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  • 12/7/2016
  • Covington & Burling LLP
    850 Tenth Street NW
    Washington,  DC  20001
  • Event Type : Forum
    Event Code : 7LD2


Executive National Security Forum Series

The purpose of the “Executive National Security Forum” is to bring together current and former leaders from the defense community, Congress, industry, and academia to discuss and offer solutions to our nation’s foremost national security challenges. This installment will feature keynote remarks by VADM Joseph Rixey, USN providing a progress report on the Defense Security Cooperation Agency’s Vision 2020 reforms, followed by a panel discussion on emerging policy challenges and opportunities for the broader interagency governance of arms and technology controls and transfers.


1:30 – 2:30: Keynote remarks and conversation with:

  • VADM Joseph Rixey, USN, Director, Defense Security Cooperation Agency
  • Moderated by: Sydney Freedberg, Jr., Deputy Editor, Breaking Defense

2:30 – 3:30: Panel discussion with:

  • Dr. Evelyn Farkas, Nonresident Senior Fellow, Atlantic Council; former Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for Russia/Ukraine/Eurasia
  • Mr. Peter Lichtenbaum, Partner, Covington & Burling LLP; former Assistant Secretary of Commerce for Export Administration
  • Mr. Nigel Sutton, Vice President, International Business, Defense Systems Group, Orbital ATK
  • Moderated by: Sydney Freedberg, Jr., Deputy Editor, Breaking Defense


Press: This event is open to the press. If you are a member of the press and plan to attend, in lieu of registration please contract Ms. Ashley Saunders at  or  (703) 247-2579.


Thank you to our Premier Sponsor, Orbital ATK!



Executive National Security Forum