Your safety is our top priority.
The 2021 Halifax International Security Forum is a fully vaccinated event.
Health and Safety Protocol:
*Proof of Vaccination is required.
*Masks and hand sanitizer will be available throughout the hotel.
*Fresh air will be pumped in to the main hall during all plenary sessions.
*Wearing a mask is mandatory at all times in public places unless actively eating or drinking or speaking during a session.
*On-site testing is available throughout the weekend at our on-site testing facility.
Halifax International Security Forum invites subject experts with significant practical experience to volunteer their time throughout the summer months to discuss and debate ideas to be addressed head-on at Halifax in November. The guidance provided by the Agenda Working Group ensures that Halifax International Security Forum plays its part in shaping the coming year’s global security agenda.
Halifax International Security Forum is proud that the agenda presented to its participants each year is acutely relevant and reflects conversations that are happening in capitals around the world. In the cases where these issues are not yet top-of-mind for decision makers, Halifax International Security Forum is pleased to create those conversations that will gain attention and inspire international action.
Michael Auslin, Senior Advisor for Asia, Halifax International Security Forum, Payson J. Treat Fellow in Contemporary Asia, Hoover Institute, Stanford University
Alyssa Ayres, Dean, Elliott School of International Affairs George Washington University
Ian Brodie, Program Director, Canadian Global Affairs Institute and University of Calgary
Rosa Brooks, Scott K. Ginsburg Professor of Law and Policy, Georgetown University Law Center
Leslie Campbell, Senior Associate and Regional Director, Middle East and North Africa Programs, National Democratic Institute
Dean Fealk, Chair, Global Strategy & Innovation, Halifax International Security Forum, Managing Partner, DLA Piper
John Glenn, Policy Director, U.S. Global Leadership Coalition
Jerrold Green, President and Chief Executive Officer, Pacific Council on International Policy
Heather Hurlburt, Director, New Models of Policy Change, New America
Rachel Kleinfeld, Senior Fellow, Democracy, Conflict, and Governance Program, Carnegie Endowment for International Peace
François Lafond, Special Adviser to the Deputy Prime Minister for European Affairs, Republic of North Macedonia
Paz Magat, Director, Peace With Women Fellowship, Halifax International Security Forum
C. Dixon Osburn, Fellow, Carr Center for Human Rights Policy, Harvard Kennedy School
Roland Paris, Professor of International Affairs, University of Ottawa
Luis Rubio, Member of the Board of Directors, HFX;Chairman, Mexico-Evalua;Former Chairman, Mexican Council on Foreign Relations
Chris Sabatini, Senior Fellow for Latin America, Chatham House
Randy Scheunemann, Strategic Counselor, Halifax International Security Forum
Robin Shepherd, Vice President, Halifax International Security Forum
Janice Stein, Chair of the Board of Directors, Halifax International Security Forum, Belzberg Professor of Conflict Management, Founding Director, Munk School of Global Affairs, University of Toronto
Peter Van Praagh, President, Halifax International Security Forum
Kurt Volker, Senior International Advisor, Advisory Board Member, BGR Group
W. Bruce Weinrod, Adjunct Professor, School of Foreign Service, Georgetown University