Espionage

Audio and Video of CIA-GW Conference on “The Ethos and Profession of Intelligence”

By Benjamin Wittes
Tuesday, November 3, 2015, 7:05 AM

The other day, I was privileged to participate in the CIA and George Washington University's conference on "The Ethos and Profession of Intelligence." Here are videos and audio of all of the sessions. The agenda ran as follows:

Conference Agenda 

 
Opening Remarks [9:00am - 9:20am]
John Brennan, Director, Central Intelligence Agency
 
21st Century Challenges: Denied Areas, Digital Domains, and Determined Adversaries 
[9:20am-10:20am]
Gwen Ifill (moderator) - Moderator and Managing editor of Washington Week; Co-Anchor and Managing Editor, PBS NewsHour
John Brennan - Director, Central Intelligence Agency (CIA)
Adm. Mike Rogers - Commander, US Cyber Command; Director, National Security Agency (NSA), Chief, Central Security Service 
Robert Cardillo - Director, National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency (NGA)
Doug Wise - Deputy Director, Defense Intelligence Agency (DIA) 
 
21st Century Warning: What Should Policymakers Reasonably Expect?[10:20am-11:20am]
David Cohen (Moderator) - Deputy Director, CIA
Michèle Flournoy - Co-Founder and CEO, Center for a New American Security; Under Secretary of Defense for Policy (former)
Chris Kojm - Visiting Professor, Practice of International Affairs, The George Washington University
Gregory Treverton - Chairman, National Intelligence Council (NIC)
 
Remarks [1:00pm - 1:05pm] 
Dr. Steven Knapp - President, The George Washington University
 
Keynote Address [1:05pm - 1:30pm]
James Clapper, Director of National Intelligence
 
Bridging 20th Century Law and 21st Century Intelligence [1:30pm - 2:30pm]
Ken Wainstein (Moderator) - Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft LLP; Homeland Security Advisor, White House (former)
Orin Kerr - Fred C. Stevenson Research Professor of Law, The George Washington University
Caroline Krass - General Counsel, CIA
Benjamin Wittes - Senior Fellow in Governance Studies, Brookings Institution
21st Century Intelligence Officers: What Capabilities Do They Need to Fulfill the Mission? [2:30pm - 3:30pm]
Dr. Mike Vickers (Moderator) - Undersecretary of Defense for Intelligence (former)
Glenn Gaffney - Associate Director for Talent, CIA 
Evan Burfield - Co-Founder and Co-CEO, 1776
Diana Burley - Executive Director and Chair, Institute for Information Infrastructure Protection (I3P); Professor, Human and Organizational Learning, The George Washington University
Andrew Hallman - Deputy Director, Digital Innovation, CIA
 
The Shared 21st Century International Mission - Partners in Security [4:00pm - 5:00pm]
David Ignatius (Moderator) -Associate Editor and Columnist, The Washington Post
Yaakov Amirdror - Anne and Greg Rosshandler Senior Fellow, Begin-Sadat Center for Strategic Studies; Distinguished Fellow, Jewish Institute for National Security Affairs, Israeli National Security Advisor (former)
Bernard Bajolet - Director, French Directorate General for External Security (DGSE)
John Brennan - Director, CIA
John Sawers - Partner and Chairman, Macro Advisory Partners; Chief, Secret Intelligence Service (MI6) (former)
 
Closing Remarks [5:00pm - 5:20pm]
Judge William Webster, Director CIA (former), Director Federal Bureau of Investigation (former) 

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