Program Schedule

NOVEMBER 10TH Plenary Sessions
10:00 AM - 10:05 AM Opening by the Chair of the Steering Committee, President of AUE Prof. Muthanna Abdul Razzaq
10:05 AM - 10:10 AM Welcoming and Introductory Video by First Deputy Chair, Provost of AUE Prof. William Cornwell
10:10 AM - 10:20 AM Keynote Remarks by Conference Honorary Chair, AUE Chairman BoT, Maj. General Dr. Ahmed Naser Al Raisi
10:20 AM - 10:25 AM New Partnership Agreement Btween AUE and Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars by First Deputy Chair, Provost of AUE Prof. William Cornwell
10:25 AM - 10:35 AM US Ambassador Mark Andrew Green (ret.) - President, Director, and CEO of the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars
10:35 AM - 10:45 AM Major General Thani Butti Al Shamsi, Director of the Saif bin Zayed Academy for Police and Security Sciences
10:45 AM - 10:55 AM Tomasevic Vladimir (Union University Nikola Tesla School of Engineering Serbia)
10:55 AM - 11:05 AM Engineer Anwaar AlShimmari
11:05 AM - 11:15 AM Coffee Break
Security and Law Affairs Economic Warfare and Diplomacy & International Affairs Peace & Conflict Resolutions and Military Affairs Technology and Cyber-Security
11:15 AM - 11:45 AM 1- Mohamed Badine El Yattioui:
The Turkish Strategy in Libya
Chair: Eldar Saljic
14- Renny Castanneda:
Money Laundering and Financial Crime in the MENA Region. An Assessment on the Security Landscape After the US Withdraw From Afghanistan
Chair: Kleanthis Kyriakidis
27- Khalid Taimur Akram:
Understanding International Alliances in the Gulf and Wider Asian Region under the Auspices of International Law and International Relations
Chair: Nahla Hamdan
40-Notis Iliopoulos:
Proposed Approach for the Effective Implementation of Converged Security Governance & Risk Management in the Corporate Environment
Chair: Gerasimos Rodotheatos
11:45 AM - 12:15 PM 2- Eldar Saljic , Nina Alawadhi, Dusko Tomic and Ahmad Alremeithi:
The Muslim Brotherhood Branch in Germany-2
Chair: Eldar Saljic
15- Nadia Ahmad:
Legalising Humanitarian Intervention in Response to Chemical Weapon Usage: Syrian Conflict's Impact on International Law.
Chair: Kleanthis Kyriakidis
28- Sumi A.M , Asha Devi J and K.S Chandrasekar:
Military Spending in the Soft Power Era: An Evaluation
Chair: Mohammed Badine El Yattioui
41-Asha Devi J , Sumi A M and Dr. K S:
6G Communications: Visions and Requirements in the 21st Century.
Chair: Nahla Hamdan
12:15 PM - 1:00 PM Lunch Break
1:00 PM - 1:30 PM 3- Shishir Upadhyaya:
The Military Potential of the AUKUS Security Pact and the Quadrilateral Security Dialogue
Chair: David Meyer
16- Mykola Petrushenko Hanna Shevchenko:
Cooperation Between Ukraine and the UAE in the Field of Economic Security: the Search for Innovative Solutions Within the Blue Growth
Chair: Renny Castaneda
29- Adi Schwartz: and Eytan Gilboa
The False Readiness Theory of Conflict Resolution: The Palestinian Case Study
Chair: Marios P. Efthymiopoulos
42- Ioannis Galatas:
Nuclear Energy – It Is Green But Is It Safe?
Chair: Augustin Paddilla Maciel
1:30 PM - 2:00 PM 4- Sumi A.M , Asha Devi J and K.S Chandrasekar:
Impact of Natural Resources Scarcity and Resilience, Which Responds to Security Challenges
Chair: David Meyer
17- Kleanthis Kyriakidis:
Contemporary Russian Foreign Policy in Middle East – North Africa (MENA) and Sub-Saharan Africa: Debunking the Myths
Chair: Renny Castaneda
30-Ahmed Abozaid:
The Prospects of the Gulf Cooperation Council: A Perspective from the Arabian Gulf
Chair: Marios Efthymiopoulos
43-Vladimir Tomasevic, Svetlana Jankovic and Katarina Strbac:
Build Back Better - Inclusion as an Example of the Impact on Transformation in Emergencies
Chair: Augustin Paddilla Maciel
2:00PM - 2:15 PM Coffee Break
2:15 PM - 3:00 PM 5-Zubaidah Aldabbagh:
The Importance and Role of Stadium Security
Chair: Nahla Hamdan
18-Nevine Amin:
New Public Governance as a Mediator between Health Policies and Social Security in Egypt Under the Outbreak of Covid-19
Chair: Dusco Tomic
31- Amrah Hermayen and Afrah Hermayen:
Diversity at Workplace
Chair: Kleanthis Kyriakidis
44-Amitabh Verma:
Game Changer in Cyber-Security: Quantum Cryptography
Chair: Marios Efthymiopoulos
3:00 PM - 3:45 PM 6- Arshad:
PhD, Jawaharlal Nehru University, India-UAE Comprehensive Strategic Partnership: Prospects and Challenges
Chair: Nahla Hamdan
19- Marko Selaković, Monica Gallant and Anna Tarabasz:
Historical Evolution of Fake News: From Pre-Press Era to Knowledge Economy
Chair: Dusko Tomic
32-Hillel Frisch:
Why do Conflicts Become Complex, Narrow, or Remain the Same?
Chair: Kleanthis Kyriakidis
45- Prof. Riad H. Al-Dabbagh:
Technology in Water Security
Chair: Marios Efthymiopoulos
3:45 PM - 4:30 PM 7- Konrad Gunesch:
Natural Resource Wealth as National Security Asset or Development Obstacle and Curse?
Factor and Environmental Endowments in Economic, Social and Political Analysis
Chair: Gerasimos Rodotheatos
20 - Dusko Tomic, Eldar Saljic . Ilija Zivotic and Ratomir Antonović Antonović:
The Impact of Security Challenges on Tourism Development
Chair: Renny Castaneda
33-Major, Dr. Jumaa Alsuwaidi:
Peace and Conflict resolution Dubai Police Headquarters - Criminal Investigation Department (In Arabic)
Chair: Mohammed Badine El Yattioui
46-Nikolaos Nikitas Moulios:
The Development of an Early Warning System for Bioterrorism Threats using Strategic Foresight Tools
Chair: David Meyer
4:30 PM - 5:00 PM 8- David Meyer:
American, Russian, and Chinese Military Drone Sales in the Gulf Region: Implications for Future Strategy and Tactics
Chair: Gerasimos Rodotheatos
21- Marios Efthymiopoulos and Ahmed Talabani:
The Framework and Application of the Strategic Partnership Agreement Between the UAE and Greece.
Chair: Renny Castaneda
34- Luma Ali Faraj:
Constituntional Law and Administrative Law
Chair: Mohammed Badine El Yattioui
47- Najat Alsaied:
Twitter Diplomacy in the Age of Media Polarization
Chair: David Meyer
5:00 PM - 6:00 PM Plenary Session: The Arabian Gulf Security: Perspectives of Stability and Business Continuity; Chair Marios Efthymiopoulos; Q & A Session
- Saif Bin Helal Al Shehhi / Peace between Two Shores of the Arabian Gulf (In Arabic) Founder & President of Earth Peace Research Center for Strategic Studies & Environmental Research (EPRC) (In Arabic)
- Ambassador Valeri Chechelashvili Director of Geopolitical Studies at the Georgian Strategic Analysis Center
- Zeliko Mitrovic (owner) & Milos Petrasinovic (co-owner), R& D center for Drones, PINK Corporation
- John Duke Anthony Founding President and Chief Executive Officer National Council on U.S.-Arab Relations
9:30 AM - 9:50 AM H.E. Major General Abdulla Al Hashimi (AUE Trustee) Conflict and Regional Security -(In Arabic)
9:50 AM - 10:00 AM Ruben Elamiryan:
The Future of International Alliances: CSTO, South Caucasus, and Middle East" at the Panel Entitled "Understanding International Alliances in the Gulf and Wider Asian Region Under the Auspices of International Law and International Relations.
10:00 AM - 10:30 AM 9- Thrassy Marketos:
Eastern Mediterranean and MENA
 Geostrategic Alliances in the Making:
 A Universal Importance Paradigm Shift.
Chair: Kleanthis Kyriakidis
22 -Khalil Altubaji:
Turkish- Iranian Cooperation in the Middle East.
Chair: Eldar Saljic
35-Savvas Papasavvas:
Do “Low-Level Politics” Matter? A National Identity-Based Analysis of the Republic of Cyprus Energy Program
Chair Marios Efthymiopoulos
48-Major Ghayda Mubarak Ali Abdullah:
Cyber Crime and Technology
Chair Nahla Hamdan
10:30 AM - 11:00 AM 10- Georgios Fragkos:
Offensive Realism: The Case of Turkish Struggle for Regional Hegemony
Chair: Kleanthis Kyriakidis
Co-Chair: Ruben Elamiryan
23-Katarina Strbac and Branislav Milosavljevic:
Turkey’s Soft Power in the Middle East-is it Enough?
Chair: Eldar Saljic
36-Rade Slavkovic and Aleksandar Dumić:
Aspects of the Influence of Information Dimension of Operational Environment on the Preparation and Execution of Operations of the Air Force and Air-Defense.
Chair: Marios Efthymiopoulos
49- Lawrence Cline:
Beyond Networks: Analyzing Complex Internal Security Threats
Chair: Nahla Hamdan
11:00 AM - 11:30 AM 11- Jessica Lu:
Factors Affecting the Future of Islamic Terrorist Recruitment Through Examination of the Cycle of Violence
Chair: Gerasimos Rodotheatos
24- Yassine El Yattioui:
2011, A Pivotal Year for the Gulf Cooperation Council
Chair: David Meyer
37-Moyeme Dambre:
Asessing the Ethical and Legal Use of Unmaned Aerial Vehicles in Military Operations by the US Military.
Chair: Renny Castaneda
50- Elma Elfic, Becir Kalac, Semsudin Plojovic and Dragan Filipovic:
The Impact of ICT Application on the Organization and Performance of Insurance Companies.
Chair: Augustin Padilla Maciel
11:30 AM - 12:00 PM 12- Mary Bossi:
Trends of Terrorism in Europe and the GCC countries: A Comparison
Chair: Gerasimos Rodotheatos
25- Mihail Paduraru:
Economic and Competitive Intelligence through the Constructivist Approach
Chair: David Meyer
38-Glen Segell:
NATO’s Maritime Considerations vis-a-vis MENA
Chair: Renny Castaneda
51-Muhammad Lawan:
A Concenptual Framework for E-Census and E-Election
Chair: Augustin Padilla Maciel
12:00 PM - 12:45 PM Lunch Break
12:45 PM - 1:25 PM 13 - Mahir Al Banna:
Failed States in International Law
Chair: Gerasimos Rodotheatos
26- Ahmed Abozaid:
The Dynamics of Security Architecture in the Gulf Regional System: A Comparative Theoretical Study
Chair: Mohamed Badine El Yattioui
39-Abbas Al Dulaimi:
The Evolution of the Relations Between the Government and the Army in Iraq Since 2003.
Chair: Nahla Hamdan
52- Sandra Nedeljkovic , Ljiljana Popovic, Mirjana Laban:
Disaster Risk Financing in the Republic of Serbia Period After 2014.
Chair David Meyer
55- Gary Gomez:
The Maritime Domain Awareness Center - A Human Centered Design Approach
Chair: Gerasimos Rodotheatos
54-Orit Miller Katav:
The Discourse that Did Not Take Place - the Return of the Tzofar and Naharayim Enclaves to Jordan After Half a Century, a Political Failure, or an Existing Reality?
Chair: Kleantihs Kyriakidis
53-Khalid Atiq Hassan Mubarak Edyta Skibinska, Faris Almansour, Noor Al Ali:
Cybersecurity and its Importance in UAE Healthcare
Chair David Meyer
1:25 PM - 2:15 PM Science and Research in the Service of Policy-Statecraft on Peace and Conflict Resolution.” Moderator: Dr. Marios P. Efthymiopoulos , Dean of AUE’s College of Security and Global Studies.
- Prof. William Cornwell, AUE Provost
- Prof. Abhilasha Singh, AUE VP for Academic Affairs
- Prof. Francis Schortgen, Chair, Department of Social Sciences, University of Mount Union, USA
- Dr. Elie Abouaoun, Director of Middle East and North Africa Programs for the US Institute of Peace.
2:15 PM - 2:30 PM Coffee Break
2:30 PM - 3:00 PM MoU Signature: AUE & US Institute of Peace
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM Contemporary Security Challenges and the Peace Landscape for the Gulf and the MENA Region:
- US General David Howell Petraeus (ret.) (Recorded)
- US Ambassador Mark Andrew Green (ret.), Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars
 Q&A Session.
4:00 PM - 4:30 PM Awards Ceremony & Closing Remarks by Chair of the Steering Committee, President of AUE Prof. Muthanna Abdul Razzaq and First Deputy Chair, Provost of AUE Prof. William Cornwell
New center discussion and MOU assignment
Keynote Speech