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Striking power: How cyber, robots, and space weapons change the rules for war
Sep
12
5:30 PM17:30

Striking power: How cyber, robots, and space weapons change the rules for war

AEI is hosting the launch of Jeremy Rabkin and John Yoo’s new book, “Striking Power: How Cyber, Robots, and Space Weapons Change the Rules for War” (Encounter Books, 2017), to discuss how new military technologies will shape the future of warfare.

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How to Organize Military Space
Sep
6
9:00 AM09:00

How to Organize Military Space

This one-day symposium, hosted by the CSIS Aerospace Security Project, will explore how the military space enterprise should be organized given the increasing importance of space as a warfighting domain. Speakers will examine previous efforts to reorganize military space forces, problems that need to be addressed, and the pros and cons of different organizational models that have been tried in other parts of the military.

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Valuing the Application of Earth Observations to Development: Lessons From the USAID and NASA SERVIR program
Jun
28
3:30 PM15:30

Valuing the Application of Earth Observations to Development: Lessons From the USAID and NASA SERVIR program

The SERVIR program (servirglobal.net) is a joint development initiative of USAID and NASA that builds developing countries’ capacity to apply satellite data to decision-making for food security, water resources management, disaster management, land use, ecosystem management, and weather and climate. USAID recently completed an in-depth performance evaluation that explored the use, impact and value of SERVIR’s tools, data and capacity-building efforts for its beneficiary communities.

At this event, Isaac Morrison of Management Systems International will present the results of the new evaluation. USAID experts will discuss how SERVIR is incorporating lessons from the evaluation to improve development impacts. Finally, an expert panel will provide reactions to the findings for the broader community.

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Space Law at 50: Past, Present and Future
Mar
30
2:00 PM14:00

Space Law at 50: Past, Present and Future

Johns Hopkins University School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS) Steven M. Schneebaum International Law Society and SAIS International Law and Organizations Program will host a conference on space law. It will bring together academic and practical perspectives of the development of space law, and allow academics and practitioner in the front of the field to exchange their views.

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Space Security: Issues for the New U.S. Administration
Mar
22
8:30 AM08:30

Space Security: Issues for the New U.S. Administration

The Prague Security Studies Institute (PSSI) is joining the Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS) for a conference titled "Space Security: Issues for the New U.S. Administration" hoping to provide one of earliest opportunities to understand the Trump Administration’s approach to space security and offer insights that will hopefully help shape this policy portfolio in the period ahead.

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The Wrath of Mahan: Space Warfare on the Cosmic Coastline
Feb
22
4:00 PM16:00

The Wrath of Mahan: Space Warfare on the Cosmic Coastline

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The Space Policy Institute hosting Dr. Bleddyn Bowen for a brief seminar titled, The Wrath of Mahan: Space Warfare on the Cosmic Coastline. This lecture will address such questions as:

How is it best to think about the role of the command of space in grand strategy?

How effective can astro-economic warfare ever be? 

What are the universal consequences of the spread of spacepower on Earth? 

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