Dr. Dorn's Teaching at the Pearson Peacekeeping Centre
LIVE, MOVE AND WORK: Technology and Engineering in Modern Peacekeeping
Course designed/co-created with Col. (ret'd) Dr. David Harries for military, police and civilian students. The course was run in 2000 and 2001 at the PPC in Cornwallis, Nova Scotia.
Technology modules: monitoring; positioning; communications & info tech (IT); geomatics; protection; and R&D.
Engineering modules: mobility; accommodation; emergency & special engineering; peace-building; weapons mgt & destr; non-lethal weapons; and land mines detection & demining.
Additional modules: the peacekeeping partnership; cultural aspects of peacekeeing; businesses and UN Procurement.
The two-week course included a technology demonstration from the Cooperative Monitoring Centre (Sandia National Labs) and a field trip to Canadian Forces Base Gagetown (where the capabilities of the Coyote reconnaissance vehicle was demonstrated). The course also ran the exercises: Ex Holdfast Transfer and Ex Tomorrow Never Dies.
Lectures in other PPC Courses, 1998-2002:
THE ADVANCED COURSE: Issues in Modern Peacekeeping
INTERDISCIPLINARY COOPERATION: The New Peacekeeping Partnership in Action
THE HUMANITARIAN CHALLENGE: Refugees and Displaced Persons
TO SECURE THE PEACE: Civil-Military Co-Operation in Modern Peacekeeping