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State Department To Host Fifth Annual Generation Prague Conference: "Innovation in International Security"

Media Note
Office of the Spokesperson
Washington, DC
July 8, 2014


The U.S. Department of State’s Bureaus of Arms Control, Verification, and Compliance and International Security and Nonproliferation are pleased to host their fifth annual Generation Prague Conference on July 10th, 2014. The conference “Innovation in International Security” will build on the last four years, and focus on the increasingly important role of technology in addressing international security challenges.

Confirmed speakers include: Senator Chris Murphy (D-CT), Under-Secretary-General Sigrid Kaag (Special Coordinator of the OPCW-UN Joint Mission), Commander of USSTRATCOM Admiral Cecil D. Haney, Under Secretary of State for Arms Control and International Security Rose Gottemoeller, National Nuclear Security Administration Administrator Frank Klotz, Assistant Secretary of State for International Security and Non-Proliferation Tom Countryman, Assistant Secretary of State for Public Affairs Doug Frantz, Assistant Secretary of Defense for Nuclear, Chemical, and Biological Defense Programs Andrew Weber, and National Security Council Senior Director Laura Holgate.

For additional information and conference agenda, please visit:

Media Contact: Grant Schneider,

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