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Feb 27

DEFENSE TRANSFORMATION: EFFORTS AND OPPORTUNITIES

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Watch the morning session

Welcome and Keynote Address 9:00 a.m.

The Honorable Paul Wolfowitz, Ph.D. Deputy Secretary of Defense,
U.S. Department of Defense
Edwin J. Feulner, Ph.D.
President, The Heritage Foundation

Panel 1: Operationalizing Transformation 9:30 - 10:45 a.m.
Vice Admiral Timothy J. Keating
Director, The Joint Staff,
U.S. Department of Defense
Brigadier General Robert W. Cone  (PowerPoint Slides)
Director, Joint Center for Lessons Learned,  
U.S. Joint Forces Command
Daniel Goure, Ph.D.
Vice President, The Lexington Institute (Commentator)

Panel 2: Transforming How We Train and Fight 11:00 - 12:15 p.m.
Lieutenant General Robert W. Wagner 
(PowerPoint Slides)
Deputy Commander,
U.S. Joint Forces Command
Paul W. Mayberry, Ph.D. (PowerPoint Slides)
Deputy Under Secretary of Defense for Readiness, U.S. Department of Defense
James Jay Carafano, Ph.D.
Senior Research Fellow, Defense and Homeland Security, The Heritage Foundation (Commentator)

Lunch 12:15 - 1:00 p.m.

Watch the afternoon session

Luncheon Keynote Address 1:00 - 1:45 p.m.

The Honorable Richard Perle
Resident Fellow, American Enterprise Institute, former Assistant Secretary of Defense for International Security Policy
Michael Franc
Vice President, Government Relations,
The Heritage Foundation (host)

Panel 3: Department of Defense Processes That Enable Transformation 1:45 - 3:00 p.m.
Kenneth J. Krieg
Director, Program Analysis and Evaluation, U.S. Department of Defense
Lieutenant General James E. Cartwright Director, Force Structure, Resources and Assessment (J-8),
U.S. Department of Defense
Stuart E. Johnson, Ph.D. (PowerPoint Slides)
Distinguished Research Professor, National Defense University (Commentator)

Panel 4: Developing Transformational Capabilities for the Future 3:15 - 4:30 p.m.
Andrew Marshall, Ph.D.
Director, Net Assessment,
U.S. Department of Defense
Arthur K. Cebrowski (PowerPoint Slides)
Director, Office of Force Transformation, U.S. Department of Defense
The Honorable Ronald M. Sega, Ph.D. (PowerPoint Slides)
Director, Defense Research and Engineering, U.S. Department of Defense
Thomas Mahnken, Ph.D.
Acting Director, Strategic Studies Program, The Paul H. Nitze School of Advanced International Studies (Commentator)

Closing Remarks/Conference Adjourns 4:30 p.m.

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