Agenda

Friday, September 14                      (Click the speaker’s name to link to their bio) 
2:00 pm Welcome and Introductions
      Eric Spina, Provost, Syracuse University
      Hannah Arterian, Dean, Syracuse University College of Law
      Jim McPherson, Executive Director, National Association of Attorney’s General; Chair, ABA Standing Committee on Law and National Security
2:15-3:45 Translating Legal Advice into Policy – How it Actually Happens
      Panel Chair: Elizabeth Rindskopf-Parker, Professor of Law and former Dean, Pacific McGeorge School of Law
            Mary De Rosa, Georgetown Law
            Joel Brenner, Cooley, LLP
            Richard Falkenrath, Principal with The Chertoff Group

3:45-4:00 Break
4:15-5:45 Teaching our Law and International Affairs Students: Learning from Each Other
      Panel Chair: Steve Vladeck, American University Washington College of Law
            Laura Donohue, Georgetown Law
            Cindy Williams, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
            Michael Glennon, Fletcher School, Tufts University
6:00-7:00 Reception, Maxwell Foyer
7:00-9:00 Dinner and Keynote Address by Harold Koh, Legal Adviser, DOS

Saturday, September 15
8:00-8:30 Breakfast
8:30-10:00 The Intersection of Legal Advice and Policy from the Service Branch Perspective

Panel Chair, Colonel David Graham, US Army (ret), Executive Director, Judge Advocate General’s Legal Center and  School
Geoff Corn, S. Texas Law School
Harvey Rishikof, Chair, Advisory Committee, ABA Standing Committee on Law and National Security
Charles J. Dunlap Jr., Professor of the Practice of Law, Center on Law, Ethics and National Security

10:00-10:15 Coffee break
10:15-11:45 Problem Solving in the Real World of National Security: Interdisciplinary Approaches and Lessons
      Chair, Kathleen Clark, Washington University Law
            Cynthia Ryan, General Counsel, National Geospatial Agency
            Laurie Blank, Emory Law School
            George Jameson, former Office of the General Counsel, CIA
12:00-1:30 Lunch and Keynote Address by Dean James Steinberg