One Year of Strong, Secure, Engaged: A Status Report

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Thursday, June 7, 2018

Chateau Laurier
1 Rideau Street
Ottawa, Ontario
K1N 8S7

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Synopsis

This conference will be held one year since the Trudeau government released Canada’s defence policy, Strong, Secure, Engaged. The Canadian Global Affairs Institute will be a hosting a one-day conference in Ottawa to provide a status report on the implementation Canada’s new defence policy.   The conference will concentrate on the proposed changes to the defence workforce, procurement ambition, new capabilities and evolving operational constructs outlined in Strong, Secure, Engaged.

Please note that space is limited and our last 4 conferences have sold out. Student rate available.


Program Information

Keynote Addresses: Deputy Minister, Jody Thomas and Senior Associate Deputy Minister, Bill Matthews

“Making People the Priority: Part 1”

  • Moderator – Lindsay Rodman - Fellow, Council on Foreign Relations 
  • Lieutenant General Charles Lamarre – Chief of Military Personnel

“Making People the Priority: Part 2”

  • Moderator – Lindsay Rodman - Fellow, Council on Foreign Relations 
  • BGen Josee Robidoux - Director General Reserves
  • Dr. Stéfanie von Hlatky - Fellow, Canadian Global Affairs Institute
  • Dr. Ross Fetterly - Fellow, Canadian Global Affairs Institute

“The Investment Plan, the Defence Program and Procurement: Part 1”

  • Moderator – Dr. Dave Perry, Vice President, Canadian Global Affairs Institute
  • Rear Admiral (ret’d) Pat Finn – ADM, Materiel
  • Rear Admiral Darren Hawco – Chief of Force Development
  • Claude Rochette - Chief Financial Officer, DND 
  • Cmdre Ron Pumphrey, A/C Prog

“The Investment Plan, the Defence Program and Procurement: Part 2”

  • Moderator – Dr. Dave Perry, Vice President, Canadian Global Affairs Institute
  • Alan Estevez, Deloitte, (former Principal Deputy Under Secretary of Defense, DOD)
  • Richard Foster - Vice-President, L3 Technologies Canada
  • Dan Ross - former ADM Mat., Telfer School of Management, Complex Project Leadership 

“New Capabilities: Cyber, Space and Surveillance”

  • Moderator: Dick Fadden – Former Deputy Minister, DND
  • Col. Walter Wood - Acting Director General Cyberspace, DND
  • Dan Rogers, CSE Deputy Chief (ADM) of Signals Intelligence
  • Charity Weeden – Lquinox Consulting
  • BGen K.G. Whale - Director General & Component Commander - Space 
  • Dr. Tom Keenan - University of Calgary 

“New Operational Paradigms: Concurrent Ops, Expanded North American Defence”

  • Moderator: LGen (ret’d) Mike Day, Fellow, Canadian Global Affairs Institute
  • Rear Admiral Brian Santarpia – Strategic Joint Staff
  • Commodore Angus Topshee - Deputy J5 NORAD & USNORTHCOM
  • Dr. Elinor Sloan - Professor, Carleton University and Fellow, Canadian Global Affairs Institute
  • Dr. Al Stephenson - Fellow, Canadian Global Affairs Institute

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Further Information

Please contact Brittany Noppe or Jared Maltais at (613) 288-2529 ext. 1


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