Conferences and Workshops Organized

Workshops and Conferences Organized

On Wings of Peace: Aerospace Power in UN Operations, Canadian Forces Aerospace Warfare Centre, Trenton, June 15-16, 2011. (Co-chair of organizing committee and workshop) (presentations)

Global Law and Global Security, Fall Forum and Annual General Meeting, Canadian Pugwash Group, Canadian Forces College, Toronto, November 13-14, 2010. (Principal organizer). Invitation.

NATO, Afghanistan and Peacekeeping, Canadian Pugwash Group, Cartier Place Hotel, Ottawa, October 17, 2009.

Advancing Human Security: Science, Technology and Politics, 53rd International Pugwash Conference on Science and World Affairs, Halifax, July 15-23, 2003 (as member of Organizing Committee).

The Evolution of World Order: Building a Foundation for Peace in the Third Millennium, Ryerson Polytechnic University, June 5-8, 1997 (as Conference chair).

Compliance Systems for Disarmament Treaties: A Workshop on the Promotion and Enforcement of International Law, Trinity College, March 3-4, 1995. (Cosponsored by the Canadian Council for International Law, the Markland Group and the Univ. of Toronto International Relations Programme; W. Dorn, Coordinator).

Parliamentary Symposium on the Implementation of the Chemical Weapons Convention, Palais Bourbon, Paris, January 13-14 1993. Symposium was held at the French parliament in conjunction with the UNESCO signing ceremony of the Convention. It drew members from eighteen parliaments, as well as leading technical and legal experts. (Organized by a team led by W. Dorn at Parliamentarians for Global Action in New York, working closely with French authorities and French parliamentarians. Funded by the Rockefeller Foundation.)

Biological and Toxin Weapons Convention Workshop, Ryerson Polytechnic Institute, Toronto, June 19, 1991. Providing recommendations to selected state parties prior to the Third Review Conference for the Convention.

The Control of Chemical and Biological Weapons: Strengthening International Verification and Compliance Workshop, Ryerson Polytechnic Institute and the University of Toronto, Toronto, 1989.

Airborne and Space-based Surveillance for Arms Control Verification, Peacekeeping, Crisis Monitoring and Sovereignty Purposes Workshop, University of Toronto, 1987. (Business executives among the participants.)

Space-Based Surveillance Technologies for Arms Control, session at the biannual conference of the Canadian Air and Space Institute (CASI), Ottawa, 1987. (Co-organized with Dr. Larry Morley.)

Satellite and Airborne Surveillance for Arms Control Verification, Peacekeeping, Crisis Monitoring and Sovereignty, Department of Physics, University of Toronto, October 22, 1986.