What: The School of Public and International Affairs at Virginia Tech in the National Capital Region will launch its Distinguished Speaker Series with the Honorable Mike Rogers to discuss Persistent & Emerging U.S. National Security Threats. Rogers will offer his perspective on threats and vulnerabilities in the cyber and space domains, the state of our nation’s critical infrastructure, and the measures necessary to defend the nation in the evolving threat environment.  

Who: The Honorable Mike Rogers, former Chairman of the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence, a former FBI Special Agent, former U.S. Army Officer, and current CNN commentator.

When: March 14, 2019 from 7-9 p.m.

Where: Virginia Tech Research Center
900 North Glebe Rd
Ballston Auditorium
Arlington, VA 22203

RSVP: The event is free and open to the public. Space is limited; please RSVP to spiaevents@vt.edu.

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About the School of Public and International Affairs (SPIA)

SPIA comprises of three programs and a research/policy institute: Urban Affairs and Planning, the Center for Public Administration and Policy and Government and International Affairs and the Institute for Policy and Governance. SPIA offers an interdisciplinary and flexible set of programs at the undergraduate, post-graduate, and doctoral levels, as well as online programs, study abroad, and experiential learning opportunities at our three campuses: Blacksburg, the university’s main campus; Richmond, the state capital; and in the Washington DC metro area.  SPIA’s presence in these locations offers proximity to local, state, and federal government leaders, international institutions, and non-profit organizations.