Seminar Program

The Seminar at IDEAS serves as the widely attended interactive platform in the Asian region that present distinctive international outlook for the defence industry.

IDEAS-2018 Seminar will take place on 27th November 2018.

SEMINAR PROGRAMME : IDEAS-2018

“Emerging Geo-Political Environment and the Threat of Grey Hybrid Conflict : Pakistan's Perspective”


Chief Guest : CJCSC

MOC : sidra iqbal

Chair : Munir Akram Former Pakistan’s Permanent Rep to UN


Inaugural Session

1330-1425 hrs

Registration of participants

1430 hrs

Arrival of Chief Guest

1430-1435 hrs

Recitation from the Holy Quran

1435-1440 hrs

Welcome Address by DG DEPO

1440-1445 hrs

Address by Director General IPS

1448 hrs

Handing Over of the Proceedings to the Chair



Timing Topic Name of Speaker

1450-1505 hrs

21ST Century Great Power Contestation; A catalyst for Gray Hybrid Conflict

Mr. Javed Jabbar
Former Federal Minister

1505-1520 hrs

Economic Coercion within the Ambit of Grey Hybrid Conflict

Amb (Retd) Vladimir Imamovich Norov
Designate Secy Gen SCO Former Foreign Minister and head of institute for strategic and international studies under President Uzbekistan

1520-1535 hrs

Grey Hybrid Conflict: Pakistan’s Susceptibility Analysis

Lt Gen Naeem Khalid Lodhi, HI(M) (Retd)
Ex Defence Secretary, Pakistan

1535-1550 hrs

Grey Hybrid Conflict; Instrument of Contemporary Strategic Coercion

Ms. Cynthia McKinney
Former Congress Women, USA

1550-1605 hrs

Non-Geo Warfare (Space & Cyber): National Security Implications

Mr. Pasi Eronen
Lead Researcher for Foundation for Defence of Democracies USA

1605-1620 hrs

Lawfare: Legal Dimension of Grey Hybrid Warfare

Mr. Ahmar Bilal Soofi
International Law Expert, Pakistan

1620-1635 hrs

Q/A Session

1635-1640 hrs

Summing up of the proceedings by Chair

1640-1655 hrs

Keynote address by CJCSC

1655-1700 hrs

Vote of thanks by DG DEPO

1700-1705 hrs

Gift / Souvenir for Chief Guest and speakers and group photo

Note: Running Hi-Tea