Speakers

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Fabio Armao, Professor of International Relations, University of Turin, Italy
Jorge ChabatProfessor and Researcher, Center for Research and Economic Education (CIDE)
Rebecca Bill Chavez, Associate Professor, Political Science Department United States Naval Academy
John (Jay) Cope, Senior Research Fellow, Center for Strategic Research, Western Hemisphere, Institute for National Strategic Studies, National Defense University
Thomaz Costa, Professor and Head, Department of Critical Analysis and Futures, College of International Security Affairs, National Defense University
José Miguel Cruz, Visiting Professor, Florida International University
Luigi Einaudi, Visiting Distinguished Fellow, Center for Strategic Research, Western Hemisphere, Institute for National Strategic Studies, National Defense University
James Ferrer, Jr., Director, The Center for Latin American Issues, The George Washington University
Daniel W. Fisk, Vice President for Policy and Strategic Planning, International Republican Institute
Gustavo Flores-Macías, Assistant Professor, Cornell University
Todd Hataley, Centre for International and Defence Policy, Queen’s University, Canada
Roberta Jacobson, Deputy Assistant Secretary of State, Bureau of Western Hemisphere Affairs, United States Department of State
Christian Leuprecht, Department of Politics and Economics, Royal Military College of Canada
Fredrik LogevallProfessor and Director, Mario Einaudi Center for International Studies, Cornell University
Max Manwaring, Research Professor, Strategic Studies Institute, U.S. Army War College
Frank Mora, Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for Western Hemisphere Affairs, United States Department of Defense
Kim Richard Nossal, Professor and Director, Centre for International and Defence Policy, Queen’s University, Canada
Roman Ortiz, Director, Decisive Point, LLC
Maria Otero, Under Secretary for Democracy and Global Affairs, U.S. Department of State
Anthony Phillips-Spencer, Commanding Officer, Trinidad and Tobago Regiment, Trinidad and Tobago Defence Force
Mariko Silver, Assistant Secretary (acting), Office of International Affairs, U.S. Department of Homeland Security
Paul A. Trivelli, Deputy Commander, United States Southern Command
Francisco Villagran de León, Ambassador of Guatemala to the United States
Joaquín Villalobos, Consultant on Conflict Resolution and Former Salvadoran Guerrilla Leader