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Spotlight Seminar

The WMD Center 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.

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Annual Symposium

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.

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Invitational Workshops

The WMD 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..


Spotlight Seminar Series

Spotlight Webinar: Coronavirus and Biosecurity

On 28 May, 2020, CSWMD hosted a virtual panel on bioterrorism, biosurveillance, and infectious disease.

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Spotlight Webinar: Mobile Missile Vulnerability: Nuclear Weapons, AI, and the New Arms Race

On 9 April 2020, CSWMD hosted a virtual panel discussion on the increasing ability of major powers to destroy moving targets using advanced technology like AI, cyber, drones, cloud computing, data analytics, and hypersonic missiles.

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Spotlight Webinar: Maximizing Leverage: China’s Strategic Force Posture Choices in the Information Age

On 14 May 2020, CSWMD hosted a virtual panel discussion on the logic of China's "strategic substitution" approach to coercive leverage and China's space, cyber, and conventional missile strategic force postures.

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Spotlight Seminar: The End of Strategic Stability? Nuclear Weapons and the Challenge of Regional Rivalries

On September 12 2019, Lawrence Rubin, Adam Stulberg, and Dima Adamsky will unpack and examine how different states in different regions view strategic stability.

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Spotlight Seminar: Crisis Stability, Escalation, and Social Media

At the July Spotlight Seminar, Dr. Heather Williams will give a talk on the dynamics of crisis stability in the social media age.

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