|EXPOSEC-DEFENSEWORLD 2014 CONFERENCE|
The 2nd EXPOSEC-DEFENSEWORLD International Defense & Security Conference entitled: Defense & Security Policy – Meet the Future Challenges, took place on April 7 & 8 at the Hotel Grande Bretagne and was marked by great success and participation by all stakeholders of the defense and security sectors of Greece.
The conference was organized by the American-Hellenic Chamber of Commerce and Symeon G. Tsomokos S.A., under the auspices of the Ministry of National Defense, with the support of the Hellenic Manufacturers of Defense Material Association (SEKPY), the Hellenic Aerospace and Defense Industries Group (HASDIG) and the Centre for Security Studies (KEMEA).
More than 250 distinguished guests from the political, military, diplomatic, academic and business community, organizations involved in the field of defense and security, leaders of defense and security industries, CEOs, manufacturers, decision makers and others attended the conference, partake in the constructive dialogue and shared the valuable knowledge and expertise of the conference speakers.
We thank our distinguished speakers from Greece and abroad who have honored us with their presence and our sponsors for their help and support. We are confident that through Exposec-Defenseworld conference, a truly honest and effective dialogue between experts, business representatives, the political leadership and European and US institutions, have been initiated regarding the creation of a comprehensive Greek National Strategic Plan for Defense & Security.
MONDAY | APRIL 7, 2014
Symeon Tsomokos, Managing Director, Symeon G. Tsomokos S.A.
Ernest Herold, Deputy Assistant Secretary General, Defense Investment, NATO HQ
Moderator:Faithon Karaiosifidis, Publisher & Editorial Director, Ptisi & Diastima Magazine
Georgios Delis, Colonel, Director, Directorate for the Management of European and Development Projects, General Directorate for
Dennys Plessas, Vice President Business Development Initiatives Europe, Middle East & Africa, Lockheed Martin Aeronautics/
Moderator: Loukas Dimakas, Journalist, PhD Candidate, Geopolitics
Moderator: Dr. Georgios Filis, Professor, International Business & European Affairs Department,
Arye Mekel, Ambassador, Embassy of Israel
Dr. Polykarpos Adamidis, General Director, National Defense Policy and International Relations Directorate,
John Mazis, Professor of Economic Geography and Geopolitics of Middle East and Turkey, School of Economics and
Moderator: Yannis Vassiliou, Professor, School of Electrical & Computer Engineering NTUA & General Manager,
Manolis Sfakianakis, Police Brigadier General, Chief, Financial Police and Cyber Crime Unit,
TUESDAY | APRIL 8, 2014
Michael Tsinisizelis, Professor, Department of Political Science and Public Administration, University of Athens,
Moderator: Michael Tsinisizelis, Professor, Department of Political Science and Public Administration,
Athanassios Platias, Professor of Strategy, University of Piraeus
Moderator: Spyros Moulias, Honorary President, Hellenic Manufacturers of Defense Materials Association (SEKPY)
Patroklos Georgiadis, Secretary General for Citizen Protection, Ministry of Public Order and Citizen Protection
Moderator: Alexandra Bousiou, Chair, 6th Appeal Committee, Appeals Authority, Asylum Service & Scientific Collaborator,
- April 7, 2014 - April 8, 2014
8:00 am - 5:00 pm