Annual Symposium

CASIS Annual Symposium

Preliminary Program

Friday, September 29, 2017

RUSSIA AND THE WEST: TEMPORARY STALEMATE OR

IRRECONCILABLE DIFFERENCES

 

REGISTRATION:

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8:15               Registration, Coffee, Networking

9:00              Opening Remarks (Welcome and Program Overview)

President CASIS

9:15                Keynote Speaker (TBC)

10:15              Break

10:30             Drivers of Russian Foreign Policy

Aurel Brown, University of Toronto: Domestic Drivers of Russian Foreign Policy

Tim Frye, Columbia, Russian Foreign Policy from an Economic/Market Perspective

Paul Robinson, University of Ottawa, Russia and Ukraine.

Presentation and Questions

12:00             Lunch

1:00                Russian Influence Operations 

                       Clint Watts, Foreign Policy Research Institute. Russian Influence Operations.

 Presentation and Questions

2:00               Russian Military and Security Services

Greg Smolynec, Canada DND: The Russian Military

Margarete Klein, SWP: Russia’s military and security services

Presentations and Questions

3:00                Break

3:15                Russia and the US/Canada

Kimberly Marten, Columbia: Russia and the US

TBD: Canada and Russia: is there a Canadian role?

Presentations and Questions

4:15                Closing Speech/Overview

Irvin Studin, Global Brief

4:45               CASIS Annual Meeting and Election of Board

 

All speakers listed are confirmed. Titles for Presentations will be added.

Breaks and lunch are included in the Registration fee.

 

Final Summary Highlights from the CASIS 2016 Annual Symposium