Color legend: Room 1 (First floor); Room 2 (Second floor)

Wednesday, 2 October 2019

08.30-09.30   Registration

09.30-10.30   Opening: The Leadership Perspective                        

  • Welcoming address from Acad. Yulian Revalski, President of the Bulgarian Academy of Sciences
  • Prof. Galia Angelova, Director, Institute of Information and Communication Technologies
  • Dr. George Krastev, Secretary of the Security Council to the Bulgarian Government 
  • Milena Damyanova, Director, "Science" Directorate, Ministry of Education and Science, Republic of Bulgaria
  • Dr. Velizar Shalamanov, Chairperson, NATO Communications and Information Organisation (NCIO) Agency Supervisory Board
  • Konstantin Zografov, AFCEA Regional Vice President of South East Europe and President of the Sofia Chapter

10.30-11.00   Coffee break 

11.00-12.30   Plenary Session 1

                      Moderator: Prof. Todor Tagarev

12.30-13.15   Lunch

13.15-17.30   Human-centric Cyber Security and Resilience

                      Moderator: Prof. Yantsislav Yanakiev

13.15-17.30   Information Sharing and Situational Awareness

           Moderator: Col. Nikolai Stoianov, Associate Professor

15.15-15.30   Coffee break  

Thursday, 3 October 2019

08.30-09.00   Registration

09.00-11.00   Plenary Session 2

            Moderator: Dr. Velizar Shalamanov

11.00-11.15   Coffee break

11.15-15.00   Cyber, Hybrid Influence and the Role of Social Networks

            Moderator: Prof. Todor Tagarev

11.15-15.00   Emerging Methods for Cyber Security and Resilience: AI, Blockchain, Fuzzy Sets

           Moderator: Dr. George Sharkov

    12.45-13.30   Lunch

    15.00-15.15   Coffee break

      15.15-17.45   Effective, Efficient and Cyber Resilient Organizations and Operations

                  Moderator: Dr. Velizar Shalamanov

          15.15-17.45   Policies and Solutions for Industry and Critical Infrastructure Protection

                     Moderator: Prof. Vyacheslav Kharchenko

          Friday, 4 October 2019

          08.30-09.00   Registration

          09.00-10.45   Research-based Innovation in Cyber Security and Resilience

                     Moderator: Dr. George Sharkov

            10.45-11.00   Coffee break 

            11.00-12.45   Research-based Innovation in Cyber Security and Resilience (cont.)

              12.45-13.00   Preliminary Summary and Future Steps

                          Moderator: Prof. Todor Tagarev