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Patuxent Defense Forum 2022

September 29 @ 8:30 am - 4:30 pm

14th Annual Patuxent Defense Forum
NATO’s Expansion and the Implications for Global Security”

A joint program hosted by The Patuxent Partnership and The Center for the Study of Democracy at St. Mary’s College of Maryland

Thursday, September 29, 2022
9:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.
St. Mary’s College of Maryland
47645 College Drive  |  Cole Cinema   |  St. Mary’s City, MD 20686

AGENDA (Panelists to be confirmed)
8-9am                       Check-in, Networking, and Continental Breakfast
9-9:45am                  Keynote Speaker: Admiral James G. Foggo, USN (Retired), Dean of the Center for Maritime Strategy, Navy League of the United States 
9:45-10am                Break
10-11:30am              Panel I: Strength in numbers: Will NATO become the big tent for all of Europe?
11:30am-12:30pm   Lunch (Great Room)
12:30-2pm                Panel II: Will NATO’s expansion produce a backlash from Russia?
2-2:15pm                  Break
2:15-3:45pm             Panel III: How does a strengthened NATO redefine global security?
3:45-4:15pm             Attendee Comments and Closing Remarks
4:30-5:30                  Reception (Aldom Lounge)

This annual forum brings together leading academics, highly ranked military officers and key policy analysts in government and business at St. Mary’s College campus to discuss issues central to U.S. foreign affairs and national defense. It is a unique, all-day forum designed to encourage diverse groups within the defense community to share information, network, and critically analyze policies and concepts affecting our national defense. We look forward to a robust exchange of ideas and opinions.

$75 – TPP members, SMCM Alums, 1634 Society
$100 – non-members
Register here.
Long form of registration link: https://paxpartnership.app.neoncrm.com/eventReg.jsp?event=330&

TPP does not provide refunds for canceled registrations. We welcome substitutions. In the event that the facility is closed on the day of the program due to inclement weather, TPP will refund your registration fee.

About The Patuxent Partnership and The Center for the Study of Democracy

 The Patuxent Partnership (TPP) works with government, industry and academia on initiatives in science, technology and innovation, hosts programs of interest to NAVAIR and the broader DoD community and supports workforce development including education initiatives & professional development.  

The Center for the Study of Democracy (CSD) explores contemporary and historical issues associated with the ideas of democracy, liberty, and justice in national and international contexts. It supports research that enhances our understanding of liberal democracy and its critics. CSD facilitates activities that strengthen democracy and the rule of law; enhance security and individual freedoms; invigorate the civil society; encourage free enterprise; and increase economic, environmental, educational, and cultural equity.

Acquisition workforce attendees can earn up to 8 CL points.
Points must be manually logged into eDACM: https://www.atrrs.army.mil/channels/navyedacm/Login/Logout.aspx


September 29
8:30 am - 4:30 pm


Cole Cinema, St. Mary’s College of Maryland
47645 College Drive
Saint Mary's City, MD 20686
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