Tentative Schedule

Photos from the Spies, Lies & Nukes Conference, 2018

Sunday, May 1

17:00 -18:30   “Deep Cover” VIP Reception 

*VIP TICKET HOLDERS ONLY

Monday, May 2

7:30 -9:00

Operation Hacienda del Sol:  Breakfast Buffet and Registration

9:00 - 9:10

Opening and greeting by Valerie Plame

9:15 - 10:30 

"Soul Catcher" with Jim Lawler

10:15 - 10:30

Break

10:30 - 11:20

“Delusion and Illusion in Moscow” with Jonna Mendez in conversation with Valerie Plame

11:20 - 12:10

Panel: “Spy Fiction: What’s Real and What’s Not”  with Lucy Kirk, Alma Katsu, Jim Lawler, and Valerie Plame 

12:10 - 13:30

The Safe House: Lunch Buffet

13:30 - 14:30

“Afghanistan:  Doomed for Failure from the Start?” with Gary Schroen

14:30 - 14:45

Break

14:45-15:25

“Why Ukraine and What’s Next”  with Glenn Carle

15:25 - 16:10

“The Homefront: Intel and Security Challenges” with Mary Beth Long

16:15 - 16:45

"Ask Us Anything!"  with all speakers  moderated by Joe Shepard

18:00 - 20:00

The Spy Masters Dinner Buffet

20:10

Counter Surveillance Movie Night

Tuesday, May 3

8:00 - 9:00

 The Asset  Breakfast Buffet

8:00 - 8:45

“JFK:  Marked for Assassination”  with Rolf Mowatt-Larssen and Jeff Morley moderated by Valerie Plame during breakfast

9:00 - 10:00

 “Putin’s World” with Rolf Mowatt-Larssen

10:00 - 10:15

Break

10:15- 11:00

“Clarity in Crisis:  Leadership Lessons from the CIA” with Marc Polymeropoulous

11:00 - 12:00

“Tech and the Modern Spy:  Challenges for Today and Tomorrow” with Alma Katsu

12:00 - 13:30

 The Covert Action  Lunch Buffet

13:30 - 14:30

Panel: “Morality and Ethics in the CIA”  with Jeff Stein, Rolf Mowatt-Larssen, Jim Lawler, Glenn Carle, Valerie Plame   

14:30 - 14:45

Break

14:45 - 15:15

"Ask Us Anything!"  with all speakers  moderated by Joe Shepard

15:15

Q&A, closing remarks