Speakers2018-07-18T14:57:37+00:00

WSF2018 Speakers

Jacek Czaputowicz
Jacek CzaputowiczMinister of Foreign Affairs, Poland
Jerzy Kwieciński
Jerzy Kwieciński Minister of Investment and Economic Development, Poland
Ivanna Klympush-Tsintsadze
Ivanna Klympush-Tsintsadze First Deputy Prime Minister, Ukraine
Florence Parly
Florence ParlyMinister of the Armed Forces, France
Linas Linkevicius
Linas LinkeviciusMinister of Foreign Affairs, Lithuania
Juri Luik
Juri LuikMinister of Defense, Estonia
David Zalkaliani
David Zalkaliani Minister of Foreign Affairs, Georgia
Paweł Soloch
Paweł Soloch Secretary of State, Head of the National Security Bureau, Poland
Konrad Szymański
Konrad Szymański Secretary of State, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Poland
Thomas Silberhorn
Thomas SilberhornParliamentary State Secretary, Federal Minister of Defence, Germany
Bartosz Cichocki
Bartosz CichockiUnder Secretary of State, Ministry Foreign Affairs, Poland
Sophie Katsarava
Sophie Katsarava Chairperson of the Committee on Foreign Affairs Parliament of Georgia
Jacek Bartosiak
Jacek Bartosiak Director, Wargaming Studies and Simulations Programme, Casimir Pulaski Foundation, Poland
Michał Baranowski
Michał BaranowskiDirector of the German Marshall Fund’s office in Warsaw
Beata Biały
Beata Biały Senior Expert (2016-2018), NATO Strategic Communications Centre of Excellence
Dr. Małgorzata Bonikowska
Dr. Małgorzata Bonikowska President of the Centre for International Relations, Poland
Marcin Bużański
Marcin BużańskiDirector of Peace and Stabilization Strategies Program, Casimir Pulaski Foundation, Poland
Ian Brzezinski
Ian Brzezinski Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for Europe and NATO policy (2001-2005), Resident Senior Fellow at Atlantic Council, United States
Eugene Czolij
Eugene Czolij President, Ukrainian World Congress
Col. Gjert Lage Dyndal
Col. Gjert Lage Dyndal Strategic Analysis Capability Team, NATO
Adam Eberhardt
Adam Eberhardt Director, Centre for Eastern Studies (OSW), Poland
George Friedman
George FriedmanChairman and Founder, Geopolitical Futures, United States
Roland Freudenstein
Roland Freudenstein Policy Director, Wilfried Martens Centre for European Studies, Belgium
Gustav Gressel
Gustav Gressel Senior Policy Fellow, European Council on Foreign Relations, Austria
Mark Gunzinger
Mark GunzingerSenior Fellow, Center for Strategic and Budgetary Assessments, USA
Anni Hellman
Anni Hellman Deputy Head of Unit, DG Connect, European Commission
LTG (retired) Ben Hodges
LTG (retired) Ben HodgesFormer commanding general US Army Europe, Pershing Chair, CEPA Partner, Berlin Global Advisors
Kalin Anev Janse
Kalin Anev Janse Member of the Management Board and Secretary General of the European Stability Mechanism
Iulia Joja
Iulia JojaFellow, Center for Military History and Social Sciences of the Bundeswehr, University of Potsdam
David Kramer
David Kramer Senior Fellow at McCain Institute, U.S Assistant Secretary of State for Democracy, Human Rights, and Labor (2008-2009), United States
Michał Kobosko
Michał Kobosko Director, Atlantic Council
Andrius Kubilius
Andrius Kubilius Prime Minister (2008-2012), Member of Seimas, Lithuania
Aleksander Kwaśniewski
Aleksander KwaśniewskiPresident of Poland (1995-2005)
Martina Larkin
Martina Larkin Head of Europe and Member of the Executive Committee, World Economic Forum
Fabrice Leggeri
Fabrice LeggeriExecutive Director, FRONTEX
Merle Maigre
Merle Maigre Director at NATO Cooperative Cyber Defence Centre of Excellence
Claudia Major
Claudia MajorSenior Associate, Stiftung Wissenschaft und Politik, Germany
Ronan Murphy
Ronan Murphy Chief Executive Officer, Smarttech247, Ireland
Mustafa Nayyem
Mustafa NayyemDeputy of Verkhovna Rada, Commission for the Euro-integration, Ukraine
Janusz Onyszkiewicz
Janusz Onyszkiewicz Minister of Defence of the Republic of Poland (1991-1993, 1997-2000)
Zbigniew Pisarski
Zbigniew Pisarski President and Founder, Casimir Pulaski Foundation, Poland
Katarzyna Pisarska
Katarzyna PisarskaDirector and Founder, European Academy of Diplomacy (EAD), Poland
Katarzyna Pełczyńska-Nałęcz
Katarzyna Pełczyńska-Nałęcz Director, Forum Idei, Batory Foundation, Poland
Maciej Popowski
Maciej PopowskiDeputy Director-General, European Neighbourhood Policy and Enlargement Negotiations, European Commission
Jorge Portugal
Jorge Portugal Director General, Associação Empresarial para a Inovação, Portugal
Robert Pszczel
Robert Pszczel Senior Officer, Russia and Western Balkans, Public Diplomacy Division, NATO
Anders Fogh Rasmussen
Anders Fogh Rasmussen NATO Secretary General (2009-2014)
Jamie Shea
Jamie Shea Deputy Assistant Secretary General for Emerging Security Challenges (2012-2018), United Kingdom
Col. (ret.) Dr. Zdzislaw Śliwa
Col. (ret.) Dr. Zdzislaw Śliwa Dean, Baltic Defence College, Poland
Julianne Smith
Julianne Smith Senior Fellow and Director, Transatlantic Security Program, Center for the New American Security (CNAS)
Jarosław Sordyl
Jarosław Sordyl Deputy Director of Cybersecurity, PSE S.A., Head, CERT PSE
Lior Tabansky
Lior Tabansky Researcher, Blavatnik Interdisciplinary Cyber Research Center, Israel
Nicolas Tenzer
Nicolas TenzerPresident, Centre d'étude et de réflexion pour l'action politique (CERAP), France
Bruno Tertrais
Bruno TertraisDeputy Director, Fondation pour la Recherche Stratégique, France
Julien Théron
Julien ThéronSciences Po Saint-Germain-en-Laye, France
Steve Tsang
Steve Tsang Associate Fellow, Asia-Pacific Programme, The Royal Institute of International Affairs, Chatham House
Tomáš Valášek
Tomáš Valášek Director, Carnegie Europe
Celeste Wallander
Celeste Wallander President and CEO of the U.S.-Russia Foundation, United States
Brian Whitmore
Brian Whitmore Senior Fellow, Center for European Policy Analysis (CEPA)
Richard Wike
Richard Wike Director of Global Attitudes Research, Pew Research Center, United States
Andrzej Zybertowicz
Andrzej Zybertowicz Advisor to the President of the Republic of Poland

WSF2017 Speakers

Giorgi Margvelashvili
Giorgi MargvelashviliPresident of Georgia
Mateusz Morawiecki
Mateusz MorawieckiDeputy Prime Minister, Minister of Economic Development and Finance of Poland
Paweł Soloch
Paweł SolochSecretary of State, Head of the National Security Bureau, Poland
Linas Linkevicius
Linas Linkevicius Minister of Foreign Affairs, Lithuania
Thomas Greminger
Thomas GremingerSecretary General, Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe
Daniel Kostoval
Daniel KostovalDeputy Minister - Head of the Armaments and Acquisition Division, Czech Republic
Andrzej Zybertowicz
Andrzej ZybertowiczAdvisor to the President of the Republic of Poland
Tengiz Pkhaladze
Tengiz PkhaladzeAdvisor-Foreign Relations Secretary to the President of Georgia
Jerzy Aleksandrowicz
Jerzy Aleksandrowicz Research Fellow, Casimir Pulaski Foundation, Poland
Alberto Alemanno
Alberto AlemannoFounder, Good Lobby, Jean Monnet Professor of EU Law, HEC Paris, France
Arturo Alfonso-Meirino
Arturo Alfonso-MeirinoDirector, Organisation conjointe de coopération en matière d'armement (OCCAR), Spain
Anders Åslund
Anders ÅslundSenior Fellow, Atlantic Council, United States
Adam Baczko
Adam BaczkoResearch Fellow, Noria South Asia Program, Sorbonne, France
 Michał Baranowski
Michał BaranowskiDirector, German Marshall Fund of the United States, Warsaw Office, Poland
Jacek Bartosiak
Jacek BartosiakDirector of the Wargaming Studies and Simulations Program, Casimir Pulaski Foundation, Poland
Isaac Ben-Israel
Isaac Ben-IsraelHead of the Blavatnik Interdisciplinary Cyber Studies Center, Tel-Aviv University, Israel
Małgorzata Bonikowska
Małgorzata BonikowskaPresident, Center for International Relations, Poland
Klaus-Dieter Borchardt
Klaus-Dieter BorchardtDirector, Dir B: Internal Energy Market - DG Energy, Belgium
Frances G. Burwell
Frances G. BurwellDistinguished Fellow, Future Europe Initiative, Atlantic Council, United States
Michael Carpenter
Michael CarpenterDeputy Assistant Secretary of Defence, Pentagon, US Department of Defence, Office of the Secretary of Defence for Policy (2015-2017), United States
Melissa Conley Tyler
Melissa Conley TylerNational Executive Director, Australian Institute of International Affairs, Australia
Norman Davies
Norman DaviesHonorary Fellow, Oxford University, United Kingdom
Anna Maria Dyner
Anna Maria DynerHead of the Program, Polish Institute of Foreign Affairs, Poland
Adam Eberhardt
Adam EberhardtDirector, Center for Eastern Studies (OSW), Poland
Anna-Karin Eneström
Anna-Karin Eneström Director General for Political Affairs, Ministry for Foreign Affairs, Sweden
Theresa Fallon
Theresa Fallon Director, Center for Russia Europe Asia Studies (CREAS), Belgium
Roland Freudenstein
Roland FreudensteinPolicy Director, Wilfired Martens Center for European Studies, Belgium
Thomas Garrett
Thomas Garrett Secretary General, Community of Democracies, Poland
Aleksandra Gasztold
Aleksandra GasztoldAssistant Professor, University of Warsaw, Poland
Francois Godement
Francois GodementSenior Policy Fellow, European Council on Foreign Relations, United Kingdom
Wiesław Goździewicz
Wiesław GoździewiczLegal Adviser, NATO Joint Force Training Center, Poland
Martin Griffiths
Martin GriffithsExecutive Director, European Institute of Peace, Belgium
Magdalena Grono
Magdalena GronoProgram Director, Europe & Central Asia, International Crisis Group, Belgium
Mark Gunzinger
Mark GunzingerSenior Fellow, Center for Strategic and Budgetary Assessments, United States
Lóránt Győri
Lóránt GyőriPolitical Analyst, Political Capital Institute, Hungary
Benjamin Haddad
Benjamin HaddadResearch Fellow, Hudson Institute, France
Sylvia Hartleif
Sylvia HartleifTeam Leader, Foreign Policy Team, European Political Strategy Centre, European Commission
Hanna Hopko
Hanna HopkoHead of the Parliamentary Foreign Affairs Committee, Verkhovna Rada, Ukraine
Vladislav Inozemtsev
Vladislav InozemtsevDirector, Center for Post-Industrial Studies, Russia
Michał Jach
Michał Jach Chairman of National Defence Commission, Poland
Jakub Janda
Jakub JandaHead, Kremlin Watch Program; Deputy Director for Public and Political Affairs, European Values, Czech Republic
Vuk Jeremić
Vuk JeremićFounder and President, Center for International Relations and Sustainable Development (CIRSD), Foreign Minister of Serbia (2007-2012), Serbia
Mehdi Jomaa
Mehdi JomaaPrime Minister of Tunisia (2014-2015)
Thomas Karako
Thomas KarakoDirector, Missile Defence Project, Center for Strategic and International Studies, United States
Walter Kemp
Walter KempSenior Advisor, OSCE 2017 Chairmanship
Gilles de Kerchove
Gilles de KerchoveCounter-Terrorism Coordinator, European Council
Hamoon Khelghat-Doost
Hamoon Khelghat-DoostPhD scholar, Teaching Assistant, Department of Political Science at the National University of Singapore, Singapore
James Kirchick
James KirchickVisiting Fellow, Brookings Institution, United States
Michal Kobosko
Michal KoboskoDirector of the Office in Warsaw, Atlantic Council, Poland
Miriam Lexmann
Miriam LexmannEU Regional Program Director, International Republican Institute, Belgium
Jarno Limnell
Jarno Limnell Professor of Cybersecurity, Finnish Aalto University, Finland
Piotr Łukasiewicz
Piotr ŁukasiewiczSenior Fellow, Casimir Pulaski Foundation, Poland
Joanna Maćkowiak-Pandera
Joanna Maćkowiak-PanderaPresident, Forum for Energy, Poland
Claudia Major
Claudia MajorAdvisory Board for Civilian Crisis Prevention, Federal Foreign Office, Germany
Grzegorz Małecki
Grzegorz MałeckiHead, Foreign Intelligence Service (AW) (2015-2016), Director of Cybersecurity, Economy and Energy Programs, Casimir Pulaski Foundation, Poland
Brigham McCown
Brigham McCownChairman and CEO, Nouveau Inc., United States
Antónia Mészáros
Antónia MészárosAnchor, ATV, Hungary
Andrew Michta
Andrew MichtaDean, College of International and Security Studies at the George C. Marshall European Center, Germany
Dominik Mierzejewski
Dominik MierzejewskiProfessor, Department of East Asian Studies, University of Łódź, Poland
Daniel Mitov
Daniel MitovMinister of Foreign Affairs of Bulgaria (2014-2017)
Monika Morawiecka
Monika MorawieckaStrategy Director, PGE Polska Grupa Energetyczna S.A., Poland
Nitzan Nuriel
Nitzan NurielDirector, Counter-Terrorism Bureau of at the Prime Minster's Office ( 2007-2012), Israel
Ted Piccone
Ted PicconeSenior Fellow and Acting Director, Brookings Institutions, United States
Zbigniew Pisarski
Zbigniew PisarskiPresident and Founder, Casimir Pulaski Foundation, Poland
Robert Pszczel
Robert PszczelSenior Officer, Public Diplomacy Division, NATO
Peter Roberts
Peter RobertsDirector of Military Sciences and Senior Research Fellow, Royal United Services Institute, United Kingdom
Frank A. Rose
Frank A. RoseAssistant Secretary of State for Arms Control, Verification, and Compliance (2014-2017), United States
Mikheil Saakashvili
Mikheil SaakashviliPresident of Georgia (2004-2013)
Sven Sakkov
Sven SakkovDirector, International Center for Defence and Security, Estonia
Patrycja Sasnal
Patrycja Sasnal Head of the Middle East and North Africa Program, Polish Institute of International Affairs (PISM), Poland
Olivier Schmitt
Olivier SchmittAssociate Professor, Center for War Studies, University of Southern Denmark; Scientific Director, L’Association pour les Études sur la Guerre et la Stratégie, Denmark
Tobias Schumacher
Tobias Schumacher Chairholder of the European Neighbourhood Policy Chair, College of Europe, Poland
Roman Shutov
Roman ShutovProgram Director, Telekritika NGO, Ukraine
Brooke Stedman
Brooke StedmanDeputy Director, Women in International Security
Christian Strohal
Christian StrohalAmbassador, Special Representative for the Austrian OSCE Chairmanship
Justyna Szczudlik
Justyna SzczudlikHead of Asia-Pacific Program, Polish Institute of International Affairs, Poland
Zsuzsanna Szelényi
Zsuzsanna SzelényiMember of the National Assembly, Hungary
Nicolas Tenzer
Nicolas TenzerPresident, Centre d'étude et de réflexion pour l'action politique (CERAP), France
Bruno Tertrais
Bruno TertraisDeputy Director, Fondation pour la Recherche Stratégique, France
Hannah Thoburn
Hannah ThoburnResearch Fellow, Hudson Institute, USA
Rafał Trzaskowski
Rafał Trzaskowski Member of Parliament, Poland
David Venable
David VenableVice President, Cyber Security at Masergy, United States
Vaira Vīķe-Freiberga
Vaira Vīķe-FreibergaPresident of Latvia (1999-2007)
Christopher Walker
Christopher WalkerVice President, National Endowment for Democracy, United States
Brian Whitmore
Brian WhitmoreSenior Russia Analyst, Radio Free Europe, Czech Republic
Major General Moshe Yaalon
Major General Moshe Yaalon Minister of Defence of Israel (2013-2016)
Roberto Zadra
Roberto ZadraHead IAMD Section, NATO