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About us

Baltic Miltech Summit aims to foster new and existing synergies between private and public sectors, NATO and EU policymakers, industry and research in developing and applying cutting-edge military technologies. All players of defense sector are invited to widen their reach and progress in international markets.
Let’s meet and discuss cooperation opportunities among defence sector representatives, small companies and large corporations, policy makers and innovators. The international event will take place in Vilnius, the capital of Lithuania. It will be delivered in a hybrid format with both in-person and online attendance options.

Registration for participation in person is closed. Registration for online participation is open till October 5.

All physical participants must meet at least one of the following requirements:

• Proof of certificate / laboratory testing result confirming a negative PCR test for a COVID-19 disease taken no more than 72 hours ago or a negative antigen test taken no more than 48 hours ago.

• Have a medical document, a country-specific vaccination certificate or an international vaccination certificate confirming the full vaccination with one of the COVID-19 vaccines (COVID-19 Vaccine Janssen, Comirnaty, COVID-19 Vaccine Moderna, and Vaxzevria).

• Are recovered from COVID-19 disease diagnosed on the basis of a positive SARS-CoV-2 PCR test and maximum 180 days have passed from the positive testing.

• Have a valid EU Digital Covid Certificate.

Face masks are mandatory during the event.

Live Firing Show on October 7

Transfer to Life Firing Show: 8:30 from Radisson Blu Hotel Lietuva to Life Firing Show, Pabrade military base

Transfer to Vilnius: 15:30 and 16:00 from Pabrade military base to Radisson Blu Hotel Lietuva.

International conference

New tools, resources and trends will be outlined in one day so stay updated on new trends.

B2B meetings

Let your potential partners know who you are, what you do, how your work and how you can help them grow.

Networking

Meet new like minded people at one time, have conversations and build strong connections with potential partners.

Live Firing Show

Watch live demonstration of defence capabilities during our partner event Live Firing Show on 7th of October.

Speakers

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Arvydas Anušauskas

Minister of National Defence of the Republic of Lithuania

Arvydas Anušauskas – Current Minister of National Defense of the Republic of Lithuania.
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Jovita Neliupšienė

Vice-Minister, Ministry of Economy and Innovations of the Republic of Lithuania

Jovita Neliupšienė – Current Vice-minister of Economy and Innovation of the Republic of Lithuania.
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Giedrimas Jeglinskas

NATO Assistant Secretary General

Giedrimas Jeglinskas – the Assistant Secretary General forExecutive Management.
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Guillaume Galtier

Defense Funds Policy Officer at European Commission

Guillaume Galtier – joined the European Commission DG DEFIS/A2 in September 2018.
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Pieter Taal

Head of Unit Industry Strategy & Wider Policies at the European Defence Agency

As of 1 October 2017 Pieter Taal is Head of Unit Industry Strategy & Wider Policies at the European Defence Agency.
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Inga Beiliūnienė

Deputy CEO, INVEGA, Lithuania

Inga Beiliuniene – Deputy CEO and Head of Project Management Division at JSC „Investment and Business Guarantees“
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Matthias Wachter

Head of Department for International Cooperation, Security Policy, Raw Materials and Space, Federation of German Industries (BDI)

Matthias is Head of Department for International Cooperation, Security Policy, Raw Materials and Space...
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Dr. Nicholas Joad

Defense Science & Technology, UK MOD

Nicholas Joad – Current director of Defense Science and Technology and deputy Chief Scientific Advisor.
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Daina Kleponė

Director General, Enterprise Lithuania

Daina Kleponė – The managing director of Enterprise Lithuania
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Elīna Egle-Ločmele

Chairperson of the Board of Federation of Security and Defense Industries of Latvia

Elīna Egle-Ločmele – Co-Founder and Chairperson of FSDI Latvia since 2013
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Jaanus Tamm

Supervisory Board Member of Estonian Defense Cluster and Defense Industry Association

Jaanus Tamm – Current supervisory board member of Estonian Defense Cluster and Defense Industry Association.
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Dan Runefeldt

Senior Director, Marketing and Sales, SAAB AB, Business Area Surveillance (Sweden)

Mr. Dan Runefeldt is currently holding a position as Senior Director, Marketing and Sales at Saab AB
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Marc-Aurel Bischoff

Senior Director EU-Policy & Industrial Affairs of General Dynamics European Land Systems

Marc-Aurel Bischoff has been Senior Director EU Policy & Industrial Affairs for GDELS since January 2019.
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Ludwig Ostler

COO of Rheinmetall MAN Military Vehicles GmbH & CEO Rheinmetall Defence Lietuva

Ludwig Ostler is a member of the Executive Boards of Rheinmetall Landsysteme GmbH, acting as their COO and Rheinmetall
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Dr. Tomas Žalandauskas

CEO at Baltic Institute of Advanced Technology (BPTI)

Dr. Tomas Žalandauskas works as CEO at Baltic Institute of Advanced Technology (BPTI) from 2011.
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Augustinas Vizbaras

Co-founder, member of the board of BROLIS

Co-founder of Brolis Semiconductors, Brolis Sensor Technology, Brolis Photonics Solutons and Brolis Group.
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Rimvydas Jančiauskas

CEO and COO of Elsis PRO JSC

Rimvydas Jančiauskas is a C-level executive specializing in the IT domain.
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Kazimieras Sadauskas

CEO of IMINT.AI

Kazimieras Sadauskas - CEO of IMINT.AI which specializes in computer vision solutions for the defence sector.
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6th October 2021
Venue: Radisson Blu Hotel Lietuva, Konstitucijos pr. 20, Vilnius
8:00-9:00
Registration and coffee
9:00-9:10

Welcome by

Arvydas Anušauskas, Minister of National Defence of the Republic of Lithuania

Jovita Neliupšienė, Vice-Minister, Ministry of Economy and Innovations of the Republic of Lithuania

Drivers for innovation and technological change in defence
Moderator: Pieter Taal, Head of Unit Industry Strategy & EU Policies, European Defence Agency
9:10-9:30
Paradigm shift in defence innovation
Giedrimas Jeglinskas, NATO Assistant Secretary General
9:30-10:00
European Defence Fund – new opportunities for the European defence
industry

Guillaume Galtier, Defence Funds Policy Officer at European Commission
10:00-10:20
Cooperative development of defence capabilities and opportunities for industry
Pieter Taal, Head of Unit Industry Strategy & EU Policies, European Defence Agency
10:20-10:35
MILInvest – smart investments for defence sector
Inga Beiliūnienė, Deputy CEO, INVEGA, Lithuania
10:35-11:10
Coffee break
Global trends for defence industry development
Moderator: Tomas Jermalavičius, Head of Studies at International Centre for Defence and Security (ICDS)
11:10-11:30
The German defence industry as a strategic partner
Matthias Wachter, Head of Department for International Cooperation, Security Policy, Raw Materials and Space, Federation of German Industries (BDI)
11:30-11:50
Leveraging Science and Technology into Generation-After-Next Military Capabilities
Nicholas Joad, Director of Defence Science & Technology, UK MOD
Defence industry and ecosystems in the Baltics
11:50-12:20

Overview of defence industries in the Baltics

  • Lithuania: Daina Kleponė, Director General, Enterprise Lithuania
  • Latvia: Elīna Egle-Ločmele, Chairperson of the Board of Federation of Security and Defence Industries of Latvia
  • Estonia: Jaanus Tamm, Supervisory Board Member of Estonian Defense Cluster and Defense Industry Association
12:20-13:00
Case studies of Baltic defence industry companies
  • Tips, tricks and results of taking part in 11 proposals for EDIDP calls. Rimvydas Jančiauskas, CEO&COO, ELSIS PRO
  • Advanced photonics for individual soldier: Brolis story. Augustinas Vizbaras, Co-founder, Brolis Semiconductors
  • Meeting EU defence initiatives – challenges and opportunities. Dr Tomas Žalandauskas, CEO, Baltic Institute of Advanced Technology
  • AI applications in defence. Start-up’s experience. Kazimieras Sadauskas, CEO, IMINT.AI
13:00-14:00
Lunch break
Shaping the future of defence capabilities together
14:00-14:20
Incremental capability development and incremental product portfolio development
Dan Runefeldt, Senior Director, Marketing and Sales, SAAB AB, Business Area Surveillance (Sweden)
14:20-14:40
Defence procurement cooperation within Europe with focus on the Baltic States
Ludwig Ostler, CEO Rheinmetall MAN Military Vehicles GmbH & CEO Rheinmetall Defence Lietuva, Rheinmetall AG (Germany)
14:40-15:00
Providing “Military Mobility” and “Industrial Capabilities” through Cooperation
Marc-Aurel Bischoff, Senior Director EU-Policy & Industrial Affairs General Dynamics European Land Systems
15:00-15:20
Innovation streams in Multi domain Radar Technology
Annarita Di Lallo, Chief Technology Officer Manager for Air and Land Systems Line of Business, Leonardo
15:00-18:00
B2B meetings

Military innovations at Live Firing Show exhibition

On 7th October the most prominent Lithuanian and international military innovations will be presented at the display exhibition during our partner event Live Firing Show which will be taking place at Pabrade military training area nearby Vilnius.

Lithuanian defence ecosystem – let‘s cooperate

With our leadership in technology, international scientific achievements, highly qualified professionals, plus international scientific achievements, Lithuania’s emerging defence ecosystem offers military technological ideas that go hand in hand with global trends.
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Contacts

Ieva Binkauskaitė,
Head of High Technology Team of Enterprise Lithuania
+370-647-30264
balticmiltech@enterpriselithuania.com