Secretary John KerryU.S. Special Presidential Envoy for Climate, Former Secretary of State
Competing Against Climate Change: Security Implications for Private Industry
Climate change and its impact on private sector security is becoming ever more pressing. As organizations and countries alike move toward renewable energy and more sustainable supply chains, new challenges to operational continuity will emerge. This panel will address these challenges and what they mean for private sector organizations operating in areas at risk of severe climate impact.
Deputy Assistant Secretary Richard KiddDepartment of Defense, DAS for Environment and Energy Resilience
Alice HillCouncil on Foreign Relations
Neelima JainCenter for Strategic and International Studies
Disinformation & Digital Security
This panel explores the intersection of disinformation and digital security, with an emphasis on the geopolitical impact of radical online speech, disinformation in elections, and the impact of state actors on online privacy/security. It includes experts with a focus on Brazil, China, and Russia/Eastern Europe, and focuses on the impact of state actors in online disinformation.
Doowan LeeVAST-OSINT / Institute for Science and Technology
Dr. Joan DonovanHarvard Kennedy School
Graham BrookieAtlantic Council
Suzanne SpauldingCenter for Strategic and International Studies
Susan StigantDirector of Africa Programs, U.S. Institute of Peace
Amorphous Risk: Non-state Actors and Your Organization
This panel will examine non-state actors such as organized crime groups, protestors, and extremist networks and how geopolitical rivals support their rise. Panelists will discuss how nonstate actors affect the operations of the private sector in places such as Haiti, Mexico, Hong Kong, and Afghanistan.
Ambassador Michele SisonDepartment of State, Ambassador to Haiti
Dr. Vanda Felbab-BrownBrookings Institution
Steven FeldsteinCarnegie Endowment for Peace
Women in Security Event: Women in Extremismkeynote Speaker
Dr. Mia BloomInternational Security Fellow at New America
International Security Foundation's Virtual Reception / Presentation of the OSAC Awards
Join the International Security Foundation for a global celebration of OSAC and the ISF’s 10th anniversary. This entertaining event includes keynote speakers, the OSAC award presentations and much more. Registration for this free, virtual reception can be found at register.isf4osac.org. Please note that this is a separate registration from OSAC’s Annual Briefing.