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Canceled: IWP Strategic Leadership Seminar

Mon, Apr 17, 2023, 8:00am - 5:00pm
Featuring: Expert IWP Scholar-Practitioners

Please note that this event has been canceled. 


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The IWP Strategic Leadership Seminar is an intensive two-day program for government, military, corporate and NGO leadership. Expert scholar-practitioners will explore key strategic issues through graduate-level lectures and discussions — with regional emphases on China and Russia.


April 17-18, 2023
8:00 AM-5:00 PM


The Institute of World Politics
1521 16th St. NW
Washington D.C. 20036
Marlatt Mansion, Commodore Barry Room
Getting to campus


$850 (Includes breakfast, lunch, materials.)


About this Seminar

The IWP Strategic Leadership Seminar is an intensive two-day program for government, military, corporate and NGO leadership. The Seminar will be held on the IWP campus at 1521 16th Street NW in Washington, D.C.

Expert IWP scholar-practitioners will lead the seminar sessions and explore key strategic issues through a combination of graduate-level lectures and discussions. Participants will come away with an enhanced understanding of United States geostrategic priorities and how those priorities might affect a given participant group’s interests abroad. By learning the different tools of statecraft, participants will better forecast, mitigate, and manage during an international crisis or conflict.

Seminar leaders will encourage constructive discussion and debate. The following topics will be covered, with an emphasis on China and Russia:


  • National Security Roles, Responsibilities & Missions
  • Intelligence & Counterintelligence
  • Public Diplomacy & Strategic Influence
  • Economic Statecraft and Energy Security


  • Framework for Grand Strategy
  • Today’s Counterintelligence Challenges


  • Cyber Terrorism; Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning
  • Russia & China
  • North Korea: Weapons of Mass Destruction and Espionage

The seminar will run from 8am to 5pm each day. The fee per participant is $850 USD, which includes catered breakfasts & lunches and all materials. Each participant will receive a Certificate of Completion signed by the Dean of Academics and the SVP for Professional Affiliations.

PLEASE NOTE: Space is limited to 20 participants. The deadline to sign up is Wednesday, April 12th at noon EST. You will receive an automatic receipt from Eventbrite; if you require a more detailed receipt please contact Christine Balling ( The Eventbrite fee of $58 is nonrefundable.

Questions? Please contact Christine Balling, Senior Vice President, Professional Affiliations at