Foggo, III Biography

Mahan Hall
1000

Panel Discussion  --  Technology and Cyber Competition

Moderator:
  -  Captain Bill Ostendorff, USN (Ret.), USNA Class of 1960
       Distinguished Visiting Professor

Panelists:
  -  Brigadier General Greg J. Touhill, USAF (Ret.), First
       Federal Chief of Information Security Officer
  -  Mr. August Cole, Senior Fellow Atlantic Council,
       Co-author of Ghost Fleet
  -  Dr. Nicol Turner-Lee, Fellow, Center for Technology
       and Innovation, Brookings Institute

Mahan Hall
1200 Lunch
  -  Delegates: Dahlgren Hall
  -  Speakers and Advisors: Alumni Hall
Various
1330

Round Table Session 4 of 4

Various Yard
Locations
1515

Visit to Midshipmen Store

Midshipmen Store
1615

Free Time in Annapolis

Various
1900

Concluding Banquet and Distinguished Speaker,
 
-  Admiral Samuel J. Locklear, USN (Ret.),
       Former PACOM Commander

locklear

Admiral Locklear Biography

Pusser's Caribbean
Grille Restaurant
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