Faster will be present with a dedicated boot to the SRE event, a real time connection will be running with the Polish exercise and the further Stakeholdes and Advisors meeting.

1-2 March 2022

Security Research Event 2022

The 2022 edition of the Security Research Event will explore how security research contributes to the overall resilience of our society against disasters and crises. The conference will therefore take stock of the best practices identified during the COVID-19 crisis and, from this starting point, will look at how security research has been and will continue helping Europe to be better prepared and respond to this kind of dramatic situations.

​March 1st

09:30 AM

Opening Ceremony

Ylva Johansson, Commissioner for Home Affairs
Frédérique Vidal, French Minister of Higher Education, Research and Innovation

10:15 AM

Policy Round Table

Ylva Johansson, Commissioner for Home Affairs
Cédric O, French Secretary of State for Digital Transition and Electronic Communications
Frédérique Vidal
, French Minister of Higher Education, Research and Innovation

11:15 AM

Panel 1: Future threats, risks and opportunities

Stéphane Bouillon, General Secretary for national defense and security
Mikko Hypponen, Research Director – F-Secure
Yoann La Corte, Deputy Head of the Natural and Hydraulic Risks Department, Directorate General for Risk Prevention, French Ministry of Ecological Transition

Pinelopi Miniati
, President, ENFSI
Matthias Oel, Director, Schengen, Borders and Innovation, European Commission, DG HOME
Bart Raeyemakers, Director, Belgian National Crisis Centre

02:45 PM

Panel 2: The impact of the digitalisation of the society on security: expected benefits, risks and ethical values

Marie-Laure Denis, President, CNIL
Marco Gercke, Director, Cybercrime Research Institute, Germany
Luisa Proença, Deputy National Director, Polícia Judiciária, Portugal
Dan Rotenberg, Deputy Head of Unit, Security in the Digital Age, European Commission, DG HOME
Renaud Vedel, Coordinator of French National AI Strategy

Demonstration IRCGN

04:30 PM

Panel 3: Societal aspects of a crisis situation

Felix Bloch, Head of Unit, European Commission, DG ECHO
Michele Burman, Professor of Criminology, University of Glasgow
Uberto Delprato, CEO, IES Solutions
Valérie November, Director of Research, CNRS
Simone Sandholz, Head of Urban Futures and Sustainability Transformation Programme, UNU-EHS

05:45 PM

Exhibition and demonstrations

Démonstration YES WE HACK
Démonstration CURSOR


Panel 4: Critical security capabilities and critical technologies for the EU

Thomas Courbe, Director General for Enterprises, French Ministry of the Economy, Finance and Recovery
Aija Kalnaja, Deputy Executive Director, Frontex
Ruth Linden, Policy Advisor, Europol Innovation Lab
David Luengo, Managing Director Brussels Office, INDRA
Eléna Poincet, Vice-President of the Strategic Committee for Security Industries

Demonstration Thales

10:30 AM

Panel 5: Resilience of European Infrastructure

Olivier Arrivé, Chief Operating Officer, RTE
Heike Buss, Deputy Head of the Counter-Terrorism Unit, European Commission, DG HOME
Georgios Giannopoulos, Head of Unit, European Commission, JRC
Paivi Mattila, Director of Security Research Programme at Laurea University of Applied Sciences Helsinki
Emmanuel Naegelen, Deputy General Director, ANSSI
José Luis Pérez Pajuelo, Director, CNPIC, Spain

11:45 AM

Closing Ceremony

Claire Giry, Director General for Research and Innovation, MESRI
European Commission representative, TBC