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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:…

Brumley Speaker Series: Ambassador Bonnie Jenkins of The Brookings Institution

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

On Monday, October 19, 2020, the Strauss Center will host 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…

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, for a virtual book talk on his upcoming…

Brumley Speaker Series: Dr. Erum Haider of The College of Wooster

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

On Wednesday, October 14, 2020, the Strauss Center will host Dr. Erum Haider, Assistant Professor in Political Science and Environmental Studies at the College of Wooster, for a virtual talk. This webinar is part of our…

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…

Pandemic Planning and Response Part II: High Stakes and Tough Decisions, Revisited

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

On Thursday, October 1, 2020, the Strauss and Clements Centers welcome back Dr. Julie Schafer for a second conversation on the tough decisions governments face in responding to pandemics. Building upon the original event earlier this…

Deterrence Through Accountability in Cyberspace

September 22, 2020 | 12:15pm - 1:15pm | Zoom Webinar

On Tuesday, September 22, 2020, the Strauss Center will host Jonathan Welburn, Professor at the Frederick S. Pardee RAND Graduate School, for a virtual talk on accountability as a defense mechanism in cyberspace. This webinar…

National Security Law Webinars – Day 2

August 5, 2020 | 9:45 am - 1:00 pm | Zoom

The Strauss Center, in partnership with the National Security Law Program at Columbia Law School, is pleased to announce the latest installments in an ongoing series of national security law webinars. On July 29th and August 5th, Professor Matt…

National Security Law Webinars – Day 1

July 29, 2020 | 9:45 am - 1:00 pm | Zoom

The Strauss Center, in partnership with the National Security Law Program at Columbia Law School, is pleased to announce the latest installments in an ongoing series of national security law webinars. On July 29th and August 5th, Professor Matt…

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