Thursday, June 3, 2021
Session 1, LECTURE HALL, Thursday June 3, 2021
The Arctic: Environmental and Security Issues
Chair/Moderator: Dan Bousfield
Dr. Bousfield is an Assistant Professor at the University of Western Ontario and experts on social movements, protest and critical political economy, with an emphasis on gender, psychoanalysis, technology, and resistance.
9:00-9:15 AM Adele Buckley on “Arctic Peace and Security Policy Issues”
Dr. Buckley is a physicist, engineer and environmental scientist. She is the former Chair and Treasurer of the Canadian Pugwash Group and she leads the CPG campaign for a nuclear-weapon-free Arctic. Since 2007, she has presented the proposal to establish an Arctic Nuclear Weapon Free Zone in six countries.
9:15-9:30 AM Keynote Presentation Andrew Chater on “The Arctic Council and Northern Relations”
Dr. Chater was awarded the Fulbright Award to research Indigenous peoples in international relations. He is a limited-term assistant professor in the Political Science Department at Brescia University College, London. He is also a postdoctoral fellow and part of the North American and Arctic Defence and Security Network, Trent University, Peterborough. Dr. Chater is a fellow at the Polar Research and Policy Initiative, London, United Kingdom.
This Keynote Presentation by Dr. Chater is pre-recorded. It is available for viewing by all Congress attendees any time between May 27-June 20, 2021. As well, CPRA members can view portions of it at this time and engage in live (unrecorded) discussion.
9:30-9:45 AM Nancy Teeple on “Arctic Security,”
Dr. Teeple is an adjunct assistant professor and research associate at the Department of Political Science at the Royal Military College of Canada (RMC). Nancy’s research areas include nuclear strategy and deterrence, nuclear non-proliferation and arms control, and Arctic security.
9:45-9:59 AM Simu-Live Q & A in Networking Lounge Break-out Room
- Andrew Chater, Assistant Professor, Western University