A Conversation about Biodefense with Experts and House Intelligence Committee Member Brad Wenstrup
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Friday, September 16, 2022
1:00 p.m.–2:15 p.m. Eastern
This will be a hybrid event, with in-person and virtual attendance options available.
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About the Event
The U.S. Intelligence Community’s 2022 annual threat assessment warns of the risks of adversary interest in biological weapons, noting that global shortcomings in preparedness for the pandemic may inspire some adversaries to consider options related to biological weapons developments.
RAND welcomes Rep. Brad Wenstrup from the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence for a conversation with experts on biological threats and weapons, with opening remarks from RAND CEO Jason Matheny and Ranking Member of the Committee, Rep. Mike Turner. The discussion will address the following questions:
- What are the current and emerging biological weapons threats?
- What should the United States do in response to these threats?
- What lessons can be learned from the COVID-19 pandemic?
Ranking Member of the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence
Member of the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence
President and Chief Executive Officer, RAND Corporation
Senior Fellow for Global Health, Council on Foreign Relations
Executive Director, Bipartisan Commission on Biodefense
Senior Policy Researcher, RAND Corporation
Senior International and Defense Researcher, RAND Corporation
Political Scientist, RAND Corporation
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