The 2007 Unrestricted Warfare Symposium Schedule (Tentative)
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The Johns Hopkins University APL/SAIS
20-21 March 2007
Program Co-Chairs: Dr. L. Dean Simmons and Professor Thomas Keaney
Co-Sponsored by: NIC, OUSD(P), ODPA&E, DARPA

Tuesday, 20 March 2007

    7:00 - 8:00 Check In
    8:00 - 8:15

Welcome and Insights from 2006 (Dr. Ronald Luman, JHU/APL)

    8:15 - 9:15

Keynote Address: Warfighter Perspective on Integration of Strategy, Analysis, and Technology
General James Cartwright, Commander, USSTRATCOM

    9:15 - 9:30 Break
  9:30 - 11:30 Strategic Policy Roundtable I: The Nature of URW
Prof. Thomas Keaney, JHU/SAIS (Moderator)
Prof. Mary Habeck, JHU/SAIS
Dr. Brad Roberts, IDA
Dr. Michael O'Hanlon, Brookings Institution
  11:30 - 1:15 Luncheon Speaker
Prof. Bruce Hoffman, Georgetown University,
author of Inside Terrorism
    1:15 - 1:30 Break
    1:30 - 2:15 Analysis Policy Message: Adapting to URW
Clarify distinctions between analyses needed to support intelligence, operations, and capabilities, and address the analytic agenda needed to support combating URW.
Mr. Michael Bauman, Director, TRADOC Analysis Center
    2:15 - 3:15 Technology Policy Message: Adapting to URW
How should we adapt our advanced technology development and deployment processes to defeat adversaries engaged in URW strategy and tactics?
Dr. Tony Tether, Director, DARPA
    3:15 - 3:30 Break
    3:30 - 5:00 Analysis Roundtable: Analytic Successes and Applicability to URW
Concrete examples of analyses that have worked well in the past, and extrapolate applicability to analysis of URW as they pertain to intelligence, operations, and capability.
Dr. L. Dean Simmons, JHU/APL (Moderator)
Mr. Timothy Bright, ODPA&E
Dr. Andy Ilachinski, CNA
Prof. Gary Shiffman, Georgetown University
    5:00 - 6:00 Social
    6:00 - 8:00 Dinner Speaker: Private Sector Viewpoint
Prospective view on threats from various non-kinetic aspects of unrestricted warfare that directly impact the private sector, such as financial, resource, smuggling, and network warfare.
Mr. Al Berkeley, Chairman/CEO of Pipeline Trading Systems, former Vice Chairman of the NASDAQ Stock Market, Inc.
Wednesday, 21 March 2007
    7:00 - 8:00 Check In
    8:00 - 9:45

Technology Roundtable I: URW in the Information Domain
Technologies and high-level threats will be described in the context of IT globalization, and key aspects of critical information infrastructure protection will be discussed.
Mr. Tim Galpin, JHU/APL (Moderator)
Mr. James Gosler, Sandia National Laboratories
Mr. Daniel Wolf, Cyber Pack Ventures, Inc.
Col. Steven McPherson, US Air Force Cyberspace Task Force

  9:45 - 10:00 Break
10:00 - 11:45

Technology Roundtable II: URW in the Physical Domain
Technologists will review recent successes and challenges to provide insights on identifying and fielding technologies that provide capability for dissuasion, attack, and defense against URW threats.
Dr. José Latimer, JHU/APL (Moderator)
Mr. Jeffrey David, TSWG
Mr. Bennett Hart, JIEDDO
Dr. Brian Pierce, DARPA
Mr. Michael Scott, SOCOM
Mr. Tim Healy, FBI

11:45 - 12:45 Lunch
  12:45 - 1:30

Keynote Address: Intelligence Community Perspective on the Maturing URW Threat
Dr. Mathew J. Burrows, Director, Analysis and Production Staff National Intelligence Council

    1:30 - 1:45 Break
    1:45 - 3:15 Strategic Policy Roundtable II: Tailored Deterrence: What Will It Look Like?
What are meaningful objectives and approaches to tailoring deterrence postures for various state and non-state actors utilizing unrestricted
warfare grand strategies?

Mr. Thomas McNamara, Jr., JHU/APL (Moderator)
Col. Charles Lutes, USAF
Dr. Jasen J. Castillo, OUSD(P)
Mr. William V. Parker, USSTRATCOM
    3:15 - 3:30 Break
    3:30 - 5:00 Unrestricted Warfare: Senior Perspectives
Senior government leaders will give a short message on their perspectives, and then field questions from the audience.
Mr. John McLaughlin, Senior Fellow, JHU/SAIS (Moderator)
VADM Eric Olson, Deputy Commander, USSOCOM
VADM Bert Calland III, Deputy Director for Strategic Operational    Planning, National Counterterrorism Center
VADM Nancy Brown, Director for C4 Systems (J6), The Joint Staff
Dr. Thomas Mahnken, Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for    Policy Planning
Mr. Philip Mudd, Associate Executive Assistant Director, National    Security Branch, FBI
  NOTE: Schedule times and speakers are subject to change.
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