Venue: Stoneridge Estate, 756 Lake Hayes-Arrow Junction Highway RD 1, Frankton, Queenstown  (TBC)
Date: 13-14 December 2021 

Limited to 30 delegates 
The Forum reserves the right to decline the registration 

Delegates are welcome to attend APSI COE project symposium from 3.30pm to 5pm

Fireside chat evening with MGen Gert-Johannes Hagemann (Ret), Sergeant Major Anthony Spadaro (Ret), and MP


Day 1:
Facilitator:  TBA

8 am - 8.30 am: Arrival coffee and tea

8.30am-9am: Waiata, National Anthem, Karakia

9am-9.30am:  Opening Remarks: Dr Anita Abbott, APSI Forum

9.30am-10am: Keynote

10am-10.15 am :  Morning tea break

10.15am - 12.15pm:  Strategic Thinking and Strategic Foresight (Part I)
10.15am - 11.45pm
Case studies: 

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

Indian Ocean Competition and Cooperation: MGen (Ret) Ravi Arora, Chief Editor of Indian Military Review 

Space Security and Geopolitical Competition and Cooperation :  TBA

11.45am - 12.15pm: Open discussion, Q & A
12.15 pm - 12.45pm: Networking lunch 

12.45pm-2.45pm: Strategic Thinking and Strategic Foresight (Part II)
12.45pm - 2.15pm
Case Studies:
Korean Peninsula Security
Representative from South Korea

Taiwan's geo-strategic importance
Representative from Taiwan

Pakistan's geopolitical importance
Representative from Pakistan

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

2.45pm-3pm: Afternoon tea break

3pm - 5.30pm: Reflection: Strategic Foresight and Future Warfare
Arms control and confidence building measures in the Asia-Pacific region
Dr Anita Abbott
LtCol John Black(TBC)
MGen (Ret)Gert-Johannes Hagemann and Sergeant Major (Ret) Anthony Spadaro

7pm: Dinner 

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

8.30am-9am: Opening Remarks: Strategic Leadership and Planning

9am-11am: Strategic Partnership
Representative from NATO HQ Brussels
NATO and EU Strategic Cooperation and Implication for Partners in Asia-Pacific

Representative from Thailand
Civilian - Military Partnership

Representative from Japan
Bilateralism and mini-lateralism: Opportunities and Challenges

10.30am-11am: Open Discussion and Q and A

11am-11.15am: Morning tea break

11.15am - 1.15am: Strategic communication: Strategy building for international cultural relations
- HE Dr Jesus Domingo, Philippine Ambassador to New Zealand, Cook Islands, Fiji, Niue, Samoa &Tonga
- Representative from Indonesia
- Representative from EU
12.45pm-1.15pm: Open Discussion and Q and A

1.15pm-2pm: Networking lunch

2pm-3pm: Strategic communication and Cyber security
Dr Andrew Dowse, AO, ECU Director Defence Research and Engagement, Australia (TBC)
Anthony Grasso, Research Fellow , Victoria University 
2.30pm-3pm: Open discussion, Q and A

3pm-3.15pm: Coffee break

3.15pm-5.30pm: Reflection: Strategic Planning
Professor Sascha-Dominik Dov Bachmann, University of Canberra (TBC)
Representative from NATO HQ AIRCOM
Representative from Sea Power, Australia
Representative from Fiji
5pm-5.30 pm: Open discussion, Q and A

5.30pm-6pm: Appreciation evening


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