Past events

Cyber Security
15
Aug
2017
Crawford School of Public Policy | National Security College | Lecture

Cyber security and global trends: the threat landscape to 2020

Dr Gregory F Treverton, former Chairman of the US National Intelligence Council.

Gregory Treverton maps the current threat landscape and discusses how it will likely evolve out to 2020.

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Admiral Scott Swift
27
Jul
2017
Crawford School of Public Policy | National Security College | Seminar

Stability in the Indo-Pacific: the roles of the US and Australian navies

Admiral Scott Swift, Commander, US Pacific Fleet.

Admiral Scott Swift discusses the forces that influence stability in the Indo-Pacific and the role of allied naval forces in navigating change and uncertainty.

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13
Jul
2017
Crawford School of Public Policy | National Security College | Seminar

The promise and peril of active cyber defence

Dr Irving Lachow, MITRE Corporation.

Irving Lachow discusses the potential benefits and risks of active cyber defence options and recommends steps that government, corporate and academic leaders can take to address this complex issue.

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27
Jun
2017
Crawford School of Public Policy | PolicyForum.net | Forum

Giving peace a chance? 2017 Global Peace Index

Daniel Hyslop, Institute for Economics and Peace; Jacinta Carroll, Australian Strategic Policy Institute; and Victoria Coakley from DFAT; moderated by Professor Rory Medcalf, Head of the National Security College, ANU.

At this special event, the Institute for Economics and Peace will discuss its 2017 Global Peace Index. With more than ten years of data, the report provides the world’s best analysis of the statistical factors associated with long-term peace as well the macroeconomic impacts of violence.

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Graduate studies information evening - National Security College
20
Jun
2017
Crawford School of Public Policy | National Security College | Function

Graduate studies information evening - National Security College

Professor Rory Medcalf, and Associate Professor Matthew Sussex, National Security College, ANU.

Join the network of experienced national security researchers, practitioners and policymakers in this event to explore which degree and combination of courses best suit your needs.

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13
Jun
2017
Crawford School of Public Policy | National Security College | Lecture

The future of Australia’s American alliance: James R Clapper in conversation with Kim Beazley

Hon James R Clapper AO, former US Director of National Intelligence; and Hon Kim Beazley AC, former Ambassador to the United States.

The speakers share their insights on the challenges, successes and the future of the US-Australia alliance.

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04
May
2017
Crawford School of Public Policy | National Security College | Seminar

US strategy in Asia and countering Chinese maritime coercion

Ambassador David Shear, former Assistant Secretary of Defense for Asian and Pacific Security Affairs, US Department of Defense; and Dr Zack Cooper, Senior Fellow for Asian Security, Center for Strategic and International Studies.

Former US ambassador and Assistant Defense Secretary, David Shear, and Center for Strategic and International Studies Fellow, Dr Zack Cooper, offer their assessments of the region’s chief strategic problems and what the US can and should do.

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Increasing challenges - the Polish perspective on regional security and migration
02
May
2017
Crawford School of Public Policy | National Security College | Seminar

Increasing challenges - the Polish perspective on regional security and migration

Dr Witold Waszczykowski, Minister of Foreign Affairs, Republic of Poland.

Dr Witold Waszczykowski discusses Poland’s regional challenges with a particular focus on Russian aggression and migrants from the Middle East and North Africa.

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04
Apr
2017
Crawford School of Public Policy | National Security College | Conference

Women and national security

Senator The Hon Marise Payne, Minister for Defence; Senator the Hon Penny Wong, Shadow Minister for Foreign Affairs; plus many more.

This conference will put gender front and centre of security, defence and foreign policy. Registration fees apply.

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Information Wars - Alternative fake news facts!
20
Mar
2017
Crawford School of Public Policy | National Security College | Seminar

Information wars: the fine art of mass manipulation in the digital age

Associate Professor Matthew Sussex, Professor Roger Bradbury, Dr Tim Legrand, Dr Haroro Ingram and Professor Rory Medcalf, National Security College, Crawford School, ANU.

Is information the first casualty of the post-truth era? A panel of experts look at the role of information in politics and society.

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