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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…

How to Lose the Information War, by Nina Jankowicz

Nina Jankowicz’s “How to Lose the Information War: Russia, Fake News, and the Future of Conflict”

February 25, 2021 | 12:15 - 1:45 pm | Zoom Webinar

*Virtual doors open at 12:00 pm CT. Registration will open here on February 11. Registration is required. Please note you must have a Zoom account and login to Zoom with the same email address you…

Democracy, Autocracy, and Revolution in Russia and Post-Soviet Eurasia

February 23, 2021 | 12:15 - 1:15pm | Zoom Webinar

On Tuesday, February 23, the Strauss Center will host Dr. Henry Hale, Professor of Political Science and International Affairs at The George Washington University’s Elliott School of International Affairs, for a virtual talk on democracy, autocracy,…

Nicole Perlroth Lecture 2/18/21

Nicole Perlroth’s “This Is How They Tell Me the World Ends”

February 18, 2021 | 12:15 - 1:15 pm | Zoom Webinar

On Thursday, February 18, the Strauss Center will welcome The New York Times cybersecurity reporter Nicole Perlroth, for a virtual conversation on her newly released book, “This Is How They Tell Me the World Ends: The Cyber…

The New Rules of War, Sean McFate's book

Sean McFate’s “The New Rules of War: How America Can Win – Against Russia, China, and Other Threats”

February 17, 2021 | 12:15 - 1:45 pm | Zoom Webinar

*Virtual doors open at 12:00 pm CT. Registration will open here on February 2. Registration is required. Please note you must have a Zoom account and login to Zoom with the same email address you…

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 am - 12 pm CT | Zoom Webinar

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) and Lockheed Martin, will hold the 7th annual Space Traffic Management conference,…

A Conversation with Dulce Garcia of Border Angels

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

On January 21, the Strauss Center hosted Dulce Garcia, Executive Director of Border Angels, for a virtual talk on the crisis at the border during the COVID-19 pandemic. This webinar was part of our Brumley…

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…

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