Wednesday, March 21, 2007

International Security Workshop

“Terrorism, Trade and the Threat to Prosperity: Adapting North American Security and Border Relations to Terrorist Threats”
March 23, 2007
Location: Halpern Centre
8:30 a.m. – 5:30 p.m.

Arrival, coffee/juice: 8:30 to 8:55
Welcome by John Pierce, Dean, Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences: 8:55
I: Bilateral or Trilateral Approaches to Continental Security: 9:00 to 10:30
II. Challenges to Security in Transportation, Energy Supply Vulnerability and Industrial Security: 10:30 to 11:45
III. The Threat of Terrorist Use of WMDs: How Serious, How Credible? 11:45 to 12:50

Lunch 12:50 to 13:50 Diamond Alumni Club

IV. Theorizing Security Planning in North America: 14:00-15:30
V. Environmental and Cultural Threats to Security? Citizenship, Identity, Migration. 15:45-17:10

PIERAN Program (U. consortium- Mexico)
Simon Fraser University’s Department of Political Science and
Latin American Studies Program
Participating Institutions: US Consulate (Govt. of US),RCMP (Govt. of Canada)

Participating Universities:
SFU, Simon Fraser University, Universidad Iberoamericana, Villanova University, University of British Columbia, University of Victoria, Western Washington University, University of Portland, University of Washington, Portland State University, Kwantlen University College, Malaspina College


See attached Program and Poster

Jeanne Persoon
Secretary to the Chair, Department of Sociology and Anthropology
and the Director, Latin American Studies Program
Simon Fraser University
TEL: (604) 291-3144
FAX: (604) 291-5799