April 27, 2017: 2nd Ukrainian Forum for Defense and Security in Kiev

For the 2nd time, this forum will be the place to talk and discuss various defense-related questions for over 500 key participants from military, defense industry, investors, politicians etc. from more than 20 countries.

Key points of the events are current problems and issues of the Ukrainian Defense sector: investment capabilities for state-private partnerships, increase of investments, potentials and trends in development of land and Air Forces of Ukraine, cyber-security, information technologies etc.

Among the Forum speakers are:

Stepan Poltorak, Minister of Defense of Ukraine, Ihor Pavlovsky, Deputy Minister of Defense of Ukraine; Yuriy Brovchenko, Deputy Minister of Economic Development and Trade of Ukraine; Yuriy Husyev, Partner, EasyBusiness; Deputy Minister of Defense of Ukraine (2015-2016); Oleg Derevianko, Ex Deputy Minister of Education and Science of Ukraine, Co-founder and Chairman of the Board, ISSP – Information Systems Security Partners, Co-founder and President, Kyiv Cyber Academy, Founder, Institute of Self-actualization; Aleksander Vinnikov, Head, NATO Representation to Ukraine; Director, NATO Liaison Office in Ukraine; Roman Romanov, General Director, SC «UKROBORONPROM»; Yevgen Rokicki, Co-Chairman of the Board, Ukrainian Defense and Security Industry Association; Ingvar Pärnamäe, CEO, Estonian Defence Industry Association; Dariusz Oleschuk, Partner, Dentons Warsaw; Oleksii Iasynskyi, Head of ISSP Labs; Information Systems Security Partners Laboratory & Research Center; Denys Hurak, Deputy Director General for Foreign Economic Activity, SC «UKROBORONOPROM»; Volodymyr Semeniv, Director of Corporate Rights and Investment Projects, MOTOR SICH;  Glen Grant, Project Manager “Defence Housing Reform project”, Defence Reform Office Ukraine MOD; Colonel Bela Tetseli, Advisor for Automated Systems of Command and Control of the NATO Liason Office in Ukraine; Valentin Badrak, Executive Director, League of defense enterprises of Ukraine; Vadym Kodachygov, President, Association of Ukrainian Defense Manufacturers; Sergey Zgurets, Director, Information and consulting firm Defense Express; Oleksandr Kotsiuba, President, SE “Antonov”; Oleksandr Kozenko, Director, Helitraining Ukraine; Igor Kabanenko, President, UA.RPA; Deputy Minister of Defense of Ukraine for Eurointegration and others.

The program and additional information can be found on the web site: www.a7conf.com/defense17/en