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Event: Climate and National Security Forum 2016

CNSF 2016 LOGO - MASSIVEThe Center for Climate and Security, in partnership with the Center for the National Interest and the George Washington University’s Elliott School of International Affairs, hosted the first annual Climate and National Security Forum on September 14, 2016 from 8:45am-6:30pm ET. The Forum was held in Washington, DC at the Reserve Officers Association Minuteman Memorial Building, 1 Constitution Ave NE.


The Climate and National Security Forum 2016 featured panel discussions among leading senior retired military, defense and foreign policy experts, detailing both the significant risks and policy opportunities related to the climate change and national security nexus.

See the full agenda and videos of each panel below.

8:45am: Welcome
Francesco Femia & Caitlin Werrell

9:00am: Military Expert Panel Report: Sea Level Rise and the U.S. Military’s Mission
Moderator – Joan VanDervort
General Ronald Keys, United States Air Force (ret)
Lieutenant General John Castellaw, United States Marine Corps (ret)
Vice Admiral Robert Parker, United States Coast Guard (ret)
Rear Admiral Jonathan White, United States Navy (ret)
Brigadier General Gerry Galloway, United States Army (ret)
Document: Military Expert Panel Report: Sea Level Rise and the U.S. Military’s Mission
Video:

10:30am: The Climate and Security Consensus Project Statement
Moderator – Hon. Sherri Goodman
Admiral Samuel Locklear III, United States Navy (ret)
General Ronald Keys, United States Air Force (ret)
Hon. Dov Zakheim
Dr. Geoffrey Kemp
Commander David “Deke” Slayton, United States Navy (ret)
Document: Climate Security Consensus Project Statement
Video:

12:00pm: Lunch/Showing of Tidewater Security Project Video

12:30pm: Climate and Security Advisory Group: Briefing Book for a New Administration
Moderator – Captain James Goudreau, SC, United States Navy (ret)
Hon. Sherri Goodman
Rear Admiral David Titley, United States Navy (ret)
Brigadier General Joseph Robert Barnes, United States Army (ret)
Dr. Marcus King
Document: The CSAG Briefing Book for a New Administration
Video:

2:00pm: Break

2:15-5:00pm: Age of Consequences: Preview Panel and Film Screening
Moderator – Caitlin Werrell
Hon. Sherri Goodman
Rear Admiral David Titley, United States Navy (ret)
Brigadier General Stephen Cheney, United States Marine Corps (ret)
Sophie Robinson/Jared P. Scott
Michael Breen
Francesco Femia
Dr. Marcus King
Video:

5:00pm-6:30: Reception


2 Comments

  1. jdticknor says:

    Will the Sept 14 event in Washington be videoed for replay and viewing later for those of us unable to attend the event in person? Thank you. Joel Ticknor

    Sent from my iPad

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