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2016 Participants

 

Bayan Abdul Rahman
Kurdistan Regional Government Representative in the United States
Kurdistan Regional Government

Mohammed Abulahoum  
Head
Justice and Building Party, Yemen

Rinat Akhmetshin
Director
International Eurasian Institute

Irakli Alasania        
Party Leader
Free Democrats

Leila Alieva 
Academic Visitor
St Antony’s College, University of Oxford

John Allen    
Co-Director, Center for 21st Century Security and Intelligence
The Brookings Institution

Marc Allen   
President
Boeing International

Rona Ambrose        
Leader of the Opposition
House of Commons, Canada

Asger Andersen      
Deputy Head, Security Policy Department
Danish Ministry of Defence

Antony Anderson   
Chief of Defence Staff
Jamaica Defense Force

Gilberto Hernandez Andreu       
Official Chief of the Secretariat of National Defense
Secretary of National Defense, Mexico

James Appathurai  
Deputy Assistant Secretary General for Political Affairs and Security Policy
North Atlantic Treaty Organization

Joe Armstrong         
General Manager and Vice President
CAE

Reona Aso    
International Policy Planning Section, J-5, Joint Staff
Japan Self-Defense Force

Eden Attias  
President
EATC-International

Michael Auslin       
Resident Scholar, American Enterprise Institute
Columnist, The Wall Street Journal

Maria Andrelita Austria   
Assistant Secretary for American Affairs
Department of Foreign Affairs, Philippines

Shlomo Avineri       
Professor of Political Science
Hebrew University of Jerusalem

Alyssa Ayres
Senior Fellow for India, Pakistan, and South Asia
Council on Foreign Relations

Luca Bader  
Chief of Office to the Minister of Foreign Affairs
Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Italy

Seung Joo Baek       
Member, National Assembly
South Korea

Joseph Bahout        
Visiting Scholar
Carnegie Endowment for International Peace

James Baker
Director of the Office of Net Assessment
United States Department of Defense

Falah Mustafa Bakir         
Head of Foreign Relations Department
Kurdistan Regional Government

Rafael Barak           
Ambassador of Israel to Canada
Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Israel

James Barnes          
Director, Canada Global Marketing
The Boeing Company

Rania Barrak          
Professor
Military Staff College and Superior War College, Tunisia

John Barrasso         
Senator (R-WY)
United States Senate

Christine Beerli      
Vice President
International Committee of the Red Cross

Daniel Bekele         
Executive Director, Africa Division
Human Rights Watch

Dawisson Belém Lopes     
Professor of International and Comparative Politics
Universidade Federal de Minas Gerais

Lincoln Bloomfield
Chairman
Stimson Center

Michael Bociurkiw
Former Spokesperson
OSCE Special Monitoring Mission to Ukraine

Greta Bossenmaier
Chief
Communications Security Establishment

Kahina Bouagache
Lawyer, Human Rights and Women’s Rights Activist
Manaar Legal Consultancy

S.J. Bowes     
Commander, Canadian Joint Operations Command
Canadian Armed Forces

Ralf Brauksiepe     
Parliamentary State Secretary
Federal Ministry of Defense, Germany

Darrell Bricker       
Chief Executive Officer
Ipsos Public Affairs

Ian Brodie   
Associate Director, Centre for Military, Strategic and Security Studies
University of Calgary

Rosa Brooks
Professor of Law and Associate Dean for Graduate Programs
Georgetown University Law Center

Haakon Bruun-Hanssen  
Chief of Defence
Norway

Kerry Buck  
Ambassador and Permanent Representative to the North Atlantic Council
Joint Delegation of Canada to NATO

Alexandra Bugailiskis       
Assistant Deputy Minister for Europe, Middle East and Maghreb
Global Affairs Canada

Bertrand Cadour   
Defence Attaché
Embassy of France to Canada

Leslie Campbell     
Senior Associate and Regional Director, Middle East and North Africa
National Democratic Institute

Joyce Carter
President and Chief Executive Officer
Halifax International Airport Authority

Gabriel Guerra Castellanos         
President and Director General
Guerra Castellanos y Asociados

B.B. Cathcart          
Judge Advocate General
Canadian Armed Forces

Ömer Çelik  
Minister for European Union Affairs
Republic of Turkey, Ministry for European Union Affairs

Wendy Chamberlin           
President
Middle East Institute

Nicolas Chapuis      
Ambassador of France to Canada
Ministry of Foreign Affairs, France

Steve Chase 
Parliamentary Reporter
The Globe & Mail

Jacobus Cilliers       
Chairperson, Head of African Futures and Innovation
Institute for Security Studies

Lamine Cissé           
Former Chief of Defense Staff, Former Minister of Interior, Former UN Special Representative of the Secretary General (SRSG), President of the Board, Partners

Tom Clark    
Chief Political Correspondent
Global News

Steve Clemons        
Washington Editor-at-Large
The Atlantic

Eliot Cohen  
Robert E. Osgood Professor of Strategic Studies
Paul H. Nitze School of Advanced International Studies, Carey Business School, Johns Hopkins University

Heather Conley      
Senior Vice President for Europe, Eurasia and the Arctic; Director, Europe Programs
Center for Strategic and International Studies

Christopher Coons 
Senator (D-DE)
United States Senate

Marie-Thérèse Corbani    
Communication Analyst and Social Media Manager
Lebanon

Gian Lorenzo Cornado      
Ambassador of Italy to Canada
Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Italy

Michael Crowley    
Senior Foreign Affairs Correspondent
Politico

Glenn Davidson      
Former Ambassador of Canada to Afghanistan and Syria
Global Affairs Canada

Howard Dean         
Former Governor of Vermont; Senior Strategic Advisor
McKenna Long and Aldridge LLP

Sławomir Dębski   
Director
Polish Institute of International Affairs

Pavol Demeš           
Senior Non-Resident Fellow
The German Marshall Fund

Haki Demolli           
Minister of the Ministry for the Kosovo Security Force
Ministry for the Kosovo Security Force

Paul Dewar 
Fellow
The Canadian Global Affairs Institute

Toni Dimovski        
Ambassador of the Republic of Macedonia in Ottawa
Embassy of the Republic of Macedonia in Ottawa

Lisa Disbrow           
Under Secretary of the Air Force
United States Air Force

Paula Dobriansky  
Senior Fellow, The Future of Diplomacy Project
Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs, Harvard University

Peter Donolo           
Vice-Chairman
Hill+Knowlton Canada

Oren Dorell 
Journalist
USA Today

Dan Ephron 
Author

Richard Fadden     
Former National Security Adviser to the Prime Minister
Privy Council Office

Teuku Faizasyah   
Ambassador of the Republic of Indonesia & Permanent Representative of the Republic of Indonesia to the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO)
Indonesia

Michael Fallon       
Secretary of State for Defence
Ministry of Defence, United Kingdom

Amr Farouk Farid  
Assistant Secretary General, Spokesman, and Chief of the International Relations Committee
Al Wasat

David Fauvre          
Counsel
Arnold & Porter

Dean Fealk  
Partner
DLA Piper

Marian Fernet        
Former Chief of Staff
Department of Justice, Canada

Andy Fillmore         
Member of Parliament for Halifax
House of Commons, Canada

Brian Finlay
President and CEO
Stimson Center

Deb Fischer 
Senator (R-NE)
United States Senate

Mark Fitzpatrick   
Executive Director, IISS-Americas
The International Institute for Strategic Studies

Richard Florizone 
President and Vice-Chancellor
Dalhousie University

Robert Fonberg      
Distinguished Fellow
Munk School of Global Affairs, University of Toronto

John Forster
Deputy Minister of National Defence
Department of National Defence, Canada

David Fraser           
Sergeant-at-Arms
The Nova Scotia Legislature

Ralf Fücks    
President
Heinrich Böll Stiftung

Mike Gallagher
Member of Congress-Elect (R-WI)
United States Senate

Petronila Garcia     
Ambassador of the Philippines to Canada
Embassy of the Philippines

Ulf Gartzke  
Managing Partner
Spitzberg Partners LLC

Steven Giegerich    
Consul General
United States Consulate General, Halifax

Rob Gillies   
Canadian Bureau Chief
Associated Press

John Githongo         
Chief Executive Officer
Inuka Kenya Trust

John Glenn   
Policy Director
U.S. Global Leadership Coalition

Joanisval Gonçalves          
Senior Counselor on Foreign Affairs and National Defense
Federal Senate, Brazil

Rose Gottemoeller 
Deputy Secretary General
North Atlantic Treaty Organization

Kolinda Grabar-Kitarović
President
Croatia

Bill Graham 
Chancellor
Trinity College at the University of Toronto

Michael Grant        
Ambassador and Deputy Permanent Representative
Permanent Mission of Canada to the United Nations

Jerrold Green          
President and CEO
Pacific Council on International Policy

Maryscott Greenwood      
Principal
Dentons

Paul Grod     
President, Ukrainian Canadian Congress
Vice President, Ukrainian World Congress

Nathalie Guibert    
Journalist
Le Monde

Mark Gwozdecky   
Assistant Deputy Minister, International Security and Political Affairs
Global Affairs Canada

Marquis Hainse      
Canadian Military Representative to NATO
Canadian Armed Forces

Yalda Hakim           
Correspondent
BBC World News

Joseph Hall  
Vice President
Halifax International Security Forum

Jens Hanefeld         
Head of International Policy
Volkswagen

Hannes Hanso       
Minister of Defence
Ministry of Defence, Estonia

Elizabeth Halliday
Deputy High Commissioner
New Zealand High Commission, Ottawa

Husain Haqqani        
Senior Fellow and Director for South and Central Asia
Hudson Institute

Jürgen Hardt           
Member of the Bundestag
German Bundestag

Tammy Harris        
Chief of Staff to the Chief of the Defense Staff
Canadian Armed Forces

Harry B. Harris, Jr. 
Commander
United States Pacific Command

Allison Hart 
Executive Officer, Public Diplomacy
North Atlantic Treaty Organization

Francois Heisbourg           
Chairman
International Institute for Strategic Studies

Raymond Henault 
Strategic Executive Advisor and Chairman of the Strategic Advisory Board
ADGA Group of Companies

Mark Hetfield         
President and CEO
HIAS

Bruce Heyman       
United States Ambassador to Canada
United States Department of State

Peter Hogan
Vice President, Nova Scotia
Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency

Matthew Mark Horn         
Government Relations Advisor: Defense, National Security, Foreign Affairs & Strategic Planning
MMH Global Strategies, LLC

Nadim Houry          
Director, Terrorism/Counterterrorism Programs
Human Rights Watch

Bob Howse  
Editor-in-Chief
The Chronicle Herald

Heather Hurlburt  
Director, New Models of Policy Advocacy Project
New America Foundation

Jose Luis Vergara Ibarra  
Admiral
Secretariat of the Navy, Mexico

Toshiro Iijima         
Ambassador in charge of Policy Planning and International Security Policy, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Japan

Hiroshi Ito   
Deputy Director General, J-5, Joint Staff
Japan Self-Defense Force

Cesar Jaramillo        
Executive Director
Project Ploughshares

Said Jawad   
Senior Foreign Policy Advisor to the Chief Executive of Afghanistan
The Office of the Chief Executive of Afghanistan, Islamic Republic of Afghanistan

Andy Jazwick          
Vice President, Washington Operations, Defense and Security
CAE

Daniel Jean  
National Security Advisor to the Prime Minister
Privy Council Office, Canada

Josef Joffe     
Publisher-Editor
Die Zeit

Zoran Jolevski        
Minister of Defence
Ministry of Defence, Republic of Macedonia

William Jones          
Senior Associate Deputy Minister
Department of National Defence, Canada

Manoj Joshi 
Distinguished Fellow
Observer Research Foundation

Jen Judson
Reporter
Defense News

Tim Kaine    
Senator (D-VA)
United States Senate

Matake Kamiya      
Professor of International Relations, National Defense Academy of Japan
Adjunct Fellow, Japan Institute of International Affairs

W. Robert Kang
Managing Partner
Blue Whale Materials

Mikhail Kasyanov 
Former Prime Minister of Russia
Co-Leader, Republican Party of People’s Freedom

John Kavanagh       
Economic Development Manager
Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency

Kai Michael Kenkel          
Visiting Researcher 
GIGA Institute of Latin American Studies

Colin Kenny
Senator, Province of Ontario
Senate of Canada

Madonna Kent       
Director General, Advocacy and Industrial Benefits
Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency

Atul Khare   
Under-Secretary-General for Field Support
United Nations Secretariat

Adam Kinzinger     
Representative (R-IL)
United States House of Representatives

James Kirchick       
Fellow
Foreign Policy Institute

Michael Klare         
Professor, Program in Peace and World Security Studies
Hampshire College

Rachel Kleinfeld    
Senior Associate, Democracy and Rule of Law Program
Carnegie Endowment for International Peace

Ivanna Klympush-Tsintsadze    
Vice Prime Minister of Ukraine for European and Euro-Atlantic Integration
Government of Ukraine

Kathleen Koch       
Author, Journalist, and Founder
LeadersLink

Yoji Koda     
Vice Admiral (Ret.)
Japan Maritime Self Defense Force

Ante Kotromanović        
Former Minister of Defense
Ministry of Defense, Croatia

David Kramer         
Senior Director for Human Rights and Democracy
The McCain Institute for International Leadership

Stephen Kukucha  
Principal
Wazuku Advisory Group

Hervé Ladsous       
Under-Secretary-General
United Nations, Department of Peacekeeping Operation 

François Lafond     
President
Blue Networks and Opportunities

Eli Lake
Columnist
Bloomberg View

C.A. Lamarre           
Director of Staff, Strategic Joint Staff
Canadian Armed Forces

Isabelle Lasserre   
Associate Editor
Le Figaro

Jean-Yves Le Drian
Minister of Defence
Ministry of Defence, France

Seongmin Lee         
Student
Columbia University

Lotte Leicht 
Advocacy Director/Director
European Union, Human Rights Watch

Joseph Lengyel       
Chief
United States National Guard Bureau

Justin Ling   
Canadian Features Reporter
VICE News

María Victoria Llorente   
Executive Director
Fundación Ideas para la Paz

Gal Luft         
Co-Director
Institute for the Analysis of Global Security

Brian Macdonald   
Member of the Legislative Assembly
New Brunswick Legislature

John MacDonell      
Partner
Spiteri & Ursulak LLP

Peter MacKay         
Partner
Baker & McKenzie LLP, Toronto

Paul MacKinnon    
Assistant Deputy Minister, Portfolio Affairs and Communications Branch
Public Safety Canada

David MacNaughton         
Ambassador of Canada to the United States
Global Affairs Canada

Ram Madhav          
National General Secretary, BJP
Director, India Foundation

Tim Mak       
Senior Congressional Correspondent
The Daily Beast

Lotfi Maktouf          
Founder and President
Almadanya

Mohsen Marzouk   
Secretary-General
Machrou Tounes Party, Tunisian Republic

Bill McCaffrey         
President, Chief Executive Officer and Director
MEG Energy Corp.

John McCain
Senator (R-AZ)
United States Senate

John McKay 
Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Defence
Department of National Defence, Canada

Cameron McKenzie           
Vice-President, Business Development and Sales
Canadian Commercial Corporation

Brian McKeon
Principal Deputy Under Secretary of Defense for Policy
United States Department of Defense

Herbert McMaster
Director, Army Capabilities Integration Center and Deputy Commanding General, Futures
U.S. Army Training and Doctrine Command

Membathisi Mdladlana    
South Africa High Commissioner to Canada
South Africa

Walter Russell Mead
Professor, Distinguished Fellow, The Hudson Institute
James Clarke Chace Professor, Bard College
Editor-At-Large, The American Interest    

Al Meinzinger         
Deputy Commander, Royal Canadian Air Force
Canadian Armed Forces

Denis Mercier         
Supreme Allied Commander Transformation
North Atlantic Treaty Organization

Mauricio Meschoulam      
Professor
Universidad Iberoamericana

Imad Mesdoua       
Political Risk Analyst
Africa Matters Limited

Jeanne Meserve     
Senior Fellow, Homeland Security Policy Institute
George Washington University

Ayman Mhanna      
Director
Global Forum for Media Development (GFMD)

Tom Middendorp  
Chief of Defence
Netherlands

Hong Chul Min        
Member of the National Assembly
Saenuri Party, Republic of Korea

Don Moe       
Senior Vice President, Supply & Marketing
MEG Energy Corp.

Bessma Momani     
Associate Professor of Political Science
University of Waterloo and the Balsillie School of International Affairs

Duane Monea         
Vice President, Public Relations
MEG Energy Corp.

Kenjiro Monji         
Ambassador of Japan to Canada
Embassy of Japan, Ottawa

Mouaz Moustafa    
Executive Director
Syrian Emergency Task Force

Jeff Mullen   
Director of Enterprise Development
Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency

Yousef Munayyer  
Executive Director
U.S. Campaign to End the Israeli Occupation

Alaa Murabit           
Founder and President, The Voice of Libyan Women

Commissioner UN WHO
The Global Goals Advocate Advisor

Vago Muradian
Host
Defense & Aerospace Report

Maureen Murphy  
Principal
Maureen Murphy and Associates

Farea al Muslimi    
Non Resident Scholar
Carnegie Endowment for International Peace

Murithi Mutiga       
Journalist Covering East Africa
The Guardian

Brian Nault  
President
BlueWater Federal

Tony Negus
Australian High Commissioner to Canada
Australian High Commission, Canada 

Pauline Neville-Jones       
Chair, Cyber Security Advisory Panel
Bank of England

J.F. Newton  
Commander, Joint Task Force Atlantic; Commander, Martitime Forces Atlantic
Canadian Armed Forces

Masashi Nishihara 
President
Research Institute for Peace and Security, Japan

M.A.G. Norman        
Vice Chief of Defense Staff
Canadian Armed Forces

Jacqueline O’Neill  
Director
The Institute for Inclusive Security

Tolu Ogunlesi         
Digital Communications
Nigerian President Buhari

Japheth Omojuwa  
Columnist
The Punch Newspaper, Leadership Newspaper and Naij.com

Librado Orozco Zapata    
Deputy Minister for Defence Policy
Ministry of Defence of Peru

Dixon Osburn
Executive Director
Center for Justice and Accountability

Paul Owens 
Manager, Special Initiatives
Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency

Sung Bae Park        
Director General of Foreign Intelligence
Korea Defense Intelligence Agency

Petr Pavel    
Chairman of the Military Committee
North Atlantic Treaty Organization

Stuart Peach           
Chief of Defence Staff
United Kingdom

Floriano Peixoto    
Fellow
Igarapé Institute

Marina Pendes       
Minister of Defence
Ministry of Defence, Bosnia and Herzegovina

Smadar Perry         
Middle East Senior Editor
Yediot Ahronot

J. Peter Pham
Vice President for Research and Regional Initiatives and Director, Africa Center
Atlantic Council

Ilya Ponomarev     
Founder
Trident Acquisitions

Fabrice Pothier      
Senior Associate
Rasmussen Global

Vadym Prystaiko   
Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs, Chief of Staff of the Ministry
Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Ukraine

Margaret Purdy     
President
Margaret Purdy Consulting Inc.

Celina Realuyo       
Senior Fellow
Joint Special Operations University

Sheila Riordon       
Political Minister
Embassy of Canada, Washington

Carla Anne Robbins          
Senior Fellow
Council on Foreign Relations

Colin Robertson     
Vice President
Canadian Global Affairs Institute

Antonio Rodiles     
Director
Estado de SATS

Heather Roff           
Senior Research Fellow
Department of Politics and International Relations, University of Oxford

Michael Rogers      
United States Navy, Commander, United States Cyber Command, Director, National Security Agency/Chief, Central Security Service

Josh Rogin    
Columnist
Washington Post

Rafal Rohozinski   
Chief Executive Officer
SecDev Group

Gideon Rose
Editor
Foreign Affairs

Trudy Rubin           
Foreign Affairs Columnist
The Philadelphia Inquirer

Luis Rubio   
Chairman
Center of Research for Development

Laurent Ruseckas 
Senior Advisor
IHS Energy

Christopher Sabatini        
Adjunct Professor, School of International and Public Affairs, Columbia University
Founder and Editor, LatinAmericaGoesGlobal.org

Harjit Singh Sajjan
Minister of National Defence
Department of National Defence

Feridun Sinirlioğlu
Turkish Ambassador to the UN
Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Turkey

Paul Salem  
Vice President for Policy and Research
Middle East Institute

Lobsang Sangay     
Sikyong
Central Tibetan Administration

Andrei Sannikov    
Leader
European Belarus Civil Campaign

Ben Sasse     
Senator (R-NE)
United States Senate

Süleyman Savaş Erdem    
CEO
OYAK

Nadia Schadlow     
Senior Program Officer, International Security and Foreign Policy
Smith Richardson Foundation

Randy Scheunemann       
President
Orion Strategies

Karl Schultz
Commander
U.S. Coast Guard Atlantic Area, Defense Force East and DHS Joint Task Force-East

Hugh Segal  
Master
Massey College, University of Toronto

Peter Semneby       
Former Ambassador of Sweden to Afghanistan
Ministry for Foreign Affairs, Sweden

Richard Sendall     
Senior Vice President, Strategy and Government Relations
MEG Energy Corp.

Jeanne Shaheen     
Senator (D-NH)
United States Senate

Andrew Shearer     
Senior Advisor on Asia Pacific Security
Center for Strategic and International Studies

Danjuma Sheni       
Permanent Secretary Ambassador
Ministry of Defence, Nigeria

Robin Shepherd     
Senior Advisor
Halifax International Security Forum

Philip Shetler-Jones          
Programme Lead, International Security
World Economic Forum

Andriy Shevchenko          
Ambassador of Ukraine to Canada
Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Ukraine

Paul Shinkman       
National Security Reporter
U.S. News & World Report

Ian Shugart 
Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs
Global Affairs Canada

Vasil Sikharulidze 
Chairman
Atlantic Council of Georgia

David Smolansky   
Mayor
Municipality of El Hatillo

Milan Solár  
Vice-President and CEO
GLOBSEC

Nancy Southern     
Chair, President & Chief Executive Officer
ATCO

J.J.P. St-Amand        
Deputy Commander, North American Aerospace Command
Canadian Armed Forces

Janice Gross Stein  
Belzberg Professor of Conflict Management and Founding Director, Munk School of Global Affairs
University of Toronto

Gerald Steinberg    
President
NGO Monitor

Constanze Stelzenmüller 
Robert Bosch Senior Fellow
The Brookings Institution

Edison Stewart       
Assistant Deputy Minister, Public Affairs
Department of National Defence, Canada

Dan Sullivan           
Senator (R-AK)
United States Senate

Tsuyoshi Sunohara           
Secretary-General for U.S.-Japan Project
Japan Center for Economic Research

Michael Svetlik      
Vice President, Programs
International Foundation for Electoral Systems

Tomasz Szatkowski           
Undersecretary for National Defence
Ministry of National Defence of Poland

Andrew Tabler       
Martin J. Gross Fellow
Washington Institute for Near East Policy

Yasmin Tadjdeh     
Staff Writer
National Defense Magazine

Jonathan Tepperman       
Managing Editor
Foreign Affairs

Sue Mi Terry           
Managing Director, Korea
Bower Group, Asia

Jody Thomas           
Commissioner
Canadian Coast Guard

Alioune Tine           
Regional Director for West and Central Africa
Amnesty International

Hideshi Tokuchi    
Senior Fellow
National Graduate Institute for Policy Studies (GRIPS)

Francisco Toro       
Executive Editor
Caracas Chronicles

Ira Trivedi   
Author

Selçuk Ünal 
Ambassador of the Republic of Turkey to Canada
Embassy of the Republic of Turkey in Canada

Alon Ushpiz 
Political Director
Ministry of Foreign Affairs of State of Israel, Jerusalem

Henk van der Zwan          
Ambassador of the Kingdom of the Netherlands to Canada
Embassy of the Kingdom of the Netherlands to Canada

Peter Van Praagh  
President
Halifax International Security Forum

Jonathan Vance      
Chief of the Defence Staff
Canadian Armed Forces

Gordon Venner       
Assistant Deputy Minister (Policy)
Department of National Defence, Canada

Nirmal Verma         
CNO Distinguished International Fellow
U.S. Naval War College

John Vinocur           
Senior Correspondent
International Herald Tribune

Ricardo Visaya       
Chief of Staff
Armed Forces of the Philippines

Kurt Volker 
Executive Director
The McCain Institute for International Leadership

Tsuneo Watanabe 
Director of Foreign and Security Policy Research
The Tokyo Foundation

Bruce Weinrod
Senior Counsel
Global Impact

Jonathan Weisstub
Founding Partner, Common Wealth
Chairman of the Board, Halifax International Security Forum
Senior Resident, Massey College, University of Toronto, Canada

Łukasz Weremiuk
First Counsellor and Charge d’affaires a.i
Embassy of the Republic of Poland

Kathryn White       
President and CEO
United Nations Association in Canada

Alexis Wichowski   
Press Secretary and Senior Advisor for Communications
NYC Department of Veterans

Taylor Wilson         
Nuclear Physicist
University of Nevada, Reno

Tamara Cofman Wittes     
Senior Fellow, Director of the Center for Middle East Policy
The Brookings Institution

Werner Wnendt     
Ambassador of the Federal Republic of Germany to Canada
Federal Foreign Office, Germany

Andrew Wood         
Associate Fellow, Russia and Eurasia Programme
Chatham House

P.F. Wynnyk
Commander, Canadian Army
Canadian Armed Forces

Moshe Ya’alon        
Former Minister of Defense
Ministry of Defense, Israel

Amos Yadlin
Director
The Institute for National Security Studies

Noboru Yamaguchi           
Professor of International Relations
International University

Cesar B. Yano          
Undersecretary for Defence Operations
Department of National Defense, Philippines

Bohdan Yaremenko         
Chairman of the Board
Maidan of Foreign Affairs

Tomonori Yoshizaki          
Director for Policy Simulation
NIDS Japan

Martin Zablocki       
President and Chief Executive Officer
Canadian Commercial Corporation

Dov Zakheim          
Senior Advisor
Center for Strategic and International Studies