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PAST EDITIONS

Summaries of debates are available for past editions of the Vauban Sessions since 2019
23rd – 24th May 2023

MAN & MACHINE IN DECISION-MAKING

Towards augmented rather than artificial intelligence
18th – 19th January 2022

FROM DATA TO DECISION

Technical, Operational and Human Challenges for C2
18th – 19th January 2021

COMMAND IN THE DIGITAL AGE

The Impact of Data
27 – 28th January 2020

COMMAND & CONTROL IN THE DIGITAL AGE

Doctrine, Leadership, Human factor
January 24th, 2019

Training for operations in a digital environment

First Edition

PAST SPEAKERS

Gary

Aitkenhead

then CEO UK Defence Science and Technology Laboratory (DSTL)

James

Appathurai

Deputy Assistant Secretary General for Emerging Security Challenges, NATO

Joe

Baguley

Vice President and Chief Technology Officer, EMEA, VMware

Brigadier General Philippe

Barthélemy

Officer in charge of the digital transformation of the Armies, Joint Staff

Major General Stefano

Cont

Capability, Armament and Planning Director, European Defence Agency

General (ret.) Grégoire

de Saint-Quentin

Senior Vice-President Advanced projects, Preligens Former Deputy Chief of Staff for Operations, French MoD

Axel

Dyèvre

Partner at CEIS – Forward Global

Edouard

Galland

Head of the IS division command and control of operations, intelligence, Defense Digital Agency (DDA)

Lieutenant General Emmanuel

Gaulin

Commander of the Rapid Reaction Corps – France (RRC-Fr)

Edouard

Geoffrois

Directorate-General for Defence Industry and Space (DG DEFIS), European Commission

Major General Pierre-Joseph

Givre

Director of the Center for Doctrine and Command Teaching (CDEC)

Colonel Mietta

Groeneveld

Director NATO Command & Control Centre of Excellence (NATO C2COE)

Rear Admiral Laurent

Hermann

Head of the Digital Division Joint Directorate for Defence Network Infrastructure and Information Systems (DIRISI), French MoD

Brigadier General (ret.) Olivier

Kempf

Director of French strategic institute La Vigie, former Head of Digital Transformation of the French Army Staff

Major General Thierry

Lasserre

Commander, Communication and Information Systems (COMSIC), French Land Forces

General (ret.) Jean-Paul

Paloméros

Senior Advisor, CEIS-Forward Global, Former NATO Supreme Allied Commander Transformation (SACT)

Lieutenant General Bertrand

Toujouse

Commander of the French Land Forces

Brigadier General Arnaud

Weixler

Deputy Chief of Staff for Resources and Senior National Representative for France, 1 German-Netherlands Corps

Major General Tony

Wright

Deputy Chief of Staff for Strategic Plans and Policies (DCOS SPP), NATO Allied Command Transformation