Thursday, April 12, 2018 7:45 am – 8:15 pm US Strategic Command, Offutt Air Force Base, Nebraska Please note all times listed above are Central Time Zone (CT). Draft Agenda Registration has now closed. Please contact Will Pittinos at [email protected] with any questions. The final conference of the 2017-2018 PONI Conference Series will be held on April 12 at United States Strategic Command (STRATCOM), Offutt Air Force Base. The one-day conference will feature presentations from emerging nuclear experts covering topics such as nuclear strategies, rising threats in the East, arms control and proliferation challenges, and threats to alliances and institutions. The event will also include keynote addresses from VADM Charles A. “Chas” Richard, the deputy commander of USSTRATCOM, and Frank Rose, senior fellow at the Brookings Institution. Conference presentations and keynote speakers are off-the-record. Those interested in attending are welcome to reserve a room as part of our block at the Offutt Inn by calling (402) 294-3671 and using confirmation code 20470095589. The PONI Conference Series, now in its fourteenth year, is unique in its emphasis on featuring rising experts and young professionals in the nuclear field. The Conference Series draws emerging thought leaders from across the nuclear enterprise and policy community, and provides them with a visible platform for sharing their new thinking on a range of nuclear issues.