On Thursday, December 6, The Washington Post will host top military leaders Gen. Joseph Dunford, Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, and Dr. Steven H. Walker, Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency Director, for Transformers: Defense.

Dunford and Walker will discuss how the Pentagon is modernizing America’s armed forces, how new technologies will change the nature of warfare and reveal the biggest military challenges we face as a country.

Speakers, including security experts, former military officials and defense thought leaders, will assess how the United States and other countries are reducing their reliance on the traditional machinery of war fighting and adapting military strategy to 21st century technology.

Additional speakers include:

  • Col. Liam Collins, Director, Modern War Institute and Defense and Strategic Studies Program Director, Department of Military Instruction, West Point
  • Paul Scharre, Senior Fellow and Director of the Technology and National Security Program, Center for a New American Security

More speakers to be announced.

This event will be streamed at: wapo.st/transformersdefense Media who wish to attend must RSVP.

Event Details:

Thursday, December 6, 2018

4:00 - 5:30 p.m. (Doors open at 3:30 p.m.)

The Washington Post Live Center

1301 K St NW, Washington, DC 20071

The presenting sponsor of Transformers: Defense is Northrop Grumman Corporation.