National Security Policies—for Cyberspace and Outer Space

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Date: Sep 9 2010 - 8:30am - Sep 10 2010 - 5:00pm
Newseum, 555 Pennsylvania Ave., NW, Washington, DC, 20001, United States

National Security Policies -- for Cyberspace and Outer Space

University Of Nebraska College Of Law
September 9 and 10, 2010

Thursday, September 9: Cyber-Security National Policies

8:30-9:00: Registration

9:00-9:05: Welcome and Introduction (Marvin Ammori & Matt Schaefer, professors at the University of Nebraska)

9:05-10:30: Cyber Policy-Keynote Conversation

• Bruce Schneier, BT: Chief Security Technology Officer; author of numerous books and Schneier on Security blog
• Stewart Baker, Steptoe & Johnson; previously, Department of Homeland Security, Assistant Secretary for Policy; author Skating on Stilts: Why We Aren't Stopping Tomorrow's Terrorism (2010)
• Moderator: Marvin Ammori, U. Nebraska: Asst. Professor of Law

10:35-12:05: Cyber Policy-Defining the Problems: Technology, Incentives, and People

• Scott Borg, Director and Chief Economist, U.S. Cyber Consequences Unit
• Jason Healey, Delta Risk: Senior Consultant; formerly White House: Director for Cyber Infrastructure Protection
• Marcus Sachs, Verizon: Executive Director for National Security and Cyber Policy
• Moderator: Kim Hart, Politico: Reporter
12:00-1:15 Lunch

1:20-2:50: Cyber Policy-Addressing the Problem

• James Lewis, Center for Strategic and International Studies: Director and Senior Fellow, Technology and Public Policy Program; author of Securing Cyberspace in the 44th Presidency
• Greg Nojeim, Center for Democracy and Technology: Senior Counsel & Director of Project on Freedom, Security & Technology
• Liesyl Franz, Tech America: Vice President for Information Security and Global Public Policy
• Moderator: Rob Knake, Council on Foreign Relations: International Affairs Fellow in Residence, and co-author with Richard A. Clarke of Cyber War: The Next Threat to National Security and What to Do About It

3:00-4:00: Cyber Policy-Keynote Legal Conversation

• Col. Gary Brown, U.S. Cyber Command: Judge Advocate General
• Marc Berejka, U.S. Department of Commerce: Senior Policy Advisor, Office of the Secretary
• Moderator: Daniel J. Ryan, National Defense University: Professor of Systems Management; formerly National Director of Information Systems Security for the Office of the Secretary of Defense

Friday, September 10: The New US National Space Policy: Legal, Policy & Diplomacy Implications

8:00: Registration

8:45: Welcome (Professor Matt Schaefer, UNL College of Law, Director, Space and Telecom Law Program & Introduction of Law College Faculty -Professors Von Der Dunk and Ammori, and Law College Dean Poser)

9:00-9:45: Military Space Keynote: Gen. James E. Cartwright, Joint Chiefs of Staff: Vice-Chair

9:45-10:05: Break

10:05-11:15 Military Space Panel: Legal, Policy and Diplomacy Implications

•Bruce MacDonald, Congressional Commission on Strategic Posture of US: Senior Director
•Frank A. Rose, Secretary of State: Deputy Assistant Secretary of State for Defense Policy and Verification (invited)
•Peter Marquez, National Security Council: Director, Space Policy (invited)
•Deborah Plunkett, Air Force: Office of General Counsel Dept. (confirmed or depending on travel another representative of the office will appear)
•Dean Cheng, Heritage Foundation, Asian Studies Center: Research Fellow, (confirmed)
•Moderator: Matthew Schaefer, UNL. Director, College of Law, Space & Telecom Law Program

11:15-11:40: Break

11:45-12:55: Commercial Space Panel: Legal, Policy and Diplomacy Implications

•Patti Grace Smith, FAA: Administrator for Space Transportation (formerly)
•Tim Hughes, SpaceX: Vice-President & General Counsel
•Marc Holzapfel, Virgin Galactic: Senior Legal Counsel
•Dennis Burnett, EADS, North America: Vice-President, Trade and Export Controls
•John Sloan, FAA-AST
•Moderator: Pamela Meredith, Zuckert, Scoutt & Rasenberger, Partner & Co-Chair Space Law Practice Group
12:55-13:55: Lunch

14:00-14:45: Civil Space Keynote: Lori Garver, NASA Deputy Administrator

14:45-15:00 Break

15:00-16:00: Civil Space Panel: Policy, Legal and Diplomacy Considerations

•Damon Wells, White House, OSTP: Senior Policy Analyst
•Jeff Bingham, Senate Commerce, Science and Transportation Committee: Senior Advisor for Space
•Robin Frank, NASA: Office of the Associate General Counsel (International Affairs)
•Glenn E. Tallia, Department of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration: Senior Counselor for Atmospheric and Space Services and Research
•Frans Von Der Dunk, University of Nebraska College of Law: Professor
•Moderator: Jim Lewis, Center for Strategic and International Studies, Technology and Public Policy Program: Director and Senior Fellow

16:00-17:00 Reception


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