Annual Global Missile Defense Conference

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Please join the Atlantic Council for its annual Global Missile Defense Conference on Thursday, June 25, 2015 at the Council's headquarters (1030 15th Street NW, Washington DC, 20005).

Missile Defense is a critical element for the United States' strategy to defend its homeland and its collaborative efforts to secure the territories of its allies and partners in Europe, the Middle East and Asia.  In each of these regions, the combination of increased volatility, if not conflict, and new deployments by potential adversaries of increasingly capable ballistic missiles has made missile defense collaboration all the more challenging and urgent.

The Atlantic Council's annual missile defense conference convenes leading missile defense and regional security experts to analyze the future trajectory of global missile defense issues. The conference focuses on how current and prospective geopolitical developments are shaping the requirements and opportunities for missile defense collaboration in Europe, the Middle East, and the Asia Pacific and will include a panel addressing the programmatic and technological challenges that define success and failure in missile defense programs. The conference will also feature an opening address by former Vice Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff General James E. Cartwright.



June 25, 2015
8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Atlantic Council
1030 15th Street NW
12th Floor (West Tower Elevator)
Washington, DC

Representatives of the press are welcome. This event is on the record.

VISITING THE COUNCIL: Metro and parking info