EURONAVAL 2022 - International Conference NAVAL & MARITIME DEFENCE


Date: October 17, 2022 from 09:00 to 13:00
Place: Novotel Paris Centre Tour Eiffel, Paris, FR

8.30 - 9.00


8.55 - 9.00

Welcome Speech
Dr Xavier Pasco, Director of the Foundation for Strategic Research (FRS) 

9.00 - 9.15

Opening Remarks
Admiral Pierre Vandier, Chief of Staff of the French Navy 

9.15 - 10.40

Roundtable 1. Naval Forces Facing High-Intensity Combat 

[Moderator] Vice Admiral Patrick Hébrard, Associate Research Fellow, FRS 

The French Navy's Capability Strategy for 2030​*
Rear Admiral Eric Malbrunot, Deputy Chief of Naval Operations for Plans and Programs for the French Navy

NATO’s Maritime Strategy: Lessons from Russia's War on Ukraine
Vice Admiral Didier Piaton, Deputy Commander – SNR FRA, NATO's Allied Maritime Command (MARCOM)

Evolution of US Maritime Strategy in the Context of the War in Ukraine and the Rise of Chinese Naval Power
Bryan Clark, Senior Fellow and Director, Center for Defense Concepts and Technology, Hudson Institute

All-domain Dimension of High-Intensity Combat*
Philippe Gros, Senior Research Fellow, FRS

10.40 - 11.00

Coffee Break

11.00 - 11.15

Emmanuel Chiva, Chief Executive of the Direction générale pour l’armement (DGA)*

11.15 - 12.45

Roundtable 2. Naval Warfare and Technological Advantages 

[Moderator] Dr Nicolas Mazzucchi, Research Director, Strategic Studies Center of the French Navy 

Integration of Unmanned and Autonomous Systems in Naval Combat*
Frédéric Le Lidec, Director of R&D and Innovation, Naval Group

Naval Combat Systems: Towards a Collaborative Approach* 
Xavier Mesnet, Director of Naval Segment, Thales

Next Generation Deep Strike and Anti-Ship Systems* 
Jean Judde de Larivière, Head of Futur Combat Air System, MBDA France  

The Use of Space Assets for Naval Operations*
Didier Alary, DATech Consultant

12.45 - 13.00

Concluding Remarks*
Pierre Eric Pommellet, CEO of Naval Group and GICAN President 

* The speaker will speak in French. Simultaneous translation into English is planned.

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