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LMC 2014

Speakers

Graham Avery

Honorary Director General of the European Commission

Alyson Bailes

Adjunct Professor, University of Iceland

Péter Balás

Deputy Director General, DG Trade, European Commission

Espen Barth Eide

Member of the Parliament, Former Minister of Foreign Affairs, Norway
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Václav Bartuška

Ambassador-at-Large for Energy Security, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Czech Republic
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James Henry Bergeron

Chief Political Advisor, Allied Maritime Command, NATO

Carl Bildt

Co-Chair, European Council on Foreign Relations

Matthew Bryza

Chief Executive Officer, Lamor Turkey

Luke Coffey

Margaret Thatcher Fellow, The Heritage Foundation, Washington, DC

Heather Conley

Director and Senior Fellow, Europe Program, Center for Strategic and Internationfal Studies (CSIS), Washington, DC

Ann-Sofie Dahl

Senior Research Fellow, Center for Military Studies, Denmark

Judy Dempsey

Non-Resident Senior Associate, Carnegie Europe

Jackson Diehl

Deputy Editorial Page Editor/Columnist, The Washington Post

Konstantin von Eggert

Commentator and Host, TV Dozhd (TV Rain)

Uffe Ellemann-Jensen

Former Minister for Foreign Affairs of Denmark

Daniel Fata

Vice President, The Cohen Group, Washington, DC

Kristian Fischer

Deputy Permanent Secretary of State for Defence, Ministry of Defence, Denmark
Mark Galeotti

Mark Galeotti

Senior Associate Fellow at RUSI

François Géré

Director, Institut Français d’Analyse Stratégique, Paris

Sergio Germani

Link Campus University, Rome, and Director, Gino Germani Institute for Social Sciences and Strategic Studies, Rome

Justyna Gotkowska

Programme Coordinator, Centre for Eastern Studies (OSW)
Nik Gowing

Nik Gowing

Co-author, Thinking the Unthinkable, UK

Niklas Granholm

Deputy director of studies at FOI, the Swedish Defence Research Agency, Division for Defence Analysis

Iulian Groza

Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs, Moldova

Anton La Guardia

European Union Correspondent, The Economist

Tommi Haapala

LTC, Former Finnish Military Contingent Commander to Afghanistan

Carl Haglund

Minister of Defence, Finland

Michael Haltzel

Senior Fellow, Center for Transatlantic Relations, Johns Hopkins University, Washington, DC

François Heisbourg

Senior Advisor, International Institute for Strategic Studies
Ben Hodges

Ben Hodges

Pershing Chair in Strategic Studies, Center European Policy Analysis

Mikko Hyppönen

Chief Research Officer, F-Secure, Finland

Jaakko Iloniemi

Former Ambassador of Finland to the United States
Toomas Hendrik Ilves

Toomas Hendrik Ilves

President of Estonia (2006–2016)

Bruce Jackson

President of the Project on Transitional Democracies

Mats Johansson

Member of Parliament, Sweden and Chairman, Stockholm Free World Forum

Mindaugas Jurkynas

Professor, University of Kaunas

Matthew Kaminski

Member, Editorial Board, The Wall Street Journal

Juhani Kaskeala

ADM, Former Chief of Defence, Finland

Jānis Kažociņš

Former Head of the Constitutional Protection Bureau, Latvia

François Lafond

Special Adviser to Deputy Prime Minister of European Affairs, Government of Macedonia

Johan Lagerlöf

Deputy Director General, Defense Policy, Ministry of Defence, Sweden

Lauri Lepik

Ambassador, Estonian Permanent Representative to NATO

Bobo Lo

Independent International Relations Analyst, IFRI, Lowy Institute, Center for European Policy Analysis

John Lough

Associate Fellow, Chatham House

Jüri Luik

Permanent Representative of Estonia to NATO

Douglas Lute

U.S. Ambassador to NATO

Erik Männik

Senior Fellow, ICDS

Franz-Michael Mellbin

EU Special Representative and Head of the EU Delegation to Afghanistan

Mart Meri

Lennart Meri Foundation, Member of the Board

Marko Mihkelson

Chairman, Foreign Affairs Committee, Parliament of Estonia

Sven Mikser

Minister of Foreign Affairs, Estonia

Karlis Neretnieks

MG, Former Chief of Operations, Swedish Central Joint Command

Jaroslav Neverovic

Minister of Energy, Lithuania

Ekke Nõmm

Director, Estonian School of Diplomacy, Tallinn

Robert Nurick

Senior Fellow, Atlantic Council

John-Andres Olsen

Head of Defence Policy Department, Ministry of Defence, Norway

Olaf Osica

Director, Center for Eastern Studies (OSW), Poland

Urmas Paet

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

Petr Pelz

Director, Prague Security Studies Institute (PSSI), Former Ambassador of the Czech Republic to Afghanistan

Esa Pulkkinen

Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Defence of Finland

Mariam Rakviashvili

Deputy State Minister of Georgia on European and Euro-Atlantic Integration

Väino Reinart

Ambassador of Estonia to Afghanistan

Tomas Ries

Senior Lecturer
Alan Riley

Alan Riley

Senior Fellow, Atlantic Council

Taavi Rõivas

Prime Minister of Estonia

Oleh Rybachuk

Former Deputy Prime Minister of Ukraine for European Integration
Sven Sakkov

Sven Sakkov

Director of the International Centre for Defence and Security (ICDS)

Charly Salonius-Pasternak

Leading Researcher, Finnish Institute of International Affairs

David Satter

Senior Fellow, The Hudson Institute, Washington, DC, also Adviser to Radio Liberty

Alexei Sekarev

Director of Research Projects, Estonian Center of Eastern Partnership

Peter Semneby

Special Representative

James Sherr

Senior Fellow, Estonian Foreign Policy Institute at the ICDS

Kyllike Sillaste-Elling

Director General of the Security Policy Department, Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Estonia

Eugeniusz Smolar

Foreign Policy Analyst, Warsaw

Vladimir Socor

Senior Fellow at The Jamestown Foundation, in Washington

Dietmar Stüdemann

Ambassador (ret.), Germany

Riho Terras

MG, Chief of Defence, Estonia

Sergey Tsyplyaev

President, Foundation “Respublica”, St. Petersburg

Celeste Wallander

Assistant Secretary of Defense for International Security Affairs, Office of the Secretary of Defense for Policy at the US Department of Defense
Michael Weiss

Michael Weiss

Senior Editor / Editor, The Daily Beast / The Interpreter