RAND Europe Partners on Security Jam 2012

RAND Europe is partnering in the 2012 Security Jam, a massive online debate that will take place 19-23 March bringing together thousands of participants from around the world to find concrete solutions to global security issues. The Security Jam is organised with the European External Action Service, the European Commission, NATO Allied Command Transformation, the US Mission to NATO, and the support of several leading think-tanks.

Security Jam focuses the brain power of thousands of experts around the world on key security issues. Over five days participants will login to an online collaboration platform to discuss topics as diverse as strategic partnerships, crisis management, cyber-security and future capabilities. Leading subject-matter experts will focus discussions on producing concrete solutions. The most innovative recommendations will be presented to the NATO and EU leaderships ahead of the May 2012 Chicago summits.

The 2012 Security Jam is organised around eight forums: Future capabilities and technologies; International Cooperation; Forging strategic partnerships; Crisis management; Facing the cyber-challenge; Transnational & hybrid threats; Libya - Lessons learned; Afghanistan - Lessons learned.