Hemispheric Forums

The Hemispheric Forum is a unique Perry Center vehicle that takes advantage of the abundance of subject-matter experts and the community of interest in Western Hemisphere affairs. The format of each program is a panel discussion centered on a timely and important topic, with expert panelists representing government, think tanks, and academia.


18 October, 2016
1:30PM – 5:00 PM

Beyond Convergence: World Without Order


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The Hemispheric Forum will be broadcast live and recorded for people who didn’t have the chance to physically attend or view the live broadcast. Please follow the links below to view the Hemispheric Forum. The Perry Center usually provides simultaneous interpretation in Spanish for the event.

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HF1

The Impact of Energy Developments in the Greater Caribbean Region, panelists from left to right: Mr. Mark Wilkins, Director, Perry Center; Mr. Robert F. Ichford, Jr, Deputy Assistant Secretary, Bureau of Energy Resources, U.S. Department of State; Mr. Jorge R. Piñón, Director, Latin American and Caribbean Energy Program, Jackson School of Geosciences, University of Texas; Mr. Juan S. González, Special Advisor to the Vice President on Western Hemisphere Affairs; Dr. Frank Mora, Director of the Latin American and Caribbean Center (LACC) and Professor of Politics at Florida International University; and Mr. Walter Earle, Visiting Professor, Perry Center.

HF2

Security And Defense Challenges Posed by Emerging Technologies in the Americas: Cybersecurity, Drones (Unmanned Systems), and Robotics, panelists from left to right: Maj Gen (ret.) Frederick F. Roggero, USAF, President & CEO, Resilient Solutions, Ltd.; Dr. Marty Trevino, Organizational Architect and Senior Strategist, National Security Agency; and Dr. Boris Saavedra, Assistant Professor, Perry Center

[Video Library]


Previous Hemispheric Forums include:

  • Women in Peace and Security
  • Dynamics of FARC Demobilization
    Corruption in the Western Hemisphere: Impediment to Citizen Security and Democratic Consolidation
  • Impact of Energy Developments in the Greater Caribbean Region
  • Security And Defense Challenges Posed by Emerging Technologies in the Americas: Cybersecurity, Drones (Unmanned Systems), and Robotics
  • Proposed Thematic Axes: XII Conference of Defense Ministers of the Americas (CDMA)
  • The Changing Western Hemisphere
  • Beyond Convergence: A World Without Order
  • LGBT Personnel in the Armed Forces: Advancing a Position of Inclusivity and Embracing Diversity