Speakers

Dr. Alexandra de Hoop Scheffer

Director of Research, Transatlantic Security and Director of the Paris Office of the German Marshall Fund of the United States

Dr. Alina Polyakova

President of the Centre for European Policy Analysis

Ana Palacio

Former Minister of Foreign Affairs of Spain

Casper Klynge

Vice President of European Government Affairs, Microsoft

Jānis Eichmanis

Ambassador, Associate Fellow, the Latvian Institute of International Affairs

Dr. Gunda Reire

Advisor to the Minister at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Latvia

Dr. Jana Puglierin

Senior Policy Fellow for the European Council on Foreign Relations, Head of the ECFR Berlin

Prof. Liu Chunrong

Executive Vice Director of the Fudan-European Centre for China Studies

Dr. Marc Lanteigne

Associate professor and Researcher, the University of Tromsø: The Arctic University of Norway

Dr. Patrick Keller

Vice President of the Federal Academy for Security Policy

H.E. Egils Levits

President of the Republic of Latvia

Pauls Raudseps

Journalist, Chairman of the Board of the Cits Medijs

Brig Gen (Retd.) Robert Spalding

Senior Fellow at the Hudson Institute

Nick Redman

Oxford Analytica’s Director of Analysis and the Editor in Chief of the Oxford Analytica

Jānis Sārts

Director of NATO Strategic Communications Centre of Excellence

Linas Kojala

Director of the Eastern Europe Studies Centre, Lithuania

Artyom Shraibman

Founder of Sense Analytics, Political Analyst, TUT.BY, Carnegie Endowment for International Peace

Dr. Aliaksei Kazharski

Researcher, the Institute of European Studies and International Relations of the Comenius University, Lecturer at the Department of Security Studies of Charles University in Prague

Dr. Kori Schake

Director of Foreign and Defense Policy studies at the American Enterprise Institute

Prof. Žaneta Ozoliņa

Chairwoman of the Board of the Latvian Transatlantic Organisation

Baiba Braže

Ambassador, Assistant Secretary General of NATO for Public Diplomacy

Dr. Sandis Šrāders

Fellow in Russian Strategic and Military Studies at the Baltic Defence College

H.E. Ursula von der Leyen

President of the European Commission

H.E. Jens Stoltenberg

Secretary General of NATO

H.E. Krišjānis Kariņš

Prime minister of the Republic of Latvia

Sviatlana Tsikhanouskaya

Political leader, Initiator of Coordination Council of Belarus

H.E. Edgars Rinkēvičs

Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Latvia

H.E. Sauli Niinistö

President of the Republic of Finland

H.E. Gitanas Nauseda

President of the Republic of Lithuania

H.E. Kersti Kaljulaid

President of the Republic of Estonia

Ben Heap

Senior Expert, NATO Strategic Communications Centre of Excellence

Hon. Ronald Harold Johnson

United States Senator

Prof. Filippo Menczer

Director of the Observatory on Social Media, Indiana University

H.E. Urmas Reinsalu

Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Republic of Estonia

Elīna Lange Ionatamishvili

Senior Expert, NATO Strategic Communications Centre of Excellence

Prof. Dmitry Suslov

Deputy Director, Centre for Comprehensive European and International Studies, National Research University-Higher School of Economics, Russia

Jüri Luik

Minister of Defence of the Republic of Estonia

Florence Parly

Minister for the Armed Forces of the French Republic

The Rt. Hon. Ben Wallace

Secretary of State for Defence of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

David M. Herszenhorn

Chief Brussels Correspondent, Politico

Dr. Vaira Vīķe-Freiberga

Former President of the Republic of Latvia

Valdis Dombrovskis

Executive Vice–President of the European Commission

Pavel Latushko

Politician, Member of the Board, Coordination Council of Belarus

Ģirts Bramans

RB Rail AS, Country Manager, Latvia and EU

Tony Lawrence

Head of Defence Policy and Strategy Programme, Research Fellow, International Centre for Defence and Security

Lieutenant General (ret.) Benjamin Hodges

Pershing Chair in Strategic Studies, Center for European Policy Analysis

General Jörg Vollmer

Commander, Allied Joint Force Command Brunssum

Elisabeth Bauer

Head of the Konrad Adenauer Stiftung Office for the Baltic States

Boris Ruge

Vice-Chairman of the Munich Security Conference

Harjit S. Sajjan

Minister of National Defence of Canada

Anna Fotyga

Member of the European Parliament, former Minister of Foreign Affairs of Poland

Jānis Garisons

State Secretary of the Ministry of Defence of the Republic of Latvia

Dr. Artis Pabriks

Deputy Prime Minister, Minister of Defence of the Republic of Latvia

Dr. Daunis Auers

Assoc. Prof. of Comparative Politics at the University of Latvia

Maira Mora

Former Ambassador of Latvia and of the EU to Belarus

Prof. Caroline Kennedy-Pipe

Head of Politics and International Studies, Loughborough University

Timo Pesonen

Director General for Defense Industry and Space, European Commission

Martin Povejšil

Deputy Minister, Ministry of Foreign Affairs for Security and Multilateral Issues, Czech Republic

Jānis Karlsbergs

Under Secretary of State – Policy Director at the Ministry of Defence of the Republic of Latvia

John Andres Olsen

Colonel in the Royal Norwegian Air Force, Defence Attaché of the Kingdom of Norway to the UK and Ireland

H.E. Kristian Ødegaard

Ambassador of the Kingdom of Norway in the Republic of Latvia

Marian Majer

The State Secretary (Deputy Minister) of Defence of the Slovak Republic

Lea Perekrests

Deputy Director of Operations for Europe & MENA at the Institute for Economics and Peace in Brussels

Martin Svárovský

Head of the Security Strategies Program at the European Values Center for Security Policy

Prof. Julian Lindley-French

Chair & Founder of TAG – Geopolitics, Strategy and Innovation; Chairman of The Alphen Group

P.S. Raghavan

Ambassador, chairman of the National Security Advisory Board (India)

Kaspars Ozoliņš

Head of Security Policy and Intl. Organisations Directorate

Kimberley Kitching

Senator, Chair of Foreign Affairs, Defence and Trade Reference Committee (Australia)

Yasuhide Nakayama

State Minister of Defense, Japan

Michael Stanley Dukakis

Governor, Chairman of the Boston Global Forum (US)

Nguyen Anh Tuan

CEO of the Boston Global Forum, Director of the Michael Dukakis Institute for Leadership and Innovation, Co-Founder of the AI World Society Innovation Network

Viljar Veebel

Researcher of the Department of Political and Strategic Studies at the Baltic Defence College

Uldis Mucinieks

Sales Director of Latvenergo AS

H.E. Olexandr Mischenko

Ambassador of Ukraine to the Republic of Latvia

Michael Rühle

Head of the Hybrid Challenges and Energy Security Section in NATO’s Emerging Security Challenges Division

Marija Zjurikova

Deputy Head of the Department of Energy Market and Infrastructure, Ministry of Economics of the Republic of Latvia

Jacqueline O’Neill

Canada’s Ambassador for Women, Peace and Security

Ieva Ilvesa

Adviser to the President of Latvia for Information and Digital Policy

Alain Alexis

Acting Director Defence Industry, European Commission

Jamie Shea

Associate Fellow, International Security Programme, Chatham House

Pavel Luzin

Columnist at the Riddle

P.S. Raghavan

Ambassador, chairman of the National Security Advisory Board (India)