The Event

This conference is organised by the European Commission, the Regional Council of Nouvelle-Aquitaine, its Development and Innovation Agency and its regional partners. The main goal is to exchange views on the importance of the challenge of sustainable development for European defence industries. The event will encourage participants to exchange best practices and introduce existing solutions contributing to the greening of the sector and implementing the Green Deal objectives, enhance synergies between civil and defence companies, identify needs from the industry and introduce EU programmes supporting R&D. The event is taking place in the framework of the European Network of Defence-related Regions.

In-person Event


24 January 2022

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The Agenda

Discover the different sessions and speakers planned for the EUROPEAN CONFERENCE – Towards a Greener Defence: the Challenge of Sustainable Development for European Defence Industries


The Speakers

Alain Rousset

President of the Regional Council of Nouvelle-Aquitaine

Speaker's Biography

Nicolas Laval

Project and Programme Manager,
Safran Ceramics

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Elena Garbarino

Project Officer Circular Economy,
The European Defence Agency (EDA)

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Robert Hell

External Relations Manager,
GKN Aerospace

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Policy Officer at European Commission, DG ENER

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Matej Gajzer

Managing Director, Slovenian Energy and Environment Partnership in Defence

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Business Development Manager at EASY POWER S.A.

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Professor at Bordeaux INP

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Training Director at AEROCAMPUS Aquitaine

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