Program

Here you will find all information regarding the programme of the Future Force Conference on Thursday 9 and Friday 10 February 2017. Please note that the provisional programme below may be modified as the preparation for the conference progress.

Day 1 | Thursday February 9

blkje28:00 Registration

blkje29:00 Opening General Tom Middendorp
Chief of Defence Netherlands Armed Forces

blkje29:20 Keynote Frans Timmermans
First Vice-President of the European Commission

blkje29:45 Keynote Ana Saldarriaga
Columbian Engineer, Former CEO and President of AIESEC

blkje210:00 Coffee break

blkje213:00 Networking lunch

blkje216:45 Reflection Prof. Jonathan Holslag
Professor of International Politics, Free University Brussels

blkje217:05 Keynote and closing remarks Jeanine Hennis-Plasschaert
The Netherlands Minister of Defence

blkje217:30 Drinks & Bites All guests

blkje218:45 End of day one

Day 2 | Friday February 10

blkje28:00 Registration

blkje29:00 Opening and welcome Prof. Jonathan Holslag
Professor of International Politics, Free University Brussels

blkje29:20 Keynote

blkje29:35 Keynote Dr. William Roper
Director of the Strategic Capabilities Office, Department of Defense, United States of America

blkje29:50 Panel discussion

blkje210:05 Coffee break

blkje213:00 Networking lunch

blkje214:00 Welcome Jacki Davis
Moderator

blkje214:05 Reflection Prof. Jonathan Holslag
Professor of International Politics, Free University Brussels

blkje214:20 Keynote Rob Wainwright
Director of Europol

blkje214:35 Keynote Major General Munir Muniruzzaman (ret)
Global Military Advisory Council On Climate Change Chairman and former military advisor to the President of Bangladesh

blkje214:50 Panel discussion
Prof. Jonathan Holslag, Professor of International Politics, Free University Brussels
Rob Wainwright, Director of Europol
Darius Jonas Semaška, Ambassador of Lithuania to the Netherlands
Monica Maggioni, President of RAI and Vice president of EBU (the European Broadcasting Union)

blkje215:30 Keynote

blkje215:45 Closing remarks General Tom Middendorp
Chief of Defence Netherlands Armed Forces

blkje216:00 End of conference