Conference: RUSI Land Warfare Conference 2015
09:00, 30 Jun 2015, Church House Conference Centre
The Land Warfare Conference, held annually on behalf of the Chief of the General Staff, brings together representatives from across the armed forces, government, academia and industry, as well as international allies and partners, with the aim of promoting professional debate on the issues that matter to the land forces community.
Event: Hirohito's War: The Pacific War, 1941-1945
13:00, 29 Jun 2015, RUSI
You are invited to join the Royal United Services Institute for the book launch of Hirohito’s War: The Pacific War, 1941-1945 by Francis Pike.
Event: Foreign Fighters and the Role of Financial Intelligence
08:30, 29 Jun 2015, RUSI
Pete Barnes, Director Europe for Western Union's Global Investigations Unit, and DSU Andy McDonald, Head of Specialist Investigations, SO15 Counter Terrorism Command at the Metropolitan Police will discuss whether financial institutions assist the security authorities to identify so-called foreign fighters by uncovering ‘telltale’ financial footprints, delivering valuable financial intelligence.
Event: Russia, Ukraine and European Security: Where are we now?
14:00, 26 Jun 2015, RUSI
Ambassador Baer will seek to unpack the answer to questions regarding what a resolution to the Ukraine conflict might look like and mean, and what the long-term impact of the conflict on Russia-European security relations will look like.
Energy Security: A Meeting of the Minds?
09:30, 26 Jun 2015, RUSI
This joint event by RUSI and the UK Energy Research Centre (UKERC) will bring together energy experts from the defence and security and academic communities, to discuss issues relating to energy security.
Event: Whitehall Dialogue - Russian Main Battle Tanks: Assessing the Capabilities of the Next Generation
15:45, 24 Jun 2015, RUSI
A presentation by Dr Igor Sutyagin, Research Fellow, Russian Studies, Royal United Services Institute. Russian engineers are currently working on a new design for the next generation main battle tank under the ‘Armata’ research and development programme. In his presentation, Dr Sutyagin will consider the strengths and weaknesses of the new tank by comparing it with its predecessors and assessing its planned derivatives and armaments.
Event: Waterloo 200th Anniversary Dinner
18:30, 18 Jun 2015, RUSI
This unique dinner, in the presence of Their Royal Highnesses Prince & Princess Michael of Kent, will commemorate the bicentenary of one of Britain's most famous land victories, by the founder of the Institute, the Duke of Wellington, at the Battle of Waterloo.
Event: Briefing on the Eurasian Economic Union
11:00, 10 Jun 2015, RUSI
A briefing by Timur Suleimenov, Minister for Economy and Financial Policy, Eurasian Economic Commission, on the regional and wider impact of the Eurasian Economic Union.
Event: Waterloo Exhibition
10:00, 10 Jun 2015, RUSI
The Royal United Services Institute is delighted to host this timely exhibition, held in partnership with the Guards Museum, to mark the bicentenary of the Battle of Waterloo.
Conference: UK PONI 2015 Annual Conference
08:30, 4 Jun 2015, RUSI
Now in its fifth year, the UK PONI Annual Conference has become the largest regular gathering of the nuclear policy community in the UK, and an important forum for encouraging the emergence of a new generation of nuclear experts in academia, industry, government and the military.
Conference: Tackling Money Laundering: Towards a New Model for Information Sharing
08:30, 26 May 2015, RUSI
This two day conference will bring together national Financial Intelligence Units, officials from law enforcement, prosecutors and senior figures from the financial services industry. The conference will focus on the challenges associated with sharing information in multi-jurisdictional money laundering investigations.
Event: RUSI Whitehall Paper Launch, Securing Sierra Leone 1997-2013: Defence, Diplomacy and Development in Action
18:00, 21 May 2015, RUSI
Keith Biddle OBE, former Inspector General of the Sierra Leone Police, and Mark White, Deputy Head of the Conflict Department, Foreign & Commonwealth Office, will join Peter Albrecht and Paul Jackson, authors of the new RUSI Whitehall Paper, Securing Sierra Leone 1997–2013: Defence, Diplomacy and Development in Action in a discussion on security-sector reform in Sierra Leone.
Event: How do you Manage Risk in the Whole Force?
13:00, 21 May 2015, RUSI
In this presentation, business leaders who are officers of The Engineer and Logistic Staff Corps RE(V) will share their experience of how commercial ways of managing risk can be of use in the military context.
Event: Pakistan’s Fight Against Terrorism: Myths and Realities
18:00, 20 May 2015, RUSI
Militancy in Pakistan is transforming itself and taking new shapes and forms based on shifting allegiances and on recent national, regional and global developments as will be promoted in this lecture from Colonel Zulfiqar Ali Bhatty, Army and Air Adviser to the Pakistan High Commission.
Event: International Day of United Nations Peacekeepers 13th Annual Conference
10:00, 20 May 2015, RUSI
This annual conference, jointly organised by the United Nations Association and RUSI, is the UK’s most authoritative public review of UN peacekeeping activities. It brings together practitioners, diplomats, military and the public in an expert discussion of the most important issues in peacekeeping today. The programme will comprise of a morning session (a conference fee and pre-registration is required) followed by the wreath-laying ceremony at the Cenotaph (free and open to the public).
Event: From Generalities to Technicalities: The Iran Nuclear Framework
18:00, 18 May 2015, RUSI
After an intense diplomatic marathon, Tehran and Washington have reached a preliminary deal over Iran’s nuclear programme. The devil remains in the detail, however, as there are still delicate issues to be resolved by the end of June. For both parties, the real diplomatic test may just be beginning.