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Join us for our Fall Conference. The conference will be held on October 10-11 at the U.S. Air Force Academy, Colorado Springs. Presentations from emerging nuclear experts will cover topics such as nuclear strategies, emerging technology, arms control and proliferation challenges, and deterrence. Our second day will feature an emerging technology break-out scenario.
Featured Keynote: Maj. Gen. Harencak (Retired) Former Commander Air Force Recruitment
We have a hotel block at the Drury Inn Hotel, 1170 InterQuest Parkway. If you would like to stay at the hotel you can do individual reservation. Individual Call-In reservations can be made by reserving online, www.druryhotels.com, then enter Group number of 2352760. Reservations may also be made by calling 1-800-325-0720 and refer to the Group number of 2352760.
Individual reservations must be cancelled prior to 12:00 p.m. on the confirmed date of arrival in order to avoid a fee equal to one night’s room rate plus tax. We require a valid credit card and photo ID to be presented at check in. Check In Time: 3:00 p.m. Check Out Time: 11:00 a.m. Arrangements may be made for baggage storage with the Hotel’s front desk staff. The cutoff date for the room block in the hotel is Sunday, September 23, 2018.
The PONI Conference Series, now in its fifteenth 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.
*Please note this is not a final agenda and some items are subject to change
October 10-11, 2018
Day One: Wednesday, October 10
8:00 Shuttle Departs from Hotel to USAFA
8:45 Conference Check-in
9:00 Conference Welcome
9:15 Opening Remarks
9:30 Emerging Technology and Strategic Stability
11:15 A Mystery Inside an Enigma: Deciphering Russian Nuclear Policy
3:10 Nuclear Deterrence: Change and Continuity
4:45 Reception at Patriot Club
5:45 End of Day One/Shuttle Returns to Hotel
Day Two: Thursday, October 11
7:30 Shuttle Departs from Hotel to USAFA
8:00 Welcome by AFSPC Leader (TBD)
8:15 AFSPC Mission Briefing and Conversation on Missile Warning and Space Operations
8:30 Emerging Technology Interactive Exercise
The exercise will examine how the introduction of situational awareness enhancing technology might impact relations on the Korean Peninsula.
12:15 Lunch and Keynote (USAFA)
1:30 Depart for Museum
2:00 Tour of Museum
3:30 Depart for USAFA
4:00 End of Conference
Please contact Simone Williams at email@example.com with any questions.