June 01, 2011

CNAS Hosts Fifth Annual Conference Tomorrow, June 2

The Center for a New American Security (CNAS) will host its fifth annual conference, Risk and Reward: American Security in an Age of Uncertainty, tomorrow, June 2, 2011, in the Willard InterContinental Hotel's Grand Ballroom.  CNAS will feature a keynote address titled "Afghanistan 2011: The Operational Commander's Perspective" by Lieutenant General David M. Rodriguez, USA, Commander of International Security Assistance Force Joint Command and Deputy Commander of U.S. Forces in Afghanistan.

This year's annual conference will also feature timely discussions with senior national security experts on Afghanistan, Pakistan and al Qaeda; cyber war and cyber security; revolution in the Middle East and cooperation and competition in China and the Asia Pacific. Tomorrow's conference also marks the release of five new CNAS publications on topics including Afghanistan and Pakistan, cyber security, Iran, Internet freedom and critical mineralsThe full conference agenda is online here

Please visit the fifth annual conference live page to watch the webcast of the event, post comments and questions, and follow the conference on Twitter #cnas2011 @CNASdc.  The CNAS live page is online at www.cnas.org/live.

 Date & Time:
June 2, 2010
Pre-set time for cameras: 7:30 a.m.
General registration: 8:30-9:30 a.m.
Main Event: 9:30 a.m.-6:15 p.m.
Cocktail reception: 6:15 p.m.-7:45 p.m. 

The Willard InterContinental Hotel's Grand Ballroom
1401 Pennsylvania Ave. NW
Washington, D.C.
CNAS Online:
Visit the CNAS live page: www.cnas.org/live
View the full agenda: www.cnas.org/june2011
Follow CNAS on Twitter @CNASdc



The Center for a New American Security (CNAS) is an independent and nonpartisan research institution that develops strong, pragmatic and principled national security and defense policies. CNAS leads efforts to help inform and prepare the national security leaders of today and tomorrow.