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Security Research Event 2018 - Agenda

5 December 2018


Opening of the registration and of the projects exhibition

Registration Hall, Level -1 / Grand Hall, Level -2, The Square

12.30 - 13.30


13.30 - 14.00

VIP exhibition tour

14.00 - 14.10


Director General Paraskevi Michou, DG HOME, European Commission

14.10 - 14.40

Keynote speeches

Norbert Hofer, Austrian Minister for Transport, Innovation and Technology
Dan Nica, Member of European Parliament
Olivier Onidi, Deputy Director General, DG Migration and Home Affairs, European Commission

14.40 - 15.10

Press Conference

14.50 - 15.10

Presentation by Babak Akhgar, Director of Centre of Excellence in Terrorism, Resilience, Intelligence and Organised Crime Research

15.15 - 16.45

High-level panel 1

Making Europe a safer place: Demonstrating the impact of security research – Challenges and barriers

16.50 - 18.20

High-level panel 2

Projects Afterlife: From the lab to real life

18.30 - 20.30

Dinner reception

6 December 2018

09.00 - 10.30

Parallel panel discussions:

Panel discussion: Citizens awareness
Panel discussion: Terrorism
Panel discussion: Border security

11.00 - 12.30

Parallel panel discussions:

Panel discussion: Disaster resilient societies
Panel discussion: Radicalisation

12:30 - 14:00


14:00 - 15:30

Parallel panel discussions:

Panel discussion: Protection of public spaces
Panel discussion: Cybercrime
Panel discussion: Maritime security

15:30 - 16:30

Closing Plenary

Laura Birkman, Ecorys, Philippe Quevauviller, DG HOME, and Montserrat Marin-Ferrer, JRC: Database of H2020 and Capacity-Building Projects: Facilitating searches via the CoU and DRMKC Explorer Websites

Philippe Quevauviller, DG HOME: Community of Users Outlook for 2019

Closing remarks:
Ralph Hammer, Staff Group for Technology Transfer and Security Research in the Austrian Ministry for Transport, Innovation and Technology
Mathias Oel, Director for Migration, Mobility and Innovation, DG HOME