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.
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.