The Seventh Annual Tower Center National Security Conference explores the so-called "pivot to Asia". For many years, the U.S. grand strategy has been focused on Europe and the Persian Gulf. Now, Washington's attention is turning to the East. What are the implications for strategy, policy, military operations and the defense industry? Speakers discuss what the pivot means to the United States, China, and other states in the region. They will also explore questions about military operations in hypothetical conflict with China. Finally, the will consider the implications for the defense industry if the competition with China comes to dominate U.S. attention.