National Security, Energy and Climate Forum: Challenges and Solutions for the Future

Posted by Brad Johnson Wed, 30 Sep 2009 13:00:00 GMT

Hilton Crystal City at Ronald Reagan National Airport – Farragut Room

2399 Jefferson Davis Highway

Arlington, VA 22202

Keynote Speaker

Carol Browner, Director of the White House Office of Energy and Climate Change Policy

Featuring

Senator John W. Warner

Kathleen Hicks, Deputy Undersecretary of Defense for Strategy, Plans and Forces

VADM Dennis V. McGinn USN (Ret.), Member, CNA Military Advisory Board

Senior representatives from the Army, Navy, Air Force and Marine Corps

You must register for this free event. Space is limited. Please email NSECforum@moaa.org for registration. Lunch will be served. Parking is available at the Hilton. The Hilton is 3 blocks souhttp://hillheat.com/admin/hearings/events/newth of the Crystal City Metro Station (yellow and blue line). For questions call (202) 887-8853.

We strongly encourage you and other key members of your organization to attend. This will be a special opportunity to hear from and ask questions of leadership with the Department of Defense and Services.

PROGRAM AGENDA

9:00 AM Meet & Greet, coffee and refreshments – Farragut Room
9:30 AM Welcome
VADM Norbert R. Ryan, Jr. USN (Ret.), President, Military Officers Association of America
9:40 AM Introduction Remarks
Senator John W. Warner
9:50 AM Remarks
Sherri Goodman, Senior Vice President, General Counsel and Board Secretary of CNA
10:00 AM Remarks
Sharon Burke, Vice President, National Security for the Center for a New American Security
10:05 AM Military challenges and the role of the Department of Defense
Kathleen Hicks, Deputy Undersecretary of Defense for Strategy, Plans and Forces
10: 25 AM Climate change as a threat to our national security and men and women in uniform
VADM Dennis V. McGinn USN (Ret.), Member, CNA Military Advisory Board
10:50 AM Break
11:10 AM Remarks
Phyllis Cuttino, Director, Pew Project on National Security, Energy and Climate, Pew Charitable Trusts
11:20 AM Defense solutions: Panel discussion from the four military services *
followed by Q&A moderated by Rear Admiral Michael A. McDevitt (Ret.), Vice President/Director, CNA Strategic Studies
  • AIR FORCE: Michael F. McGhee, Acting Deputy Assistant Secretary of the Air Force for Energy, Environment, Safety and Occupational Health
  • ARMY: Tad Davis, Deputy Assistant Secretary of the Army for Environment, Safety, and Occupational Health (ESOH)
  • MARINE CORPS: Elmer W. Ransom, Senior Environmental and Climate Policy Advisor, Commandant of the Marine Corps
  • NAVY: RDML Dave Titley, Oceanographer & Navigator of the Navy and Director, Task Force Climate Change (TFCC)
12:30 PM Lunch – Move to Crystal Room
1:00 PM *Keynote Lunch Speaker
Carol Browner, Director of the White House Office of Energy and Climate Change Policy
1:30 Close