Now How Much Is Enough?: The Contemporary Challenge of Cost and Program Analysis at the Pentagon

Dr. Jamie Morin
Director, Cost Assessment and Program Evaluation
US Department of Defense 

Steven Grundman
M.A. and George Lund Fellow,
Brent Scowcroft Center on International Security

Atlantic Council

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Successor in a line of distinguished leaders in this storied home for systems analysis at the Pentagon, Dr. Morin is at the center of the Pentagon's deliberations over how to square fiscal resources and program requirements with the defense strategy and operational imperatives. Among other topics, he will discuss:


  • The outlook for a fiscal year 2016 budget.
  • The bow wave of requirements to recapitalize strategic forces.
  • Balancing consumption with investment in an era of demanding operations and eroding technological advantage.
  • Implications of cost assessment and program evaluation for industry.

Atlantic Council
1030 15th Street, NW, 12th Floor
Washington, DC 20005

Thursday, September 17, 2015
10:30 a.m. - 11:45 a.m.

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