EventsFeb 23, 2023
Leonardo CEO Alessandro Profumo on Italy’s role in unifying Europe and ‘selective decoupling’ from China
Profumo joins the Atlantic Council to share his perspective on the implications of Russia’s war in Ukraine for Europe, Italy, and the continent’s defense sector, how Leonardo has responded to the ongoing invasion, and its most recent expansion within the space sector.
Event RecapAug 24, 2022
“An analogous gold spike”: Harnessing the space industrial base for twenty-first century prosperity
By Delharty Manson
A panel of space experts and report authors discuss with Forward Defense how the US government can work with private companies to expand the United States' competitive edge in the space domain.
Event RecapJun 17, 2022
Copenhagen Democracy Summit 2022
The Freedom and Prosperity Center, the Atlantic Council’s newest center, had its public launch at the Copenhagen Democracy Summit on Thursday, June 9. Dan Negrea, the Center’s Senior Director, and Matt Kroenig, Deputy Director of the Scowcroft Center, participated in a panel that discussed their report entitled “Do Countries Need Freedom to Achieve Prosperity?” The […]
Event RecapMay 31, 2022
Secretary Christine Wormuth on how the US Army will support Biden’s forthcoming National Defense Strategy
By Juliette Renaut
Secretary Wormuth discusses the Army’s role in implementing the Biden administration's strategic priorities, particularly amid an intensifying war in Ukraine and a sustained China threat in the Indo-Pacific theater.
Event RecapMay 26, 2022
Lockheed Martin CEO James D. Taiclet on 21st century security and the Russia-Ukraine war
By Caroline Steel
At the inaugural Forward Defense Forum, Lockheed Martin CEO James Taiclet breaks down 21st century security, the war in Ukraine, and new frontiers for defense innovation.
Event RecapMay 18, 2022
Viva la space: Why the commercial small satellite revolution matters for the US government
By Madison Littlepage
A panel of space experts and practitioners discuss with Forward Defense how the US government can leverage commercial small satellite technology to secure the space domain.
Event RecapMar 9, 2022
General Dickinson describes how USSPACECOM safeguards US interests in space
By Madison Littlepage
The Commander of US Space Command General James H. Dickinson explains how the United States prepares for and responds to security threats in space as part of Forward Defense's Commanders Series.
Past eventsMar 7, 2022
Workshop on freedom and prosperity in Asia
By Atlantic Council
On February 16, 2022, the Atlantic Council’s Freedom and Prosperity Project, in collaboration with the Centre for Civil Society in India, hosts the fourth and last in a series of virtual workshops on strengthening economic freedom, rule of law, and representative government in different regions across the world.