Balancing the Joint Force for
Future Security Challenges

Videos of the panels and presentations are available by going to the tab above marked "Videos"

Day 1 - Tuesday, April 8, 2014
9:00AM-6:00PM   Registration and Orientation
Location - Army Heritage & Education Center Foyer
11:00AM - 1:00PM   U.S. Army Heritage and Education Center Tours
Location - Army Heritage and Education Center (AHEC)
1:00PM-2:30PM   History Panel — "The Road to Rainbow: Imagining Future Military Demands"
Location - AHEC

Panelists - Dr. Henry G. Gole, Author of "The Road to Rainbow: Army Planning for Global War, 1934-1940"; Dr. Conrad C. Crane, AHEC; Dr. Robert M. Citino, University of North Texas; and Mr. Raymond A. Millen, U.S. Army Peacekeeping and Stability Operations Institute (PKSOI)

Presentation Slides: Millen | Citino

2:45PM-4:15PM   Joint Staff, J-7 Panel — "Understanding 21st Century Military Advantage"
Location - AHEC

Panelists — Mr. Nate Freier, USAWC Strategic Studies Institute (SSI); Dr. Sam J. Tangredi, Strategic Insight, LLC; Dr. T.X. Hammes, National Defense University (NDU); and Mr. Mark Gunzinger, Center for Strategic and Budgetary Assessments

Presentation Slides: Tangredi (Accompanying Notes)| Gunzinger | Freier

6:00PM-8:00PM   Commandant-Hosted 'Ice Breaker' Reception
Location - Quarters 1, Carlisle Barracks
Day 2 - Wednesday, April 9, 2014
7:00AM-8:30AM   Check-in and Refreshments
Location - Bliss Hall Foyer
8:30AM-9:30AM   Keynote Address — "The Future of Military Force and Forces in Post-War National Security Policy"
Location - Bliss Hall Auditorium

Speaker — Robert D. Kaplan

9:45AM-11:15AM   Panel I, with the National Intelligence Council — "The Decision Making Environment: Defense and Military Challenges Through 2020"
Location - Bliss Hall Auditorium

Panelists — Mr. Daniel J. Flynn, National Intelligence Council; Dr. John R.Deni, USAWC SSI; Brigadier Ian Rigden, Development, Concepts, and Doctrine Centre (UK MoD); LTG Wallace Gregson, USMC, Ret.; and Dr. Richard Betts, Columbia University

Presentation Slides: Flynn

11:30AM-1:00PM   Luncheon Speaker — "Shaping the Joint Force for Future Demands"
Location - Letort View Community Center (LVCC)

Speaker — ADM Dennis Blair, USN, Ret.

1:15PM-2:45PM   Panel II, with the Atlantic Council's Brent Scowcroft Center on International Security — "Competition and Chaos: Future Military Demands in CENTCOM and PACOM"
Location - Bliss Hall Auditorium

Panelists - Mr. Barry Pavel, Brent Scowcroft Center, Atlantic Council; Dr. Christopher J. Bolan, USAWC School of Strategic Landpower (SSL); Dr. Dafna Rand, Center for a New American Security; Dr. Paula G. Thornhill, RAND Corporation; and Dr. Ely Ratner, Center for a New American Security

Presentation Slides: Bolan

3:00PM-4:30PM   Panel III, with J7 — "Global Response, Joint Entry, and U.S. Ground Forces"
Location - Bliss Hall Auditorium

Panel Chair: Brigadier General Jon T. Thomas, Joint Staff/J7 Deputy Director for Future Joint Force Development
Panelists — Lieutenant General William C. Mayville, Joint Staff, Director for Operations (J3); Major General John W. Nicholson, Jr. Commanding General 82nd Airborne Division; Major General Frederick M. Padilla, Director of Operations and Plans, Policies and Operations, HQ MC; and Major General Rowayne "Wayne" Schatz Jr. Director of Operations and Plans, U.S. Transportation Command

Presentation Slides: Padilla

6:30PM-9:00PM   Roundtable Discussion and Banquet, with the University of Pittsburgh's Matthew B. Ridgway Center for International Security Studies — "Rest of the World Risk"
Location - Bliss Hall Auditorium/LVCC

Panelists - Dr. Phil Williams, Matthew B. Ridgway Center, University of Pittsburgh; Dr. Steven Metz, USAWC SSI; Ms. Lesley Anne Warner, Center for Naval Analyses (CNA); Dr. Robert J. Bunker, AWC SSI; and Dr. Stephen J. Blank, American Foreign Policy Council.

Presentation Slides: Bunker

Day 3 - Thursday, April 10, 2014
7:00AM-8:30AM   Morning Refreshments and Check-In Open
Location - Bliss Hall Foyer
8:30AM-9:30AM   Keynote Address — "Seeing the Future and Organizing to Confront It"
Location - Bliss Hall Auditorium

Speaker - Richard N. Haass
President, Council on Foreign Relations

Dr. Haass will give his address by video teleconference and only those attending in-person will receive his remarks live.

9:45AM-11:15AM   Panel IV, with the International Security Program, Center for Strategic and International Studies — "Global Agility: The Range of Military Operations and Its Impact on Roles and Missions"
Location - Bliss Hall Auditorium

Panelists: Mr. Samuel J. Brannen, Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS); Mr. Nate Freier, USAWC SSI; Mr. Frank G. Hoffman, NDU; Henry J. Hendrix, Captain, USN (PhD), Force Structure/Strategic Analyst; LTG Terry A. Wolff, U.S Army, Ret.; and Lt. Gen. Christopher D. Miller, USAF, Ret.

Presentation Slides: Hoffman | Freier

11:30AM-1:00PM   Joint Staff J-7 Luncheon Roundtable — "Conducting Operations Across Domains"
Location - Letort View Community Center (LVCC)

Panel Chair: Col Matt Lopez, USMC Ret., Concept Developer, J-7
Panelists — MG Bill Hix, Deputy Director, Army Capabilities Integration Center (ARCIC); Maj. Gen. James J. Jones, Air Staff, A3X; RDML Brian Luther, OpNAV N-31; and Maj. Gen. George J. Franz III, Commander, Cyber National Mission Force

1:15PM-2:45PM   Panel V, with the Center for Naval Analyses — "Globally Integrated Operations and the New Road to Rainbow"
Location — Bliss Hall Auditorium

Panelists: Dr. Eric V. Thompson, CNA; Dr. Richard A. Lacquement, USAWC SSL; Dr. Nora Bensahel, Center for a New American Security; General James Cartwright, USMC, Ret., CSIS.; and Ms. Anne A. Witkowsky, Office of the Secretary of Defense

3:00PM-4:00PM   Closing Address — "Confronting the World as It Is."
Location - Bliss Hall Auditorium

Lieutenant General Sir Graeme Lamb KBE CMG DSO
British Army, Ret.
Former Deputy Commander, Multi-National Force Iraq and Director, Special Forces (UK)