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12th Annual Patuxent Defense Forum- Arctic Domain


The 12th Annual Patuxent Defense Forum

Jointly presented by

The Patuxent Partnership and

The Center for the Study of Democracy, St. Mary's College of Maryland

“The Arctic Domain: From Economics to National Security”


Tuesday, December 12
8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Check-in and coffee at 8:15 a.m. 


  • $75 - TPP Members, SMCM Alums, 1634 Club
  • $100 - Non-TPP Members


This unique forum addresses issues central to U.S. defense and foreign affairs. In this day-long forum, panelists representing policymakers, academics, and government officials, will discuss topics such as climate change, responsible resource extraction, energy development, tourism, rights of indigenous peoples, territorial claims and defense issues, the U.S. Arctic strategy, and international frameworks for cooperation.


Major General Randy "Church" Kee, USAF (retired), Executive Director, Arctic Domain Awareness Center, a DHS CoE, hosted by University of Alaska.  MG Kee served as the Director of Strategy and Policy, Headquarters U.S. European Command in Stuttgart-Vaihingen, Germany before retiring in December 2015.


PANEL I: Balancing Economic Development and the Environment

PANEL II: This Land is My Land, This Land is Whose Land - Territorial Challenges

PANEL III: National Security in the Arctic (an 'economy of force' theater)



Panelists include representatives from government, academia and industry.

This program meets the requirements for the Government’s Federal Training Program.  Government employees should complete the SF-182, Authorization, Agreement and Certification of Training.


St. Mary's College of Maryland
Cole Cinema, Campus Center
47600 Mill Field Drive, St. Mary's City, MD 20686


**Acquisition workforce attendees can earn 8 CL points.
They should be logged manually into eDACM:  https://www.atrrs.army.mil/channels/navyedacm/Login/Logout.aspx


Start Date & Time: 12 Dec 2017 at 08:00
End Date & Time: 12 Dec 2017 at 18:00

Event Cost: $75.00

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