21CQ Launch Conference – Our Lineup

21CQ Topic President's Blog


Irvin Studin


9 years ago

On November 14th and 15th, in Toronto, we’ll be hosting the launch conference for the Institute for 21st Century Questions (21CQ), and also marking the 5th anniversary of Global Brief magazine. Please join us. Tickets are available here. The theme of the conference is “Navigating the Strategic Dark – Framing the Security Environment for the Next Decade.” In typical GB style, every corner of the world will be covered, from many angles, by some of the world’s leading analysts. We’ll be joined by:

  • Hubert Védrine, former foreign minister of France
  • John E. McLaughlin, former CIA director
  • Yoram Schweitzer, Program Director, National Institute of Security Studies, Israel
  • Vyacheslav Tolkovanov, Professor, Ukraine’s Higher School of Public Administration
  • Fatou Bensouda, Chief Prosecutor of the International Criminal Court
  • Pierre Pettigrew, former foreign minister of Canada
  • Leonid Kosals, Professor, Higher School of Economics, Moscow
  • Lerna E. Yanik, Professor, Khadir Has University, Istanbul
  • Jon Finer, Deputy Chief of Staff, US Secretary of State
  • George Elliott Clarke, Poet Laureate of Toronto and Professor, University of Toronto
  • Michael Barutcsiki, Professor, Glendon School of Public and International Affairs
  • Jeremi Suri, Professor, University of Texas – Austin
  • Peter Jones, Professor, University of Ottawa
  • Michael Morgan, Professor, University of North Carolina – Chapel Hill
  • David Skilling, Landfalls Strategy Group, Singapore
  • Katerina Dalacoura, Professor, London School of Economics
  • Michael Matthiessen, Principal Advisor, European External Action Service, Brussels
  • Arabinda Acharya, Professor, National Defense University – Fort Bragg
  • Alejandro Magos, Global Brief Magazine
  • Patricio Navia, Professor, Diego Portales University, Santiago
  • Miloud Chennoufi, Professor, Canadian Forces College
  • Simone Bohn, Professor, York University
  • Sorpong Peou, Professor and Political Science Department Chair, Ryerson University

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