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

October 4th 2017
9:00am – 6:30pm
Chateau Laurier, 1 Rideau Street
Ottawa, Ontario

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 conference 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. 

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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
  • Dr. Rob Huebert, University of Calgary

A Conversation About Capabilities with Darren Hawco
Participants:
 

  • RAdm Darren Hawco, Chief of Force Development, DND
  • LGen (ret'd) D. Michael Day, CGAI

Lunch Keynote: Jody Thomas, Associate Deputy Minister, DND

Panel 2: “Canada’s Future Defence Funding”
Introductory Comments: 
BGen Werner Liedtke, Deputy Chief Financial Officer, DND
Moderator: 
Dr. David Perry, CGAI

Panellists:

  • Dr. Craig Stone, Canadian Forces College
  • Dr. Ross Fetterly, CGAI
  • Kevin Page, President and CEO, Institute of Fiscal Studies and Democracy

Panel 3: “Creating an Innovative Defence Sector: New IDEaS and Approaches”
Introductory Comments:
Marc Fortin, Assistant Deputy Minister (Science & Technology), DND
Moderator: MGen (ret’d) Doug Dempster

Panellists:

  • Dr. Craig Stone, Canadian Forces College
  • Doug Berenson, Avascent
  • Christyn Cianfarani, CADSI

Afternoon Keynote: The Hon. Harjit Sajjan, Minister of National Defence

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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