Conference Schedule:

Friday, February 21st                                     Saturday, February 22nd                                  Sunday, February 23rd

8am-10:30am | Check-in and Registration                             9am-12pm | Committee Session III                                     9am-12pm | Committee Session V

11:30am-12:30pm | Opening Ceremonies                             12pm-2pm | Lunch Break                                                       12pm-1:30pm | Lunch Break

12:30pm-2pm | Lunch Break                                                      2pm-5pm | Committee Session IV                                       1:30pm-3pm | Closing Ceremonies 

2pm-5pm | Committee Session I                                              5pm-6:30pm | Break

5pm-7pm | Dinner Break                                                             6:30pm-10pm | Delegate Social

7pm-10pm | Committee Session II          


February 21-23, 2014

Position papers:

  • Position Paper Submission

  • Should be Empty:

 Delegates, submit your position paper below 

 Title of document should be COMMITTEE_Position   

           • example: DISEC_Mexico

Paper Guidelines:

        Times New Roman, 12 point font, single-spaced

​       • One page per topic; three page maximum

        • Should contain: introduction to the issue; country’s stance on
           the issue; possible solutions 
​        • At least three sources/topic; footnote for them.


  • Opening Ceremony: ten Hoor Hall room 125

  • Committee Sessions and Closing Ceremony: Lloyd Hall                                                                                            

*​if not working, send above info and document to

Keynote speaker:

Dr. Mark Conversino, Dean of the Air War College

          Dr. Mark Conversino joined the faculty of the Air War College following his retirement from active duty with the Air Force.  After serving on the faculty and as Associate Dean, he became the school’s Dean of Faculty and Academic Affairs on 1 November 2008.  Dr. Conversino also served as the course director for the Warfighting course and has taught electives on airpower and courses on both Russia and Central Asia as part of the school’s Regional and Cultural Studies program.  He taught previously at the School of Advanced Airpower Studies and in the Department of History at the US Air Force Academy. While on active duty, Dr. Conversino held various aircraft maintenance assignments in the Strategic Air Command, Air Mobility Command and Air Combat Command throughout the US and Saudi Arabia, including command of the 93d Maintenance Squadron. Prior to joining the Air War College faculty, he served at the Defense Logistics Agency as a logistics plans officer and as Director of Staff for the agency’s Director.  He is the author of Fighting With The Soviets: The Failure of Operation Frantic, 1944-1945, University Press of Kansas, 1997, several chapters in edited works and numerous articles and reviews in scholarly and defense-related journals.  Dr. Conversino serves on the Board of Advisors for the Baltic Defence College in Tartu, Estonia and is on the editorial boards of several professional and scholarly journals.  He holds a B.A. from Eastern Kentucky University, and an M.A. and Ph.D. from Indiana University.