Conference Presentations

The Tenth RUSI Missile Defence Conference

09:00, 28 - 29 May 2009
RUSI, Whitehall, London, SW1A 2ET

Link to map: multimap

A number presentations from the 10th RUSI Missile Defence Conference are available to view:

Session One: Keynote:

Dr John Plumb, Principal Director, Nuclear and Missile Defense Policy, Office of the Under Secretary of Defence for Policy, US Department of Defense

Session Two: The Third Site - Risk or Opportunity?

"Central Europe - Piece in the Puzzle or a Bargaining Chip?" Dr Veronika Kuchynova Smigolova, Director, Security Policy Department, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Czech Republic

Robert Bell, Senior Vice President, SAIC

Session Three: Alternative Options for Europe

"European BMD Options" Dr Dean Wilkening, Director, Science Program, Center for International Security & Cooperation, Stanford University

Session Four: UK Perspectives

Dr Mike Rance, Associate Fellow, RUSI & Director, BMD Associates Ltd

Session Five: Assessing Missile Threats

"BMD: Catching up to the Missile Threat" Baker Spring, F.M. Kirby Research Fellow in National Security Policy, The Heritage Foundation

Session Six: Industry Perspectives

"European Missile Defense: Framing the Debate" Dr Greg Hyslop, Vice President & General Manager, Missile Defense Systems Division, The Boeing Company

"Airships and Missile Defense" Hal Jacob, Director, Strategy & Business Development, Lockheed Martin Corporation

"Addressing the Global Missile Defense Challenge" Lieutenant General Larry J. Dodgen (USA, Ret.), Sector Vice President & Deputy General Manager, Northrop Grumman Corporation

"A Vision of Missile Defence Challenges" Edgar Buckley, Senior Vice President, European Business Development, Thales

Session Seven: Technical Issues

"Ascent Phase Intercepts" Keith Englander, Director for Engineering, United States Missile Defense Agency

"Nimble Titan: US Strategic Command's International Missile Defense Experiment" Colonel Michael Derrick, Director, Allied Integration, Joint Forces Component Command Integrated Missile Defense, United States Strategic Command

Session Eight: Independent Views

"Missile Defenses for Global Stability" Baker Spring, F.M. Kirby Research Fellow in National Security Policy, The Heritage Foundation

Session Nine: Issues Facing NATO

"NATO ALTBMD - An Update" Dave Kiefer, ALTBMD Programme, NATO HQ

"NATO Missile Defence Challenged by Several Motivations" Bernd Kreienbaum, Executive Advisor, IABG (Brussels)


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