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09:15-10:30        Session 1: National Perspectives: Regional Groupings vs Collective Security
Defense ministers/NAD discussing funding and programs

    • The Hon. Katrina McFarland, Acting Assistant Secretary of the Army (Acquisition, Logistics & Technology) and Army Acquisition Executive, United States (Confirmed)
    • Morten Tiller, Deputy Secretary General and NAD, Norway (Confirmed)

10:45-12:00        Session 2: Future of NATO
Missions and activities; Smart Procurement; Co-production; Pooling and Sharing; BMD; Centers of Excellence; Command and Control

    • Jeff Bialos, Partner, Sutherland Asbill & Brennan LLP (Confirmed)
    • Peter C.W. Flory, Vice President, International,  QinetiQ North America (Confirmed)
    • Richard Froh, former Deputy Assistant Secretary General for Operations, NATO Headquarters  (Confirmed)

13:45-15:00        Session 3: US-Europe Technology Cooperation

    • Ann Cataldo, Deputy Assistant Secretary of the Army, Defense Exports and Cooperation, US –  Enduring Partnerships in Transition: Technical Partnerships during Transition (Confirmed)

15:15-16:30        Session 4: North America-Europe Industrial Partnerships: Landscape | M&A

    • David M. Van Buren, Corporate Senior VP, Business Strategy, L-3 Communications Corporation (Confirmed)
    • Camille GRAND, Director, Fondation pour la Recherche Stratégique
    • Chris Griner, Partner, Stroock, Washington, DC (Confirmed)

Moderator: Jeff Bialos, Partner, Sutherland Asbill & Brennan LLP (Confirmed)


09:30-1045         Session 5: Teaming and Competing – Industry Perspectives

    • Philippe Bensussan, CEO, Sofradir (Confirmed)
    • Brad Foreman, Strategy and Business Development, Thales
    • Christopher J.  Lombardi, Regional Director, Raytheon Europe  (Confirmed)

11:00-12:15        Session 6: Export Control Reform

    • BG Etienne PARIS, Control Delegate, Directorate General for International Relations and Strategy (DGRIS) (Confirmed)
    • Joyce Remington, Deputy Head of Trade Controls, BAE Systems plc (Confirmed)
    • Edward Peartree,  Director, Defense Trade Control Policy, U.S. Department of State (Confirmed)
    • Kevin J. Wolf, Assistant Secretary of Commerce for Export Administration, US (Confirmed)

Moderator: Gary Stanley, President, Global Legal Services, P.C.  (Confirmed)

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