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“National Security Strategies and the Future of Conflict”

Thursday & Friday
1819 February 2016
Fairmont Château Laurier Hotel
Ottawa, Canada

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Day 1 – Thursday, 18 February 2016

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Registration

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Welcome
Tony Battista, Executive Director CDA and CDA Institute
Daniel Gosselin, President CDA Institute
Richard Evraire, Chair CDA

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Vimy Paper 27: Strategic Outlook for Canada 2016
Ferry de Kerckhove, Executive Vice-​President, CDA Institute

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John Wright, President & Senior Partner of John Wright & Associates

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The Honourable Harjit Sajjan , Minister of National Defence

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The Honourable Kent Hehr , Minister of Veterans Affairs and Associate Minister of National Defence

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Health Break

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Ross Munro Media Award

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Panel 1 -Canadian Security and Defence: Policy, Interests, and Culture
Moderator:Dr. Andrea Charron, Deputy-​Director, Centre of Defence and Security Studies, University of Manitoba
Dr. Joel Sokolsky, Professor of Political Studies, Royal Military College of Canada
Colonel Michael Cessford (Ret’d), Fellow, CDA Institute
Dr. Kim Nossal, Professor, Centre for International and Defence Policy, Queen’s University

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Luncheon Speaker
Lieutenant General Stephen Wilson, Deputy Commander USSTRATCOM

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Panel 2Comprehensive Security: Towards Integrated National Security Strategies
Moderator: Michel Maisonneuve ,
Academic Director, RMC Saint-​Jean
Brigadier General Mike Rouleau,
Commander CANSOFCOM
The Honourable Daniel Lang
Senate Standing Committee on National Security and Defence
Michael Peirce
Assistant Director Intelligence, CSIS

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The Honourable Ralph Goodale, Minister of Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness

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Jim Thomas, Vice-​President and Director of Studies, Centre for Strategic and Budgetary Assessments, US

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Summary and Thanks

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Reception

Day 2 – Friday, 19 February 2016

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Registration

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Welcome

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General Jonathan Vance, Chief of the Defence Staff

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General Tom Middendorp, Commander of the Armed Forces of the Kingdom of the Netherlands

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General Gratien Maire, “Major Général des Armées,” France

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Health Break

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Lieutenant General Mark Poffley, Deputy Chief of Defence Staff (Military Capabilities), United Kingdom

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Panel 3 -New Challenges of Conventional Threats
Moderator: David Collins CDA Institute Board of Directors and Fellow, Canadian Global Affairs Institute
Dr. Alexander Moens, Professor of Political Science, Simon Fraser University
Dr. Thomas Nichols, Professor of National Security Affairs, US Naval College
Anne Kari H. Ovind, Ambassador, Norway

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Luncheon Speaker
Lady Olga Maitland, Founder, Defence and Security Forum, United Kingdom

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Panel 4 - Terrorism, Non-​State Actors, and Faceless Conflict
Moderator: Dr. Alex Wilner , MLI Fellow, Assistant Professor at Carleton University
Yves Brodeur, Former Ambassador and Permanent Representative, NATO
Satyamoorthy Kabilan, Director, National Security Strategic Foresight, Conference Board of Canada
Dr. Paul T. Mitchell, Director of Academics, Canadian Forces College

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Admiral Bill Gortney, Commander NORAD & US Northern Command

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Summary and Thanks

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Reception & Mess Dinner at the Army Officer’s Mess, 149 Somerset Street West, Ottawa (Separate Registration Required)

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Exhibitors

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