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Breaking Defense: Pressure Snowballs To Fix Pentagon Buys; Kendall Outlines Scrub Of All Acquisition Laws

November 7, 2013

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Upcoming Event (Nov. 8): The Lexington Institute Presents Regulatory Overhead at the Pentagon Forum

October 30, 2013

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The Lexington Institute

Regulatory Overhead at the Pentagon

Friday, November 8, 2013

2168 Rayburn House Office Building

The Gold Room

Washington, DC 20515

12:00-3:00pm

Speaker Schedule:   

12:00 p.m.    Mr. Arnold Punaro, Chairman, National Defense Industrial Association

12:10 p.m.    Mr. Todd Harrison, Senior Fellow, Center for Strategic and Budgetary Assessments

12:20 p.m.    Dr. Daniel Goure, Vice President, Lexington Institute

12:30 p.m.    Mr. William Inglee, former Staff Director, House Appropriations Committee

12:40 p.m.    Mr. Philip A. Odeenformer Chairman/CEO, TRW Inc.

12:50 p.m.    Dr. Loren Thompson, Chief Operating Officer, Lexington Institute

1:00 p.m.      Dr. Dov Zakheim, former Comptroller, Department of Defense

1:10 p.m.      Dr. Jacques Gansler, former Under Secretary of Defense for Acquisition, Technology and Logistics

1:20 p.m.      Mr. Russell Rumbaugh, Director, Budgeting for Foreign Affairs and Defense, The Henry L. Stimson Center

1:30 p.m.      Mr. Christian P. Marrone, Vice President, Aerospace Industries Association

 

For more information, contact Constance Baroudos, Program Director at the Lexington Institute, at baroudos@lexingtoninstitute.org

 

 

Upcoming Event (Nov. 7): CSIS Presents Performance of the Defense Acquisition System – Looking Ahead

October 30, 2013

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Performance of the Defense Acquisition System: 
Looking Ahead

Featuring The Honorable Frank Kendall,
Under Secretary of Defense for Acquisition, Technology and Logistics

Thursday, November 7, 2013
8:30-10:00 a.m.
CSIS 1616 Rhode Island Avenue, NW
Washington, DC 20036

In the current and foreseeable budget-constrained environment, the effective implementation of acquisition reform efforts becomes all the more important as the Department of Defense seeks to maximize every dollar. Please join CSIS for remarks by Under Secretary of Defense for Acquisition, Technology & Logistics Frank Kendall, followed by a panel of experts who will explore defense acquisition reform through the prism of industry.

AGENDA

8:30 a.m.   Introductory Remarks:  Dr. John J. Hamre, President and CEO, and the Pritzker Chair,
CSIS

Keynote Remarks, followed by Questions & Answers: The Honorable Frank Kendall,
Under Secretary of Defense for Acquisition, Technology and Logistics, U.S. Department of Defense

9:15 a.m.   Panel Discussion

                 Mr. Pierre Chao, Managing Partner and Co-Founder, Renaissance Strategic Advisors

                 Mr. Jon Etherton, President, Etherton & Associates, Inc.

                 MajGen Arnold Punaro (USMC, Ret.), Chief Executive, The Punaro Group, LLC

                 Mr. David Berteau, Senior Vice President and Director, National Security Program
on Industry and Resources, CSIS (Moderator)

10:00 a.m. Conclusion of Event

 

CLICK HERE to RSVP
(Note: You must log on to your CSIS account to register. If you do not have an account with CSIS, you will need to create one. If you have any difficulties, or do not receive “password reset” emails, please contact imisadmin@csis.org)

 

NDIA: Leaders Must End Shutdown, Raise Debt Ceiling, Replace Sequester Cuts

October 15, 2013

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National Defense Magazine: New Warnings on Sequester – Serious Damage Has Yet to Come

October 14, 2013

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New York Daily News: U.S. Economy, Security Will Suffer Unless Government Revokes Sequestration – Report

October 13, 2013

TPG in the News

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UPCOMING EVENT: The Center for a New American Security Presents “Maintaining a Strong Defense-Industrial Workforce”

September 19, 2013

Thought Leadership

The Center for a New American Security invites you to attend a discussion on:

Maintaining a Strong Defense-Industrial Workforce

with

Linda Hudson

President and Chief Executive Officer of BAE  Systems, Inc.

Please join CNAS for an event featuring Linda Hudson, President and CEO of BAE Systems, Inc., who will discuss the challenges to the nation of maintaining a healthy defense industrial workforce in an era when sequestration requires deep cuts in defense budgets.  Following her remarks, Ms. Hudson will join a panel discussion that will include:

Major General Arnold Punaro, USMC (Ret.) – Chief Executive Officer, The Punaro Group
and
The Honorable Christine Fox – Director, Cost Assessment and Program Evaluation, Office of the Secretary of Defense

Date & Time
Monday, September 30, 2013
4:45 p.m.: Guest Registration
5:00-6:30 p.m.: Remarks, Panel Discussion and Audience Q&A
6:30-7:00 p.m.: Cocktail Reception

Location
The Willard InterContinental Hotel’s Crystal Room
1401 Pennsylvania Avenue, N.W.
Washington, D.C. 20004

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National Defense Magazine: Role of Chief Information Officer Sparks Pentagon Turf Battle

September 6, 2013

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Defense News: DoD Weighs Major COCOM Realignment

August 11, 2013

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Federal News Radio: Interview with Arnold Punaro (DoD Targets HQ for 20 Percent Cuts)

July 25, 2013

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