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

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

Transnational Issues

  • May 5-7, 2020

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

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…