Johns Hopkins SAIS to host “Defense and Security in the Baltic Sea” with Swedish Defense Minister Peter Hultqvist on Wednesday, May 9, 2018

MEDIA ADVISORY
 
“Defense and Security in the Baltic Sea” with Peter Hultqvist, Swedish Minister for Defense, will be hosted at the Johns Hopkins University School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS).
 
The event is presented by the Dean’s Forum at Johns Hopkins SAIS.
 
Speaker
Peter Hultqvist
Minister for Defense, Sweden
 
Moderator
Dr. Thomas Rid
Professor of Strategic Studies, Johns Hopkins SAIS
 
Time and Date
1:30 – 2:30 p.m.
Wednesday, May 9, 2018
 
Location
Johns Hopkins SAIS

Kenney Herter Auditorium
1740 Massachusetts Avenue, NW
Washington, DC 20036
 
Registration
The event is open to the public and media, with registration. Members of the working press can request to cover the event by selecting “Media” on the online registration form. Final media access will be confirmed at least one day prior to the event. Pre-authorized camera setup will only be permitted from 12:30 – 1:30 p.m.
 
Media Contact
Stacy A. Anderson
Communications Manager
Johns Hopkins SAIS
202.663.5620 office
202.853.7983 mobile
sande100@jhu.edu
 
About the Speaker
Peter Hultqvist has served as Swedish Minister for Defense since 2014. He is a member and part of the Executive Committee of the Swedish Social Democratic Party. Hultqvist was elected to the Swedish Parliament in 2006. He served as the group leader in the Parliamentary Committee on the Constitution from 2010 to 2011.
 
From 2011 to 2014, Hultqvist was the Chairman of the Parliamentary Committee on Defense, as well as the Defense Commission. Before he was elected to the Parliament, he was a Municipal Commissioner for 17 years in the county of Borlänge. He began his career as a journalist.
 
About Johns Hopkins SAIS
A division of Johns Hopkins University, the School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS) is a global institution that offers students an international perspective on today's critical issues. For nearly 75 years, Johns Hopkins SAIS has produced great leaders, thinkers, and practitioners of international relations. Public leaders and private sector executives alike seek the counsel of the faculty, whose ideas and research inform and shape policy. Johns Hopkins SAIS offers a global perspective across three campus locations: Bologna, Italy; Nanjing, China; and Washington, D.C. The school’s interdisciplinary curriculum is strongly rooted in the study of international economics, international relations, and regional studies, preparing students to address multifaceted challenges in the world today.
 
For more information, visit sais-jhu.edu or @SAISHopkins
 
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Date: 
Wednesday, May 2, 2018