New York Historical Society

New Frontiers in the 21st Century

March 09, 2013 | 9:00 am

About the Event

Sponsored Jointly by the New York Historical Society

and the Foreign Policy Research Institute

9:00 a.m. – 12:15 p.m. (includes continental breakfast)

NY Historical Society, 170 Central Park West at Richard Gilder Way (77th Street), NYC

Tickets required

9 am: Registration and Continental Breakfast (included)

9:30 am: A Layman’s Guide to Cyberwar

In a presentation that has been lauded by former National Security Advisor Robert McFarlane, Lawrence Husick, co-chair of the Foreign Policy Research Institute’s Center for the Study of Terrorism, examines why the cyberwars of the future are the next great threat to national security, military capabilities, and civilian systems and infrastructure.

11 am: Imagining Conflict with China – and Avoiding It
With the rapid expansion of China’s economy has come the rise of its military power and the enlargement of its regional and global aspirations. Is China on a trajectory that will bring it into conflict with the United States? Toshi Yoshihara is John A. van Beuren Chair of Asia-Pacific Studies at the U.S. Naval War College.

This event is the first in a three part series at the New York Historical Society on Old Wars, New Threats.


Venue

New York Historical Society

170 Central Park West
New York. NY. US. 10024


Registration

Tickets required.  Tickets may be purchased through the New York Historical Society. Tickets $60 per person.

Purchasing a Ticket:  Please purchase your ticket in advance by visiting the the ticketing page here:

https://www.nyhistory.org/programs/new-frontiers-21st-century

or by calling the New-York Historical Society call center at 212-485-9268.

The Call Center is open 9am–5pm daily. Advance purchase is required to guarantee seating

Discounts

Educators: You may purchase a ticket for just $10. Please use the discount code TEACHNY2 when ordering.

FPRI members: You may purchase a ticket for just $36. Please use the discount code FPRI9 when ordering..


Speakers

Lawrence Husick

Lawrence Husick - Lawrence Husick is Co-Chairman of the Foreign Policy Research Institute’s Center for the Study of Terrorism. He is also co-director of the FPRI Wachman Center’s Program on Teaching Innovation and a faculty member at the Whiting Graduate School of Engineering and the Krieger School of Arts and Sciences Graduate Biotechnology Program of the Johns Hopkins University.

Toshi Yoshihara

Toshi Yoshihara - Toshi Yoshihara is John A. van Beuren Chair of Asia-Pacific Studies at the U.S. Naval War College in Newport, R.I.