Join the CDA Institute for a Roundtable Discussion / 

Joignez-vous à l’Institut de la CAD pour une discussion en table ronde:

“Knocking on the Door of World War IV”

 with / avec

  David Law

(bio below)



*The session will be conducted under a modified Chatham House Rule (not for attribution and no media reporting)

*La séance sera tenue suivant la règle modifié Chatham House Rule (pas d’attribution des sources et aucun reportage par les médias). 

Wednesday June 10, 2015 / Mercredi le 10 juin, 2015

11:30am – 2:00pm

 Public Policy Boardroom

130 Albert Street

Suite 1405

Ottawa, ON


Registration / inscription:

Regular Admission / tarif régulier: $50.00
CDA Institute Donor* / Donateur à l’Institut* CAD: $25.00

Full-time University Students / étudiant(e) temps plein : $15.00

CDA Institute Board Members, CDA Executive or CDA Member Associations

Please email Meaghan to register: mhobman@cdainstitute.ca

Includes lunch and refreshments / déjeuner et rafraîchissement inclus

Register online at / inscrivez-vous  en ligne:




Do I have to register for the event? / Dois-je m’inscrire à l’événement?

Yes, space is limited and registration is required. Payment due at time of registration. / Oui, les places sont limitees et l’inscription est obligatoire. Paiement dû immédiatement avec l’inscription. 
Do I have to bring a ticket to the event? / Dois-je apporter mon billet à l’événement?

No, simply provide your name at the door. / Non, donner votre nom à la porte.
What is the refund policy? / Quelle est la politique de remboursement ?

Refunds can be requested before Noon EST on May 29th. After this date, substitutions only. / Les remboursements peuvent être demandés avant midi 29 mai. Les substitutions seulement après cette date.
How do I become a CDA Institute Donor? / Comment faire un don à l’institut CAD?

Give us a call @ 613-236-9903 or email denise.lemay@cdainstitute.ca. *A Minimum donation of $300.00 in the current fiscal year is required for the Donor Registration rates. / Appelez-nous au 613-236-9903 ou envoyer un courriel à denise.lemay@cdainstitute.ca. *Un don minimum de 300,00 $ est exigé pour les taux d’inscription de donneurs.




David Law is a Canadian security and governance practitioner with over three decades of experience in the field. In addition to writing and teaching on a wide range of security governance issues, David has undertaken consultancy assignments in more than 40 countries around the world. He has also worked at the NATO Political Directorate, where in his last position he was the first Head of its Policy Planning Unit, and at the Geneva Centre for the Democratic Control of Armed Forces, where he was Senior Fellow as well as Senior Advisor for its International Security Sector Advisory Team.

Presently, David is Senior Associate with the Security Governance Group or SGG – a private research consultancy firm headquartered in Kitchener, Canada that specialises in statebuilding, peacebuilding, and post-conflict reconstruction. In this capacity, David has participated in a number of projects, including for Transparency International, the German Armed Forces Command and Staff College, and the Ukrainian National Defence University.

In addition, David is Senior Fellow with the SGG’s sister organization – a newly established non-profit think tank called the Centre for Security Governance or CSG, whose research program is dedicated to the study of security governance and security sector reform in fragile, failed and conflict-affected states. In this capacity, David has participated in a number of CSG eSeminar events, covering topics ranging from Libya to cyber security.

David is a frequent blog contributor to one of the CSG’s main initiatives, the SSR Resource Centre, which provides a research and information hub on security sector reform issues. His latest full-length publication is a co-authored paper on security sector reform in the Central African Republic, published as the first issue of the CSG’s flagship publication, the SSR 2.0 Brief.

You can find more on David’s writings and consultancy activities at www.davidmlaw.com.

More Questions? Plus de Questions?

Contact: mhobman@cdainstitute.ca