Enhancing Arctic Capability


February 14, 2020

On today's Defence Deconstructed Podcast, we are broadcasting a recording of the “Enhancing Arctic Capability” panel with moderator Mike Day, Heather Conley, Dr. Rob Huebert, BGen Carla Harding, and Stephanie Pezard from our 29 Jan. 2019 Modernizing North American Defence conference.

Defence Deconstructed is part of the CGAI Podcast Network and today’s episode is brought to you by the Canadian Association of Defence and Security Industries (CADSI). This conference was made possible by the MINDS program from the Department of National Defence.

Participant Biographies:

  • Dave Perry (host): Senior Analyst and Vice President with the Canadian Global Affairs Institute.
  • LGen (ret’d) D. Michael Day: CGAI fellow, former Operator within Canada’s Counter Terrorist and Special Forces community commanding both Joint Task Force Two (JTF 2), Canada’s Special Operations Forces Command as well as a variety of other command assignments.
  • Heather Conley: Senior Vice President for Europe, Eurasia, and the Arctic and Director of the Europe Pro- gram at CSIS.
  • Dr. Rob Huebert: CGAI fellow, an associate professor in the Department of Political Science at the University of Calgary, and has served as the associate director of the Centre for Military and Strategic Studies and as a member to the Canadian Polar Commission (now Canada Polar Knowledge) from 2010 to 2015.
  • BGen Carla Harding: Director General Support, Canadian Joint Operation Command.
  • Stephanie Pezard: a senior political scientist at the RAND Corporation. Her research focuses on European security and transatlantic relations; Arctic security; strategic competition; measures short of war; security cooperation and security force assistance; deterrence and use of force; and French defense and security policy.

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