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Conference programme

The conference is held under the auspices of Prime Minister of the Czech Republic Andrej Babiš,
1st Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Interior of the Czech Republic Jan Hamáček
Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Czech Republic Jakub Kulhánek
and Minister of Defence of the Czech Republic Lubomír Metnar 

The programme was streamed live by the Czech News Agency

08.15 Registration
09.00 Conference opening 
Foreword by Mr. Zbyněk Pavlačík, Jagello 2000 Chairman 
Address from the President of the Czech Republic Miloš Zeman - delivered by Mr. Rudolf Jindrák, Head of the Foreign Affairs Department, Office of the President of the Czech Republic 
Speech by Mr. Andrej Babiš, Prime Minister of the Czech Republic
09.30 Panel 1 / Cooperation
NATO Brussels Summit 2021 – reflexions
Jakub Kulhánek
, Minister of Foreign Affairs of the Czech Republic
Lubomír Metnar, Minister of Defence of the Czech Republic 
Jaroslav Naď, Minister od Defence of the Slovak Republic 
Moderator: Zbyněk Pavlačík, Jagello 2000 Chairman 
10.25 Coffee Break
10.45
 
Key note 
Annegret Kramp-Karrenbauer, Minister of Defence of the Federal Republic of Germany (videoconference)
Topic: Keep on Safeguarding Our Freedom and Security
Moderator: Jan Havránek, Deputy Minister for Defence Policy and Strategy of the Ministry of Defence of the Czech Republic 
11.15
 
Panel 2 / Reflexions 
Covid-19 as a strategic shock

Michal Kořan, President of Global Arena Research Institute
General Aleš Opata, Chief of the General Staff of the Czech Armed Forces
Moderator: Martin Povejšil, Deputy Minister for Security Policy and Multilateral Affairs of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of the Czech Republic 
12.00 Lunch
12.45
 
Panel 3 / Challenges 
Security in the era of disinformation, the grey-zone as a new phenomenon and system of anti-crisis protection: what threatens us and what can be done? 
Tomáš Kopečný
, Deputy Minister for Industrial Cooperation of Ministry of Defence of the Czech Republic 
František Vrábel, Founder and CEO of Semantic Visions
Josef Středula, President of the Bohemian-Moravian Confederation of Trade Unions
General (Ret.) Petr Pavel, Former Chairman of the NATO Military Committee and Former Chief of the General Staff of the Czech Armed Forces
Moderator: Brigadier General (Ret.) Karel Řehka, Director of National Cyber and Information Security Agency
14.00
 
Panel 4 / Perspectives 
Political debate: Defence and Security from 2017 to 2021 and the challenges ahead 

Lubomír Metnar, ANO 2011 member, Minister of Defence of the Czech Republic 
Ivan Bartoš, Pirates Chairman
Lubomír Zaorálek, ČSSD member, Minister of Culture of the Czech Republic 
Marian Jurečka, KDU-ČSL Chairman
Vojtěch Filip, KSČM Chairman 
Alexandr Vondra, ODS Deputy Chairman, Member of the European Parliament 
Tomio Okamura, SPD Chairman 
Markéta Pekarová Adamová, TOP 09 Chairwoman
Vít Rakušan, STAN Chairman
Moderator: Tomáš Pojar, Vice-President of CEVRO Institute 
15.30
 
Final address
Zbyněk Pavlačík, Jagello 2000 Chairman
  Glass of wine hosted by Ray Service, Inc.
  End of the conference