Program

 
SecD-Day Conference and Exhibition 2023 - Preliminary Program 
Theme: Defence Industry in the New Era
(Organizer reserves the right to any changes in the program.)

 

8 February 2023

09.00          Exhibition opens

10.00          Opening Ceremony

                    Opening Address by Mr. Mikko Savola, Minister of Defence of Finland

10.30         Keynote Speech by Ms. Wendy Gilmour, NATO Assistant Secretary General,
                   Defence Investment

11.30          Conference Program I -  The New Era

                     Panel discussion on Defence Industry in the New Era moderated by 
                     Commodore Jukka Anteroinen, Chief of Staff, Finnish Navy
                  

                    Panelists
                    - Ms. Tarja Jaakkola, National Armaments Director of Finland
                    - Mr. Jan Pie, Secretary General, ASD
                    - Mr. Esa Rautalinko, CEO, Patria and Chairman of the Board AFDA

13.00         DA-Group presentation
                     New Era of Sea Mines
                     - VADM (ret) Kari Takanen, Senior Advisor DA-Group,
                     former Chief of the Finnish Navy
                 

13.30          WithSecure Presentation "Building Strategic Visibility to Cyber Security"
                   - Mr. Antti Laatikainen, Principal Consultant

14.15         Conference Program II

                   Strategic and Emergent Technologies

                   COL (eng) Jyri Kosola

                   Panel moderated by LTC (eng) Tero Solante, Insinööriupseeriliitto
                   Panelists
                   Dr. Pasi Niinikoski, Patria
                   Dr. Erja Turunen, VTT
                   Mr. Jarmo Puputti, Digital Defence Ecosystem
                   

15.15        AFDA Strategy Group Presentation
                  - Mr. Sauli Eloranta, VTT, representing AFDA Strategy Group

16.00        Exhibition closes

16.30        AFDA’s Pre-Valentine’s Day Reception for invitees

 

9 February 2023

9.00            Exhibition opens

9.30            Keynote speech by Major General Janne Jaakkola, Deputy Chief of Staff,
                    Strategy, Finnish Defence Forces,

                    Second Keynote Speech  by Mr. Timo Pesonen
                    Director-General for Defense Industry and Space, European Commission

10.30          Insta Presentation 

11.00          Time to pitch!

                    Company pitches

11.30          Conference Program III

                    Strengthening the European Defence Technological and Industrial Base -
                    The European Defence Agency in support of the European defence industry
                    - Mr. Marian Savu, Policy Officer Industry Relations & Support,
                    European Defence Agency

12.30          Millog presentation
                   Threats and Resilience - Millog's point of view
                    - Mr. Petri Seppälä, VP, Readiness and Operational Planning

13.00          Conference Program IV

                    The War in Ukraine – what are lessons learned from a
                    technological perspective (language Finnish and English)

                    National Defence University of Finland

14.30          Saab Finland Presentation

15.00          Telenor Maritime Presentation

16.00         Event closes