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2010 Agenda

 

Plenary 1: Forward Defense Revisited

Speakers: Mr. Mark Carney, Governor, Bank of Canada

The Hon. Gitte Lillelund Bech, Minister of Defense, Denmark

The Hon. John McCain, Senator, United States

Mr. Saad Mohseni, Director, Moby Media Group, Afghanistan

Moderator: Ms. Jill Dougherty, Foreign Affairs Correspondent, CNN

 

Nightowl Sessions

 

Top Secret or Too Secret? Media’s Role in Defense and Security

Speakers: Mr. Dan Dugas, Journalist

Mr. Michael Hastings, Contributing Editor, Rolling Stone

Ms. Natalie Nougayrède, Diplomatic Correspondent, Le Monde

Moderator: Mr. James Appathurai, Spokesperson, NATO

Countering Terrorism: Can We Win?

Speakers: Mr. Amos Gilad, Director of Policy and Political-Military Affairs, Ministry of Defense, Israel

Mr. Wolfgang G. Pordzik, Executive Vice President for Corporate Public Policy, Deutsche Post DHL North America

Ms. Fran Townsend, Senior Vice President of Worldwide Government, Legal, and Business Affairs, MacAndrews and Forbes Holdings, Inc.

Moderator: Mr. Misha Glenny, Broadcaster and Author

 

Defense Cuts: Can We Do What’s Needed with Less?

Speakers: Mr. Michel Miraillet, Director for Strategic Affairs, Ministry of Defense, France

General (Retired) Victor Renuart, Jr., Senior Military Advisor for the CEO and Vice President for National Security, BAE Systems, Inc.

The Hon. Janis Sarts, State Secretary, Ministry of Defense, Latvia

The Hon. Jeff Sessions, Senator, United States

Moderator: Ms. Karen DeYoung, Senior Diplomatic Correspondent, The Washington Post

 

Plenary 2: Protecting The Public: Job #1

Speakers: The Hon. Ehud Barak, Minister of Defense, Israel

The Hon. Janet Napolitano, Secretary of Homeland Security, United States

Baroness Pauline Neville-Jones, Minister of State for Security, Home Office, United Kingdom The Hon. Victor Toews, Minister of Public Safety, Canada

Moderator: Mr. Nick Childs, Defence and Security Correspondent, BBC World

 

Plenary 3: Decoding the American Elections

Speakers: The Hon. Lindsey Graham, Senator, United States

Mr. Norm J. Ornstein, Resident Scholar, American Enterprise Institute

The Hon. Mark Udall, Senator, United States

Moderator: Ms. Susan Bonner, Washington Correspondent, CBC News

 

Plenary 4: A World Without Nukes: Really?

Speakers: The Hon. Michèle Flournoy, Under Secretary of Defense for Policy, United States

Mr. Hiroshi Oe, Director General for International Affairs, Ministry of Defense, Japan

The Hon. Christian Schmidt, Parliamentary State Secretary to the Federal Minister of Defense, Germany

The Hon. Jeanne Shaheen, Senator, United States

Moderator: The Hon. Pamela Wallin, Senator, Chair of the Senate Defence Committee, Canada

 

Plenary 5: The Strategic Concept: NATO Beyond Afghanistan

Speakers: Gen. Stéphane Abrial, Supreme Allied Commander Transformation, NATO

The Hon. Peter MacKay, Minister of National Defence, Canada

The Hon. Murat Mercan, Chairman, Committee on Foreign Affairs, Grand National Assembly, Turkey

Dr. Condoleezza Rice, Professor of Political Economy and Political Science, Stanford University

Moderator: Mr. Roger Cohen, Columnist, International Herald Tribune

 

Plenary 6: Sea, Sky, Space, Cyber: Secure?

Speakers: Vice Adm. Premvir S. Das, Distinguished Fellow, Institute of Peace and Conflict Studies, India

Mr. Misha Glenny, Broadcaster and Author

The Hon. Masafumi Ishii, Ambassador for Policy Planning and International Security Policy, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Japan

Adm. James Winnefeld, Commander United States Northern Command and North American Aerospace Defense Command

Moderator: Dr. Sylke Tempel, Editor, Internationale Politik

 

Saturday Night Dinners

 

A Conversation on Afghanistan

Speakers: The Hon. Said Tayeb Jawad, Diplomat in Residence, Harvard Kennedy School of Government

The Hon. Jawed Ludin, Ambassador to Canada, Afghanistan

Mr. Saad Mohseni, Director, Moby Media Group, Afghanistan

Moderator: Dr. Constanze Stelzenmüller, The German Marshall Fund of the United States

 

Iran: Conflict, Containment, Dialogue

Speakers: Ms. Golnaz Esfandiari, Senior Correspondent, Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty

Dr. Camille Grand, Executive Director, Foundation for Strategic Research, France

Moderator: Dr. Ian Lesser, The German Marshall Fund of the United States

 

Migrant Diasporas: Security Threat or Foreign Policy Opportunity?

Speakers: Ms. Farah Pandith, Special Representative to Muslim Communities, Department of State, United States

Ms. Claudia Schmid, Director, Office for the Protection of the Constitution, Berlin

Moderator: Mr. Joseph Hall, Senior Advisor for the Middle East and North Africa, National Democratic Institute

 

NATO’s New Members: Satisfied?

Speakers: The Hon. Audronius Ažubalis, Minister of Foreign Affairs, Lithuania

The Hon. Arben Imami, Minister of Defense, Albania

Moderator: Mr. Mark Fischer, The German Marshall Fund of the United States

 

Arctic Security in a Time of Thaw

Speakers: The Hon. Peter MacKay, Minister of National Defence, Canada

Mr. Tim Sloth Jørgenson, Commissioner, Ministry of Defense, Denmark

Moderator: Mr. Daniel P. Fata, Transatlantic Fellow, The German Marshall Fund of the United States and Vice President, The Cohen Group

 

Democracy and Security: What Relationship?

Speakers: Mr. Pavol Demeš, Senior Transatlantic Fellow, The German Marshall Fund of the United States

Dr. Charlie Kupchan, Professor of International Affairs, Georgetown University

Moderator: Mr. David J. Kramer, Executive Director, Freedom House

 

Facing the Future: Developing a Security Community in the Balkans

Speakers: The Hon. Davor Božinović, State Secretary for Political Affairs, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Croatia

The Hon. Milan Roćen, Minister of Foreign Affairs, Montenegro

The Hon. Jeanne Shaheen, Senator, United States

The Hon. Dragan Šutanovac, Minister of Defense, Serbia

Moderator: Mr. Ivan Vejvoda, The German Marshall Fund of the United States

 

Public Opinion: Mobilizing the Key Strategic Asset

Speakers: Mr. Roger Cohen, Columnist, International Herald Tribune

Mr. Najam Sethi, Editor-in-Chief, Friday Times and Dunya TV, Pakistan

Moderator: Mr. Rob Liberatore, The German Marshall Fund of the United States

 

Ain’t No Sunshine When He’s Gone? North Korea after Kim Jong il

Speakers: The Hon. Min-soon Song, Member, National Assembly, South Korea

Mr. Kunihiko Miyake, Research Director, Cannon Institute for Global Studies, Japan

Moderator: Dr. Dan Twining, The German Marshall Fund of the United States

 

NATO in Asia? Or A NATO for Asia?

Speakers: The Hon. Espen Barth Eide, State Secretary, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Norway

The Hon. Masafumi Ishii, Ambassador for Policy Planning and International Security Policy, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Japan

Moderator: Mr. Andrew Small, The German Marshall Fund of the United States

 

Balance of Power: Is it Still Relevant?

Speaker: Dr. Condoleezza Rice, Professor of Political Economy and Political Science, Stanford University

Moderator: The Hon. Jim Kolbe, The German Marshall Fund of the United States

 

Flu Shot Anyone? Global Health Security

Speaker: Dr. Alexander Garza, Assistant Secretary for Health Affairs and Chief Medical Officer, Department of Homeland Security, United States

Moderator: Mr. Sean Mulvaney, The German Marshall Fund of the United States

 

Radicalization: Roots and Reasons, or Just Excuses?

Speaker: Sheikh Mohammed Ali Abdullah Abu Luhoum, Head, Department of Economic Relations, General People’s Congress, Yemen

Moderator: Mr. Joshua Walker, The German Marshall Fund of the United States

 

Future of North American Defense Policy

Speaker: The Hon. Stephen Hadley, Senior Advisor for International Affairs, United States Institute of Peace

Moderator: Mr. Ronald Covais, Vice President, Corporate International Business Development, Lockheed Martin Corporation

 

Energy, Power, Politics

Speakers: Mr. Edward Chow, Senior Fellow, Energy and National Security Program, Center for Strategic and International Studies

Mr. Nusret Comert, Chairman of the Board, PETFORM (Petroleum Platform Association)

Moderator: Ms. Alina Inayeh, The German Marshall Fund of the United States

 

A Conversation with the Hon. Ehud Barak

Speaker: The Hon. Ehud Barak, Minister of Defense, Israel

Moderator: The Hon. Marc Leland, The German Marshall Fund of the United States

 

Breakfast Sessions

 

Cyber Threats, Cyber Solutions

Speakers: Mr. Francis Delon, Secretary General for National Defense, Office of the Prime Minister, France

Mr. Iulian Fota, Presidential Advisor on National Security, Romania

Dr. Rex Hughes, Visiting Fellow for Cyber Security, Wolfson College, Cambridge University

Moderator: Dr. Rafal Rohozinski, Principal, The SecDev Group, Senior Fellow, Canada Centre for Security Studies, The Munk School of Global Affairs, University of Toronto

 

Global Governance: Whose World is it Anyway?

Speakers: Ms. Paula, Dobriansky, Senior Vice President, Thomson Reuters

Mr. Thomas Kleine-Brockhoff, Senior Director, Policy Programs, The German Marshall Fund of the United States

Dr. Janice Stein, Director, The Munk School of Global Affairs, University of Toronto

Moderator: Ms. Golnaz Esfandiari, Senior Correspondent, Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty

 

Resources and Risks: Are We Insatiable or Just Unprincipled?

Speakers: Major General (Retired) Richard Engel, Director, Climate Change and State Stability Program, U.S. National Intelligence Council

Mr. Nick Mabey, Founding Director and Chief Executive, E3G

Rear Admiral Neil Morisetti, Climate and Energy Security Envoy, Ministry of Defense and Foreign Commonwealth Office, United Kingdom

Moderator: Ms. Lisa Friedman, Deputy Editor, ClimateWire

 

Plenary 7: Crises Without Borders: Responding to Humanitarian Emergencies

Speakers: The Hon. Carme Chacόn, Minister of Defense, Spain

Gen. Walter Natynczyk, Chief of Defence Staff, Canada

Mr. Najam Sethi, Editor-in-Chief, Friday Times and Dunya TV, Pakistan

Moderator: Mr. Robin Shepherd, Director of International Affairs, The Henry Jackson Society

 

Plenary 8: Statebuilding: Help Wanted

Speakers: The Hon. Pieter De Crem, Minister of Defense, Belgium

The Hon. Stephen Hadley, Senior Advisor for International Affairs, United States Institute of Peace

The Hon. Said Tayeb Jawad, Diplomat in Residence, Harvard Kennedy School of Government

Dr. Mohammed Shtayyeh, Minister, Palestinian Economic Council for Development and Reconstruction

Moderator: Mr. James Blitz, Defence and Diplomatic Editor, Financial Times