Past eventResearch Event

The Security Jam

4 February 2010 - 12:00am to 9 February 2010 - 12:00am

Chatham House, London



The 'Security Jam' is an innovative online brainstorm that will take place between 4 and 9 February 2010. The Jam, jointly supported by NATO and the European Commission consists of 10 parallel forums which will address key security issues. The 5-day online session will bring together several thousand individuals from NGOs, civil society, security and defence practitioners, leading political and military figures, think-tanks, academics and journalists to contribute ideas to help build the policies that will shape our future.

The 10 parallel forums will address key security issues, from Climate Change to Relations with Russia and China, to Human Rights, Piracy, Afghanistan, Development and Crisis Management amongst others.

Subject Matter Experts, carefully selected by the Energy, Environment and Development Programme of Chatham House will be online at specific times throughout the Jam.

For a full schedule of their participation and chosen topics, please see the agenda below.

Organisers include: The Security and Defence Agenda, Chatham House, The Atlantic Council of the United States, the Global Humanitarian Forum, the Open Society Foundation, Stockholm International Peace Research Institute (SIPRI), Carnegie Europe, Barcelona Centre for International Studies (CIDOB), the Fondation pour la Recherche Stratégique, Bertelsmann Stiftung, the Geneva Centre for Security Policy, Friends of Europe, and in collaboration with IBM, the Munich Security Conference and Europe's World.

Further details about the virtual conference can be found on the Security Jam website at