Forum 2016. Program

Day 1: Monday, 29th of February


Arrival and Registration



 Opening ceremony
Gordan AKRAP, St. George Association, Zagreb

Shlomo SHPIRO, Bar Ilan University, Israel

Guests of Honour:

Marko JurčićEconomic adviser to the President of the Republic of Croatia

Lieutenant General Slavko Bariccommander of Croatian Defense Academy

14:30-16:00 Panel I

Energy security as Strategic Tool and Strategic Interest
Gordan AKRAP, St. George Association, Zagreb

Erica Keen Thomas
United States Energy Security Policy
Shlomo Shpiro
Crisis Communication, Social Resilience and the Protection of Critical Infrastructure
Gintaras Bagdonas
NATO role in Energy Security: The Perspective of Energy Security Centre of Excellence

16:00-16:3Cofee Break

16:30-18:00 Panel II

Protection of Critical Energy Infrastructure – How Can it be Improved
Nenad Debrecin, University of Zagreb

Ioannis Anastasakis
The Protection of National Critical Infrastructure - The Case of Greece
Chikara Hashimoto
National Critical Infrastructure Protection in the United Arab Emirates
Pavle Kalinic
Critical infrastructure protection in the Zagreb city region

19:3Reception for conference participants

Location: Dverce Palace, Katarinin trg 6

Day 2: Tuesday, 1st of March

09:00-10:30 Panel IV

South-Eastern Europe and the Eastern Mediterranean – Different Energy Strategies, Similar Threats
Pavle Kalinic, Office for Emergency Crisis Management, Zagreb

Antonia Dimou
East Mediterranean Energy Cooperation and Security Challenges 
Darko Trifunović
Russian energy policy in South-Eastern Europe
John M. Nomikos
Intelligence Requirements for Energy Security in Greece 


Coffee Break

11:00-11:30 Key note speaker

Danny Lacker
Emergency preparedness and security of Israel's water infrastructure

11:30-13:15 Panel IV

Securing Electric Energy Production and Distribution
Shlomo SHPIRO, Bar Ilan University, Ramat Gan, Israel

Efraim Lapid
Coping with terror – The Israeli experience
Davor Šinka, Slavko Krajcar, Tomislav Bajs
Assessing Terrorist Threats for Energy Infrastructure by Combining Historical Data and Expert Judgments 
H. Sagrak, G. Marković, S.  Vidović
Generic Control System Architecture for Critical Infrastructure Protection: Example of Energy Sector  

13.00-15.00 Lunch

15:00-16:30 Panel V

New Threats and Best Practice Solutions for Energy Production Security
Chair: John Nomikos, RIEAS, Greece

Dejan Škanata, Nenad Debrecin
Safety and security in nuclear power sector
Anna Abelmann
Securing Castor Transports and Nuclear Energy Materials – The Case of Germany 
Velimir Ostoić, Damir Kovač
Protection of Oil Pipeline facilities - Practical experiences from Croatia

16:30-17:00 Closing remarks and end of the Forum

Shlomo Shpiro, Bar Ilan University, Israel
Miroslav Tudjman, University of Zagreb


Organizer of the Forum will print the book with lectures that will be distributed to all Forum speakers and companies that participate in.