IESMA 2018 PROGRAMME    (being updated constantly)           


Wednesday, 14th November 2018

Exhibition and Conference

9:00 – 10:00 Registration and welcome coffee

10:00 – 10:20 Official opening of IESMA 2018

Opening remarks given by moderator:

Welcome address by:

 NATO Assistant Secretary General for Emerging Security  Challenges

 Ambassador of Georgia to Lithuania

 Director, NATO Energy Security COE, Lithuania

10:30 – 11:00 Introductory Tour to the Exhibition


11:00 – 13:15 Session 1: Strategic Energy Efficiency – Creating Policy

Invited Speakers:

Director, NATO Energy Security COE, Lithuania (Moderator)

NATO Assistant Secretary General for Emerging Security Challenges

Director, Strategic Plans and Policy for the NATO Allied Transformation Command

Assistant Secretary of Defense for Energy, Installations, and Environment

13:00 – 15:00 Networking Lunch, Tour to the Exhibition


13:45 - 14:45 Industry Session 1:


15:00 – 17:00 Session 2: Major National Achievements in Enhancing Energy Efficiency in Military

Invited Speakers:

Director of the Community and Environment Unit, Finnish Ministry of Defence

Chairman of a Petroleum Working Group within the Petroleum Committee


17:00 – 19:00 Networking Reception


Thursday, 15th November 2018

Exhibition and Conference

09:00 – 09:30 Welcome coffee, Tour to the Exhibition


09:30 – 11:30 Session 3: Innovative Energy Solutions for the Military: Energy Management

Invited Speakers:

Andrea MANFREDINI Head of Doctrine and Concept Developmnet Division, NATO Energy Securtity Centre of Excellence



11:30 – 14:30 Networking Coffee Break, Tour to the Exhibition

12:00 - 14:00 Industry Session 2:


14:30 – 16:00 Session 4: Innovative Energy Technologies for Dual Use: Autonomous hybrid power systems

Invited Speakers:

Dr Susanne MICHAELIS, Officer Emerging Security Challenges Division NATO Headquarters


16:00 - 17:00 Closing Session

Closing remarks by:

NATO ENSEC COE Deputy Director, Lithuania

Acting Director General, State Military Scientific-Technical Center “DELTA”, Georgia


17:00 - 18:00 Tour to the Exhibition

18:00 Adjourn


Friday, 16th November 2018

9:00 – 13:00 Governmental Workshop

The workshop will be closed to the public; participation will be strictly upon invitations. Agenda will be distributed to attendees directly.