Tuesday, 15 May, 2018

09.00
Registration
09.30
Welcome Addresses


Simos Anastasopoulos, President, American-Hellenic Chamber of Commerce

Symeon Tsomokos, Managing Director, Symeon G. Tsomokos S.A.

Elias Spirtounias, Executive Director, American-Hellenic Chamber of Commerce

10.00
Opening Addresses


Panos Kammenos, Minister of National Defence 

Nikolaos Toskas, Alternate Minister of Citizen Protection 

10.30
Keynote Addresses

H.E. Geoffrey Pyatt, Ambassador of the United States of America to the Hellenic Republic

Vassilis Kikilias, MP, Shadow Minister for Defense, New Democracy Party  

11.00
Session 1 | East Med Security Challenges: Building strong defense ties

Chair:  Panayiotis Tsakonas, Professor of Security Studies, University of the Aegean & President of the BoD, Center for Security Studies (KE.ME.A)

Ioannis Amanatidis, Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs

George Koumoutsakos, MP, Shadow Foreign Minister, New Democracy Party

Thanos Dokos, Director General,Hellenic Foundation for European and Foreign Policy

Constantinos Filis, Director of Research Programs, Institute of International Relations

  

Q & A SESSION

12.00
Networking Coffee Break
12.30
Session 2 - Discussion | Managing the Downturn: How the Greek defense industry can overcome the obstacles and achieve sustainability through its productive reconstruction


Chair: Alexia Tasouli, Military Correspondent

 

Vice Admiral (HN) ret. Kyriakos Kyriakides, Director General, General Directorate for Defense Investments and Armaments (GDDIA)  

Zacharias Gkikas, Chairman of BoD, Hellenic Aerospace Industry

Vice Admiral George Roidis, Chairman, Hellenic Defence Systems 

Tassos Rozolis, President, Hellenic Manufacturers of Defense Material Association (SEKPY)  


Dr. Sterghios Topis, Director - Products & Solutions, IDE - INTRACOM Defense Electronics 

 

Q & A SESSION

13.45
SESSION 3 | The Future of Warfare: The role of advanced technologies


Adapting Military training to modern capabilities


Chair: Konstantinos Loukopoulos, Lieutenant General (ret), Defence Analyst, Coordinator and Chief Editor for Defence and Diplomacy -columnist in liberal.gr


Dr Grigorios Koutsogiannis CEng, Int’l Business Development Director–Middle East and Africa, Lockheed Martin

Athanassios Platias, Professor of Strategy, University of Piraeus

Konstantinos Lambropoulos, Assistant Fellow Geneva Center for Security Policy, Associate KEMEA & ELIAMEP

14.30
Light Luncheon
15.15
Session 4 | Immigration Policy and Homeland Protection

Chair:  Sofia Nikolaou, Lawyer, Supreme Court of Justice | Member of the Athens Bar Association


Rena Dourou, Governor, Region of Attica

Petros Mastakas, Associate Protection Officer, UNHCR Greece

Triantafyllos Karatrantos, Senior Research Advisor, Center for Security Studies (KEMEA), Lecturer, National Security School of Greece

 

Q & A SESSION

16.00
Session 5 | Defending against Cyber Attacks

Chair:  Konstantinos Lambropoulos, Assistant Fellow Geneva Center for Security Policy, Associate KEMEA & ELIAMEP 


Spyros Papageorgiou, Navy Captain,Commander & Director, Cyber Defence Directorate, Hellenic National Defence General Staff

Georgios Papaprodromou, Police Colonel, Forensic Document Examiner, Director of Cyber Crime Division, Hellenic Police

Director, National Authority Against Electronic Attacks (NAAEA), National CERT

Panos Dimitriou, CTO & Co-Founder, ENCODE  

Dimitris Kavallieros & Dr. Georgios Kioumourtzis, Research Associates, KE.ME.A.

 

Q & A SESSION

17.00
End of Exposec DefenseWorld 2018