MGForum Annual Meeting - COOPERATIVE SECURITY & INTERCONNECTED THREATS

November 19 

09.00    Opening Address
              Prof. Fabrizio W. LUCIOLLI
              President, Atlantic Treaty Association

              Addresses

              Mr. Ted WHITESIDE
              Acting Assistant Secretary General, PDD, NATO
              DEFINING COOPERATIVE SECURITY

              Maj. Gen. Joseph GUASTELLA
              Deputy Chief of Staff for Operations and Intelligence, SHAPE
              ROLE OF MILITARY IN COOPERATIVE SECURITY

              H.E. Minister Mustafa Bakir FALAH
              Head of the Department of Foreign Relations, Kurdistan Regional Government - Iraq
              STRENGTHENING COOPERATION IN TACKLING NEW THREATS

10.00    Coffee Break

             

First Session THE NEW DIMENSIONS OF THE FIGHT AGAINST TERRORISM

10.30   Chairman and Introduction

             Mr. Brooks TIGNER
             Chief Policy Analyst, Security Europe

             Remarks

             Mr. Peter SPOOR
             Advisor to the European Union Counter-Terrorism Coordinator

             H.E. Ely Ould Mohamed VALL
             Former President, Islamic Republic of Mauritanie

           H.E Mohammad DAHLAN
           Former Minister of State of Internal Security - Palestine 

             Mr. David HOBBS
             Secretary General, NATO Parliamentary Assembly

11.20   Q/A

11.40   End of First Session

 

11.55   Remarks

             H.E. François DE KERCHOVE D’EXAERDE
             Permanent Representative to the North Atlantic Council, Belgium

              NATO TODAY

Second Session ENHANCING CAPABILITIES, BUILDING CAPACITIES

11.50   Chairman and Introduction

             Prof. Julian LINDLEY-FRENCH
             Senior Fellow, Institute of Statecraft

             Remarks

             Mr. Robert BELL
             Senior Civilian Representative of the Secretary of Defense in Europe & Defense Advisor,
             US Mission to NATO

             Sen. Gen. Awani AL ADWAN
             Former Chairman of the Joint Task Force, Operation ‘Eager Lion’,
             Armed Forces of the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan

             Mr. Rudy PRIEM
             Senior Government Relations Manager for Security & Defense, United Technologies Corp

             Mr. Martin HILL
             Chairman of the NATO Industrial Advisory Group

12.40   Q/A

13.00   End of Second Session

             Working Lunch

14.45   Remarks
             
Mr. Thomas EYMOND-LARITAZ
             Senior Director, Head of APCO Global Solutions

             COMMUNICATION WARFARE: CHALLENGES & PERSPECTIVES

15.00  Third Session FACING THE NON-MILITARY INSTABILITY FACTORS

            Chairman and Introduction

            Mr. Theodossis GEORGIOU
            President, Greek Association for Atlantic and European Cooperation

            Remarks

            Mr. Nicola DE SANTIS
            Head, Middle East and North Africa Countries Section, PASP, NATO

            Dr. Ebtesam AL KETBI
            President, Emirates Policy Center

            H.E.Fouad MAKHZOUMI
            Executive Chairman, Future Pipe Industries

            Mr. Julius GRUBLIAUSKAS
            Deputy Head of Energy Section, Emerging Security Challenges Division, NATO

15.50  Q/A
 
16.10  End of Third Session

16.15  Concluding Remarks

            Prof. Fabrizio W. LUCIOLLI
            President, Atlantic Treaty Association