The Fletcher School: 7th Annual Fletcher Doctoral Conference


8:00 am – 9:00am

Registration (Hall of Flags) 

Breakfast (Cabot 7th Floor Lounge)

9:00 am – 10:15 am

Opening Remarks & Keynote Address (Cabot 702)

Welcome: Jenifer Burckett-Picker, Fletcher PhD Program Director

Opening Remarks: James Stavridis, Dean of the Fletcher School; Ian Johnstone, Academic Dean

Keynote Introduction: Professor Richard Shultz, International Security Studies Program

Keynote Address: Dr. Peter Ackerman, Founding Chair, International Center on Nonviolent Conflict

10:30 am – 12:00 pm

Panel Session 1

1A: Responding to Organized Crime in a Globalized World (Cabot 702)

1B: Emerging Powers in Sustainable Development Diplomacy (Cabot 703)

12:00 pm – 1:30 pm

Networking Lunch (Cabot 7th Floor Lounge)

1:30 pm – 3:00 pm

Panel Session 2

2A: Nuclear Proliferation and Global Trends in International Security (Cabot 702)

2B: International Financial Institutions in the 21st Century (Cabot 703)

3:00 pm – 3:30 pm

Coffee Break (Cabot 7th Floor Lounge)

3:30 pm – 5:00 pm

Panel Session 3

3A: Geopolitics of South and Central Asia Post-2014 (Cabot 702)

3B: International Organizations: Implications to Global Governance (Cabot 703)

Closing Remarks: Ana de Alba and Aaron Melaas, Conference Co-Chairs

5:00 pm to 7:30 pm

Networking Cocktail (Cabot 7th floor Lounge)