FY 2020 Seminar Schedule

Public Policy Seminars


Capitol Hill Workshop

Partisan Politics, Leadership and New National Security Challenges

  • September 15-17, 2020

White House Workshop

Presidential Politics, DOD, and the New Global Challenges

  • September 22-24, 2020

National & International Security Leadership Seminar


Increasing threats to national security pose unprecedented challenges to the United States both at home and abroad. The National and International Security Leadership Seminar will explore the most effective leadership strategies and address the overwhelming national security threats facing America today. Learn More…

  • March 23-27, 2020
  • POSTPONED—TO BE RESCHEDULED


Area Studies Seminars


These three-day seminars feature a diverse faculty of internationally recognized authorities and demonstrate Alan L. Freed Associates’ unique expertise in providing senior-level public policy training on regional issues of national concern. Learn More…


Africa Seminar

  • February 4-6, 2020

Middle East and South Asia Update

  • March 10-12, 2020

China and East Asia

  • April 21-23, 2020
  • POSTPONED—TO BE RESCHEDULED


Transnational Issues

  • May 5-7, 2020
  • POSTPONED—TO BE RESCHEDULED


Additional areas may be added in FY 2020.


Enterprise Perspective Seminar


In the second decade of the 21st Century, American security concerns are broader and more multi-dimensional than at any other time in our nation’s history. In a world defined by regional disputes and big-power rivalries Congress and the Administration face a list of daunting political and military challenges—both domestic and international—that will need to be effectively addressed. Learn More…

  • April 14-17, 2020
  • POSTPONED—TO BE RESCHEDULED


Area Studies Field Programs


In FY20, Alan L. Freed Associates is offering a menu of one-day field programs that can be presented at military installations around the United States. Learn More…

China and East Asia


Global Engagement and Emerging Threats


Globalism Versus Sovereignty: The Fundamental National Security Debate


Great Power Competition


Middle East and South Asia


Technology, Strategy, and U.S. Military Capabilities in the 21st Century


Threats, Opportunities and U.S. National Interests


The Vital Issues Facing DoD in the Near Term


Panel Discussions


Political Landscape and the Changing National Security Environment

A diverse faculty, knowledgeable at the highest levels, gives participants the opportunity to engage on a variety of security-related topics. Unlike traditional seminar presentations, these three-hour panels allow the general direction of the talks to be set by attendees. Learn More…