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Ukraine – US Military Industrial Complex: Cooperation, Capacity & Dev

October 12, 2018 @ 9:00 am EDT

INVITE: UKRAINE – U.S. MILITARY INDUSTRIAL COMPLEX: COOPERATION, CAPACITY & DEVELOPMENTSponsored by the Center for US-Ukrainian Relations, U.S.-Ukraine Business Council (USUBC)
American Foreign Policy Council (AFPC), Ukrainian Congress Committee of America (UCA)
Friday, Oct 12th, 2018, 9:00 A.M. to 5:00 P.M., Capitol Hill, Washington DC, Room TBA
LOCATION:  Dinsmore,  801 Pennsylvania Avenue, N.W., The Lower Level Conference Center
RSVP:  Please register your attendance by sending an e-mail to Morgan Williams, mwilliams@usubc.org . Those who register will be notified about the exact location of the conference.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – YOU ARE INVITED to participate in the roundtable “Ukraine’s Quest For Mature Nation Statehood Roundtable XIX: Ukraine-U.S. Military Industrial Complex Cooperation, Capacity, & Development which will take place on Friday, October 12, 2018 from  8:00 A.M. to 5:00 P.M. pm at Dinsmore,  801 Pennsylvania Avenue, N.W., The Lower Level Conference Center on Capitol Hill, Washington DC.
The Roundtable is sponsored by the Center for US-Ukrainian Relations, U.S.-Ukraine Business Council (USUBC) American Foreign Policy Council, and the Ukrainian Congress Committee of America (UCA).
AGENDA: 
8:30 AM – 9:00 AM Registration
9:00 AM – 9:15 AM   Opening Remarks Session
Speaker/Host:  HE Valeriy Chaly  (Ambassador of Ukraine to the United States)
9:15 AM – 10:40 AM     Roundtable Plenary Session I
Theme: Appraising Ukraine’s Current Military Assets and Reviewing Efforts to Upgrade/Augment Ukraine’s Military Industrial Capacity
Moderator: Herman Pirchner (American Foreign Policy Council)
Panelists: Pavlo Bukin (UOP), Andriy Levus (Verkhovna Rada), Viktor Plakhuta (UFF)
Suggested Topics: Wherewithal during the war, reform efforts in the legislative and regulatory arena, new plans and opportunities.
10:40 AM – 10:50 AM        Coffee Break
10:50 AM – 12:15 AM    Roundtable Plenary Session II
Theme:  Divining Ways to Use the Experience of the Euro-Atlantic Community to Further Improve Ukraine’s Military Industrial Capabilities
Moderator:  Anders Aslund (Atlantic Council)
Panelists: Luke Coffey (Heritage Foundation), Mike Carpenter (Biden Center), Ashot Topchian (USI)
Suggested Topics:  Regulatory oversight of US military-industrial complex, efforts necessary to strengthen military-technical cooperation between Ukraine and the US, the possibility of a UA Science Defense Board
12:15 PM – 1:05 PM    Lunch 
1:05 AM – 2:30 PM       Roundtable Plenary Session III
Theme: Highlighting Advances in Existing and Evolving Military Technologies in Ukraine
Moderator: Roman Popadiuk (US-Ukraine Foundation)
Panelists: Vadym Kodachyhov (AUDM), Vitaliy Nemylostyvyy (LDMU), Oleksiy Skrypnyk (Verkhovna Rada)
Suggested Topics:  Light Arms, Armor, Unmanned Aerial Vehicles & Electronic Warfare Apparatus
2:30 PM – 3:55 PM       Roundtable Plenary Session IV
Theme:  Assessing the Needs of Special Theaters of Military Operations in Ukraine – The Case of the Black Sea & Azov Sea Regions
Moderator: John Falk (Vigilent)
Panelists: Andriy Ryzhenko (Ukrainian Navel Forces), Glen Howard (Jamestown Foundation), Steven Blank (AFPC)
Suggested Topics:  Appropriate Naval Craft, Advanced Anti Shipping Rocketry, Advanced REW
3:55 PM – 4:05 PM        Coffee Break
4:05 PM – 05:30 PM   Roundtable Plenary Session V
Theme: Contemplating the Future of Ukraine’s Military Industrial Base
Chair: Morgan Williams (US-Ukraine Business Council)
Panelists: Serhiy Omelchenko (UOP), Myron Rabiy (McCarter-English), John Gifford (AUSA)
Suggested Topics: Keeping UA Secure at All Threat Levels, Producing ‘UA-NATO’ Hybrid Technology for Export, Providing Repair Work for the Hardware of E. European NATO Members 
RSVP:  Please register your attendance by sending an e-mail to Morgan Williams, mwilliams@usubc.org . Those who register will be notified about the exact location of the conference.

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Date:
October 12, 2018
Time:
9:00 am