2024 Pritzker Military Symposium

Assessing Global Security

April 27, 2024

IN-PERSON TICKETS   VIRTUAL TICKETS

The stakes in global security are rapidly changing. The Pritzker Military Museum & Library's 2024 Symposium: Assessing Global Security brings together leading academic, government, and military experts for a day-long discussion on the historical context, current effectiveness, and future direction of the military’s role in global security.

For centuries, military support of global security policies protected access to foreign energy, labor, and consumer markets and strengthened our allies with huge benefits for the U.S., world stability, and democracy. Now, technological advances are devaluing aspects of globalization and transforming warfare. Economic strain is putting the cost-benefit of alliances and foreign military sales and training under scrutiny. Aid is expected without interference. China’s encroachments on Taiwan, war among Russia and Ukraine, as well as the conflict between Israel and Hamas will test the U.S.’s alliances and threatens to spark WWIII. These shifts are prompting us to rethink global security policies. 

The day will begin with a breakfast and welcome address, followed by four panels, and a lunchtime keynote speech. Afterwards, there will be a book signing for all guests. In-person and virtual options available. 

IN-PERSON TICKETS   VIRTUAL TICKETS

Thank You to Our Sponsors

   

Symposium Agenda


April 27, 2024

The symposium will begin with a breakfast at 8:00 AM CDT and welcome address before the first panel discussion. The day will conclude with a book signing, beginning at 5:00 PM CDT. 

   

2024 Symposium Logo

Symposium Store

Interested in learning more? Visit our store to access recordings from previous Pritzker Military Symposiums and other related literature. 

SHOP

More From the Museum & Library


2054 Book Cover

2054 Book Talk with Admiral James Stavridis and Margaret Hoover

March 9, 2024 | 1:30 PM CDT

At this exclusive event, Admiral James Stavridis, retired Supreme Allied Commander of NATO, and PBS television host of Firing Line, Margaret Hoover, discuss the soon to be released book, 2054. The sequel to New York Times best seller, 2034, blends fiction with well-informed predictions of the potential geopolitical impact of America’s violent partisan divide combined with cyber breaches, biotech, and AI singularity impacting not just the fate of American democracy, but the entire world order. (In-person and Live-stream options available)

REGISTER NOW

Programs & EVents

Upcoming Programs & Events

Pritzker Military Museum & Library hosts a range of events — including lectures with distinguished authors and military personnel, movie screenings, and family programs. 

Programs & Events

PMAC Logo

Pritzker Military Archives Center

Opening late 2024 in Somers, Wisconsin, this 51,800 square-foot (9,400 of which will be open to the public) archives center houses over 74,000 books and 40,000 items - including artifacts, photographs, posters, archival collections, and much more. 

Learn More