Panel IV – Security challenges in the Black Sea area and the Balkans Part II (Chatham House rules)

Chair– Mr. Dan Dungaciu |member of the Scientific Council of the New Strategy Center|
Mr. General Nicolae Ciucă |Chief of the General Staff, Ministry of Defense, Romania|
Mr. Lieutenant General Jan Broeks |Director General of the International Military Staff , NATO|
Mr. Mustafa Aydin |rector of Kadir Has University Istanbul and president of the International Relations Council of Turkey, Turkey|
Mr. Przemysław Żurawski vel Grajewski |advisor for defense issues to the Minister of Foreign Affairs, Poland|
Mr. Robert Barić |Lecturer, Croatian Defense Academy „Dr. Franjo Tuđman”, Croatia|

Panel V a – Cyber security and education (open session)

Chair– Mr. Ionel Nițu |president of the New Strategy Center|
Mr. Cristian Cucu, |Secretary of state for information technology, CIO office coordinator, Romanian Government|
Mr. Siim Alatalu |Head of International Relations, NATO Cooperative Cyber Defence Centre of Excellence,Tallinn, Estonia |
Mr. Florian Ciolacu  |Vice-president SIVECO Romania|
Mr. Cristian Sfichi  |BD Director Defense & Security, Thales Systems Romania|
Mr. Răzvan Cioc  |Provision Software Division, Romania|

Panel V b – The Black Sea militarization and the effects on the regional security (Chatham House rules)

ChairMr. Emanuel Plopeanu |dean of History and Political Sciences Faculty, Ovidius University Constanța|
Mr. Constantin Ionescu |state advisor, Presidential Administration, Romania|
Ms. Deborah Sanders |reader at King’s College London, UK|
Mr. Col. Marius Șerbeszki |Deputy Dean of the Command and Staff College, National Defense Academy, Romania|
Mr. Francesco Tosato |senior fellow at Centro Studi Internazionali, Rome, Italy|

Panel VI – Security and economic cooperation in the Balkans and the Black Sea area (Chatham House rules)

ChairDr. Mihai Gîrțu |professor, Ovidius University Constanța|
Mr. Vasile Iuga |senior advisor at PriceWaterhouseCoopers Romania|
Mr. Iliya Lingorski  |president of the European Institute for Strategy and Analysis, Bulgaria|
Mr. Marko Savković |programme director of the Belgrade Security Forum, Serbia|
Mr. Col. Cristian Bizadea |deputy director of the Romanian Intelligence Service, Romania|

Closing remarks: Ambassador Sergiu Celac |member of the Scientific Council of the New Strategy Center|