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SES 17-10: Senior Executive Seminar - 17-10

Senior Executive Seminar (SES)Resident Program



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BG Luigi Francavilla

Brigadier General Luigi Francavilla

Director, Senior Executive Seminar
George C. Marshall European Center for Security Studies

Brig. Gen. Luigi Francavilla is a professor of international security studies on the multinational faculty at the George C. Marshall European Center for Security Studies. Prior to his assignment here, General Francavilla was the 14th Commander of the Italian Army Aviation.

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Dr. Sam Mullins

Sam Mullins, Ph.D.

Academic Advisor, Senior Executive Seminar and Professor of Counterterrorism
George C. Marshall European Center for Security Studies

Dr. Sam Mullins is a Professor of Counterterrorism and the Academic Advisor for the Senior Executive Seminar at the George C. Marshall European Center for Security Studies. He arrived at the Marshall Center in October 2012 from the Centre for Transnational Crime Prevention (CTCP) at the University of Wollongong in Australia, where he is an honorary fellow.

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Colonel Knightstep

Colonel John H. Knightstep

Deputy Director, Senior Executive Seminar
George C. Marshall European Center for Security Studies

Currently, serves as a Military Professor, as well as the Deputy Director for the Seminar on Regional Security Studies and Deputy Director for the European Security Seminars at the George C. Marshall European Center for Security Studies. He arrived at the center in July of 2015.

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SFC Cedric Simpson

SFC Cedric Simpson

Event Coordinator, Senior Executive Seminar


“If we are together nothing is impossible. If we are divided all will fail.”

- Winston Churchill

SES 17-10: Essential Materials

Tuesday: 6 June 2017
SESSION 1: Global Migration in Perspective
SESSION 2: Migration as a Security Challenge

Wednesday: 7 June 2017
SESSION 3: Regional Focus - The Middle East and Africa
SESSION 4: Regional Focus - Europe

Thursday: 8 June 2017
SESSION 5: Long-Term Integration
SESSION 6: Towards Sustainable Solutions

Friday: 9 June 2017
Participant Panel Information

APPENDIX 1: Terminology
APPENDIX 2: Map. Global Migration Flows
APPENDIX 3: Map. Location of World’s Registered Refugees

About SES

The Senior Executive Seminar (SES) is an annual program focusing on a critical security issue of our time. This seminar is tailored to meet the needs of national ministers, ambassadors, legislators, admirals, general officers, and senior government officials.

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