Industry Innovation Seminar on Pandemic Response

Industry Innovation Seminar on Pandemic Response

 Date: Tuesday, April 27, 2021 from 9:00am – 12:00pm

This is a small group expert seminar for select NDU students, faculty, and leaders as well as senior government, military, and private sector executive partners.   This seminar is not open to the public.  For more information, please contact Laurie Powers.

Download the Fact Sheet [PDF 159KB]

Special Remarks by:

  • Lt. Gen. Michael Plehn, USAF, 17th President, National Defense University
  • Ella Studer, Senior Vice President, Government Solutions U.S. – Readiness and Sustainment Solutions, KBR.  NDU Dwight D. Eisenhower School for National Security, MS National Security and Resource Strategy 2001

Speakers and Moderators:

  • Paul Deluca, Director, Navy and Marine Forces Center, RAND
  • Dr. Diane DiEuliis, Senior Research Fellow, NDU Center for the Study of Weapons of Mass Destruction (CSWMD)
  • Dr. Gerald Epstein, Distinguished Fellow, NDU Center for the Study of Weapons of Mass Destruction (CSWMD)
  • Kyra Rosow Faircloth, US COVID-19 Commercial Lead, Pfizer
  • Michael Flanagan, Vice President Operations, Logistics Civil Augmentation Program, KBR
  • Dr. Jeffrey Gold, Chancellor and Chief Executive Officer, University of Nebraska Medical Center
  • COL Matthew Hepburn MD, USA, Vaccine Development Lead Federal COVID-19 Vaccines/Therapeutics Operation, Operation Warp Speed, Department of Defense, DARPA
  • Dr. Seth Lederman, Chief Executive Officer (CEO), Tonix Pharmaceuticals
  • Bradley Martin, PhD, Director, RAND National Security Supply Chain Institute; Senior Policy Researcher
  • James Schmeling, J.D., President and CEO), NDU Foundation
  • Robert Spring, Esq. Expert Consultant, NDU and Board member NDU Foundation
  • Laura K. Wolf, PhD, Director, Critical Infrastructure Protection Division, Office of the Assistant Secretary for Preparedness and Response, US Department of Health and Human Services.