October 28 - 30, 2019
Washington, D.C.
Commander Jussi Jamsen, Defense, Military, Naval and Air Attaché at Embassy of Finland

Commander Jussi Jamsen

Defense, Military, Naval and Air Attaché
Embassy of Finland

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Main Day Conference One

Tuesday, October 29th, 2019

3:15 PM Panel Discussion:Driving International Collaboration across the Arctic Domain to Improve Unity of Operations

This panel discussion will include a multitude of perspectives from participating Arctic Council Nations. This session will prioritize defense and national security efforts, technological needs, to include policy perspectives.

- Strategies to increase collaboration across the Arctic domain
- Efforts to curb and monitor near-peer competitors in the Arctic region
- Technological challenges to be met to increase flexibility of operations

5:00 PM Advancing Finish Defense and Security in the Arctic: Efforts of the Finnish Defense Forces

As an Arctic Council Member State, Finland has a great deal to offer for Arctic cooperation in terms of Arctic-related expertise. Their proximity to the Arctic region presents an opportunity to be on the front lines of emerging nation and near-peer activity. This session will provide an in depth look as to the ongoing initiatives to support security efforts in the Arctic.

• Technological advancements to bolster Arctic region operations
• Defining Military efforts without direct access to the Arctic Ocean: region monitoring strategies
• Collaborative and partnership efforts in the region