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Unpacking Canada’s New Defence Policy: The Path to Strong, Secure, Engaged

The Canadian Global Affairs Institute

Wednesday, 4 October 2017 from 9:00 AM to 6:30 PM (EDT)

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Unpacking Canada’s New Defence Policy:

The Path to Strong, Secure, Engaged

OCT 4, 2017, CHATEAU LAURIER, ADAM ROOM, 1 RIDEAU ST, OTTAWA, ON

This spring the Trudeau government released Strong Secure Engaged Canada’s new defence policy.  The Canadian Global Affairs Institute is hosting a one-day conference in Ottawa to examine some of the major changes resulting from this new policy with experts from the Government of Canada and non-governmental stakeholders.  The conferences will focus on the changes proposed to the defence of Canada and North America, the new 20-year defence funding plan, Canada’s new defence capabilities and the creation of an innovative defence sector.  

 

Draft Program with Confirmed Participants

08:15 Registration

Panel 1: “The Evolution in North American Defence Policy”

Introductory Comments: MGen W.F. Seymour, Chief of Staff, Operations, CJOC

Moderator: Lindsay Rodman, Council on Foreign Relations, CGAI

Panellists:

- Dr. Andrea Charron, University of Manitoba
- Dick Fadden, former DM DND
- Dr. Joel Sokolsky, Royal Military College of Canada

 

Lunch Keynote: Jody Thomas, Associate Deputy Minister, DND

 

Panel 2: “Canada’s Future Defence Capabilities and Funding”

Introductory Comments: Claude Rochette, Chief Financial Officer, DND

Panellists:

- LGen (Ret’d) Mike Day, CGAI
- Dr. David Perry, CGAI

 

Panel 3: “Creating an Innovative Defence Sector: New IDEaS and Approaches”

Moderator: MGen (ret’d) Doug Dempster

Panellists:

- Craig Stone, Canadian Forces College
- Doug Berenson, Avascent
- Christyn Cianfarani, CADSI

 

Reception: 17:00-18:30

 

If you have any questions, please contact CGAI at contact@cgai.ca or by phone at (613) 288-2529


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Fairmont Château Laurier, Ottawa | Adam Room
1 Rideau Street
Ottawa, ON K1N 8S7
Canada

Wednesday, 4 October 2017 from 9:00 AM to 6:30 PM (EDT)


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The Canadian Global Affairs Institute

The Canadian Global Affairs Institute is a charitable, independent, non-partisan, research institute with an emphasis on Canadian foreign policy, Defence policy, and International aid. 

We provide Canadians with factual and comprehensive policy analysis to promote their understanding of Canada’s foreign affairs and aid policies and the state of our military preparedness by developing and sponsoring authoritative research and education programs. The Institute studies these areas through a full range of national and international applications with an emphasis on their economic, political and social impact on individual Canadians.

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