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Baltic Military Conference 2019

 

Learning to Defend: Adapting Western Experiences in the Baltics

 

Draft programme

Day 1: Wednesday, 20 March 2019

 

11:00-11:50 Registration

11:50-12:00 Introduction

Colonel (ret.) Vaidotas MALINIONIS, Managing Director, National Defence Foundation

12:00            Session 1: Welcoming remarks

Chair Prof. Dr. Jūratė NOVAGROCKIENĖ, General Jonas Žemaitis Military Academy of Lithuania

Mr. Raimundas KAROBLIS, Minister of National Defence, Republic of Lithuania

Major General Vitalijus VAIKŠNORAS, Chief, Defence Staff of the Lithuanian Armed Forces

Colonel Juozas KAČERGIUS, Commandant, General Jonas Žemaitis Military Academy of Lithuania

12:30-13:00 Session 2: Keynote address “Changes in Finnish Defence Policy after Crimea Annexation”

Mr. Jussi NIINISTÖ, Minister of Defence of Finland

13:00-13:30 Coffee break

13:30-14:30 Session 3: Keynote address

Chair Assoc. Prof. Dr. Deividas ŠLEKYS, General Jonas Žemaitis Military Academy of Lithuania / Vilnius University

Lieutenant General (ret.) Ben HODGES, Pershing Chair in Security Studies, Center for European Policy Analysis

14:30-15:00 Coffee break

15:00-16:30 Session 4: Strategic-Military Changes in the Baltic Region

Chair Assoc. Prof. Dr. Nortautas STATKUS, General Jonas Žemaitis Military Academy of Lithuania

Dr. Lukas MILEVSKI, Leiden University

Mr. Charly SALONIUS-PASTERNAK, Finnish Institute of International Affairs

Mr. Saulius GASIŪNAS, Ministry of National Defence, Republic of Lithuania

16.30-17.00 Session 5: Recent trends of the information confrontation in the Baltic region

Mr. Tomas ČEPONIS, Lithuanian Armed Forces

17.00-17.25 Session 6: UAS Operational services in conjunction with EuroServe initiative

Mr. Oliver NUFFER, AIRBUS

17:30-19.30 Dinner

Day 2: Thursday 21 March 2019

08:30-09:00 Tea and coffee

09:00-09:45 Session 7: Keynote remarks

Chair Assoc. Prof. Dr. Margarita ŠEŠELGYTĖ, Institute of International Relations and Political Science, Vilnius University

Brigadier General Almantas LEIKA, Lithuanian Armed Forces

09:45-11:30 Session 8: How We Learned

Chair Assoc. Prof. Dr. Deividas ŠLEKYS, General Jonas Žemaitis Military Academy of Lithuania / Vilnius University

Major General Meelis KIILI, Estonian Armed Forces

Brigadier General Gintautas ZENKEVIČIUS, Lithuanian Training and Doctrine Command

11:30-12:00 Coffee break

12:00-13:30 Session 9: Development of The Militaries’ in the Baltic States

Chair Mr. Saulius GASIŪNAS, Ministry of National Defence, Republic of Lithuania

Colonel Ilmar TAMM, Baltic Defence College

Lieutenant Colonel Rolandas GREIBUS, General Jonas Žemaitis Military Academy of Lithuania

Lieutenant Colonel Linas IDZELIS, Lithuanian Armed Forces

13:30-14:30 Lunch

14:30-15:15 Session 10: Keynote remarks

Chair Prof. Dr. Šarūnas LIEKIS, Vytautas Magnus University / European Commission ECRI

Assoc. Prof. Dr. Deividas ŠLEKYS, General Jonas Žemaitis Military Academy of Lithuania / Vilnius University

15.15-15.30 Coffee break

 

15:30-16:45 Session 11: Future of the Small States’ Defence

Chair Assoc. Prof. Dr. Giedrius ČESNAKAS, General Jonas Žemaitis Military Academy of Lithuania

Dr. Anke SCHMIDT-FELZMANN, General Jonas Žemaitis Military Academy of Lithuania

Colonel Jakob SOGARD LARSEN, NATO Force Integration Unit Lithuania

Lieutenant Colonel Benedictus RIJNENBERG, Defence Attaché of the Netherlands to Lithuania

16:45-17.15  Session 12: OCEAN2020 Project – A Technological Demonstrator of Enhanced Situation

Awareness in Naval Environment with the Use of Unmanned Systems

Ms. Ingrid Leijonhufvud, SAAB AB

17:15–17.30 Session 13: Concluding remarks

Assoc. Prof. Dr. Deividas ŠLEKYS, General Jonas Žemaitis Military Academy of Lithuania / Vilnius University

Assoc. Prof. Dr. Nortautas STATKUS, General Jonas Žemaitis Military Academy of Lithuania

18:00–19.30    Dinner

 

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