The WMD Spotlight Seminar Series is a monthly forum hosted by the National Defense University’s Center for the Study of Weapons of Mass Destruction. The series features senior-level speakers from across the Countering WMD community to discuss topical WMD and national security issues.
The WMD Center Symposium is an annual conference for the countering WMD community. This classified symposium is typically held in the spring and focuses on relevant CWMD equities within the interagency.
The Center also holds a variety of workshops to foster deeper understanding of WMD issues and provide support to our sponsors. These events are by invitation only and focus on policy development and upcoming research projects..
On September 12, Lawrence Rubin, Adam Stulberg, and Dima Adamsky will unpack and examine how different states in different regions view strategic stability.
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At the July Spotlight Seminar, Dr. Heather Williams will give a talk on the dynamics of crisis stability in the social media age.
At the April Spotlight Seminar, Assistant Secretary of State Chris Ford will deliver a talk on biosecurity.
Center for the Study of Weapons of Mass Destruction’s annual symposium, Countering WMD at 25: A Changing World took place on 19-20 June 2019 at NDU, Fort Lesley J. McNair, Washington, D.C.
Dr. David Wunschel presented examples of current research in the fields of chemical and biological forensics.
Please join us for a policy discussion of the 2019 Missile Defense Review on 21 February.
On November 29, 2018, the National Defense University hosted the first day of the 3-day 2018 North Atlantic Treaty Organization Nuclear Policy Symposium. The theme of the conference is "NATO Nuclear Deterrence: Next Steps in the Adaptation Process." Learn more and view pictures from the event here.
On November 8, 2018, CSWMD's Program for Emerging Leaders hosted a Leadership Dinner featuring the Honorable Guy B. Roberts, Assistant Secretary of Defense for Nuclear, Chemical, and Biological Defense Programs.
At CSWMD’s November Spotlight Seminar, Dr. Phillip Bleek and Mr. Cyrus Jabbari led a discussion on the implications of microfluidics for the CWMD community.
The E&C Workshop: "The Dynamics of Technology Push and Market Pull: Exploring Links between the Adoption of Emerging Technologies and WMD" took place on 31 October 2018.
At CSWMD's October Spotlight Seminar, Professor Lawrence Freedman presented his latest research on the influence of social media on crisis escalation.
The 2018 Symposium focused on the evolving role of WMD within the geopolitical strategies, defense policies, and military plans of potential U.S. adversaries.
The Center for the Study of Weapons of Mass Destruction, National Defense University hosted a CWMD Education Community Consortium (ECC) workshop on 6 June 2018.
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Emerging technologies are transforming life, industry, and the global economy in positive ways, but
Date: Thursday, July 21, 2016
Time: 12:30 PM - 2:00 PM
Date: June 6-10, 2016
The Summer Immersion for the Program for Emerging Leaders (PEL) will be held at NDU, Fort Lesley J. McNair, Washington, DC. This event is by invitation only.
On 11-12 May, 2016 the Center for the Study of Weapons of Mass Destruction (CSWMD) held its annual
Date: Thursday, April 7, 2016
Time: 12:30 PM - 2:00 PM
Despite the successful destruction of Syria’s declared chemical weapons stockpile in 2014, the continued use of toxic chemicals as weapons of war in Syria and Iraq underscores the threat of persistent small-scale chemical warfare still facing the international community.
The Center for the Study of Weapons of Mass Destruction will be holding a WMD Education Conference.
On March 24th, 2016 the Center for the Study of Weapons of Mass Destruction (CSWMD) held a spotlight
On February 4th, 2016 the Center for the Study of Weapons of Mass Destruction (CSWMD) hosted a
On January 19-20, The Center for the Study of Weapons of Mass Destruction (CSWMD) conducted a
Date: Tuesday, October 20, 2015
Time: 12:30 PM –2:00 PM
You are cordially invited to the National Defense University (NDU) Center for the Study of Weapons of Mass Destruction’s Spotlight Seminar at NDU’s Lincoln Hall, Room 1105.
On 8 October 2015, National Defense University hosted a deterrence seminar featuring ADM Cecil Haney, Commander, U.S. Strategic Command, as keynote presenter.