The event began with remarks from Dr. Brian Lee Crowley, Macdonald-Laurier Institute Managing Director, and Ambassador Kimihiro Ishikane. Following this was a ‘scene-setting’ introduction by Dr. Satoru Nagao, Visiting Fellow at the Hudson Institute. A keynote address was given by Dr. Edward Luttwak, Senior associate at the Centre for Strategic and International Studies, followed by a panel discussion by Dr. Nagao, Dr. Luttwak, Dr. Mohan Malik, professor at the Asia-Pacific Center for Security Studies and Dr. Jim Boutilier, senior advisor at Maritime Pacific Headquarters, Royal Canadian Navy. The event ended with a lively question and answer session.
|Ambassador Ishikane delivering his opening remarks||Dr. Nagao giving a scene-setting talk|
|Audience||Audience asking questions|