EWDSC 2014 - 19-21 February, Sofia, Bulgaria

DAY 2: Counter-Terrorism, Homeland Security & Cyber Security

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20 February 2014 (Thursday)


09:00 Registration & Pass Collection

09:30 Panel 3 - Counter-Terrorism, Homeland Security & Critical Infrastructure Protection (CIP)

  • Future Capabilities in Tactical Electronic Warfare
  • Urban CIP - the cost and possibilities of prevention against terrorist attacks directed at rail-based public transportation systems
  • Current Risks and Threats to the Security of Bulgaria and the Region of South-East Europe
  • Military medical means and capabilities for medical support during terrorist acts
Dr. Paul Brittan
Electronic Warfare Principal Consultant & Subject Matter Expert
L3 TRL Technology, UK

Heinrich Buch, Dipl.Sc.Pol.
Advisor to the Chair
Universit├Ąt der Bundeswehr, Munich

Pavel Anastasov
Head of the Strategic Policies, Analyses and Prognoses Unit
Cabinet of the President of Bulgaria

Col. Rostislav Kostadinov, MD, PhD
Secretary General
International Disaster Medicine Association
Educational & Scientific Department Head
Military Medical Academy, Sofia

11:00 Morning Coffee Break

11:30 Panel 3 - Continued & Discussion

13:00 Networking Lunch

14:00 Panel 4 - Cyber Security

  • Government and industry - the fight against cyber threats
  • Leadership and Culture - the future of Cyber Security
  • Cloud technologies for government and local administration
  • Network and information security
Dr. Krasimir Simonski (Chairman)
Executive Director
Executive Agency 'Electronic Communication Networks & Information Systems' (ECNIS), Sofia

Air Cdre Graham Wright
Director of Strategy for Intelligence Systems and Cyber Security
Northrop Grumman, UK

Dr. Afzal (Affi) Ashraf
Myline Ltd.

Nikolay Petrov
Director, Control & Support of Information Systems & Centres Directorate
Executive Agency 'Electronic Communication Networks & Information Systems' (ECNIS), Sofia

Vasil Grancharov
CERT Bulgaria

15:30 Afternoon Coffee Break

16:00 Panel 4 - Discussion

17:00 Networking Reception

Conference Times
19 February 2014, 08:30 - 19:30
20 February 2014, 09:00 - 19:30
21 February 2014, 09:00 - 19:30