Events Archive

NSI Events

The Future of Cyber Defense: CISA and the Private Sector
Wednesday, February 20, 2019
, 4:00 PM
The National Security Institute and Intelligence and National Security Alliance are excited to host a presentation and reception to celebrate the founding of the new Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency.  Hear from CISA Director Chris Krebs, Assistant Director Jeanette Manfra, General Counsel Dan Sutherland, and others about how America’s newest agency is poised to make an impact on the protection of the private sector.  Join us at 4:00 PM to hear from these experts and stay for the reception to follow.
Location: Antonin Scalia Law School, Room 121
3301 Fairfax Drive, Arlington, VA 22201

Outside Events

Federal Communications Bar Association Brown Bag Lunch
Tuesday, February 19, 12:00 PM
The Young Lawyers Committee (YLC) and Women in Government Relations’ (WGR) Telecom, Tech, & IP Task Force invite you to attend a brown bag lunch and panel discussion about what is coming up in tech and telecom policy in 2019. This is the second installment of this popular panel discussion, which will invite speakers from agencies, the hill, and industry to discuss important developments to pay attention to in 2019.
Location: Arnold & Porter LLP
601 Massachusetts Avenue NW, Washington, DC 20001

Migration and Security in the Age of Climate Change
Tuesday, February 19, 2:00 PM
How will the world prepare for the anticipated influx of people on the move? What does that mean for the communities that hold them? And what security consequences could arise? Join the American Security Project on February 19 for a discussion on the future of climate change, migration, and security and how we can begin to build resiliency both from the ground up and top down.
Location: American Security Project
1201 Pennsylvania Ave. NW, Lower Level Conference Room
Washington, DC 20004

Panel on Insider Threat and Economic Espionage
Tuesday, February 26, 4:30 PM
Please join IWP for a panel with experts in insider threat and economic espionage. Experts will discuss the challenges businesses face against nation-state, economic espionage, cyber-attacks, and theft of intellectual property. They will also discuss the tools and methods for asset protection across the public and private sectors.
Location: Institute of World Politics
1521 16th Street, NW, Washington, DC 20036

The Security, Political, and Economic Pillars of the US-Georgian Partnership
Tuesday, March 5
, 6:00 PM
Since Georgia regained its independence in 1991, the U.S.–Georgian relationship has focused on a wide range of issues including democratization, economic reforms, security cooperation, as well as trade and investment opportunities. Today, Georgia continues to pursue a path of closer relations with the United States and its Euroatlantic aspiration remains at the forefront of the country’s foreign policy. On March 5, the Georgian Association and Johns Hopkins SAIS Eurasia Club invite you to a discussion on the challenges facing Georgia’s security and economy and the steps the government is taking to deepen the bilateral relationship with the United States and to bring the country into the transatlantic community.
Location: Johns Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies
1740 Massachusetts Ave. NW, Washington, DC 20036

Chinese Espionage and U.S. Security
Wednesday, March 13, 4:00 PM
Nicolas Eftimiades, retired from the U.S. Department of State and an alumnus of CIA, DIA, and DSS, will discuss China’s espionage scope, operational methods, targets, and the impact on U.S. national security. The discussion presents analysis of over 280 cases of Chinese espionage.
Location: Institute of World Politics
1521 16th Street, NW, Washington, DC 20036

Current Challenges for the Intelligence Community
Tuesday, April 16, 4:00 PM
Dr. Sally Botsai spent twelve years in Operations before she was selected for a tour as the NSA representative in the White House Situation Room. She was the first NSA woman to hold this position. After her two-year tour, she was asked to return as the Deputy Director of the White House Situation Room. She held this position until 1976. She also attended the National War College, again the first NSA woman to do so, graduating in 1977.
Location: Institute of World Politics
1521 16th Street NW, Washington, DC 20036

New Dynamics of Energy Security
Monday, April 22, 4:00 PM
In this lecture, Dr. Sara Vakhshouri (Founder and President of SVB Energy International, a strategic energy consulting firm) will discuss new trends and development in the energy industry and their impacts on global energy security. Issues to be discussed include US sanctions on Iran and Venezuela; shale oil and gas production and changes in the energy trade flow; and OPEC, Saudi Arabia, and Russia.
Location: Institute of World Politics
1521 16th Street NW, Washington, DC 20036

AFCEA Homeland Security Conference
April 22-24, 2019
Through panel discussions, keynote speakers and networking opportunities, the Homeland Security Conference informs protection professionals—from subject matter experts to frontline responders for three days of open discussion about the various aspects of homeland security. Take advantage of this opportunity to network with your peers, be amazed by the latest trends and technologies, and share your expertise with other homeland security professionals.
Location: Ronald Reagan Building and International Trade Center
1300 Pennsylvania Avenue NW, Washington, DC 20004