ICT’s International Conference on Counter-Terrorism
The International Institute for Counter-Terrorism will open their 16th International Conference: World Summit on Counter-Terrorism on the evening of September 11th, 2016 with a ceremony to honor the victims of the 9/11 terrorist attacks. The conference, being held in Herzliya, Israel, will continue through the 15th with the overall theme of “Unpuzzling Terrorism,” featuring plenary sessions; workshops; keynote speakers; and a final simulation to close the event.
The plenary sessions will take place on the 12th and 13th, and the assortment of workshops and keynote addresses on the 14th and 15th. A condensed schedule of workshop topics are below from the ICT event website.
Theatres of Jihad:
The first series of workshops will examine in-depth the main contemporary theaters in which the threat of global jihadism thrives. […] The workshops in the first series are titled as follows:
- Europe and North America: Lessons Learned from Recent Attacks in Brussels, Paris, San Bernardino, and Orlando
- Middle East Quo Vadis? Syria and Iraq
- Africa: Libya, Nigeria and Kenya: The New Battlefield for Global Jihadist Organizations?
- Recent Immigration to Europe: Gauging the Terrorism Threat and Counter-Terrorism Options
Emerging Fields in Terrorism and Counter-Terrorism:
The second series of workshops is devoted to discussion on the broader context of terrorism and counter-terrorism. […] The workshops in the second series are titled as follows:
- The Steven E. Stern Workshop on Cyber Terrorism
- The Future of Terrorism Studies
- New Battlefields/Old Laws: Legal Triggers of War on New Battlefields
The Challenge of Counter-Terrorism
The third series of workshops will consider the numerous challenges of counter-terrorism. […] The workshops in the third series are titled as follows:
- Pathways to De-Radicalization
- Pro-active Tools for Countering Terrorism
- Law Enforcement and Counter-Terrorism Policing
- The Protection of Critical Infrastructure against Terrorism
- Terrorism Prosecution and Countering Terrorism Financing
For more information on this and other upcoming events, be sure to check out our events calendar.