August 21-22, 2012 Cyberia: Identity, Cyberspace and National Security

Cyberia: Identity, Cyberspace and National SecurityOn August 21-22, 2012 the Asia-Pacific Center for Security Studies (APCSS) in Singapore organized a workshop in Asia-Pacific Cyberia: Identity, Cyberspace and National Security.  Professor Acharya was the Keynote Speaker.  The goals of the workshop were to

  • enable a well-founded conversation about regional threats from identity-based movements
  • develop a common frame of reference to build a shared understanding of current actors, challenges and opportunities to cope with such threats
  • stimulate thinking related toward strengthening and integrating whole of government approaches that mitigate violence resulting from identity-based extremism
  • build common perspectives and capacities of participating countries to respond more effectively to challenges
  • outline the next steps needed to improve cooperative security initiatives related to the issue of identity-based extremism

The full program of the event can be found here