Programme 2018

One day of in-depth discussions from inspirational speakers representing the leaders in defence strategies and technologies.

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Cercle de Lorraine, Brussels

6 December 2018

Welcome Coffee and Registration

Opening Keynote Session

Elżbieta Bieńkowska

EU Commissioner for Internal Market, Industry, Entrepreneurship and SMEs

Jens Stoltenberg

NATO Secretary-General

Panel 1 - Getting Closer to a Defence Union?

Jorge Domecq

EDA Chief Executive

Steven Vandeput

Minister of Defence of Belgium

Helga Schmid

EEAS Secretary-General

Coffee Break

Panel 2 - European Defence Fund - How to Fund Cooperative Capability Development?

Mario Kanusek

Minister of Defence of Austria

Ioan Mircea Pașcu

Member of the European Parliament

Lunch

Afternoon Session 1 - Challenges and Opportunities of the Transatlantic Defence Industrial Cooperation

Pierre Delsaux

Deputy Director General DG GROW

Camille Grand

NATO Assistant Secretary General for Defence Investment

Daniel Michaels

Moderator

Afternoon Session 2 - Cybersecurity and Cyber Defence Technology and Innovations

Kusti Salm

Estonia Ministry of Defence National Armaments Director

Afternoon Session 3 - How SMEs Can Break Defence Procurement Barriers?

Arturo Alfonso Meiriño

OCCAR Director

Teri Schultz

Moderator

Closing Keynote Session

300

Attendees

27

Speakers

12

Countries

4

Panels

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