CASIS 2004 International Conference

October 14-16, 2004, Ottawa, Ontario

 

PEACE, ORDER AND PUBLIC SAFETY POST 9/11:

ARE WE GETTING IT RIGHT?

 

THURSDAY, October 14

 

10:00 am            Lower Lobby foyer

Conference Registration (available until 5:00 pm)         

 

1:15 pm              Ballrooms

Opening and President’s Report

Tony Campbell

 

1:45 pm             Ballrooms

KEYNOTE SPEAKER

THE NEW SECURITY ENVIRONMENT IN CANADA:

ARE WE GETTING IT RIGHT?

Robert Wright

National Security Advisor to the Prime Minister and

Associate Secretary to the Cabinet

 

 
  

 

2:30 pm            Ballrooms

PANEL 1: Canada and Domestic Security Policy: Are We Getting It Right?   

The National Security Policy - Democratic oversight (security, intelligence and law enforcement) - Role of Auditor General - Bill C-36 and comparative anti-terrorism legislation and civil liberties - Lessons learned

                                Chair: Bill Elliott – Privy Council Office

                                                Martin Rudner – Carleton University

                                                Kent Roach – University of Toronto Law School

                                                Jacques Shore – Gowlings (Gowling, Lafleur Henderson LLP)

                                                Wesley Wark – University of Toronto

                                               

4:00 pm              Ballroom foyer - Refreshment Break 1

 

Concurrent Panels

4:30 pm            Ballrooms

PANEL 2: Canada and Major Domestic Security Issues: Are We

Getting Them Right?

Cross-border security - Transport security (maritime, land and air) - Intelligence collection in a pluralistic society

Chair: Paul Kennedy – Department of Public Safety and Emergency

                                                                         Preparedness  

Claudette Deschênes – Canada Border Services Agency

Joel Sokolsky – Royal Military College of Canada

Reg Whitaker – University of Victoria

 

 

 

 

4:30 pm            Victoria Room

PANEL 3: War as Spectacle: The Semiotics of 9/11, the Invasion

of Iraq and Abu Ghraib.

Chair: Phil Gibson – Beaumont Consulting

Presenter: Paul Rutherford – University of Toronto

Commentators:          Joanne John – Communications Security      

       Establishment

Lawrence Martin – The Globe and Mail          

 6:00 pm             Close of Session

 

6:15 pm             Penthouse Level

 

PRESIDENT’S RECEPTION

      Hosted by Jane’s Information Group  

 

 

 

THE MARCEL CADIEUX – C.H. LITTLE HERITAGE AWARD

Introduction: Tony Campbell

Special Guest: Major General W.E. Robert Little (Retired)

Presenter: Margaret Bloodworth, Deputy Minister of Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness

First recipient: Blair Seaborn

 

 

 

 

7:15 pm             Ballrooms

CASIS GALA DINNER                                                                              

THE CASIS 2004 DISTINGUISHED LECTURE

 

LESSONS FROM 9/11 AND IRAQ

Thomas Powers

Author and Commentator

Pulitzer Prize Winner for National Reporting

Introduced and thanked by Wesley Wark

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

FRIDAY, October 15

 

8:30 am               Lower Lobby foyer

Conference Registration (continues until 5:00 pm)       

 

8:30 am            Ballrooms

PANEL 4: Canada and International Security Post 9/11: Are We

Getting It Right? Afghanistan - Iraq - The War on Terrorism.  

                                Chair: George Kolisnek – Department of National Defence

David Charters – University of New Brunswick

Major General Andrew Leslie – Former Deputy Commander

  International Security Assistance Force Kabul

                                                Ambassador David Wright – University of Toronto

 

9:45 am               Ballroom foyer - Refreshment Break 2                                                                                                  

 

10:15 am           Ballrooms

PANEL 5: US Leadership in the Global War on Terrorism: Are

They Getting It Right?

                                Chair: Rob Huebert – University of Calgary

Richard Betts – Columbia University

                                                Tim Naftali – University of Virginia

John Prados – University of Pittsburgh

 

11:30 am             Ballroom foyer - Break

 

11:40 am           Ballrooms

PANEL 6: A Debate and Vote: Should Canada Have A Foreign

Human Intelligence Collection Service?

 

12:30 pm          Ballrooms (foyer)

Buffet Lunch                                                                                               

THE JOHN TAIT MEMORIAL LECTURE

Keith Coulter

Chief

Communications Security Establishment

 

 

 

Concurrent Panels on Major Analytical Issues

2:15 pm             Ballrooms

PANEL 7: Proliferation Challenges Post 9/11: Are We Getting

Them Right?

                                Chair: Louise Doyon – Canadian Security Intelligence Service          

Michael Byers – University of British Columbia

Ron Purver – Canadian Security Intelligence Service

Gavin Cameron – University of Calgary

 

2:15 pm             Victoria Room

PANEL 8: Practical Problems of Analysis Post 9/11 - Part 1:

International Perspectives

Chair: Greg Fyffe – Privy Council Office

David Chuter – United Kingdom

Markus Ederer – Germany

Michael Herman – Oxford University

 

3:15 pm                               Ballroom foyer - Refreshment Break 3                                                                                                  

 

3:45 pm            Ballrooms

PANEL 9: The War of Persuasion: The National and

International Media Response Post 9/11: Are They Getting It Right?

Chair: Stewart Bell – The National Post

David Ignatius – Washington Post

Paul Rutherford – University of Toronto

                                                Hugh Winsor – The Globe and Mail

 

5:15 pm             Ballrooms

Emerging Scholars Roundtable                                                                                     

The two winning Weller Prize papers will be presented and discussed as an introduction to new research and scholarship in security, intelligence, law enforcement and public safety issues.

                                Chair: Sarah-Jane Corke – Dalhousie University

                                                Craig Forcese – University of Ottawa

Arne Kislenko – Ryerson University

Andrew Preston – University of Victoria

                               

6:15 pm               Close of Session

 

8:00 pm            Victoria Room

CASIS PUBLIC LECTURE

 

THE IMPORTANCE OF SPY FICTION

David Ignatius

Author and journalist

Washington Post

 

 

 

 

 

SATURDAY, October 16

 

Concurrent Panels

9:00 am            Ballrooms

PANEL 10: Practical Problems of Analysis Post 9/11 - Part II:

Practitioners’ Perspectives.

                                Chair: Robert Fahlman – Criminal Intelligence Service Canada

Richard Evans – Jane’s Information Group

Stuart Farson – Simon Fraser University

Steven Rieber - Sherman Kent Center

 

9:00 am            Victoria Room

PANEL 11: Failed States and the Progress of Democracy in the

Western Hemisphere. (Ballroom)

Chair: Gérard Hervouet Université Laval

Paz Buttedahl – Royal Roads University         

Margaret Purdy – University of British Columbia

Cristina Rojas – Carleton University

               

10:15 am             Ballroom foyer - Break 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

10:30 am          Ballrooms

KEYNOTE SPEAKER

LUXURY, ANONYMITY AND PRIVACY: THE LOOMING

'CRISIS' OF INTELLIGENCE IN THE 21ST CENTURY

Professor Richard Aldrich

 Nottingham University

Introduced by Martin Rudner – Carleton University

 

 
 


               

 

 

 

 

 

 

11:20 am             Ballroom foyer - Refreshment Break

 

 

11:35 am            Ballrooms

Panel 12: The Intelligence-Policy Interface: Have We Got It

Right?

Chair: John Neily – RCMP Criminal Intelligence Directorate

Philip Davies – Brunel University Centre for Intelligence and

        Security Studies  

Michael Herman – Oxford University

                Dan Livermore – Foreign Affairs Canada  

 

12:50 pm          Ballrooms

Wrap-Up Panel: Summary and Conclusions.                       

                                Chair: Tony Campbell

                                                Markus Ederer – Germany

Martin Rudner – Carleton University

Reg Whitaker – University of Victoria

                                                               

1:30 pm             Close of Conference - Light Lunch for those attending AGM                                       

 

1:45 pm             Ballrooms

CASIS ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING                                       

                                All members are welcome. See AGM info on the CASIS website.