IISS Manama Dialogue 2017 Agenda - Updated on Sunday 10 December

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All events took place at The Ritz-Carlton, Bahrain Hotel & Spa.

Plenary sessions were on the record; special sessions were off the record.

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FRIDAY 8 DECEMBER

All Day

Bilateral meetings between ministers and officials

17.00 – 18.30

IISS–C5 Special Workshop

Cyber Security Innovation and the Middle East

Chair: Sean Kanuck, Director of Future Conflict and Cyber Security, IISS

19.00 – 20.00

SKY NEWS ARABIA OPENING TELEVISED PLENARY

After Mosul and Raqqa: Stabilising the Middle East, and Fighting Terrorism and Extremism Worldwide

Dr Ibrahim Al Jaafari, Minister of Foreign Affairs, Iraq
HRH Prince Turki Al Faisal Al Saud, Chairman of the Board, King Faisal Center for Research and Islamic Studies, Saudi Arabia
Yenny Zannuba Wahid, Director, The Wahid Foundation, Indonesia

20.00 – 21.00

Reception

21.00 – 23.00

Opening Dinner and Special Address

Host: HRH Prince Salman bin Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa, Crown Prince of the Kingdom of Bahrain, Deputy Supreme Commander and First Deputy Prime Minister, Kingdom of Bahrain
Keynote Speech: Sir John Jenkins, Corresponding Executive Director, IISS-Middle East

SATURDAY 9 DECEMBER

09.20 – 09.30

Opening of the Summit

Dr John Chipman, Director-General and Chief Executive, IISS

09.30 – 11.00

First Plenary Session

Creating a Stable Regional Security Architecture

Ayman Safadi, Minister of Foreign Affairs and Expatriates, Jordan
Sh Khalid bin Ahmed Al Khalifa, Minister of Foreign Affairs, Bahrain
General (Retd) David Petraeus, Chairman, KKR Global Institute; former Director, Central Intelligence Agency, US

11.00 – 11.30

Break

11.30 – 13.00

Second Plenary Session

Political and Military Responses to Extremism in the Middle East

Gavin Williamson, Secretary of State for Defence, UK
Faleh Al Fayad, National Security Adviser, Iraq
Dr Anwar Mohammad Gargash, Minister of State for Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, UAE

13.00 – 15.00

Private Lunch for Delegation Leaders

Lunch for all other Delegates

15.00 – 17.00

Private audience for delegation leaders with HM King Hamad bin Isa Al Khalifa

Bilateral meetings between ministers and officials

17.00 – 17.30

Break

17.30 – 19.00

Third Plenary Session

Evolving International Partnerships in the Middle East

Taro Kono, Minister of Foreign Affairs, Japan
Mobashar Jawed Akbar, Minister of State for External Affairs, India
Sayyid Badr bin Hamad Al Busaidi, Secretary-General, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Oman

SUNDAY 10 DECEMBER

09.30 – 11.00

Simultaneous Special Sessions

Group I: Prospects for Conflict Resolution and Reconstruction in Syria and Yemen

Chair: Sir John Jenkins, Corresponding Executive Director, IISS-Middle East
Abdulmalik Al Mikhlafi, Foreign Minister and Deputy Prime Minister, Yemen
Ramzy E Ramzy, Deputy Special Envoy for Syria, UN
Ümit Yalçın, Undersecretary for Middle East and Asia-Pacific Affairs, Turkey

Group II: The Future of Iraq

Chair: Professor Toby Dodge, Consulting Senior Fellow for the Middle East, IISS; Director, Middle East Centre, London School of Economics and Political Science
Dr Salim Al Jabouri, Speaker, Parliament of Iraq
Falah Mustafa Bakir, Head, Department of Foreign Relations, Kurdistan Regional Government
Dr Mesut Özcan, Director, Diplomatic Academy, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Turkey
Colonel Joel Rayburn, Senior Director for Iran, Iraq, Syria, and Lebanon, National Security Council, US

Group III: International Campaign Against Terrorism

Chair: John Raine, Senior Adviser for Geo-Political Due Diligence, IISS
General Joseph Votel, Commander, US Central Command, US
General Zubair Mahmood Hayat, Chairman, Joint Chiefs of Staff Committee, Armed Forces, Pakistan
Air Chief Marshal Sir Stuart Peach, Chief of the Defence Staff, UK
Major General Mohammed El Keshky, Assistant Minister of Defence, Egyptian Armed Forces

Group IV: The Security Imperative of Economic Reform

Chair: Dr Nicholas Redman, Director of Editorial; Editor, Strategic Survey and Adelphis, IISS
Khalid Al Rumaihi, Chief Executive Officer, Bahrain Economic Development Board, Bahrain
Dr Rola Dashti, Chairman, Higher Planning Council, Faro International; former State Minister for Planning and Development, Kuwait
Alia Moubayed, Director of Geo-Economics and Strategy, IISS
Dr Karen Young, Senior Resident Scholar, Arab Gulf States Institute, US

11.00 – 11.30

Break

11.30 – 13.00

Concluding Plenary Session

Regional Conflicts and Terrorism: Policy Options

Professor Toby Dodge, Consulting Senior Fellow for the Middle East, IISS; Director, Middle East Centre, London School of Economics and Political Science
John Raine, Senior Adviser for Geo-Political Due Diligence, IISS
Emile Hokayem, Senior Fellow for Middle East Security, IISS

13.00 – 14.30

Farewell Lunch for all Delegates