The New China Challenge

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  • Wednesday, October 10, 2018
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    General Session

    8:55 AM  -  9:05 AM
    Welcome Remarks
    Welcome Remarks from VADM Walter E. Carter Jr., USN, Superintendent, U.S. Naval Academy and VADM Peter H. Daly, USN (Ret.), CEO, U.S. Naval Institute
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    Keynote

    9:05 AM  -  9:45 AM
    Morning Keynote : Understanding China’s Rise
    Kevin Rudd, President, Asia Society Policy Institute; former Prime Minister of Australia (2007-2010 and 2013); and former Australian Minister for Foreign Affairs (2010-2012) (Confirmed)
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    Break

    9:45 AM  -  10:00 AM
    Break
    Break
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    Panel

    10:00 AM  -  11:30 AM
    Are the U.S. and China Destined for War?

    Moderator: James R. Holmes, Ph.D., J.C. Wylie Chair of Maritime Strategy, U.S. Naval War College (Confirmed)

    • Graham Allison, Ph.D., Douglas Dillon Professor of Government, John F. Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University and author, Destined for War: Can America and China Escape Thucydides's Trap? (Confirmed)
    • Kathleen Hicks, Ph.D., Senior Vice President; Henry A. Kissinger Chair; and Director, International Security Program, Center for Strategic and International Studies (Confirmed)
    • ADM Scott Swift, USN (Ret.), former Commander, U.S. Pacific Fleet (2015-2018) (Confirmed)
    • ADM Robert Willard, USN (Ret.), former Commander, U.S. Pacific Command (2009-2012) (Confirmed)

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    Break

    11:30 AM  -  12:00 PM
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    Break
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    Keynote

    12:00 PM  -  12:50 PM
    Luncheon Keynote : Thinking the Unthinkable

     August Cole, Senior Fellow, The Atlantic Council and author, Ghost Fleet (Confirmed)

     

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    Break

    12:50 PM  -  1:30 PM
    Break and Book Signing
    Conference speakers will be available to sign copies of their books in the lobby of Alumni Hall. Books will be available for purchase on site. Check back soon for a list of participating speakers.
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    Panel

    1:30 PM  -  3:00 PM
    U.S. vs. China: The Great Power Competition

    Moderator:  David Finkelstein, Ph.D., Vice President and Director, China & Indo-Pacific Security Affairs, CNA Corporation (Confirmed)

    • Evan Feigenbaum, Ph.D., Vice Chairman, The Paulson Institute (Confirmed)
    • Michael Green, Ph.D., Senior Vice President for Asia, CSIS; Director of Asian Studies and Professor, Georgetown University (Confirmed)
    • Oriana Skylar Mastro, Ph.D., Assistant Professor of Security Studies, Edmund A. Walsh School of Foreign Service, Georgetown University and Jeane Kirkpatrick Scholar, American Enterprise Institute (Confirmed)
    • Daniel Rosen, Partner, Rhodium Group (Confirmed)
    • David Shambaugh, Ph.D., Gaston Sigur Professor of Asian Studies, Political Science & International Affairs and Director of the China Policy Program, Elliott School of International Affairs, George Washington University (Confirmed)
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    General Session

    3:00 PM  -  3:10 PM
    Closing Remarks
    Closing remarks from VADM Peter H. Daly, USN (Ret.), CEO, U.S. Naval Institute
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