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The 2006 Unrestricted Warfare Symposium Schedule
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Day 1
14 March 2006
8:15 - 8:30

Dr. Ronald Luman, JHU/APL

8:30 - 9:15

Gen. Anthony Zinni, USMC (Ret.), Former COMCENTCOM

9:15 - 9:30


9:30 - 11:00 Rountable - Understanding Unrestricted Warfare
Prof. Mary Habeck, SAIS (Moderator)
Prof. Fawaz Gerges, Sarah Lawrence College
Dr. Montgomery McFate, IDA
Dr. Michael Vlahos, JHU/APL
11:00 - 11:15 Break
11:15 - 12:00 Meeting the URW Threat: Strategy, Analysis, Technology
Prof. Thomas Mahnken, SAIS
12:00 - 1:30 Lunch
Col. Thomas X. Hammes, USMC (Ret.), 4th Generation Warfare
1:30 - 1:45 Break
1:45 - 3:15

Roundtable - URW Analysis: Supporting Deterrence
and Warfighting
Discussion of analytical techniques suitable for assessments of
unrestricted warfare

Dr. L. Dean Simmons, JHU/APL (Moderator)
Maj. Timothy Kraner, USAF, Joint Staff J2 Targets, Pentagon
Prof. Andrew Loerch, LMI Research Institute
Col. Charles D. Lutes, USAF, NDU/INSS
Prof. James J. Wirtz, Naval Postgraduate school, Monterey, CA
Mr. Charles Crossett, JHU/APL

3:15 - 3:30 Break
3:30 - 5:00

Roundtable - URW: Implications for Small Unit Operations
Discussion of the impacts of URW on small unit operations, with particular focus on reconnaissance
Prof. Thomas Mahnken, SAIS (Moderator)
Mr. Brad Andrew, Army G2 Project Manager ISR Resourcing
Capt Jeffrey Davis, USMC
Mr. Mark Fultz, Chief Army G2 Science & Technology
Prof. Ahmed Hashim, U.S. Naval War College
Mr. Sean Fahey, JHU/APL

5:00 - 6:00 Social
6:00 - 8:00

Resiliency to URW Threats to the Homeland
Dr. Stephen Flynn, The Council on Foreign Relations

Day 2
15 March 2006
8:00 - 10:00

Roundtable - URW: Disrupting Adversary Networks
Discussion of ways to identify and disrupt adversary networks, including use of tagging, tracking, identifying, and localizing (TTIL) technologies
Prof. Thomas Keaney, SAIS (Moderator)
Dr. David Kilcullen, State Department Office of the Coordinator for Counterterrorism
Prof. Marc Sageman, University of Pennsylvania
Mr. Jeffrey White, Washington Institute for Near East Policy
Dr. Wayne Sternberger, JHU/APL

10:00 - 10:15 Break
10:15 - 12:00

Roundtable - URW: Countering Common Adversary Weapons
Discussion of ways to counter selected weapons commonly used by URW threats, particularly improvised explosive devices (IEDs)
Mr. Edward (Ted) Smyth, JHU/APL (Moderator)
Mr. Andrew Green, Hazard Management Solutions
Dr. Stephen McBrien, The MITRE Corporation
Prof. Eric I. Thorsos, University of Washington Applied Physics Laboratory
Dr. Richard White, Institute for Defense Analysis

12:00 - 12:15 Break into Discussion Groups
12:15 - 1:30

Working Lunch in Discussion Groups
Develop group perspective on URW threats, strategies and technologies to counter

1:30 - 1:40 Break
1:40 - 2:00 URW: The QDR Perspective
Mr. James Thomas, Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for Resources and Plans
2:00 - 3:00

Discussion Group Presentations
What is the status of our knowledge regarding URW and the role of strategy, analysis and technology in countering it? What work remains to be done? Can specific corrective or remedial actions be identified? What implications devolve from these actions? With what priority should these actions be accomplished?

3:00 - 3:15 Break
3:15 - 5:00

Unrestricted Warfare: Senior Perspectives
Perspectives of current senior government personnel on the URW threat, and the development of strategies, analytical methods, and technologies to counter it.
Mr. John McLaughlin, Senior Fellow, SAIS (Moderator)
Amb. Henry A. Crumpton, Coordinator for Counterterrorism, Department of the State
BG Robert L. Caslen, Jr., USA, Joint Staff Deputy Director for War on Terrorism
BG Anthony A. Cucolo III, USA, USJFCOM
Mr. James Thomas, Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for Resources and Plans
Mr. Kevin E. Williams, Director of the Global Innovation and Strategy Center
Mr. Peter F. Verga, Principal Deputy, Assistant Secretary of Defense for Homeland Defense PDASD (HD)

Contact - Conference Facilities, 443-778-6540