Who’s Afraid of Hybrid Warfare?
Programme may be subject to change.
Wednesday, 23 September
Welcome address by Ambassador Jüri Luik, Director, International Centre for Defence and Security
Thursday, 24 September
|8:00-9:00||Registration of participants|
Opening session: Strategic Context
|Welcome speech by Hannes Hanso, Minister of Defence, Estonia
Keynote speeches by
Jeanine Hennis-Plasschaert, Minister of Defence, Netherlands
Discussion with the speakers moderated by Ambassador Jüri Luik, Director, International Centre for Defence and Security
Panel I – Threat Environment and Challenges of Hybrid Warfare
|Gen (ret) Knud Bartels, former Chairman of the NATO Military Committee
Keir Giles, Director, Conflict Studies Research Centre; Associate Fellow, Chatham House
MGen Christopher Haas, Director, Force Management and Development Directorate, U.S. Special Operations Command
David E. Johnson, Senior Political Scientist, RAND Corporation and Adjunct Professor, Georgetown University
Panel II – Military Response to Hybrid Warfare – Strengthening Deterrence and Providing Assurance
|Andrew Budd, Head, Defence Capabilities Section, Defence Policy Directorate, NATO International Staff
Elbridge Colby, Robert M. Gates Senior Fellow, Centre for a New American Security
Etienne de Durand, Deputy for Defence Policy and Strategic Foresight, Directorate General for International Relations and Strategy, Ministry of Defence, France
MGen (ret) Boguslaw Pacek, Adviser to the Minister of Defence, Poland
Moderator: Robertas Šapronas, Director, International Relations and Operations Department, Ministry of National Defence, Lithuania
Panel III – Countering the Full Spectrum of Challenges Embodied in Hybrid Warfare
|RAdm Georgij Alafuzoff, Director, Intelligence Directorate, European Union Military Staff
MGen Karl Engelbrektson, Head of Training and Education, Swedish Armed Forces
|17:30-17:45||Conclusions by Jonatan Vseviov, Undersecretary for Defence Planning, Ministry of Defence, Estonia|
The attendance of the conference is by invitation only.
Dress code for the entire event is civilian (business suit).
All sessions are conducted under the Chatham House Rule.