Programme

 

This year’s theme was “From Assets to Services – Capability Delivery in the 21st Century.”

 

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MONDAY 24 MARCH 2014
 
0830 - 1700   6th AFCEA Europe Student Symposium at “POLITEHNICA” University of Bucharest
     
1000 - 1700   REGISTRATION OPEN
     
NATO C4ISR Industry Conference & TechNet International 2014
 

TUESDAY 25 MARCH 2014

 
0800 - 1630  

REGISTRATION OPEN - COFFEE ON ARRIVAL

 

Sponsored by 

     
1000 - 1630   EXHIBITION OPEN
     
0900  

Welcome and Conference Opening

MGEN Koen Gijsbers (Ret.), General Manager, NCI Agency and

MGEN Klaus-Peter Treche, DEU AF (Ret.), General Manager, AFCEA Europe

Welcome Address

- Mr. Victor-Viorel Ponta, Prime Minister of Romania

 

Keynote Speech

- Mr. Mircea Duşa, Minister of National Defence Romania

 

Keynote Speech

- Mr. Bogdan Lucian Aurescu, Secretary of State for Strategic Affairs, Ministry of Foreign Affairs

 

Keynote Speech

- Mr. Patrick Auroy, Assistant Secretary General for Defence Investment, NATO HQ

 

Keynote Speech

- Mr. Mihnea Cosmin Costoiu, Minister Delegate for Higher Education, Scientific Research and Technological Development, Romania

 

Keynote Speech

- Prof. Dr. Ioan Mircea Paşcu, Vice Chair Committee on Foreign Affairs, European Parliament

     
1030 - 1100   NETWORKING COFFEE BREAK IN EXHIBIT AREA
     
1100 - 1200  

Session Zero “Scene Setting - Operational Perspectives"

                       

“Strategic Context for C4ISR Business Opportunities”

- Major General Koen Gijsbers (Ret.), General Manager, NCI Agency

 

“NATO Air & Space Power…Quo vadis?”

- Lieutenant General Joachim Wundrak, DEU AF

 Executive Director Joint Air Power Competence Centre

“NATO Joint ISR”

- Major General Ludwig Leinhos, DEU AF, Director NATO HQ C3 Staff

                        

Q & A Period

     
1200 - 1330   NETWORKING LUNCH IN EXHIBIT AREA
     
1330 - 1500  

Session 1: C4ISR Business Opportunities “General Overview and Best Practice in Application and Infrastructure Areas”

Session Chair: Mr. Timothy Harp, Chairman NCI Agency Supervisory Board

 

“General Overview”

- Mr. Timothy Harp, Chairman NCI Agency Supervisory Board

 

“Overarching and Related Perspectives”

- Mr. Chuck Shawcross, Director Service Strategy, NCI Agency

 

“The Cooperation Between NCIOIC and NATO and the Agency”

- Mr. Wolfgang Glagla, NCOIC Executive Europe and NATO

 

“How to do Business with the NCI Agency”

- Mr. Peter Scaruppe, Director of Acquisition, NCI Agency

 

Industry Perspective

“Working with NATO & the NCI Agency – Tips & Experiences”

- Mr. Werner Pepermans, Global Account Manager NATO, CISCO Systems Inc.

     
1500 - 1530   NETWORKING COFFEE BREAK IN EXHIBIT AREA
     
1530 - 1630  

Session 1: C4ISR Business Opportunities “General Overview and Best Practice in Application and Infrastructure Areas” (Continued)

 

Education and Training

 

“Preparing for the Next Operation – Education and Training in the Information Age”

- Mr. David Burton, Chief Education and Training Service Line and Commander Richard Fear, Deputy Chief Education and Training Service Line, NCI Agency

 

“Industry Perspective – Importance of Education and Training”

- Mr. Kevin Brown, Executive, IBM Public Sector

 

“Cooperation with NATO/NCI Agency and Importance of Education and Training”

- Mr. Piotr Pluta, Senior Manager Corporate Affairs – Europe, CISCO Systems Inc.

                        

Panel/Q & A Period

     
1630   CLOSING
     
1745  

Networking Reception at The Palace of Parliament in partnership with:

  

     
     

WEDNESDAY 26 MARCH 2014

 
0800 - 1820  

REGISTRATION OPEN - COFFEE ON ARRIVAL 

 

Sponsored by 

     
1000 - 1820   EXHIBITION OPEN
     
0900  

Welcome and Conference Opening Day Two

MGEN Koen Gijsbers (Ret.), General Manager, NCI Agency and

MGEN Klaus-Peter Treche, DEU AF (Ret.), General Manager, AFCEA Europe

     
0905 - 0945  

Keynote Speech          

- LGEN Ştefan Dănilă, Chief of General Staff, MOD Romania

     
0945 - 1030  

Session 2: “New Generation C2 Services – from Afghan Mission Network to Federated Mission Network”

Session Chair: Mr. Leendert Van Bochoven, NATO and European Defence Leader, IBM         Public Sector (NLD)

 

“Federated Mission Networking – Learning & Applying the Lessons”

- Mr. John Palfreyman, Director – Defence & Intelligence, IBM (GBR)

                         

“Federated Mission Networking – A Practical Implementation of Network Enabled C2 Environments”

- Dr. Gernot Friedrich, Principal Enterprise Architect, Service Strategy/Service Engineering and Architecture Branch, NCI Agency

     
1030 - 1100   NETWORKING COFFEE BREAK IN EXHIBIT AREA
     
1100 - 1200  

Session 2: “New Generation C2 Services – from Afghan Mission Network to Federated Mission Network” (Continued)

                         

“Enabled Capability and Security in Military Federated Networks”

- M.Sc. Marco Salvietti, Senior Vice President, Defence Communications Systems, Selex ES

a Finmeccanica Company (ITA)

                         

“Innovative Solutions for Enhanced Situational Awareness”

- Mr. Daniel-Rui Felicio, CEO, Siemens Convergence Creators Holding GmbH (AUT)

                         

“A Tiered Architecture for Efficient Geospatial C2”

- Mr. Christoph De Preter, Chief Commercial Officer, Luciad (BEL)

Q & A Period

     
1215 - 1330   NETWORKING LUNCH IN EXHIBIT AREA
     
1330 - 1415  

Session 3: "C4ISR Business Opportunities" - Generic Overview for Breakout

Sessions I - V

Application Services

- General Guy Feat, Director, Application Services, NCI Agency

                       

BMD

- Mr. Gael Craver, Principal Programme Planner, NATO Ballistic Missile Defence Programme Office, NCI Agency

     
1415 - 1530  

Breakout Session I – “Command and Control Services” – Bucharest room 1st floor

- Dr. Paul Howland, Chief, Command and Control Services, NCI Agency

                         

Breakout Session II – “Joint Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance” – Bucharest room 1st floor

- Mr. Malcolm Green, Chief JISR, NCI Agency

                         

Breakout Session III – Ballistic Missile Defence Programme and Services – Luxemburg room 13th floor

- Mr. Andrew Dean, Deputy Programme Director, NATO Ballistic Missile Defense Programme

                         

Breakout Session IV – IT Modernisation – Moscow room 13th floor

- Dr. Peter Lenk, Chief IT Modernization Task Force, NCI Agency

 

Breakout Session V - ACQ related subjects and BOA Programme – Bruxelles room 13th floor

     
1530 - 1600   NETWORKING COFFEE BREAK IN EXHIBIT AREA         
     
1600 - 1820  

Session 4: “NATO Cloud”

Session Chair: Air Commodore Bruce Wynn OBE FBCS CITP (RAF Ret.), Freelance Cyber Consultant and member of AFCEA’s International Cyber Committee (GBR)

“Next Generation Deployable Communications for Military and Civil Operations”

- Air Commodore Andrew Warnes, RAF (Ret.), Head of Emergency Management and Public Safety, Transactional Sales Integrated Systems, Airbus Defence & Space (DEU)

  

“NATO’s Journey to the Cloud – Vision and Progress”

- Dr. Peter Lenk, Chief IT Modernization Task Force, NCI Agency

  

“Cloud Computing: Transforming to Cloud-Based Mission Services”

- Mr. Cameron Chehreh, Chief Technology Officer, Intelligence Solutions Division,  General Dynamics Information Technology (USA)

“Enabling Enterprise-Wide Cloud Computing in a Secure Environment”

- Mr. Mahesh Kalva, Chief Technology Officer, International & Tech Transition, Lockheed Martin IS&GS (GBR)

“Enabling Cloud Services in Complex Environments – Transition & Transformation is    Key”

- Dr. Michael Pauly, Senior Consultant, Product & Solution Marketing, T-Systems International GmbH (DEU)

“How Web Scale Infrastructures are Changing IT: Lessons from the Front Lines”

- Mr. Jan Ursi, Senior Director Nutanix EMEA (GBR)

 

Q & A Period

     
1820  

Conference and Exhibition Closing

     
1945   Conference Dinner at the National Military Circle
     
     

THURSDAY 27 MARCH 2014

 
0800 - 1540  

REGISTRATION OPEN -COFFEE ON ARRIVAL

 

Sponsored by    

     
1000 - 1540   EXHIBITION OPEN
     
0900  

Welcome and Conference Opening Day Three

MGEN Koen Gijsbers (Ret.), General Manager, NCI Agency and

MGEN Klaus-Peter Treche, DEU AF (Ret.), General Manager, AFCEA Europe
     
0905 - 1015  

Session 5 “Cyber Security”

Session Chair: Mr. Daniel Turner, Vice President, HP Enterprise Security Services (GBR)      

                         

“The Economic Imperative of Cyber Security”

- Mr. Daniel Turner, Vice President, HP Enterprise Security Services (GBR)

                         

“NATO’s Cyber Security Capabilities & Industry Opportunities – Building on Solid         Foundations”

- Mr. Ian West, Chief of Cyber Security Services and Mr. Frederic Jordan, Head Cyber Security Capability Development Branch, NCI Agency

“Collaborative Cyber Defense”

- Mr. Peder Jungck, Vice President and Chief Technology Officer, BAE Systems Intelligence & Security Sector (USA)

Q & A Period

     
1015 - 1045   NETWORKING COFFEE BREAK IN EXHIBIT AREA
     
1045 - 1200  

Session 5 “Cyber Security”(Continued)

 

“Towards Multinational Cyber Security”

- Mr. Holger Kalnischkies, Senior Business Development Manager, NATO, secunet Security Networks AG (DEU)

“2013-2014 Cyberespionage Trends and Implications”

- Mr. Costin Raiu, Director Global Research and Analysis Team, Kaspersky Lab (ROM)

“Managed Security Services – When? Why? By whom?”

- Mr. Tiberiu Urdareanu, CEO and President, UTI Grup (ROM)

Q&A Period 

     
1200 - 1330   NETWORKING LUNCH IN EXHIBIT AREA
     
1330 - 1415  

Session 6: “C4ISR Business Opportunities”  - Generic Overview for Breakout

Sessions VI - X

Infrastructure Services

- Dr. Peter Lenk, Chief IT Modernization Task Force, NCI Agency

                         

AIRC2

- Mr. Enzo Montalti, Programme Director, Air Command and Control (AirC2), NCI Agency

     
1415 - 1530  

Breakout Session VI – Core Enterprise Services – Amsterdam room 13th floor

- Dr. Peter Lenk, Chief IT Modernization Task Force, NCI Agency

 

Breakout Session VII – Network Services and IT Infrastructure – Strassbourg room 13th floor

- Mr. Malcolm Green, Chief JISR, NCI Agency

 

Breakout Session VIII – Cyber Security Services – Moscow room 13th floor

- Mr. Ian West, Chief of Cyber Security and Mr. Frederic Jordan, Head Cyber Security Capability Development Branch, NCI Agency

 

Breakout Session IX – AIRC2 Programme and Services – Luxemburg room 13th floor

- Mr. Enzo Montalti, Programme Director, Air Command and Control (AirC2), NCI Agency

 

Breakout Session X - ACQ related subjects and BOA Programme – Bruxelles room 13th floor

     
1530 - 1540  

Conclusions, Closing and Farewell

MGEN Koen Gijsbers (Ret.), General Manager, NCI Agency and

MGEN Klaus-Peter Treche, DEU AF (Ret.), General Manager, AFCEA Europe

     

NOTE THAT ON 26 AND 27 MARCH THERE WILL BE A ROOM (Bruxelles room 13th floor) DEDICATED TO “BOA PROGRAMME – BASIC ORDERING AGREEMENTS – INFORMATION TO INDUSTRY” WITH A PERSON AVAILABLE THROUGHOUT THE DAY TO PROVIDE INFORMATION TO ALL FIRMS.

     

NCI Agency and AFCEA Europe reserve the right to amend this programme as necessary, without separate notification, dependent upon speaker availability and any other such circumstances as may make alteration unavoidable.

 

The 2014 Industry Conference is a cooperative effort between AFCEA and the NCI Agency. AFCEA and the NCI Agency remain independent organizations. NCI Agency’s participation may not be construed as direct or indirect endorsement of AFCEA’s or any industry products and/or services.