The In-Person 2021
November 2 - 4, 2021
The InterContinental - Wharf
Former Secretary of State
Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff
Former Secretary of Health and Human Services
Anchor and Managing Editor, NBC Nightly News
Secretary of Homeland Security
Author and Global Economist
Commander, U.S. Cyber Command, and Director, National Security Agency
Publisher and Editor-in-Chief, Cook Political Report
Minister of Defense of Singapore
Coordinator for Global COVID Response and Health Security, Department of State
Columnist and Associate Editor, The Washington Post
Former U.S. Trade Representative
Ambassador of France to the U.S.
Mayor of San Diego
Former Homeland Security Advisor
Former Deputy Secretary of Homeland Security
Commander, U.S. Special Operations Command
Representative for Michigan’s 8th Congressional District
Technical Fellow, The MITRE Corporation
Professor of Practice, Harvard Kennedy School
Ambassador of the U.K. to the U.S.
CEO, Transparency International
Ambassador of Germany to the U.S.
Commandant, U.S. Marine Corps
Distinguished Fellow & President Emerita, The Wilson Center
President, Freedom House
Deputy Foreign Minister of Lithuania
Former Deputy Secretary of Energy
Partner and Lead of Risk and Sustainability Group, McKinsey & Company
Director, Defense Innovation Unit
Robert P. Gwinn Professor of Economics, University of Chicago
Senior Fellow, AEI
Executive Director, Space ISAC
Chairman, Center on Economic and Financial Power, Foundation for Defending Democracy
Vice President for UN Affairs, Microsoft
Representative for Pennsylvania's 2nd Congressional District
President, American Action Forum
President and CEO, Aspen Institute
...and more to be confirmed.
The Aspen Strategy Group and Aspen Security Forum team are delighted to announce that registration is now open for the in-person 12th Annual Aspen Security Forum, which will be held November 2 - 4 in Washington, D.C. at the InterContinental Hotel (The Wharf).
The in-person Forum will feature perspectives from global leaders and discuss the most pressing national security and foreign policy issues of the day, such as: the current global cyberthreat landscape; bilateral and multilateral trade and defense cooperation; combatting global and domestic extremism; growing tensions between democracy and illiberalism; supply chain security; and recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic; and more.
*Speakers and times are subject to change.
Day 1: Wednesday, November 3rd
Aspen Strategy Group Leadership
Dan Porterfield, President and CEO, Aspen Institute
Keynote | A Conversation with the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff
Mark Milley, Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff
Moderator: Lester Holt, Anchor and Managing Editor, NBC Nightly News
Keynote | Cyber Command’s Role in Strategic Competition
Paul Nakasone, Commander, U.S. Cyber Command and Director, National Security Agency
Moderator: David Ignatius, Columnist and Associate Editor, The Washington Post
Panel | Defeating the Virus: The Biden Administration’s Global Vaccination Pledge
*Co-Presented with the Aspen Institute Health, Medicine, and Society Program.
Gary Edson, CEO, COVID Collaborative
Kathleen Sebelius, former Secretary of Health and Human Services
Gayle Smith, Coordinator for Global COVID Response and Health Security, Department of State
Panel | Space as Critical Infrastructure
Erin Miller, Executive Director, Space ISAC
Sam Visner, Director, National Cybersecurity FFRDC, MITRE
Keynote | A Conversation with Condoleezza Rice
Condoleezza Rice, former Secretary of State
Panel | Special Climate Programming Live from Glasgow
Plus a live look at COP26.
Panel | Democracy and Authoritarianism: The Global Struggle
Mike Abramowitz, President, Freedom House
Sadanand Dhume, Senior Fellow, AEI
John Frank, Vice President for UN Affairs, Microsoft
Keynote | A Conversation with the Minister of Defense of Singapore
Ng Eng Hen, Minister of Defense of Singapore
Panel | Follow the Money: Corruption and National Security
Daniel Eriksson, CEO, Transparency International
Jane Harman, Distinguished Fellow and President Emerita, The Wilson Center
Juan Zarate, Chairman, Center on Economic and Financial Power, Foundation for the Defense of Democracies
Panel | The Future of Europe and the Transatlantic Alliance
Brendan Boyle, Rep. for PA’s 2nd Congressional District
Philippe Etienne, Ambassador of France to the U.S.
Emily Haber, Ambassador of Germany to the U.S.
Keynote | A Conversation with the Deputy Foreign Minister of Lithuania
Arnoldas Pranckevičius, Deputy Foreign Minister of Lithuania
Day 2 Agenda To Be Announced Soon.