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Events

  • 08

    Oct

    Is it Time for Canada to Revisit Missile Defence Downloads: Activity Report by Alexander MacDonald Register here The NAADSN Ideas Series are conversations over Zoom that feature paper presentations and roundtable discussions about timely and relevant North American and Arctic defence and security topics.  

  • 17

    Sep

    NAADSN and the Arctic Domain Awareness Center (ADAC) will co-host a workshop to focus on specific initiatives that will improve understanding and enhance collaboration between Canada-US Arctic security professionals. Focusing on emerging trends in medium- and long-term North American Arctic security environment, the mix of academics and practitioners at this workshop will anticipate potential North American Arctic futures to identify potential gaps and shortfalls in current strategies, capabilities, and research. ACCUSARS: Key Drivers/Themes/Trends + Proposed Indicators.pdf Workshop Information and Agenda Workshop Literature Review Understanding the Future Arctic Security Environment: Applying NATO Strategic Foresight Analysis to Canadian Arctic Defence and Security 2020 Draft for Discussion...

  • 11

    Sep
  • 20

    Aug

    The Canadian Rangers and Community Resilience Downloads: PowerPoint Slides from Dr. Whitney Lackenbauer and Dr. Peter Kikkert (.pdf) Register here The NAADSN Ideas Series are conversations over Zoom that feature paper presentations and roundtable discussions about timely and relevant North American and Arctic defence and security topics.  

  • 27

    Jul
  • 23

    Jul

    Present and Future Challenges to Governing Emerging Technologies Downloads: Quick Impact: Governing the Future(s) of Emerging Technologies in Canada, by Kristen Csenkey and Nina Bindel, August 2020 The NAADSN Ideas Series are conversations over Zoom that feature paper presentations and roundtable discussions about timely and relevant North American and Arctic defence and security topics. Josh Gold is a research assistant at the Citizen Lab, at the University of Toronto's Munk School of Global Affairs and Public Policy. His research focuses on international cyberspace governance and conflict in cyberspace. Josh is also a board member of the Canadian International Council's Toronto...

  • 10

    Jul

    The Making of Connected Battlespaces

    July 10, 2020 • , , ,

      Register here *Registration ends July 3, 2020* The virtual workshop will be held Friday July 10 at 12pm EST on Zoom. You will have the chance to discuss with leading academic, industry, and policy experts about the future of Canada’s defence programme and, specifically, how it pertains to the emergence of ‘connected battlespaces’. Please register ASAP — participation is limited. You can choose between three breakout groups: Defence Policy and Strategic Planning Canada and the FVEY NORAD Modernization Key questions the discussion will answer: What are Canada’s capability gaps with respect to achieving a connected battlespace? What are the...

  • 24

    Jun

    The North American Arctic: Security Challenges and Opportunities Downloads: Activity Report by Danielle Cherpako Ten Key Takeaways by Nancy Teeple The NAADSN Ideas Series are conversations over Zoom that feature paper presentations and roundtable discussions about timely and relevant North American and Arctic defence and security topics. Please follow us on Twitter and check back here for registration information for this event. On the evening of June 24th Iris Ferguson, Lindsay Rodman and Andrea Charron will discuss the challenges and opportunities for North American Arctic security in the near term in a geopolitically contested world.  Representing US and Canadian perspectives,...

  • 11

    Jun

    Threats In, To, and Through the Canadian Arctic: A Framework for Analysis Downloads: PowerPoint Presentation Activity Report by Ryan Dean The NAADSN Ideas Series are conversations over Zoom that feature paper presentations and roundtable discussions about timely and relevant North American and Arctic defence and security topics. Please contact Dr. Shannon Nash, Network Manager, for a Zoom invite.

  • 21

    May

    Democracy, Donald Trump, and the Future of the Canada-U.S. Security Community Downloads: PowerPoint Presentation Policy Brief by Wilfrid Greaves Activity Report by Nancy Teeple

  • 31

    Jan

    Kitikmeot Roundtable on Search and Rescue

    January 31 – February 1, 2020 • Canadian High Arctic Research Station, Cambridge Bay, Nunavut, Canada

    Peter Kikkert, Angulalik Pedersen, and P. Whitney Lackenbauer. Kitikmeot Roundtable on Search and Rescue – General Report and Findings. Report from a workshop hosted at the Canadian High Arctic Research Station (CHARS) in Cambridge Bay, Nunavut, 31 January – 1 February 2020. 68 pp. Peter Kikkert, P. Whitney Lackenbauer, and Angulalik Pedersen. Kitikmeot Roundtable on Search and Rescue – Mass Rescue Table Top Exercise Report. Report from an exercise facilitated by the Canadian Coast Guard in Cambridge Bay, Nunavut, 1 February 2020. 52 pp. In the face of increased maritime, aeronautical, and terrestrial activity in Canada’s Arctic, effective community-based search...

  • 30

    Jan

    A Melting Arctic – Implications of sea-ice loss on governing the Arctic

    January 30, 2020 • Tabaret 112, University of Ottawa, Ottawa, ON, Canada

    The Arctic region is melting at an alarming rate. Global warming has already created political, economic and social changes for Northerners and governments in charge of administrating their Arctic territories. The loss of ice sea has profound consequences on public policies. At the same time, this dynamic generates uncertainty, bringing organizations and individuals alike to make predictions about the future. This conference wants to convene experts and practitioners to hear different perspectives on the challenges that rise in a changing Arctic region. 13:30 – 14:30: Military operations and Arctic sea-ice loss Moderator: Mark Salter (University of Ottawa) Lieutenant Commander Sylvain...

  • 17

    Jan

    The Permanent Joint Board on Defense: How Permanent and Joint?

    January 17, 2020 • Johns Hopkins University | Nitze School of Advanced International Studies | Kenney Herter Auditorium, Washington, D.C., United States

    This conference will bring together scholars, military representatives, and current and former policymakers to discuss the history, achievements, and future of the Permanent Joint Board on Defense, established during World War Two to coordinate US and Canadian defenses in North America.