Media Advisory
November 15, 2018


HALIFAX, CANADA — Halifax International Security Forum will hold an opening news conference on Friday, November 16th, with Forum President Peter Van Praagh and Canada’s Minister of National Defence, The Honourable Harjit S. Sajjan.

Details are, as follows:

Friday, 16 November 2018
11:00 AM (AST)
The Westin Nova Scotian
Harbour Room A
1181 Hollis Street
Halifax, Nova Scotia

Media representatives wishing to attend the news conference must be accredited.

The press conference will be live-streamed on the Halifax International Security Forum’s website – and its Facebook page –

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For accreditation, please contact:

For U.S. media requests, please contact:
Brian Kelley – (202) 465-6424

For all other media inquiries, please contact:
Shay Purdy, Press Secretary
(613) 222-0431

Follow the Halifax International Security Forum on social media and watch plenaries live on our website.

On Twitter: Follow us at @HfxForum for regular updates, quotes and pictures from the plenary floor.

Be sure to take part in the conversation by using the hashtag #HISF2018.

On Facebook: Like our Facebook page for the latest photos and updates throughout the weekend.

On our website: Live stream the plenaries as they happen on our website.

On Vimeo: We’ll promptly be posting plenary videos to the Forum’s Vimeo page throughout the conference.

*If your news organization wants to carry a clean feed of the plenary sessions, please contact a member of the media team listed above.


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