Since 1966 – International School on Disarmament and Research on Conflicts – Italian Pugwash Group

Detailed Program

Saturday, 3 August 2002

PARTICIPANTS ARRIVAL

Sunday, 4 August 2002

09:00 – 09:30   Opening
CARLO SCHAERF
Opening Remarks

09:30 – 11:00   Session 01 CHAIR: CARLO SCHAERF
GARY CHAPMAN
Cyberwar and Netwar
11:00 – 11:15  COFFEE BREAK

11:15 – 12:45   Session 02 CHAIR: MIEKE MASSINK
VITALY TSYGICHKO
Cyber weapons as new means of combat. Classification of Cyber Weapons
12:55 SHARP  LUNCH
15:30   COFFEE

16:00 – 17:30   Session 03 CHAIR: DIEGO LATELLA
MOSHE VARDI
The Information Revolution: Reality or Hype
17:30 ­ 17:45  BREAK

17:45 – 19:15  Session 04 CHAIR: MIRCO ELENA
MIKE MOORE
RMA and Space Weaponization. From force enhancement to global engagement
19:30 SHARP  DINNER

Monday, 5 August 2002

09:00 – 10:30   Session 05 CHAIR: GARY CHAPMAN
AHMED HASHIM
The Theory and Practice of the RMA and its Development in t the United States
10:30 – 10:45   COFFEE BREAK

10:45 – 12:15   Session 06 CHAIR: MOSHE VARDI
KEVIN O’BRIEN
Intelligence Collection for Asymmetric Threats
12:45    LUNCH
15:30   COFFEE

16:00 ­ 17:30   Session 07 CHAIR: GIULIANO COLOMBETTI
VITALY TSYGICHKO
Cyber weapons and how they transform the entire traditional paradigm of warfare
17:30 ­ 17:45   BREAK

17:45 – 19:15   Session 08 CHAIR: MIKE MOORE
OLIVIER MINKWITZ
Cyberwar and Arms Control: Implications, Policies and Outlooks
19:30    DINNER

Tuesday, 6 August 2002

09:00 – 10:30   Session 09 CHAIR: AHMED HASHIM
DMITRY CHERESHKIN
New security challanges in the Information Age.
10:30 ­ 11:00   COFFEE BREAK

11:00 – 12:30   Session 10 CHAIR: VITALY TSYGICHKO
STEPHANIE LANZ
How Has Information Technologies Changed The Way Terrorist Do Business
12:45   LUNCH
15:30    COFFEE

16:00 ­ 17:30   Session 11 CHAIR: DMITRY CHERESHKIN
KEVIN O’BRIEN
Information Operations in the Kosovo War
17:30 ­ 17:45  BREAK

17:45 – 19:15  Session 12 CHAIR: PAOLO CAROSSINI
GERT HARIGEL
National Missile Defense:
When computers make the impossible become reality
19:30   DINNER

Wednesday, 7 August 2002

09:00 – 10:30   Session 13 CHAIR:  VITALY TSYGICHKO
ERIC ROBERTS
What makes software difficult?
10:30 – 11:00  COFFEE BREAK

11:00 – 12:30  Session 14 CHAIR: STEPHANIE LANZ
SEYMOUR GOODMAN
The international dimensions of conflict in cyberspace and possible forms of international cooperation to deal with it
12:45   LUNCH
AFTERNOON  FREE
19:30    DINNER

Thursday, 8 August 2002

                ISODARCO — IRST    Workshop

09:00 – 09:30   Opening
LUIGIA CARLUCCI AIELLO – Director of IRST
CARLO SCHAERF – Director of ISODARCO

09:30 – 11:00   Session 15 CHAIR: GARY CHAPMAN
DMITRY CHERESHKIN & PETER NEUMANN
Security of the critically important sectors of a national information infrastructure.
11:00 – 11:15  BREAK

11:15 – 12:45  Session 16 CHAIR: DIEGO LATELLA
AHMED HASHIM
The RMA outside of the United States
12:45   LUNCH
14:45 – 16:45   Guided visit at IRST laboratories

16:45 – 18:15  Session 17 CHAIR: MIEKE MASSINK
ADOLFO VILLAFIORITA
Capabilities and limits of (digital) critical systems
20:00 –    DINNER

Friday, 9 August 2002

MORNING  FREE
12:45    LUNCH
15:30   COFFEE

16:30 – 18:00   Session 18 CHAIR: LI HUA
PETER NEUMANN
Risks of Computer-Related Technology
18:30   THE BUS TO VERONA LEAVES

Saturday, 10 August 2002

10:30 – 12:00  Session 19 CHAIR: SHU YUAN HSIEH
CINDY WILLIAMS
Paying for the RMA
12:15 SHARP  LUNCH
15:30   COFFEE

16:00 ­ 17:30  Session 20 CHAIR: MIEKE MASSINK
SIMON DAVIES
September 11th, one year on: turning crisis into opportunity?
19:30 SHARP  DINNER

Sunday, 11 August 2002

09:00 – 10:30   Session 21 CHAIR: JEFF PORTEN
MASSIMO MAURO
European Union policy and initiatives in the area of cyberthreats and cybercrime in general 
10:30 ­ 10:45  COFFEE BREAK

10:45 – 12:15   Session 22 CHAIR: JOELIEN PRETORIUS
LI HUA
Vulnerability of C3I: An Effective Deterrent to Prevent Strategic Conflict
12:30 SHARP  LUNCH
15:30   COFFEE

16:00 – 17:30   Session 23 CHAIR: BRUCE LARKIN
RALF BENDRATH
Civil-military relations in the information age
17:30 ­ 17:45  BREAK

17:45 – 19:15  Session 24 CHAIR: GARY CHAPMAN
PANEL DISCUSSION
GARY CHAPMAN, SIMON DAVIES, ERIC ROBERTS
Privacy after September 11th
19:30 SHARP DINNER

Monday, 12 August 2002

09:00 – 10:30  Session 25 CHAIR: DAVID CARLTON
CINDY WILLIAMS
Rewarding and Managing All-Volounteer Militaries in the
Information Age
10:30 – 11:00  COFFEE BREAK

11:00 – 12:30  Session 26 CHAIR: STEVE WRIGHT
GUS HOSEIN
Not about Cybercrime:
International Cooperation and Regulatory Arbitrage in
Criminal Matters
12:45    LUNCH
15:30   COFFEE

16:00 – 17:30   Session 27 CHAIR: PAUL GUINNESSY
GEORG SCHOEFBAENKER
Why Arms Control matters. Proposals how to implement existing arms control regimes in the IT-Age

17:45 ­ 19:15  Session 28 CHAIR: GIULIANO COLOMBETTI
PANEL DISCUSSION
ANTONIO CASTELLI, MASSIMO MAURO,
MIKE MOORE, CARLO SCHAERF
The RMA and the Italian Dilemmas
19:30   DINNER

Tuesday, 13 August 2002

PARTICIPANTS DEPARTURE