Banner for Thumnail for CAAR Conference featured speaker Johnathan Berkshire Miller

The theme for the 2023 CAAR Conference is Challenges and Opportunities Ahead.

Jonathan is an international affairs professional with expertise on security, defense and geo-economic issues in the Indo-Pacific. He has held a variety of positions in the private and public sector. Currently, he is a senior fellow with the Japan Institute of International Affairs (JIIA). Miller is also director and senior fellow of the Indo-Pacific program at the Ottawa- 2/2 based Macdonald Laurier Institute, Senior Fellow on East Asia for the Tokyo-based Asian Forum Japan and the Director and co-founder of the Council on International Policy. He also holds appointments as Canada’s ASEAN Regional Forum Expert and Eminent Person (EEP).

Miller previously spent nearly a decade working on economic and security issues related to Asia with the Canadian federal government and worked both with the foreign ministry and the security community. He regularly attends track 1.5 and track 2 dialogues in the region and lectures to universities, think-tanks, corporations and others across the AsiaPacific region on security and defense issues. He regularly consults, provides advice and presents to the private sector, multilateral organizations and governments on regional geopolitics.

Jonathan is a regular contributor to several journals, magazines and newspapers on AsiaPacific security issues. He will undoubtedly provide valuable insights to those attending the conference.

More speakers will be announced in the coming weeks as details are finalized.  Stay informed on CAAR Conference announcements on, future issues of the CAAR Network, and Twitter (@CdnAgRetail).

The Conference Committee has worked diligently to secure insightful presentations, but there is still time to provide suggestions for speaker topics or general conference ideas.  Please contact Mitch at 204-989-9303.


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