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2017

Investment in Africa: new frontier v. old insecurities
In partnership with The Brenthurst Foundation
26-28 January 2017
Chair: H.E. Olusegun Obasanjo

Drones, remote weapons and other robots: the military, commercial, legal and ethical implications
16-18 February 2017
Chair: General Sir Richard Barrons KCB CBE

Which way is West and is the West still best? What do President Trump, Brexit and the technological revolution mean for the future of the West?
16-18 March 2017
Chair: Mr Peter Thiel

Non-state actors and the changing nature of conflict
In partnership with The United Nations University
6-8 April 2017
Chair: Dr David Malone

Accompanying paper: Civil War Trends and the Changing Nature of Armed Conflict, United Nations University

The Arctic at the crossroads: cooperation or competition?
In partnership with the Canadian Ditchley Foundation
9-11 June 2017
Co-Chairs: The Honourable Jean Charest PC and Mr Duane Smith

53rd Annual Lecture
In Defense of Globalism
by The Hon. John F. Kerry
8 July 2017