March 3, 2021

Great Power Competition

Discussion Panel 1: 12:00pm until 1:30pm (ET)

March 3rd will feature an all-encompassing discussion on the defense challenges associated with Great Power Competition. Professor Emma Sky, director of Yale's Maurice R. Greenberg World Fellows Program and a Senior Fellow at the Jackson Institute, will moderate a panel with General David H. Petraeus (U.S. Army, retired), Senior Fellow at Yale’s Jackson Institute for Global Affairs, partner and chairman of the KKR Global Institute, former Director of the Central Intelligence Agency and former Commander of U.S. Central Command; Major General Patrick B. Roberson, Commanding General of the United States Army John F. Kennedy Special Warfare Center and School (USAJFKSWCS); and Dr. Lisa Costa, Director, Communications Systems and Chief Information Officer (CIO) for the United States Special Operations Command (SOCOM).

Keynote Conversation: 1:40pm until 2:30pm (ET)

The keynote conversation will include Ms. Michèle Flournoy, Co-Founder and Managing Partner of WestExec Advisors, and former Co-Founder and Chief Executive Officer of the Center for a New American Security, and Dr. Isaiah “Ike” Wilson (Colonel, U.S. Army, retired), President of the Joint Special Operations University.