Date: Feb 26, 2019

Using examples and data from a wide variety of technologies, this event will identify characteristics of the 21st century technology environment that require rethinking of national security strategies, processes and investments. With a focus on Indian, American and Chinese options — this discussion will look at the changes warranted in personnel systems, expectations of surprise, and the prospects of loss of control as a result of the complexity and unpredictable interactive effects.


Richard Danzig, Senior Advisor, Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory

Harsh V. Pant, Director, Studies and Head of the Strategic Studies Programme, Observer Research Foundation


11:00 ⎯ 11:30 a.m. | Registration

11:30 ⎯ 11:40 a.m. | Welcome remark by Harsh V. Pant

11:40 a.m. ⎯ 12:20 p.m. | Talk by Richard Danzig

12:20 ⎯ 12:55 p.m. | Moderated Q&A

12:55 ⎯ 1:00 p.m. | Closing remarks

1:00 p.m. onwards | Lunch

Venue Address

ORF Conference Hall, New Delhi