Confirmed Speakers

His Excellency Celso Amorim - Brazilian Minister of Defence from 2011-2014, Brazilian Minister of Foreign Relations from 1993-1995 and 2003-2011

Lieut. Gen. Floriano Peixoto Vieira Neto - Brazilian Army, Force Commander of MINUSTAH, 2009-2010, Member of the UN High-level Independent Panel on Peace Operations

Prof. Funmi Oloniskain - Director, African Leadership Centre, King's College London

Dr. Henrik Breitenbauch – Director, Centre for Military Studies, Department of Political Sciences of the University of Copenhagen, Denmark

Prof. Mats Berdal - Department of War Studies, King's College London

Dr. André Pano Beirão – Postgraduate Programme in Maritime Studies, Naval War College, Brazil

Danilo Marcondes de Souza Neto - PhD Candidate, Department of Politics and International Studies, University of Cambridge, UK

Gustavo Macedo - PhD Candidate, Department of Political Science, University of São Paulo, Brazil

Dr. Chris Kinsey - Defence Studies Department, King's College London

Dr. Vinicius Mariano de Carvalho - Brazil Institute, King's College London

Dr. Antonio Jorge Ramalho - Pandiá Calógeras Institute, Brazilian Ministry of Defence, Escola Sul-Americana de Defesa, CDS/UNASUL

Antonio Sampaio - International Institute for Strategic Studies, UK

Prof. William de Souza Moreira – Postgraduate Programme in Maritime Studies, Naval War College, Brazil

Prof. Luiz Pedone – Institute of Strategic Studies, Universidade Federal Fluminense, Brazil

Dr. Kieran Mitton - Department of War Studies, King's College London

Dr. Marianne Wiesebron - Leiden University, Holland

Dr. Any Freitas - Visiting Research, Brazil Institute, King's College London