March 10, 2021

2021 CNAS National Security Conference: A New American Security

The CNAS 2021 National Security Conference will explore the new challenges, ideas, and voices transforming America's national security landscape. It will feature a series of interactive online sessions on issues such as technology and economic competition, the future of defense, and the challenges to democratic values. The conference will showcase a new generation of national security voices, including "The Pitch," the Center's annual competition of ideas, held before an interactive audience and distinguished panel of judges. This multi-day conference will culminate in a live virtual strategy game around the issues shaping the Department of Defense’s next National Defense Strategy.

Virtual Sessions:
June 8, 10, 15, and 17, 2021

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