EU2019FI European Comission Kainuun Etu  Association of Finnish Defence and Aerospace Industries Eurada

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Arrival day
17.9.2019

Transportation from Airport to Katinkulta: Bus schedule to be confirmed

19:00-22:00
Welcome Dinner

Panorama Restaurant Katinkulta

Day one
18.9.2019

09:00-09:30
Bus Transportation to Event venue
09:45-10:15
Opening Session - Welcome Address

Jukka Juusti, Permanent Secretary, Finnish Ministry of Defence

Pentti Malinen, Regional Mayor of Kainuu

Antti Peltomäki, Head of the Commission Representation in Finland

10:15-12:00
EU and National Funding Opportunities for Defence Technologies

Moderator: Dr. Marina Martinez, Spanish Office for Science and Technology  & Centro de Desarrollo Tecnológico Industrial (ES)

Paul Anciaux, European Commission (BE)
European Defence Fund and the European Defence Industrial Development Programme (EDIDP)

Elektra Tsigaridas, European Commission (BE)
Skills for the EU defence industry

Kusti Salm, Director Ministry of Defence Estonia (EE) (To be Confirmed)

More Speakers/panelist to be added

12:00-13:15
Lunch & Networking

Kaukametsä

13:15-15:00
Tapping Into the potential at EU Level

Moderator: Paul Anciaux, European Commission (BE)

Harri Romppainen, Bittium (FI)
Software defined battlefield communications – A recipe for successful battlefield digitization

Jose Prieto Muñoz, GMV Aerospace (ES)
An industrial view of C4ISR trends and technologies and its potential at EU Level

Isabelle Desjeux, Safran Electronics & Defense (FR)
Safran will demonstrate how European fundings are opportunities to support identified industrial road-maps, technological projects and capability programmes and answering to Member state’s needs.

Jaanus Tamm, DefSecIntel (EE)

Luigi Lupoli, Leonardo (IT) (To be Confirmed)

More Speakers/panelist to be added

15:00-15:30
Coffee Break & Networking

Kaukametsä

15:30-17:00
Excellence in Defence Research and Industry

Moderator: Tuija Karanko,  Association of Finnish Defence and Aerospace Industries (FI)

Professor Vesa Virtanen, University of Oulu (FI)
Measurement and monitoring of mental and physical stress and fatigue

Professor Daniel Berckmans, BioRICS (BE)
Algorithms for real-time monitoring of individuals by wearable technology

Peeter Nieler, Criffin (EE)
Lessons Learned: Immersive Training for Tactical Units

Pasi Niemelä, Patria (FI)
Panelist for “Excellence in Defence Research and Industry”

Veli-Matti Nurkkala, CSE Entertainment Oy (FI)

Erik Balod, 4C Strategies (SE)

Merle Maigre, CybExer (EE)

Esa Suutari, Sunit Oy (FI)

Patrick Mariotte, Telerad (FR) (To be Confirmed)

17:00-18:00
Brokerage Event & Exhibition #1

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Please notice that you have to register to the one to one meetings separately.

18:00-19:30
Buffet Dinner & Networking

Kaukametsä

19:30-20:30
Bus Transportation Event Venue to Katinkulta

Day two
19.9.2019

09:00-09:40
Bus Transportation to Kainuun Brigade Headquarters

*Note: Access to the Brigade only by official transportation from Katinkulta Conference Hotel

09:40-11:00
Welcome Address

Simulation & Virtual Training, Alternative opportunities; Gaming Industry and Associated Technologies

Tuija Karanko, Association of Finnish Defence and Aerospace Industries (FI)

Brigade General Tuomo Repo, Kainuu Brigade

11:00-11:30
Introduction of CSE Entertainment, Virtual Battlefield Training
11:45-12:30
Lunch with the Brigade
12:30-14:30
Battlefield Checkpoints

Virtual Personnel training​
Battlefield Simulation​
Future Battlefield Technologies in Practice​
Field catering unit refreshments

14:30
Bus transportation to Airport, Katinkulta or EURADA Meeting

From Katinkulta to Airport, Katinkulta or Kainuun etu (EURADA Members)

14:45-15:45
EURADA Annual Meeting

EURADA Members only

15:00-18:00
FREE TIME

Sauna & Spa available at Katinkulta

19:30-21:30
Conference closing Dinner

Panorama Restaurant, Katinkulta

Departure day / Optional Day 3
20.9.2019

Optional Program: Non-conference related tour to show the local business and education environment, including a visit to a state-owned supercomputing facility.

Transportation from Katinkulta to Airport: Bus schedule to be confirmed

9:00 - 10:00
Bus transportation from Katinkulta to Kajaani University of Applied Sciences
10:00 - 11:00
Visit to Kajaani University of Applied Sciences

KAMK website

11:15 - 12:00
Visit to CSC (IT Center for Science)

CSC website

12:15 - 13:00
Lunch in Renforsin Ranta Business Park

Renforsin Ranta website

13:00
Bus transportation to Airport or Kajaani City center