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2023 Panelists

Intelligence Panel

Bill Hamlet

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Editor-in-Chief, Proceedings



Bill Hamblet is the Editor-in-Chief of Proceedings magazine and the executive vice president for periodicals, membership, and marketing at the U.S. Naval Institute. He retired from the U.S. Navy in 2016 as a captain after 29 years as a naval intelligence officer. He is a graduate of the U.S. Naval Academy, Naval War College, Joint Forces Staff College, and the National Defense University. During his career, he served in various capacities including as the intelligence officer for an FA-18 squadron, a Navy SEAL Team, a Carrier Air Wing, and a Carrier Strike Group. He was in the Pentagon on September 11th, 2001 and helped organize the Joint Staff’s immediate reaction to the terrorist attack. He served as the U.S. naval attaché to Russia and led the China Division at the U.S. Pacific Command Joint Intelligence Operations Center. His final tour was at the National Counterterrorism Center where he focused on whole-of-government counterterrorism planning for the Middle East, particularly on U.S. and coalition efforts to counter ISIS, foreign fighters, and online extremism.

Indochina Panel

Peter Dutton


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Peter Dutton is Professor of International Law in the Stockton Center for International Law. He formerly served as Interim Dean, Center for Naval Warfare Studies, and as Director of the China Maritime Studies Institute. His research focuses on international law of the sea, Chinese views of sovereignty and international law, and China’s maritime expansion. A retired Navy Judge Advocate and former Naval Flight Officer, he holds a Ph.D. from King’s College London, a J.D. from the College of William & Mary, and an M.A. from the Naval War College. He is an adjunct professor at NYU School of Law and a faculty advisor to NYU’s U.S.-Asia Law Institute.

Jon-Paul Maddaloni


Col. Maddaloni was assigned to the Naval War College in 2020 in the National Security Affairs Department. He arrived Joint qualified from USINDOPACOM where he served as the Chief of Plans for Logistics in the J4. Col. Maddaloni’s military background in the Field Artillery includes a variety of command and staff positions. He has served in several operational deployments including Kuwait, Bosnia, Thailand, Korea, Iraq, Afghanistan, and the United Arab Emirates. He is a graduate of all military schools commensurate with his rank, holds a Bachelor of Systems Engineering and Law from West Point, Masters in Military Arts and Science from the School of Advanced Military Studies (SAMS), Masters of Science in Joint Campaign Planning and Strategy from the Joint Advanced Warfighting School (JAWS), and a Masters in Public Administration from the University of Oklahoma.

Climate Change and the Arctic

Michael Oristaglio

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Michael Oristaglio is co-founder and director of the Energy Studies Multidisciplinary Academic Program in Yale College and a founding faculty member of the program in Financing and Deploying Clean Energy in Yale School of the Environment. He is a senior research scientist and lecturer in energy geoscience in the Yale Department of Earth & Planetary Sciences and former executive director of Yale Climate & Energy Institute. Outside Yale, he serves on the Sustainable Energy Commission for Newtown, Connecticut, and as project manager for the Society of Exploration Geophysicists on collaborative research intended to advance applied Earth science for industry and public benefit. Before joining Yale in 2009, he spent 25+ years in the geophysical services industry with Schlumberger.

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