Travel: Warsaw Study Visit (Poland)

Deadline: February 24, 2016

Study visit to Warsaw involving stakeholders from V4 countries and Ukraine is a first activity within the project. During the visit we would like to arrange a several round table discussion between Visegrad experts and Ukrainian guests, as well as specialist seminars. Also, we will establish cooperation with one of the Polish energy companies in order to organize an presentation regarding solutions and good practices in ICS cyber security.

The two-day programme, March 15-18, 2016, consists seminars, round table discussions  and presentations on protection of critical infrastructure in Europe, geopolitics game behind Nord Stream II, energy sector computer emergency response teams, European security challenges, information security and more. We are looking for IT & energy experts, officials, opinion leaders, NGO representatives, academia representatives, aspiring security leaders and managers. If you are interested in cyber security, energy sector and geopolitics and your nationality is either Polish, Ukrainian, Slovak, Czech or Hungarian, you are welcome to apply.

Flight tickets, accommodation and meals during the visit are provided. Participating in the project is free of charge. If you wish to apply for the visit, please fill out the form or contact Mr. Kamil Gapiński ( for more information!

Study Visit Agenda:
  • March 15 – Arrival to Warsaw
  • March 16 – Day 1:
    • 9.00-10.30 – “Challenges towards Cyber Security cooperation in Europe”
      National Cryptology Center; presentation + discussion
    • 10.45-12.15 – “Geopolitics Behind Energy Security in Central-Eastern Europe”
      Mr. Tomasz Daborowski (Center for Eastern Studies);
      seminar + discussion
    • 12.25-13.00 – Lunch
    • 15.00-16.30 – “Need for energy sector CERT?”
      Mr. MIROSŁAW MAJ (Cybersecurity Foundation);
      seminar + discussion
    • 16.45-18-15 – “Protection of Critical Infrastructure in European Union”
      Dr JOANNA KULESZA (Casimir Pulaski Foundation, University of Lodz);
      seminar + discussion
    • 19.00 – Dinner
  • March 17 – Day 2:
    • 9.00-10.30 – “Russo-Ukrainian Conflict – a Polish perspective”
      Mr. Zbigniew Pisarski (Casimir Pulaski Foundation, President of the Board);
      round table discussion
    • 10.45-12.15 – “Information security – good practices” TBC seminar
    • 12.30-13.00 – Lunch
    • 13.15-14.45 – “Cyber security of critical infrastructure – research conclusions”
      Dr. Dominika Dziwisz (Kościuszko Institute, Research Fellow; Jagiellonian University, adjunct); seminar + discussion
    • 15.00-16.30 – “Industrial Control Systems” TBC seminar
    • 16.45-18.15 – “V4 + Ukraine – prospects for cooperation”
      Polish-Ukrainian Chamber of Commerce; seminar\
    • 19.00 – Dinner
  • March 18 – Departure from Warsaw