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Security Research Event 2019

The SRE 2019 emphasised the need to deepen collaboration between funding schemes to ensure a successful market uptake of the positive outcomes of security research. The event also focused on the need for security research to keep up to speed with a fast-changing environment to fully exploit the opportunities, and address the threats, posed by new technological trends such as Artificial Intelligence.

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November 6th 2019

15:15 - 15:30 Welcome speeches

Andrea de Candido, Acting Head of Unit, DG HOME B4: Innovation and Industry for Security, Laura Yli-Vakkuri, Director General of International Affairs, Finnish Ministry of the Interior

15:30 - 16:00 Keynote speeches

Mathias Oel, Director, DG HOME Directorate B: Borders, Interoperability and Innovation, Maria Ohisalo, Finnish Minister of Interior

16:00 - 17:50 High-level panel

José Cebrian de Barrio Head of R&I and Emergency Communications at the Sub-directorate General for Information Systems and Communications for Security of the Spanish Ministry of Interior, Anya Sitaram, Founding director and executive producer of Rockhopper Media, Andrea de Candido Acting Head of Unit, DG HOME B4: Innvoation and Industry for Security, Jean-François Junger Deputy Head of Unit, DG CNECT: Cybersecurity technology and capacity building, Paolo Venturoni Chief Executive Officer, European Organisation of Security, Javier Quesada Head of Research and Innovation in the European Border and Coast Guard Agency, Frontex, Laura Yli-Vakkuri Director General of International Affairs, Finnish Ministry of the Interior

18:30 - 20:30 Cocktail

November 7th 2019

9:00-10:30 Parallel panel discussions

Procurement: Enabling the Market Uptake of Research Outcomes:
Stephan Corvers CORVERS commercial and legal affairs, François Brizard European Commission, DG RTD, Innovation ecosystems, Piia Moilanen Chief advisor, Innovative public procurements, Finnish Competence Centre for Sustainable and Innovative Public Procurement KEINO, Bertwin Lussenburg
Programme Manager Innovation Team, Ministry of Justice and Security, the Netherlands,
Soraya Artiles Burgos Guardia Civil – Technology and Innovation Service
Reducing the Accessibility of Terrorist Content:
Agne Kaarlep Policy officer, European Commission, DG HOME: Prevention of Radicalisation, Marie Maurey European Commission, DG HOME,E4: Union Actions and Procurement, Monica Florea SIVECO, Head of European Projects Department, coordinator of RED-Alert, researcher, Giacomo Francesco Speretta LEONARDO, VP Business Development, Project Tensor, Joao Paulo Ventura Criminal Investigation Coordinator, Portuguese Criminal Police, PJ-UNCT, Head of Intelligence and International Cooperation Section, Practitioner in DANTE

11:00 - 12:30 Parallel panel discussions

Border Security – Customs: Investing in Innovation for Customs Security:
Wil van Heeswijk, European Commission, DG TAXUD: Risk Management and Security, Sami Rakshit Director, Finnish Customs, Micha Slegt Senior Scientist, Customs Administration of the Netherlands, Luc Hardy Government Relations, EMEA, Smiths Group, Freja de Middeleer Belgian Customs and Excises, Expert at Risk Management Department
Artificial Intelligence: Capacities Needed to Increase Security in Europe:
Nada Milisavljevic European Commission, DG HOME B4: Innovation and Industry for Security, Stéphane Duguin EUROPOL, Head of the Internet Referral Unit, Jean-François Junger Deputy Head of Unit, European Commission, DG CNECT H1: Cybersecurity Technology and Capacity Building, Vito Morreale Director of the Industry and Security Technologies, Research and Innovation (IS3) laboratory at ENGINEERING Ingegneria Informatica, Seán Gaines Director of International Projects at Vicomtech, Panagiotis Kikiras Head of Unit Innovative Research, European Defence Agency

14:00 - 15:30 Parallel panel discussions

Integrating Needs of Disaster Risk Management Policies:
Sebastien Penzini UNDRR, Jelena Milos Disaster Risk Reduction Policy Officer, European Commission, DG ECHO, Daniel Sempere-Torres CRAHI-Univ. Politecnica de Catalunya, coordinator of the ANYWHERE project, Anna-Mari Heikkilä Senior Scientist at VTT for Risk and Continuity Management, Safety and Security, Ivonne Herrera Senior Scientist, SINTEF, Associate Professor, Norwegian University of Science and Technology, President of the Resilience Engineering Association
Hybrid threats in Internal Security:
Ilkka Salmi Finnish Ministry of Interior, Permanent Secretary, Tiina Ferm Finnish Ministry of Interior, Hybrid Threats coordinator, Aurel Sari Director, Senior Lecturer in Law, Exeter Centre for International Law, University of Exeter, Law School, Jonna Turunen Helsinki Police Department, Hanna Smith Director of Strategic Planning and Response at the Centre of Excellence for Countering Hybrid Threats and visiting professor for academic year 2019-2020 at the College of Europe, Brugge, Georgios Giannopoulos Project Officer, Scientific Research, JRC

15:30 - 16:30 Closing Plenary

Andrea de Candido, Acting Head of Unit, DG HOME B4: Innovation and Industry for Security, Ilkka Salmi, Finnish Ministry of Interior, Permanent Secretary

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Tiina Ferm

Hybrid Threats coordinator, Ministry of the Interior, Finland
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Jonna Turunen

Head of Criminal Investigation at the Helsinki Police Department
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Ilkka Salmi

Permanent Secretary of the Ministry of the Interior, Finland
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Hanna Smith

Director of Strategic Planning and Response at the Centre of Excellence for Countering Hybrid Threats and visiting professor for academic year 2019-2020 at the College of Europe, Brugge
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Georgios Giannopoulos

Research for supporting EU Policies in the domain of critical infrastructure risk and resilience assessment
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Sebastien Penzini

Risk Knowledge and Analysis United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction (UNISDR) Regional Office for Europe and Central Asia
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Jelena Milos

Policy officer on disaster risk reduction policies at the European Commission’s Directorate-General for European Civil Protection and Humanitarian Aid Operations
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Ivonne Herrera

Senior Scientist, SINTEF, Associate Professor, Norwegian University of Science and Technology, President of the Resilience Engineering Association
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Daniel Sempere-Torres

PhD Professor of Environmental Engineering at the Civil and Environmental Engineering Department of the Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, and Director of the Center of Applied Research in Hydrometeorology
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Anna-Mari Heikkilä

VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland Ltd
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Vito Morreale

Director of the Industry and Security Technologies, Research and Innovation laboratory, ENGINEERING Ingegneria Informatica
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Seán Gaines

Director of International Projects at Vicomtech
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Panagiotis Kikiras

Head of the Technology and Innovation Unit at the European Defence Agency
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Nada Milisavljevic

Policy officer in the Unit "Innovation and Industry for Security" of DG HOME
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Wilhelmus van Heeswijk

Responsible for security technology developments, customs control equipment and the implementation of smart border and supply chain security measures including research and innovation
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Sami Rakshit

Finnish Customs
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Micha Slegt

Customs administration of the Netherlands
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Luc Hardy

Government Relations EMEA, Smiths Group
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Freja De Middeleer

Risk analyst, Belgian Customs and Excise, Risk Management Department
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Monica Florea

Head of the European Projects Department at SIVECO Romania
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João Paulo Ventura

Judiciary Police - National CT Unit (PJ - UNCT)
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Giacomo Francesco Speretta

LEONARDO, VP Business Development, Project Tensor
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Agne Kaarlep

Policy Officer, Radicalisation Unit DG HOME
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Stephan Corvers

Corvers Procurement Services B.V.
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Piia Moilanen

Chef advisor, Innovative public procurements, Finnish Competence Centre for Sustainable and Innovative Public Procurement (KEINO)
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François Brizard

European Commission - DG Research and Innovation - European Innovation Council Task Force - Innovation Ecosystems
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Bertwin Lussenburg

Ministry of Justice and Security, Innovation Team
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Paolo Venturoni

CEO of the European Organisation for Security
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José Cebrian de Barrio

Spanish Ministry of the Interior
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Jean-Francois Junger

Deputy Head of Unit, Public Services DG Communications Networks, Content and Technology, European Commission
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Andrea de Candido

Head of the Innovation and Industry for Security Unit
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Laura Yli-Vakkuri

DG of International Affairs, Finnish Ministry of the Interior
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Maria Ohisalo

Finnish Minister of the Interior
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Matthias Oel

Director for Borders, Interoperability and Innovation in DG Migration and Home Affairs
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Anya Sitaram

Rockhopper Media
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Javier Quesada

Head of Research and Innovation in the European Border and Coast Guard Agency, Frontx
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INVEST

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Hybrid influencing and the city

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TOXI-TRIAGE

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ROCSAFE

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INPREP

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HEIMDALL

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ANYWHERE

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Smart Digital Agency

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DECOUNT

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VOX-POL

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MESMERISE

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PROFILE

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ASGARD

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AVIATOR

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FEATURECLOUD

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Exhibitions

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PFS (IRT SystemX)

Adressing the complexity of the cybersecurity requirements in the ports of tomorrow.
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Security of major events

The security ecosystem is mobilized to offer the best of French technology to secure major events such as the Olympic Games.
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TRESSPASS

TRESSPASS is a recently closed EU H2020 Innovation Action addressing Border and External Security topic "Risk-based screening at border crossing".
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COMPASS 2020

Coordination Of Maritime assets for Persistent And Systematic Surveillance
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H2020 ANDROMEDA

An Enhanced Common Information Sharing Environment for Border, Command, Control and Coordination Systems
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PERSONA

Privacy, Ethical, Regulatory and SOcial “No-gate crossing point solution” Acceptance.
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FOLDOUT

The FOLDOUT platform assists border guards by providing prompt detection of illegal activity in border areas obscured by foliage.
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C-BORD

The C-BORD project (effective Container inspection at BORDer control points).
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‍ENTRANCE

Efficient risk-based inspection of freight crossing borders without disrupting business.
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Agenda

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Monday 13th March 2019

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