Defence Logistics Central and Eastern Europe 2024 Conference

Optimising Logistics Support as a Force Enabler for the Central and Eastern European Region

March 18-19, 2024- Budapest, Hungary

As cooperation between armed forces, and the prevalence of joint logistics operations increases, so the importance of defence logistics as a capability in its own right continues to grow.

Join the Defence Logistics Central and Eastern Europe conference to get a detailed understanding of the new developments in defence supply chain sustainment, and strategies and take this unique opportunity to learn and speak directly with senior key leaders.

This conference will provide delegates with an unprecedented opportunity to meet with the leading officials from our host nation, the Czech Republic, and from across the remainder of Central and Eastern Europe, with speakers and delegates from Hungary, Poland, NATO, and the wider region including Austria, Germany, UK, USA, Finland, Norway).

We strive to deliver real insight and genuine learning experiences which can be applied to optimise the future of defence logistics for the Central and Eastern Europe region.

Benefits of Attending

At this event you can expect:
  • Keynote briefings from senior officers from Central and Eastern Europe
  • A unique focus on defence logistics technology and joint force interoperability
  • Expert analysis of the direct and indirect logistics implications of the conflict in Ukraine for NATO allies and partners in the region and beyond
  • High level panel discussions featuring supply chain and procurement managers from the military as well as industry
  • Military logistics equipment exhibition showcasing the latest technology
  • Informal networking time factored in so you can gather insight from peers and colleagues also shaping and influencing regional logistic systems today

Who should attend

National militaries:
  • Military logistics specialists
  • Equipment procurement officers
  • Businesses looking to break into the regional market
  • Established players in the regional market
  • Developers and innovators in military technology
Transnational/Continental/Euro-Atlantic organisations/bodies:
  • Organisations who wish to equalise the European defence capability
  • Those who seek improvement of the security and strength of Europe‚Äôs front line
  • Businesses wishing to bolster the national economies and industries of Eastern and Central Europe

Expert Military Speakers Include:

  • Lieutenant General Alexander Sollfrank, Commander, NATO Joint Support and Enablement Command
  • Air Vice Marshal Richard Pratley, Assistant Chief of the Defence Staff Logistic Operations, UK MoD
  • Brigadier General Owen Bunkle, Head of Strategic Plans & Operations, UK MoD
  • Brigadier General Robert Bieleny, Director of Logistics Division, Armed Forces of the Czech Republic
  • Brigadier General Ralph Lungershausen, Deputy Commander, Bundeswehr Logistics Command, German Armed Forces
  • Brigadier General Stefan Lampl, Commander, Austrian Armed Forces
  • Commanding Officer, Support Command, Albanian Armed Forces
  • Senior Representative, Armaments Directorate, Romanian MoD
  • Colonel Todd Allison, Deputy Commander, 21st Theatre Sustainment Command, US Army
  • Colonel Adrian Sullivan, Commander, Defense Logistics Agency Europe and Africa DLA E&A, Headquarters European Command, US Army
  • Colonel Ladislav Slechta, Director, Military Medicine Agency, Czech Armed Forces
  • Colonel (ret'd) Slawomir Augustyn, Dep. Director for Implementation of Innovative Technologies/Teacher, Military University of Technology, Polish MoD
  • Colonel Stale Rudilokken, Director of Staff, Norwegian Armed Forces
  • Colonel Gioacchino Cassara, Director, MCCE
  • Colonel Harald Struzyna, Commanding Officer, Strategic Airlift Interim Solution Coordination Cell
  • Lieutenant Colonel Mattias Gustavsson, Logistics Support Squadron,Commander, Heavy Airlift Wing
  • Lieutenant Colonel (MD, PhD), Ilkka Laaksi, Director of the Centre For Military Medicine, Finnish Defence Force
  • Mr Mario Blokken, Director PSec, European Army Interoperability Centre - Finabel

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Intercontinental Budapest
Budapest Apaczai Csere J.u. 12-14,
Budapest, Hungary

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