Skip Main Navigation
Page Content
This event has ended

Defend & Reform: The Future of America's Defense Spending

The Weekly Standard

Tuesday, December 11, 2012 from 12:00 PM to 1:45 PM (EST)

Defend & Reform: The Future of America's Defense...

Ticket Information

Type End Quantity
Defend & Reform: The Future of America's Defense Spending Ended Free  

Who's Going

Loading your connections...

Share Defend & Reform: The Future of America's Defense Spending

Event Details

 SOLD OUT EVENT | If you are a member of the Media or a Congressional office please send email to Kate Pomeroy at kpomeroy@concernedveteransforamerica.org for registration information.


Defend and Reform: The Future of America’s Defense Spending

On December 11, The Weekly Standard’s William Kristol will moderate a panel discussion on defense spending, featuring experts in the field. Sponsored by Concerned Veterans for America, “DEFEND & REFORM: The Future of America’s Defense Spending” will diagnose defense spending challenges and offer practical solutions. Speakers will include: Michael O'Hanlon, Brookings Institution, Pete Hegseth, Concerned Veterans for America, Russell Rumbaugh, Stimson Center, and more. Luncheon will be served.

 

 

AGENDA

December 11, 2012


 

 

11:30 – 12:00 p.m. Event Registration & Seating

 

 

12:00 - 12:05 p.m. Welcome Remarks

 

Pete Hegseth, CEO, Concerned Veterans for America

 

 

 

12:05 - 12:10 p.m. Moderator Remarks

 

William Kristol, Editor, The Weekly Standard

 

 

 

12:10 – 12:25 p.m. Keynote Address: The Future of America’s Defense Spending

 

Michael O’Hanlon, Senior Fellow, The Brookings Institution

 

 

 

12:30 – 12:40 p.m. A Veteran’s View from the Senate

 

United States Senator Lindsey Graham, [R-SC], Senate Armed Services Committee

 

 

 

12:40 – 12:55 p.m. Panel Statements:

 

Congressman Tim Griffin, 2nd District of Arkansas

 

Russell Rumbaugh, Dir. of Budgeting for Foreign Affairs & Defense, Stimson Center

 

Steve Bucci, Senior Defense & Homeland Security Fellow at The Heritage Foundation

 

 

 

12:55 – 1:30 p.m. Panel Discussion:

 

Moderated by: William Kristol

 

Panelists: Congressman Tim Griffin, Michael O’Hanlon, Pete Hegseth,

 

Russell Rumbaugh & Steve Bucci

 

 

 

1:30 – 1:40 p.m. Where Do We Go From Here?

 

United States Senator Kelly Ayotte [R-NH], Senate Armed Services Committee

 

 

 

1:40 – 1:55 p.m. Q &A

 

 

 

1:55pm – 2:00 p.m. Adjournment, following Closing Remarks


Have questions about Defend & Reform: The Future of America's Defense Spending? Contact The Weekly Standard

When & Where


The Willard Room, The Willard Hotel
1401 Pennsylvania Ave NW
Washington, DC 20004

Tuesday, December 11, 2012 from 12:00 PM to 1:45 PM (EST)


  Add to my calendar

Organizer

The Weekly Standard

Weekly Standard Events leverages 20 years of unique insights and influence built by The Weekly Standard magazine to bring together policy makers, elected official, distinguished journalist and thought leaders in a live discussion of the important issues of the day.

Edited by Bill Kristol and Fred Barnes, The Weekly Standard print magazine, along with WeeklyStandard.com, reaches more than 5 million readers who rely on its polished prose, insider knowledge, humor, and analysis of politics, national security, domestic issues and culture. 

This event is sponsored by:


Learn more @ www.ConcernedVeteransForAmerica.org

By entering your email address, you’re opting in to receive email communication from MediaDC and its selected partners.  You’ll be able to opt out any time.  
  Contact the Organizer

Interested in hosting your own event?

Join millions of people on Eventbrite.

Please log in or sign up

In order to purchase these tickets in installments, you'll need an Eventbrite account. Log in or sign up for a free account to continue.