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Date: 13-14 December 2021 

Venue: Villa Casa Maria, 347 Busby Rd, Katikati, New Zealand

Limited to 10 delegates onsite

The Forum reserves the right to decline the registration 

Day 1:
Facilitator:  Brett Murphy 

8 am - 8.30 am: Arrival coffee and tea

8.30am-9am: Waiata, National Anthem, Karakia led by Harry Lazarus

9am-9.30am:  Opening Remarks: Crisis and Cooperation
Dr Anita Abbott,  Chair and Patron, APSI Forum

9.30am-10am: Keynote:  Chris Penk, Member of the New Zealand Parliament 

10am-10.15 am :  Morning tea break
Fireside chat: Dr Joanna Siekiera, University of Bergen


Strategic Thinking and Strategic Foresight (Part I)
Facilitator: Dr Joanna Siekiera, University of Bergen 

ASEAN & Southeast Asian Security
Dr Gary Domingo, Philippine Ambassador to New Zealand, Cook Islands, Fiji, Niue, Samoa &Tonga

Timor-Leste's Contribution to the Security of the Asia-Pacific in a Rapidly Changing Strategic Environment
Colonel Marcelino Ximenes, Defense Attache for the Democratic Republic of Timor-Leste. (Resident in Canberra)

Taiwan's geo-strategic importance
First Secretary Claire Chin

12.15pm - 12.45pm: Lunch break

12.45pm -12.50pm: Tribute to the late General Rawat, his wife, and colleagues who perished in  tragic accident
Led by: Kui Lazarus

12.50pm-2.15pm: Strategic Thinking and Strategic Foresight (Part II)
Case Studies:
Indian Ocean Competition and Cooperation: MGen (Ret) Ravi Arora, Chief Editor of Indian Military Review
Type of delivery: Virtual

South China Sea Disputes : Hunter Stires, Fellow at Hattendorf Center for Maritime Historical  Research, U.S. Naval War College
Type of delivery: Virtual

Russia-China relations: Competition and Cooperation and the impact on the Asia-Pacific security.
Rodger Baker, Senior Vice President, Startfor 
Type of delivery: Virtual

2.15pm - 2.45pm: Open Discussion, Q and A

2.45pm-3pm: Fireside Chat: Hon. Scott Simpson, MP

3pm-3.15pm: Afternoon tea break 

3.15pm - 4.30pm: Reflection: Strategic Foresight and Future Warfare
Arms control and confidence building measures in the Asia-Pacific region
Facilitator: SGM Anthony Spadaro
Col. John Black
Chief Master Sergeant Ian Eishen, US Airforce 

Type of delivery: Virtual

4.30pm-5pm: Open Discussion and closing: Sergeant Major (Ret) Anthony Spadaro, APSI Forum and Center of Excellence

Day 2:
8 am - 8.30 am: Arrival coffee and tea

Facilitator: MGen Gert-Johannes Hagemann (Ret)
8.30am-9am: Opening Remarks: Strategic Leadership and Planning
 MGen Karsten Stoye, EUROCONTROL (ECTL) as Chief of Civil-Military Cooperation 
Type of delivery: Virtual

9am:-10am: Keynote:  Mr Robert Dresen, Policy Planning Advisor, Policy Planning Unit, Office of the Secretary General at NATO Headquarters in Brussels
Type of delivery: Virtual

10am-10.15am: Morning tea break

Facilitator: Brett Murphy
10.15am-12.30pm: Strategic Partnership

10.15-10.45am: The Indo-Pacific Strategy: A European Perspective
Ambassador for the Kingdom of the Netherlands Her Excellency Mira Woldberg

10.45-11.15am: NATO Strategic Cooperation and Implication for Partners in Asia-Pacific
- MGen (Ret) Gert-Johannes Hagemann, APSI Forum and Center of Excellence

11.15-11.45am: Defense of Japan
- Colonel Yosuke Ota, Army Attache of Japan [Resident in Canberra]

11.45am-12.30pm: Independent Foreign Policy and strategic building of international cultural relations
- Dr Fabrizio Bozzato, Ambassador (non-resident) of the Sovereign Order of Malta to the Republic of Nauru, Sasakawa Peace Foundation affiliation (Senior Research Fellow).

Type of delivery: Virtual

12.30pm-1pm: Lunch break

1pm-1.30 pm: Birds of a feather session: Ester Rats

Facilitator: Maxwell Abbott
1.30pm-3pm: APSI COE Project 
Dr Barnaby Pace, Dr Eddy Kristianto, and international team 

3pm-3.15pm: Afternoon tea break

3.15pm-3.45pm: Reflection
Professor Sascha-Dominik Dov Bachmann, University of Canberra 
Type of delivery: Virtual

3.45pm-4.15pm Concluding Remarks:  Divided allies and coalition strategy
Dr Anita Abbott 


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