The Geopolitical Second Wave

July 2020 No Comments

Speaker: McTague, T. (The Atlantic) Date: 14 July 2020 Speaker Session Summary Forthcoming! Speaker Session Recording Also forthcoming! Download Mr. McTague’s Briefing Materials Mr. McTague’s briefing materials will be posted here on Monday 13 July 2020.

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A New Global Order

July 2020 No Comments

Speaker: Slaughter, A. (New America) Date: 10 July 2020 Speaker Session Summary Forthcoming! Speaker Session Recording Also forthcoming! Download Dr. Slaughter’s Biography

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US-China Competition in the 2020s: The Decisive Decade

July 2020 No Comments

Speaker: Ward, J. (Atlas Organization) Date: 8 July 2020 Speaker Session Summary SMA hosted speaker session presented by Dr. Jonathan Ward (Atlas Organization) as a part of its SMA INDOPACOM Speaker Series. Dr. Ward addressed three primary questions during his brief: 1) Why is 2020-2030 a critical decade for US-China great power competition?; 2) What does China’s grand strategy […]

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List of Upcoming SMA Speaker Sessions

June 2020 No Comments
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Scenario-based Planning to Maintain the Credibility of the U.S. Nuclear Deterrent Against Emerging Threats

June 2020 No Comments

Speakers: Lehman, R. (Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory [LLNL]); Chambers, B. (Institute for Defense Analyses [IDA]) Date: 30 June 2020 Speaker Session Summary SMA hosted speaker session presented by Amb. Ronald F. Lehman II (Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory [LLNL]) and Maj Gen (Ret) Bill Chambers (Institute for Defense Analyses [IDA]) as a part of its SMA STRATCOM Academic Alliance Speaker Series. Amb. Lehman […]

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Burn-In: A Novel of the REAL Robotic Revolution

June 2020 No Comments

Speaker: Singer, P. W. (New America) Date: 26 June 2020 Speaker Session Summary SMA hosted speaker session presented by Dr. P. W. Singer (New America) as a part of its SMA General Speaker Series. Dr. Singer first stated that the advancement of robotics and AI technology has been rapid over the past 10+ years. He explained that in 2009, […]

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Strategy for a Pandemic: The UK, COVID-19, and Resilient Strategy for Future Shocks

June 2020 No Comments

Speaker: Freedman, L. (King’s College London) Date: 23 June 2020 Speaker Session Summary SMA hosted speaker session presented by Sir Lawrence Freedman (King’s College London) as a part of its SMA UK MoD Speaker Series. Sir Lawrence presented a series of lessons that can be learned from the beginning of the coronavirus pandemic in the UK. He […]

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Considering and Containing Crises: Biosecurity Beyond COVID

June 2020 No Comments

Speaker: Giordano, J. (Georgetown University Medical Center/US Naval War College) Date: 12 June 2020 Speaker Session Summary SMA hosted a speaker session presented by Dr. James Giordano (Georgetown University Medical Center/Naval War College) as a part of its new speaker series with the UK Ministry of Defense (MoD), entitled “COVID-19: Second- and Third-order Effects—System Shocks, Disruption, and […]

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The COVID Crisis: Implications for United States—and Global—Biosecurity

June 2020 No Comments

The COVID Crisis: Implications for United States—and Global—Biosecurity Authors | Editors: Giordano, J. (Georgetown University Medical Center/US Naval War College); Venkatram, V. (Georgetown University) Special Topics Paper Preview The United States’ (US) engagement of public health resources to meet the current SARS-CoV-2 (COVID-19) crisis has revealed vulnerabilities in testing and treatment components of biosecurity. Facing a […]

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6 Things We’ve Learned Managing Virtual Teams

April 2020 No Comments

In the era of social distancing and COVID-19, NSI’s Chief Analytic Officer, Dr. Allison Astorino Courtois, details 6 quick insights and lessons from managing NSI’s innovative, virtual workplace for over 13 years. In parallel, NSI’s President, Mr. Tom Rieger, presents NSI/NBI and the Oxford Brain Institute’s strategic partnership to leverage the latest research in psychology, […]

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