Past event: Defence Logistics Central and Eastern Europe 2024 Conference

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

We are proud to present the 9th Annual Defence Logistics Central and Eastern Europe Conference, on the 18 - 19 of March 2024 in Prague, Czech Republic.

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).

Join the Central and Eastern Europe region decision makers and help shape the future of defence logistics.

Reasons why you can't afford to miss this:

  • Interact with key strategic planners and decision-makers of the militaries and defence ministries of the host nation and regional neighbors from the High North to the Black Sea.
  • Examine the latest developments in defence logistics at the strategic, tactical, and operational levels.
  • Benefit from unrivalled networking opportunities, as senior personnel from the military, government, and industry come together in the only regional event of its type.
  • Learn first-hand about the future, as militaries endeavor to maximise operational capacity, deepen interoperability, and improve coordination within and without NATO structures.

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

Featured Speakers

  • Colonel Shkelqim Cela, Support Command, Albanian Armed Forces
  • Air Vice Marshal Richard Pratley, Assistant Chief of the Defence Staff Logistic Operations, UK Ministry of Defence
  • Brigadier General Jaroslav Jiru, Director of Logistic Agency, Armed Forces of the Czech Republic
  • Brigadier General Owen Bunkle, Head of Strategic Plans & Operations, UK MoD
  • Brigadier General Ralph Lungershausen, Deputy Commander, Bundeswehr Logistics Command, German Armed Forces
  • Brigadier General Stefan Lampl, Commander, Austrian Armed Forces
  • Brigadier General Vladimir Lang, NATO Joint Support and Enablement Command
  • Colonel (ret'd) Slawomir Augustyn, Dep. Director for Implementation of Innovative Technologies/Teacher, Military University of Technology
  • Colonel Adrian Sullivan, Commander, Defense Logistics Agency Europe and Africa DLA E&A, Headquarters European Command
  • Colonel Harald Struzyna, Commanding Officer, Strategic Airlift Interim Solution Coordination Cell
  • Colonel Ladislav Slechta, Director, Military Medicine Agency
  • Colonel Stale Rudilokken, Head of International Cooperation, Norwegian Joint Logistic Support Group., Norwegian Armed Forces
  • Colonel Todd Allison, Deputy Commander, 21st Theatre Sustainment Command
  • Lieutenant Colonel (MD PhD) Ilkka Laaksi, Director of the Centre For Military Medicine, Finnish Defence Force
  • Lieutenant Colonel Claes Svahnqvist, Director, MCCE
  • Lieutenant Colonel Mattias Gustavsson, Deputy Director MCCE, Movement Coordination Centre Europe (MCCE)
  • Major General Robert Bieleny, Director of Logistics Division, Armed Forces of the Czech Republic
  • Senior Representative, Armaments Directorate, Romanian MoD

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Vienna House Andel's Prague
Stroupeznickeho 21, 15000
Prague, Czech Republic

Event details
Organizer : SAE Media Group
Event type : Conference
Reference : ASDE-24561