Conference on national security and climate change

The U.S. Naval War College will host a virtual conference entitled the “National Security Significance of a Changing Climate: Risk and Resilience in the 21st Century,” on Friday, January 8, 2021, from 8:30-3:30 EST.  This conference explores the national security and economic implications of climate change on the current and future security landscape. These renowned speakers show the continuity of effort across four administrations by highlighting significant accomplishments and then examining the challenges and opportunities in the future. The event will include panels on global power competition, state fragility, domestic response, defense infrastructure, and competition in the oceans.  The keynote speaker is the Hon. Alice C. Hill, Former Special Assistant to the President and Senior Director for Resilience Policy on the National Security Council, joined by other distinguished speakers to include Hon. Sherri Goodman, ADM(ret.) Paul Zukunft, Hon. John Conger, and many more.  Please see the attached preliminary agenda and informational video for additional details on panels and speakers.  Informational Video

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Advance registration is required.  After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the webinar.