Global Security and Public Policy

October 3-5, 2018 | Florida International University | Miami, Florida

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This dynamic 3-day executive certificate program engages participants by placing them in direct contact with public policy and security experts as they discuss, debate, and develop strategic solutions to global security threats in the 21st century.

Join an international cohort of policy and security professionals dedicated to advancing their expertise in threat analysis, policy innovation, and decision-making practices. Upon completion of the program, participants will earn an executive certificate in Global Security and Public Policy from Florida International University.

Seating is limited. Program will be held in English and Spanish with simultaneous translation as needed.

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Who Should Attend?

Government employees and security personnel in both public and private sector organizations, or in supporting industries such as, academia, law, private consulting, security, national defense and others as well as professionals interested in national and international policy concerning global and regional security threats.

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Program Modules:

Module 1: Global Security Threats

Module 2: Policy and Strategy in Latin America and the Caribbean

Module 3: Effective Implementation for Decision-Makers

Key Learning Objectives

  • Examine current emerging security threats in the 21st century
  • Explore the intersections between public policy, security, and leadership
  • Understand analytical approaches to countering global security threats
  • Identify institutional challenges impacting state capacity

Previous Speakers:

Bruce Bagley, Ph.D., Professor, University of Miami

Ana Carazo, Center for the Administration of Justice, FIU

Kaja Ciglic, Director of Government Cybersecurity Policy, Microsoft

Frances Colon, Ph.D., Former Deputy Science and Technology Advisor to the US Secretary of State

Jose Miguel Cruz, Ph.D., Director of Research, Kimberly Green Latin American and Caribbean Center, FIU

Brian Fonseca, Director, Institute for Public Policy

Eduardo Gamarra, Ph.D., Professor, Department of Politics and International Relations, FIU

Gabriela Hoberman, Ph.D., Assistant Director of Research, Extreme Events Institute, FIU

Brian Latell, Ph.D., Senior Research Associate, Jack D. Gordon Institute for Public Policy, FIU

Frank Mora, Ph.D., Director, Kimberly Green Latin American and Caribbean Center, FIU

Dan Restrepo, Senior Fellow, Center for American Progress; and Former Director for Western Hemisphere Affairs, US National Security Council

*Speakers are subject to change.