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Joint Air & Space Power Conference 2017

The Role of Joint Air Power in NATO Deterrence


Conference Agenda

10 October 2017

Icebreaker and Industry Showcase

11 October 2017

Inaugural Session with JAPCC Director´s Opening Address

Keynote Speech by Lieutenant General Jeffrey Lofgren, USA AF, ACT DCOS Capability Development

Panel 1: Today’s Security Challenges and Threats to NATO and Partners

Prof Andrea Margelletti (ITA), Chairman CESI
LtGen Steven M. Shepro (USA), Deputy Chairman Military Committee
Dr. Paul Dickson (CAN), Strategic Analyst Centre for Operational Research and Analysis (CORA)
Dr. Mira Milosevich-Juaristsi (ESP), Senior Fellow Real Instituto Elcano
Dr. Adam Lowther (USA), Director School of Advanced Nuclear Deterrence Studies

Director’s Luncheon

Panel 2: Political Cohesion and Decision-Making: Is NATO Fit for Deterrence?

MajGen Tonje Skinnarland (NOR), Chief of the Royal Norwegian Air Force
Prof. Rob de Wijk (NLD), Director Hague Centre for Strategic Studies
Prof. Iulian Fota (ROU), Director of National Intelligence College
MajGen Athanasios Savvopoulos (GRC), Hellenic Air Force Personnel Branch Director
Mark Laity (GBR), SHAPE Chief of Strategic Communications

Panel 3: Deterring from the 3rd Dimension – NATO’s Current Capabilities

ViceAdm Clive Johnstone (GBR), COM MARCOM
MajGen Dawn Dunlop (USA), COM NATO Airborne Early Warning and Control Force
LtGen Wijnen (NLD), Deputy CHOD
LtGen Dennis Luyt (NLD), Commander Royal Netherlands Air Force

Director and VIP Tour of Industry Showcases

Networking Dinner and Industry Showcase

Dinner Speech:
DEU ParlSts Dr. Ralf Brauksiepe

12 October 2017

Keynote Speech by General Sir James Everard, GBR A, DSACEUR

Panel 4: Joint Air Power – Urgent Priorities

Gen (ret) Frank Gorenc (USA), Former COM AIRCOM & Director JAPCC
LtGen (ret) Friedrich Wilhelm Ploeger (DEU), Former DCOM AIRCOM & Executive Director JAPCC
Dr. Hans Binnendijk (USA), Center for Transatlantic Relations, John Hopkins University


Briefing on Multi-Domain Command and Control

GrpCapt Blythe Crawford, CSAF SSG/Pentagon

Director’s Closing Remarks




Updated 13 September 2017