10 April 2019

Confirmed convergences and common denominators in transatlantic security- observed and analyzed in an international Defence and Security Monitor conference/ Bucharest, April 16

Indira Crasnea

Defence and Security Monitor, MEDIAFAX associated, organizes on Tuesday, April 16, the international conference “Transatlantic Security bridges over increasing vision gaps- Romania’s perspective”.

The participants will discuss on the security strategy and vision disputes in the Transatlantic area, collisions between security models, the great strategies under 4.0 Globalization, national, regional and global security actors and their initiatives as seen from Bucharest, but also about the Black Sea extended region, as a convergence area between the US and European Union.

The conference addresses the policy makers and experts in security, defence and European affairs who are working in public or private fields, academic environment and research of the national and international issues, but also those interested in expressing their correct and opportune perspective about Romania’s place in the Euro-Atlantic security architecture.

The conference focuses on the following subjects, debated in four panels: Emerging security challenges in a challenging world of “Firsts”; National, regional and global in a contested global-governance architecture; (In)security drivers of change in an increasing disconnected world; Emerging technologies that shape the rising new global system.

In the panel dedicated to Emerging security challenges in a challenging world of “Firsts”, the debated ideas will be: What is the geopolitics of the 4.0 Globalization Era?  Unilateral and multilateral in a challenged globalized world; The future of transatlantic cooperation. One vision, alternative approaches.

The panel dedicated to National, regional and global in a contested global-governance architecture, will debate the following: National, regional and global security actors and initiatives increasing the transatlantic partnership and interoperability; US and EU security convergences in the Black Sea Region; Criticality of security and intelligence partnership across both civilian and military spheres.

Across the panel dedicated to (In)security drivers of change in an increasing disconnected world, there will be discussions on: World’s key global issues and trends changing our societies– hybrid threats in a hybrid world; Common defence against Russian influence and hybrid threats; From the depths of ambiguity to the peaks of insecurity; Innovative approaches for security’s future.

The fourth panel, dedicated to Emerging technologies that shape the rising new global system, will debate on: Artificial Intelligence – from enthusiasm to anxiety within an increasing out of control world; Whose cybersecurity? Security concerns regarding the unprecedented technological breakthroughs; The impact of new technologies and platforms on government – from regulations to resilience.

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