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Queen's University
 

Kingston Conference on International Security

2011 Agenda

THE CHANGING ARCTIC:
Sovereignty, Resources and Security

 

MONDAY, 13 JUNE 2011
FORT FRONTENAC OFFICERS MESS, Ontario Street Ontario Street
1730

WELCOME MEET AND GREET

   Major-General Steve Bowes, Land Force Doctrine & Training System, Canadian Forces

TUESDAY, 14 JUNE 2011
ST. LAWRENCE BALLROOM
RESIDENCE INN MARRIOTT, KINGSTON WATER'S EDGE
0715

Full Breakfast

  St. Lawrence Foyer and West Seventy6 Grill

0730

REGISTRATION

   St. Lawrence Foyer

0830

INTRODUCTION

   Master of Ceremonies - Colonel Brian McPherson

0845

WELCOME REMARKS

   Dr. Charles Pentland, Queen's Centre for International Relations

0900

OPENING ADDRESS

   Dr. Peter Harrison, School of Policy Studies, Queen's University

0930

KEYNOTE SPEAKER

   Tony Penikett, Penikett Negotiations Inc.

1030 Break
1100

PANEL I - CONFLICT & COOPERATION:  The Geo-politics of the Arctic

 

Chair:

   Dr. Stanley Byron Weeks, Center for Naval Analyses, U.S.

 

Speakers:

   Professor Stéphane Roussel, Université du Québec à Montréal

   Caitlyn L. Antrim, Rule of the Law Committee for the Oceans, U.S.

   Professor Suzanne Lalonde, Faculty of Law, University of Montreal

1330

Lunch with KEYNOTE SPEAKER

   Commodore John Newton Maritime Staff, Canadian Forces

1430

PANEL II - SOVEREIGNTY: Borders and Security

 

Chair:

   David Sproule, Department of Foreign Affairs Canada  

 

Speakers:

   Prof Rob Huebert, Centre for Security and Strategic Studies, University of Calgary

   Dr. Pavel Baev, International Peace Research Institute, Oslo, Norway

   Niklas Granholm, Swedish Defence Research Agency

   Dr. Lassi Heininen, University of Lapland, Finland

1630

RECEPTION

   Hearth Patio

1830

Conference Dinner

   1000 Islands Cruise

   boarding at Confederation Basin docks

WEDNESDAY, 15 JUNE 2011
ST. LAWRENCE BALLROOM
RESIDENCE INN MARRIOTT, KINGSTON WATER'S EDGE
0730

Full Breakfast

   St. Lawrence Foyer and West Seventy6 Grill

0830

KEYNOTE SPEAKER

   Rear Admiral David Titley, Oceanographer of the Navy, US Navy

0930 Break
1000

PANEL III - THE RUSH FOR RESOURCES: Costs and Benefits

 

Chair:

   Brigadier-General (Ret'd) William Richard Queen's University

 

Speakers:

   Peter Slaiby, Vice President, Shell Oil Alaska Venture

   Professor Marianne Douglas, Canadian Circumpolar Institute, University of Alberta

   Captain(N) James Fisher, Office of Emerging Policy, United States Coast Guard

1200

Lunch with KEYNOTE SPEAKER

   Professor Lawson Brigham  University of Alaska Fairbanks

1330

PANEL IV - STEPPING INTO THE FUTURE

 

Chair:

   Thomas Axworthy The Walter and Duncan Gordon Foundation

 

Speakers:

   Dr. Peter V.C. de Groot, Department of Biology, Queen's University

   Udloriak Hanson, Inuit Tapiriit Kanatami

   Dr. Andrea Charron, Carleton University

1615

Closing Remarks

   Professor Douglas Lovelace, Strategic Studies Institute, US Army War College

 


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