European Cyber Defence Industry Conference
26 February 2019, Tallinn
09:00-09:30 Registration and welcome coffee
This session will look into opportunities and challenges of the Cyber Defence industry in Europe. It will also explore the boundaries between Cyber Defence and Cyber Security, technological priorities for the EU and cooperation between small and large companies.
Heli Tiirmaa Klaar, Estonian Ambassador for Cyber Security
Angelo Tofalo, Undersecretary of State for Defence, Italy (tbc)
Martin Ruubel, President, Guardtime
Pablo Gonzales, NATO & EU Defence Programs director, Indra
Jean-Manuel Erades, Vice-President & Cybersecurity Program Director, Naval Group (tbc)
11:15-11:45 Coffee break and Networking
11:45-13:00 Panel session II: EU Funding for Cyber Defence
This session will focus on opportunities for funding research and development projects offered by programmes such as the European Defence Fund and European Structural and Investment Funds. It will feature some successful case-studies and examples of regional cooperation.
Paul Anciaux, Policy Officer Defence Industry, European Commission
Oliver Väärtnou, CEO, Cybernetica
Nicolas Imbert, Policy Officer on Defence and Cyber Defence, European Commission
Fabio Cocurullo, Head of Engineering, Leonardo (tbc)
Annie Audic, Project Director, Regional Council of Brittany (tbc)
14:00-15:30 Panel session III: Cyber Defence Skills
This session will gather insights on the skills needed by European Cyber Defence companies. It will also look at instruments and programmes available to improve the skills pool through cross-country and EU-level cooperation.
Lauri Almann, CEO, BHC Laboratory/CybExer
Christina Balis, Director Services and Products Strategy, Group Strategy & Planning, QinetiQ
Elektra Tsigaridas, Policy Officer Defence Industry, European Commission
Jaak Aaviksoo, Rector, TalTech
15:30-16:00 Coffee break & Networking
16:00-18:00 TechTalks and B2B meetings
We will provide 10 minute slots for presentations during TechTalks. To take part of the session, please send us a short idea or onepager on the topic you would like to present to firstname.lastname@example.org.
18:00-20:00 Reception & Networking
For additional information, please contact email@example.com.
All participants are responsible for their own accommodation booking.
Special rates have been negotiated for this conference at the Radisson Blu Olümpia.
- Price: Standard room with a rate of 95€/night
Accommodation period: 25-27.02.2019.
We kindly asking you to book a room as soon as possible to ensure space by clicking here.
All rates of 95€ include breakfast and VAT per day and per person.
Cutoff 1 month prior to the arrival date. After 25 January all the rooms will be released.
Cancellation terms for individual reservations:
CANCEL 3 DAY(S) OR MORE PRIOR TO ARRIVAL = NO PENALTY
CANCEL 2-0 DAY(S) PRIOR TO ARRIVAL = FORFEIT 1 NIGHT(S)