November 06 - 08, 2018 | Crowne Plaza Old Town Alexandria, Alexandria, VA

Professor John Blaxland

former Director Joint Intelligence Operations (J2) and Head, Strategic and Defence Studies Centre
Australian National University


3:40 PM From Megacities To Star Wars: Global Trends, Future Challenges And The Role Of ISR In 2030+

•    Global trends: from diplomacy to defense
•    What threats exist to the survival or creation of international alliances and regional/sub-regional defense partnerships?
•    Are we prepared for a transition away from asymmetric COIN to near-peer conflict?
•    The Mega City threat and the future challenges we face in collecting intelligence in complex urban environments
•    How can the Five Eyes partnership, as well as other diplomatic alliances, improve in their sharing of data?
•    What future do we envisage for ISR with regards to institutional cultures, ethics, technology and strategy?



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