7th Triennial Vietnam Symposium

10 March - 12 March 2011
Overton Hotel and Conference Center - Lubbock, Texas

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Friday, October 20th

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8:00 AM-8:30 AM. Opening Remarks: Reception/Break/Other

Moderator: Dr. James Reckner, Director, The Vietnam Center

  •   Dr.  Donald  Haragan , Interim Chancellor, Texas Tech University
  •   David  Robarge , Center for the Study of Intelligence
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8:30 am-10:00 am. Session 1: The CIA in Vietnam

Moderator: David Robarge, Center for the Study of Intelligence

  •   Tom  Ahern
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  •   George  Allen
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  •   Merle  Pribbenow
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Part 2

10:15 AM-12:00 PM. Session 2: The Phoenix Program

Moderator: Dr. Mark Moyar

  •   General  Patrick  Hughes
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  •   Col.  John  Haseman
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  •   Col  Andrew  Finlayson
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12:00 PM-1:30 PM. Lunch: Reception/Break/Other

  •   Rene  Defourneaux
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Part 1

Part 2

1:30 PM-3:15 PM. Session 3: Early French and US Intelligence Operations and Issues

Moderator: Dr. William Marcy, Provost, Texas Tech University

  •   Dr.  Alexander  Zervoudakis
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  •   Dr.  Geoffrey  Shaw
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  •   Dr  Mark  Moyar
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3:30 PM-5:00 PM. Session 4: Technology and Intelligence

Moderator: William Williams, NSA

  •   Sharon  Maneki
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  •   Dr.  Xiao-Bing  Li
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  •   Timothy  Castle
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7:00 PM-9:00 PM. Banquet: Reception/Break/Other

  •   Major General  Oleg  Kalugin
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Saturday, October 21st

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8:15 AM-10:15 AM. Session 5: Strategic and Tactical Intelligence and the Formulation and Execution of Policy

Moderator: George Allen, CIA, Ret.

  •   John  Sullivan
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  •   Dr.  James  Willbanks
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  •   Michael  Hiam
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  •   Dr.  John  Prados
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10:30 AM-12:00 PM. Session 6: The Secret War in Laos

Moderator: Tom Ahren, Center for the Study of Intelligence

  •   Bill  Lair
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  •   Hugh  Tovar
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  •   Tom  Briggs
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12:00 PM-1:30 PM. Lunch: Reception/Break/Other

  •   Dr.  Robert J.  Kodosky
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1:30 PM-3:30 PM. Session 7: Vietnamese and Soviet Intelligence Operations - During and After the War

Moderator: James Reckner, Director, Vietnam Center

  •   Dr.  Larry  Berman
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  •   Dr.  Stephen  Randolph
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  •   Lt. Col.  Konstantin  Preobrazhensky
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3:30 PM-4:30 PM. Closing: Conference Wrap-up and General Discussion