Previous IFPA-Fletcher Conferences

National Stategies and Capabilities
for a Changing World

November 15-16, 2000
Crystal Gateway Marriott
1700 Jefferson Davis Highway,
Arlington, VA

Agenda

Wednesday, November 15, 2000

7:00 - 8:40 AM — Conference Registration & Informal Reception

8:40 - 8:45 AM — Welcoming Remarks

Dr. Robert L. Pfaltzgraff, Jr., President, Institute for Foreign Policy Analysis, and Shelby Cullom Davis Professor of International Security Studies, The Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy, Tufts University

8:45 - 9:00 AM — Conference Opening & Introduction

The Honorable Louis Caldera, Secretary of the Army

9:00 - 9:45 AM — Keynote Address

Transforming National Defense: Prioritizing the Security Agenda

Senator Carl Levin (D-MI), Ranking Minority Member, Senate Armed Services Committee

10:00 - 11:15 AM — PANEL 1

The National Interest - What Is Driving Our National Security Strategy and What Should?

11:30 AM - 12:45 PM — Luncheon and Address

Globalization and National Security

Mr. Thomas Friedman, New York Times

1:00 - 1:45 PM — Afternoon Address

The Honorable Leon S. Fuerth, Assistant to the Vice President for National Security Affairs (invited)

2:00 - 3:15 PM — PANEL 2

Emerging Threats-Implications for Defense Strategy

3:30 - 4:45 PM — PANEL 3

Coalitions and Alliances- The Future of Military Engagement

6:00 - 7:30 PM — Reception and Dinner

7:30 - 8:30 PM — PANEL 4

Service Contributions to National Security Strategy and Capabilities

Thursday, November 16, 2000

7:30 - 8:30 AM — Informal Reception

8:40 - 9:00 — Opening address

The Honorable Gregory R. Dahlberg, Under Secretary of the Army

9:00 - 9:45 AM — Morning Address

The National Military Strategy and Joint Vision 2020

General Henry H. Shelton, USA, Chairman, Joint Chiefs of Staff

10:00 - 11:45 AM — PANEL 5

Essential Military Capabilities for a Changing World

12:00 - 1:15 PM — Luncheon and Address

Setting Priorities for a New National Security Strategy

Dr. Condoleezza Rice, Hoover Senior Fellow and Professor of Political Science, Stanford University

1:30 - 2:15 PM — Afternoon Address

Developing Defense Strategy for a Changing World

Lieutenant General Brent Scowcroft, USAF (Ret.), former Assistant to the President for National Security Affairs to Presidents Ford and Bush; currently Chairman, Defense Policy Board; President, The Scowcroft Group; and Founder and President, The Forum for International Policy

2:30 - 3:45 PM — PANEL 6

Implementing Needed Change- Reforms to Structure and Process

4:00 - 4:45 PM — Closing Address

The Honorable Rudy F. de Leon, Deputy Secretary of Defense

4:45 PM — Closing Remarks

Dr. Robert L. Pfaltzgraff, Jr.