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  • FINAL CONFERENCE PROGRAM Tuesday 1 July 2008 17:00-21:00 Early registration of participants at Divani Caravel Hotel 18:00-20:00 Athens city tour Wednesday 2 July 2008 08:00-09:00 Late Registration at Divani Caravel Hotel 09:00-09:30 ● Conference Opening by the Greek Minister of National Defence, Mr Evagelos-Vassilios Meimarakis ● Welcome by the Hellenic National Defence General Staff Commander in Chief, General Dimitrios Grapsas 9:30-10:30 Key-Note Speaker: Dr. Robert L. Pfaltzgraff, Jr. Professor of International Security Studies, Tufts University, President of the Institute for Foreign Policy Analysis. “Crisis Management. Looking back and looking ahead”. 10:30-11:00 Coffee break 11:00-11:10 ● Opening Remarks by the Chairman of the Conference, Minister Plenipotentiary Mr Dimosthenis Stoidis, General Director of National Defence Policy and International Relations, Hellenic Ministry of National Defence ● General Administrative remarks by Conference Coordinator, Cdr L. Tsiantoulas (HN) 11:10–13:00 Morning Session: “National Perspectives” ● “Athens Multinational Sealift Coordination Centre (AMSCC)” LtCdr Ioannis Stamatogiannis, Head of NATO and EU issues Section AMSCC ● NATO Maritime Interdictions Operational Training Centre (NMIOTC)” Cpt. (N) Peppas Dimitrios, NMIOTC Director of Education and Training ● “Defendory defence exhibitions: their Contribution to National Defence and Security” 1
  • Mrs Dimitropoulou Tina, President of Defendory ● “French Presidency of the EU in relation with the management of crisis” Brig Gen (AF) Laurent Jean-Marc, Deputy Responsible for Crisis Management, Non-Proliferation and International Partnerships, Delegation aux Affaires Strategiques (DAS) ● “The Austrian Contribution to EUFOR TCHAD/RCA – Tentative lessons in the Light of Six Month Participation” Lt Col. Manfred Tascher – Lt Col. Lattacher Johann, Ministry of Defence, Austria ● “The Complexities of Peace Operations today, Case Afganistan” Mr Starcevic Ivan, Minister Plenipotentiary, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Croatia ●“Security in the Black Sea region. Bulgaria’s perspective” Col. Roumen Ivanov Kondev, Ministry of Defence, Bulgaria 13:00-14:00 Lunch (hosted) 14:00-16:00 Afternoon Session “The Role of Media in Crisis Management” Moderator: Mr. Livadas Panayiotis, Secretary General of Information ● “International Crises – International Politics and new Communication Technology (the dialectic between the domestic and the global)” Dr Giallouridis Christodoulos, Professor of International Politics, Panteion University - Member of the Scientific Board of Defence Analysis Institute (I.A.A.) ● “Socio-political crisis as a crucial criterion for the relationship between power and public opinion: a socio-psychological dimension - theoretical approach” Dr Papastamou Stamos, Professor of Experimental Social Psychology, Panteion University ● “Socio-political crisis as a crucial criterion for the relationship between power and public opinion: a socio-psychological dimension - lessons learned” Dr Prodromitis Gerasimos, Assistant Professor of Experimental Social Psychology, Panteion University ● “Electronic Media in Crisis Management” Mr Panagopoulos Christos, Chairman of the Board – Managing Director of ERT ● “Foreign Policy and Media in Crisis Management” Mr Koumoutsakos Georgios, 1st Councellor, Spokesman of the Hellenic Ministry of Foreign Affairs 21:00 Welcome cocktail for participants and spouses/ partners (hosted) 10:00-14:00 Spouses’ / partners’ program: Guided tour to “Agora”, the heart of Ancient Athens 2
  • Thursday 3 July 2008 09:00-13:00 Morning Session “Prospects and Challenges in the South East Europe and the wider area” 09:00–10:45 Morning Session A: “The Balkans ” Moderator: Dr Arvanitopoulos Konstantinos, Associate Professor of International Relations, Panteion University – Director General of Konstantinos Karamanlis Institute for Democracy ● “Russia and Energy Security in Europe” Mr Savva Michael Ivanovitch, Minister- Counsellor, Russian Embassy in Greece ● “The fight for Serbia: is Europe the only way?” Dr Keridis Dimitris, Associate Professor of International Relations, University of Macedonia ● “Russia’s re-engagement in the Balkans: Genuine or tactical?” Dr Fillis Konstantinos, Head of Center for Russia and Eurasia (Institute for International Relations) - Senior Associate Member (SAM) St Antony’s College, Oxford University. ● “The Euro-Atlantic Prospects of the Western Balkans” Dr Tziampiris Aristotelis, Assistant Professor of International Relations, University of Piraeus, Member of the Scientific Board of Defence Analysis Institute (I.A.A.) 10:45-11:15 Coffee break 11:15-13:00 Morning Session B “The Middle East” Moderator: Dr Mazis Ioannis, Professor of Economic Geography/Geopolitics, Ionian University, President of the Scientific Board of Defence Analysis Institute (I.A.A.) ●“The Middle East, the Eastern Mediterranean: mutual implications, regional super powers, dangerous instabilities” Dr Nachmani Amikam, Associate Professor of Political Studies, Bar-Ilan University ● “The changing geo-strategic environment in the Middle East and World Politics” Dr Koutsis Alexandros, Associate Professor on Middle East Politics, Panteion University ● “Cyprus and the changing security environment of the Near East” Dr Iakovou Christos, Research Director of Cyprus Research Center (ΚΥ.ΚΕ.Μ.) ● “Global Terrorism and South-Eastern Mediterranean Intelligence Cooperation” Dr Nomikos Ioannis, Director of Research Institute of European and American Studies (R.I.E.A.S) 13:00-14:00 Lunch (hosted) 3
  • 14:30-16:30 Visit to the new Acropolis Museum (Participants and Spouses/partners) (hosted) 21:00 Greek night (not hosted) Friday 4 July 2008 09:00-13:00 Morning Session “International Organizations and Crisis Management” Moderator: Mr Andreas Kintis, Expert Counsellor, Hellenic Ministry of Foreign Affairs ● “Crisis Management and Lessons learned from Afghanistan” Lt Gen. Karl W. Eikenberry, Deputy Chairman of the NATO Military Committee ● “Military Diplomacy in the 21rst Century, multiple future threats and crises” Lt Gen. James Soligan, Deputy Chief of Staff/SACT ● “Civil Emerging Planning in the context of Comprehensive Approach” Major Gen. Hatzidakis Antonis, ΙΜΜ ΝΑΤΟ ● “NATO Perspectives on Crisis Management Exercising (Planning, Conduct and Evaluation)” Mr Ilay Ferrier, Head of Crisis Exercising and Management Systems, Planning Directorate Operations Division of International Staff ●“EU Perspectives on Crisis Management Exercising (Planning, Conduct and Evaluation)” Mrs Vraila Marina, Head of Exercises Sector, Operation and Exercises Unit – Defence Issues, EU Council General Secretariat 11:00-11:30 Coffee break 11:30-13:00 “International Organizations and Crisis Management” (continued) ● “The OSCE’s Role in relations to Early Warning, Conflict Prevention, Crisis Management and Post Conflict Rehabilitation” Mr Pietrusiewicz Jaroslaw, Deputy Director for Operations Service of the OSCE Conflict Prevention Centre (CPC) ● “ESDP-A real added value?” Mrs Gramata Sofia, 1st Councellor, Head of Department for ESDP, Hellenic Ministry of Foreign Affairs ● “Proliferation of Weapons of Mass Destruction: a Challenge for Transatlantic Security” Dr Dokos Thanos, Director General ELIAMEP ● “Writing Methodology of Geopolitical Analysis- structure, concepts and terms” Dr Mazis Ioannis, Professor of Economic Geography/Geopolitics, Ionian University, President of the Scientific Board of Defence Analysis Institute (I.A.A.) 4
  • 13:00-14:00 Lunch (hosted) 14:00-15:30 Afternoon Session “Response to Disasters” Moderator: Dr Tsapanos Theodoros, Professor of Seismology, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki ● “Emergency Planning – The role of the State” Mr Mouzas Margaritis, Secretary General for Civil Protection ● “Contingency Plans and Crisis Management in case of a major disaster or accident – International Cooperation” Police Major Tsounakis Georgios, Hellenic Police –Crisis Management Division ● “CBRN Crisis Management in urban environment” Col (Dr) Galatas Ioannis, MD, MC (Army), Head of Department of Asymmetric threats Joined Military Intelligence Directorate – HNDGS ● “The Hellenic Center of Health Operations and Crisis Management” Mr Eustathiou Panagiotis, Director of Hellenic Center of Health Operations 15:30-16:00 “Report from the panel coordinators” Closing remarks from participants and Chairman 10:00-14:00 Spouses’ / partners’ program: Visit to Benaki museum & shopping Saturday 5 July 2008 08:00-20:00 Cultural activity. Full Day Tour to Delphi - Itea 5