EU CONFERENCE

European Defence Sector: Navigating the Future through Skills and Innovation

28 November, 2023 ( 9:00-18:00 CET)

La Chaufferie, Rue des Pères Blancs 6, 1040 Etterbeek.
Brussels (Belgium)

Join us for the Conference “European Defence Sector: Navigating the Future through Skills and Innovation”, an inspiring in-person event taking place at La Chaufferie, Brussels, on November 28. This event is a great opportunity to connect with like-minded professionals, gain valuable insights, and explore cutting-edge trends in the European Defence sector.

Don’t miss out on this unique chance to expand your network and exchange ideas!

Programme

Tuesday, November 28, 2023 (9:00-18:00 CET)

  • Keynote “The role of education in shaping the future of defence”
  • Panel discussion “AI in defence: tapping on opportunities or taking risks?”
  • Panel discussion “Human capital: recruiting and retaining in defence”
  • European Defence Challenge IV edition Award
  • Fireside chat “Vision 2050: Anticipating skills and technological needs in defence”
  • Closing keynote “Sectoral skills strategy for defence: A new era of defence partnerships”
  • Networking reception “Forging Alliances: The Future Skills for the European Defence”.

Download the full agenda here.

Speakers

Michel F Bosco

Michel F Bosco

IAE Nice Graduate School of Management Université Côte d’Azur, France

Associate Professor and Researcher

Liga Baltina

Liga Baltina

Fondazione Giacomo Brodolini

Head of the Labour Market and Skills Research Unit

Gualtiero Fantoni

Gualtiero Fantoni

University of Pisa

Associate Professor
ASSETs+ Coordinator

Malwina Nowakowska-Ketterle

Malwina Nowakowska-Ketterle

European Commission - DG Defence Industry and Space

Deputy Head of Unit

Felix Rohn

Felix Rohn

European Commission - DG for Employment, Social Affairs and Inclusion

Policy Officer

Andrea Gilli

Andrea Gilli

NATO Defense College

Senior Researcher

Federica Valente

Federica Valente

European Defence Agency

Research, Technology & Innovation Coordinator

Terence Hogarth

Terence Hogarth

University of Warwick

Institute for Employment Research Professor

José María de Fuentes

José María de Fuentes

Carlos III University of Madrid (UC3M)

Associate professor

Sepp Huber

Sepp Huber

Airbus Defence and Space

R&T KAM EU and Germany

Giuseppe Dello Stritto

Giuseppe Dello Stritto

European Defence Agency

Project Officer Capability Assessment

Antoine Feral

Antoine Feral

Rolls Royce

Vice President EU Affairs

Dorota Stadnicka

Dorota Stadnicka

Rzeszów University of Technology

Associate Professor

Éric Grivel

Éric Grivel

Bordeaux INP

Professor

Lionel Robin

Lionel Robin

Safran Electronics & Defense

Chief Product Security Officer

Michael Schlüpmann

Michael Schlüpmann

Hensoldt

VP, Head of People and Organizational Development

Irene Spada

Irene Spada

University of Pisa

ASSETs+ European Defence Challenge IV organizer

Carlos Sánchez Ledesma

Carlos Sánchez Ledesma

European External Action Service

Head of Division at the EU Military Staff

Ana Ayerbe

Ana Ayerbe

Tecnalia

Director of the DIGITAL CORES Area

Fabio Martinelli

Fabio Martinelli

Italian National Research Council

Research Director

Massimo Scalvenzi

Massimo Scalvenzi

Leonardo

Head of Engineering and Technology Processes

Nicolas Loriot

Nicolas Loriot

Airbus Defence and Space

Cyber
Chief Technical Officer

Carlos Maio

Carlos Maio

QSR Consulting

Founder and CEO

Miguel Velasco

Miguel Velasco

Spanish National Police

Inspector

Venue

La Chaufferie, Rue des Pères Blancs 6, 1040 Etterbeek. Brussels (Belgium)

Partners

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