North American Arctic Forum - 24 and 26 March 2021



Event Agenda


Hosted by:

  • Norwich University
  • North American Arctic Defence and Security Network (NAADSN)
  • Center for Arctic Security & Resilience (CASR)
  • Royal Military College of Canada (RMC)
  • Collège militaire royal de Saint-Jean (CMR)

The event is a student forum on the North American Arctic co-hosted with Norwich University Peace and War Center, in cooperation with the Royal Military College (RMC), Collège militaire royal de Saint-Jean (CMR) and University of Alaska Fairbanks, Center for Arctic Security and Resilience (CASR). The students come from several different North American service academies. At either the undergraduate or graduate level, students have taken on semester-long assignments as part of preparation and participation in the event, which will also require final products as part of the curriculum as well as a report to sponsoring officials.


Keynote Speaker - 24 March 2021: Lieutenant General Alain Pelletier, RFAC - Deputy Commander of the North American Aerospace Defense Command (NORAD)

Lt-Gen Pelletier

Special Guest Speaker - 24 March 2021: Jon Elvedal Fredriksen, Norwegian Ambassador to Canada

Ambassador Fredriksen

Keynote Speaker - 26 March 2021: Lieutenant General David Krumm, USAF - Commander of Alaskan Command, 11th AF, and Alaska NORAD Region (ANR)

LtGen Krumm