International Scientific Conference

“MILITARY STRATEGY COORDINATES UNDER THE CIRCUMSTANCES OF A SYNERGISTIC APPROACH
TO RESILIENCE IN THE SECURITY FIELD”

Romanian Military Thinking
Bucharest, 12-14 November 2020

CONFERENCE SCHEDULE - ONLINE WEBINAR
DAY 1, THURSDAY, 12.11.2020
 
10.00-13.30
Round-table discussions 1: Consolidation of the National Defence System Resilience at Strategic Level
 
Moderator: Maj. Gen. Iulian Berdilă
 
Lt. Gen Daniel PETRESCU, Chief of the Defence Staff: Conference opening
Maj. Gen. Iulian BERDILĂ, Chief of Land Forces Staff: Round-table introduction
Mircea GEOANĂ, NATO Deputy Secretary General: Address to the audience
Iulian CHIFU, President, Centre for Conflict Prevention and Early Warning, Professor NSPSPA, NDU: Strategic Resilience from Stability and Prevention to Proactive Action and Dynamic Adaptability
Antonia COLIBĂŞANU, Senior Analyst, Geopolitical Futures, Senior Lecturer NSPSPA: Resilience of the Alliances in the Eastern Europe Area
Alexandru GRUMAZ, President, Centre for Security Analysis and Strategies/former Romanian Consul in Shanghai: Hybrid Warfare and Resilience Strengthening in NATO Eastern Flank
Sorin DUCARU, Director, EU Satellite Centre: The Role of Geospatial Information in the Context of a Crisis in Terms of Strengthening Resilience at the EU Level
Iulian FOTA, Managing Director, Romanian Diplomatic Institute: TBD
Col. Dan COLESNIUC, Security and Defence Expert, MoND: Educational Interoperability at Strategic Level
Col. Daniel GHIBA, Prorector for Scientific Research, “Carol I” National Defence University: Continuous Adaptation to the Transformations in the Security Environment – Key to the National Defence System Consolidation
Maj. Gen. (r.) Leonardo DINU, New Strategy Centre: Strategic Resilience in the Context of Emergent Threats to National Security

 
16.00-19.15
Round-table discussions 2: STRATCOM- Fake News and Information Warfare
Free access for the public by registration on the platform and online streaming on the website of MapN / Gândirea Militară Românească
 
Moderator: Col. Constantin SPÎNU, Chief of the Information and Public Relations Directorate, MoND
 
Dirk DUBOIS, Director, European Security and Defence College – ESDC: TBD
Col. Peeter TALI, Deputy Director of NATO STRATCOM Centre of Excellence, TBD
Alina BÂRGĂOANU, Dean, Faculty of Communication and Public Relations – National School for Political Studies and Public Administration (SNSPA): Fake News: Influences and Manifestations in the Romanian and Regional Information Space
Andrei ȚĂRNEA, Managing Director, Department for Communication and Public Diplomacy, Ministry of Foreign Affairs: TBD
Iulia ANGHEL, Lecturer, Faculty of Communication Sciences, Ecological University, Bucharest: Discourse Democracy and Challenges of Fake News in Recent Romania
Lt. Col. Ciprian PRIPOAE-ȘERBĂNESCU, Lecturer, “Carol I” National Defence University: Strategic Communication in the Current Security Context
Col. Mihail ANTON, Professor, “Carol I” National Defence University: Strategic Communication in the Current Security Context
Col. Florin ȘPERLEA, Editor-in-Chief, Observatorul Militar: Fake News Phenomenon: Influences and Manifestations in the Allied and Regional Information Space
Col. Valentin VASILE, Deputy Chief of the Information and Public Relations Directorate/ MoND: TBD
Lt. Col. Constantin BĂLAN, Head of the MoND Press Office: Fake News Phenomenon: Influences and Manifestations in the Allied and Regional Information Space
Col. Adrian LESENCIUC, Professor “Henri Coandă” Air Force Academy: Fake News Phenomenon: Influences and Manifestations in the Allied and Regional Information Space
Ruxandra BULUC, Senior Lecturer, “Carol I” National Defence University: Fake News Phenomenon: Influences and Manifestations in the Allied and Regional Information Space/Strategic Communication in the Current Security Context
Oana Popescu ZAMFIR, Director, Global Focus: Fake News Phenomenon: Influences and Manifestations in the Allied and Regional Information Space

DAY 2, FRIDAY, 13.11.2020
 
09.00-12.15
Round-table discussions 3: Economy-Military Strategy Relationship. National Defence Industry and the Armed Forces
Chatham House rules (access based on request and approval, by registration on the online platform)
 
Moderator: Maj. Gen. Corneliu POSTU
 
Simona COJOCARU, State Secretary, Minister of National Defence
Simona MOAGĂR-POLADIAN, Director, Institute for Global Economy, Romanian Academy: Romania’s Strategic Economic Development in the Current European and Global Context
Lazăr COMĂNESCU, Senior Foreign Policy Adviser, Romanian Chamber of Commerce and Industry: TBD
Cristian DIACONESCU, President, Centre for Foreign Affairs: TBD
Niculae IANCU, President I2DS2 (Integrated Intelligence, Defence and Security Solutions): Towards a National Defence Research and Industry Community
Viorel MANOLE, Executive Director, PATROMIL: Advantages of a Real Partnership between National Defence Industry and National Defence System Forces Institutions
Mihail Liviu COŞEREANU, Scientific Director, INCAS: Interdependence between Innovation, Research, Development and Industry
Grigore FILIP, Managing Director, AEROSTAR BACĂU: Evolution of the Technologies Required by the Romanian Armed Forces, Determinant in the Aerostar Development. Case Study
Vasile BOICU, Managing Director, ROMAERO: National Defence and National Defence Industry – Economic and Strategic Considerations on Cooperation in Procurement Programmes
Rear Adm. (LH) Ion-Cristian LIŞMAN, Deputy Chief for Resources of the Naval Forces Staff: Challenges for the Naval Forces in the Current Economic and Geopolitical Context
Gen. (r.) Gheorghe SAVU, Director, Damen Naval Romania: Naval Industry Resilience in a Global Crisis Period
Chief Commissioner Lucian IVAN, Ministry of Internal Affairs – Operational Management General Directorate/Adjunct Professor, Academy of Economic Studies: Resilience at the Level of National Defence Industry
Col. Tiberius TOMOIAGĂ, Scientific Deputy, Military Equipment and Technologies Research Agency: PESCO/EDF/EDIDP Implications on Defence Capabilities

12.30-15.45
Round-table discussions 4: Defence Resources Management and the Forces Mobilisation System in the 21st Century. Territorial vs. Professional Troops
Chatham house rules (access based on request and approval, by registration on the online platform)
 
Moderator: Maj. Gen. Gheorghiță VLAD
 
Marius BĂLU, State Secretary and Chief of Department for Parliament Liaison and Personnel Welfare (First speaker): Territorial Troops versus Professional Forces – A Legal Perspective
Col. (r.) Ion GIURCĂ, “Carol I” National Defence University: Territorial Troops versus Professional Forces in the First Half of the 20th Century – A Historical Perspective
Marian ZULEAN, Professor, University of Bucharest: Civil-Military Relations in Contemporary Romania
Col. Adrian VASILIU, Deputy Chief of the Personnel and Mobilisation Directorate, MoND: Territorial Defence – Challenge or Necessity
Gen. (r.) Ştefan DĂNILĂ, Former Chief of the Defence Staff: An Analysis of the Forces Mobilisation System in the 21st Century. Territorial Troops versus Professional Forces
Maj. Gen. (r.) Florian RĂPAN, “Carol I” National Defence University: Strategic Management or Strategic Planning in the Field of Defence?
Maj. Gen. Iulian BERDILĂ, Chief of the Land Forces Staff: TBD
Maj. Gen. Viorel PANĂ, Chief of the Air Force Staff: SWOT Analysis: Professional Forces vs. Territorial Troops
Rear Adm. (UH) Mihai PANAIT, Chief of the Naval Forces Staff: Sufficiency of the Vision of the Romanian Naval Forces Modernisation to Fully Accomplish the Assigned Missions in National and Allied Context
Brig. Gen. Mircea GOLOGAN, Chief of the Strategic Planning Directorate: Reserve Forces Reconstruction. Establishment of the Reserve Forces
Col. (r.) Toma PLEȘANU, “Nicolae Bălcescu” Land Forces Academy: Generational Interoperability of the Human Resource in the Ministry of National Defence
Maj. Gen. (r.) Virgil BĂLĂCEANU, President, Romanian Reserve Officers Association: Complementary Character of Territorial Forces in National Defence
 



 
THURSDAY, 12.11.2020
 
 

10.00-10.10
10.10-10.30
10.30-12.00

 
12.20-14.00

 
14.30-15.30
16.00-19.00
 

Conference official opening ceremony - Lt.Gen. Daniel PETRESCU, Chief of Defence Staff
Keynote speech by NATO Deputy Secretary General, Mircea GEOANĂ
1st Round-table discussions (online participation, online open access): Enhancing the Resilience of the National Defence System at Strategic Level – part I
1st Round-table discussions (online participation, online open access): Enhancing the Resilience of the National Defence System at Strategic Level – part II
GMR Awards Ceremony
2nd Round-table discussions (online participation, online open access): STRATCOM. Fake News and Information Warfare
 
 
 
FRIDAY, 13.11.2020
 
 

09.00-10.30

 
10.45-12.15

 
12.30-14.00

 
14.15-15.45

 

Round-table discussions (Chatham House rules): The Relation between Economy and Military Strategy. National Defence Industry: Present and Perspective – part I
Round-table discussions (Chatham House rules): The Relation between Economy and Military Strategy. National Defence Industry: Present and Perspective – part II
Round-table discussions (Chatham House rules): Defence Resources Management and Force Mobilisation System in the 21st Century. Territorial troops versus Professional Troops – part I
Round-table discussions (Chatham House rules): Defence Resources Management and Force Mobilisation System in the 21st Century. Territorial troops versus Professional Troops – part II

 
 
SATURDAY, 14.11.2020
Presentation of scientific articles submitted for publication - online
  
11.00-13.00
(simultaneously)








13.00-15.00
 
1. A Possible Strategy of NATO. From the Atlantic Dimension to the Global Dimension. The Role of the European Union
Moderators: Col.Assoc.Prof. Cosmin OLARIU, PhD, Col.Lect. Florian CÎRCIUMARU, PhD

2. Smart Power – A Strategic Model for the 21st Century
Moderators: Lt.Col.Lect. Cristian ICHIMESCU, PhD, Col.Lect. Dan-Lucian PETRESCU, PhD
3. STRATCOM. Fake News and Information Warfare
Moderators: Assoc.Prof. Ruxandra BULUC, PhD, Lt.Col.Assoc.Prof. Ciprian PRIPOAE-ȘERBĂNESCU, PhD

          
 
          
          
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