Friday, August 4, 2017

The PLuS Alliance mobilises to solve problems of global security

 The PLuS Alliance launched Global Security PLuS, a collaboration of the first truly global security alliance in the world, with a one-day symposium on 19 July 2017 at UNSW Sydney.

Global Security PLuS focuses on the prevention, detection and mitigation of threats in violent conflict and war, cybersecurity, terrorism, disasters, and biosecurity. The symposium presented leading thinkers and practitioners in the field including research from PLuS Alliance Fellows and experts in global security. 

Jacinta Carroll, the Head of the Counter Terrorism Policy Centre at Australian Stregegic Policy Institute, delivered the Keynote Address. Professor Luca Vigano (KCL) spoke on current issues in cybersecurity, Professor George Williams (UNSW) on Australia’s anti-terrorism laws appear in Part 1 of the Global Security PLuS video.

Global Security PLuS | 19 July 2017 | Sydney | Part 1

 

Professor George Williams (UNSW) continues in Part 2, followed by Professor Anthony Burke (UNSW Canberra) on violent conflict, ethics and security governance, Associate Professor Brian Gerber (ASU) on natural disasters and violent conflict and Professor Raina MacIntyre (UNSW) data, technology, bioterrorism. Industry and government stakeholders attended and an inaugural student research prize was awarded at the symposium.

Global Security PLuS | 19 July 2017 | Sydney | Part 2

 

 

 

 

Global Security PLuS Launch | Sydney | 19 July 2017
Ms Vinita Chanan, Director, PLuS Alliance | UNSW SYDNEY
Professor Brian Boyle, Deputy Vice-Chancellor Enterprise | UNSW SYDNEY
Ms Jacinta Carroll, Head of the Counter Terrorism Policy Centre, Australian Strategic Policy Institute
Professor Luca Vigano | King's College London
Professor George Williams | UNSW SYDNEY
Professor Anthony Burke | UNSW SYDNEY
Professor Raina Macintryre | UNSW SYDNEY
Professor Brian Gerber | Arizona State University
Ms Jacinta Carroll presents the student prize for Cybersecurity to Mr Arunan Sivanathan a student at UNSW SYDNEY
Ms Vinita Chanan, Director, PLuS Alliance | UNSW SYDNEY
Professor Brian Boyle, Deputy Vice-Chancellor Enterprise | UNSW SYDNEY
Ms Jacinta Carroll, Head of the Counter Terrorism Policy Centre, Australian Strategic Policy Institute
Professor Luca Vigano | King's College London
Professor George Williams | UNSW SYDNEY
Professor Anthony Burke | UNSW SYDNEY
Professor Raina Macintryre | UNSW SYDNEY
Professor Brian Gerber | Arizona State University
Ms Jacinta Carroll presents the student prize for Cybersecurity to Mr Arunan Sivanathan a student at UNSW SYDNEY