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  • CLE Leaders in Residence
    Superior Service Medal with two bronze oak leaf clusters Legion of Merit with gold star Purple Heart with two gold stars Navy and Marine Corps Commendation Medal Republic of Korea Chonsu Medal and the Combat Action Ribbon General Libutti was also presented with the Order of the Rising Sun Gold and Silver Star by the Emperor of Japan for service dedicated to the security of Japan and the mutual cooperation between Japan and the United States General Libutti is also the recipient of the Audie Murphy Patriotism Award As part of the Center s Leader in Residence program General Libutti s schedule will include meetings with select cadets faculty staff and other employees as part of the Center s mission to provide leadership and professional development opportunities at VMI Conversations will also provide opportunities to have a mutual exchange of ideas on leadership For more information regarding the Center for Leadership and Ethics Leader in Residence program please contact Col Patrick Looney Deputy Director at 540 464 7361 2015 Brigadier General ret Rebecca S Halstead Retired Brigadier General Rebecca Halstead now CEO of her own consulting group STEADFAST Leadership served 27 years in the U S Army Ms Halstead is a 1981 graduate of the United States Military Academy and achieved an historic milestone as the first female graduate of West Point to be promoted to General Officer Following 27 years of service in the U S Army and one year as the Executive Director for Leader Development with Praevius Group Inc Ms Halstead founded her own leader consultancy company STEADFAST Leadership Ms Halstead has over 15 years in executive level leadership and specializes in inspirational and motivational speaking developing leader training programs leader coaching and mentoring She authored her first book on leadership 24 7 The First Person You Must Lead Is YOU Ms Halstead provides an authentic useful perspective on leadership She is known for providing her audiences with tools for success which are immediately implementable She has years of executive level leadership and logistics experience developing and training high performing complex and diverse teams She has a proven record of leading change building successful teams in demanding environments Afghanistan Iraq Germany and South America and creating innovative solutions systems and programs to complex problems Ms Halstead s clients include Proctor Gamble Mercedes Benz CitiBank Stanford Graduate School of Business and more Her visit will take place March 8 13 2014 Mr Ed Walker February 24 28 2014 March 24 28 2014 Ed Walker is an entrepreneur lawyer and educator dividing his time between Virginia Boston and New York City He is the founder and CEO of Commonwealth Capital Partners LLC CityWorks LLC PlaceMakerNation and several other for profit and non profit organizations His work seeks to strengthen the citizenry and their communities through interdisciplinary collaboration involving social entrepreneurship investment arts design food drink outdoors recreation new media knowledge and good government including politics policy and citizenship In addition to his focus on the US he explores opportunities

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  • VMI - CLE - About the Leadership Conference
    in Business Ethics in Military Special Award Presentation On the 50th anniversary of key civil rights legislation VMI commemorates Jonathan Daniels 61 a civil rights activist who was killed defending a fellow African American female voter registration worker from bodily harm In honor of his ultimate act of selfless service VMI established the Jonathan Daniels Humanitarian Service Award This award honors distinguished men and women whose lives sacrifices and commitment to humanitarian causes epitomize the kind of honor and leadership demonstrated by Mr Daniels which truly represent VMI s values In keeping with this year s Leadership Conference theme VMI will confer this award upon Representative John Lewis of Georgia s 5th Congressional District dubbed one of the Big Six leaders of the Civil Rights Movement and for his work as a fierce human rights activist and public servant John Lewis CNN Interview Get into Good Trouble 2014 George Washington The American Cincinnatus Designed for an audience of the Corps of Cadets and interested faculty and staff the 2014 VMI Leadership Conference explored George Washington as an exemplar of honor and leadership Participants examined this heroic figure to gain a deeper understanding of his motivations and decisions and were challenged to decide if the leadership insight gleaned was relevant in the world today This conference provided a forum for cadets to discuss the themes of Washington s life including honor leadership public service and self improvement Such discussions enhanced the leadership training system of VMI allowing cadets to reflect on their own philosophies and skills while examining those of others Speakers included internationally renowned scholars of George Washington leaders from the VMI community and MBTA Patrol Officer Richard Dic Donohue VMI 02 who reflected on how his cadetship at Virginia Military Institute shaped his leadership style particularly during the events of April 19 2013 when he responded to back up local law enforcement and a bullet severed his femoral artery during a gun battle with the alleged Boston Marathon bombers A fulldescription of this and all past conferences are available online 2013 Building and Strengthening Honor Codes Inspiring Honor and Respect Designed at the urging of VMI s Honor Court the 2013 VMI Leadership Conference explored the nuts and bolts of collegiate honor codes including developing a culture of learning and honor academic integrity in class and homework building and honor code adjudicating alleged violations and strengthening an honor system Speakers included Mr Martin Smith producer of The Untouchables PBS FRONTLINE Mr Edward Jurith U S Representative Foundation Board of the World Anti Doping Agency WADA and Chairman of WADA s Education Committee and the VMI Honor Court In 2014 the conversation continued with the first stand alone VMI Honor Summit at which more than 80 undergraduate faculty and staff delegates from colleges and universities across the country discussed gaining honor code buy in from students and faculty administrative processes education and a future without honor Dr Dan Ariely James B Duke Professor of Psychology and Behavioral Economics Fuqua School

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  • VMI - CLE - Leadership Conference Registration
    Summer Programs Institute Writing Program Research Support Cadet Counseling Career Services Disabilities Services Miller Academic Center Advising Math Resource Center The Writing Center Resources Registrar Financial Aid Canvas Login Dean s Office Career Services Bookstore Cadet Computing Admissions Corps Life Athletics Library Archives Preston Library Library Home Find Books Departments Media Equipment Technical Services Visitor Information Archives Archives Home Online Exhibits VMI History FAQs Genealogy Alumni Manuscripts Civil War New Market Give Close Menu Center for Leadership and Ethics Leadership Conference About the Conference Registration Program Speakers Hotel and Area Info Conference Resources Mrs Ronda Dove Administrative Assistant P 540 464 7361 F 540 464 7396 Center for Leadership Ethics VMI Marshall Hall 500 Anderson Drive Lexington VA 24450 Registration Type Pricing Monday Continental Breakfast Monday Lunch Dinner Tuesday Breakfast Lunch Morning Coffee Service Keynote Address All Panel Discussions Workshops High School Student 39 X X X X X Undergraduate Student 59 X X X X X Regular Registration 99 X X X X X Monday Dinner ONLY 50 We encourage members of the general public from Virginia and beyond to attend this conference We have a limited number of grants available to help defray the cost of registration Please

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  • VMI - CLE - Leadership Conference Program
    the National Defense University Panelists Paul Springer Ph D Senior Fellow Air Command and Staff College and author of Military Robots and Drones A Reference Handbook Benjamin Wittes senior fellow in Governance Studies at The Brookings Institution co founder and editor in chief of Lawfare which is devoted to non ideological discussion of hard national security choices and a member of the Hoover Institution s Task Force on National Security and Law The author of The Future of Violence Robots and Germs Hackers and Drones Confronting a New Age of Threat Jordan Paust J D Professor of International Law at the Law Center of the University of Houston He has served on several committees for international law human rights laws of war terrorism and the use of force in the American Society of International Law the American Branch of the International Law Association the American Bar Association and was the Co Chair of the American Society s International Criminal Law Interest Group 1992 2008 3 30 4 00 BREAK 4 00 5 30 pm CADET LED VMI POST TOURS Starting at Marshall Hall 6 30 8 30 pm DINNER Marshall Hall Hall of Valor Robotics and the Future of Employment Speaker Colin Lewis Economist researcher lecturer and international policy advisor specializing in the social and economic impact of technical change He is a regular feature writer in several publications on the impact robotics and automation will have on society and jobs DAY TWO Locations Cameron Hall and Crozet Hall Breakfast in Marshall Hall s Hall of Valor March 8 2016 OVERVIEW Conference participation welcomes the entire VMI Corps of Cadets on Day Two Cadets and guests will be assigned to a batallion Guests may follow their batallion or stay for both panel sessions VMI Cadets are required to remain with their batallion Keynote speech 1st 2nd Batallions 1st Batallion attends the Ethical Leadership Challenge 2nd Batallion attends a Panel Discussion LUNCH 2nd Batallion attends the Leadership Challenge 1st Batallion attends a Panel Discussion The morning and after lunch panel discussion topics are different Outside attendees who wish to attend both panels may do so Closing Message Schedule 7 00 7 45 am Hot Breakfast Buffet Hall of Valor Guests Crozet Hall VMI Corps of Cadets 8 00 9 00 am DAY 2 KEYNOTE SPEAKER Leadership Ethics Speaker Cameron Hall The Next War What is the Future Technology and Geopolitics of War Speaker Dr Peter W Singer Singer is Strategist and Senior Fellow at the New America Foundation founder of NeoLuddite a technology advisory firm the author of multiple award winning books and a contributing editor at Popular Science His current book Ghost Fleet A Novel of the Next World War paints a plausible scenario of what war at sea on land in the air space and cyberspace will be like in the future 9 15 11 30 am Ethical Leadership Challenge 1st Battalion Crozet Hall The Ethical Leadership Challenge is an interactive reflective exercise involving 2 3 scenarios which will

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  • VMI - CLE - Leadership Conference Speakers
    Commission s Division of Privacy and Identity Protection Soghoian is a TED Senior Fellow and was previously an Open Society Foundations Fellow and a fellow at the Berkman Center for Internet Society at Harvard University He has been recognized as a Tech Titan by Washingtonian Magazine a top innovator under 35 by the MIT Technology Review and an Engineering Hero by IEEE Spectrum He holds a Ph D in Informatics from Indiana University and a M S in Security Informatics from The Johns Hopkins University Dinner Speaker Monday dinner speaker ONLY registration available Colin Lewis Colin Lewis an economist researcher lecturer and international policy advisor specialized in the social and economic impact of technical change with specific knowledge in the historically changing conditions of technology for productivity growth development labor equality and competitiveness His research generally focuses on topics within Technology and Labor Economics with a specific in depth knowledge in automation robotics and artificial intelligence and their impact on society His research shows that technology is accelerating and how it impacts on employment This research brings together a range of data and examples to show the need for greater efforts to update our skills organizations and institutions in line with technologies advances He is frequently cited in the International Media and his work in Robotics and Automation used in Parliamentary discussions in Europe and Asia He has lectured in technologies affect on labor economics at the London School of Economics Warsaw School of Economics Goethe University Frankfurt Faculty of Business and Administration and is a regular featured writer on the impact Robotics and Automation will have on society and jobs in various publications Speakers and Panelists Mark Bauerlein Ph D Mark Bauerlein earned his PhD in English at UCLA in 1988 and has been on the faculty at Emory University since 1989 From 2003 to 2005 he served as Director of the Office of Research and Analysis at the National Endowment for the Arts and he is currently Senior Editor of First Things magazine He has written and edited several books including Literary Criticism An Autopsy 1997 Negrophobia A Race Riot in Atlanta 1906 2001 The Dumbest Generation How the Digital Age Stupefies Young Americans and Jeopardizes Our Future 2008 and The Digital Divide Arguments for and Against Facebook Google Texting and the Age of Social Networking 2011 His scholarly essays have appeared in PMLA Yale Review Partisan Review Philosophy and Literature and Wilson Quarterly and his commentaries and reviews have appeared in New York Times Reason Magazine Wall Street Journal Washington Post The Guardian The Weekly Standard Chronicle of Higher Education and many other major newspapers and magazines Caitlin Dewey Caitlin Dewey is the digital culture critic at the Washington Post and the author of the popular daily newsletter Links I Would Gchat You If We Were Friends She is a regular commentator on issues like digital misinformation and social media trends and her work has also appeared in the New York Times NPR and The Atlantic Hasan Elahi Ph D Hasan Elahi is an interdisciplinary artist whose work examines issues of surveillance citizenship migration transport and borders and frontiers His work has been presented in numerous exhibitions at venues such as SITE Santa Fe Centre Georges Pompidou Sundance Film Festival Kassel Kulturbahnhof The Hermitage and at the Venice Biennale Elahi was recently invited to speak about his work at the Tate Modern Einstein Forum the American Association of Artificial Intelligence the International Association of Privacy Professionals World Economic Forum and at TED Global His awards include grants from the Creative Capital Foundation Art Matters Foundation and a Ford Foundation Phillip Morris National Fellowship His work is frequently in the media and has been covered by The New York Times Forbes Wired CNN ABC CBS NPR and has appeared on Al Jazeera Fox News and on The Colbert Report He is currently Associate Professor of Art at University of Maryland and from 2011 to 2014 was Director of Design Cultures Creativity in the Honors College In 2010 he was an Alpert MacDowell Fellow and in 2009 was Resident Faculty at Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture Jen Golbeck Ph D Jennifer Goldbeck is the Director of the Social Intelligence Lab and an Associate Professor in the College of Information Studies at the University of Maryland College Park Her research focuses on analyzing and computing with social media This includes building models of social relationships particularly trust as well as user preferences and attributes and using the results to design and build systems that improve the way people interact with information online She is a Research Fellow of the Web Science Research Initiative and in 2006 she was selected as one of IEEE Intelligent System s Top Ten to Watch a list of their top young AI researchers She received an A B in Economics and an S B and S M in Computer Science at the University of Chicago and a Ph D in Computer Science from the University of Maryland College Park Rhett A Hernandez Lieutenant General Hernandez retired following 39 years of distinguished service in the United States Army Rhett is a cyber expert on leadership human capital cyber threats strategic planning and enterprise risk management He is the former first Commander of Army Cyber Command ARCYBER He is actively engaged in consulting speaking and supporting start ups to large organizations in the academic government and industry sectors on key cyber topics Currently he serves as the West Point Cyber Chair to the Army Cyber Institute Director CyberSponse Trustee On Point Technologies President of CyberLens LLC and is on a wide range of advisory boards Rhett holds a Bachelor of Science degree from the United States Military Academy West Point a Master of Science degree in Systems Engineering from the University of Virginia and a Masters of National Security Strategy from the National War College where he was named a distinguished graduate He was an Assistant Professor for Probability and Statistics at the United States Military Academy and has published articles on leadership and cyber topics Vera Heuer Ph D Vera Heuer is an Assistant Professor at VMI s Department of International Studies Political Science She received her Ph D in Political Science from Indiana University in 2014 and joined VMI as full time faculty member in 2013 Her research focuses on social movements and NGO activism primarily within the South Asian context She has conducted field and survey research on the NGO sector as well as on women s groups in New Delhi India to explore what factors shape the relationship between the Indian state and the nature of NGO activism At VMI she regularly teaches a class on social movements and protest in which she encourages her student to explore common assumptions about contentious politics and collective action in contemporary societies especially how these processes are shaped by social media Richard Hooker Ph D Dr Richard D Hooker Jr became the NDU Director for Research and Strategic Support and Director Institute for National Strategic Studies INSS in September 2013 As a member of the Senior Executive Service he served as Deputy Commandant and Dean of the NATO Defense College in Rome from September 2010 August 2013 He is a member of the Council on Foreign Relations the International Institute of Strategic Studies and the Foreign Policy Research Institute and is a Fellow of the Inter University Seminar on Armed Forces and Society A former White House Fellow Dr Hooker previously taught at the United States Military Academy at West Point and held the Chief of Staff of the Army Chair at the National War College in Washington D C He also served with the Office of National Service The White House under President George H W Bush with the Arms Control and Defense Directorate National Security Council during the Clinton Administration and with the NSC Office for Iraq and Afghanistan in the administration of George W Bush Dr Hooker graduated with a B S from the U S Military Academy in 1981 and holds M A and Ph D degrees in International Relations from the University of Virginia He is a Distinguished Graduate of the U S National War College where he earned an M S in National Security Studies His publications include more than sixty articles and four books on security and defense related topics Dr Hooker has lectured extensively at leading academic and military institutions in the United States and abroad Prior to his retirement from active duty Dr Hooker served for 30 years in the United States Army as a parachute infantry officer in the United States and Europe While on active duty he participated in combat or contingency operations in Grenada Somalia Rwanda the Sinai Bosnia Kosovo Iraq and Afghanistan including command of a parachute company a parachute battalion and a parachute brigade His military service also included tours in the offices of the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs the Secretary of the Army and the Chief of Staff of the Army Dr Hooker is a recipient of the Distinguished Service Medal the Defense Superior Service Medal 3 awards the Legion of Merit 3 awards and the Bronze Star Medal 3 awards among others He is a recipient of the Combat Infantryman s Badge with star the Master Parachutist Badge the Ranger Tab and the Pathfinder Badge as well as Israeli and Canadian parachutist badges Margaret Hu J D Margaret Hu is an Assistant Professor of Law at Washington and Lee University School of Law Her research interests include the intersection of immigration policy national security cybersurveillance and civil rights She has published several works on dataveillance and cybersurveillance including Biometric ID Cybersurveillance Small Data Surveillance v Big Data Cybersurveillance Big Data Blacklisting and Taxonomy of the Snowden Disclosures She is currently a member of the Advisory Board of the Future of Privacy Forum a non profit think tank in Washington D C that promotes responsible data privacy policies Previously she served as senior policy advisor for the White House Initiative on Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders and also served as special policy counsel in the Office of Special Counsel for Immigration Related Unfair Employment Practices OSC Civil Rights Division U S Department of Justice in Washington D C Professor Hu holds a B A from the University of Kansas and a J D from Duke Law School She is a Truman Scholar and a Foreign Language Area Studies Scholar She clerked for Judge Rosemary Barkett on U S Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit and subsequently joined the U S Department of Justice through the Attorney General s Honors Eric Jensen J D Eric Talbot Jensen teaches and writes in the areas of Public International Law Criminal Law The Law of Armed Conflict International Criminal Law and National Security Law His recent scholarship has appeared among others in the Texas Temple Houston and Israel Law Reviews the Virginia Stanford Chicago Michigan and Minnesota Journals of International Law the Stanford Law and Policy Review and International Law Studies Professor Jensen is a co author on a law school casebook on the Law of Armed Conflict and a student treatise on National Security Law for Aspen Publishing and a co author on an Oxford University text analyzing application of the laws of war to the war on terror He was a member of the group of experts that produced the Tallinn Manual on the International Law Applicable to Cyber Warfare and is currently a member of the international group of experts working on Tallinn 2 0 Prior to joining the BYU law faculty in 2011 Professor Jensen spent 2 years teaching at Fordham Law School in New York City and 20 years in the United States Army as both a Cavalry Officer and as a Judge Advocate During his time as a Judge Advocate Professor Jensen served in various positions including as the Chief of the Army s International Law Branch Deputy Legal Advisor for Task Force Baghdad Professor of International and Operational Law at The Judge Advocate General s Legal Center and School legal advisor to the US contingent of UN Forces deployed to Skopje Macedonia as part of UNPREDEP and legal advisor in Bosnia in support of Operation Joint Endeavor Guard Jordan Paust J D Jordan J Paust is the Mike and Teresa Baker Law Center Professor of International Law at the Law Center of the University of Houston He received an A B and J D from UCLA an LL M from the University of Virginia and is a J S D Candidate Yale University in residence Ford Foundation Fellowship 1973 75 Professor Paust has also been a Visiting Edward Ball Eminent Scholar University Chair in International Law at Florida State University spring 1997 a Fulbright Professor at the University of Salzburg Austria 1978 1979 and a member of the faculty of the U S Army Judge Advocate General s School International Law Division 1969 1973 mob des 1973 1975 He has served on several committees on international law human rights laws of war terrorism and the use of force in the American Society of International Law the American Branch of the International Law Association and the American Bar Association and was the Co Chair of the American Society s International Criminal Law Interest Group 1992 2008 He was also the Chair of the Section on International Law of the Association of American Law Schools and was on the Executive Council and the President s Committee of the American Society of International Law He is one of the most widely cited law professors in the United States is ranked among the top 2 percent in Leiter s studies for 2000 2007 and 2005 2009 and is one of the top professors with respect to downloads of his articles from SSRN Two of his articles were cited by the U S Supreme Court Among relevant books are Paust Van Dyke Malone International Law and Litigation in the U S Thomson West Group American Casebook Series 3 ed 2009 Paust International Law as Law of the United States 2 ed 2003 Paust Bassiouni et al International Criminal Law Cases and Materials 4 ed 2013 Paust Bassiouni et al Human Rights Module 3 ed 2014 Professor Paust has published over 190 articles book chapters papers and essays in law journals in Belgium Canada China England Germany Greece Israel Japan the Netherlands Serbia and the U S at Yale Harvard Columbia Stanford Michigan Pennsylvania Virginia Cornell Texas Duke the American Journal of International Law and elsewhere many of which address treaties customary international law jurisdiction human rights international crimes and the incorporation of international law into U S domestic law Phyllis Schneck Ph D Dr Phyllis Schneck serves as the Deputy Under Secretary for Cybersecurity and Communications for the National Protection and Programs Directorate NPPD She is the chief cybersecurity official for the Department of Homeland Security DHS and supports its mission of strengthening the security and resilience of the nation s critical infrastructure Schneck came to DHS from McAfee Inc where she was Chief Technology Officer for Global Public Sector Schneck served eight years as chairman of the National Board of Directors of the FBI s InfraGard program and founding president of InfraGard Atlanta Before joining McAfee Schneck was vice president of Research Integration for Secure Computing where she conceived and built the early intelligence practice into a full Beta program for data as a service Prior Schneck was the vice president Enterprise Services for eCommSecurity Prior to that she served as vice president of Corporate Strategy for SecureWorks Inc and was founder and chief executive officer of Avalon Communications a provider of real time security technology since acquired by SecureWorks Inc Schneck received her Ph D in Computer Science from Georgia Tech Angela Smith Ph D Angela Smith is the Roger Mudd Professor of Ethics and Professor of Philosophy at Washington and Lee University She joined the W L Department of Philosophy in 2009 as an Associate Professor of Philosophy after teaching for ten years at the University of Washington in Seattle In 2013 she was appointed to be the first Roger Mudd Professor of Ethics and the first Director of the Roger Mudd Center for Ethics She teaches a variety of courses in moral and political philosophy as well as ancient philosophy Professor Smith s research interests concern the connections between morality moral agency and moral responsibility She is co editor of the Oxford University Press book The Nature of Moral Responsibility 2015 and has published numerous articles exploring whether and if so in what way we are morally responsible for our attitudes for our desires emotions beliefs and other intentional mental states Her work has been published in a number of the leading journals in philosophy including Ethics Philosophical Studies and the Journal of Ethics as well as a number of edited Oxford volumes In 2013 she received a fellowship from the National Endowment for the Humanities to conduct summer research as well as a Laurence S Rockefeller Faculty Fellowship to spend the 2013 2014 school year at the Princeton University Center for Human Values Professor Smith earned a Ph D in Philosophy from Harvard University in 1999 and a B A in Philosophy and Political Science from Willamette University in 1992 Jeffrey S Smith Jr Ph D Brigadier General Retired Jeffrey G Smith Jr founded Cyber Insights following 33 years of service in the United States Army He serves on the Advisory Board to the Army Cyber Institute at West Point BG Ret Smith has recently been named Dean of Faculty Deputy Superintendent for Academics at Virginia Military Institute BG Smith s last active duty assignment was as Deputy Commanding General for Proponency Army Cyber Command BG Smith conceived LandCyber as the Army s vision for a transformed Land Force with unprecedented range interaction situational understanding agility and influence He served as the Army s lead for the LandCyber White Paper the Army s future concept

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  • VMI - CLE - Leadership Conference Hotel and Area Information
    Canvas Login Dean s Office Career Services Bookstore Cadet Computing Admissions Corps Life Athletics Library Archives Preston Library Library Home Find Books Departments Media Equipment Technical Services Visitor Information Archives Archives Home Online Exhibits VMI History FAQs Genealogy Alumni Manuscripts Civil War New Market Give Close Menu Center for Leadership and Ethics Leadership Conference About the Conference Registration Program Speakers Hotel and Area Info Conference Resources Mrs Ronda Dove Administrative Assistant P 540 464 7361 F 540 464 7396 Center for Leadership Ethics VMI Marshall Hall 500 Anderson Drive Lexington VA 24450 Hotel and Area Information Named one of Travel Leisure magazine s Best College Towns as well as the sixth top small city in Virginia by CitiesJournal Lexington Va is easily accessible from U S Routes 11 and 60 as well as Interstates 64 and 81 Situated at the southern end of the Shenandoah Valley it is a small town full of history and culture as well as amenities for business travelers attending conferences and symposia Information on all that Lexington has to offer including lodging may be found at the Lexington and Rockbridge Area Tourism site For more information on traveling to the Virginia Military Institute please see VMI Directions and Map which includes a post map for getting around VMI We encourage guests to reserve hotel rooms as soon as possible Hotels release their room blocks at various dates in advance of the event some as much as 30 days out so by 2 6 some rates will no longer be available Hotels offering blocks of room for the 2016 VMI Leadership Conference include Hotel Rate Per Night Telephone Best Western Inn at Hunt Ridge State Lodging Rate 540 464 1500 Best Western Inn Lexington State Lodging Rate 540 458 3020 Comfort Inn State Lodging Rate 540

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  • Virginia Military Institute - Conference Resources
    Technical Services Visitor Information Archives Archives Home Online Exhibits VMI History FAQs Genealogy Alumni Manuscripts Civil War New Market Give Close Menu Center for Leadership and Ethics Leadership Conference About the Conference Registration Program Speakers Hotel and Area Info Conference Resources Mrs Ronda Dove Administrative Assistant P 540 464 7361 F 540 464 7396 Center for Leadership Ethics VMI Marshall Hall 500 Anderson Drive Lexington VA 24450 Resources Read or View Ahead Material In preparation for the upcoming conference below are some links to resources to read or view ahead These resources will give you ideas about the conference theme and topics for discussion so that participants may be better prepared to share their views during networking opportunities small group discussions or during Q A sessions as time allows These resources also serve to provide context so our audience is familiar with references made during presentations speeches or discussions The listing of these resources is neither comprehensive nor designed to sway opinions toward pro or con views on any of the topics but only intended to present relevant content useful for discussion NEWS STORIES AND HEADLINES 3 Charged in Hack of JP Morgan Robots at War Scholars Debate the Ethical Issues I m Terrified of My New TV Pros and Cons of Anonymous Social Media VIDEOS by panel discussion Registered guests may attend all panel sessions or follow their group to also participate in one Leadership Challenge on Day 2 Big Brother Government Surveillance v Personal Privacy Are Cyberattacks an Act of War The Morality of Robotic War Social Media The Good Bad and Ugly GET TO KNOW OUR PRESENTERS several of our panelists and speakers are also authors Here is a list by author of the books they ve produced which are relevant to our conference Mark Bauerlein The

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  • VMI - CLE - About Environment Virginia Symposium
    VMI Marshall Hall 500 Anderson Drive Lexington VA 24450 About Environment Virginia Symposium For 26 years the Environment Virginia Symposium has been the commonwealth s premier environmental conference An enduring strength of the symposium is broad stakeholder engagement at the highest levels as evidenced by the annual participation of more than 600 leaders from the public and private sector to exchange information and technologies and build relationships to ensure a prosperous and sustainable future for all Our upcoming conference will take place April 8 9 2016 at VMI s Center for Leadership and Ethics one of the Virginia Department of Environmental Quality s Virginia Green Convention and Conference Centers Participants will be challenged to consider what we can jointly do to bring about better outcomes for our commonwealth than we could each accomplish individually Examining the collaboration between different sectors to work learn and make connections together for the greater environmental good is particularly apropos in this anniversary year The Environment Virginia Symposium is a cornerstone of the Center for Leadership and Ethics programming bringing on post leaders in various environmental fields and allowing cadets to interact with individuals representing different viewpoints on many pressing issues By advancing state and national discussions of environmental concern VMI continues the tradition of leadership that it seeks to instill in each member of the Corps of Cadets To receive notifications of the next year s symposium please email Derek Pinkham Assistant Conference Coordinator Previous Conferences 2015 Making Connections Environmental Quality Health and Prosperity 2015 Sessions 2014 Collaborative Impact Working Together to Create a Positive Environmental Legacy 2014 Sessions 2013 Charting Our Future New Tools for Complex Challenges 2012 Collaboration Innovation Results 2011 Sustainable Solutions for Uncertain Times 2010 Optimizing Stewardship in a Challenging Economy 2009 Sustainability Nexus of Economic Prosperity Environmental Stewardship 2008

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