National Security Lecture Series


The University of Mary Washington Dahlgren Campus, Center for Education and Research is hosting a series of lectures this Spring 2019 on national security challenges facing the United States.

The lecture series is a joint effort of the Fredericksburg Regional Military Affairs Council, the Joint Warfare Analysis Center (JWAC) and UMW. The lectures provide Department of Defense and contractor employees overviews of international security in regions of interest and spark thought-provoking discussions.


13 February 2019          What the Secret History of Silicon Valley Tell Us about Innovation in IT Acquisition

27 February 2019        China’s Belt and Road Initiative: A Comprehensive National Security Strategy 

11 March 2019              Technology Converges; Power Diffuses

9 May 2019                   The Ebbs and Flows of the Post Arab Spring Middle East: Towards a New Way of Strategic Thinking