• Izabela Albrycht – Chair of the CYBERSEC Organising Committee, Chair of The Kosciuszko Institute – Poland
  • Message from the President of Poland Mr. Andrzej Duda delivered by Krzysztof Szczerski – State Secretary in the Chancellery of the President of the Republic of Poland
  • Jarosław Gowin – Deputy Prime Minister, Minister of Science and Higher Education – Poland




Łukasz Cioch – CYBERSEC Master of Ceremonies – Poland



  • State Stream – Melissa Hathaway – Served as Cybersecurity Expert in administrations of G.W. Bush and B. Obama, Senior Advisor Project on Technology, Security and Conflict in the Cyber Age – Harvard University – USA
  • Military StreamNigel Inkster – Former Assistant Chief and Director of operations and Intelligence at The British Secret Intelligence Service (MI6),  Director of Future Conflict and Cyber Security – The International Institute for Strategic Studies – UK
  • Future Stream – Diana Burley – Executive Director and Chair Institute for Information Infrastructure Protection (I3P); The George Washington University; Association for Computing Machinery Joint Task Force on Cybersecurity Education – USA
  • Business Stream Philip Lark – Executive Director Program in Cyber Security Studies – College of International and Security Studies, George C. Marshall European Center for Security Studies, Garmisch-Partenkirchen – Germany


Networking lunch



“Cybersecurity Venture Capital: Investment or Necessity? Can We Make Money by Investing in Cyber Technologies?”

  • Moderator: Paweł Surówka – CEO, PZU ŻYCIE – Poland
  • Andrew Boyce –  Assistant Director, Cyber Research & Innovation Europe, Data, Digital & Security Directorate – UK
  • Patric Gresko – Head of Division, Innovation and Technology Investments, European Investment Fund – Luxembourg
  • Stanisław Fendryk – Director, Informatics Office, PKP Cargo – Poland
  • Alexander O’Cinneide – Managing Director and Head of Europe for Paladin Capital Group – UK
  • Luigi Rebuffi – Secretary General of the European Cyber Security Organisation (ECSO) – Belgium
  • Richard Seewald – Managing Partner, Evolution Equity Partners – Switzerland
  • Piotr Wilam – Co-founder, General Partner and Leading Investor, Innovation Nest (seed/VC fund) – Poland





“Co-Operation in the CEE Towards Sub-Regional Cybersecurity – Developing Confidence Building Measures”

Moderator: Artur Piechocki – Legal Expert, Cybersecurity Foundation – Poland

  • Karsten Geier – Head of Cyber Policy Coordination Staff – German Federal Foreign Office – Germany
  • Ben Hiller – Cybersecurity officer OSCE – Austria
  • Gerhard Jandl – Security Policy Director Ministry for Foreign Affairs – Austria
  • Marian Majer – Director of the Slovak Security Policy Institute – Slovakia
  • Krzysztof Paturej – Ambassador; President of the Board of the International Centre for Chemical Safety and Security – Poland
  • Oleksandr Potii – Deputy Chief Designer JSC Institute of Information Technology – V. N. Karazin Kharkiv National University – Ukraine
  • Szymon Ruman – Director of the Public Administration Department at Exatel SA – Poland
  • Mariusz Stus – Advisor in political Department Ministry of Foreign Affairs  – Poland
  • Szilvia Toth – Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Hungary – Hungary


“NATO Cyberdefence Policy after the Warsaw Summit”

  • Moderator: Piotr Trąbiński – Cybersecurity Expert, Polish Armaments Group – Poland
  • Iulian Chifu President of The Conflict Prevention and Early Warning Center – Romania
  • Samuel Cook – Co-Founder,  James Cook Publishing – Poland
  • Kenneth GeersAmbassador, NATO Cooperative Cyber Defence Centre of Excellence – USA
  • Borys Iwaszko – Director of Cybersecurity Office, The Military Counterintelligence Service – Poland
  • Reuben F. Johnson – Foreign Affairs and Defence Correspondent
  • Kadri KaskaResearcher, NATO Cooperative Cyber Defence Centre of Excellence – Estonia
  • Mirosław MajFounder and President of Cybersecurity Foundation – Poland
  • Trina M. Zwicker – Chief, International Cyber Engagement, U.S. European Command – USA


“Preparing the Workforce for the Upcoming Cyber Challenges”

  • Moderator: Jakub Kruszelnicki  Director Technology Transfer Centre Cracow University of Technology – Poland
  • Dan Cimpean – Partner, Deloitte –  Belgium
  • Antonella Corno –  Head, Product Management Team within Learning, Cisco – Italy
  • Jarno Limnell – Professor for Cybersecurity Studies, Aalto University – Finland
  • Tomáš Maďar – Research Fellow,  The Association of International Affairs – Czech Republic
  • Abayomi Ogundipe  Cofounder, TEKEDU – Moldova
  • Amelia  Phillips – Director, The Network Security Engineer and Digital Forensics & Investigations AAS programs – Highline College in Seattle – USA
  • Krzysztof  Socha –  Leader, Incident Response Team CERT-EU – Poland


“Cybersecurity of Industrial Control Systems”

  • Moderator: Jakub Bojanowski  Partner, Consulting, Deloitte –  Poland                   
  • Łukasz  Bromirski – CTO,  Cisco Systems – Poland
  • Eduardo CalixtoRAMS Engineer Consultant Expert Philotech
  • Andrzej Kozak – Chair Person’s Advisor –  The Office of Technical Inspection – Poland
  • Krzysztof  Krupiński – Director of  Infrastructure and Security Unit in Zielona Góra, PGNiG SA – Poland
  • Javier  Larraneta – Secretary General, Spanish Platform on Safety & Security; Executive Board Member, European Technology Platform on Industrial Safety (TECNALIA) – Spain
  • Łukasz Leszczyński – Head of the Unit – IT Security, Tauron – Poland
  • Fred Ruonavar – Chief DISA/DoDIN Critical Infrastructure Protection (CIP) Program  Defense Information Systems Agency – USA
  • Brett Taylor – Cyber Pre-Sales Technical Manager International Services & Solutions Division,  BAE Systems – UK


Networking Coffee



Presentations by Cybersecurity Leaders and Innovators

  • Nikodem Bończa Tomaszewski – CEO, Exatel – Poland
    „Cyber sovereignty –  the issue of nation-state in XXI century” – 15:00-15:20
  • Martin Borrett –  IBM Distinguished Engineer and CTO IBM Security Europe – UK
    “Changing the Game with Cognitive Security” – 15:20-15:40
  • Piotr Chmiel   Compliance Expert at T-Mobile Polska S.A.
    „Place of the cybersecurity in Compliance Management Systems” – 15:40-16:00
  • Giulia Pastorella – Government Relations Lead, HP – UK
    “Cyberthreats in the age of the Internet of All Things: What Security for Our Devices?” – 16:00-16:20






“NIS Directive – How to Implement the First EU Legislation on Cybersecurity?”

  • Moderator: Daniel Ślęzak – Head, Security Governance and Data Privacy Unit, T-Mobile – Poland
  • Julien Barnu – Chief of Staff to the Cabinet of General Director, National Cybersecurity Agency of France
  • Pierre Chastanet – DG Communications Network Content and Technology Trust and Security Unit – European Commission – Belgium
  • Tomasz Chodor – ICT Security Deputy Director PGNiG SA – Poland
  • Jurand  Drop – Former Undersecretary of State in the Ministry of Digital Affairs – Poland
  • Yves Lagoude –  Director of Strategic Planning and Business Intelligence,  Thales – France
  • Andreas Reisen – Head of Division “IT II 2 Critical Infrastructure; Secure Information Technology” Federal Ministry of the Interior – Germany
  • Līga Rozentāle – Counsellor on Cybersecurity Policy, Latvian Permanent Representation to the EU – Latvia
  • Krzysztof Silicki – Vice-Chair, ENISA Management Board; Director for Cybersecurity Capability Development and Cooperation, NASK – Poland
  • Tomasz Szewczyk  Expert, The Kosciuszko Institute; Head of Infrastructure Security and Crisis Management Unit, PSE S.A – Poland


“Fighting Terrorists with Targeted Cyber-Tools”

  • Moderator: Joanna Kulesza – The Kosciuszko Institute Expert, Assistant Professor at the University of Lodz – Poland
  • Jani Antikainen – Researcher – Jyväskylä University – Finland
  • Vincent Avoine – Adviser Ministry Delegation for the Fight Against Cyberthreats –  Ministry of the Interior –  France
  • Brooke Griffith – Vice President, International Business Development Raytheon Intelligence, Information & Services – USA
  • Sean Kanuck – former National Intelligence Officer for Cyber Issues, Office of the Director of National Intelligence; Affiliate, Center for International Security and Cooperation, Stanford University – USA
  • Lucie Krahulcova – Policy adviser ACCESSNOW – Belgium
  • Nemanja Malisevic– Senior Security Strategist Global Security Strategy and Diplomacy Team, Microsof
  • Karol Molenda – Colonel, Deputy Director of Cybersecurity Office, The Military Counterintelligence Service – Poland


“Cybersecurity Innovations – Fostering Development and Co-Operation”

  • Moderator: Noemi Malska – Chairman of the Supervisory Board at Cyber Fog S.A. – Poland
  • Juliusz  Brzostek – Director of the National Cybersecurity Center (NC Cyber), NASK- Poland 
  • John Davies – Manager The south Wales Cyber Security Cluster – UK
  • Jadwiga Emilewicz – Undersecretary of State, Ministry of Economic Development –  Poland
  • Wojciech Przybylski  – President of The Board, Krakow Technology Park – Poland
  • Helena Raud – Member of the board – European Cyber Security Initiative – Estonia
  • George Slawek – Co-Founder Cyberus Labs – USA
  • Jerzy Surma – Assistant Professor, Warsaw School of Economics – Poland
  • Michał Szczęsny – Head of Architecture and Network Planning,  Exatel – Poland


“Global, Regional and National Public-Private Co-Operation – Success Stories”

  • Moderator: Lara Pace – Knowledge Exchange Manager –  The Global Cyber Security Capacity Centre – Oxford University – UK
  • David van Duren – Director, Global Forum on Cyber Expertise – Netherlands
  • Hans-Wilhelm Dünn – Secretary General Cyber-Security Council Germany
  • Paul J. Dwyer – Partner, Security Intelligence and Operations Competency Leader, IBM – USA
  • Preetam Maloor – Strategy And Policy Advisor in the Corporate Strategy Division of the ITU General Secretariat International Telecommunication Union – India
  • Dave Piscitello – Vice President, Security and ICT coordination ICANN – USA
  • Igor Tatzky – Manager, Computer Security Incident Response Team (CSIRT), PKO Bank Polski – Poland
  • Kamil Wyszkowski – National Representative of UN Secretary General Initiative Global Compact – Poland


Networking Coffee Break

16:45- 18:45


  • Moderator: Henry FoyCentral Europe Correspondent Financial Times
  • Carles  Gallardo – Criminal Investigator, Area of Tarragona Region, Mossos d’Esquadra Cybercrime Central Unit –  Spain
  • Daniel Grabski – Executive Security Advisor, Enterprise Cybersecurity Group, Microsoft CEE – Poland
  • Evi Haberberger – Director Cybercrime Center, Bavarian State Police –  Germany
  • Justin Kolenbrander – Head of FBI Office in Poland – USA
  • Adam Marciniak  –  Head of Application Development and Maintenance Division, PKO Bank Polski – Poland
  • Dave Piscitello – Vice President, Security and ICT coordination ICANN – USA
  • Piotr Ratajczak – Project Manager, PZU SA- Poland
  • Bogdan Święczkowski – National Prosecutor and First Deputy to the Prosecutor General of Poland
  • Dean ValoreFormer Assistant US Attorney for the Department of Justice,  Attorney at Law, Valore & Gordillo – USA


Gala reception *

* PREMIUM or by invitation only