PLATH Intelligence Workshop

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Some of the world's leading thinkers and industries will take part in the PLATH GmbH Intelligence Workshop preceding the EW Europe conference on 5 June 2018.


PLATH Intelligence Workshop 2018



Time                                Topic   Speaker 
10:00 - 10:10 Chairman welcome Air Marshall Philip Sturley CB MBE BSc FRAeS CCMI
10:10 - 10:40 Opening keynote Colonel GS Ernst Grossenbacher -  Head of Military Operations and Doctrine EWar, Swiss Armed Forces,
Command Support Organization CSO,  Center for Electronic Operations CEOP, Switzerland


Session 1 - SIGINT in a box: compact but flexible


10:40 - 11:00 New concepts to face fast changing communication behavior Eyal Danan, Managing Director, IAI/ELTA Systems Europe
11:00 - 11:20 Facing multiple platform-requirements for sensors Dr. Hubert Piontek, Director Strategic EW Business, HENSOLDT Sensors GmbH
11:20 - 11:40 Tactical and strategic opportunities of technical analysis Stéphane Sabatier, CEO, Serpikom
11:40 - 12:00 Do's and don'ts of extendable software architecture Dr. Andreas Schwolen-Backes, Managing Director for Radio Reconaissance Systems  (RRS), PLATH GmbH
12:00 - 13:30 Lunch
13:30 - 13:40 Fish Bowl - answering your questions Air Marshal Philip Sturley CB MBE BSc FRAeS CCMI


Session 2 - Cyber Security: the new arms race?


13:40 -14:00 Cyber threats, risks and how to avert them Prof. Dr. Marc K. Peter, VP Global Business, Dreamlab Technologies AG
14:00 - 14:20 Perimeter defence is lost – zero trust is the new model Martin Ruubel, President, Guardtime
14:20 - 14:40 Cyber security center: how useful are attack maps? Stefan Vogt, Technical Marketing Manager, innoSysTec GmbH
14:40 - 15:30 Coffee Break
15:10 - 15:20 Fish Bowl - answering your questions Air Marshal Philip Sturley CB MBE BSc FRAeS CCMI


Session 3 - Panel Discussion


15:20 - 16:20 Panel Discussion: EW and Cyber Security - teo sides of the same coin

Hosted by: & Heinz Schulte, Editor in Chief, Griephan Verlag GmbH & Co. KG

Guest: Nico Scharfe, CEO, PLATH GmbH
Guest: Riccardo Sibillia, Head of Cyber Threat Analysis, CSO CEOP, Swiss Armed
Guest: Wilfried Karl, President, VITiS Central Office for Information Technology in the Security Sector

16:20 - 16:30 Closing remarks and end of workshop 
16:30 - 18:30 Exhibition opening drinks reception


Sponsors & Partners

Workshop Sponsor


Event Partner

Leonardo DRS

Supporting Media Partners

Lead Media Partner



  • Shephard Media