Previous IFPA-Fletcher Conferences

National Security Strategy and Policy:
Air, Space, & Cyberspace Power in the 21st Century

January 20-21, 2010
Ronald Reagan Building
and International Trade Center
Washington, D.C.

Speakers & Transcripts

Following is an alphabetic list of individuals who spoke at the conference, along with links (where available) to the text or PowerPoint slides of their presentation.

General Stéphane Abrial, Supreme Allied Commander Transformation (SAC-T) and former Chief of Staff of the French Air Force || Session 5 transcript pdf icon

Michael J. Bayer, Chairman, Defense Business Board, and President & CEO, Dumbarton Strategies

The Honorable Mark Begich (D-AK), Member, U.S. Senate Armed Services Committee || Day 2 Luncheon Address pdf icon

Dr. Paul Bracken, Professor of Management and Professor of Political Science, Yale University

Dr. Ashton B. Carter, Under Secretary of Defense for Acquisition, Technology and Logistics ||
Afternoon Day 1 transcript pdf icon

General Kevin P. Chilton, USAF, Commander, U.S. Strategic Command || Session 2 transcript pdf icon

Dr. Werner J. A. Dahm, Chief Scientist of the U.S. Air Force || Session 4 transcript pdf icon

Dr. Jacquelyn K. Davis, Executive Vice-President, Institute for Foreign Policy Analysis (Moderator) ||
Session 5 transcript pdf icon

Lt. Gen. David Deptula, USAF, Deputy Chief of Staff for Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance || Session 3 transcript pdf icon || PowerPoint powerpoint icon 6.7MB

The Honorable Michael B. Donley, Secretary of the Air Force

Maj. Gen. David M. Edgington, USAF, Chief of Staff, U.S. Joint Forces Command || Session 6 transcript pdf icon

Dr. Thomas P. Ehrhard, Special Assistant to the Chief of Staff, U.S. Air Force (Moderator)

LTG David P. Fridovich, USA, Director, Center for Special Operations. U.S. Special Operations Command

Dr. Camille Grand, Director, Fondation pour la Recherche Stratégique || Session 2 transcript pdf icon

Admiral Jonathan W. Greenert, USN, Vice Chief of Naval Operations || Session 6 transcript pdf icon

Dr. Robert J. Hermann, Member, Commission to Assess the Threat to the United States from Electromagnetic Pulse (EMP) Attack, and Senior Partner, Global Technology Partners, LLC

Air Vice-Marshal Stephen J. Hillier CBE DFC MA RAF, Air Officer Commanding No 2 Group Royal Air Force, United Kingdom || Session 5 transcript pdf icon

General Kenichiro Hokazono, Chief of Staff, Japan Air Self-Defense Force || Session 5 transcript pdf icon

Dr. Kamal T. Jabbour, Senior Scientist for Information Assurance, Information Directorate, Air Force Research Laboratory || Session 4 transcript pdf icon

Jon C. Jones, President, Space and Airborne Systems (SAS), and Vice President, Raytheon Company || Session 4 transcript pdf icon

Dr. Robert Joseph, Senior Scholar, National Institute for Public Policy, and former U.S. Under Secretary of State for Arms Control and International Security || Session 1 transcript pdf icon

General C. Robert "Bob" C. Kehler, USAF, Commander, Air Force Space Command ||
Session 1 transcript
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Lt. Gen. Frank G. Klotz, USAF, Commander, Air Force Global Strike Command (Moderator)

The Honorable William J. Lynn III, Deputy Secretary of Defense || Aerospace and 21st Century National Security PDF icon

Major General Randy E. Manner, USA, Deputy Director, Defense Threat Reduction Agency (Moderator)

Brigadier Lance Mans, Deputy Director, NATO Special Operations Coordination Centre ||
Session 5 transcript pdf icon || PowerPoint powerpoint icon 4.6MB

Major General Darren W. McDew, USAF, Vice Director, Strategic Plans and Policy, J-5, the Joint Staff ||
Session 3 transcript pdf icon || PowerPoint powerpoint icon 5.4MB

General Duncan J. McNabb, USAF, Commander, U.S. Transportation Command

Dr. James N. Miller, Jr., Principal Deputy Under Secretary of Defense for Policy

Dr. Clark A. Murdock, Senior Adviser, International Security Program, Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS) || Session 2 transcript pdf logo

The Honorable Michael Nacht, Assistant Secretary of Defense for Global Strategic Affair ||
Day 1 luncheon transcript pdf icon

David Neyland, Director, Tactical Technology Office, Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency ||
Session 3 transcript pdf icon || PowerPoint powerpoint icon 4.9MB

David A. Ochmanek, Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for Force Development ||
Session 3 transcript
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Dr. Charles M. Perry, Vice President and Director of Studies, Institute for Foreign Policy Analysis (Moderator) || Session 6 transcript pdf icon

Dr. Robert L. Pfaltzgraff, Jr., President, Institute for Foreign Policy Analysis, and Shelby Cullom Davis Professor of International Security Studies, The Fletcher School, Tufts University (Moderator) ||
Conference welcome and introduction PDF icon
|| Closing remarks PDF icon

General Victor E. "Gene" Renuart, Jr., USAF, Commander, NORAD and U.S. Northern Command || Session 6 transcript pdf icon || PowerPoint powerpoint icon 465KB

General Norton A. Schwartz, USAF, Chief of Staff || Opening Keynote PDF icon || Closing remarks PDF icon

Neil Sheehan, author of A Fiery Peace in a Cold War and A Bright Shining Lie, winner of the National Book Award and the Pulitzer Prize || Session 4 transcript pdf icon

Dr. Richard H. Shultz, Jr., Director, International Security Studies Program, The Fletcher School, Tufts University

Air Commodore David Steele, Air Attaché, Australian Embassy in the United States

Jim Thomas, Vice President for Studies, Center for Strategic and Budgetary Assessment (CSBA)

Timothy L. Thomas, Senior Analyst, Foreign Military Studies Office (FMSO), Fort Leavenworth

Lieutenant General George J. Trautman III, USMC, Deputy Commandant for Aviation, Headquarters, U.S. Marine Corps || Session 6 transcript pdf icon

The Honorable Andrew C. Weber, Assistant to the Secretary of Defense for Nuclear and Chemical and Biological Defense Programs || Session 2 transcript PDF icon || PowerPoint Powerpoint-logo 644KB