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2009 Participants

 

Morten von Hanno Aasland

Senior Advisor Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Norway

 

Earl Agron

Vice President, Security and Environment, APL, Ltd.

 

Christopher Alexander

Federal Candidate for Ajax-Pickering Conservative Party, Canada

 

James Appathurai

Spokesman, NATO

 

Ronald Atkey

First Chair of SIRC, Professor of National Security Law, The University of Western Ontario and Osgoode Hall

 

Bogdan Aurescu

State Secretary for Strategic Affairs, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Romania

 

Alyssa Ayres

Director for India and South Asia, McLarty Associates

 

Nelson Azevedo Jobim

Minister of Defense, Brazil

 

Jennifer Barrett

Deputy Legislative Director, Office of Senator Mark Udall

 

Peter Bator

Director, Cabinet of the State Secretary, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Slovakia

 

Nur Batur

Columnist, Sabah Newspaper

 

Mark Begich

Senator, United States Senate

 

Peter Berkowitz

Tad and Dianne Taube Senior Fellow Hoover Institution

 

Jean Betermier

Advisor to the President and CEOs, European Aeronautic Defence and Space Company (EADS)

 

Richard Billard

Manager, Business Development, MDA Corporation

 

Peter Boehm

Ambassador, Embassy of Canada, Germany

 

Susan Bonner

Washington Correspondent, CBC News

 

Julian Borger

Diplomatic Editor, The Guardian

 

Marcin Bosacki

Chief U.S. Correspondent, Gazeta Wyborcza

 

Jeremy Brenner

Political and Military Officer, Embassy of the United States, Canada

 

Murray Brewster

Defence Correspondent, Canadian Press

 

Stephen G. Breyer

Associate Justice, United States Supreme Court

 

Reuben E. Brigety II

Independent Consultant

 

Paul Brill

Editorial Writer, International Affairs, De Volkskrant

 

Ian Brodie

Political Advisor, Inter-American Development Bank

 

John Brooks

Vice President, International and President, NGII

 

Christian Brose

National Security Advisor, Office of Senator John McCain

 

Theresa Brown

Attache, U.S. Embassy, Ottawa, U.S. Department of Homeland Security

 

Ian Brzezinski

Principal, Booz Allen Hamilton

 

Brooke Buchanan

Communications Director, Office of Senator John McCain

 

Jean-Francois Bureau

Assistant Secretary General for Public Diplomacy, NATO

 

Miriam L. Campanella

Senior Lecturer, Faculty of Political Science, University of Turin

 

Stephen Carmel

Senior Vice President of Maritime Services, Maersk Line, Ltd.

 

Jose Elito Carval Ho Siqueria

Secretary of Education, Logistics, Mobilization, Science, and Technology, Ministry of Defense, Brazil

 

L.F.F Casteleijn

Principal Director of General of Policy Affairs, Ministry of National Defence, The Netherlands

 

Lindsay Cavanaugh

Military Legislative Assistant, Office of Senator Mark Begich

 

John Cody

General Manager, General Dynamics Canada, Ltd.

 

Richard Cohen

Senior Defence Advisor to the Minister of National Defence, Department of National Defence, Canada

 

Roger Cohen

Columnist, The New York Times and The International Herald Tribune

 

Monique Collette

President, Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency

 

Kevin Cosgriff

Vice President, Corporate Strategy and Development, ATK

 

Steve Covington

International Affairs Advisor to Supreme Allied Commander, Europe Commander, and United States European Command

 

Gregory B. Craig

White House Counsel, Executive Office of the President of the United States

 

Laurant Crenshaw

Office of Congressman Darrell Issa

 

Heidi Cullen

Senior Research Scientist, Climate Central

 

Robert Davidson

Director of Staff, Strategic Joint Staff, Department of National Defence, Canada

 

Keith Dayton

United States Security Coordinator for Palestine and Israel

 

Pieter De Crem

Minister of Defense, Belgium

 

Rob De Wijk

Director, Hauge Centre for Strategic Studies

 

Vincent Mertens de Wilmers

Diplomatic Advisor, Ministry of Defense, Beligum

 

Francis Delon

Secretary General for National Defense, Office of the Prime Minister, France

 

Pavol Demes

Director, Bratislava Office, The German Marshall Fund of the United States

 

Peter Devlin

Deputy Commander, Canadian Expeditionary Force Command

 

Cindy Dickson

Director, Department of Circumpolar Relations, Council of Yukon First Nations

 

Paula Dobriansky

Senior International Affairs and Trade Advisor, Baker Hosteler

 

Thanos Dokos

Director General, Hellenic Foundation for European and Foreign Policy

 

Bruce Donaldson

Commander, Department of National Defence, Canada

 

Karen Donfried

Executive Vice President, The German Marshall Fund of the United States

 

Xenia Dormandy

Executive Director, PeaceNexus

 

Lyse Doucet

Presenter and Correspondent, BBC

 

Dan Dugas

Director of Communications, Department of National Defence, Canada

 

Pierre Duquesne

Ambassador for Economic Issues, Reconstruction and Development, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, France

 

Rear Admiral Marc Ectors

Director, Operations and Training, Cabinet of the Minister of Defense, Ministry of Defense, Belgium

 

Janis Eichmanis

Permanent Representative, Mission of Latvia to NATO

 

Espen Barth Eide

State Secretary, Ministry of Defense, Norway

 

Clint Eisenhauer

Vice President, Government Relations, Maersk Line, Ltd.

 

Steve Elder

President, Aerospace and Defence Industries Association, Nova Scotia, Canada

 

Paige Ennis

Senior Director of Alumni Relations, External Affairs Office, Harvard Kennedy School

 

Hakan Eraydin

Head of the General Plans and Policy Department, Ministry of Defense, Turkey

 

Cagri Erhan

President, European Research Center (ATAUM)

 

Daniel P. Fata

Transatlantic Fellow, The German Marshall Fund of the United States, Vice President, The Cohen Group

 

Mark Fischer

Senior Program Officer, The German Marshall Fund of the United States

 

Mark Fitzgerald

Commander, U.S. Naval Forces Europe, U.S. Naval Forces Africa, and Commander, Allied Joint Forces Command Naples

 

Stephen Flanagan

Senior Vice President and Henry A. Kissinger Chair, Center for Strategic and International Studies

 

Klaus-Peter Flosbach

Member, German Parliament

 

Robert Fonberg

Deputy Minister, Department of National Defence, Canada

 

Glyn Ford

Partner, Polint, Ltd.

 

Brian Forni

Professional Staff Member, Subcommittee on International Organizations, Human Rights, and Oversight, U.S. House Committee on Foreign Affairs

 

Vesko Garcevic

Political Director, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Montenegro

 

Geoffrey Garrett

President, Pacific Council on International Policy

 

Alexander Garza

Assistant Secretary, U.S. Department of Homeland Security

 

Robert Gates

Secretary of Defense, United States

 

Wim Geerts

Ambassador, Royal Netherlands Embassy, Canada

 

Francois Gere

Director, French Institute for Strategic Analysis

 

Bastian Giegerich

Research Fellow for European Security, International Institute for Strategic Studies

 

Rob Gillies

Canada Bureau Chief, Associated Press

 

Mario Gioannini

Head, Operating Area Economic and Legal Research, Compagnia San Paolo

 

Jean Francois Godbout

Military Assistant, Department of National Defence, Canada

 

Nigar Goksel

Senior Analyst, European Stability Initiative

 

Elissa Golberg

Director General, Stabilization and Reconstruction Taskforce, Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Trade, Canada

 

David Goldman

Associate Editor, First Things

 

Sherri Goodman

Senior Vice President,, General Counsel, and Board Secretary, CNA

 

Camille Grand

Director, Foundation for Strategic Research

 

Ettore Greco

Director, Istituto Affari Internazionali

 

Maryscott Greenwood

Executive Director, Canadian American Business Council

 

Rudyard Griffiths

Co-organizer, Munk Debates

 

Edouard Guillaud

Military Advisor to the President, France

 

Kadri Gursel

Columnist, Dogan Gazetecilik A.S.

 

Karl-Theodor Freiherr zu Guttenberg

Minister of Defense, Germany

 

Stephen Hadley

Senior Advisor, International Affairs, United States Institute for Peace

 

Hans Haekkerup

Research Director, Royal Danish Defense College

 

Holger-Heinrich Haibach

Deputy Chairman of the Committee for Human Rights and Humanitarian Aid, German Parliament

 

Alina Inayeh

Director, Black Sea Trust for Regional Cooperation, The German Marshall Fund of the United States

 

William Inboden

Senior Vice President, Legatum

 

Darrell Issa

Member, United States House of Representatives

 

Bruce Jackson

President, Project on Transitional Democracies

 

David Jacobson

Ambassador, Embassy of the United States of America, Canada

 

Jackson Janes

Executive Director, American Institute for, Contemporary German Studies

 

Vincent Jauvert

Journalist, Le Nouvel Observateur

 

Zoran Jeftic

State Secretary, Ministry of Defense, Republic of Serbia

 

Hina Jilani

Human Rights Lawyer, AGHS Associates Legal Aid Cell

 

Rastislav Kacer

President, Slovak Atlantic Commission

 

Jonathan Katz

Staff Director, Subcommittee on Europe, U.S. House Committee on Foreign Affairs

 

Craig Kennedy

President, The German Marshall Fund of the United States

 

Kim Changsu

Senior Research Fellow, Korea Institute for Defense Analyses

 

Stephen Kimmel

Advisor to the Chairman, Koç Holding A.S.

 

Thomas Kleine-Brockhoff

Senior Director, Policy Programs, The German Marshall Fund of the United States

 

Martin Klingst

Washington Bureau Chief, Die Zeit

 

Helmut Koeninghaus

Member, German Parliament

 

Jim Kolbe

Senior Transatlantic Fellow, The German Marshall Fund of the United States

 

Sergei Konoplyov

Director, Black Sea Security Program and U.S.-Russia Security Program, Harvard University

 

David J. Kramer

Senior Transatlantic Fellow, The German Marshall Fund of the United States

 

Irina Krasovskaya

President, We Remember Foundation

 

Chad Kreikemeier

Legislative Assistant, Foreign Policy and Defense, Office of Senator Jeanne Shaheen

 

Artur Kuko

Permanent Representative of Albania to NATO

 

James Kunder

Senior Resident Fellow, The German Marshall Fund of the United States

 

Ieva Kupce

Representative of Latvian Ministry of Defence to NATO, Ministry of Defence, Republic of Latvia

 

Anton La Guardia

Defense and Security Correspondent, The Economist

 

Francois Lafond

Director, Paris Office, The German Marshall Fund of the United States

 

Kersten Lahl

President, Bundesakademie für Sicherheitspolitik

 

Catriona Laing

International Director, Ministry of Justice, United Kingdom

 

Christina Lamb

Foreign Correspondent, London Sunday Times

 

F. Stephen Larrabee

Distinguished Chair in European Security, RAND Corporation

 

Ian O. Lesser

Senior Transatlantic Fellow, The German Marshall Fund of the United States

 

Robert Liberatore

Senior Transatlantic Fellow, The German Marshall Fund of the United States

 

Kadri Liik

Director, International Centre for Defence Studies

 

Tod Lindberg

Research Fellow, Hoover Institution, Stanford University, Editor, Policy Review

 

Krysztof Lisek

Vice Chairman, European Parliament

 

Dahlia Lithwick

Senior Editor and Legal Correspondent, Slate

 

Nicole Lurie

Assistant Secretary for Preparedness and Response, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services

 

John MacDonell

Chief of Staff to the Minister of National Defence, Department of National Defence, Canada

 

Ralston MacDonnell

President, MacDonnell Group

 

Peter MacKay

Minister of Defence and Minister for the Atlantic Gateway, Canada

 

Heike MacKerron

Senior Director for Europe, The German Marshall Fund of the United States

 

George MacLean

Professor and Head, Department of Political Studies, University of Manitoba

 

Paul Maddison

Commander, Maritime Force Atlantic, Canada

 

Laure Mandeville

U.S. Correspondent and Senior Journalist, Le Figaro

 

Wayne Mapp

Minister of Defence, New Zealand

 

Bruno Marescaux

Advisor to the Secretary General of National Defense, Office of the Prime Minister, France

 

Lawrence Martin

Aide de Camp, USSC

 

Barbara Martinez

Managing Editor, Global Post

 

Paul McCabe

Vice President, Engineering, IMP Group International

 

John McCain

Senator, United States Senate

 

Kara McDonald

International Affairs Fellow, Council on Foreign Relations

 

Dean McFadden

Chief of the Maritime Staff, Department of National Defence, Canada

 

Jamie McIntyre

Host of “Line of Departure”, Military.com

 

Beverley McLachlin

Chief Justice, Supreme Court of Canada

 

Reg McMichael

Military Assistant to the Minister of National Defence, Department of National Defence, Canada

 

Robert McRae

Permanent Representative of Canada to NATO

 

Sergiu Medar

President, SM World Solutions

 

Alan Mendoza

Co-Founder and Executive Director, Henry Jackson Society

 

Murat Mercan

Founding Member and Deputy Chairman, Justice and Development Party, Turkey

 

James Michel

Counselor, United States Agency for International Development

 

Ognyan Michev

Executive Director, Intstitute for Regional and International Studies

 

Wess Mitchell

President, Center for European Policy Analysis

 

Oliver Moore

Atlantic Bureau Chief, The Globe and Mail

 

Sean Mulvaney

Director, Economic Policy Program, The German Marshall Fund of the United States

 

Walter Natynczyk

Chief of the Defence Staff, Department of National Defence, Canada

 

Pauline Neville-Jones

Shadow Security Minister and National Security, Adviser to the Leader of the Opposition, United Kingdom

 

Lloyd Noseworthy

Regional Director, International Business, Development, Sikorsky Canada, Sikorsky Aircraft

 

Natalie Nougayrede

Diplomatic Correspondent, Le Monde

 

Omid Nouripour

Member, Defense Committee, German Parliament

 

Yukio Okamoto

President, Okamoto Associates

 

Karen Oldfield

President and Chief Executive Officer, Halifax Port Authority

 

Kevin O’Shea

Minister, Embassy of Canada, United States

 

Elaine Papoulias

Director, Kokkalis Program on Southeastern and East Central Degree Programs, Harvard University

 

Anne Penketh

Program Director, British American Security Information Council, (BASIC)

 

William Pentney

Associate Deputy Minister, Department of National Defence, Canada

 

Michael Petric

Assistant to the Director of Operations, Department of National Defence, Canada

 

Richard Phillips

Chief Executive Officer, Pilot Freight Services

 

Carol Piovesan

McCarthy Tetrault

 

Ruprecht Polenz

Chairman, Committee on Foreign Affairs, German Parliament

 

Wolfgang Pordzik

Executive Vice President for Corporate Public Policy, DHL North America

 

Stephen Puddicombe

Journalist, CBC Television

 

Margaret Purdy

Research Associate, Center for International Relations, The University of British Columbia

 

Jonathan Quarles

Director of Government Affairs, W Industries

 

Ernie Regehr

Senior Policy Advisor, Project Ploughshares

 

Victor E. Renuart Jr.

Commander, U.S. Northern Command and Northern American Aerospace, Defense Command

 

Edgars Rinkevics

Head, President’s Chancery, Republic of Latvia

 

Colin Robertson

Senior Fellow, Carleton University

 

Milan Rocen

Minister of Foreign Affairs, Montenegro

 

Nuno Rogeiro

Journalist, Geopolitics Expert, Journal de Noticias

 

Chad Rogers

Principal, Navigator

 

Daniel Runde

Head, Partnership Development, International Finance Corporation

 

Tom Ruth

President and Chief Executive Officer, Halifax International Airport Authority

 

Eyup SaGlık

Editor in Chief, Referans Daily

 

Alan Salazar

Senior Advisor, Office of Senator Mark Udall

 

Victoria Samson

Director, Washington Office, Secure World Foundation

 

Andrei Sannikov

Coordinator, European Belarus

 

Olexander Scherba

Foreign Policy Advisor to Ukranian Presidential Candidate A.Yatseniuk

 

Randall Scheunemann

Owner and President, Orion Strategies

 

Michael Schiffer

Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for Asian and Pacific Security Affairs, East Asia, U.S. Department of Defense

 

Ulrich Schlie

Head of Planning Unit, Federal Ministry of Defense, Germany

 

Christian Schmidt

Parliamentary State Secretary, Ministry of Defense, Germany

 

Gary Schmitt

Resident Scholar and, Director of Advanced Strategic Studies, American Enterprise Institute for Policy Research

 

Peter Semneby

EU Special Representative for the South Caucasus, Council of the European Union

 

Najam Sethi

Editor-in-Chief, Daily Times

 

Chrysostomos Sfatos

Executive Director, Kokkalis Foundation

 

Jeanne Shaheen

Senator, United States Senate

 

Besa Shahini

Senior Analyst, European Stability Initiative

 

Robin Shepherd

Director, International Affairs, Henry Jackson Society

 

Mohammed Shtayyeh

Minister of Housing, Palestine

 

Gabriel Silva Lujan

Minister of Defense, Colombia

 

Kristen Silverberg

Former Permanent Representative of the United States to the European Union

 

Pjer Simunovic

State Secretary, Deputy Minister, Ministry of Defense, Croatia

 

Don Sinclair

Director General, International Security of Foreign Affairs and International Trade, Canada

 

Jill Sinclair

Assistant Deputy Minister for Policy, Department of National Defence, Canada

 

Paul Sinclair

Head, International Defence Relations, Ministry of Defence, New Zealand

 

Jaswant Singh

Member, Indian Parliament

 

Peter Skerry

Professor, Boston College

 

Andrew Small

Transatlantic Fellow, The German Marshall Fund of the United States

 

Anton Smith

Consul General, U.S. Consulate Halifax

 

Jonathan Spaner

Commanding Officer, U.S. Coast Guard

 

Pierre St-Amand

Special Advisor to the Chief of Defence Staff, Department of National Defence, Canada

 

James Stavridis

Supreme Allied Commander,, Europe Commander, United States, European Command

 

Elena Stefoi

Permanent Representative of Romania to Canada

 

Barb Stegemann

Columnist, Halifax Chronicle-Herald, Founder

 

Janice Stein

Director, Munk Center for International Studies, University of Toronto

 

Constanze Stelzenmuller

Senior Transatlantic Fellow, The German Marshall Fund of the United States

 

Philip Stephens

Associate Editor, Financial Times

 

Diana Strofova

State Secretary, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Slovakia

 

Atsuo Suzuki

Director, Defense Policy Division Ministry of Defense, Japan

 

Borys Tarasyuk

Member, Ukrainian Parliament

 

Ellen Tauscher

Under Secretary of State for Arms, Control and International Security, U.S. Department of State

 

Robert S. Taylor

Principal Deputy General Counsel, U.S. Department of Defense

 

June Thomas

Foreign Editor, Slate

 

Eka Tkeshelashvili

National Security Advisor, Republic of Georgia

 

Dimitrios Triantaphyllou

Director General, International Center for Black Sea Studies

 

Michito Tsuruoka

Research Fellow, NIDS, Ministry of Defense, Japan

 

Ilter Turan

Professor, Bilgi University

 

Elizabeth Turpen

Associate, Booz Allen Hamilton

 

Daniel Twining

Senior Fellow for Asia, The German Marshall Fund of the United States

 

Mark Udall

Senator, United States Senate

 

Harlan Ullman

Chairman, The Killowen Group

 

Ozgur Unluhisarcıklı

Director, Ankara Office, The German Marshall Fund of the United States

 

Luc Vachon

Aide-de Camp, Canada Command

 

Eimert Van Middelkoop

Minister of Defense, The Netherlands

 

Peter Van Praagh

Senior Director, Foreign Policy and Civil Society, The German Marshall Fund of the United States

 

Ivan Vejvoda

Executive Director, Balkan Trust for Democracy, The German Marshall Fund of the United States

 

Pere Vilanova

Director for Strategic Affairs for the Cabinet of the Minister, Ministry of Defense, Spain

 

Matan Vilnai

Deputy Minister of Defense, Israel

 

John Vinocur

Columnist, The International Herald Tribune

 

Arvind Virmani

Executive Director, International Monetary Fund

 

Kurt Volker

Senior Fellow, Johns Hopkins University

 

Christoph von Marschall

Washington Bureau Chief, Tagesspiegel

 

Pamela Wallin

Senator, Deputy Chair of the Senate Defence and National Security Committee, Canadian Senate

 

Tsuneo Watanabe

Senior Fellow, Tokyo Foundation

 

Ken Watkin

Judge Advocate General, Department of National Defence, Canada

 

Christian Wernicke

U.S. Correspondent, Sueddeutsche Zeitung

 

J. Robinson West

Chairman of the Board, Founder,, Chief Executive Officer, PFC Energy

 

Robert Wexler

Member, United States House of Representatives

 

Kathryn White

Executive Director, United Nations Association, Canada

 

Ray Williamson

Executive Director, Secure World Foundation

 

Ray Williamson

Executive Director, Secure World Foundation

 

Damon Wilson

Director, International Security Program, Atlantic Council of the United States

 

Deborah Windsor

Vice President (Nova Scotia), Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency

 

Georg Witschel

Permanent Representative of the, Federal Republic of Germany to Canada

 

Joseph Wood

Senior Resident Fellow, The German Marshall Fund of the United States

 

Rob Wrigley

Director, Government Relations, Airbus

 

Richard Youngs

Research Director, Fundación para las Relaciones, Internacionales y el Diálogo Exterior

 

Amberin Zaman

Turkey Correspondent, The Economist