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Global HotSpots: A New Administration, Threats, Challenges, and OpportunitiesA Conversation with Admiral Bobby InmanThis event was held on March 24, 2021. Registration is closed.

Last July, McCombs distinguished faculty John Doggett sat down with Admiral Bobby Inman, a veteran of the NSA and CIA, UT alumnus, and professor in the LBJ School of Public Affairs, to talk about global hot spots, threats, and business opportunities.
Join us for what will be a most interesting follow-up with Admiral Inman on March 24 at Noon CT.
Hear his take on global perspectives now that we’ve had a change of administration—and a full year of the global pandemic’s human and economic misery. What are the major disruptors and their impact?
Admiral Inman will walk us through world trouble spots, such as:● China: Sabre-rattling as the new normal● Russia: Back to what future?● Iran: Can the nuclear genie be put back in the bottle?● Israel: What next with the Israeli-Sunni entente● Mexico–(Yes, Mexico.)

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SPECIAL GUEST

Admiral Bobby Inman

Lyndon B. Johnson Centennial Chair in National Policy, Lyndon B. Johnson School of Public Affairs

Admiral Bobby Inman graduated from The University of Texas at Austin in 1950 and the National War College in 1972. He served in the U.S. Navy from 1951 until his retirement in 1982. While on active duty. he was the Director of the National Security Agency and Deputy Director of Central Intelligence. Admiral Inman was Chairman of the Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas. He is the former chairman and CEO of the Microelectronics and Computer Technology Corporation (MCC), the first high technology consortium in Austin, and of Westmark Systems, Inc. He is a trustee of the California Institute of Technology and an elected fellow of the National Academy of Public Administration. Admiral Inman joined the faculty at the University of Texas at Austin in 1987. He was interim dean of the LBJ School of Public Affairs for several years and holds the Lyndon B. Johnson Centennial Chair in National Policy.

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HOST

John Doggett

Distinguished Senior Lecturer, McCombs School of Business

John Doggett is an award-winning distinguished senior lecturer at the McCombs School of Business at The University of Texas at Austin. He teaches MBA courses in entrepreneurship, global competition, and sustainability. Doggett is a popular keynote speaker on global competition, with extensive experience consulting with companies and trade associations, including electric utilities, oil and gas, coal, manufacturing, retail, transportation, software, and non-profit. Prior to joining academia, Doggett practiced law and was a McKinsey consultant. He created an international management consulting firm, co-founded a Spanish language sports television company, and hosted a radio show. Doggett is a co-author of When We Are the Foreigners: What Chinese Think about Working with Americans and co-executive producer of Shakespeare on the Range. Doggett earned his BA from Claremont McKenna College in 1969, his Juris Doctor from Yale Law School in 1972, and his MBA from Harvard Business School in 1981.

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SPECIAL GUEST

Admiral Bobby Inman

Lyndon B. Johnson Centennial Chair in National Policy, Lyndon B. Johnson School of Public Affairs

Admiral Bobby Inman graduated from The University of Texas at Austin in 1950 and the National War College in 1972. He served in the U.S. Navy from 1951 until his retirement in 1982. While on active duty. he was the Director of the National Security Agency and Deputy Director of Central Intelligence. Admiral Inman was Chairman of the Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas. He is the former chairman and CEO of the Microelectronics and Computer Technology Corporation (MCC), the first high technology consortium in Austin, and of Westmark Systems, Inc. He is a trustee of the American Assembly and the California Institute of Technology and an elected fellow of the National Academy of Public Administration. Admiral Inman joined the faculty at the University of Texas at Austin in 1987. He was interim dean of the LBJ School of Public Affairs for several years and holds the Lyndon B. Johnson Centennial Chair in National Policy.

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HOST

John Doggett

Distinguished Senior Lecturer, McCombs School of Business

John Doggett is an award-winning distinguished senior lecturer at the McCombs School of Business at The University of Texas at Austin. He teaches MBA courses in entrepreneurship, global competition, and sustainability. Doggett is a popular keynote speaker on global competition, with extensive experience consulting with companies and trade associations, including electric utilities, oil and gas, coal, manufacturing, retail, transportation, software, and non-profit. Prior to joining academia, Doggett practiced law and was a McKinsey consultant. He created an international management consulting firm, co-founded a Spanish language sports television company, and hosted a radio show. Doggett is a co-author ofWhen We Are the Foreigners: What Chinese Think about Working with Americans and co-executive producer of Shakespeare on the Range. Doggett earned his BA from Claremont McKenna College in 1969, his Juris Doctor from Yale Law School in 1972, and his MBA from Harvard Business School in 1981.

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