Conference Overview and Welcome

Welcoming Remarks

Judge James E. Baker, ABA Standing Committee on Law and National Security

Panel I

The DOD Law of War Manual: Debate, Discussion and Developments in International Humanitarian Law, 2015-2016

Moderator: Judge James E. Baker (ABA Standing Committee on Law and National Security); Panelists: Charles Allen (US Department of Defense), Rita Siemion (Human Rights First), Col. David Graham (University of Virginia School of Law)

Panel II

The National Security Process and Structure

Moderator: David Graham (University of Virginia School of Law); Panelists: Richard Gross (Fluet Huber Hoang), Rosa Brooks (Georgetown University Law), Brian Egan (US Department of State), Stephen Preston (WilmerHale)

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Luncheon Keynote

Adjusting to the Cyber Landscape

Lt. General Edward Cardon, USA, Director, Office of Business Transformation

Panel III

Cyber Challenges for the New Administration

Moderator: Maj. Gen. Charles Dunlap Jr. (USAF ret.); Panelists: Professor Kristen Eichensehr (UCLA School of Law), Jill Rhodes (Option Care), Harvey Rishikof (ABA Standing Committee on Law and National Security), Professor Eric Talbot Jensen (Brigham Young University)

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Panel IV

Refugees, Humanitarian Challenges and the Law

Moderator: Elisa Massimino (Human Rights First); Panelists: David Harden (US Agency for International Development), Seth Stodder (US Department of Homeland Security), Jesse Tampio (US Secretary of State)

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Thursday

Welcome Remarks

Linda Klein, ABA President

Panel V

Continuity, Change and Future Challenges in the Use of Force Abroad

Moderator: Laura Donohue (Georgetown Law); Panelists: Charlie Savage (The New York Times), Mary DeRosa (Georgetown Law), John Bellinger (Arnold & Porter), Martin Lederman (Georgetown Law), Christine Fair (Georgetown University)

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Panel VI

Legal Issues in Civilian/Military Relations for the 21st Century

Moderator: William Banks (Syracuse University College of Law); Panelists: Lt. Gen. Edward Anderson (National Cybersecurity Center), LTC Laura Calese (Joint Chiefs of Staff), M. Tia Johnson (US Department of Homeland Security), Mackubin Thomas Owens (Institute of World Politics)

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Panel VII

National Security and the Courts

Moderator: Thurgood Marshall, Jr. (Morgan Lewis Bockius); Panelists: Miguel Estrada (Gibson Dunn), James A. Baker (Federal Bureau of Investigation), James Orenstein (US District Court, Eastern District of New York)

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Panel VIII

National Security and Military Space Operations

Moderator: W. Renn Gade (Office of the Director of National Intelligence); Panlists: Dale Stephens (University of Adelaide), Maj. Gen. Jeffrey Rockwell (USAF), Rob Ramey (International Committee of the Red Cross)

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Panel IX

Ethical Considerations for National Security Lawyers

Moderator: Harvey Rishikof (ABA Standing Committee on Law and National Security Advisory Committee); Panelists: Lala Qadir (Covington & Burling LLP), Judge James E. Baker (ABA Standing Committee on Law and National Security)

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