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Registration: Young Strategic Leaders Professional Development Workshop 2011

  • 22 Sep 2011
  • 1:00 PM - 4:30 PM
  • National Ballroom Realm Hotel


  • For Financial Kokoda members
  • Young Strategic Leaders Forum

Kokoda Foundation
Professional Development Workshop

Defining Strategy

Our professional development workshop is designed primarily for participants in our Professional Development and Training Program and for Young Strategic Leaders.  From the basis of their experience, our speakers will focus on the question, "What is strategic thinking?".  We will explore how the concept of strategy and strategic thinking is changing and if it is a result of the impact of ubiquitous mobility and a 24 hour media cycle.  We will also discuss the impact of technology/social media on the brand of the individual.  We have asked our speakers to tell stories and to share vignettes on the successes and pitfalls of their own careers,

The workshop will be facilitated by the Kokoda Foundation Board of Directors and senior American guests.   As numbers are limited, priority will be given to Young Strategic Leaders who are also Kokoda members.

Key speaker

Wallace “Chip” Gregson

Lieutenant General Wallace “Chip” Gregson (USMC, Ret.) most recently served as the Assistant Secretary of Defense, Asian and Pacific Security Affairs. Previously, he served as Chief Operating Officer for the United States Olympic Committee, then as an independent consultant before entering Government in 2009.

Other Senior U.S. participants (accepted or replies pending)

Dr James Clad
Distinguished Research Fellow
Institute for National Strategic Studies
National Defense University

Dr Andrew Krepinevich
Centre for Strategic and Budgetary Assessments
Washington DC

Thomas Mahnken
Professor of Strategy
Jerome Levy Chair of Economic Geography and National Security Strategy & Policy
Naval War College

Dr James Przytsup
Senior Research Fellow
East Asia & Pacific
National Defense University

Dr Stanley Roth
Boeing Corporation

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