Finalized details for Spring Colloquium on National Security Studies

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Hey folks,

Here are the finalized details for the national security symposium, please RSVP if you’re able to attend.

Director of National Intelligence
Centers of Academic Excellence
February 24, 2010
GEORGIA INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY
Spring Colloquium on National Security Studies
Wardlaw Center, Gordy Room
177 North Avenue, Atlanta, GA 30332 on the Georgia Tech campus

To RSVP Click here

8:30 – 9:00 Registration, continental breakfast

9:00 – 9:15 Welcome remarks
• Kenneth J. Knoespel, Interim Dean, Ivan Allen College of Liberal Arts, Georgia Tech
• Dr. Roy George, Chair, Department of Computer and Information Science and Principal Investigator, ODNI Center of Academic Excellence
• Dr. Lenora Gant, Director, Office of the Intelligence Community Centers of Academic Excellence

9:15 – 9:30 Introduction to the Intelligence Community, Dr. Lenora Gant

9:45 -11:45 Cyber Issues and 21st Century National Security
• Moderator: Seymour Goodman, The Sam Nunn School of International Affairs and College of Computing, Georgia Tech
o Mustaque Ahamad, College of Computing, Georgia Tech
o Don Jackson, SecureWorks
o Chris Rouland, Endgame Systems
o Neal Ziring, National Security Administration
o Respondent: Kara Nance, Department of Computer Science, University of Alaska

12:00-1:30 Lunch and Keynote Speakers
• Introduction: Seymour Goodman, Georgia Tech
• Speaker: TBA

1:30-2:45 Changing National Security Issues in East Asia
Moderator: Brian Woodall, School of International Affairs, Georgia Tech
o John Garver, School of International Affairs, Georgia Tech
o Justin Hastings, School of International Affairs, Georgia Tech
o Steedman Hinckley, Central Intelligence Agency
o Margaret Kosal, School of International Affairs, Georgia Tech
o Michael Murphree, School of International Affairs, Georgia Tech

2:45-3:00 Break

3:00-4:15 The 21st Century IC Enterprise: Challenges and Opportunities
Moderator: Robert Kennedy, School of International Affairs, Georgia Tech
o John Garver, School of International Affairs, Georgia Tech
o Steedman Hinckley, Central Intelligence Agency
o Fred F. Manget, School of Public and International Affairs, University of Georgia
o Jeff Moulton, Georgia Tech Research Institute, Georgia Tech
o Neal Ziring, National Security Administration (NSA)

This panel will discuss emerging challenges and how the IC is meeting them. Panelists will also offer their observations on hiring and clearance requirements and competencies and skill sets required to be competitive for IC employment. The panel will allow time for audience questions and answers.

4:15–4:30 Concluding remarks
• Brian Woodall
• Lenora Gant

4:30-6:00 PM Networking Session

An opportunity for students and faculty to meet and interact with Intelligence Community personnel, including recent graduates now working in intelligence.

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