GNSI Policy Dialogues

The Iran Enigma | Agenda


Regitration and Check-In 8:00am - 8:30am
Welcome and Conference Introduction 8:30am - 8:35am

TBA

 
Welcome Remarks 8:35am - 8:40am
Prasant Mohapatra, PhD

Prasant Mohapatra, PhD
Provost, University of South Florida

 
Opening Remarks 8:40am - 9:00am
General (Ret) Frank McKenzie

General (Ret) Frank McKenzie
Executive Director, Global and National Security Institute and Florida Center for Cybersecurity (Cyber Florida)

 
Keynote Address (Fireside Chat) 9:00am - 10:00am 
Mohsen Milani, PhD, University of South Florida

Mohsen Milani, PhD
Executive Director of the Center for Strategic & Diplomatic Studies, Professor of Politics, University of South Florida



Vali Nasr, PhD

Vali Nasr, PhD
Majid Khadduri Professor of Middle East Studies and International Affairs, Johns Hopkins University

 


 
Networking Break 10:00am - 10:15am

 
Panel 1 Discussion 10:15am - 11:45am

 Iran's Regional Policy

Sanam Vakil

Sanam Vakil, PhD (Panelist)
Director, Middle East and North Africa Programme, Chatham House




Major General Sean Salene

Major General Sean Salene (Panelist)
Director for Strategy, Plans and Policy (J5), U.S. Central Command (USCENTCOM)

 


 
Lunch Break 11:45am - 1:10pm

 
Panel 2 Discussion 1:10pm - 2:40pm

Iran / United States Relationship and Iran's Nuclear Policy

Barbara Slavin

Barbara Slavin (Panelist)
Distinguished Fellow, Stimson Center




 
Networking Break 2:40pm - 3:00pm

 
Panel 3 Discussion 3:00pm - 4:30pm

Iran's Social Movement / Status of Women in Iranian Culture

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Nicole Cale (Panelist)
Iran Strategist, J51, U.S. Special Operations Command

 

 
Conference Wrap-Up and Takeaways 4:30pm - 4:40pm
Mohsen Milani, PhD

Mohsen Milani, PhD
Executive Director of the Center for Strategic & Diplomatic Studies, Professor of Politics, University of South Florida

 
End of Conference 4:40pm

 

 

 


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