Special Presentation With Lt. Gen. Robert Schmidle: "Policy and Legal Implications of Emerging Cyber Capabilities"

Date and Times: 
Tuesday, January 19, 2016 - 1:45pm to 3:00pm

Location: 
Wesley W. Posvar Hall
230 S. Bouquet Street Room 2500
Pittsburgh, PA 15213


University of Pittsburgh School of Law students are invited to attend a special presentation by Lieutenant General Robert E. Schmidle entitled "Policy and Legal Implications of Emerging Cyber Capabilities" on Jan. 19, 2016 at 1:45 p.m. at 2500 Posvar Hall. Schmidle will share his perspective on policy and legal implications of emerging cyber capabilities. This multidisciplinary topic will engage and interest the entire Pitt community, and is particularly relevant to students and faculty in law, information, policy, and technology sectors. Don't miss this rare opportunity to interact with one of the highest ranking members of the U.S. Marine Corps. There will be a Q&A from 2:15 to 3 p.m. following the presentation.

Schmidle, who was appointed as the Principle Deputy Director of Cost Assessment and Program Evaluation, Office of the Secretary of Defense in March of 2015, is responsible for analyzing and evaluating plans, programs, and budgets in relation to U.S. defense objects and resource constraints. Additionally, Schmidle has served in a number of key staff assignments including as Deputy Commander for U.S. Cyber Command. He holds a doctorate from Georgetown University and has been published in the fields of moral philosophy, social psychology, and military history.

This event is co-sponsored by the University of Pittsburgh School of Information Sciences, the University of Pittsburgh School of Law, and the University of Pittsburgh Graduate School of Public Affairs.