Agenda

State of the Army

State of the Air Force

State of the Marines

State of the Space Force

State of the Navy

Tuesday, September 8

All times EDT and subject to change

Main Stage Sessions

11:00am

Other

Opening Remarks

Kevin Baron, Executive Editor, Defense One

Description

Welcome to State of Defense 2020.

11:05am

Editorial

Exclusive Keynote Interview with General James McConville

Kevin Baron, Executive Editor, Defense One

General James C. McConville, Chief of Staff, U.S. Army

Description

During this exclusive interview, Defense One Executive Editor Kevin Baron sits down with General James McConville, Chief of Staff of the Army, to discuss what challenges and solutions lie ahead for the Army’s mission.

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11:50am

Sponsored

Underwriter Session with Oracle CEO Safra Catz

Safra Catz, Chief Executive Officer, Oracle

Description

Thanks to our elite underwriter Oracle for your support of this program and Safra Catz for her insights.

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12:00pm

Editorial

The Future of the Army Editorial Panel

Lieutenant General (Retired) Ben Hodges, Pershing Chair in Strategic Studies, Center for European Policy Analysis

Tom Karako, Director, Missile Defense Project, Center for Strategic and International Studies

Lt. Gen. (ret.) Karen Gibson, Former Deputy Director of National Intelligence, ODNI

Kevin Baron, Executive Editor, Defense One

Description

During this panel, experts explore the future of the Army’s strategic priorities and discuss topics such as the great power competition, missile defense and weapons programs, NATO, and more.

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12:45pm

Other

Closing Remarks

Kevin Baron, Executive Editor, Defense One

Description

Thank you for joining us today.