Thursday 12 December

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MORNING

8:30
Registration and Welcome Coffee


9:00  
Welcome Addresses
Eran NaganIncoming Chair of Working Party on Conventional Arms Exports (COARM), European Union External Action Service (EEAS)
Federica Dall’ArcheResearcher, Istituto Affari Internazionali (IAI), Rome


9:15
Emerging Technologies, including Cyber Security
Chair:
Ettore GrecoExecutive Vice-President, Istituto Affari Internazionali (IAI), Rome

Speakers:
Alexi DrewPostdoctoral Researcher, King’s College, London
Johanna PolleResearcher, Research Area Arms Control and Emerging Technologies, Institute for Peace Research and Security Policy at the University of Hamburg (IFSH)
Federico VariolaPhD Candidate, School of International Relations and Public Affairs (SIRPA) at Fudan University, Shanghai


10:45
Coffee Break


11:00
Non-Proliferation and Arms Control in Asia
Chair:
Névine SchepersResearch Associate, International Institute for Strategic Studies (IISS), London

Speakers:
Maimuna AshrafResearch Officer, Center for International Strategic Studies, Islamabad
Kanica RakhraConsultant, Disarmament and International Security Affairs Division (D&ISA), Ministry of External Affairs of India, New Delhi
Elizabeth Yeseul Woo, Developing Scholar, Hudson Institute, Washington D.C.
Sayaka ShinguAssistant Director, Arms Control and Disarmament Division, Disarmament Non-proliferation and Science, Department, Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Japan (MOFA), Tokyo


12:30
Lunch Break


AFTERNOON

13:30
Illicit Trade of Conventional Arms, including SALW
Chair:
Giovanna Maletta, Researcher, Stockholm International Peace Research Institute (SIPRI)

Speakers:
Liat BironCEO, Forum for Regional Thinking, Tel Aviv
Maria CamelloResearcher, Group for Research and Information on Peace and Security (GRIP), Bruxelles
Martha Mariana Mendoza BasultoInternational Relations Officer, Agency for the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons in Latin America and the Carribean (OPANAL), Mexico City


15:00
Coffee Break


15:15
Non-Proliferation and Arms Control in the Middle East
Chair:
Riccardo AlcaroHead of the Global Actors Programme, Istituto Affari Internazionali (IAI), Rome

Speakers:
Karim E. El-BazPhD Student, Royal Military College of Canada, Kingston
Maximilian HoellPolicy Fellow and Project Manager, European Leadership Network, London
Selim Can SazakResident Fellow, Delma Institute, Abu Dhabi


16:45
Concluding Remarks
Sibylle BauerChair, EU Non-proliferation and Disarmament Consortium /Director of Studies, Armament and Disarmament (SIPRI)
Georgios KritikosDeputy Head of Disarmament, Non-Proliferation and Arms Control Division, European External Action Service (EEAS)