29 October 2010: FDI Supports 2nd Annual National Security & Strategy Workshop
Future Directions International proudly supports the
2nd Annual National Security & Strategy Workshop
‘Afghanistan: The Old-New Geopolitical Blackhole’
Friday, 29 October 2010
09:00am – 3:00pm
The Esplanade Hotel, Fremantle, Western Australia
The opening keynote address will be delivered by Future Directions International Institute Director and Chief Executive Officer, Major-General (Retired) John Hartley, AO.
Speakers and panellists include national and international speakers, from renowned institutions such as the Australian Strategic Policy Institute. Under consideration are topics that will consider and investigate Australia’s various challenges and options regarding Afghanistan.
This event will cover four themes: Australia and the Afghanistan Campaign; Sustaining the Campaign; Broader Considerations; and ‘Where to Now?’
The first session will be ‘open’ for reporting, while the following three sessions will be conducted under Chatham House rules.
The last session of the day will be chaired by Major-General (Retired) John Hartley, AO and conducted as a roundtable, allowing attendees to participate on this important issue.
This event is being held in conjunction with Curtin University and corporate sponsors. The 2nd Annual National Security & Strategy Workshop is part of the ‘Strategic Flashlight’ series of security and strategy events.