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Hypersonic Weapons and Strategic Stability

March 12, 2020 12:00 pm – 1:15 pm LOCATION: 1203 Van Munching Hall, College Park, MD 20742 A conversation with Dean Wilkening Dean Wilkening is a senior staff scientist in the Precision Strike Mission Area at the Johns Hopkins Applied Physics Laboratory working on long-range precision strike kill chains, especially for hypersonic weapons. Previous research Read More


PONI Capstone Conference

Due to internal guidance from CSIS, guidance from STRATCOM partners, and our determination to prioritize everyone’s health and safety we are going to postpone the Capstone Conference. This is a priority event for us and we are currently working to reschedule the conference and will follow up with you all as soon as we nail Read More


Decision-making and Technology Under the Nuclear Shadow

Tuesday, February 18, 2020 1:00 pm – 4:30 pm CSIS Headquarters Room C115   Featured Speakers: Dr. Robert Jervis, Adlai E. Stevenson Professor of International Affairs, Columbia University Dr. Peter W. Singer, Strategist and Senior Fellow, New America Ms. Avril Haines, Deputy Director, Columbia World Projects; Former Deputy National Security Advisor and Deputy Director of Read More


The Present and Future Promise of Synthetic Biology

Thursday, February 6, 2020 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm CSIS Headquarters, Room 110 The Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS) invites you to attend the inaugural event in our Synthetic Biology: The Ongoing Technology Revolution Series. This initial event will introduce the science of synthetic biology, as well as the opportunities and risks it presents to Read More


“Promoting Cyber Interoperability: The Path Forward”

CSIS Tuesday, February 4, 2020 11:00 am – 12:30 pm In recent years, the number and variety of cybersecurity products and services has grown rapidly.  One survey found that organizations use an average of 47 different cybersecurity tools across their networks. This has created challenges for organizations, who can find it difficult to make all Read More


Blockchain and the Traceability of Critical Materials

FEBRUARY 3, 2020 | 10:00AM – 11:30AM THE STIMSON CENTER Dr. Philippe Thevoz from SICPA, who has been at the forefront of digital transformation for 30 years, will introduce blockchain technology, highlight use cases of the KSI Blockchain, which has been used by Estonia since 2008, and identify concrete examples of blockchain applications for securing data Read More


New Technologies and Nuclear Risk

The proliferation of new technologies threatens to increase the risks of nuclear use. Join us to discuss two of those risks—precision-strike weapons in the hands of U.S. allies and artificial intelligence—explored in recent studies funded by the Carnegie Corporation of New York. AGENDA 9:30 to 10:45 a.m. Conventional Precision-Strike Weapons and Non-Nuclear States  How could Read More


PONI 2019 Fall Conference

Join us as Kings Bay Naval Base for our Fall Conference. The conference includes presentations by emerging voices on a range of nuclear issues, keynotes, a table top exercise on emerging technology, and tours.


Hypersonic Missiles: Assessing the Benefits and Risks

What are the potential benefits for the United States of hypersonic missiles? Specifically, will they help offset equivalent Chinese and Russian capabilities? And what are the risks of their acquisition and potential employment, including of escalation to a nuclear war?