Security Cooperation Conference 2023




Security Cooperation Conference 2023: Delivering on the Promise of Security Cooperation

2023 SC Conference Panelist Biographies

2023 SC Conference Agenda

The Defense Security Cooperation University and The George Washington University Elliott School of International Affairs will co-host the second annual Security Cooperation Conference, “Delivering on the Promise of Security Cooperation” October 12-13, 2023, in Washington, D.C.

The Conference will examine the practice of Security Cooperation to inform U.S. policymakers, planners, and implementers responsible for advancing the National Defense Strategy (NDS) through global partnerships and international cooperation. This annual gathering of Security Cooperation scholars and practitioners fosters analysis, research, scholarship, and critical inquiry among participants.

This 1.5-day conference will feature plenary sessions to hear from leaders in the field and structured panel sessions around key issues that support examination of the practice of Security Cooperation. Panels will include topics, such as Political-Military Influence in Contested Environments, Working Collaboratively with Partners, and Ukraine Lessons for Crisis Security Cooperation. The topics explored during the 2022 SC Conference can be found in this report.

The conference will observe the Chatham House Rule. Experts from across the security cooperation and assistance enterprise and relevant research communities will be attending.

The conference is full; however, DSCU will provide Conference Report to the Security Cooperation Community.

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