EWDSC 2014 - 19-21 February, Sofia, Bulgaria

EWDSC 2014 Speakers

DAY 1: Defence & Aerospace

 

Introduction & Opening Remarks

 

Angel Naydenov

Angel Naydenov
Minister of Defence of the Republic of Bulgaria

Ivan Zherkov

Ivan Zherkov
Chief of the Political Cabinet of the Minister of Defence

Ioanna Peeva

Ioanna Peeva
Managing Director
Haldane Systems Ltd.

Stefan Vodenicharov

Acad. Stefan Vodenicharov
Chairman, Bulgarian Defence Industries Association
Chairman, Bulgarian Academy of Sciences

Dr. Solomon Passy
Founding President
The Atlantic Club of Bulgaria

Ivo Trayanov

Ivo Trayanov
CEO
Epsilon Arms Ltd.

Amb. Jonathan Allen
British Ambassador to Bulgaria

Lt. Gen. Kiril Tsvetkov
Defence Committee
National Assembly of the Republic of Bulgaria

Prof. Statty Stattev
Rector
University of National & World Economy (UNWE)

Prof. Dimitar Dimitrov
Head of the National & Regional Security Department
University of National & World Economy (UNWE)

 

Rumen Radev

Brig. Gen. Rumen Radev
Deputy Commander
Bulgarian Air Force

Todor Tagarev

Dr. Todor Tagarev
Head, Centre for Security and Defence Management, Bulgarian Academy of Sciences
Former Minister of Defence, Republic of Bulgaria

Pierre Gobinet
Researcher
Small Arms Survey, Geneva

Viorel Manole
Executive Director
PATROMIL, Romania

Bozhidar Penchev
State Expert
Ministry of Economy & Energy
Republic of Bulgaria

Prof. Dimitar Dimitrov
Head of the National & Regional Security Department
University of National & World Economy (UNWE), Sofia

Dr. Eugene Kogan
Georgian Foundation for Strategic and International Studies (GFSIS), Tbilisi

 

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

 

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

Vassil Grancharov

Vasil Grancharov
Director
CERT Bulgaria

Pavel Anastasov

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

Dr Paul Brittan

Dr. Paul Brittan
Electronic Warfare Principal Consultant & Subject Matter Expert
L3 TRL Technology, UK

Affi Ashraf

Dr. Afzal (Affi) Ashraf
Director
Myline Ltd.

Nikolay Petrov

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

Affi Ashraf

Dr. Krasimir Simonski
Executive Director
Executive Agency 'Electronic Communication Networks & Information Systems' (ECNIS), Sofia

Rostislav Kostadinov

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

 

DAY 3: The PMSC Industry & Peacekeeping Operations

 

Neil Greenberg

Prof. Neil Greenberg
Professor of Defence Mental Health
King's College London
Managing Director, March on Stress

Dr Marc Seigel

Dr. Marc Siegel
Commissioner
Global Standards Initiative, ASIS International
Chairman, ISO/PC284 Committee

Dr. Ian Ralby
Executive Director
I.R. Consilium

George Manos
President / CEO
T-H-O-R Executive Security Teams Inc.

Andrew Sharpe

Maj. Gen. Andrew Sharpe, CBE
I.R. Consilium

Col. (Ret.) Alexander Dimitrov, MD, PhD
Emergency Response Unit
Military Medical Academy, Sofia

Peter Cook

Peter Cook
CEO
Security Association for the Maritime Industry (SAMI)

Patrick Cullen

Dr. Patrick Cullen
Senior Research Fellow, Defence & Security Affairs
Norwegian Institute of International Affairs (NUPI), Oslo

Col. Vladimir Lalov
State Expert
Force Training & Operations Directorate, Ministry of Defence

 

Conclusion & Closing Remarks

 

Ivo Trayanov

Ivo Trayanov
CEO
Epsilon Arms Ltd.

Dimitar Dimitrov

Prof. Dimitar Dimitrov
Head of the National & Regional Security Department
University of National & World Economy (UNWE)

Ioanna Peeva

Ioanna Peeva
Managing Director
Haldane Systems Ltd.

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