08:00 - 17:00 hrs
World Forum, The Hague.

As part of the SRIE2016, the European Commission organises its annual Security Research Event (SRE) on 1 & 2 June 2016 at World Forum in The Hague, The Netherlands. The SRE offers a Conference with panel discussions and Expo, where the European Commission presents their latest projects in the field of security.

The Commission aims at highlighting the role of security research to foster the implementation of EU policies, and presenting the financial support of the Horizon2020 to promote concrete research and innovation projects. More info on security research here. The programme, elaborated in co-operation with ENLETS , will address the end-users` needs to explore how political priorities can be transformed into concrete security research projects.

A number of innovative projects will be showcased in the EC stand of the Expo among which:
- SUBCOP (Suicide Bomber Counteraction and Prevention)
- BONAS (Bomb factory detection by networks of advanced sensors)
- HYPERION (Hyperspectral imaging IED and explosives reconnaissance system)
- ICARUS (Integrated Components for Assisted Rescue and Unmanned Search Opperations)
- SAFEPOST (Reuse and development of Security Knowledge assets for International Postal supply chains)
- EDEN (End-user driven DEmo for cbrNe)
- GIFT CBRN (Generic Integrated Forensic Toolbox for CBRN incidents)
- EASME (The Executive Agency for Small and Medium-sized Enterprises)

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Conference Programme 1 June 2016 


10h00 Registration Welcome breakfast And tour of the expo    
11h00 - 11h05 Welcoming   Ingrid van Engelshoven (Deputy Major of The Hague)
Patrick Padding (PASAG Vice-Chair and Core Group Leader, ENLETS, National Police, NL)
11h05 - 11h35 Opening SRE The rationale of Europe’s security research: achievements and the needs to protect freedom and security of Europe and its citizens Ard van der Steur (Minister of Security and Justice)
Belinda Pyke (Director, DG HOME)
Peter Niedermuller (Member of the European Parliament)
11h35 - 12h00 SRE Keynote speaker   Alain Bauer (Professor Of Criminology at CNAM Paris, New York and Shanghai, FR)
12h00 - 13h30 Lunch    
13h30 - 14h30 SRE Panel Discussion EMPACT priorities on capacity building in security research with a focus on illicit Firearms trafficking and Cybercrime

Session Chair: Albrecht Broemmer, (PASAG Vice-Chair and President, THW, DE)
Leen van Duin (Director, TNO, NL)
Egidja Versinskiene (Director, L3CE, Senter project, LT) 
Jose Romero Morgaz (Driver firearms)
Thomas Doerner (CID, Federal Ministry of Interior, AT)
Marcin Golidza-Blizinski (Head of Cybercrime Unit, National Police, PL)
Patrick Padding (PASAG Vice-Chair and Core Group Leader, ENLETS, National Police, NL)

14h30 - 15h30 SRE Panel Discussion Integrated Border Management Session Chair: Beatrice Comby (Director, FRONTEX)
Stelios C. A. Thomopoulos (Director, National center for Scientific Research "Demokritos" and Representative of PERSEUS project, EE) 
Krum Garkov (Executive Director, eu-LISA)
Jean-Yves Guedon (Director of Business Units, Morpho)
Nathalie Paez (Technology Innovation Office, Guardia Civil Headquarters, ES)
15h30 - 16h00 Coffe Break    
16h00 - 17h00 SRE Panel Discussion ENLETS-topic on financial investigation Session Chair: Bobby McFaul (Young Professional, Criminologist and Officer Strategic Intelligence of the Underground Economy of FIOD)
Michael Gilligan (Revenue's head of central investigations for tax and customs, IE) 
Roan Lamp (Appointed Professor of Finacial Criminal Law, VU University Amsterdam, NL)
Hans van der Vlist (Director of the Fiscal Intelligence and Investigations Service (FIOD), NL) 
Sylvie C. Bleker-van Eyk (Director of Deloitte Risk Services B.V., NL)
17h00 - 18h20 SRE Panel Discussion Forensics (Connection to the NL PRES event) Session Chair: Michele Socco (DG HOME, EC)
Peter Schneider (Coordinator of EUROFORGEN project, DE)
Arie IJzerman, (Chair of the COSI)
Jan De Kinder (Chaire of ENFSI) 
Dominique SaintAINT-DizierIZIER, (Head of Division, Forensic Institute, FR)




Conference Programme 2 June 2016 


08h00 - 09h00 Welcome breakfast    
09h00 - 10h15 SRE Panel discussion Space and Security (side-event of the Space Solution Event)  Session Chair: Jaime Silva (Advisor to Director General, DG GROW, EC)
Dirk Vande Ryse ( Head of Unit, FRONTEX)
Mark Dumville (Director and General Manager, Nottingham Scientific LTD, UK)
Jérémie Benoist (Project Manager SAR/GALILEO, CNES/COSPAS-SARSAT)
Daniel Zerbib (R&T Project Manager Airbus DS SAS and Galileo Services)
Renata Rinaldo (Head of the ESA Policies Department, ESA)
10h15 - 10h45 Coffee break    
10h45 - 12h00 SRE Panel discussion Research on radicalisation: a concrete contribution to policy making Session chair: Gillian Youngs (PASAG Vice- Chair and Professor, Head of Innovation and Impact, Westminster School of Media, Arts and Design, University of Westminster, UK)
Tony van Vliet (Representative of SAFIRE project) 
Magnus Ranstorp (Quality Manager, RAN-CoE)
Alastair Reed (Rsearch Coordinator and Fellow, ICCT)
12h00 - 12h15 Résumé of the sessions   Graham Willmott (Head of Unit, DG HOME, EC)
12h15-12h45 Closing   Matthias Ruete (Director General, DG HOME, EC)
Alberto de Benedictis (PASAG Chair and former Chairman Security Business Unit, ASD)
Joris den Bruinen (Deputy Director of The Hague Security Delta Foundation, NL)
12h45-14h00 Lunch