Speakers 2017-08-21T10:31:03+00:00

WSF2017 Confirmed Speakers

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
Małgorzata Bonikowska
Małgorzata BonikowskaPresident, Centre for International Relations, Poland
Bill Browder
Bill BrowderCEO, Hermitage Capital Management, United Kingdom
Marcin Bużański
Marcin BużańskiDirector of Peace and Stabilization Strategies Program, Casimir Pulaski Foundation, Poland
Michael Carpenter
Michael CarpenterDeputy Assistant Secretary of Defense, Pentagon, US Department of Defense, Office of the Secretary of Defense for Policy (2015-2017), United States
Naureen Chowdhury-Fink
Naureen Chowdhury-FinkSenior Gender Adviser, Counterterrorism/CVE, United Nations Women, United Nations
Melissa Conley Tyler
Melissa Conley TylerNational Executive Director, Australian Institute of International Affairs, Australia
Norman Davies
Norman DaviesHonorary Fellow, Oxford University, United Kingdom
Chantal de Jonge Oudraat
Chantal de Jonge OudraatPresident, Women in International Security, United States
Anton du Plessis
Anton du PlessisManaging Director, Institute for Security Studies, South Africa
Adam Eberhardt
Adam EberhardtDirector, Centre for Eastern Studies (OSW), Poland
Theresa Fallon
Theresa Fallon Director, Centre for Russia Europe Asia Studies (CREAS), Belgium
Roland Freudenstein
Roland FreudensteinPolicy Director, Wilfired Martens Centre for European Studies, Belgium
George Friedman
George FriedmanChairman and Founder, Geopolitical Futures, United States
Francois Godement
Francois GodementSenior Policy Fellow, European Council on Foreign Relations, United Kingdom
Wiesław Goździewicz
Wiesław GoździewiczLegal Adviser, NATO Joint Force Training Centre, Poland
Beata Górka-Winter
Beata Górka-WinterDeputy Director, Strategy Office, Polska Grupa Zbrojeniowa, Poland
Patrick Graichen
Patrick GraichenDirector, Agora Energiewende, Germany
Magdalena Grono
Magdalena GronoProgram Director, Europe & Central Asia, International Crisis Group, Belgium
Lóránt Győri
Lóránt GyőriPolitical Analyst, Political Capital Institute, Hungary
Benjamin Haddad
Benjamin HaddadResearch Fellow, The Hudson Institute,
Nicolas Hénin
Nicolas HéninJournalist, President, Action Resilience, France
Hanna Hopko
Hanna HopkoMember of Parliament, Ukraine
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)
Tom Karako
Tom KarakoSenior Fellow and Director, Center for Strategic and International Studies, United States
Walter Kemp
Walter KempSenior Vice President in years 2010-2016, International Peace Institute, Austria
Hamoon Khelghat-Doost
Hamoon Khelghat-DoostPhD scholar, Teaching Assistant, Department of Political Science at the National University of Singapore, Singapore
James Kirchick
James KirchickSenior Fellow, Foreign Policy Initiative, United States
Michal Kobosko
Michal KoboskoDirector of the Office in Warsaw, Atlantic Council, Poland
Daniel Kostoval
Daniel KostovalDeputy Minister of Defence, Czech Republic
Michał Kurtyka
Michał KurtykaUndersecretary of State, Ministry for Energy, Poland
Edward Lucas
Edward LucasSenior Editor, the Economist, United Kingdom
Piotr Łukasiewicz
Piotr ŁukasiewiczSenior Fellow, Casimir Pulaski Foundation, Poland
Joanna Maćkowiak-Pandera
Joanna Maćkowiak-PanderaPresident, Forum for Energy, Poland
Marek Magierowski
Marek MagierowskiUndersecretary of State for Economic Diplomacy, America Policy and Asia Policy
Merle Maigre
Merle MaigreSecurity Adviser to the President of the Republic of Estonia
Grzegorz Małecki
Grzegorz MałeckiHead, Foreign Intelligence Service (AW) (2015-2016), Director of Economy and Energy Programme, Casimir Pulaski Foundation, Poland
Jean-Luc Marret
Jean-Luc MarretSenior Associate Fellow, Center for Transatlantic Relations; Research Fellow, Foundation for Strategic Research, France
Brigham McCown
Brigham McCownChairman and CEO, Nouveau Inc., USA
Antonia Meszaros
Antonia MeszarosAnchor, ATV, Hungary
Andrew Michta
Andrew MichtaDean, College of International and Security Studies at the George C. Marshall European Center, Germany
Dominik Mierzejewski
Dominik MierzejewskiHead, Asian Affairs Centre, University of Łódź, Poland
Daniel Mitov
Daniel MitovMinister of Foreign Affairs of Bulgaria (2014-2017)
Róbert Ondrejcsák
Róbert OndrejcsákState Secretary of the Ministry of Defence of the Slovak Republic
Ted Piccone
Ted PicconeSenior Fellow and Acting Director, Brookings Institutions, United States
Marc Pierini
Marc PieriniVisiting Scholar, Carnegie Europe, Belgium
Richard Pipes
Richard PipesProfessor Emeritus, Harvard University, United States
Katarzyna Pisarska
Katarzyna PisarskaDirector and Founder, European Academy of Diplomacy (EAD), Poland
Zbigniew Pisarski
Zbigniew PisarskiPresident and Founder, Casimir Pulaski Foundation, Poland
Tengiz Pkhaladze
Tengiz PkhaladzeAdvisor-Foreign Relations Secretary to the President of Georgia
Peter Roberts
Peter RobertsProfessor and Academic Director, Emory University Goizueta Business School, United States
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)
Seyed Mohammad Kazem Sajjadpour
Seyed Mohammad Kazem SajjadpourAdviser to the Iranian Foreign Minister, Iran
Patrycja Sasnal
Patrycja Sasnal Head of the Middle East and North Africa Programme, Polish Institute of International Affairs (PISM), Poland
Olivier Schmitt
Olivier SchmittAssociate Professor, Center for War Studies, University of Southern Denmark, Denmark
Tobias Schumacher
Tobias Schumacher Chairholder of the European Neighbourhood Policy Chair, College of Europe, Poland
Roman Shutov
Roman ShutovProgram Director, Telekritika NGO, Ukraine
Paweł Soloch
Paweł SolochHead, National Security Bureau at the Chancellery of the President of the Republic of Poland
Jens Spahn
Jens SpahnParliamentary State Secretary, Federal Ministry of Finance, Germany
Brooke Stedman
Brooke StedmanDeputy Director, Women in International Security; National Security Fellow, Foundation For Defense of Democracies, United States
Zsuzsa Szelényi
Zsuzsa SzelényiMember of the National Assembly, Hungary
Nicolas Tenzer
Nicolas TenzerPresident, Centre d'étude et de réflexion pour l'action politique (CERAP)
Bruno Tertrais
Bruno TertraisDeputy Director, Fondation pour la Recherche Stratégique, France
Nathalie Tocci
Nathalie TocciDirector, Istituto Affari Internazionali, Italy
Ivan Vejvoda
Ivan VejvodaSenior Vice President, German Marshall Fund (GMF), 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
Roberto Zadra
Roberto ZadraHead IAMD Section, NATO, Belgium
Andrzej Zybertowicz
Andrzej ZybertowiczAdvisor to the President of the Republic of Poland