Speakers

  • Jan Borkowski
    POLAND

    Secretary of State at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Republic of Poland

  • Michel Barnier
    European Union

    Commissioner for Internal Market and Services, European Commission 

  • Pierre VIMONT
    European Union

    Executive Secretary General, European External Action Service (EEAS)

  • Jaap de Hoop Scheffer
    NETHERLANDS

    SDA co-president and former NATO Secretary General

  • Claude-France ARNOULD
    European Union

    Chief Executive, European Defence Agency (EDA) 

  • Franziska Katharina Brantner
    GERMANY

    Member of the Committee on Foreign Affairs, European Parliament

  • Daniel Calleja Crespo
    European Union

    Deputy Director General and Special Envoy for SMEs, European Commission

  • Olivier DARRASON
    FRANCE

    Chairman of CEIS

  • Yves de Kermabon
    European Union

    Counsellor, European External Action Service (EEAS)

  • Admiral Anne-François de Saint Salvy
    FRANCE

    Commander of the Atlantic maritime zone, France

  • Pierre Defraigne
    BELGIUM

    Executive Director, Madriaga-College of Europe Foundation

  • Francis Delon
    FRANCE

    Secretary General, General Secretariat for Defence and National Security, France

  • Axel DYEVRE
    FRANCE

    Director Defence & Security, CEIS

  • Christian Ehler, MEP
    European Union

    Member of the Subcommittee on Security and Defence, European Parliament

  • H.E. Mr. Jean-Louis Falconi
    FRANCE

    PSC Ambassador, Permanent Representation of France to the EU

  • Florika Fink-Hooijer
    European Union

    Head of Cabinet of Kristalina Georgieva, EU Commissioner for International Cooperation, Humanitarian Aid and Crisis Response

  • Beate Gminder
    European Union

    Head of Unit for Maritime Policy, European Commission DG Maritime Affairs and Fisheries

  • Michael Hange
    GERMANY

    President, Federal Office for Information Security (BSI)

  • Romuald Hoffmann
    POLAND

    Director of the Information Technology and Communication Department, Ministry of the National Defence, Republic of Poland

  • Brig. Gen. Ilkka Laitinen
    European Union

    Executive Director, European Agency for the Management of Operational Cooperation (FRONTEX)

  • Pascal Legai
    European Union

    Deputy Director of the European Union Satellite Centre (EUSC)

  • Hilmar Linnenkamp
    GERMANY

    Adviser on International Security, Stiftung Wissenschaft und Politik (SWP)

  • François Lureau
    FRANCE

    Member of the EDA Wisemen group and former National Armaments Director, France

  • Ange Mancini
    FRANCE

    Intelligence Coordinator, Office of the President, France 

  • Giles Merritt
    BELGIUM

    Director, Security & Defence Agenda (SDA)

  • Agostino Miozzo
    European Union

    Managing Director for Crisis Response and Operational Coordination, European External Action Service (EEAS) 

  • Jonathan Mullin
    European Union

    Director of Capabilities, European Defence Agency (EDA)

  • Beata Peksa-Krawiec
    POLAND

    PSC Ambassador, Permanent Representation of Poland to the EU

  • Steve Purser
    European Union

    Head of the Technical Department, European Network and Information Security Agency (ENISA)

  • Gen. Jean Rannou
    FRANCE

    Director of Security and Defence, CEIS

  • Felix Sanz Roldan
    SPAIN

    Director, National Intelligence Centre, Ministry of Defence, Spain 

  • IGA Pierre Schanne
    FRANCE

    Secretary General for Armament Systems Architecture, French Délégation Générale de l'Armement

  • Frederik SCHUMANN
    BELGIUM

    Consultant, CEIS

  • Ivan Soltanovskiy
    RUSSIAN FEDERATION

    Director of European Cooperation, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Russia

  • Olivier Zajec
    FRANCE

    Deputy Director, Strategic Forecasting Department. CEIS

  • Claus Haugaard Sørensen
    European Union

    Director General for Humanitarian Aid & Civil Protection (ECHO), European Commission

  • Col. Thomas Toussaint
    FRANCE

    Commander, French Armed Forces

  • Lt. Gen. Ton Van Osch
    European Union

    Director General, European External Action Service (EEAS)

  • Karl von Wogau
    GERMANY

    Secretary General of the European Security Foundation and founder of the Kangaroo Group

  • Rear Admiral Stanislaw Zarychta
    POLAND

    Commander of Maritime Operations Centre, Polish Navy