From Radio to Smartphone: Warfare in the Information Age, 1918-2018The 2018 Annual Conference of the Gregg Centre for the Study of War and Society and the Canadian Army Combat Training Centre, in partnership with UNB’s Canadian Institute for Cybersecurity.
Jan. 31- Feb. 1, 2018
Wu Conference Centre
University of New Brunswick
Fredericton, New Brunswick, Canada
To register, contact Valerie Gallant at The Gregg Centre for the Study of War and Society. Canadian Armed Forces members should contact Major Doug Deguast at Tactics School.
Our 2018 conference focuses on military operations in the age of modern electronic communications and information processors. Our program this year includes, policy makers, military and civilian practitioners, and scholars in the field. Conference panels and presenters will cover topics ranging from the emergence of modern military electronic communications and intelligence gathering through to today’s world of mobile phones, cyber-operations, satellites, and the web-based information battlefield.
- Rear Admiral Darren Hawco, the Chief of Force Development.
- Colonel David Yarker, Director Cyber Forces Development
- Brigadier-General Theriault, Public Affairs Branch
- Dr. Ali Ghorbani, UNB’s Canadian Institute for Cybersecurity.
- Mr. Andrew Scheidl, The National Research Council
- Dr. John Ferris, University of Calgary.
Annual Gregg Centre - Combat Training Centre Conference
This event brings Canadian Forces personnel, academics, officials from partnered government departments, NGOs, students and the general public together in one forum to discuss defence matters of import to the nation. Our unique emphasis falls on how national and international policy relates to soldiers deployed on active operations. The event is co-organized with the CTC's Tactics School.
Key participants include instructor cadre from corps and branch schools at CFB Gagetown's Combat Training Centre making this event a vehicle for disseminating new research throughout the army. Members of other Canadian Forces elements and branches are encouraged to attend. The conference is also open to civilians, academics and students who wish to see inside today's Canadian Forces.
- 2017 - A Century of Conflict: The Middle East and International Security, 1917-2017
- 2016 - The Canadian Army and the Human Dimension of Warfare
- 2015 - Canada and Joint Multi-National Forces: Integration of JIMP with Military Readiness
- 2014 - Places of Interest: The Canadian Army and the New Global Security Environment
- 2012-2013 - Yesterday's War and Tomorrow's Army: Connecting Afghanistan Experience to Training Modernization
- 2011 - The Mind at War: Understanding, Preparing, and Treating Combat Stress
- 2010 - The All-Arms Team: Combined Arms Warfare from Courcelette to Kandahar, 1916-2010
- 2009 - Ground Truths: Intelligence, Information and Situational Awareness on Stability Operations
- 2008 - Cultivating Professionalism: Training and Mentoring Local Security Forces from the Second World War to Afghanistan
- 2007 - From Sarajevo to Kandahar: Rescuing Failed Sates in Historical Perspective
- 2006 - Countering Global Insurgency
- 2005 - Terrorism in History: The Strategic Impact of Terrorism from Sarajevo 1941 to 9/11
- 2004 - The Three Block War: Lessons Learned from Bosnia to Baghdad
- 2003 - Terrorism and Transnational Crime: Evolving Challenges to Security Forces