2023 Ottawa Conference Highlights

In this special Expert Series, we recap some of the best, most thought-provoking, and insightful segments from the 2023 Ottawa Conference. Highlights include speeches from the Hon. Anita Anand, General Wayne Eyre, and Vice Admiral (Ret’d) Mark Norman, as well as panels on Ukraine, China, and arctic security.

The Ottawa Conference on Security & Defence is an annual event held at the Chateau Laurier since 1932. Last year, thanks to its new hybrid model, the Ottawa Conference had 2,000 registered guests and achieved a peak audience of 150,000 online viewers from around the world.

It is by far the largest security & defence conference in Canada. People in the room include Senators, Members of Parliament, senior public servants from 20 different government departments and agencies, foreign dignitaries, as well as a very large delegation from the Canadian Armed Forces and the Department of National Defence including many General and Flag Officers.

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