Screening of Command and Control. Landmark Theatres E Street Cinema, 555 11th St. NW, Washington.
National Iranian American Council, Leadership Conference. Hyatt Regency Hotel, 400 New Jersey Ave. NW, Washington.
10:00-11:30 a.m. EDT, Julian Borger, The Guardian; Mark Fitzpatrick, International Institute for Strategic Studies; Suzanne DiMaggio, New America; and Chung-in Moon, Yonsei University. "Nuclear Instability in Northeast Asia." Sponsored by Bulletin of the Atomic Scientist. Webcast online.
3:30 p.m., Elaine Bunn, Deputy Assistant Defense Secretary for Nuclear and Missile Defense Policy; Bradley Roberts, former Deputy Assistant Defense Secretary for Nuclear and Missile Defense Policy; Linton Brooks, former Undersecretary of Energy for Nuclear Security, James Schoff, Carnegie Endowment for International Peace; and John Warden,Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS), "Present and Future of Extended Deterrence." CSIS, 1616 Rhode Island Ave. NW, Washington. RSVP online.
9:00-10:30 p.m. EDT, first Presidential debate. Hofstra University, Hempstead, NY.
9:30-11:30 a.m., Paul Meyer, former Canadian ambassador to the Conference on Disarmament; Jon Wolfsthal, National Security Council; Daryl Kimball, Arms Control Association; and Anita E. Friedt U.S. State Department. "Nuclear Issues at the United Nations: What’s Next?." Center for Strategic and International Studies, 1616 Rhode Island Ave. NW
Noon-1:30 p.m., Chong Wook Chung, Korean Ambassador. "A Changing Security Architecture in the Northeast Asia and the U.S.-Korea Alliance in the Next U.S. Administration." Institute for Corean-American Studies. 3000 Two Logan Square, Philadelphia.
Missile Defense Agency, intercept flight test (FTG-15) of the Ground-Based Midcourse (GMD) missile defense system. Vandenberg Air Force Base, Lompoc, CA, and Reagan Test Site, Marshall Islands. This is the first GMD intercept test since June 2014.
6:00-9:00 p.m., Thomas Pickering, former Undersecretary of State for Political Affairs; and Richard Somerville, Scripps Institution of Oceanography, "Bulletin of Atomic Scientists Annual Dinner." Chicago Cultural Center, 78 E. Washington St., Chicago.
Senate Armed Services Committee, hearing on the nomination of Lt. Gen. Samuel Greaves to be Commander, Missile Defense Agency (possible). Location TBA, Senate Office Building, Washington. Webcast on the committee website.