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The Cognitive Security Conference (COGSEC)

March 4 - 5, 2021 | TBA | Zoom

On March 4-5, 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 be…

Challenges in U.S./Mexico/Central America Policy at the Beginning of the Biden Administration

March 2, 2021 | 12:15-1:15 pm | Zoom Webinar

On Tuesday, March 2, the Strauss Center is pleased to welcome Joy Olson, Consultant; Former Executive Director of the Washington Office on Latin America (WOLA), for a virtual talk on “Challenges in U.S./Mexico/Central America Policy…

The North Korea Forecast for 2021: A Former National Intelligence Officer’s View

February 2, 2021 | 12:15-1:15 pm | Zoom Webinar

On Tuesday, February 2, the Strauss Center, Intelligence Studies Project, and Clements Centers are pleased to welcome Markus Garlauskas, a former North Korea National Intelligence Officer and Nonresident Senior Fellow with the Asia Security Initiative…

“Trust, But Verify: Incentivizing Compliance” 2021 Space Traffic Management Conference

January 26 - 27, 2021 | 8 - 11 am CT | 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:…

A Conservation with Dulce Garcia of Border Angels

January 21, 2021 | 12:15 - 1:15 PM | Zoom Webinar

On Thursday, January 21, the Strauss Center will host Dulce Garcia, Executive Director of Border Angels, for a virtual talk. This webinar is part of our Brumley Speaker Series. Border Angels is a non-profit organization…

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…

Water, Climate, and the State

November 30, 2020 | 12:15 - 1:15pm | Zoom Webinar

On Monday, November 30, the Strauss Center will host Dr. Barbara van Koppen, Emeritus Scientist on Poverty, Gender, and Water at the International Water Management Institute, for a virtual talk. This talk will explore…

What’s the Point of DHS?

November 16, 2020 | 12:15 - 1:15 pm | Zoom Webinar

On November 16, the Strauss Center welcomed Ben Rohrbaugh, a fellow of Strauss’ Central America and Mexico Policy Initiative and the author of More or Less Afraid of Nearly Everything: Homeland Security, Borders, and Disasters in…

A Conversation on Space Resources with Dr. Diane Howard

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

On October 28, 2020, the Strauss Center hosted Dr. Diane Howard, Chief Counsel for Space Commerce at the U.S. Department of Commerce, for a virtual conversation on space resources. This webinar was part of our…

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 hosted former CIA Director John Brennan for a virtual talk on his recently released book, Undaunted: My Fight Against…