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Stability, Security, Transition & Reconstruction Operations (SSTRO) Conference

"Navigating Uncertainty, Managing Change: Applying Lessons Learned for Mission Success in the Face of
Operational and Fiscal Challenges"

18 June 2014

Arlington, VA


Agenda
Attendance Roster

Wednesday, June 18, 2014

Welcome and Opening Remarks:

Opening Keynote Address:

Professional Services Council Panel: Federal Acquisition: Climate, Trends, Challenges and Opportunities
Introduction: Dr. Lewis Rasmussen, Director, Tetra Tech; Division and Conference Co-Chair; NDIA SSTRO Division, Mr. Stan Soloway, President, Professional Services Council; Former Under Secretary of Defense (Acquisition Reform)
Panel:

A Distinguished Policy Perspective: Understanding USAID's Role in Conflict Prevention, Crisis Response and Stabilization
Introduction: Dr. Lewis Rasmussen, Director, Tetra Tech; Division and Conference Co-Chair; NDIA SSTRO Division

Panel: From Impediments to Success in Stabilization Efforts: Lessons Learned From Civil-Military and Public and Private Sector Cooperation
Introduction: Dr. Lewis Rasmussen, Director, Tetra Tech; Division and Conference Co-Chair; NDIA SSTRO Division
Moderator: Mr. Albert Cevallos, Director, Effective Governance, DAI

The Stimson Center Panel: Fragile and Failing States: Understanding and Applying Twenty Years of Lessons
Introduction: Mr. Walt Sasser, Owner/CEO, The Sasser Group, Ltd.; Division and Conference Co-Chair; NDIA SSTRO Division
Moderator: Ambassador Lincoln P. Bloomfield, Jr. (Ret), Chair, Board of Directors, The Stimson Center

Concluding Keynote Address:
Introduction: Ambassador John E. Herbst (Ret), Director, Center for Complex Operations, NDU

Senior Mentor Perspective
Introduction: Mr. Walt Sasser, Owner/CEO, The Sasser Group, Ltd.; Division and Conference Co-Chair; NDIA SSTRO Division