September newsletter of the European Defence Conference: final updates

posted 30 Sep 2011, 02:58 by Jan Wind   [ updated 30 Sep 2011, 02:59 ]
We look forward to welcoming participants to the Euroopean Defence Conference next month.
Plans are now being finalised with speakers and exhibitors and we take this opportunity to provide additional details below.

Programme, Speakers and Abstracts
Since we informed you on the speakers at the EDC in the August 2011 newsletter we received confirmation of a number of additional speakers:

Mr. Adam Sowa, Deputy Chief Executive of the European Defence Agency EDA
Mr. Heinrich Brauss, Deputy Assistant Secretary General for Defence Policy and Planning of NATO
Mr. Eric Huybrechts, Deputy Director of OCCAR-EA
Mr. Christian-Peter Prinz zu Waldeck, Managing Director of the German Federal Association of Security and Defence Industries (BDSV)
Mr. Vincent Baudinaud, Defense and Security technological advisor at EADS
Dr. Mariusz Andrzejczak, Vice President R&T of Bumar, PL
Mr. Andreas Schönenberg, Head Applications Demonstration Projects Division of the European Space Agency (ESA)

In the speakers section of the EDC website you will find detailed information on these, and other, speakers.
Most session abstracts are now available on-line as well.

Supporting Associations and Partners Update

We are proud to announce the Australian company Project Performance International as well as the United States base United Technologies Corporation and their subsidiaries Pratt & Whitney, Sikorsky, PZL Mielec and WSK “PZL-Rzeszów” S.A. as sponsor and exhibitor

Over 10 associations of European defence and security industries and associations of defence and security technology engineers have publicised the conference plans and news to their members. We are grateful for their support.
Their members receive a discount off the participation fee. Please contact Ms. Kristin Baetzel at our conference office for more information. T: +49 341 240596 71, E:

Snapshot sessions
Time allocated to the snap shot sessions will be adjusted according to the numbers accepted for the session. Subject to any further contributions we may allow for some extra time.

A new version of the conference brochure is available in the downloads section of the EDC website.
If you have any questions please contact us by email at:

The EDC Executive Team,
Jan Wind, WISER Consultancy (NL)
Merle Missoweit, Fraunhofer INT (GE)