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MAIN CONFERENCE DAY 2

8:15 AM - 8:45 AM REGISTRATION & COFFEE

8:45 AM - 9:15 AM CHAIRMAN’S OPENING REMARKS AND PLENARY SESSIONS

9:00 AM - 9:30 AM HOST NATION ADDRESS: THE POLISH HOLISTIC APPROACH TO AIR DEFENCE: BUILDING AN ARMED FORCES CAPABLE OF PROTECTING POLAND’S BORDERS THROUGH ADVACED AIR DEFENCE & AIR POLICING

· Constructing a state-of-the-art air defence network to safe-guard the integrity of Poland’s air space
· Integrating the air defence network with the air force to form a comprehensive air defence capability
· Responding to the contemporary operating environment; how are the current and future plans

8:00 AM - 8:40 AM THE IMPLEMENTATION AND MODERNISATION OF THE CZECH ARMED FORCES MISSLE DEFENCE SYSTEMS

· An overview of current capability and insight into the Czech strategic priorities
· Replacing the end of the Czech Republic’s end of lifespan Soviet-made SA-6 mobile surface-to-air missile systems
· Ensuring the optimal integration of the incoming 3D Mobile Air Defence Radar (MADR) system to be used parallel with incoming surface-to-air missile system

10:20 AM - 10:50 AM MORNING COFFEE AND NETWORKING

10:50 AM - 11:20 AM SECURING THE INTEGRITY OF BULGARIAN AIR SPACE WITHIN NATO’S AIR DEFENCE SYSTEM THROUGH NEW ACQUISITIONS & REGIONAL COORDINATION

· Insight into BAF modernisation programme which includes the acquisition of new 3D radars and acquisition of automated command and control systems
· Progressive mitigation of the dependence on non-NATO and EU suppliers of arms and equipment
· building of an Element of NATO command and control system for the Air Force and achieving full operational capabilities in during 2019

11:20 AM - 12:00 PM PANEL DISCUSSION: FORMULATING A STRATEGY FOR ENHANCED EASTERN EUROPEAN AIR & MISSILE DEFENCE CAPABILITY THROUGH REGIONAL COLLABORATION

This panel discussion will bring together Eastern Europe’s senior air defence leadership to enable discussion on how collectively the region can safeguard against airborne threats.
· What collaborative strategies can be employed to increase coordination and joint-capability between Eastern European nations in air defence?
Which type of threat should be perceived as the danger for the air defence commanders currently and what strategies can be implemented to counter this?

12:00 PM - 12:55 PM NETWORKING LUNCH

1:00 PM - 1:30 PM EXAMINING THE ROLE TASK FORCE 64 PLAYS IN BMD OPERATIONS IN EUROPE

· Structural and organisational overview of 6th fleet and Task Force 64
· Executing and supporting the mission of STRIKEFORNATO and the U.S. European Phased Adaptive Approach
· Providing the ability to intercept ballistic missiles threatening NATO European Territory

1:40 PM - 2:20 PM THE CURRENT OPERATIONAL CAPABILITY OF SPAN’S AIR AND MISSILE DEFENCE PORTFOLIO

· A summative overview of Span’s air and missile defence capability and assets which includes 6 batteries of PAC-2 and a variety of other short-medium range capabilities
· The means of simulation as an essential element of training in peacetime
· The integration of communications protocols and data links

2:20 PM - 2:50 PM INTEGRATED GERMAN AIR & MISSILE DEFENCE: CONSIDERATIONS FROM THE LUFTWAFFE’S AIR AND MISSILE DEFENCE WING 1

· Outlining the structure of AMD Wing 1 which is made up of Anti-Aircraft Missiles Group 21, 24 and 61 as well as Air Missile Group 26
· Managing, maintaining and ensuring the operational readiness of the Luftwaffe’s Patriot missile defence system
· Lessons learned and outcomes from Air and Missile Defence Wing 1’s involvement in exercise ‘Silver Arrow’ 2016, which saw 9 different nations participate in commitment to NATO collective security

3:00 PM - NaN:NaN AM AFTERNOON TEA AND NETWORKING

3:30 PM - 4:00 PM THINKING, PLANNING AND ACTING STRATEGICALLY AND COMPREHENSIVELY IN MULTIPLE CRISES AND OPERATIONS SIMULTANEOUSLY: COMPREHENSIVE CRISIS AND OPERATIONS MANAGEMENT CENTRE

· Structural and organisational overview of the role the CCOMC plays in NATO AMD operations and capability
· Providing an understanding of the full breadth of the crisis spectrum; identifying crises and assessing their impact on the security of the Alliance
· Strategically directing ongoing NATO operations in order to deliver comprehensive outcomes of collective benefit to the Alliance, its partners and nations in need of assistance

4:10 PM - 4:50 PM THE ROLE OF THE NSPA IN FUTURE IMPLEMENTATION OF ACQUISITION PROJECTS AND JOINT COOPERATIVE DEVELOPMENTS, PROCUREMENT AND IN SERVICE SUPPORT TO NATIONS

· Providing logistics support for a broad variety of systems and equipment, including: Unmanned Aerial Systems, GBAD systems, Sensors, Command and Control Systems and Communication Systems
· Examining the NATO Air Defence Ground Environment (NADGE) which provides support for the following equipment integrated in the NADGE: Radar heads, data handling and display equipment, communications equipment and identification equipment

4:50 PM - 5:20 PM CHAIRMAN’S CLOSING REMARKS AND END OF DAY TWO