New York University’s Center on Law and Security will present a day-long conference, “Intelligence in the Age of National Security,” focusing on the current state of the nation’s intelligence structures, its successes and challenges, and its proposed new directions and goals, on Fri., Feb. 1, 9:30 a.m.-3:45 p.m., at NYU’s, Vanderbilt Hall, Greenberg Lounge, 40 Washington Square South (between Sullivan and MacDougal Sts.). Subways: A, B, C, D, E, F, V (West 4th Street)
Speakers include: Ambassador Henry Crumpton, former State Department coordinator for counterterrorism; Paul Pillar, visiting professor, Georgetown University and former intelligence official; Jennifer Sims, visiting professor, Georgetown University and former deputy assistant secretary of state for intelligence coordination; Washington Post reporters Walter Pincus and Dana Priest; Tyler Drumheller, former CIA chief of European operations; Lawrence Wright, fellow, Center on Law and Security and Pulitzer Prize-winning author of The Looming Tower; and Tim Weiner, New York Times reporter and National Book Award finalist for Legacy of Ashes. Reporters interested in attending should contact Maggie McQuade at 212.992.8640 or email@example.com.
The event is free and open to the public. RSVP to 212.992.8640 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
- (9:30-9:45 a.m.) Introductory Remarks - Karen Greenberg, executive director, Center on Law and Security
- (9:45-10:30 a.m.) Keynote Speaker- Ambassador Henry Crumpton, former coordinator for counterterrorism, U.S. Department of State
- (10:45 a.m.-12:15 p.m.) Intelligence Agenda: Counterterrorism and Counterintelligence
- (1:15-2:30 p.m.) Intelligence and the Law
- (2:30-3:45 p.m.) Balancing Act: The Press and Reporting on Intelligence