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2010 Participants

 

Morten Von Hanno Aasland

Special Advisor and Coordinator for North American and Transatlantic Affairs, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Norway

 

Stephane Abrial

Supreme Allied Commander, Transformation (SACT), NATO

 

Mohammed Ali Abdullah Abu Luhoum

Head, Department of Economic Relations, General People’s Congress, Yemen

 

Niels Annen

Non-Resident Fellow, German Marshall Fund of the United States

 

James Appathurai

Spokesperson, NATO

 

Neyla Arnas

Senior Research Fellow, National Defense University, United States

 

Alyssa Ayres

Deputy Assistant Secretary of State, Department of State, United States

 

Audronius Azubalis

Minister of Foreign Affairs, Lithuania

 

Ehud Barak

Minister of Defense, Israel

 

Jennifer Barrett

National Security Advisor, Office of Senator Mark Udall

 

Warren Bass

Speechwriter and Senior Policy Advisor to Permanent Representative to the United Nations, Department of State, United States

 

Toms Baumanis

Chairman of the Board, Latvian Transatlantic Organisation

 

Gitte Lillelund Bech

Minister of Defense, Denmark

 

Mohammed Belmahi

Advisor to the Chairman and CEO, OCP Group

 

Jean Betermier

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

 

Stephen Biegun

Vice President, International Governmental Affairs, Ford Motor Company

 

Scott Bishop

Special Advisor, Chief of Defence Staff, Canada

 

James Blitz

Defence and Diplomatic Editor, Financial Times

 

Peter Boehm

Ambassador to Germany, Canada

 

Luvsanvandan Bold

Minister of Defense, Mongolia

 

Susan Bonner

Washington Correspondent, CBC News

 

Steve Bowes

Brigadier General, Department of National Defence, Canada

 

Davor Bozinovic

State Secretary for Political Affairs, Ministry of Foreign Affairs and European Integration, Croatia

 

Darrell Bricker

Chief Executive Officer, Ipsos Public Affairs

 

Ian Brodie

Strategic Advisor, Inter-American Development Bank

 

Chris Brose

National Security Advisor, Office of Senator John McCain

 

Justin Brown

High Commissioner, Australian High Commission

 

Theresa Brown

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

 

Ian Brzezinski

Senior Fellow and Member of Strategic Advisor Group, The Atlantic Council

 

Brooke Buchanan

Communications Director, Office of Senator John McCain

 

Joshua Busby

Assistant Professor of Public Affairs, University of Texas

 

Cansu Camlibel

Senior Diplomatic Correspondent, Hurriyet Daily

 

Mark Carney

Governor, Bank of Canada

 

Blaise Cathcart

Judge Advocate General, Department of National Defence, Canada

 

Nurten Cendek

Political Relations Expert, Ministry of National Defense, Turkey

 

Carme Chacon

Minister of Defense, Spain

 

Nick Childs

Security and Defense Correspondent, BBC World Service

 

Edward Chow

Senior Fellow, Energy and National Security Program, Center for Strategic and International Studies

 

Jack Clarke

Director, Program on Civil Security, Marshall Center

 

Richard Cohen

Senior Defence Advisor to the Minister of National Defence, Canada

 

Roger Cohen

Columnist, International Herald Tribune

 

Monique Collette

President, Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency

 

Nusret Comert

Chairman of the Board, PETFORM (Petroleum Platform Association)

 

Kevin Cosgriff

Senior Vice President, Corporate Strategy and Development, Textron Systems

 

Ronald Covais

Vice President, Corporate International, Business Development, Lockheed Martin Corporation

 

Steve Covington

International Affairs Advisor to the Supreme Allied Commander Europe, NATO

 

Patrick Cronin

Senior Advisor and Senior Director of the Asia Pacific Security Program, Center for a New American Security

 

Premvir Saran Das

Distinguished Fellow, Institute of Peace, and Conflict Studies, India

 

Robert Davidson

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

 

Pieter De Crem

Minister of Defense, Belgium

 

Francis Delon

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

 

Pavol Demes

Senior Transatlantic Fellow, German Marshall Fund of the United States

 

André Deschamps

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

 

Peter Devlin

Department of National Defence, Canada

 

Karen Deyoung

Associate Editor, The Washington Post

 

Federica Di Camillo

Senior Fellow, Security and Defense Department, Istituto Affari Internazionali

 

Cindy Dickson

Executive Director, Arctic Athabaskan Council

 

Paula Dobriansky

Senior Vice President and Head of Government Affairs, Thomson Reuters

 

Gary Doer

Ambassador to the United States, Canada

 

Hasan Dogan

Head, Plans and Policies Department, Ministry of National Defense, Turkey

 

Daniel Dombey

Journalist, Financial Times

 

Marisa Doppler

Governmental Programs Executive, IBM Corp.

 

Jill Dougherty

Foreign Affairs Correspondent, CNN

 

Dan Dugas

Journalist

 

Emmanuel Dupuy

President, Institut Prospective et Sécurité en Europe

 

Espen Barth Eide

State Secretary, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Norway

 

David Ellis

Rabbi, The Atlantic Jewish Council

 

Richard Engel

Director, Climate Change and State Stability Program, National Intelligence Council

 

Matyas Eorsi

Chairman, EU Affairs Committee, Hungarian National Assembly

 

Golnaz Esfandiari

Senior Correspondent, Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty

 

Daniel P. Fata

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

 

Tobias Feakin

Director, National Security and Resilience, Royal United Services Institute for Defence and Security Studies

 

John Finney

Special Assistant, National Guard Bureau, U.S. Army

 

Mark Fischer

Director of Major Conferences, German Marshall Fund of the United States

 

Michele Flournoy

Undersecretary of Defense for Policy, United States

 

Iulian Fota

Presidential Advisor for National Security, Romania

 

Liam Fox

Minister of Defence, United Kingdom

 

Lisa Friedman

Deputy Editor, ClimateWire

 

Vesko Garcevic

Ambassador to NATO, Montenegro

 

David Gardam

Commander, Joint Task Force Atlantic

 

Alexander Garza

Assistant Secretary for Health Affairs and Chief Medical Officer, Department of Homeland Security, United States

 

Anna Geifman

Professor of History, Boston University

 

Mircea Geoana

President, Romanian Senate

 

Francois Gere

Director, French Institute for Strategic Analysis

 

Gordon Giffin

Partner, McKenna Long & Aldridge

 

Amos Gilad

Director of Policy and Political-Military Affairs, Ministry of Defense, Israel

 

Rob Gillies

Canada Bureau Chief, Associated Press

 

Peter Gitmark

Member of Parliament, Norway

 

Misha Glenny

Broadcaster and Author

 

Lindsey Graham

Senator, United States

 

Camille Grand

Director, Foundation for Strategic Research

 

Mike Greenley

Vice President, General Dynamics Canada Limited

 

Maryscott Greenwood

Executive Director, Canadian American Business Council

 

Menaka Guruswamy

Lawyer, Supreme Court of India

 

Stephen Hadley

Senior Advisor, International Affairs, United States Institute of Peace

 

Joseph Hall

MENA Senior Advisor and Senior Director for Lebanon, National Democratic Institute

 

Michael Hastings

Contributing Editor, Rolling Stone

 

Peter Hogan

Acting Vice President, Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency, Canada

 

Paul Hong

Director of Policy, Office of the Minister of Foreign Affairs, Canada

 

Andrew House

Chief of Staff to the Minister of Public, Safety, Canada

 

Jolyon Howorth

Visiting Professor of Political Science, Yale University

 

Visiting Professor of Political Science, Yale University Hroni

Executive Director, Institute for Democracy and Mediation

 

Rex Hughes

Visiting Fellow for Cyber Security, Wolfson College, Cambridge University

 

Ravic Huso

Political Advisor to the Supreme Allied, Commander Transformation, NATO

 

Arben Imami

Minister of Defense, Albania

 

Alina Inayeh

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

 

William Inboden

Distinguished Scholar and Assistant Professor, University of Texas-Austin

 

William Inglee

Vice President, Lockheed Martin Corporation

 

Masafumi Ishii

Director General, Foreign Policy Bureau, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Japan

 

Bruce Jackson

President, Project on Transitional Democracies

 

David Jacobson

Ambassador to Canada, United States

 

Jackson Janes

Executive Director, American Institute for Contemporary German Studies

 

Tom Jarmyn

Counsellor to the Minister of Public Safety, Canada

 

Vincent Jauvert

Journalist, Nouvel Observateur

 

Said Jawad

Diplomat in Residence, Harvard Kennedy School

 

Rastislav Kacer

President, Slovak Atlantic Commission

 

Colin Kahl

Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for the Middle East, Department of Defense, United States

 

Lutz Kampmann

Vice President, General Dynamics

 

Jonathan Kay

Columnist, National Post

 

Maura Keefe

Chief of Staff, Office of Senator Jeanne Shaheen

 

Patrick Keller

Coordinator, Foreign and Security Policy, Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung

 

Craig Kennedy

President, German Marshall Fund of the United States

 

Thomas Kleine-Brockhoff

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

 

Jim Kolbe

Senior Transatlantic Fellow, German Marshall Fund of the United States

 

Besnik Konci

Ambassador to Canada, Albania

 

Idriz Konjari

Director, Ministry of Defense, Albania

 

Andrew Koss

Foreign Policy Advisor, U.S. Northern Command and Northern, American Aerospace Defense Command

 

Istvan Kovacs

Ambassador, Permanent Representative to NATO, Hungary

 

David J. Kramer

Executive Director, Freedom House

 

Jan Kubis

Executive Secretary, United Nations Economic Commission for Europe

 

Ieva Kupce

Political Advisor to the EUSR for the South Caucasus, European Union Delegation to Azerbaijan

 

Charles Kupchan

Professor of International Affairs, Georgetown University

 

Martha Lacross

Vice President, BAE Systems, Inc.

 

Francois Lafond

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

 

Jonathan Landay

Senior National Security Correspondent, McClatchy Newspapers

 

F. Stephen Larrabee

Distinguished Chair in European Security, RAND Corporation

 

Marc Leland

President, Marc Leland and Associates

 

Andrew Leslie

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

 

Ron L’Esperance

Principal, CFN

 

Ian Lesser

Senior Transatlantic Fellow, German Marshall Fund of the United States

 

Robert Liberatore

Senior Transatlantic Fellow, 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

 

David Livingstone

President and CEO, Infrastructure Ontario

 

Jawed Ludin

Ambassador to Canada, Afghanistan

 

Sandy Luff

National Security Advisor, Office of Senator Jeff Sessions

 

Nick Mabey

Founding Director and Chief Executive, E3G

 

John MacDonell

Chief of Staff to the Minister of National Defence, Canada

 

Geoffrey Machum

Vice Chair, Halifax Port Authority

 

Peter MacKay

Minister of National Defence, Canada

 

Heike MacKerron

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

 

George MacLean

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

 

Beate Maeder-Metcalf

Head of Division, USA and Canada Affairs, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Germany

 

John Manley

President and CEO, Canadian Council of Chief Executives

 

Bruno Marescaux

Advisor, Office of the Prime Minister, France

 

Barbara Martinez

Senior Editor – Europe, GlobalPost

 

Andrew McArthur

Retired Vice Chairman, Irving Shipbuilding Inc.

 

John McCain

Senator, United States

 

Dean McFadden

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

 

Murat Mercan

Chairman of the Committee on Foreign Affairs, Grand National Assembly, Turkey

 

Vincent Mertens De Wilmars

Ambassador, Ministry of Defense, Belgium

 

Leo Michel

Distinguished Research Fellow, Institute for National Strategic Studies, National Defense University

 

Andrew Michta

Professor of International Studies, Rhodes College

 

Barbara Mikulski

Senator, United States

 

James Miley

Director, Government Relations, Cameco Corporation

 

Ognyan Minchev

Executive Director, Institute for Regional and International Studies

 

Michel Miraillet

Director for Strategic Affairs, Ministry of Defense, France

 

Tanja Miscevic

Advisor, Ministry of Defense, Republic of Serbia

 

Wess Mitchell

President, Center for European Policy Analysis

 

Kunihiko Miyake

Research Director, Cannon Institute for Global Studies

 

Saad Mohseni

Director, Moby Media Group

 

Almut Moller

Head of Program, Alfred von Oppenheim Center for European Policy Studies, German Council on Foreign Relations

 

Oliver Moore

Atlantic Bureau Chief, Globe and Mail

 

Neil Morisetti

Security Envoy, Defence Academy of the United Kingdom

 

Rolf Muetzenich

Member, German Bundestag

 

Sean Mulvaney

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

 

Igor Munteanu

Ambassador to the United States, Republic of Moldova

 

Kristina Namiesniowski

Assistant Deputy Minister of Public Safety, Canada

 

Janet Napolitano

Secretary of Homeland Security, United States

 

Walter Natynczyk

Chief of Defence Staff, Department of National Defence, Canada

 

Pauline Neville-Jones

Minister of State for Security, United Kingdom Home Office

 

Timo Noetzel

Research Group Leader, University of Constance

 

Lloyd Noseworthy

Regional Director, International Business Development, Sikorsky Canada

 

Natalie Nougayrede

Diplomatic Correspondent, Le Monde

 

Jens Anders Oddershede

Deputy Head of Department, NATO and EU Policy

 

Hiroshi Oe

Director-General for International Affairs, Ministry of Defense, Japan

 

Jean-Pierre Ollivier

Executive Officer, Public Diplomacy Division, NATO

 

Andy Olson

Republican Staff Member, U.S. Senate Committee on Homeland, Security and Government Affairs

 

Norman J. Ornstein

Resident Scholar, American Enterprise Institute for Policy Research

 

Kevin O’Shea

Minister, Embassy of Canada to the United States

 

John O’Sullivan

Executive Editor, Radio Free Europe

 

Atifet Verda Ozer

Research Analyst, Defence Academy of the United Kingdom

 

Tarik Ozkut

Deputy Undersecretary, Ministry of National Defense, Republic of Turkey

 

Farah Pandith

Special Representative to Muslim Communities, Department of State, United States

 

Momcilo Pantelic

Senior Correspondent, Politika Daily

 

Elaine Papoulias

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

 

Michael Parks

Commander, Ninth Coast Guard District, U.S. Coast Guard

 

Jay Paxton

Director of Communications, Department of National Defence, Canada

 

Allain-Michel Pellerin

Executive Director, Conference of Defence Associations Institute

 

Anne Penketh

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

 

Richard Phillips

Chief Executive Officer, Pilot Freight Services

 

Livia Plaks

President, Project on Ethnic Relations

 

Wolfgang Pordzik

Executive Vice President for Corporate Public Policy, Deutsche Post DHL North America

 

Arben Qirezi

Team Leader, HUMSEC Project

 

Albert Rakipi

Executive Director, Albanian Institute for International Studies

 

Arto Raty

Deputy Chief of Staff, Operations, Finnish Defense Command

 

Ross Reid

Deputy Minister, Voluntary and Nonprofit Sector, Government of Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada

 

Victor Renuart

Vice President for National Security and Senior Military Advisor to the CEO, BAE Systems, Inc.

 

Condoleezza Rice

Professor of Political Economy and Political Science, Stanford University

 

Henning Riecke

Head of USA Program, German Council on Foreign Relations

 

Edgars Rinkevics

Head, President’s Chancery, Latvia

 

Colin Robertson

Vice President, Canadian Defence and Foreign Affairs Institute

 

Milan Rocen

Minister of Foreign Affairs, Montenegro

 

John Rogers

Chief Executive Officer, Stewart McKelvey

 

Rafal Rohozinski

Principal, SecDev Group

 

Craig Rowsell

Director General, Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency

 

Daniel Runde

Head, Partnership Development, International Finance Corporation

 

Tom Ruth

President and CEO, Halifax International Airport Authority

 

Konstantin Samofalov

Member, National Assembly, Serbia

 

Janis Sarts

State Secretary, Ministry of Defense, Republic of Latvia

 

Randall Scheunemann

Owner and President, Orion Strategies

 

Claudia Schmid

Director, Verfassungsschutz, Berlin

 

Christian Schmidt

Parliamentary State Secretary to, The Federal Minister of Defense, Germany

 

John Schmidt

Director, Government Initiatives & Client Relations, Irving Shipbuilding Inc.

 

Gary Schmitt

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

 

Jeff Sessions

Senator, United States

 

Peter Semneby

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

 

Vance Serchuk

Foreign Policy Advisor, Office of Senator Joe Lieberman

 

Najam Sethi

Editor-in-Chief, Dunya TV, Pakistan

 

Jeanne Shaheen

Senator, United States

 

Robin Shepherd

Director, International Affairs, Henry Jackson Society

 

Mohamed Shtayyeh

Senior Negotiator, Palestinian Authority

 

Dato Sikharulidze

Visiting Fellow, Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University

 

Don Sinclair

Director General, Foreign Affairs and International Trade, Canada

 

Jill Sinclair

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

 

Tim Sloth Jorgensen

Commissioner, Ministry of Defense, Denmark

 

Andrew Small

Transatlantic Fellow, German Marshall Fund of the United States

 

Anton K. Smith

Consul General, Halifax, United States

 

James Soligan

Director, Center for Transatlantic Security Studies, National Defense University, United States

 

Min-Soon Song

Member, National Assembly, South Korea

 

Jonathan Spaner

Commanding Officer, U.S. Coast Guard

 

Elena Stefoi

Ambassador to Canada, Romania

 

Barb Stegemann

Author/CEO, 7 Virtues Communications Group

 

Janice Gross Stein

Director, Munk School of Global Affairs, University of Toronto

 

Constanze Stelzenmuller

Senior Transatlantic Fellow, German Marshall Fund of the United States

 

Ray Sturgeon

Managing Senior Partner, CFN Consultants

 

Neil Sumilas

Managing Director, Executive Office, German Marshall Fund of the United States

 

Veton Surroi

Chairman of the Board, Foreign Policy Club, Kosovo

 

Dragan Sutanovac

Minister of Defense, Republic of Serbia

 

Michael Svetlik

Vice President of Programs, International Foundation for Electoral Systems

 

Neilas Tankevicius

Minister Counsellor, Diplomatic Mission to Denmark, Lithuania

 

Fabrizio Tassinari

Head of Unit for Foreign Policy and EU Studies, Danish Institute for International Studies

 

Chris Taylor

CEO, Mission Essential Personnel

 

Jan Techau

Research Advisor, NATO Defense College

 

Sylke Tempel

Chief Editor, Internationale Politik

 

June Thomas

Foreign Editor, Slate Magazine

 

Navin Thukkaram

Managing Director, NT Capital Partners

 

Victor Toews

Minister of Public Safety, Canada

 

Josee Touchette

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

 

Frances Townsend

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

 

Dimitrios Triantaphyllou

Convener and Rapporteur, Commission on the Black Sea

 

Michito Tsuruoka

Research Fellow, National Institute for Defense Studies, Japan

 

Daniel Twining

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

 

Mark Udall

Senator, United States

 

Hans-Peter Uhl

Mitglied des Deutschen Bundestages, German Bundestag

 

Jakob Ullegard

Special Advisor to the Minister, Ministry of Defense, Denmark

 

Siegfried Usal

Defense Attaché, Embassy of France

 

Tomas Valasek

Director of Foreign Policy and Defense, Centre for European Reform

 

Joao Vale De Almeida

Head of Delegation, Delegation to the United States, European Union

 

Ludwig Van Der Veken

Director General Policy, Private Office of the Minister of Defense, Belgium

 

Peter Van Praagh

Senior Director, German Marshall Fund of the United States

 

Jordi Vaquer Fanes

Director, Fundaciό Centre Internacional de Documentaciό de Barcelona

 

Robert Vass

Secretary General, Slovak Atlantic Commission

 

Ivan Vejvoda

Vice President, Programs, German Marshall Fund of the United States

 

John Vinocur

Columnist, International Herald Tribune

 

Kurt Volker

Senior Fellow, Johns Hopkins University

 

Christoph Von Marschall

Washington Bureau Chief, Tagesspiegel

 

Natasa Vuckovic

Member, National Assembly, Republic of Serbia

 

Zoran Vujic

Director General for NATO and Defense Affairs, Republic of Serbia

 

Charles Wald

Director and Senior Advisor, Aerospace and Defense Industry, Deloitte & Touche

 

Joshua Walker

Non-Resident Fellow, German Marshall Fund of the United States

 

Pamela Wallin

Senator, Chair of the Senate Defence Committee, Canada

 

Abdul Wardak

Minister of Defense, Afghanistan

 

W. Bruce Weinrod

Senior Fellow, The Potomac Foundation

 

Jonathan Weisstub

Assistant Deputy Minister, Ministry of Finance, Canada

 

Christian Wernicke

U.S. Correspondent, Suddeutsche Zeitung

 

Kelly Williams

Defence Attaché, Canadian Defence Liaison Staff

 

Damon Wilson

Vice President and Director, International Security Program, Atlantic Council of the United States

 

James Winnefeld

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

 

Susanne Wirwille

Special Advisor to the Commander, NORTHCOM

 

David Wood

Defense Correspondent, Politics Daily

 

Joseph R. Wood

Senior Resident Fellow, German Marshall Fund of the United States

 

Rob Wrigley

Vice President, Government Relations, Airbus Americas

 

Chimiddorj Yeruultsengel

Ministry of Defense, Mongolia

 

Islam Yusufi

Founder, Board Member, Analytica

 

Amberin Zaman

Turkey Correspondent, The Economist

 

Markus Ziener

International Correspondent, Handelsblatt