Cooperative Cyber Defence
Centre of Excellence
Tallinn, Estonia

Agenda & Speakers

Tuesday, September 8, 2009

9.00-15.30   Cyber Security Legal Aspects Training Day (not part of the Conference Program, accessible to Conference participants upon request) Details of the training can be downloaded from here .

Bus leaves from Swissotel at 8.30

18.45            Assembly in Swissotel Lobby

19.00           Conference Ice-Breaker at Restaurant Vertigo

Wednesday, September 9, 2009

8.00             Registration and Good Morning Coffee

9.00             Session Zero: Setting the Stage

Welcoming Remarks by Col Ilmar Tamm (CCD COE)

9.10             Keynote Address by H.E. Toomas Hendrik Ilves, President of the Republic of Estonia

9.40             Group Photo

10.00           Keynote Address by MGen Glynne Hines, Director NATO HQC3S

10.20           Frameworks for International Cyber Security: Underlying Concepts for the Conference, by Ms. Eneken Tikk, CCD COE

10.45           Coffee Break

11.15           Session 1: Country Reports on Cyber Security Strategy

                     Moderator: Mr. Kenneth Geers, Cooperative Cyber Defence Centre of Excellence

Estonian Cyber Security Strategy after Lessons from 2007

                      By Ms. Heli Tiirmaa-Klaar, Ministry of Defense

Sweden’s Approach to National Cyber Security

                     By Mr. Per Oscarson, Swedish Civil Contingencies Agency

Cyber Security Strategy of the United Kingdom

                     By Wg CDR Adrian Frost, UK MOD

13.00           Lunch

14.00           Session 2: Autopsy of a Cyber Conflict

                      Moderator: Ms. Maeve L. Dion, George Mason University Center for Infrastructure Protection

Lawyer’s Look at a Cyber Incident

                     By Prof. Daniel Ryan, USA, National Defense University, Information Resources Management Center

Cyber Conflict in Bits and Bytes

                     By Dr. Bret Michael, USA, Naval Postgraduate School

Industrial Control Systems Perspective

                     By Mr. Joe Weiss, USA, Industry Expert on Control Systems

16.00          Day 1 agenda closes

16.30          Visit to CCD COE (upon request), bus leaves from Swissotel at 16.20

19.00          Conference Dinner at Teachers’ House, buses leave from Swissotel at 18.45; buses back at 21.30 and 22.30.

                      Speech by Mr. Jaak Aaviksoo, Minister of Defence of the Republic of Estonia

Thursday, September 10, 2009


8.15             Good Morning Coffee

9.00             Session 3: Cyber Security Institutionalized – Pieces of an Effective Defence Model

        International Organizations’ Legal and Policy Approaches to Cyber Incident

        by Ms. Eneken Tikk, Estonia, CCD COE

10.00           ICANN’s Developments in the Field of International Cyber Security

                     By Ms. Yurie Ito, Japan, Director of Global Security Programs for ICANN

10.30           Coffee Break

11.00           Public-Private Partnerships and National Input to International Cyber Security   

        By Ms. Maeve Dion, USA, GMU CIP

12.00           Lunch

13.00          Session 4: Breakout

16.00          Day 2 agenda closes

17.00          City Tour Group 1

18.15          City Tour Group 2

Friday, September 11, 2009


8.15             Good Morning Coffee

9.00             Conclusions from Breakout Sessions

10.00           Session 5: Enhanced Frameworks for International Cyber Security

                      Moderator: Prof. Thomas C. Wingfield, US Army Command and General Staff

Law of Armed Conflict / Military Perspective

                     By Prof. Derek Jinks, USA, Charles H. Stockton Chair of International Law U.S. Naval War College

Law Enforcement Perspective

                    By Dr. Thomas Ramsauer, Germany, Federal Ministry of Interior          

National Defence Law / Government’s Perspective

                   By Mr. Lauri Almann, Estonia, Aare Raig Attorneys-at-Law

Information Society Law / User Perspective

                  By Prof. Lilian Edwards, UK, University of Sheffield

11.45        Observers’ Comments and Conclusions  

                  Moderator: Prof. Julie Ryan, USA, George Washington University

Mr. John Bumgarner, USA, Research Director for Security Technology, U.S. Cyber Consequences Unit                

Mr. Jason Healey, USA, Cyber Conflict Studies Association

Mr. Andy Crocker, UK, AGC Solutions LTD

12.45      Closing Remarks by Col Ilmar Tamm

13.00      Conference closes

14.00      Conference Ending Lunch at Restaurant “Pärl”, bus leaves from Swissotel at 13.45


10 September 2009 Video of the Presidents keynote address avaliable
10 September 2009 Photo of the Conference
09 September 2009 President of Estonia opened International Cyber Conflict Legal and Policy Conference
28 August 2009 Conference Registration Finished
17 August 2009 Cyber Security Legal Aspects Training Day Details published