Symposium | War in Europe: The impact of Russian aggression in Ukraine 2 years on



08:30-09:00      Coffee & Welcome

09:00-09:20      Introduction by ACdre. (ret.) Prof. dr. Frans Osinga

09:20-09:50       Key Note Speech by General Onno Eichelsheim, Chief of Defence

09:50-11:05       Panel 1: The impact of the War in Ukraine on Geo-Politics, with Anna van Zoest MPhil (moderator), Prof. Jaap de Hoop Scheffer, Prof. dr. Antoaneta Dimitrova and Drs. Hubert Smeets          

11:05 -11:30     Coffee Break

11:30 -11:45      Interview: Dr. Tim Sweijs with Dr. Ernst Dijxhoorn on coercion 

11:45 – 12:00     Interview: OSINT student initiative with Dr. Ernst Dijxhoorn

12:00 – 12:15     Interview: Ambassador Oleksandr Karasevych with Bob Deen

12:15 -13:00     Lunch

13:00 -14:10     Panel 2: The Impact of War on Ukrainian Society, with Bob Deen MA Msc (moderator), Dr. Olena Halushka, Julia Soldatiuk MA Msc and Yana Rudenko Msc                          

14:10 – 15:25    Panel 3: Fighting the War, with BGen Prof. dr. Paul Ducheine (moderator), Dr. Maarten Rothman, BGen Prof. dr. Han Bouwmeester, Dr. Tine Molendijk and Col. dr. Peter Pijpers                    

15:25 – 15:30   Closing words by Maj. Gen. Robert Adang

15:30 – 16:00    Drinks reception

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