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Sep 17, 2018




  • Berlin Security Conference

    17 t h C o n g r e s s o n E u r o p e a n S e c u r i t y a n d D e f e n c e


    27 28 November 2018Vienna House Andels BerlinLandsberger Allee 106D-10369 Berlin

    About the Congress:

    One of the largest yearly events on European Security and Defence

    Meeting place for up to 1 000 participants from more than

    50 countries

    International forum for members of parliament, politicians and

    representatives of the armed forces, security organisations and


    Partner in 2018: The Netherlands

    Former Partners: Russia, United Kingdom, Turkey, USA, France, Sweden

    Exhibition with companies from Europe and abroad

    Organised by the Germanys leading independent

    Newspaper for the Civil and Military Services

    Advisory Board

    Prof Ioan Mircea Pa s cu MEP, Vice-President of the European Parliament, former Defence Minister of Romania, Congress President BSC 2018

    Niels Annen MP, Minister of State, German Federal Foreign Office

    Michel Barnier Chief Negotiator, Head of Task Force under Article 50 TEU with UK, former Advisor of PresidentJuncker on Security and Defence, European Commission

    Wolfgang Hellmich MP, Chairman ofthe Defence Committee,German Bundestag

    Ambassador Ji r S edivyPermanent Represen-tative of the Czech Republic to NATO, former Minister ofDefence, CongressPresident BSC 2015 2017

    Dr Hans-Gert Pttering former President of theEuropean Parliament,Representative for European Affairs of the Konrad Adenauer Stiftung

    Dr Peter Tauber MP, Parliamentary State Secretary, German Federal Ministry of Defence

    Dr Karl von Wogau Secretary General ofthe Kangaroo Group,Congress PresidentBSC 2001 2011

    Robert Walter President of the Assembly of the WEU 2008 2011, President of the European Security and Defence Association (ESDA), Congress Presi-dent BSC 2012 2014

    European Security and Defence

    remaining Transatlantic,

    acting more European

    congress languages: English / German, main programme: in addition French

    status: 29 August 2018

    Associations cooperating with the Berlin Security Conference

    European Security and Defence AssociationAssociation europenne de scurit et de dfense

    CiDAN (Citizenship, Defence, Army, Nation) Association

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    08.00 Opening of the Exhibition / Registration08.45 Welcome to the Congress R. Uwe Proll, Publisher and Editor-in-Chief Behrden Spiegel Prof Ioan Mircea Pa s cu MEP, Vice-President of the European Parliament, former Defence Minister of Romania, Congress President BSC 2018

    09.00 OPENING OF THE CONFERENCE Opening Ceremony Stef Blok, Minister of Foreign Affairs, the Netherlands Dr Ursula von der Leyen, Minister of Defence, Germany

    10.00 Thinking through Integration Hein van Ameijden, Managing Director, Damen Schelde Naval Shipbuilding10.20 Keynote Speech Dr Karin Kneissl, Federal Minister for Europe, Integration and Foreign Affairs, Austria

    10.40 Europe facing Cyberwar 2.0 Jan Lindner, Vice President Northern Continental Europe, Panda Security11.00 Coffee Break

    11.30 HIGH-LEVEL DEBATE Europe on the way to a new Security and Defence Union from vision to reality!? Chair: Dr Hans-Gert Pttering, former President of the European Parliament, Respresentative for European Affairs of the Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung Introduction: Niels Annen MP, Minister of State, Federal Foreign Office, Germany Speakers: Elmar Brok MEP, former Chair of the Committee on Foreign Affairs, European Parliament Arnaud Danjean MEP, former Chair Subcommittee on Security and Defence (SEDE), European Parliament Sir Alan Duncan* MP, Minister of State for Europe, Foreign and Commonwealth Office, United Kingdom Andre Haspels, Director General Political Affairs, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, the Netherlands Dr Karin Kneissl*, Federal Minister for Europe, Integration and Foreign Affairs, Austria

    13.00 Luncheon / Buffet14.30 Panel Session > Panels A1 A716.00 Coffee Break16.30 European Security the Russian view Alexander Grushko, Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs, Russian Federation16.50 Future requirements, future programs and a new approach to industrial cooperation Giovanni Soccodato, Chief Strategy Officer, Leonardo17.10 Cooperative defence R&T in Europe a way ahead Jorge Domecq, Chief Executive, European Defence Agency (EDA) 17.30 Megatrends in Defence What are the disruptive technologies that will shape the future of defence? Ursula Morgenstern, Chief Executive Officer, Atos Deutschland

    17.50 FUTURE FORCES FORUM Technological Revolution in the Defence Sector an impetus for more European Cooperation Chair: Ambassador Ji r S edivy,, Permanent Representative of the Czech Republic to NATO Speakers: Prof Dr Jrgen Beyerer, Chairman Fraunhofer Group for Defense and Security (VVS), Director Fraunhofer IOSB Ron Cook, Managing Director, L3 Technologies UK Jorge Domecq, Chief Executive, European Defence Agency (EDA) Dr Thomas H. Killion, Chief Scientist, NATO Headquarters Vice Admiral Arie Jan de Waard, Director Defence Materiel Organisation and NL Armaments Director, Ministry of Defence, the Netherlands NN, Federal Ministry of Defence, Germany

    19.20 CIDAN/ESDA Ceremony European Award for Citizenship, Security and Defence20.00 Buffet / Networking 21.30 End of the first day

    Main Programme

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    Main Programme

    Wednesday, 28 Nov 2018

    08.00 Opening of the Exhibition08.30 Welcome to the 2nd Conference Day

    08.40 OPENING OF THE 2ND CONFERENCE DAY NN, High-Level Personality

    09.00 Keynote Industry NN, Raytheon

    09.20 HIGH-LEVEL INTERVIEW German Netherlands bilateral cooperation a blueprint for European multinational partnerships Rolf Clement, Editor for Security Policy, former Chief Editorial Staff, Deutschlandfunk with Barbara Visser, State Secretary, Netherlands Ministry of Defence Benedikt Zimmer, State Secretary, German Federal Ministry of Defence 10.00 Integration of supporting capabilities prospects for Europe Lieutenant General Martin Schelleis, Chief of German Joint Support Service10.20 Digital Transformation in large organisations Stefan Lutz, General Manager GBS DACH, IBM Global Business Services10.40 Coffee Break 11.00 The changing nature of threats to national security hybrid threats included Patricia Zorko MPA, Deputy National Coordinator for Security and Counter Terrorism, Director Cyber Security (NCTV), Ministry of Justice and Security, the Netherlands 11.20 The benchmark for European collaboration bridge to and central pillar of European FCAS key role in future battlespace Volker Paltzo, CEO Eurofighter Jagdflugzeuge GmbH11.40 Change room for Panel Session11.45 Panel Session > Panel B1 B713.15 Luncheon / Buffet14.30 Keynote Speech General Eberhard Zorn, Chief of Defence, Federal Ministry of Defence, Germany14.50 Keynote Speech Admiral Rob Bauer, Chief of Defence, Ministry of Defence, the Netherlands15.10 Implementation of a European Defence Union challenges for industry Dr Thomas Gottschild, CEO MBDA 15.30 HIGH-LEVEL MILITARY FORUM Deep Integration and Adaptive Armed Forces prospects for further European military integration Chair: Wolfgang Hellmich MP, Chairman Defence Committee, German Bundestag Speakers: Lieutenant General Leo Beulen, Commander of the Royal Netherlands Army Lieutenant General Jan Broeks, Director General International Military Staff NATO Lieutenant General Christopher Cavoli, Commanding General USAREUR Vice Admiral Andreas Krause, Chief of German Navy Lieutenant General Dennis Luyt, Commander of the Royal Netherlands Air Force Lieutenant General Esa Pulkkinen, Director General, EU Military Staff (EUMS) Lieutenant General Jrg Vollmer, Chief of German Army

    17.00 CLOSING REMARKS Prof Ioan Mircea Pa s cu, Congress President BSC 2018

    17.15 End of the Congress

    Chairman BSC 2018: Brigadier General (ret) Reimar Scherz Coordinator BSC 2018: Colonel (ret) Hubertus von Rohr









    * to be confirmed

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    Panel Programme

    27 November 2018

    PESCO a major step ahead for Europes Security!? Chair: Radu G. Magdin, Vice President Strategikon, Bucharest Introduction: Prof Dr Sergiu Nicolae Vintila , Political Advisor, European ParliamentPanellists: Arild Eikeland, Director International Security Policy, Defence cooperation and operations, Ministry of Defence, Norway Christoffer Jonker, Director International Affairs

    and Operations, Policy Department, Ministry of Defence, the Netherlands

    Marcin Kazmierski, Director International Security Policy Department, Ministry of National Defence, Poland

    Brigadier General (MC) Bruno Most, Director Multinational Medical Coordination Centre Ran Naor, CEO Ortech Defence Systems Ltd. Brigadier General Stefan Schulz*, Director for

    Security and Defence Policy, German Federal Ministry of Defence

    Military Mobility, Joint Support cross border solutions for force projection Chair: Lieutenant General Martin Schelleis, Chief of

    German Joint Support Service Introduction: NN, ...Panellists: Brigadier Duncan Bedding, Commander Standing

    Joint Logistics Suppor

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