On November 18, 2023 Pansophico CEO Gerald Tilk hosted an annual NATO-themed dinner with key NATO defense leaders on the sidelines of the Halifax International Security Forum.  Guests this year included Canadian Minister of National Defense William Blair, Lithuanian Minister of National Defense Arvydas Anusauskas, Canadian Assistant Deputy Defense Minister Genevieve Binet, Fourth President of Croatia Kolinda Grabar-Kitarovic, and other notable guests. Discussion centered on NATO’s continued relevance in world affairs and the expansion of membership to critical new European partners.