In-Person Event, December 7 at 11:30 a.m., the Capital City Club
"A New Era in Strategic Competition"
For your safety and the safety of others,
ACIR requests that only fully vaccinated people or those immune from a previous COVID Infection attend.
Do you remember the ghost of Pearl Harbor? Historically, we have been a seafaring nation, and our prescient founders recognized that our growth and expansion would endure as long as we had a navy to protect the lifeblood of our commerce, to wit, our sea lanes. In 2020, the sum total of our U.S. trade goods amounted to $3.7 trillion.
While we sleep, U.S. Naval Intelligence has, by necessity, expanded its vigilance sub-surface and into outer space, so our freedom and prosperity will continue. For the first time in 76 years, we witness a spectre that now threatens our commercial viability and subsequent freedoms.
For the sake of our children and grandchildren, the ACIR presents an Intelligence official whose duty it is to guarantee those freedoms in the face of an emerging threat on our horizon.
Venue: The Capital City Club
7 John Portman Boulevard
Atlanta, GA 30303
Complimentary valet parking is available
Registration Deadline: December 2 at 10:00 am
Registration: 11:30 a.m.
Program: 12:00 p.m. - 1:30 p.m.
Price: Members $40 / Non-Members $50 /Students $25 (Lunch & Parking Included)
Lunch: Three-course dinner, including salad, choice of entree, dessert, ice tea and coffee.
Cancellation Policy: If you need to cancel, please do so not later than 48 hours before the event. ACIR is charged for your meal, so no refund can be provided after that.
About Scott Bray
Scott W. Bray is the Deputy Director of Naval Intelligence, in the Information Warfare Directorate on the Chief of Naval Operations Staff. He supports the Director of Naval Intelligence in delivering comprehensive, substantive intelligence assessments to Navy leadership, overseeing intelligence activities and policies within the Navy, and representing the Navy in the Intelligence Community. Additionally, in his capacity as Director, Mr. Bray leads the Naval Intelligence Activity, an echelon two command tasked with providing oversight and management of the Naval Intelligence Enterprise. Mr. Bray was appointed to the Senior Executive Service in 2007.
Mr. Bray’s experience includes intelligence analysis, intelligence collection, leadership of the Intelligence Community’s East Asia efforts, and extensive interagency integration. He held a number of analytic positions within the Office of Naval Intelligence, including analyst in the Submarine Warfare Operations Research Division (SWORD), senior analyst for Chinese naval warfare, Subject Matter Expert on Chinese Strategy and Doctrine, and the Navy’s Senior Intelligence Officer for China. He served as a Special Assistant to the US Defense Attaché in Beijing, China in 2007-2008. Mr. Bray’s tenure with the Office of the Director of National Intelligence began in 2010, when he became the Principal Deputy National Intelligence Officer for Military Issues, where he oversaw the production of National Intelligence Estimates and other national level intelligence assessments on worldwide military issues.
Most recently, Mr. Bray was the National Intelligence Manager for East Asia, the US Intelligence Community’s senior official for East Asia matters, from 2012 to 2020. He oversaw and integrated all aspects of the IC’s collection, analytic, counterintelligence, foreign partnerships, and resourcing efforts for East Asia and served as the IC’s senior representative to the White House and the interagency process for East Asia issues.
Mr. Bray earned a BS of International Affairs from the Georgia Institute of Technology in 1996 and a Master of International Affairs from Columbia University in 1998. Georgia Institute of Technology named Mr. Bray a Distinguished Alumnus of the Sam Nunn School of International Affairs in 2015. He is a Presidential Rank Award recipient.