Rewiring the Pentagon: Charting a New Path on Innovation and Cybersecurity



Ashton Carter, United States Department of Defense

Date and Time

April 23, 2015 11:00 AM - 12:30 PM



Open to Stanford faculty, students, staff, and visiting scholars.

RSVP required by 5PM April 20.


Cemex Auditorium

655 Knight Way

Stanford University

The Freeman Spogli Institute for International Studies, the Center for International Security & Cooperation, and the Hoover Institution are honored to co-sponsor the 2015 Drell Lecture with The Honorable Ashton B. Carter, 25th U.S. Secretary of Defense, who will speak on "Rewiring the Pentagon: Charting a New Path on Innovation and Cybersecurity." The event will include welcoming remarks by Stanford University President John Hennessy. The talk will be followed by a Q&A session with Carter moderated by Amy Zegart, co-director of the CISAC and senior fellow at Hoover. Questions will be collected from the audience as well as from Twitter, using the hashtag #SecDefAtStanford. 


Drell Lecture Recording: NA


Drell Lecture Transcript: NA


Speaker's Biography: Secretary Carter was the 2014-2015 Payne Distinguished Visitor at the Freeman-Spogli Institute for International Studies until he left upon his nomination by the White House. Ash Carter served in numerous jobs in the Department of Defense, and as the twenty-fifth Secretary of Defense under President Obama. 



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