Episode 11: North Korea: Beyond the Headlines – Unveil the Reality with Glyn Ford. Join us for an enlightening episode with Glyn Ford, a world-renowned expert on North Korea, as he peels back the layers of sensational headlines to reveal the complex dynamics shaping the future of the DPRK. With nearly 50 visits to North Korea, Mr. Ford brings unparalleled insights into the regime’s motivations, challenges, and potential paths.
In this exclusive webinar, you will have the opportunity to:

  • Delve into the nuanced political, social, and economic landscape of North Korea beyond the nuclear rhetoric.
  • Unpack recent developments, including the implications of the “main enemy” designation.
  • Explore innovative solutions through Mr. Ford’s experiences with Track2Asia diplomacy and soft power initiatives.

Don’t miss this chance to gain a deeper understanding of North Korea from two of the field’s most distinguished experts.

  • Tuesday, February 27, 2024
    1500-1600 Honolulu
    1700-1800 US West Coast
    2000-2100 US East Coast
  • Wednesday, February 28, 2024
    0700-0800 Dhaka
    0800-0900 Jakarta
    1000-1100 Seoul/Tokyo
    1300-1400 Suva
  • Register to watch on zoom

Episode 9: Fishing for Security from Sea Slavery, featuring Anny Barlow and host Professor James Minnich. This episode delves into the complex world of maritime security, highlighting the pressing issues of forced labor and illegal fishing practices. Anny Barlow, with her unique combination of expertise in physical oceanography and direct experience in commercial fishing and business consulting, offers a deep understanding of the challenges and solutions in this field. Key discussion points will include the impact of illegal, unreported, and unregulated (IUU) fishing on global security, innovative strategies to combat forced labor in the fishing industry, and the role of multinational corporations in fostering ethical and sustainable ocean use. This webinar is essential viewing for those passionate about the nexus of human rights, environmental sustainability, and maritime security.

Upcoming Webinars

The world is changing. Are your strategies? Nations are vying for dominance in the Gray Zone – a shadowy realm of covert operations, cyber-attacks, and relentless disinformation campaigns waged below the level of open warfare. Join us for the Security Nexus Webinar | Episode 13: “Competing in the Gray Zone” to explore this evolving threat landscape and how it’s reshaping global power with Professor Sam Mullins and host Professor James Minnich

Key questions we’ll address:

  • Why are nations flocking to the Gray Zone?
  • How has technology transformed these tactics into even greater threats?
  • What are Russia’s and China’s distinct gray zone strategies, and how do they endanger global stability?
  • Is the West prepared to counter this invisible aggression?
  • What are the ethical landmines of fighting without a rulebook?
  • Where is the Gray Zone headed, and how will it reshape our future?
  • Apr 22, 2024 03:00 PM in Hawaii
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Technology is reshaping the global order. Nations no longer compete solely through military might but through technological dominance. From semiconductors to artificial intelligence, control of critical and emerging technologies (CET) translates into economic power, national security, and global influence. Join our webinar, “The Great Game of Digital Dominance,” featuring Professor John Hemmings and hosted by Professor James Minnich for expert insights into the escalating tech rivalry and its profound implications for the future.

Key Questions:

  • How does the past shape the US-China tech conflict? • Where does China lead… and where does the US maintain an edge?
  • Can China achieve its ambition to become the world’s leading tech superpower?
  • What are the consequences of the tech cold war for security and innovation?
  • How can nations govern the rapid pace of technological change?

May 6, 2024 03:00 PM Hawaii time
Register now! This webinar is vital for policymakers, business leaders, and anyone interested in the shifting balance of global power in the digital age.