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04: Military cooperation as a means to overcome security challenges

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Hauptschule
Breakout / Future of the EU
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Transnational terrorism and cyber risks necessitate increased bilateral and multilateral cooperation. A coordinated approach within Europe is also necessary in the field of migration. What are the hurdles, potentials and success criteria of such collaborations?

Director, Europe in the World Programme, Egmont - Royal Institute for International Relations, Brussels; Visiting Professor, European Political and Administrative Studies Department, College of Europe, Bruges
Navy Officer and Strategic Planner, Defence Policy Division, La Défense - Belgian Ministry of Defence, Evere
Director General, Planning Directorate Department, Austrian Federal Ministry of Defence and Sports, Vienna
Senior Analyst, EUISS - European Union Institute for Security Studies, Paris
PULS 4 Head of Info, ProSieben Sat.1 PULS 4, Vienna Chair

Dr. Sven BISCOP

Director, Europe in the World Programme, Egmont - Royal Institute for International Relations, Brussels; Visiting Professor, European Political and Administrative Studies Department, College of Europe, Bruges

2002-2008 Senior Research Fellow, Egmont - Royal Institute for International Relations, Brussels
since 2003 Visiting Professor, European Security, Ghent University, Ghent
since 2007 Visiting Professor, European Security, College of Europe, Bruges
since 2009 Director, Europe in the World Programme, Egmont - Royal Institute for International Relations, Brussels

Hans HUYGENS

Navy Officer and Strategic Planner, Defence Policy Division, La Défense - Belgian Ministry of Defence, Evere

1994-1997 Joint Operations planner, Belgian Joint Staff, Brussels
1994-2004 Equerry, Belgian Royal Palace
1999 Executive Officer F911, Belgian Navy
1999-2000 Commanding Officer, Minehunter M923, Belgian Navy
2000-2002 Staff Officer, Belgian Navy Staff, Belgian Navy
2000-2002 University of Nottingham
2002-2003 Executive Officer F912, Belgian Navy
2003-2005 Commanding Officer of Naval Operations Command, Belgian Navy
2005-2008 Staff Officer Strategic Advice on Operations, Belgian Joint Defence Staff
2007-2011 Lecturing Oceanography, Royal Military Academy
2008-2011 Strategic Military Advice and Planning of Operations, EUMS, European Union External Action Service
2011-2013 Commanding Officer, F931 Louise-Marie, Belgian Navy
2013-2014 123rd Senior Course, NATO Defence College

Mag. Franz LEITGEB

Director General, Planning Directorate Department, Austrian Federal Ministry of Defence and Sports, Vienna

Dr. Roderick PARKES

Senior Analyst, EUISS - European Union Institute for Security Studies, Paris

2009-2012 Head of SWP's Brussels Office
2012-2015 Head of Europe Program of Polish Institute of International Affairs (PISM)
2014-2015 Visiting Scholar, Foreign Policy Institute (UI), Stockholm
since 2015 Senior Analyst, EU Institute for Security Studies (EUISS) in Paris

Mag. Corinna MILBORN

PULS 4 Head of Info, ProSieben Sat.1 PULS 4, Vienna

 Studium Politikwissenschaft und Geschichte in Wien, Granada, Guatemala
1998-2002 Pressesprecherin und Globalization Officer beim WWF Österreich
seit 2003 Journalistin und Autorin mit den Schwerpunkten Globalisierung, Menschenrechte, Migration
seit 2003 Politikredakteurin beim Wirtschaftsmagazin Format
2006-2008 Recherchen, Beratung und Aufnahmeleitungen für den Dokumentarfilm "Let's Make Money" von Erwin Wagenhofer
2007-2012 Moderation, Club 2, ORF
2010-2012 Stellvertretende Chefredakteurin, News
seit 2012 Moderatorin, Pro und Contra - Der AustriaNews Talk, PULS 4
seit 2013 Informationsdirektorin, Prosieben Sat1 PULS4
2013-2014 Moderatorin, "Die letzten Zeugen" von Doron Rabinovici und Matthias Hartmann, Burgtheater Wien

Political Symposium

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26.08.2017

12:00 - 16:00Professional Programme “Our World’s Future”Partner
13:00 - 16:00Professional Programme on Strategies of InfluencePartner
13:00 - 16:00Generational perspectives on security policyPartner

27.08.2017

07:00 - 10:00Professional Programme on Strategies of InfluencePartner
07:00 - 10:00Devil’s diplomacyPartner
08:00 - 10:00The 2016 US election behind the scenesPlenary
08:00 - 09:30Fireside Talk with Ruth Dreifuss: women and powerPartner
12:00 - 14:30Opening: values and visions of a united EuropePlenary
15:00 - 16:30Acknowledging reality: coming to grips with the international systemPlenary
17:00 - 18:30The USA, the EU and Russia: what changes does the new US administration bring?Plenary

28.08.2017

06:30 - 07:30Breakfast Club 03: POLITICO morning briefingPlenary
08:00 - 10:30Breakout Session 01: War and democracy in Ukraine: what is the future?Breakout
08:00 - 10:30Breakout Session 02: From conflicts to collaborative governance: using open data and collective intelligence to achieve public-sector innovationBreakout
08:00 - 10:30Breakout Session 03: May I stay or should I go? The impact of climate change on migrationBreakout
08:00 - 10:30Breakout Session 04: Military cooperation as a means to overcome security challengesBreakout
08:00 - 10:30Breakout Session 05: How to reconcile interests in societies with declining social cohesionBreakout
08:00 - 10:30Breakout Session 06: Alternative facts, provocations and social division: how to deal with populismBreakout
08:00 - 10:30Breakout Session 07: The EU on trial: 60 years of conflict and cooperation in EuropeBreakout
08:00 - 10:30Breakout Session 08: Geoengineering: governance implications, technical options and risksBreakout
08:00 - 10:30Breakout Session 09: Genome editing: governing on the cusp of uncertaintyBreakout
08:00 - 10:30Breakout Session 11: Innovation in a contested environment: from the outside in and the inside outBreakout
10:30 - 11:30Fireside Talk with Talia SassonPartner
10:30 - 12:00Lunch receptionBreakout
12:00 - 14:30Breakout Session 12: Digital Security: Social MediaBreakout
12:00 - 14:30Breakout Session 13: New freedoms, old constraints? Challenges of integrating female refugees in AustriaBreakout
12:00 - 14:30Breakout Session 14: Science-based policy-making in times of post-truth?Breakout
12:00 - 14:30Breakout Session 15: Migration and the Arts: Europe’s next narrativeBreakout
12:00 - 14:30Breakout Session 16: The Dublin dilemma and the way outBreakout
12:00 - 14:30Breakout Session 17: Democracy in Central and Eastern Europe: catching up or showing the way?Breakout
12:00 - 14:30Breakout Session 18: Mission-oriented innovation policy in practiceBreakout
12:00 - 14:30Breakout Session 19: An end to a costly war: alternatives to failed drug policiesBreakout
12:00 - 14:30Breakout Session 20: The Arctic: new narratives for a disputed territoryBreakout
12:00 - 14:30Breakout Session 21: Democracy reloaded: what can we learn from bottom-up democratic innovations?Breakout
15:30 - 17:00Security and liberty in the digital futurePlenary
17:30 - 19:00Green Innovation: urgent & important at oncePlenary

29.08.2017

07:00 - 10:30Transformative pathways to sustainability: from perception to changing behaviourPlenary