2022 National Security Symposium



On Thursday June 23, the National Security Institute (NSI), in partnership with the Federalist Society, will host the 2022 National Security Symposium. This year’s theme is entitled: “Next Generation National Security.”

The Symposium will hold captivating panel discussions on cryptocurrency and artificial intelligence. Lunch will also be served during a keynote address. The panels and keynote address will be live-streamed for those who cannot attend in person. CLE credit will be offered for the panels (for in-person attendees only). There is no registration required for virtual attendees.


The event will feature:

10:00 – 10:15am: Opening Remarks

10:15 – 11:45am – Panel I: Cryptocurrency

  • Ramon Marks, Senior Partner (Ret.), Arnold & Porter LLP
  • Hon. Juan Zarate, Global Co-Managing Partner and Chief Strategy Officer, K2 Integrity; NSI Advisory Board member
  • Moderator: Eric Kadel, Partner, Sullivan & Cromwell LLP

12:00 – 1:30pm Lunch and Keynote Address: 

  • Speaker TBD

1:30 – 3:00pm – Panel II: Artificial Intelligence: Implications for National Security

  • Prof. Claire Finkelstein, Algernon Biddle Professor of Law and Professor of Philosophy; Director, Center for Ethics and the Rule of Law, Penn Law
  • Josh Jaffe, Vice President Cyber Security, Dell Technologies
  • Admiral Mark Montgomery, Senior Director of CCTI and Senior Fellow, Foundation for Defense of Democracies
  • Prof. Jeremy A. Rabkin, Professor of Law, Antonin Scalia Law School, George Mason University; NSI Faculty
  • Moderator: Prof. Jamil N. Jaffer, Founder and Executive Director, National Security Institute; Assistant Professor of Law and Director fo the National Security Law & Policy Program, Antonin Scalia Law School, George Mason University



Jones Day

300 New Jersey Ave NW

Washington, DC 20001

*Please use the entrance located at 300 New Jersey Ave NW.


Parking/Metro Information:

  • Parking garage entrance: 311 First St NW ($26 for the day)
  • Closest metro stops: Judiciary Square and Union Station (both on the Red Line)



  • Conference (with no CLE) – Free
  • Conference with CLE – $50


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