The Goh Keng Swee Command and Staff College (GKS CSC) Seminar 2016 was held at SAFTI Military Institute in Singapore from 6 to 7 October 2016. Since its inception in 2010, GKS CSC Seminar has provided a unique and important forum on topics that are current and relevant to the education of military leaders. GKS CSC Seminar 2016 has continued to create knowledge that is useful to professional military education. It also provides opportunities for networking and professional exchange among participants and speakers. Throughout the two-day programme, participants attended a series of panel discussions that featured experts from both the academic and military professional communities. The theme for GKS CSC Seminar 2016 was “Changing Character of Conflict and the Challenges for the Armed Forces”. Some of the key topics discussed included Southeast Asian military modernisation, hybrid threats, the future of warfare, civil-military relations, and the whole-of-government approach towards security.
GKS CSC Seminar 2016 has played an important role in engaging key thinkers and military practitioners to discuss the key challenges of the changing characteristics of conflict. These challenges are further compounded by porous borders and technological advancements. It has provided an opportunity for participants to foster a better understanding of regional issues, and the challenges for the armed forces. Participants and speakers alike found the seminar useful and engaging.
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Last updated on 06/09/2018