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The Cognitive Security Conference (COGSEC)

March 4 - 5, 2021 | TBA | Zoom

On March 4-5, 2021, the Strauss Center will partner with Moody’s Center for Media Engagement (CME) to host COGSEC, a new conference focusing on the real-world practice of countering online influence operations. The conference will…

“Trust, But Verify: Incentivizing Compliance” Space Traffic Management Conference

January 26 - 27, 2021 | TBD | Zoom

The Space Security and Safety (SSS) Program at The University of Texas at Austin’s Strauss Center and the Cockrell School of Engineering, in partnership with the International Academy of Astronautics (IAA), will hold the 7th annual Space Traffic Management conference, “Trust, But Verify:…

2021 Cyber 9/12 Challenge

January 7 - 8, 2021 | ALL DAY | Zoom

We are excited to announce that the Strauss Center at The University of Texas at  Austin is partnering with the Atlantic Council’s Cyber Statecraft Initiative to host a “regional” round of the Atlantic Council’s renowned cybersecurity policy competition. This stand-alone event…

A Conversation on Space Resources with Dr. Diane Howard

October 28, 2020 | 12:15pm - 1:15pm | Zoom Webinar

On Wednesday, October 28, 2020, the Strauss Center will host Dr. Diane Howard, Chief Counsel for Space Commerce at the U.S. Department of Commerce, for a virtual talk. This webinar is part of our Brumley…

John O. Brennan’s “Undaunted: My Fight Against America’s Enemies, At Home and Abroad”

October 26, 2020 | 12:15 - 1:30 pm | Zoom webinar

On Monday, October 26, The University of Texas at Austin’s Intelligence Studies Project, the Strauss Center, and Clements Center will host former CIA Director John Brennan for a virtual book talk on his recently released book, Undaunted:…

Free Speech Online: International Censorship Challenge

October 22, 2020 | 5:00 - 6:00 pm | Zoom Webinar

On Thursday, October 22, 2020, please join Evelyn Douek, lecturer on law and SJD candidate at Harvard Law School, and David Kaye, clinical professor of law and Director of the International Justice Clinic at the…

Arms Control and Cold War-Era Treaties

October 19, 2020 | 12:15pm - 1:15pm | Zoom Webinar

On Monday, October 19, 2020, the Strauss Center will host Ambassador Bonnie Jenkins, founder and president of the Women of Color Advancing Peace, Security and Conflict Transformation (WCAPS) nonprofit organization and nonresident Senior Fellow at…

The Man Who Ran Washington: The Life and Times of James A. Baker III

October 15, 2020 | 12:00 pm - 1:15 pm | Zoom

On Thursday, October 15, 2020, the Strauss Center and the Clements Center for National Security will host Peter Baker, chief White House correspondent for The New York Times, and Susan Glasser, staff writer at The New Yorker, for…

Disempowered: Electricity, Citizenship, and the Politics of Privatization in South Asia

October 14, 2020 | 12:15pm - 1:15pm | Zoom Webinar

On October 14, the Strauss Center hosted Dr. Erum Haider, Assistant Professor in Political Science and Environmental Studies at the College of Wooster, for a virtual talk. This webinar was part of our Brumley Speaker Series….

MS-13: The Making of America’s Most Notorious Gang

October 8, 2020 | 3:00PM - 4:00PM (CT) | Facebook Live

On Thursday, October 8, 2020, the Strauss Center and the Teresa Lozano Long Institute of Latin American Studies (LLILAS) at UT Austin will host a virtual talk by Steven Dudley, director of InSight Crime, on…