CONFERENCE AGENDA

DAY ONE, WEDNESDAY MAY 25

6:30–9:00 PM

Reception and Dinner for Participants
Bechtel Conference Center, Encina Hall, Stanford University
 
Welcome
JOHN HENNESSY, President, Stanford University
 


 

DAY TWO, THURSDAY MAY 26

 

CONFERENCE
The William and Flora Hewlett Foundation, Menlo Park

8:30–9:00 AM

Breakfast

9:00–9:15 AM

Greeting and Introduction
PAUL BREST, President, The Hewlett Foundation (5 minutes)
ABRAHAM D. SOFAER, (5 minutes)

9:15–11:00 AM

PANEL 1: Current Threats to National Security
Chair:
   SCOTT SAGAN
Participants:
   MICHAEL RADU (terrorism)
   SIDNEY DRELL (nuclear proliferation)
   CHRIS CHYBA (biological weapons)

11:00–11:15 AM

Coffee

11:15–12:30 PM

PANEL 2: Preventive Force and its Dangers
Chair:
   DAVID HOLLOWAY
Participants:
   COL. DANIEL ZAJAC (history and rationale)
   JAMES STEINBERG (dangers and difficulties)

12:30–1:30 PM

Lunch

1:30–3:00 PM

PANEL 3: Law, Legitimacy & Preventive Force
Chair:
   ANNE-MARIE SLAUGHTER
Participants:
   GERHARD CASPER (law & legitimacy)
   ALLEN WEINER (adequacy of current norms)
   ABRAHAM D. SOFAER (inadequacy of current norms)

3:00–3:15 PM

Coffee

3:15–5:00 PM

PANEL 4: Emerging Norms: Alternate Views
Chair:
   JOHN IKENBERRY
Participants:
   IVO DAALDER
   STEPHEN STEDMAN

6:00–6:30 PM

Reception
Mark Hatfield Court, Stauffer Auditorium
Herbert Hoover Memorial Building
Stanford University

6:30–7:15 PM

Pre-dinner Program
Welcoming Remarks
JOHN RAISIAN, Director, the Hoover Institution
 
PANEL FOR UNCOMMON KNOWLEDGE:
Preventive Force and International Security
Participants will watch the taped PBS program for Uncommon Knowledge.
 
Moderator:
   PETER ROBINSON
Participants:
   VICTOR D. HANSON
   ANNE-MARIE SLAUGHTER
   STEPHEN STEDMAN

7:15–9:00 PM

Dinner Stauffer Auditorium

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