Program Future Security 2018

Main Topics: 

Resource Security
Human Security
Cyber Security
International Security Policies


8:00am: Admission

9:00am: Opening

Sebastian Turner, Publisher, Der Tagesspiegel 

9:15am: SESSION 1

9:15am:
Dr. Josef Braml, Senior Fellow Foresight USA, The German Council on Foreign Relations (DGAP)
Transatlantic Challenge: Nationalistic Realists vs. Liberal Internationalists

9:20am:
Jakob Kullik, Research Associate, Professorship of International Relations, Chemnitz University of Technology
Europe's Resource (In)Security with Critical Metals: The Need for a Stronger Political Engagement

9:25am:
Wilfried Karl, President, Central Office for Information Technology in the Security Sector (ZITiS) 
ZITiS - A New Element of Germany's Cyber Security Strategy

9:30am:
Sarah Brockmeier, Project Manager, Global Public Policy Institute (GPPi)
Why Human Security Requires a Diplomatic Revolution 

9:35am:
Klaus-Hardy Mühleck, CIO / Director General Cyber and Information Technology (CIT), German Federal Ministry of Defence
Cyber/IT as Pacemaker for Military Digitization

9:40am:
Prof. James W. Davis, Ph.D., Director Institute for Political Science, University of St. Gallen
Can the US Coerce North Korea?

9:45am:
Thomas Reinhold, Non-Resident Fellow, Institute for Peace Research and Security Policy (IFSH)
Arms Control in Cyberspace: Why is it Necessary and How it Could Work?

9:50am:
Dr. Annegret Bendiek
, Senior Associate, German Institute for International and Security Affairs (SWP)
Cyber Security in the EU: What Seems to be a Trouble?

9:55am:
Prof. Dr. Markus Bresinsky, General Studies and Microsystems Engineering, OTH Regensburg
(Inter-) National Security Policy: Analysis in Intelligence – Competence Pitfalls

10:00am:
Dr. Heike Spieker
, Deputy Director, International Services / National Relief Division, German Red Cross Headquarters
Is it Still Worth Regulating Conduct in Armed Conflict? - Rethinking the Law of Armed Conflict

10:05am:
Prof. Dr. Ahmad-Reza Sadeghi
, TU Darmstadt
Immortal Avatars in Cyberspace: The Latent Looming Security Threat to Our Society and How to Stop it! 

10:10am:
Prof. Dr. Gabi Dreo Rodosek
, Executive Director Research Institute CODE, Bundeswehr University Munich
Cybercluster: Cooperation between Research, Industry and Public Sector

10:15am
Marcel Otto Yon
, Chief Executive Officer, Bundeswehr Cyber Innovation Hub
Accelerating Innovation to Our Soldiers

10:20am
Prof. Dr. Timm Beichelt, European University Viadrina
Collective Emotions and Security in Europe

10:25am
Prof. Jens Großklags, Ph.D., Associate Professor, Technical University Munich
Strengthening Security Through Economics

10:30am
Captain Marie Schwall, German Cyber and Information Domain Headquarters Bonn
Working at the CIDS HQ Situation Centre

 

10:40am: Matching Break

 

11:30am: SESSION 2

11:30am:
Hans-Wilhelm Dünn, General Secretary, Cyber-Security Council Germany
Pillars for International Cyber Security

11:35am:
Dr. Alexander Klimburg, Director Cyber Policy and Resilience Program, The Hague Centre for Strategic Studies (HCSS)
The Darkening Web: Information Warfare and the Threat to Cyberspace

11:40am:
Ruprecht Polenz, President, German Association for East European Studies
Reshaping German Foreign Policy

11:45am:
Dr. Christoph Beier, Vice Chair of the Management Board, Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ)
Security and Development: Challenges of Long-Term Perspectives

11:50am:
Merle Maigre, Director, NATO Cooperative Cyber Defence Center of Excellence
Recognition of Cyberspace as a Military Domain in NATO

11:55am:
KEYNOTE: Sir Julian King, Commissioner for the Security Union, European Commission
The Future of EU Internal Security

12:10pm:
Ulrike Franke, Policy Fellow, European Council on Foreign Relations (ECFR)
Drones – Hope, Hype, Hysteria

12:15pm:
Steven Blockmans, Senior Research Fellow & Head of EU Foreign Policy, Centre for European Policy Studies (CEPS)
The EU Defence Train Has Left the Station: Speed and Direction Unknown

12:20pm:
Dr. Christian Mölling, Deputy Director of the Research Institute, The German Council on Foreign Relations (DGAP)
Military Power und Military Discourses

12:25pm:
Arne Schönbohm, President, German Federal Office for Information Security (BSI)
Cybersecurity as an Enabler for Digitization

 

12:30pm: Matching Lunch

 

2:00pm: SESSION 3

2:00pm:
Lieutenant-General (Retd) Louis Lillywhite
, Former Surgeon-General of the British Armed Forces
Health Security – Bringing Non-State Armed Groups in from the Cold

2:05pm:
Sebastian Schäffer, Research Associate, Institute for the Danube Region and Central Europe (IDM)
The Western Balkans - Stuck in Limbo Between Brussels and Moscow?

2:10pm
Milan Nič, Senior Fellow, German Council on Foreign Relations (DGAP)
Europe’s Balkan Problem

2:15pm:
Dr. Sigurd Rink, Military Bishop, Evangelical Church in Germany
Modern mercenaries?

2:20pm:
Dr. Tim H. Stuchtey, Executive Director, Brandenburg Institute for Society and Security (BIGS)
The Role of the Private Sector in National Security

2:25pm:
Commander Dr. Dr. Robert Koch, General Staff Officer, German Federal Armed Forces
From Penetration Testing to Cyber Resilience

2:30pm:
Prof. Dr. Robert H. Schmucker, Apl. Prof. at Astronautics, Ludwig-Maximilian-University of Munich
A Comparative Method for Situation Analysis - North Korea’s Missile and Nuclear Program

2:35pm
Stefan Soesanto, Cybersecurity & Defence Fellow, European Council on Foreign Relations (ECFR)
What Happens in Cyberspace Should Stay in Cyberspace

2:40pm
Colonel Dr. Katalyn Rossmann, Medical Forces Command Munich
Health Goes Digital - Modelling a Military Health System

2:45pm
Bernhard Kowatsch, Head of the Innovation Accelerator, United Nations World Food Programme (WFP)
Innovations and Startups will Help Reach Global Food Security

2:50pm
Prof. Dr. Gerta Köster, Munich University of Applied Sciences
Can Computers Make Crowds Safer?

2:55pm
Thomas Schiller
, Head of Regional Programme Sahel, Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung (KAS)
G5 Sahel: a Regional Answer to Regional Challenges

3:00pm
Dr. Anja Opitz, Head of Section for International Relations, APB Tutzing
The Nexus between Global Health and Security

3:05pm
Sebastian Sons, Associate Fellow in the Middle East and North Africa Program, German Council on Foreign Relations (DGAP)
Saudi Arabia's New Populism: The Common Enemy Iran

3:10pm
Dr. René Rieger
, Chairman, Middle East and International Affairs Research Group e.V.
Saudi Arabia - Anchor of Stability or Destabilizing Force?

3:15pm
Dr. Ulli Waltinger
, Head of Research Group Machine Intelligence, Siemens AG
Artificial Intelligence at Siemens: Teaching Machines to Learn from Blackbox to Explainable

3:20pm
Prof. Dr. Bernhard Stahl
, University of Passau
The Right Thing to do in the Arab World

3:20pm
Prof. Dr. Udo Helmbrecht,
 Executive Director, European Union Agency for Network and Information Security
The Right Thing to do in the Arab World

 

3:25pm Matching Break

 

4:30pm SESSION 4

4:30pm:
KEYNOTE: Kumi Naidoo, Designated Secretary General, Amnesty International / Board Chair, Africans Rising for Justice, Peace and Dignity
The Imperative of Creative Maladjustment in an Unequal, Unjust and Unsustainable World

4:45pm:
Thorsten Benner, Director, Global Public Policy Institute (GPPi)
Dealing With Russian Influence Operations: The Weaknesses of the West’s Response

4:50pm:
Prof. Dr. Werner Weidenfeld
, Center for Applied Policy Research (C·A·P), Ludwig-Maximilian-University of Munich (LMU)
Europe - In Search of a Future Strategy

4:55pm:
Sebastian Gräfe, Analyst, German Centre for Civil Military Cooperation of the German Armed Forces
Civil-Military Interaction: Divergent Interests, Convergent Action?

5:00pm:
Michael L. Bauer, Vice-Chairman, Middle East and International Affairs Research Group e.V.
Dealing with Forced Migration in the Middle East: Challenges and Perspectives

5:05pm:
Amanda Sloat, Robert Bosch Senior Fellow, The Brookings Institution
Turkey and the West: Keep Calm and Muddle Through

5:10pm:
Ludwig Schulz, Center for Applied Policy Research (C·A·P), Ludwig-Maximilian-University of Munich (LMU)
Strategic Choices for Dealing with Turkey

5:15pm:
Prof. Dr. Florian Alt, Munich University of Applied Sciences
Not Yet Another Password, Please! - Rethinking Authentication in the 21st Century

5:20pm:
Ronen Bergman, Author and Journalist, The New York Times & Yedioth Ahronoth
This is How the Technological Revolution Saved Israel from the Suicide Terrorists

5:25pm:
Radosław Sikorski, Former Speaker of the Polish Parliament and Polish Foreign Minister
European Security after Brexit


5:30pm: Farewell & Get Together