Athens, Greece. 12 July 2021. A series of conferences and informative events are scheduled for the days of DEFEA Exhibition which opens its gates tomorrow Tuseday July 13th.
On Tuesday July 13th DEFEA’s Opening Ceremony will take place on 12.00p.m.
On 14.00 p.m the Minister of National Defence Nikolaos Panagiotopoulos will host a “Ministerial Roundtable Discussion on the European Defence Initiatives”, during which EU Defence Ministers will discuss the importance of the EU Defence Initiatives (PESCO, CARD, EDF) in promoting defence cooperation between the Member States.
Following that, on 16.00 pm, will take place the “Workshop with Industry: Opportunities offered by EU Defence capability development tools”. This Workshop will aim at promoting the need for a capability-driven and competitive European Defence Technological and Industrial Base in the framework of the main EU Defence Initiatives.
On Wednesday July 14th, the second day of the Exhibition at 11.00 a.m., will take place a conference organised by ROTA SA and SEKPY (Hellenic Manufacturers Of Defence Material Association on “The Development of the Greek Defence Industry” with keynote speaker Mr. Adonis Georgiadis, Minister of Development and Investments and moderator the journalist Nikos Ypofantis.
The same day on 15.00 p.m the Directorate of Defence Investments & Technological Research – General Directorate for Defence Investments & Armaments of the Hellenic Ministry of National Defence will organise the “European Defence Fund (EDF) Info Day. Presentations by GDDIA/D: ”GDDIA the roadmap to EDIDP and EDF” and EC/DG DEFIS: “The EDF opportunities for the industry”.
On Thursday July the 15th last day of the exhibition at 15.00 p.m a confrence will take place with keynote speakers General Konstantinos Floros ,Chief Hellenic National Defence General Staff ,Major General (rtd) Misail Papadakis, Alternate General Director General Directorate For Defense Investments And Armaments (GDDIA), Anastasios Rozolis, President Hellenic Manufacturers Of Defence Material Association with the title “Hellenic Armed Forces Capability and Development – Requirements & Implementation”.