Schedule

Friday, March 18

Time
6:00 – 7:00 pm Registration
7:00 – 8:00 pm Welcome on behalf of the NPSIA Students’ Association

Keynote address: Ms. Margaret Biggs

8:00 – 9:00 pm Welcome reception (with cash bar)

 

Saturday, March 19

Time
8:00 – 8:45 am Registration
8:45 – 9:00 am Welcome
9:00 – 10:15 am Panel 1 – Trends in Intrastate War: When States Fail

Discussant: Beth Woroniuk, Consultant – Women’s Rights and Gender Equality
10:15 – 10:30 am
Break 1
10:30 – 11:45 am Panel 2 – Trends in International Development: Economics, Gender, and Aid Allocation

Discussant: Dr. Yiagadeesen Samy, Associate Professor and MA Program Supervisor, NPSIA; Dr. Yanling Wang, Professor International Affairs, NPSIA
11:45 – 12:45 pm Lunch
12:45 – 2:00 pm Panel 3 – Trends in Foreign Policy: The Role of Regional and National Identities

Discussant: Dr. David Long, Professor of International Affairs and Ph.D. Program Supervisor, NPSIA; Mr. Hassan M. Eltaher, Adjunct Lecturer with the Canadian Foreign Service Institute
2:00 – 3:15 pm

 

3:00 – 4:30 pm:

Panel 4 – Trends in International Governance: Addressing Lawlessness

Discussant: Melanie Bejzyk, Foreign Services Officer, Global Affairs Canada

 


 

Revolutionizing Rural Economies: Presenting UNCTAD’s 2015 Least Developed Countries Report

Room 2220 River Building

3:15 – 3:30 pm Break 2
3:30 – 4:45 pm Panel 5 – Trends in Terrorism and Intelligence: Challenges of State Security

Discussant: Mr. Hassan M. Eltaher, Adjunct Lecturer with the Canadian Foreign Service Institute

4:45 – 5:00 pm Closing Remarks

After Party at Oliver’s Pub (Carleton University)