Thursday, April 4, 2019 from 8:00 AM to 12:00 PM EDT
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Sadler Center, Chesapeake A, William & Mary 
200 Stadium Drive
Williamsburg, VA 23185

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Kathryn H. Floyd 
William & Mary Whole of Government Center of Excellence 

National Security Today through 2028: Women Leading the Next Decade 


8:00 - 8:25 Coffee, Tea, and Muffins

8:30 - 8:35 Introductory Remarks by Dr. Kathryn H. Floyd, Director, Whole of Government Center of Excellence, William & Mary

8:35 - 8:45 Welcome Remarks by Katherine A. Rowe, President, William & Mary

8:45 Introduction of Keynote Speaker by Christa Martinez, Fellow, Whole of Government Center of Excellence, William & Mary

8:45 - 9:25 Keynote Address by Dr. Nadia Schadlow, Former Deputy National Security Advisor for Strategy and Assistant to the President of the United States; Senior Fellow at the Hudson Institute; and president of Scout Strategy Group, LLC

9:25 - 9:40 Break

9:40 - 10:40 "Surveying Critical National Security Challenges" Panel

  • Chair: Professor Elizabeth A. Andrews, Professor of the Practice of Law and Director, Virginia Coastal Policy Center, W&M Law School
  • Major General (ret.) Patricia Frost, Director of Cyber, Partners in Performance America; former Director of Cyber, Electronic Warfare, and Information Operations, U.S. Army
  • Brigadier General Michelle M. Rose, TRADOC System Safety Engineer, Director of Logistics, National Guard Bureau-J4
  • Alexis Sullivan, Chief of Staff, Bureau of International Information Programs; former Senior Watch Officer, Operations Center, U.S. Department of State

10:40 - 10:50 Break

10:50 - 10:55 Video Message from Congresswoman Elaine Luria

10:55 - 11:55 The Project on International Peace and Security (PIPS) White Paper Presentations

  • Jenna Galberg, “Scattered for Safety: Boko Haram, Girls, and the Promise of Distance Learning”
  • Marie Murphy, “Cathedrals and Conscripts: Taking Advantage of Russia’s Intra-Military Elitism”
  • Liz Rosen, “Picking Waste, Preserving Democracy: Global Recycling and State Instability”
  • Elizabeth Sutterlin, “Mob Violence, Mobile Phones: Private Messaging and the Future of Peacekeeping”
  • Lindsey Washington, “Cornering the Graphene Market: Countering Beijing’s Strategy for Industry Domination”

11:55 - 12:00 Closing Remarks