| AGENDA |

DAY 1 TUESDAY, OCTOBER 5th 2021

DEFENCE & RESILIENCE TRACK

WELCOME

Zbigniew Pisarski – Co-Chair, Warsaw Security Forum & President of the Board, Casimir Pulaski Foundation, Poland

OPENING SPEECH

Mariusz Błaszczak – Minister of National Defence, Poland

Nicolae Ciucă – Minister of National Defence, Romania

Kalle Laanet – Minister of Defence, Estonia

Olivera Injac – Minister of Defence, Montenegro

Moderation: Ali Aslan – International TV Presenter and Journalist

Alessandro Profumo – CEO of Leonardo, Italy

Tim Cahill – Senior Vice President, Lockheed Martin, USA

Paul W. Jones – Vice President International Government Relations, Raytheon Technologies & Ambassador to Poland (2015-2018), USA

Małgorzata Darowska – Plenipotentiary of the Minister of Infrastructure for UAV (2019-2021), Poland

Brig. Gen. (R.) Adam Duda – Head of Armament Inspectorate, Poland (2015-2016)

Greg Melcher – COO, New Generation Warfare Centre, USA

Yurii Punda – General Director, Defense Policy Directorate, Ministry of Defense, Ukraine

Moderation: Jerzy Aleksandrowicz – Research Fellow, Casimir Pulaski Foundation, Poland

Matteo Bisceglia – Director, OCCAR-EA, Italy

Piotr Dardziński – President of Łukasiewicz Research Network, Poland

Jadwiga Emilewicz – Member of Parliament, Deputy Prime Minister (2020), Poland

Marek Niedużak – Undersecretary of State, Ministry of Economic Development, Labour and Technology, Poland

Col. Andrea Truppo – General Manager, Eurofighter Program for Kuwait, Joint International Program Office, Italy

Moderation: Paulina Zamelek – Research Fellow, Casimir Pulaski Foundation, Poland

Gen. (R) Philip M. Breedlove – Supreme Allied Commander Europe, NATO (2013-2016), USA

Brig. Gen. Andreas Delp – Air Force Command, Germany

Gen. (R) Vincenzo Camporini – Chief of the Defence General Staff (2008-2011), Italy

Lt. Gen. Tadeusz Mikutel – First Deputy Chief of the General Staff of the Armed Forces, Poland

Col. (R) Krystian Zięć – Expert, Casimir Pulaski Foundation, Poland

Moderation: Tomasz Smura – Director of Research Office, Casimir Pulaski Foundation, Poland

DAY 2 WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 6th 2021

DEFENCE & RESILIENCE TRACK

Brig. Gen. Kazimierz Dyński – Commander, 3rd Air Defence Brigade, Poland

Lt. Gen. (R) Ben Hodges – Pershing Chair in Strategic Studies, Center for European Policy Analysis (CEPA), USA

Col. Michał Marciniak – Plenipotentiary for the Wisła Program, Poland

Radoslava Stefanova – Head, Integrated Air and Missile Defence Section, NATO

Moderation: Marek Świerczyński – Head of Security and International Affairs Desk, Polityka Insight, Poland

Cdr Claudia de Cesare – Italian Navy General Staff, Italy

Cpt David Goldsmith – UK Ships Acquisition – Future Systems, Royal Navy, United Kingdom

RAdm. Krzysztof Jaworski – Commander, Maritime Component Command, Poland

Reuben Johnson – Defence technology analyst and political affairs correspondent, USA

RAdm. Jarosław Ziemiański – Inspector of the Navy, Poland

Moderation: Beata Górka-Winter – University of Warsaw, Poland

Robert Kośla – Director, Department of Cybersecurity, Chancellery of the Prime Minister, Poland

Marcin Krasuski – Government Affairs and Public Policy Manager, Google, Poland

Anett Numa – Digital Transformation Adviser, e-Estonia Briefing Centre, Trade and Innovation Centre, Enterprise Estonia, Estonia

Justyna Orłowska – Plenipotentiary of the Prime Minister for Govtech, Poland

Moderation: Wanda Buk – Vice President of the Management Board, PGE Group, Poland

Lt. Gen. Andreas Marlow – Commander of 1 German-Netherlands Corps in Münster, Germany

Phillip A. Petersen – President, New Generation Warfare Centre, USA

Lt. Gen. Tomasz Piotrowski – Commander of Armed Forces Operational Command, Poland

Brig. Gen. (R) Dariusz Wroński – Commander of the 1st Aviation Brigade, Poland

Moderation: Anna Maria Anders – Ambassador to Italy, State Secretary in the Chancellery of the Prime Minister (2016-2019), Poland

DAY 1 TUESDAY, OCTOBER 5TH 2021

GLOBAL OUTLOOK

Katarzyna Pisarska – Co-Chair, Warsaw Security Forum, Casimir Pulaski Foundation

Michał Baranowski – Co-Chair, Warsaw Security Forum, German Marshall Fund of the United States

Paweł Soloch – Head of National Security Bureau, Poland

Mevlüt Çavuşoğlu – Minister of Foreign Affairs, Turkey

Pekka Haavisto – Minister for Foreign Affairs, Finland

Dmytro Kuleba – Minister of Foreign Affairs, Ukraine

Zbigniew Rau – Minister of Foreign Affairs, Poland

Moderation: Katarzyna Pisarska – Co-Chair, Warsaw Security Forum, Casimir Pulaski Foundation

Session  in partnership with GMF Black Sea Trust , USA

Baiba Braže – Assistant Secretary General, Public Diplomacy Division, NATO

Paweł Soloch – Head of National Security Bureau, Poland

Péter Szijjártó – Minister of Foreign Affairs, Hungary

Moderation: Michał Baranowski – Co-Chair, Warsaw Security Forum, German Marshall Fund of the United States

Opening remarks: Lorenzo Guerini – Minister of Defence, Italy

Gen Rajmund Andrzejczak – Chief of the General Staff of the Polish Armed Forces

Gen (R) Philip M. Breedlove – Supreme Allied Commander Europe, NATO (2013-2016), USA

Gen (R) Vincenzo Camporini – Chief of the Defence General Staff (2008-2011)

Sonia Lucarelli – University of Bologna, Member of the Board of Directors and the Executive Committee, Istituto Affari Internazionali (IAI)

Moderation: Ali Aslan – IInternational TV Presenter and Journalist

Session in partnership with Istituto Affari Internazionali, Italy

Andrzej Duda – President of the Republic of Poland

Florence Gaub – Deputy Director, European Union Institute for Security Studies

Fritz Felgentreu – Member of Bundestag, SPD

Artis Pabriks – Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Defense of Latvia (online)

Moderation: Jana Puglierin – Head, European Council on Foreign Relations Berlin Office

Session in partnership with Friedrich Ebert Stiftung, Germany

Opening remarks:

Sviatlana Tsikhanouskaya – Leader of the Belarusian Democratic Movement

Discussion:

Mantas Adomėnas – Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs, Lithuania

Hanna Hopko – Member of Parliament (2014-2019), Ukraine

Paweł Kowal – Member of Parliament, Vice-Chair of Foreign Affairs Committee, Poland

Katarina Mathernova – Deputy Director General for Neighbourhood Policy and Enlargement Negotiations, European Commission (online)

Moderation:  Alina Inayeh – Director, Black Sea Trust for Regional Cooperation, German Marshall Fund of the United States, Romania

 Session in partnership with Konrad Adenauer Stiftung, Germany

Laudation:

Toomas Hendrik Ilves, President of Estonia (2006-2016)

Acceptance speech on Alexey Navalny’s behalf:

Vladimir Milov – member of Russian democratic opposition, Deputy Minister of Energy, Russia (2002)

Leonid Volkov – Head of Alexey Navalny’s Regional HQ Network

DAY 2 WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 6TH 2021

GLOBAL OUTLOOK

Zbigniew Rau – Minister of Foreign Affairs, Poland

Helga Schmid – Secretary-General, OSCE

Robert Rydberg – Deputy Minister for Foreign Affairs, Sweden

Moderation: Jacek Czaputowicz – Minister of Foreign Affairs, Poland (2018-2020)

Olha Stefanishyna – Deputy Prime Minister for European and Euro-Atlantic Integration, Ukraine

Reinhard Bütikofer – Member of European Parliament, Alliance 90/Greens

Linas Linkevičius – Minister of Foreign Affairs (2012-2020), Lithuania

Lt Gen (R) H.R. McMaster – US National Security Advisor (2017-2018) (online)

Marcin Przydacz – Undersecretary of State, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Poland

Moderation: Alan Riley – Atlantic Council, Senior Fellow

Session in partnership with Heinrich Böll Stiftung, Germany

Benedetta Berti – Head of Policy Planning in the Office of the Secretary General, NATO

Theresa Fallon – Director Centre for Russia, Europe, Asia Studies (CREAS), Brussels

Mike Rogers – Chairman of the Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence, US Congress (2011-2015), Member of the Board of Directors, Atlantic Council, USA (online)

Radosław Sikorski – Member of the European Parliament, EPP (online)

Moderation: Dean Cheng – Senior Research Fellow, Asian Studies Center, Davis Institute for National Security and Foreign Policy, The Heritage Foundation

Session in partnership with the Heritage Foundation, USA

Toomas Hendrik Ilves – President of Estonia (2006-2016)

Vladimir Kara-Murza – Chairman, Boris Nemtsov Foundation

Daria Kaleniuk – Co-founder and Executive Director, Anticorruption Action Centre, Ukraine

Michał Kobosko – Chairman, Polska 2050, Poland

Moderation: Roland Freudenstein – Vice President, GLOBSEC, Bratislava, (fmr Policy Director, Wilfried Martens Centre for European Studies, Belgium)

Session in partnership with the Wilfried Martens Centre for European Studies, Belgium

Commissioner Maroš Šefčovič – Vice President of the European Commission, Interinstitutional Relations (online)

Moderation: Terry Martin, TV News Anchor & Journalist

Opening Remarks: The Honorable Marcy Kaptur (D-OH) – Member of the U.S. House of Representatives, Co-Chair of the Poland Caucus, Ukraine Caucus, and Hungary Caucus, USA (online)

Tobias Ellwood – Chair of the Defense Select Committee, House of Commons, UK

Dereck J. Hogan – Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary in the Bureau of European and Eurasian Affairs, USA (online)

David Petraeus – Director of CIA (2011-2012), USA

Moderation: Shashank Joshi – The Economist

DAY 1 TUESDAY, OCTOBER 5th 2021

ROUNDTABLES

Dmytro Kuleba – Minister of Foreign Affairs, Ukraine

Zbigniew Rau – Minister of Foreign Affairs, Poland

Mantas Adomėnas – Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs, Lithuania

Moderation: Katarzyna Pisarska – Co-Chair, Warsaw Security Forum, Casimir Pulaski Foundation, Poland

Jan-Olof Lind – State Secretary, Ministry of Defence, Sweden

Alessandro Marrone – Head of Defence Programme & Documenti IAI editor, Institute of International Affairs (IAI), Italy

Moderation: Robert Pszczel – Senior Fellow, Casimir Pulaski Foundation, Poland

Roundtable in partnership with Woodrow Wilson Center, USA

Siim Valmar Kiisler – MP, Estonia

Konstaninos Kyranakis – MP, Greece

Cătălin Teniță – MP, Romania

George Tuță – MP, Romania

Krista Baumane – MP, Latvia

Uldis Budrikis – MP, Latvia

Pavel Fischer – Senator, Czech Republic

Botond Csoma – MP, Romania

Žygimantas Pavilionis – MP, Lithuania

Szél Bernadett – MP, Hungary

Răzvan Prișcă – MP, Romania

Andrey Černigoj – MP, Slovenia

Roundtable in partnership with International Republican Institute, USA

Megi Fino – Deputy Minister for Europe and Foreign Affairs, Albania

Uroš Lampret – State Secretary, Ministry of Defence, Slovenia

Frano Matušić – State Secretary, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Croatia

Bujar Osmani – Minister of Foreign Affairs, North Macedonia

Đorđe Radulović – Minister of Foreign Affairs, Montenegro

Moderation: Bart Szewczyk – Adjunct Professor, Sciences Po & Non-resident Senior Fellow, German Marshall Fund of the US, USA

Jacek Czaputowicz – Minister of Foreign Affairs (2018 – 2020), Poland

Jens Plötner – Political Director, Federal Foreign Office, Germany

Nils Schmid – Member of the Bundestag, SPD, Germany

Nicolas Tenzer – President, Centre d’étude et de réflexion pour l’action politique (CERAP), France

Moderation: Florence Gaub – Deputy Director, European Union Institute for Security Studies

Roundtable in partnership with German Atlantic Association, Germany

Vladimir Milov – Member of Russian opposition, Associate of Alexey Navalny, Deputy Energy Minister of the Russian Federation (2001-2002), Russia

Leonid Volkov – Head, Network of Regional HQs for Alexey Navalny, Russia

Zhanna Nemtsova – Founder, Boris Nemtsov Foundation, Russia

Moderation: Adam Eberhardt – Director, Centre for Eastern Studies (OSW), Poland

Session in partnership with Center for Eastern Studies (OSW), Poland

Report Presentation:

Maria Langan-Riekhof – U.S. National Intelligence Officer for Strategic Future, USA

William Berkley – U.S. Deputy National Intelligence Officer for Europe, USA

Reactions:

Suzanne Raine – Head of the Joint Terrorism Analysis Centre (2015-2017), Affiliate Lecturer, Centre for Geopolitics, University of Cambridge, United Kingdom

Bogdan Klich – Senator, Chair of Foreign and European Affairs Committee, Poland

Moderation: Łukasz Pawłowski – Political commentator, journalist, speechwriter, Poland

Roundtable in partnership with National Intelligence Council, USA

Mantas Adomėnas – Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs, Lithuania

Anna Maria Anders – Ambassador to Italy, State Secretary in the Chancellery of the Prime Minister (2016-2019), Poland

Hanno Pevkur – Member of Parliament, First Vice President of the Parliament, Estonia

Loredana Teodorescu – Head, European and International Affairs, Istituto Luigi Sturzo, Italy

Moderation: Franak Viacorka – Senior Advisor to Sviatlana Tsikhanouskaya, Belarus

Report Presentation:

Samuel Charap – Senior Political Scientist, RAND Corporation, USA

Reactions:

Leszek Jażdżewski – Editor-in-Chief, Liberte journal, Poland

Nad’a Kovalcikova – Senior Analyst, European Union Institute for Security Studies

Helmut Brandstätter – Member of Parliament, Speaker for Foreign Affairs, NEOS, Austria

Linas Linkevičius – Minister of Foreign Affairs (2012 – 2020), Lithuania

Moderation: Reinhard Krumm – Head, FES Regional Office in Vienna for Cooperation and Peace in Europe

Roundtable in partnership with Friedrich Ebert Stiftung, Germany

DAY 2 WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 6th 2021

ROUNDTABLES

Małgorzata Bonikowska – President, Center for International Relations, Poland

Shashank Joshi – Defence Editor of the Economist

Tobias Ellwood – Chair of the Defence Select Committee, House of Commons, United Kingdom

Suzanne Raine – Head of the Joint Terrorism Analysis Centre (2015-2017), Affiliate Lecturer, Centre for Geopolitics, University of Cambridge, United Kingdom

Moderation: The Rt Hon Charles Clarke – Home Secretary (2004-2006), United Kingdom

Roundtable in partnership with University of Cambridge, Centre for Geopolitics, UK

Hanna Hopko – Chairwoman, Democracy in Action: Zero Corruption Conference & Member of Parliament, Head of the Committee on Foreign Affairs (2014-2019), Ukraine

Nikoloz Samkharadze – Member of Parliament, Chair, Foreign Relations Committee, Georgia

Alessandro Marrone – Head of Defence Programme & Documenti IAI editor, Institute of International Affairs (IAI), Italy

Andrew Michta – Dean, College of International and Security Studies, George C. Marshall European Center for Security Studies, USA

Moderation: Terry Martin – TV News Anchor, Journalist

Roundtable sponsored by GMF Black Sea Trust, USA

Consultation Meeting of CEE Heads of Delegations to the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe

Opening Remarks: Rik Daems – President of the Parliamentary Assembly, Council of Europe

Inese Libina-Egnere – Member of Parliament, Chairperson of the Latvian Delegation to the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe, Latvia

Ionut-Marian Stroe – Member of Parliament, Chairperson of the Romanian Delegation to the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe, Romania

Ahmet Yildiz – Member of Parliament, Chairperson of the Turkish Delegation to the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe, Turkey

Emanuelis Zingeris – Member of Parliament, Chairperson of the Lithuanian Delegation to the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe, Lithuania

Host: Arkadiusz Mularczyk – Member of Parliament, Vice-Chair of Foreign Affairs Committee, Poland

Roundtable hosted by the Polish Delegation to the PACE, Poland

Tomasz Chłoń – NATO Office in Moscow, Ambassador of Poland to Estonia (2005-2010) and Slovakia (2013-2015), Poland

Marko Mikhelson – Member of Parliament, Chairman of the Foreign Affairs Committee, Estonia

Anett Numa – Digital Transformation Adviser, e-Estonia Briefing Centre, Trade and Innovation Centre, Enterprise Estonia, Estonia

Nitzan Levi – Fellow, International Institute for Counter-Terrorism, Israel

Rytis Rainys – Director, National Cyber Security Center, Lithuania

Moderation: Agnieszka Magdziak-Miszewska – Ambassador of the Republic of Poland to Israel, Poland

Roundtable in partnership with ELNET-Poland

Presentation by:

Jacob Poushter – Associate Director, Global Attitudes Research, Pew Research Center

Reactions:

Dean Cheng – Senior Research Fellow, Davis Institute for National Security and Foreign Policy, The Heritage Foundation, USA

Theresa Fallon – Director, Centre for Russia, Europe, Asia Studies (CREAS)

Moderation: Terry Martin – TV News Anchor, Journalist

Roundtable in partnership with the Pew Research Center, USA

Lenka Burgerova – Councillor for Development of Urban Planning, Architecture and Public Space of Prague, Czech Republic

Eva Nemcovska – Deputy Mayor of Trnava, Slovakia

Jakub Mazur – Deputy Mayor of Wroclaw, Poland

Gábor Kerpel-Fronius – Deputy Mayor of Budapest, Momentum Party, Hungary

Moderation: Zuzana Papazoski – Resident Director for Central Europe, NDI

Roundtable in partnership with National Democratic Institute (NDI), USA

Opening remarks: Matteo Mecacci – Director, OSCE Office for Democratic Institutions and Human Rights (ODIHR)

Sandra Bencic – Member of Parliament, Croatia (online)

Alicia Homs Ginel – Member of the European Parliament, Spain

Thomas Greminger – Director, Geneva Center for Security Policy, OSCE Secretary-General (2017-2020), Switzerland

Marta Pardavi – Co-Chair, Hungarian Helsinki Committee, Hungary

Bruno Stagno Ugarte – Deputy Executive Director for Advocacy, Human Rights Watch, Costa Rica

Moderation:  Wojciech Przybylski – Editor-in-chief, Visegrad Insight, Res Publica, Poland

Roundtable in partnership with the ODIHR

Sylvie Hartlief – Ambassador of the European Union to Benin

Clare Hutchinson – NATO Secretary General’s Special Representative for Women, Peace and Security (2018-2021)

Moderation: Federiga Bindi – Jean Monnet Chair, Università di Roma Tor Vergata & Director, Foreign Policy Initiative, Institute for Women’s Policy Research, USA

Roundtable in partnership with “The State of Women” – a Erasmus+-network on Women Leadership

Jacek Bartosiak – Founder, Strategy & Future & Senior Fellow, Casimir Pulaski Foundation, Poland

Jan Havránek – Deputy Minister for Defence Policy and Strategy, Ministry of Defence, Czech Republic

Barbora Maronkova – Communications Advisor on Strategic Concept, Policy Planning Unit, Office of the Secretary General, NATO

Jana Puglierin – Head, European Council on Foreign Relations, Berlin Office, Germany

Moderation: Robert Pszczel – Senior Fellow, Casimir Pulaski Foundation, Poland

Roundtable in partnership with NATO

DAY 1 TUESDAY, OCTOBER 5th 2021

WORKING SESSIONS (BREAKFAST/LUNCHES)

Gen. (R) Philip M. Breedlove – Supreme Allied Commander Europe, NATO (2013-2016), USA

Lt Gen. (R) Ben Hodges – Pershing Chair in Strategic Studies, Center for European Policy Analysis (CEPA), USA

Moderation: Michał Baranowski – Co-Chair, Warsaw Security Forum, German Marshall Fund of the United States, Poland

DAY 2 WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 6th 2021

WORKING SESSIONS (BREAKFAST/LUNCHES)

Clare Hutchinson – NATO Secretary General’s Special Representative for Women, Peace and Security (2018-2021)

Irene Fellin – Founder and President, Women in International Security, Italy

Helga Schmid – Secretary-General, OSCE

Olha Stefanishyna – Deputy Prime Minister for European and Euro-Atlantic Integration, Ukraine

Host: Christine Harbison – Sector Vice President and General Manager, Northrop Grumman

Moderation: Katarzyna Pisarska – Co-Chair, Warsaw Security Forum, Casimir Pulaski Foundation, Poland

Moderation: Zbigniew Pisarski – Co-Chair, Warsaw Security Forum & President of the Board, Casimir Pulaski Foundation, Poland

| ABOUT WSF2021 |

After the success of the Road to Warsaw Security Forum #Road2WSF in November 2020, the in-person conference is coming back to Warsaw and will be held on the 5-6th of October, 2021!

This year we are offering the WSF community a unique hybrid format of engagement. The WSF 2021 will be attended by a carefully selected group of around 500 participants, including heads of state, government ministers, world-renowned experts and Young Transatlantic Leaders. The participants will come to Warsaw to take part in panel discussions, debates, roundtables and networking sessions.

The WSF2021 will be available to the larger audience via an online platform allowing virtual participants to take part in main events, network among each other and interact with speakers.

Warsaw Security Forum is hosted by DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel and Conference Centre Warsaw

| SPEAKERS |

See all WSF2021 speakers

| PARTICIPANTS |

In-Person Participants

The in-person participation is limited to 500 on-site participants, representing the following groups:

  • WSF2021 Speakers & Moderators

  • Representatives of Polish Public Administration and Military

  • Representatives of Partner Organizations (please see partner list below)

  • Young Transatlantic Leaders selected in the framework of two programs: New Security Leaders Program and the Academy of Young Diplomats

  • Media Representatives

Invitations to the on-site event will be issued to selected participants by the end of June 2021.

Registered Online Participants

The hybrid format of the conference will allow for active engagement in the event through an online WSF platform, with chats, polls, networking rooms and webinars available to a group of up to 1000 registered participants.

Only registered viewers will get access to exclusive content, allowing participants to actively ask questions during sessions, comment via the chat box, meet in discussion rooms and much more!

Registration to the online platform is subject to receiving a personalized, non-transferable invitation from the Organizers. The registration will open on September 1st, 2021 and close on October 1st, 2021.

If you are interested in online participation in WSF2021 and you do not receive your invitation by August 31st, 2021, please fill in the “Request for WSF2021 Online Participation” available below

APPLY HERE

Wider Public

The WSF2021 “Global Track” and “Defense Track” components will be also be live-streamed via our social media profiles: Facebook, Twitter and YouTube and thus available to the wider public in a passive mode.

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CHECK OUT OUR INSTAGRAM AT @WARSAWFORUM FOR REGULAR UPDATES, QUOTES AND PICTURES

LIKE OUR FACEBOOK PAGE AND VIEW PHOTO GALLERY OF THE PREVIOUS EDITIONS 

SUBSCRIBE TO OUR
YOUTUBE CHANNEL AND
WATCH THE RECORDED SESSIONS

| FOLLOW |

FOLLOW US AT @WARSAWFORUM & JOIN THE DISCUSSION BY USING THE HASHTAG #WSF2021

CHECK OUT OUR INSTAGRAM AT @WARSAWFORUM FOR REGULAR UPDATES, QUOTES AND PICTURES

LIKE OUR FACEBOOK PAGE AND VIEW PHOTO GALLERY OF THE PREVIOUS EDITIONS 

SUBSCRIBE TO OUR
YOUTUBE CHANNEL AND
WATCH THE RECORDED SESSIONS

| HEALTH AND SAFETY |

At the Warsaw Security Forum, we put the health and safety of our Guests first. The preparations for the 2021 edition are conducted in accordance with the measures recommended by the Chief Sanitary Inspector of the Republic of Poland and the Ministry of Health of the Republic of Poland in order minimize the risk of contamination to the greatest extent possible.

We are following the latest Covid-19-related developments very closely as well as the recommendations issued by the Government of the Republic of Poland, the World Health Organization and all other relevant authorities.

For more detailed information on the current restrictions which are in place please visit the official website of the Polish Government available at: https://www.gov.pl/web/coronavirus

Venue and Covid-19-related requirements

The in-person part of the WSF 2021 will take place in the Double Tree by Hilton hotel in Warsaw. The conference areas will only be accessible to the pre-registered Guests in possession of a badge granted based on the previous registration record as well as proof of vaccination or a negative Covid-19 test. So far, over 94% of Guests have declared that they have been vaccinated and the rest have declared they will provide a negative Covid-19 test result upon arrival. On-site testing will be provided to Guests in exceptional circumstances between the hours of 7 a.m. and 2 p.m. on both days of the conference.

We will require all Guests and Staff to wear face masks covering their mouth and nose and everyone will be encouraged to disinfect and wash their hands regularly.

All Staff present at the Venue will also be fully vaccinated by one of the vaccines approved by the European Medicines Agency (EMA).

Arrival to Poland

As quarantine might be mandatory upon arrival to Poland from some regions, all international Participants are encouraged to check these provisions before arriving to Poland. This can be done via at the following websites: https://www.gov.pl/web/coronavirus/travel  or https://www.gov.pl/web/coronavirus/temporary-limitations

These regulations are subject to change in line with the evolving epidemiological situation and Participants are advised to follow the updates regularly.

We remind you that some groups are exempt from mandatory quarantine. This exemption applies to, among others:

  • Soldiers and civilian personnel of the Armed Forces of the Republic of Poland and its allies, while on duty;

  • Members of the diplomatic corps, consulates and representatives of international organizations as well as their families and any other persons crossing the border using a diplomatic passport;

  • All persons in possession of the EU Digital Covid Certificate.

The full list can be accessed here.

The Organizers will follow the different regulations and recommendations issued by the Government of the Republic of Poland and the World Health Organization and will do their best to update this webpage accordingly. All Guests are equally encouraged to follow the official regulations and recommendations and keep themselves up to date on the evolving provisions.

Lastly, we highly encourage all Guests to have a valid international insurance policy, which will, among others, insure against any Covid-19-related costs. We can take no responsibility for any medical costs incurred by our Guests.

The full version of the Health and Safety Strategy of the Warsaw Security Forum can be found here.