EVENT: University of Texas at Austin President Bill Powers will visit Midland, Texas, to attend a panel discussion with experts from UT Austin’s William P. Clements, Jr. Center for History, Strategy and Statecraft. The panelists will discuss “The War on Terror from September 11 to Today: What It Means for American National Security and Energy Policy.”
WHEN: Thursday, Feb. 19
4 p.m. Media availability with panelists
5 p.m. Reception begins
5:45 p.m. Program begins
7 p.m. Program concludes
WHERE: The Petroleum Club Ballroom
501 West Wall Street
Midland, Texas 78701
WHO MAY ATTEND: Media and invited guests. Media planning to attend should contact Jill Angelo at 512-471-2601.
BACKGROUND: The Midland host committee for this event includes Penny and Ernest Angelo, Vicky and Javaid Anwar, Michele Brock, Jill and Cary Brown, Nadine and Tom Craddick, Cherie and Terry Creech, Susie and Don Evans, Lois and Richard Folger, Paula and Jim Henry, Bob Parker, Sr., Marsha and Mel Riggs, Gwyn and Don Sparks, Jamie and Kyle Stallings and Modesta and Clayton Williams.
The panelists are:
- William Inboden, Clements Center executive director and former senior director for strategic planning on President George W. Bush’s National Security Council
- Paul D. Miller, Clements Center associate director and former director for Afghanistan and Pakistan on President George W. Bush’s National Security Council
- Steve Slick, Clements Center Intelligence Studies Project director and former senior officer of the CIA Clandestine Service
- Lt. Gen. Frank Kisner (ret.), former NATO special operations commander
The Clements Center draws on the best insights of diplomatic and military history to train the next generation of national security leaders. Established in 2013 with the support of distinguished policymakers and scholars, the Clements Center is a nonpartisan research and policy center uniquely positioned in the Office of the President.
The Clements Center honors former Texas Gov. Bill Clements and his leadership on national security during his service as deputy secretary of defense from 1973 to 1977.
For more information visit www.clementscenter.org