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September 30, 2014 | Day 1
9:00 - 16:30

Academic session - Usable Past, Collective Memories and International Security


Transatlantic Trends Report 2013


Official Reception


Registration of the participants


Session 1: Between Mobilisation and Isolation: EU and Migration Trends

Dejan Keserović‚ 

Coordinator for Central Asia, International Organisation for Migration (IOM)‚

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Session 2: Cyber Security: Are We Changing the Game on Cyber Risk?

Franz-Stefan Gady‚ 

Senior Fellow, East West Institute‚

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Session 3: The OSCE 40 Years after the Helsinki Accords

Gerard Studman‚ 

Special Envoy for the Western Balkans, Organisation for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE)‚

Amb. Fred Tanner‚ 

Senior Adviser/Liaison to Swiss Chairmanship, Office of the Secretary General, Organisation for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE)‚

Amb. István Gyarmati‚ 

President, International Centre for Democratic Transition‚

Andrei Zagorski‚ 

Head of Department for Disarmament, Arms Control and Conflict Resolution, Institute for World Economy and World Politics, Russian academy of Sciences; Professor, Moscow State Institute for International Relations (MGIMO-University)‚

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Session 4: EU Enlargement: Picking Up the Pieces?

Ivan Jestřáb‚ 

Director of the South and South-East Europe Department, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Czech Republic‚

Vessela Tcherneva‚ 

Programmes Director, European Council on Foreign Relations‚

Gerhard Jandl‚ 

Security Policy Director, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Austria‚

Theresia Teoglhofer‚ 

Program Officer, Alfred von Oppenheim Center for European Policy Studies, DGAP‚

Steven Blockmans‚ 

Senior Research Fellow and Head of Unit, CEPS‚

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October 1, 2014 | Day 2
08:00 - 09:00

Registration of the participants

09.15 – 09.30

Welcoming speech

09:30 - 11:00

Plenary Panel 1: Opening the New Strategic Debate Between Transatlantic and Eurasian Agendas

Karen Donfried‚ 

President, German Marshall Fund of the United States (TBC)‚

François Heisbourg‚ 

Foundation pour la Recherché Strategique, Special Advisor‚

Adam Rotfeld‚ 

Professor at the Polish Institute of Foreign Affairs, former Minister of Foreign Affairs, Chairman of the International Consultative Committee‚

Vladimir Baranovsky‚ 

Russian Academy of Sciences, Director of the Centre for Situation Analysis (CSA), Member of the Board of the Institute of World Economy and International Relations IMEMO‚

Shada Islam‚ 

Director of Policy, Friends of Europe‚

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11:30 - 13:00

Plenary panel 2: The EU and its Peripheries

Sinan Ülgen‚ 

Chairman, Centre for Economics and Foreign Policy Studies (EDAM)‚

Ivan Krastev‚ 

Chair of the Board, Centre for Liberal Strategies‚

Mats Persson‚ 

Director, Open Europe‚

Dušan Siđanski‚ 

Professor, Special Adviser to the President of the European Commission‚

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15:00 - 16:30

Plenary panel 3: Could 1325 Be a New Frame of Reference: From Local to Global and Back

Amb. Miroslava Beham ‚ 

Senior Advisor on Gender Issues, Organisation for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE)‚

Shahrbanou Tadjbaksh‚ 

Associate Researcher, Peace Research Institute Oslo (PRIO)‚

Elene Rusetskaia‚ 

Director, Women’s Information Center, Georgia‚

Constanze Stelzenmüller‚ 

Senior Transatlantic Fellow, German Marshall Fund of the United States (GMF)‚

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17.00 - 18:30

Evening Panel: Serbs and Albanians in 2025 as friends and allies: How do we get there?

Samuel Žbogar‚ 

EU Special Representative/Head of EU Office in Kosovo‚

Marko Đurić‚ 

Director, Office for Kosovo and Metohija, Government of the Republic of Serbia‚

Gordana Čomić‚ 

Deputy Speaker, National Parliament of the Republic of Serbia‚

Alex N. Grigorev‚ 

President, Council for Inclusive Governance (Moderator)‚

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17.00 - 18:30

Special side event:Visegrad Experience for the Western Balkans: NGO support for key reforms

Marko Savković‚ 

Project Coordinator, Belgrade Fund for Political Excellence‚

Jovana Marović‚ 

Researcher, Institute Alternativa‚

Tomasz Zornaczuk‚ 

Thinking for Governance Project Coordinator, Polish Institute for International Affairs (Moderator)‚

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17.00 - 18:30

Special side event: Civilian Capacities for Peace Operations - Case of Western Balkans

Gordan Bosanac‚ 

Chief Analyst, Centre for Peace Studies, Zagreb‚

Emsad Dizdarević‚ 

Researcher/Project Coordinator, Centre for Security Studies, Sarajevo‚

Marko Sošić‚ 

Researcher, Institute Alternativa, Podgorica‚

Foto Duro‚ 

Researcher, Institute for Democracy and Mediation (IDM), Tirana‚

Andreja Bogdanovski‚ 

Adjunct Research Fellow, Analytica, Skopje‚

John Karlsrud‚ 

Senior Research Fellow, Norwegian Institute of International Affairs (NUPI)‚

Marko Milošević‚ 

Researcher, Belgrade Centre for Security Policy (Moderator)‚

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Official Dinner (Upon separate invitation)

October 2, 2014 | Day 3
9:00 - 10:00

Registration of the participants

10:00 - 11:30

Session 5: Rethinking Energy Security: Balancing Concerns, Managing Expectations

Rovshan Ibrahimov‚ 

Head of Foreign Policy Analysis Department, Center for Strategic Studies, Azerbaijan ‚

Julian Popov‚ 

Fellow, European Climate Foundation‚

Oliver Joachim Rolofs‚ 

Project Coordinator, Munich Security Conference‚

Dušan Reljić ‚ 

Head of Office, German Institute for International and Security Affairs (SWP) Brussels (Moderator)‚

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10:00 - 11:30

Session 6: Regional Prospects of the Joint Crisis Intervention

Želimir Kešetović‚ 

Professor, Faculty of Security Studies, University of Belgrade‚

Dejan Komatina‚ 

Secretary, International Sava River Basin Commission ‚

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10:00 - 11:30

Session 7: Will the Outcome of the Ukrainian Crisis Determine a New Path for Europe and Beyond?

Franco Frattini‚ 

Italian Supreme Administrative Court, Justice and Chamber President‚

Valbona Zeneli‚ 

Professor, Deputy Director, Program on Central and Southeast Europe, College of International and Security Studies, George C. Marshall Center‚

Dimitar Bechev‚ 

Senior Visiting Fellow at the European Institute, London School of Economics (LSE)‚

Sharyl Cross‚ 

Director, Kozmetsky Center, St. Edward's University and Global Policy Scholar, Kennan Institute, Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars‚

Tim Judah‚ 

Balkans Correspondent, The Economist (Moderator)‚

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10:00 - 11:30

Session 8: Global Civics for/by a Global Youth?

Anna Kiefer‚ 

Program Assistant, Carnegie Council for Ethics in International Relations‚

Giselle Laffont‚ 

Journalist, Argentina‚

Wallace Chwala‚ 

University of Nairobi ‚

Divya Arya‚ 

Lower Merion High School, USA ‚

Hakan Altinay‚ 

Non-resident Senior Fellow, Brookings Institution (Moderator)‚

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12:00 - 13:30

Plenary panel 4: Is There a Time For a New Balkans Commission?

Introductory address: Craig Kennedy‚ 

Founder, Creative Engagement, former President of the German Marshall Fund of the United States‚

Amb. István Gyarmati‚ 

President and CEO, International Centre for Democratic Transition‚‚

Jacques Rupnik‚ 

Director for Researches, Centre for International Studies and Research (CERI)‚

Vedran Džihić‚ 

Senior Researcher, Austrian Institute for International Affairs‚

Ivan Vejvoda‚ 

Senior Vice-President, German Marshall Fund of the United States (Chair)‚

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13:30 - 14:00

Closing address