2017 LENS Conference

The 2017 LENS Conference poster, Cyber, Security & Surveillance: Truth & Consequences

Duke's Center on Law, Ethics and National Security (LENS) will hold its annual national security conference on February 24-25 at Duke Law School. The 2017 LENS conference, titled "Cyber, Security & Surveillance: Truth & Consequences."

 

The conference is currently completely booked, but we invite you to use the Registration process below to secure a place on the waiting list.  Because the main conference room (Rm 3041) and the overflow room (Rm 3037) will both be fully utilized, attendees are reminded that seating is on a ‘first come, first serve’ basis, and we are unable to allow the ‘saving’ of seats.

Register Here for Waitlist

 

Conference Schedule

Thursday, February 23, 2017

Duke Law School, Room 3041

12:30 p.m.

Professor George Lucas will speak about his new book, Ethics and Cyber Warfare: The Quest for Responsible Security in the Age of Digital Warfare at 12:30 pm in Room 3041.  The public is invited, and pizza will be served.  No conference registration required.

Friday, February 24, 2017

Duke Law School, Room 3041

7:30 a.m. Registration & continental breakfast
8:15 a.m. Welcome: Dean David F. Levi, Duke Law School
8:20 a.m. Conference Welcome: Maj. Gen. Charlie Dunlap, USAF (Ret.), LENS Executive Director
8:30 a.m. Keynote: Cyber, Security & Surveillance: Framing the Issues
  Speaker: John D. Carlin, Former Assistant Attorney General for National Security
9:15 a.m. Break
9:30 a.m. Military Lawyering in the Cyber Era: Challenges and Opportunities
 

Moderator: Maj. Gen. Charlie Dunlap, USAF (Ret.), LENS Executive Director
RADM Steven Andersen, TJAG and Chief Counsel, USCG
MG Tom Ayres, USA, DJAG, U.S. Army
RADM John Hannink USN, DJAG, US Navy
Maj. Gen. Jeffrey Rockwell, USAF, DJAG, U.S. Air Force

11:00 a.m. Break (pick up box lunches)
11:20 a.m. Luncheon Speech: China, Cyber, and U.S. National Security
  Introduction: Maj. Gen. Charlie Dunlap, USAF (Ret.), LENS Executive Director
Speaker: Dr. Dean Cheng, Heritage Foundation, author of Cyber Dragon: Inside China's Information Warfare and Cyber Operations (2017)
12:30 p.m. Break
12:45 p.m. The Future of Cybersecurity
  Moderator: Prof. David Hoffman, Duke Law School
Prof. Kristen Eichensehr, UCLA Law School
Maj. Gen. Larry Wells, USAF (Ret.), Senior Director, Cyberspace Innovation at Stellar Solutions, Inc.
Mr. Ari Schwartz, Managing Director of Cybersecurity Services, Venable LLP
Prof. Mary-Rose Papandrea, UNC Law School
2:15 p.m. Break
2:30 p.m. Civil Military Relations in the Cyber Era
  Moderator: Maj. Gen. Charlie Dunlap, USAF (Ret.), LENS Executive Director
Prof. Rosa Brooks, Georgetown Law, author of How Everything Became War and the Military Became Everything: Tales from the Pentagon (2016)
Dr. Kori Schake, Hoover Institution, editor of Warriors and Citizens: American Views of Our Military (2016)
Prof. William Banks, Syracuse Law, author of Soldiers on the Home Front: The Domestic Role of the American Military (2016)
3:45 p.m. Break
4:00 p.m. Cyber Law: Tallinn 2.0
 

Col. Gary Corn, USA, Staff Judge Advocate, U.S. Cyber Command
Prof. Sean Watts, Creighton University School of Law

5:00 p.m. First day of conference concludes
6:30 p.m. Reception at Washington Duke Inn
7:15 p.m. Conference Dinner at Washington Duke Inn
Ambassador Ballroom
  Host: Maj. Gen. Charlie Dunlap, USAF (Ret.), LENS Executive Director
Speaker: Ms. Monika Bickert, Head of Global Policy Management at Facebook

Saturday, February 25, 2017

Duke Law School, Room 3041

8:00 a.m. Registration & continental breakfast
8:30 a.m. Keynote: The View from the NSA
  Introduction: Maj. Gen. Charlie Dunlap, USAF (Ret.), LENS Executive Director
Speaker: Mr. Glenn S. Gerstell, General Counsel, National Security Agency
9:15 a.m. Break
9:30 a.m. Cyber & Surveillance
  Moderator: Ms. Erin Wirtanen, Central Intelligence Agency
Prof. William Banks, Syracuse Law School
Ms. Susan Hennessy, Brookings Institution
Prof. Michael Newton, Vanderbilt Law School
Ms. Mieke Eoyang, Third Way
11:00 a.m. Break
11:15 a.m. Ethics in the Age of Cyber and Autonomy
  Speaker: Col. Linell Letendre, USAF, Head, Department of Law, U.S. Air Force Academy
12:15 p.m. Closing remarks: Maj. Gen. Charlie Dunlap, USAF (Ret.),  LENS Executive Director
12:30 p.m. Conference concludes

The conference is produced by the Center on Law, Ethics and National Security at Duke Law School

 

Conference Details

Registration for Waitlist

Parking

On Friday, February 24th, parking will be available in the 751 Parking Garage. Permits will be given out for all day parking in this lot. The parking garage is accessible off of Cameron Blvd. (also known as 751). This parking lot is located on the corner of Cameron Blvd. and Science Dr. For further information, please see the Parking Map.

On Saturday, February 25th, parking for the conference will be available in the Law School parking lot, entrance located on Towerview Road. 

Conference Seating

Conference seating will be on a first come, first serve basis. Once the main auditorium is full, attendees will be invited to view a live webcast of the conference in the adjacent overflow room.

WiFi

WiFi will be available to conference attendees.

CLE

We have been approved by the PA Bar for 10 hours of CLE, including 1 hour of ethics. We have been approved by the NC Bar for 9 hours of CLE, including 1 hour of ethics. Please refer to the NC Rules of Professional Conduct and the conference CLE materials if needed. Any associated fees will be the responsibility of the individual. To receive CLE credit, you must sign the CLE roster each day of the conference.

Dress

There is no dress code for the conference itself. However, most speakers will be in business attire. Military personnel are welcome to wear their UOD. For the conference reception and dinner, it is requested that gentlemen wear coat & tie. Ladies are requested to wear dressy or business attire (formal cocktail attire is not required). Military personnel are welcome to wear their service dress or civilian attire.

Point of Contact

Victoria Zellefrow
lensmailbox@law.duke.edu
(919) 613-8545
 

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