Debating defence from the industry perspective

Be part of an open debate with business leaders, policy-makers, journalists and academia and discuss the current security trends and the future of the European defence industry. 

The European Defence Industry Summit is supported by the European Business Summit

 

SPEAKERS 2017
 Federica Mogherini
Federica Mogherini

High Representative of the EU for..

European Commission

 Elżbieta Bieńkowska
Elżbieta Bieńkowska

EU Commissioner for Internal Market,..

European Commission

 Jorge Domecq
Jorge Domecq

Chief Executive

European Defence Agency

 Camille Grand
Camille Grand

Assistant Secretary General for Defence..

NATO

 Fabrizio Luciolli
Fabrizio Luciolli

President

The Atlantic Treaty Association (ATA)

 David Bond
David Bond

Security and Defence Editor

Financial Times

 Giedrimas Jeglinskas
Giedrimas Jeglinskas

Vice-Minister of National Defence

Government of the Republic of Lithuania

 Teri Schultz
Teri Schultz

Freelance Reporter

NPR & Deutsche Welle

 Christina Wilén
Christina Wilén

Deputy Director Ministry of Defence

Government of the Kingdom of Sweden

 Chris Lombardi
Chris Lombardi

Vice-President, European Business..

Raytheon

 Rudy Priem
Rudy Priem

Director, Security - Defense - Space..

UTC

 Pierre Delsaux
Pierre Delsaux

Deputy Director General DG GROW

European Commission

 Jerzy Kwieciński
Jerzy Kwieciński

Secretary of State, Ministry of..

Government of Poland

 Brooks Tigner
Brooks Tigner

EU/NATO Affairs

Jane's Defence Weekly

 Gunnar Muent
Gunnar Muent

Director of Innovation and..

European Investment Bank

 Arturo Alfonso-Meiriño
Arturo Alfonso-Meiriño

Director General

OCCAR

 George Sharkov
George Sharkov

Adviser on Cyber Defense, Ministry of..

Goverment of Bulgaria

 Jaanus Tamm
Jaanus Tamm

CEO

Defendec

 Octávia Frota
Octávia Frota

Senior Advisor on Aerospace, Defense..

Takeaways from the first EDIS edition

Throughout the day, speakers and defence experts in the audience exchanged views on a broad spectrum of themes such as EU-NATO strategic partnership, development of defence equipment and technologies and the European Security and Defence Union. 

Did you miss last year's EDIS? Not to worry! Here is the note summarising key elements of the discussion written by Armida van Rij, Policy Researcher, Security and Defence Policy at the Policy Institute at King's College London. 

The EDIS team also invites you to read the Q&A with Chris Lombardi, Vice President, Business Development Europe at Raytheon International. 

Do you wish to have a quick look at the topics discussed? Take a look at the EDIS highlights for 2017.

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How to get involved

Are you interested in partnering for the European Defence Industry Summit? 
Do you have any questions regarding the program? 
 
Please contact Bartosz Lasota - Business Development Manager at bl@ebsummit.eu
 

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