The Hemispheric Forum is a unique Perry Center vehicle that takes advantage of the abundance of subject-matter experts and the community of interest in Western Hemisphere affairs. The format of each program is a panel discussion centered on a timely and important topic, with expert panelists representing government, think tanks, and academia.
Moderator and panelists from L to R: DASD Amanda Simpson, Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for Operational Energy; Maj Gen Patricia Rose, USAF, Mobilization Assistant to the Deputy Chief of Staff; Dr. Alan Okras, Professor, Canadian War College; BG Randy Taylor, USA, Director of Architecture, Operations, Network and Space; Mr. Mauricio Orrego Saavedra, Chief of Staff, Office of the Undersecretariat of the Armed Forces of Chile; SPCO (ret.) Kristin Beck, USN, former US Navy SEAL
Previous Hemispheric Forum topics include: