USF to Host Inaugural “Great Power Competition” Conference
January 29 • Tampa: The University of South Florida (USF), in collaboration with the National Defense University Near East South Asia (NESA) Center for Strategic Studies, will hold a series of conferences focused on the Great Power Competition in the Central Region to provide a broader understanding of the challenges facing the United States in the 21st Century.
The inaugural conference, to be held January 29–30, 2020 at the University of South Florida’s Tampa campus, will provide a forum for strategic thinkers, scholars, leaders, and subject matter experts to discuss, collaborate, and provide perspectives on each of the Great Powers’ ability to influence the political, security, and economic issues in the Central Region.
Cyber Florida Associate Program Director Ernie Ferraresso, will participate in a panel discussion on ways in which the U.S. can better leverage the Information Environment to support a stable region. Ferraresso is a retired U.S. Marine Intelligence Officer whose career included assignments with U.S. Special Operations Forces, the intelligence community, the George C. Marshall European Center for Security Studies, and U.S. Cyber Command.
To learn more and register, please visit the conference website.