New Challenges to the Regional Security

The Program of the Seminar

Tuesday, February 7, 2012, from 09:00 to 13:30

9:00-9:30  Registration
9:30-9:50 Dr. Gayane Novikova, GCMC Armenian Alumni Association President, Director of the Center for Strategic Analysis Spectrum
9:50-10:00  Dr. Hans-Jochen Schmidt, Ambassador of the Federal Republic of Germany to
Republic of Armenia
10:00-10:10 John A. Heffern, Ambassador of United States of America to Republic of Armenia
10:10-10.20  Mr. Arthur Bagdasaryan, Secretary of the National Security Council of Armenia
10:20-10:45 Keynote speaker: MG, Dr. Hayk Kotanjian, Director of the National Strategic Studies Institute, MoD of Armenia. “Some Asymmetric Features of the Security Dynamics in the South Caucasus and the Surrounding Region” (In English | На русском)
10:45-11:00 Q&A
11:00-11.20 Coffee-break
11:20-11:35 Dr. Gregory Gleason, Professor of the George C. Marshall European Center for Security Studies. “Can the Green Revolution Outpace the Energy Crisis? Where is the South Caucasus in this Race?”
11:35-11.50 Mr. Samvel Mkrtchian, Arms Control and International Security Department, MFA. “The Security Environment of Armenia and the Role of International Structures”
11:50-12:05 Dr. Sabine Collmer, Professor of the George C. Marshall European Center for Security Studies. “The Euro-zone Crisis: How does it Affect European External Relations?”
12.05-12:25 Q&A
12:25-12:30 Dr. Gayane Novikova, Concluding remarks
12:30 Reception/refreshments

Venue: The Best Western Congress Hotel
Italy Street, 1