News from the Bush School

Bush School Hosts Leadership and Government Reform Conference

June 08, 2009

On June 24, the Bush School of Government and Public Service, the Scowcroft Institute of International Affairs, and the U.S. Army War College Strategic Studies Institute are co-hosting a one-day conference on leadership and government reform at the University of California’s Washington D.C. Center.  Speakers include noted scholars from universities around the country and abroad, as well as representatives of such organizations as the Council on Foreign Relations and the Carnegie Council for Ethics in International Affairs. Interim Bush School Dean Benton Cocanougher will open the conference and host a reception that evening.

Conference topics include leader development in schools of public affairs and the relationship between leadership, national security and “whole of government” reforms. Leading the discussions will be Dr. Joseph Cerami and Dr. Jeffrey Engel of the Bush School.  The conference schedule and information on speakers may be found at

Those interested in attending the conference may request an invitation by contacting Dr. Matthew Upton at .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address).

For additional information contact:

For additional information contact Dr. Joe Cerami, 979.862.8836,
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