Place:

Hall of the Act of 11 March (Kovo 11-osios salė)

Parliament of Lithuania, I Palace, Gedimino Ave 53 VilniusLOGAI REMEJU CONFERENCE

28 March 2018

DRAFT PROGRAMME

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08:15 - 09:00 Registration

Hall of the Act of 11 March (ID required)

09:00 – 09:10 Welcoming remarks

 

Mr. Vytautas BAKAS, Member of the Seimas, Chairman of the Committee on National Security and Defence (Lithuania)

09:10 – 09:30 Key note speaker

 

Mr. Raimundas KAROBLIS Minister of Defence (Lithuania) 

09:30 - 10:50 Panel discussion

Topic:

"The weaponization of Corruption and its Impact on National Security"

Moderator:

Mr. Michael CARPENTER, Joseph R. Biden Centre for Diplomacy and Global Engagement at the University of Pennsylvania, Senior Director (USA).

Panel:

Mr. Sergejus MURAVJOVAS, Transparency International Lithuania, Executive Director (Lithuania);

Mr. Marius LAURINAVICIUS, Vilnius Institute for Policy Analysis, Senior Expert (Lithuania);

Mrs. Molly MCKEW, information warfare expert. Foreign Policy and Strategy Consultant (USA);

Dr. Pavel E. FELGENHAUER Novaya Gazeta, Defense Analyst and Columnist (Russia).

10:50 -11:20 Coffee break

 

 

11:20 - 13.00 Panel discussion

Topic:

"Societal Resilience as the First Line of Defence in Modern Warfare"

Moderator:

Mr. Michael MALM, Strategic Advisor and Programme Manager, Institute for National Security Studies at Swedish Defence University

Panel:

Mrs. Indrė MAKARAITYTĖ; Journalist (Lithuania);

Mr. Jeffrey EDMONDS, International Affairs Group, CNA (USA)

Mr. Giedrius SAKALAUSKAS, Res Publica, Director (Lithuania);

Ambassador Eitvydas BAJARŪNAS, Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Lithuania

13:00 -14:00 Lunch break

 

14:00 – 15:20 Panel discussion

 

Topic:

Future and Courses of Action of Hybrid War

Moderator:

Mr. Hans BINNENDIJK, former NSC Senior Director for Defense Policy, Tufts University, PhD in International Affairs (USA);

 

Panel:

Mr. Eric POVEL, NATO Public Diplomacy Division, Program Officer;

Mr. Zbigniew PISARSKI, Casimir Pulaski Foundation, President of the Board (Poland);

Professor John LOUTH, Royal United Services (RUSI), Senior Research Fellow and Director for Defence, Industries and Society (UK).

Mrs. Dovilė ŠUKYTĖ, Eastern Europe Studies Centre, Acting Director (Lithuania);

15.20 – 16.20 Panel discussion

Topic:

Global Threats and the Baltic Region

Moderator:

Dr. Margarita SESELGYTE, Institute of International Relations and Political Science, Studies Director (Lithuania).

Panel:

Lieutenant General (Ret.) Ben HODGES, Center for European Policy Analysis (CEPA), Expert, Former Commander of United States Army Europe (USA);

Mr. Raimundas KAROBLIS Minister of Defence (Lithuania) 

16:20 – 16:30 Sum up

Col (Ret.) Vaidotas MALINIONIS, National Defence Foundation, Director (Lithuania).

 

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