CMDR COE Annual Conference 2019Date: (05-06-2019)
The CMDR COE is pleased to announce that the 7th Annual Interagency Interaction in Crisis Management and Disaster Response Conference will take place on 5 - 6 JUN 2019 in Sofia, Bulgaria.
The Conference serves as a platform for information and knowledge exchange and promotes coordination of actions among key stakeholders, both military and civilian, in the CMDR domain. Each year the event addresses specific issues from the latter domain and gathers experts from across NATO Allied and Partner countries.
The 2019 Conference features the following panels:
- Conceptualising Resilience – Enabling Future CMDR
- Implication of Global Changes on Security
- Collaborative Interaction – Implications on Security
BG Philippe BOISGONTIER
Deputy Assistant Chief of Staff, ACT Staff Element Europe
LtG Atanas ZAPRYANOV (Ret.)
Deputy Minister of Defence, BGR
Mr. Dirk DUBOIS
Head of the European Security Defence College, Brussels
Vice Admiral Emil EFTIMOV
Deputy Chief of Defence, BGR
Mr Patrick ANDREWS
NATO HQ, Brussels.
Col Dariusz MAJCHRZAK, Assoc. Prof.
Vice rector of War Studies University, Warsaw
The MSG-147 - M&S Support for Crisis and Disaster Management Processes and Climate Change Implications workshop will be conducted in the margins of the Conference.
Panel 1: Conceptualising Resilience – Enabling Future CMDR
The aim of the panel is to explore the multi-faceted, multi-disciplinary and often – obfuscating, concept of resilience in light of future crisis management and disaster response (CMDR), bridging theory and practice, tools and actors, level of ambition and reality, ultimately testing the practical utility of resilience.
Panel 2: Implication of Global Changes on Security
Analyses on the current security environment puts at the top of NATO’s agenda the necessity to enhance its civil preparedness as a central pillar of the Alliance resilience. Being a cross-cutting factor within NATO’s three core tasks – collective defence, collaborative security, and crisis management, civil preparedness serves a firewall protecting against security threats. Fostering the relations and interactions between the civil and military sectors reinforces collective defence, enhances NATO’s capabilities, and strengthens its resolve.
Panel 3: Collaborative Interaction – Implications on Security
The interrelation and interaction between different political, social, technological, economic, and environmental trends is what marks and redefines the global security environment. The dynamics of interconnectedness and interdependence of processes and actors presents both challenges and opportunities for individual countries and for international organisations alike. Remaining relevant and apt in such a context is a key transformation and capability development objective for NATO, as well as for other organisations such as the European Union (EU).
Conference fee: € 80 (excluding speakers)
Could be paid in Bulgarian leva (BGN) only upon Conference in-processing (5 JUN 2019) or by a bank transfer to:
ACCOUNT: CMDR COE
BANK: UniCredit Bulbank – Sofia, Bulgaria
1000 Sofia, 7 Sv. Nedelya Sq., Bulgaria
COMMUNICATION: CMDR COE Annual Conference
Conference Registration Deadline (mandatory): 29 МAY 2019, 1600 EET.
No registrations will be considered past this deadline.
Colonel Plamen MILANOV, Conference Director
Chief Capabilities Branch, CMDR COE
Office: 00359 2 9224705; cell 00359 88 849 9197
LTC Desislav ZMEEV,
Planning & Project Section Head, CMDR COE
Office: 00359 2 9224723; cell 00359 89 869 5527