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Symposium 2011

Start: 2011-08-03 | End: 2011-08-03
Location: Warsaw, Poland

The CIOR Symposium 2011 is held as part of the CIOR Summer Congress 2011 in Warsaw.

This year's theme is “NATO’s Strategic Concept and the Role of Reserves”

The CIOR Symposium is organized by the Symposium Working Group (SWG).

Program

 

1) Introduction

8.30 – 9.00 Opening remarks (by CIOR & CIOMR Presidencies)

9.00 – 9.15 Presentation of the Symposium : aims & timing (Moderator General : Col (SUI) Roy Kunz)

9.15 – 9.45 1st lecture : The Polish Armed Forces Transformation in light of its Professionalisation and creation of the National Reserve Forces : GEN (POL) M. Cieniuch

9.45 – 10.15 2nd lecture : NATO’s new Strategic Concept (by VADM (USN) C. Pottenger : DCOS Capability Development at SACT)

10.15 – 10.45 Coffee break
 
2) 1st panel : Transition in Afghanistan
 
10.45 - 11.25 Lecture : “Transition in Afghanistan : possible scenarios and their impacts for NATO” (MG Hukku – India)

11.25 – 12.40 Panel discussion : “How to win the post-war process” Moderator : Col R. Kunz
1. YROW’s experience (-> YROW WG)
2. LEGAL aspects (-> LEGAL WG)
3. Civil Affairs / anti-corruption / administration / Nation rebuilding (Capt (FRA) B. Chaucheprat)
4. CIOMR : Medical Training & Sanitation (-> CIOMR)
 
12.40 – 14.30 Lunch
 
3) 2nd panel : Fight against Piracy
 
14.30 – 14.45 Lecture 1 : “The SEAPHORA Project : Global picture : a threat for World Trade” by Mr. Vincent Clouzeau (FRA), Head of Maritime Department / DUPONT Partners 

14.45 – 15.00 Lecture 2 : “How do civilian shipping companies manage piracy risk” by Mr. Sturla Henriksen (NOR) (DG of Norvegian ship-owners association)

15.00 – 15.15 Lecture 3 : “The ATALANTA Operation : Practical issues on the field (e.g. legal and political aspects)”
by NCAGS specialist : LDV (BEL) Henry Delatte / Belgian Federal Ministery of Justice

15.15 – 15.30 Lecture 4 : “Lessons learned from the Ponant rescue operation” by ADM (FRA) Pierre Martinez

15.30 – 16.00 Panel discussion : “How to succeed ? New strategies ? :
On the field / Somalian State Rebuilding”
Moderator : Col R. Kunz
With the 4 speakers + a representative of Legal WG (-> LEGAL WG)

16.00 – 16.30 Coffee break
 
4) Final lectures

16.30 – 17.00 “Cyber War : a threat to National Security and governments’ responses” : Prof. Daniel Ventre (FRA), Centre National de Recherche Scientifique

17.00 – 17.30 “Consequences of success or failure in NATO’s missions : now / in the future” : GEN (NOR) S. Diesen
 
5) Conclusion

17.30 – 17.50 Panels sum up by Moderator (Col R. Kunz)

17.50 – 18.00 Closing remarks (CIOR Presidency)

 



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