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Day 2: Counter-Terrorism, National Security & Cyber Security

Conference Language: English ONLY
*Please note that this is still a provisional agenda and may change at any time without notice. Please check back regularly, as new speakers and topics are being added frequently.
29 April 2015 (Wednesday)
09:30Registration & Pass Collection
10:00Panel 3 - Counter-Terrorism, National Security & Critical Infrastructure Protection (CIP)
  • Risk Analysis for National Security
  • RIKOV II – risks for public transportation by rail
  • Military medical means and capabilities for medical support during terrorist acts

Col. (Ret.) Heinrich Buch, Dipl.Sc.Pol, PhD
Advisor to the Chair
Universität der Bundeswehr, Munich

Prof. Dr. Stefan Pickl
Chair for Theoretical Mathematics & Operations Research
Universität der Bundeswehr, Munich

Brig. Gen. Borislav Sertov*
Military Police Service, Bulgaria
*Due to an urgent change in Brig. Gen. Sertov's schedule, the presentation which he has prepared will be carried out on his behalf by Lilyana Gagova, Head, Security of Information Department, Military Police Service, Bulgaria.

Col. Rostislav Kostadinov, MD, PhD
Secretary General
International Disaster Medicine Association
Educational & Scientific Department Head
Military Medical Academy, Sofia

11:30Morning Coffee Break
12:00Panel 3 - Continued & Discussion
13:00Networking Lunch
14:00Panel 4 - Cyber Security
  • The risks associated with personal devices for work and home use if not properly thought out
  • From Cyber Defense to Cyber Resilient Society
  • Network and information security

Mike Humphrey
Deputy DSO
Head of Information Assurance and Operational Security Standards and Security
National Crime Agency, UK

Dr. George Sharkov
National Cyber Security Coordinator
Security Council, Bulgaria
Advisor on Cyber Defence
Ministry of Defence, Bulgaria

Dr. Afzal Ashraf
Consultant Fellow, International Diplomacy
Royal United Services Institute (RUSI), UK
Myline Ltd, UK

Dr. Todor Tagarev
Head, Centre for Security and Defence Management, Bulgarian Academy of Sciences (BAS)
Former Minister of Defence
Republic of Bulgaria

Dr. Krasimir Simonski
Executive Director
Executive Agency Electronic Communication Networks & Information Systems (ECNIS), Bulgaria

15:00Afternoon Coffee Break
15:30Panel 4 - Continued & Discussion
17:00Networking Reception
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