Agenda

Sunday, 15 October
17:00 hrs Arrival of Speakers
(Hotel Le Plaza Brussels, Boulevard Adolphe Max 118-126, 1000 Bruxelles)

18:30 hrs Meeting in the hotel lobby

19:00 hrs Welcome Dinner

Monday, 16 October
09:30 hrs Meeting at hotel lobby and departure to NATO HQ for briefings and discussion
(Meeting Room: Lange)

10.30 hrs Welcome Remarks followed by a Briefing and discussion on NATO’s Current Political Agenda
Ambassador Tacan Ildem
Assistant Secretary General for Public Diplomacy, NATO

11.30 hrs Briefing and discussion on NATO Partnerships
Dr. Jaroslaw Skonieczka
Senior Director, Integration, Partnerships and Cooperation Directorate, Political Affairs and Security Policy Division, NATO

12.30 hrs Lunch in NATO’s restaurant
hosted by Mrs. Carmen Romero
Deputy Assistant Secretary General for Public Diplomacy, NATO

14.00 hrs Briefing and discussion on NATO-Russia Relations
Mr. Thomasz Chlon
Engagements Section, Public Diplomacy Division, NATO

15.00 hrs Briefing and discussion on NATO – EU Relations
Mr. Alexandros Papaioannou
NATO and Multilateral Affairs, Political Affairs and Security Policy Division, NATO

16.00 hrs Departure to the hotel

17:30 hrs Meeting in the hotel lobby and departure to the Atlantic Treaty Association (ATA) (Rue des Petits Carmes 20, 1000 Bruxelles)

18:15 hrs Registration and welcome cocktail

18:45 hrs Welcome remarks by
The Honorable Rose E. Gottemoeller
Deputy Secretary General, NATO

19:00 hrs Panel Discussion “Creating Predictability in Asian and European Security Dynamics”

Mr. Jason Wiseman
Secretary General, Atlantic Treaty Association
Panelists:
Keynote speech by The Honorable Rose E. Gottemoeller
Deputy Secretary General, NATO

Prof. Robert Patman
Head of Department of Politics, University of Otago, New Zealand

Prof. Shen Dingli
Vice Dean of the Institute of International Affairs, Fudan University, China

Prof. Matake Kamiya
National Defense Academy, Ministry of Defense, Japan

Followed by Dinner Reception

Tuesday, 17 October

8:00 hrs Meeting at hotel lobby and departure to NATO HQ for full-day closed-door Dialogue (Meeting Room: Brosio)

9:00 hrs Welcome Remarks
Mr. Zsolt Rabai
Programme Officer for Partners Across the Globe, Engagements Section, NATO Public Diplomacy Division

Mr. Christian Echle
Director Regional Programme Political Dialogue Asia, Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung

9:15 hrs “Returning of Great Power Politics and Impact on NATO and the Asia-Pacific”
Dr. Jamie Shea
Deputy Assistant Secretary General, Emerging Security Challenges Division, NATO

Prof. Matake Kamiya
National Defense Academy, Ministry of Defense, Japan

Prof. Hyun-Wook Kim
Korea National Diplomatic Academy, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Republic of Korea

Dhruva Jaishankar
Fellow in Foreign Policy Studies, Brookings, Republic of India

10:45 hrs Coffee

11:15 hrs “Projecting stability in crisis areas”

Mr. James Mackey
Head, Euro-Atlantic and Global Partnership, Political Affairs and Security Policy Division, NATO

Dr. Faramarz Tamanna
Director General, Center for Strategic Studies, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Islamic Republic of Afghanistan

Simone Roworth
Defence Policy Advisor, Australian Permanent Mission to the United Nations and former Senior Advisor to the Hon Julie Bishop MP, Minister for Foreign Affairs, Australia

Dr. Zafar Nawaz Jaspal
Quaid-I-Azam University, Islamic Republic of Pakistan

12:45 hrs Lunch in NATO’s restaurant

hosted by Dr. Gerlinde Niehus Head, Engagements Section, Public Diplomacy Division, NATO

14:00 hrs “Cyber Security / Hybrid Warfare”

Dr. Stefanie Babst (tbc)
Head, Strategic Analysis Capability, Emerging Security Challenges Division, NATO

Prof. Robert Patman
Head of Department of Politics, University of Otago, New Zealand

Dr Shashi Jayakumar
Senior Fellow and Head of Centre of Excellence for National Security, S. Rajaratnam School of International Studies, Republic of Singapore Colonel Sofian Bin Kamaruddin (ret.) Director,

Institute of Executive Education (NIEEd) and Senior Fellow, Department of Strategic Studies, National Defence University of Malaysia, Malaysia

15:30 hrs Coffee

16:00 hrs “NATO’s Perception in the Asia Pacific”

Mr. Vlad Vernygora
Project Director of ‘Science for Peace and Security Programme Project: NATO Global Perceptions – Views from Asia-Pacific Region, Centre for Asia-Pacific Studies, Tallinn University of Technology, Estonia

Dr. Gerlinde Niehus
Head, Engagements Section, Public Diplomacy Division,

Prof. Shen Dingli
Vice Dean of the Institute of International Affairs, Fudan University, China

Dr. Curie Mahrani Savitri
Binus University, and advisor to the Ministry of Defense, Republic of Indonesia
Byambakhand Luguusharav

Senior Expert, Mongolian Institute for Strategic Studies, Mongolia

17:30 hrs Concluding Remarks

Mr. Christian Echle
Director Regional Programme Political Dialogue Asia, Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung

Mr. Zsolt Rabai
Programme Officer for Partners Across the Globe, Engagements Section, NATO Public Diplomacy Division

18:30 hrs Farewell Dinner