National & International Security Leadership Seminar

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Program Description


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. Covering a range of ongoing issues, this program will also address the latest regional risk assessments, inter-governmental initiatives, and ongoing external commitments.

Through a series of private and off-the-record briefings with a group of experts on specific areas of international concern, attendees will have the unique opportunity to discuss national security policy from conception to implementation.

Seminar Topics


  • Transition or Transformation: Engagement, World Order, and the Crisis of Legitimacy
  • Welcome to the Korean Game of Thrones
  • America’s South Asia Challenge: Is There a Way Out?
  • Understanding CHina’s Economic Size and Reach
  • Immigration: Addressing National Security Challenges
  • U.S.-Russian Relations from Colonial America to the Present
  • Emerging Threats and Why History Matters
  • Turkish-American Relations: Current Tensions and Future Prospects
  • Africa at the Crossroads: Political Choice and Economic Growth
  • Why India is Not a Great Power (Yet)
  • China and Africa in the Xi Jinping Era
  • Reform, Revolution and Civil War: Syria in the Shadow of Foreign Intervention
  • Resources, Conflict and Migration
  • The Trump Administration’s Middle East Strategy
  • The EU and the Post-Cold War Order in Europe
  • Iran and the World
  • Latin America: A Region of Extreme Political Economies
  • National Security and the Trump Administration
  • The Changing Nature of Terrorism and Transnational Crime
  • Chinese Military, Space and Security Issues
  • China and North Korea—Open Discussion

 

Moderator


The program moderator will be of international stature and have extensive professional experience in the policy issues covered in this five-day seminar. The moderator will facilitate, when necessary, dialogue between the speakers and participants, as well as lead the group discussions and Q&A sessions

 

Fee


The fee for the five-day National and International Security Leadership Seminar is $3,630 per person.  The program will feature approximately 20-23 separate presentations, including case studies.  Also included are daily continental breakfasts and working luncheons.  An on-site Program Coordinator will assist participants as needed and coordinate daily activities.

 

Registration


The target audience for this seminar is senior managers and executives (civilians GS-15 and above; military O-6 and above).  Others who have a special interest in the subject, need-to-know, or are in key positions may apply. Seminar space is limited to assure that participants have ample time for open discussion with presenters.  Upon registration, attendees will receive confirmation via email within five days. Cancellations will be accepted in writing up to two weeks prior to each program. After that time, substitutions will be accepted. The Agency will be billed if registration is cancelled after the deadline.

 

Additional Information


The National and International Security Leadership Seminar will be held in private meeting rooms at the Capitol Hill Club, located at 300 First Street SE, in Washington, DC.  The Club is directly across the street from the Capitol South Metro Station (Blue and Orange Lines). Business attire is required at the Capitol Hill Club.  

Reporting information concerning registration time and meeting room assignments will be sent to all participants approximately two weeks prior to the start of each program. The seminar meeting room will open at 7:45 am and seminars will be conducted from 8:00 am to 4:00pm.

These programs are informal and strictly “off-the-record.”  No video, power point or audio-visual aids are utilized in seminar presentations.

If you have any questions or need further information, please call Iris Fernandez or Patricia Patton at 703-684-8807.

The exposure to these experts and their wide and varied opinions was fascinating for me. Making sense of the world we live in and overlaying that with U.S. national security interests is the “Kobayashi Maru” of our time…loved it!!!

T.K., Air Force • National and International Secuirty Leadership Seminar March 2017

Exceptionally relevant topics and highly-credentialed speakers; very thought-provoking, in a great way; all speakers were appropriate as were the topics. As well-run and organized a class/course as I’ve ever been to.

B.K., Air Force • National and International Secuirty Leadership Seminar February 2017

This program is professionally executed and is a great opportunity for both updates and networking.

J.T., Air Force • National and International Secuirty Leadership Seminar March 2017

This is a fantastic opportunity. I read a lot, but this showed me many areas where my historical knowledge is lacking and I am motivated to dig in!

M.B., Air Force • National and International Secuirty Leadership Seminar May 2015

Extremely informative seminar with timely and relevant information—this type of insight is needed by today’s military senior leaders.

D.B., Air Force • National and International Secuirty Leadership Seminar March 2017