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Livestream of "The National Security Division at 10: Past, Present, and Future"

By Benjamin Wittes
Wednesday, September 14, 2016, 8:02 AM

A major event celebrating ten years of the Justice Department's National Security Division is taking place at the Center for Strategic and International Studies.

Here's the livestream:

Here's how CSIS is describing the event, along with the program:

The National Security Division (NSD) of the U.S. Department of Justice was created after 9/11 to integrate law enforcement, intelligence, and other government tools in the fight against national security threats. September 2016 will mark NSD's 10-year anniversary since commencing operations—please join us for a full day of discussions on the evolving national security threat since 9/11, the progress that NSD has made over the past 10 years, and key issues and threats that NSD will face in the next decade.

9:00 am Welcome, Sean O’Keefe, Distinguished Senior Advisor, Center for Strategic and International Studies
Opening Remarks, John P. Carlin, Assistant Attorney General, National Security Division

Keynote: Loretta E. Lynch, Attorney General

9:30 am Panel I: The National Security Division’s Response to Evolving Threats

Panelists:
David S. Kris, former Assistant Attorney General, National Security Division
J. Patrick Rowan, former Assistant Attorney General, National Security Division
Kenneth L. Wainstein, former Assistant Attorney General, National Security Division

Moderator: John P. Carlin, Assistant Attorney General, National Security Division

10:30 am Keynote: Denis McDonough, White House Chief of Staff
Introduced by: John P. Carlin, Assistant Attorney General, National Security Division

10:45 am Coffee Break

11:00 am Panel II: National Security and the Rule of Law

Panelists:
James A. Baker, General Counsel, Federal Bureau of Investigation
Alice S. Fisher, former Assistant Attorney General, Criminal Division
Patrick J. Fitzgerald, former United States Attorney, Northern District of Illinois

Moderator: George Z. Toscas, Deputy Assistant Attorney General, National Security Division

11:45 pm Keynote: Lisa O. Monaco, Assistant to the President for Homeland Security and Counterterrorism, and former Assistant Attorney General, National Security Division

Interviewer: Walter Isaacson, President and CEO, Aspen Institute

12:15 pm Lunch

1:00 pm Keynote: James B. Comey, Director, Federal Bureau of Investigation

Introduction by: Kathleen H. Hicks, Senior Vice President, Henry A. Kissinger Chair, and Director, International Security Program, Center for Strategic and International Studies

Interviewer: John P. Carlin, Assistant Attorney General, National Security

1:45 pm Panel III: NSD’s Role within the Three Branches of Government

Panelists:
Hon. John D. Bates, Judge, United States District Court for the District of Columbia, and former Presiding Judge, United States Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court
Rachel L. Brand, Board Member, Privacy and Civil Liberties Oversight Board
Hon. Michael J. “Mike” Rogers, former Representative for Michigan’s 8th Congressional District and Chairman, Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence
Frances F. Townsend, CSIS Trustee and former Assistant to the President for Homeland Security and Counterterrorism

Moderator: Stuart J. Evans, Deputy Assistant Attorney General, National Security Division

2:45 pm Keynote: John O. Brennan, Director, Central Intelligence Agency

Interviewer: John P. Carlin, Assistant Attorney General, National Security Division

3:15 pm Coffee Break

3:30 pm Keynote: Hon. Laurence H. Silberman, Judge, United States Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit, and former Co-Chairman, WMD Commission

Interviewer: Benjamin Wittes, The Brookings Institution

Panel IV: Responding to Next-Generation Threats

Panelists:
Matthew G. Olsen, former Director, National Counterterrorism Center, and former Acting Assistant Attorney General, National Security Division
Admiral Michael S. Rogers, United States Navy, Commander, United States Cyber Command, Director, National Security Agency/Chief, Central Security Service
Adam J. Szubin, Acting Under Secretary for Terrorism and Financial Intelligence, United States Department of the Treasury

Moderator: James Andrew Lewis, Senior Vice President and Director, Strategic Technologies Program, Center for Strategic and International Studies

5:00 pm Closing Remarks: John P. Carlin, Assistant Attorney General, National Security Division

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