CANADIAN ASSOCIATION FOR SECURITY AND INTELLIGENCE STUDIES

ASSOCIATION CANADIENNE POUR L’ÉTUDE DU RENSEIGNEMENT ET DE LA SÉCURITÉ (revised July 7/03)

 

CASIS INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE 2003

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA

 

SIMON FRASER UNIVERSITY HARBOUR CENTRE

515 WEST HASTINGS STREET, VANCOUVER, BC

OCTOBER 16 - 18, 2003

 

 

HOMELAND INSECURITIES:

The Shifting Borders of Security, Intelligence

And Law Enforcement

 

click here for program

 

The Conference will run from 1:00 pm on Thursday, October 16th to 5:30 pm on Saturday, October 18th, 2003.

 

Conference Fees:

General                                                $200CDN

University and College Faculty              $140CDN

Retired (not working)                           $140CDN

Students (full time)                                $100CDN (subsidy may be available)

The fee includes CASIS membership for 2003-2004, one dinner and one lunch.

 

Registration:

You may register online with VISA or by downloading the registration form and mailing with a cheque to CASIS Secretariat, PO Box 69006, Place de Ville, Ottawa, Ontario K1R 1A7. A receipt for tax purposes will be provided at the conference when you check in.

Places at CASIS 2003 will be limited. Participants will be accommodated on a first come, first served basis.

 

Accommodation:

Rooms have been block booked at a discount under CASIS at the Crowne Plaza Hotel Georgia, 801 West Georgia Street, Vancouver, about a 7 minute walk to the conference site. If you wish to reserve a room, please telephone either the central Crowne Plaza booking service at 1-800-2CROWNE, or the hotel itself (604-642-5554). These rooms will be held until September 15 only and are available on a first come first served basis.

 

CASIS Annual General Meeting:

The meeting will be held at 12:45 pm on Saturday, October 18th. Sandwiches will be available for those who attend. Membership benefits include a 20% discount on Frank Cass & Co publications which include such journals as: Intelligence and National Security and Terrorism and Political Violence as well as books in the series Studies in Intelligence.


CASIS 2003 Program

 

Thursday, October 16

 

1:30     Conference Opening

            Welcome:       Tony Campbell – President of CASIS

                                    Michael Stevenson – President of Simon Fraser University (TBC)

 

2:00     Keynote Guest Speaker (TBC)

 

2:30     Panel 1             Homeland Security/Insecurity: Canadian and American Responses                                             to 9/11

 

3:30     Break

 

3:45     Panel 2             Terrorism

 

5:00     Panel 3             Urban Security and Resiliency

 

6:30     No Host Reception - Crown Plaza Georgia Hotel

                                    Weller Prize Awards

 

8:30     Meeting of CASIS Executive - Georgia Hotel Boardroom

 


                                                            Friday, October 17

 

8:30     Panel 4             Roundtable – Asian Security Outlook

 

9:45     Break

 

10:00   Concurrent Panels

            Panel 5             International Intelligence Cooperation

           

            Panel 6             North Asia Political and Economic Trends

 

11:25   Concurrent Panels

            Panel 7             Organized Crime – Challenges of Shifting Boundaries

 

            Panel 8             South and Southeast Asian Trends and Prospects

 

12:45   Informal Buffet Lunch - Conference Hall

 

1:45                             Keynote Speaker: The Solicitor General of Canada – The Hon. Wayne                           Easter, P.C., M.P. (TBC)

 

2:15     Panel 9             Iraq Lessons: Intelligence and Information Warfare

 

3:30     Break

 

3:45     Concurrent Panels

            Panel 10           Policing and Security in B.C.: Ports, Boundaries and Other Priorities

 

            Panel 11           Signals Intelligence History

 

5:00     Panel 12           Student Panel

 

6:15     Close

 

6:30 for 7:15                Reception and Gala Dinner - Hotel Crown Plaza Georgia

 

                                    The John Tait Memorial Lecture: Mr. Ward Elcock (TBC), Director

                                    Canadian Security Intelligence Service


Saturday, October 18

 

9:00     Panel 13           New Dimensions in Critical Infrastructure Protection

 

10:15   Break

 

10:30   Concurrent Panels

            Panel 14           Leadership in Intelligence Organizations

 

            Panel 15           Innovation in Security, Intelligence and Law Enforcement –

                                    Case Studies and Best Practices Chair: TBC

 

11:45   Keynote Speaker – The Post Iraq Security Outlook (TBC)

 

12:30   Lunch Break

 

12:45   CASIS Annual General Meeting

 

2:30     Panel 16           Teaching and Learning: Security, Intelligence and Policing Studies

 

3:45     Break

 

4:00     Panel 17           International Trends and Challenges

 

4:45     Panel 18           Lessons Learned: Conference Wrap-Up

 

5:30     Conclusion

 

 

 

If you have any questions about the conference on registration please contact [email protected]