Reforming the Security Cooperation Enterprise

Executive National Security Forum Series

The purpose of the “Executive National Security Forum” is to bring together current and former leaders from the defense community, Congress, industry, and academia to discuss and offer solutions to our nation’s foremost national security challenges. This installment will feature keynote remarks by VADM Joseph Rixey, USN providing a progress report on the Defense Security Cooperation Agency’s Vision 2020 reforms, followed by a panel discussion on emerging policy challenges and opportunities for the broader interagency governance of arms and technology controls and transfers.

Speaker and Presenter Information

Keynote remarks and conversations with:

  • VADM Joseph Rixey, USN, Director, Defense Security Cooperation Agency
  • Moderated by: Sydney Freedberg, Jr., Deputy Editor, Breaking Defense

Panel discussion featuring:

  • Dr. Evelyn Farkas, Nonresident Senior Fellow, Atlantic Council, former Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for Russia/Ukraine/Eurasia
  • Brigadier General Mark Kimmitt, USA (Ret), Defense Consultant, MTK Defense Consultants, former Assistant Secretary of State for Political-Military Affairs
  • Mr. Peter Lichtenbaum, Partner, Covington & Burling LLP, former Assistant Secretary of Commerce for Export Administration
  • Moderated by: Sydney Freedberg, Jr., Deputy Editor, Breaking Defense

Relevant Government Agencies

Air Force, Army, Navy & Marine Corps, DOD & Military

This event has no exhibitor/sponsor opportunities

Wed, Dec 7, 2016, 1:30pm - 3:30pm

Complimentary:    $ 0.00

Covington & Burling LLP
850 Tenth Street NW
Washington, DC 20001
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