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S A C, Zurich, Jan2010

  1. 1. Partnership for Peace Consortium of Defense Academies and Security Studies Institutes Senior Advisory Council Meeting Zurich 27 Jan 2010
  2. 2. In memoriam, Dr. Olga Danylova, Mr. Anton Tkach, ADL WG members from Ukraine
  3. 3. Opening Remarks Dr. James MacDougall Chairman
  4. 4. Agenda <ul><li>Program and Budget Overview </li></ul><ul><li>Publications Program </li></ul><ul><li>Annual Conference </li></ul><ul><li>New Rotating Member of SAC </li></ul><ul><li>Outlook to FY 2011 and Beyond </li></ul><ul><li>Other Business </li></ul>
  5. 5. Program and Budget Overview
  6. 6. Program <ul><li>SAC-assigned goals </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Promote Defense Institution Building through defense education enhancement </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Sustain Regional Stability through multinational education and research </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Supported through: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Working/Study Group programs </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Publications </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Annual Conference </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Web Portal </li></ul></ul>
  7. 7. Education Development Working Group ED WG Mr. John Berry, Interim Chairman USA
  8. 8. Education Development Working Group <ul><li>Three interconnected pillars </li></ul><ul><ul><li>How to Teach – learning methodologies </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>What to Teach – curriculum development </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Direct Consultations – tailored for each country </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Defense Education Enhancement Programs (DEEP) </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><li>Terms of Reference 2009 </li></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Mission, objectives, organization, operating guidance </li></ul></ul></ul>
  9. 9. ED WG Leadership <ul><li>Interim Chair – John Berry, U.S. National Defense University </li></ul><ul><li>Co-chair – Open </li></ul><ul><li>Team Leads for each pillar </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Learning Methodologies: </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Dr. Kathaleen Reid-Martinez, Azusa Pacific University </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Curriculum Development </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Dr. David Emelifeonwu, Canadian Defence Academy </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>DEEP </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Dr. Jim Keagle, U.S. National Defense University </li></ul></ul></ul>
  10. 10. Learning Methodologies <ul><li>Multinational Seminars for Partner Educators </li></ul><ul><ul><li>“ Defense Educators’ Program” </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Accomplished </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>3 rd annual hosted by Albania in June 2009 </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Influenced 26 educators from 13 countries </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Some participants become facilitators </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Planned </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>4 th annual to be hosted by Slovenia in June 2010 </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Exposes common challenges </li></ul></ul>
  11. 11. Curriculum Development Accomplishments <ul><li>Defense Institution Building Reference Curriculum </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Published June 2008 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>First ever “NATO” curriculum—widely distributed by NATO </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>English, Russian, French </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Tested with live audiences in Black Sea region and Kazakhstan; part of dialogue with other partners </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Discussions planned with KZ, Moldova on specific chapters </li></ul></ul>
  12. 12. Curriculum Development Plans <ul><li>Professional Military Education Reference Curriculum </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Requested by NATO </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>In production, expected completion 2011 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Canadian lead, multinational team, with Partners </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Levels </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Precommissioning </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Junior Officer </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Command and Staff </li></ul></ul></ul>
  13. 13. DEEP Process <ul><li>IPAP or bilateral request initiates </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Initial peer review visit to validate partner needs </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Multinational team with 2 co-leads </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>NATO I.S. opens door politically </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>ED WG educator is academic co-lead </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Negotiate phased action plan </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Every country is different </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Demand-driven but guided by Western standards </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>PfPC takes a part of overall NATO plan </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Recruitment of experts </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Informal, through lateral contacts </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Formal, through NATO request to nations </li></ul></ul></ul>
  14. 14. DEEP Teams <ul><li>Kazakhstan </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Dr. Al Stolberg, US Army War College </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Launched Dec 07 </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Status: well developed </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Accomplished </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Learning Methods </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Educator Workshop for Kazakh NDU Faculty </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Mar and Oct 2009 </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Concentrated exposure to entire faculty </li></ul></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Curriculum Development Workshops </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>United States National Security Strategy (what it is and how strategy is formulated) Sep 08 </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>United States Government Views on Security Issues in Central Asia Sep 08 </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Workshop on Threats to Security in the 21st Century Sep 08 </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Visit of Romanian and NATO logistics experts to KZ NDU for logistics curriculum development (facilitated by NATO) May 09 </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Peacekeeping and stability operations Jun 09 </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Partnership Action Plan for Defense Institution Building (PAP-DIB) Reference Curriculum Sep 09 </li></ul></ul></ul></ul>
  15. 15. DEEP Teams <ul><li>Kazakhstan DEEP </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Planned Activities </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Curriculum development consultations </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Western views on teaching defense economics and budgeting, TBD 2010 </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Western methods on teaching local war/small war in 21st century, Mar 2010 </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Western methods on teaching leadership theory, May 2010 </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Operational art case studies from a Western perspective in the 1918-1998 timeframe (to be provided by NATO) </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>KZ NDU leadership to visit Army War College and Marshall Center to view teaching methods Mar 2010 </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>PfPC Advanced Distributed Learning (ADL) Working Group delegation visits KZ NDU to present methods of initiating a domestic ADL program Apr 2010 </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>KZ NDU educators visit Romanian defense education institution to observe teaching of maintenance management (to be provided by NATO) </li></ul></ul></ul>
  16. 16. KZ DEEP Measures of Effectiveness <ul><li>Strategy formulation curriculum provided during Sep 08 event to be used in future curricula </li></ul><ul><li>Much of the KZ NDU faculty has adopted new teaching methods presented during the educator workshops </li></ul><ul><li>KZ NDU logistics department has created a new topic in the curriculum “Logistics Systems for Coalition Forces during Military Conflicts in the Persian Gulf and Balkans.” </li></ul><ul><ul><li>KZ NDU intends to maintain a long-term relationship with the Romanian NDU </li></ul></ul>
  17. 17. DEEP Teams <ul><li>Georgia </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Dr. Jim Keagle, US National Defense University </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Launched Sep 08 by NATO </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Status: formative </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Highlights of NATO action plan </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Doctrine/defense planning; Joint Command and General Staff College; command and control course; air defense and land force integration; lessons learned; personnel management; logistics </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>PfPC Focus Areas: </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Defense plans and policy </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Joint logistics </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Joint Command and General Staff College </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Command and control course </li></ul></ul></ul>
  18. 18. DEEP Teams <ul><li>Armenia </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Dr. Jim Barrett, Canadian Defense Academy </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Launched Sep 08 by NATO </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Status: formative </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Highlights of NATO action plan </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Doctrine for education and training; command and staff course; increased use of civilian universities </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>PfPC focus area: increased use of civilian universities </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Visit by Dr. Gleason, GCMC, Dec 09 </li></ul></ul></ul>
  19. 19. DEEP Teams <ul><li>Moldova </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Prof Jef Troxell, US Army War College </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Launched Jan 09 by NATO </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Status: formative </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Highlights of NATO action plan </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Doctrine for education and training; basic cadet course; senior officer course </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>PfPC focus area: under development </li></ul></ul>
  20. 20. DEEP Teams <ul><li>Azerbaijan </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Dr. Jim Keagle, US NDU </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Launched by NATO Sep 08 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Status: formative </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Highlights of NATO action plan: Defense planning and strategic issues course to complement Strategic Defense Review; teaching/learning methodologies; English as a second language </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>PfPC focus area: defense planning and strategic issues course </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Visit by Naval War College and NATO team 18-19 Jan 2010 </li></ul></ul></ul>
  21. 21. Combating Terrorism Working Group CT WG Dr. Jay Le Beau, Chairman USA
  22. 22. CT WG Method <ul><li>Identifies current terrorism theme each year </li></ul><ul><li>Conducts research over FY, meeting twice </li></ul><ul><li>Produces findings and recommendations </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Offers multinational, including Partner, perspectives </li></ul></ul>
  23. 23. Themes Studied in Recent Years <ul><li>Jihadist terrorist recruitment in Europe 2007 </li></ul><ul><li>Intelligence cooperation against terrorism 2008 </li></ul><ul><li>Terrorism and the Internet 2009 </li></ul>
  24. 24. CT WG Theme for 2010 <ul><li>Homegrown terrorism and jihadist self-radicalization </li></ul>
  25. 25. Regional Stability in Southeast Europe Study Group RSSEE SG Co-chairs Mr. Predrag Jurekovic Dr. Plamen Pantev Dr. Mladen Stanicic Bulgaria Croatia Austria
  26. 26. RSSEE SG Method <ul><li>Chairmen identify current regional policy themes </li></ul><ul><li>SG organizes a single event to discuss theme </li></ul><ul><li>SG produces publication and policy paper </li></ul>
  27. 27. RSSEE SG 2009 Themes <ul><li>2009 – Bosnia’s Year? The Challenge of Reaching Self-Sustainability in a Post-War Environment </li></ul><ul><li>Desecuritisation through Integration: A State Functionality Perspective </li></ul>
  28. 28. RSSEE SG 2010 Themes <ul><li>15 Years of Peace-Building Activities in the Western Balkans – Lessons Learned and Challenges </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Reichenau, Austria, 23-26 Apr, 2010 </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Sarajevo, 24-27 Sep, 2010, theme TBD </li></ul><ul><ul><li>In collaboration with Bosnia NGO, Center for Security Studies </li></ul></ul>
  29. 29. Security Sector Reform Working Group SSR WG Ms. Anja Ebnoether, Chairwoman Switzerland
  30. 30. SSR WG <ul><li>Gender and SSR, 18-19 Feb 2010, Geneva </li></ul><ul><li>Why? </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Human security complementary to state security </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Increase effectiveness of security measures by taking into account perspectives of men and women on local security issues affecting them, especially in segregated societies </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Prevent gender-based violence which can lead to vendettas and undermine confidence in security sector </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Show an example of respect for human rights and inculcate it (role model) </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Include women in security forces--recruitment, training, promotion, retention </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Provides job opportunities, encourages education, increases security </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Sep 09 NATO Directive on integrating UNSCR 1325 and gender perspectives in the NATO command structure including measures for protection during armed conflict </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>2010 is the UN year on gender </li></ul></ul></ul>
  31. 31. Gender and SSR Event <ul><li>18-19 Feb 2010, Geneva </li></ul><ul><li>Planned Highlights </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Key principles, strategies and methodologies </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Why education and training (capacity building) is crucial to ensure inclusive and sustainable SSR processes </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Gender perspective in NATO operations </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Where NATO stands in promoting gender and SSR </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Other initiatives – synergies? </li></ul></ul>
  32. 32. Advanced Distributed Learning Working Group ADL WG Mr. Reto Schilliger, Chairman Switzerland
  33. 33. ADL WG Method <ul><li>Workshops </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Software familiarization </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Course production and maintenance issues </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Future developments presentations </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Assist Partner nations to establish ADL </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Low-cost writing and learning software for Partners </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>National “ADL day” during workshops </li></ul></ul>
  34. 34. ADL WG Developments <ul><li>User accounts grew 50% in 18 months </li></ul><ul><ul><li>30,000 users on main server </li></ul></ul><ul><li>>20 Cooperative Development Teams since 1999 produced 720 learning hours </li></ul><ul><ul><li>$14-20 million value, provided free of charge </li></ul></ul>
  35. 35. ADL WG Program <ul><li>Accomplished in FY 2009 </li></ul><ul><ul><li>New version of PAP-DIB course </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>New version of ELTEC course </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>New course on procurement (NATO) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Update of Introduction to NATO course </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Mandatory at NATO Defense College </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Workshop in Kiev May 09 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Workshop in Oberammergau Nov 09—10 th anniversary </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Planned in FY 2010 </li></ul><ul><ul><li>ADL assistance visit to KZ NDU Apr 2010 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Workshop in Chisinau May 2010 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Workshop in Estonia Oct 2010 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Cultural awareness course </li></ul></ul>
  36. 36. Regional Stability in the Greater Black Sea Working Group RSGBSA WG Major General (ret) Dr. Mihail Ionescu, Chairman Romania
  37. 37. RSGBSA WG Program <ul><li>Seminars delivered by “Mobile Contact Teams” (MCT) </li></ul><ul><li>Four cluster areas of regional interest </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Crisis Management--2008 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Romanian National Defense University “Carol I” </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Defense Institution Building (DIB)--2009 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Bulgarian National Defense and Staff College “Rakovski” </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Human Resources Management--2010 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>George C. Marshall Center </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Transnational Security Challenges—2011 (tentative) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Awaiting possible commitment from Turkey </li></ul></ul></ul>
  38. 38. RSGBSA 2009 <ul><li>DIB Seminar Bulgaria May 09 </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Multinational, all GBSA except Russia attended </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Hosted by Rakovski Defense and Staff College </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Guest speakers from ED WG introduced PAP-DIB Reference Curriculum </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Civil Emergency Planning and Consequence Management Seminar Azerbaijan Sep 09 </li></ul><ul><ul><li>First single-nation MCT </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Hosted by NATO International School of Azerbaijan </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Used modified curriculum developed by Romania </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Good internal interagency discussion </li></ul></ul>
  39. 39. RSGBSA 2010 <ul><li>Crisis Management Seminar </li></ul><ul><ul><li>May 2010 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Single nation event </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Hosted by NIISP, subordinate to National Security and Defense Council of Ukraine </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Developed by Romania </li></ul></ul>
  40. 40. RSGBSA 2010 <ul><li>Human Resources Management Seminar </li></ul><ul><ul><li>September, 2010 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Multinational event </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Hosted by Moldovan MOD </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Developed by Marshall Center (CDR Hildenbrand) </li></ul></ul>
  41. 41. RSGBSA 2010 <ul><li>Black Sea Defense Course/College </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Exploring need and regional interest </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Possible outgrowth of MCT program </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Romania to host discussion Mar 2010 </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Annual planning workshop </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Reichenau, Austria, 5-8 Nov 2010 </li></ul></ul>
  42. 42. Budget Overview
  43. 43. Budget FY 2009 <ul><li>Review of FY 2009 </li></ul><ul><ul><li>31 events, 5 publications </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>$750,000 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>In-kind contributions </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Conference facilities </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>$16,000 </li></ul></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Professional time/travel </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><ul><li>$1,300,000 </li></ul></ul></ul></ul>
  44. 44. Budget FY 2010 <ul><li>FY 2010 Program </li></ul><ul><ul><li>~50 events and 5 publications </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Total expected outlay ~$1,000,000 </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>WIF $760,000 </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>GCMC $130,000 </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Others TBD </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>60% increase in events, mainly due to DEEP </li></ul></ul>
  45. 45. Publications/Editorial Board Mr. Sean Costigan, Chairman USA
  46. 46. Connections – a PfPC Flagship <ul><li>10-year old quarterly journal </li></ul><ul><li>800 copies printed per issue, delivered free of charge to institutions throughout the PfPC region </li></ul><ul><li>Edited in the United States and Germany, printed in and shipped from Bulgaria </li></ul><ul><li>Editorial Board comprised of 13 members from: Bulgaria, Canada, Germany, Kazakhstan, Lithuania, Poland, United Kingdom, United States </li></ul><ul><li>Historical synergies with Combating Terrorism WG, Regional Stability in SE Europe SG, ad hoc Marshall Center conferences </li></ul><ul><li>Syndication of Connections on the International Relations and Security Network, Columbia International Affairs Online, and Military Education Research Library Network. </li></ul>
  47. 47. Editorial Board Meeting, Aug 09 <ul><li>Annual meeting gathering nearly all editorial board members </li></ul><ul><li>Numerous administrative and strategic concerns, particularly those regarding the present state of the journal, the website and our prospects for widening its reach </li></ul><ul><li>New member elected, CAPT Dr. Piotr Gawliczek, National Defence University, Poland </li></ul><ul><li>Core topics </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Discussions of partnerships with indexers </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Website changes and growth strategies </li></ul></ul>
  48. 48. Russian Language Publication <ul><li>Unanimous agreement by Editorial Board that cutting  Russian publication was premature </li></ul><ul><li>Suggest to SAC a closely monitored one-year trial of online-only Russian publication, after which will reassess and, potentially, consider paper version. </li></ul><ul><li>Estimated extra cost per year (4 issues) </li></ul><ul><ul><li>$40,000 for translation and copy editing in Russian </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Note: printing and shipping would cost additional $12,000 </li></ul></ul></ul>
  49. 49. Website <ul><li>Core efforts </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Opening PfPC endeavors, including publications, to the world through search engines </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Improving mission critical metrics </li></ul></ul><ul><li>PfPC to be upgraded to RIO 3.0, pending further development of RIO 3.1 </li></ul><ul><li>700 average monthly article downloads in 2009 </li></ul>
  50. 50. FY10 Themes for Connections <ul><li>Building Integrity and Reducing Corruption in Defense </li></ul><ul><li>Civil-Military Relations </li></ul><ul><li>Emergency Preparedness/Consequence Management </li></ul><ul><li>Energy and Environmental Security </li></ul><ul><li>Foreign Policy Decision Making </li></ul><ul><li>Democratic Control of Armed Forces  </li></ul><ul><li>South Caucasus Regional Stability </li></ul><ul><li>Professional Defense Education </li></ul><ul><li>Strategic Culture and Defense Decision-Making </li></ul><ul><li>Terrorism </li></ul>
  51. 51. FY 11 Proposed Themes <ul><li>Cyber deterrence and Cyber warfare </li></ul><ul><li>Environmental Security: Sources of Cooperation and Conflict </li></ul><ul><li>Crisis Management/Disaster Response: Lessons Learned for Interoperability </li></ul><ul><li>Security, Stability, and Reconstruction Operations </li></ul><ul><li>Civil-military Relations in Transformation and Expeditionary Operations </li></ul><ul><li>Integration of Euro-Atlantic Norms and Values </li></ul><ul><li>Innovative Approaches to Defense Education </li></ul><ul><li>Dealing with Armed Non-State Groups </li></ul>
  52. 52. Annual Conference
  53. 53. Annual Conference <ul><li>Date: Thur-Fri, June 17-18, 2010 </li></ul><ul><li>Place: Warsaw, Poland, hotel TBD </li></ul><ul><li>Participants: 150 (55 WIF-funded) </li></ul><ul><ul><li>By invitation only </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Co-Host : Polish National Defence University </li></ul>
  54. 54. Budget <ul><li>$150,000 WIF </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Spending categories: </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Partner travel </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Staff travel </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Speaker travel </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Conference facilities </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Interpretation </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>3 rapporteurs from West Point </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Publication of Conference Proceedings </li></ul></ul></ul>
  55. 55. Theme Proposals <ul><li>Overall theme: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Option 1: Leveraging Networks to Enhance Defense Education and Build Partner Capacity (APPROVED BY SAC) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Option 2: Leveraging Networks to Enhance Defense Education and Foster Stability </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Sub-themes </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Sub-theme 1: Building capacity to achieve a holistic view of professional defense and military education </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Sub-theme 2: Governance, leadership and ethics </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Sub-theme 3: </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Option A: Challenges and rewards of modern learning methods in Partner militaries </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Option B: Confronting violent non-state actors: best practices and challenges (Tentatively approved by SAC pending consultation with national authorities of members by 27 Feb 10) </li></ul></ul></ul>
  56. 56. Format Proposal <ul><li>16 Jun </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Arrivals, self-pay icebreaker at bar </li></ul></ul><ul><li>17 Jun </li></ul><ul><ul><li>A.M. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Keynote speaker </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Panel moderators introduce sub-themes </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Consortium update and intro to marketplace </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Marketplace </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>P.M. </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Lunch </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Sub-theme work in 3 breakout groups—moderator, two speakers </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Reception </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>SAC dinner </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><li>18 Jun </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Panels report to plenary </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Athena award </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Vision speech </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Closing then lunch </li></ul></ul>
  57. 57. Marketplace <ul><li>Purpose: showcase accomplishments, recruit new members </li></ul><ul><li>WGs produce own displays </li></ul><ul><li>Consortium Operations Staff produces general displays </li></ul>
  58. 58. Reception <ul><li>Evening of 17 June </li></ul><ul><li>Hosted by Polish NDU </li></ul><ul><li>Location TBD </li></ul>
  59. 59. SAC Dinner <ul><li>17 Jun after reception </li></ul><ul><li>Include Polish NDU Commandant </li></ul><ul><li>Local restaurant TBD by Poland </li></ul>
  60. 60. Thank you for your attendance End of Meeting

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