Tue, Mar 2, 2021

Agenda: Conference on security in the Arctic – March 19

Events by Transatlantic Security Initiative

Welcome to the conference on security in the Arctic on March 19, 2021.

As a registrant, you will be able to join both sessions, which are separated by a 20 minute break. To join each session on Zoom, please click the respective “Join Session” button.

9:00 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.
(Eastern Daylight Time)

2:00 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.
(Central European Time)

Opening remarks

Amb. Paula J. Dobriansky
Vice Chair, Scowcroft Center for Strategy and Security, Atlantic Council; Senior Fellow, HKS Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs; and Former US Under Secretary of State for Global Affairs

H.E. Anniken Ramberg Krutnes
Ambassador of Norway to the United States

Keynote & fireside chat | Norway’s perspective on the High North

H.E. Ine Eriksen Søreide
Minister of Foreign Affairs of Norway

Moderator: Sherri Goodman

Board Director, Atlantic Council; and Senior Fellow, Environmental Change and Security Program, Polar Institute, Wilson Center

Discussion | Driving forces in the Arctic


James P. DeHart
US Coordinator for the Arctic Region
US Department of State

Sharon Burke
Senior Advisor, International Security Program and Resource Security Program
New America

Katarzyna Zysk
Professor, Deputy Director & Head of the Center for Security Policy
Norwegian Institute for Defense Studies 

Thomas Nilsen
Editor
The Independent Barents Observer

Moderated by:
Ali Rogin
Foreign Affairs Producer
PBS NewsHour


Webinar ID: 912 6120 6745
Passcode: 358455

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Or Telephone:
Dial(for higher quality, dial a number based on your current location):
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International numbers available: https://atlanticcouncil.zoom.us/u/aeGxBqOiKz

Keynote & fireside chat | Norway’s perspective on the High North

H.E. Frank Bakke-Jensen
Minister of Defense of Norway

Introducer and Moderator: Sherri Goodman

Discussion | Bridging perspectives in Europe and North America


Peter Hammerschmidt
Assistant Deputy Minister of Defense Policy
Department of National Defense of Canada

H.E. Lone Dencker Wisborg
Ambassador of Denmark to the United States

Henning Vaglum
Director General for Security Policy
Ministry of Defense of Norway

Angus Lapsley
Director General, Strategy and International
British Ministry of Defense

Jennifer Walsh
Performing the Duties of Deputy Under Secretary of Defense for Policy
US Department of Defense

Moderated by:
Anna Wieslander
Director for Northern Europe
Atlantic Council


Webinar ID: 963 2233 4596
Passcode: 385859

Or iPhone one-tap: US: +16468769923,,96322334596#  or +13017158592,,96322334596#
Or Telephone: Dial(for higher quality, dial a number based on your current location):
US: +1 646 876 9923  or +1 301 715 8592  or +1 312 626 6799  or +1 253 215 8782  or +1 346 248 7799  or +1 408 638 0968  or +1 669 900 6833
International numbers available: https://atlanticcouncil.zoom.us/u/abHHP85cB0

10:50 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
(Eastern Daylight Time)


3:50 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.
(Central European Time)

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