TADIC – 2003 “Challenges and Prospects”

NATO and the Transatlantic Center of the German Marshall Fund of the United States co-sponsored a high level Conference on July 18, designed to explore key issues affecting defence industrial cooperation across the Atlantic.

The Conference took place at the Résidence Palace, 155 Rue de la Loi, in the centre of Brussels.

The Secretary General of NATO, Lord Robertson, delivered the keynote address,  followed by a high-level US panel consisting of US Assistant Secretary of State for Political-Military Affairs, Mr. Lincoln Bloomfield, and US Deputy Under-Secretary of Defense for Technology Security Policy and Counter-Proliferation, Ms. Lisa Bronson and an industry/International organization panel, consisting of Mr. Robert D. Bauerlein (Boeing), Mr. Thomas M. Culligan (Raytheon), Dr. Tom Enders (EADS), and Mr. Rick Kirkland (Lockheed Martin), Dr. Simon Serfaty of the US Center for Strategic and International Studies, Professor Ethan Kapstein of the INSEAD Business School, Fontainebleau, Messrs Servolle, O’Blenis and Jonge Poerink from the NATO Industrial Advisory Group and Ernst Van Hoek from the Western European Armaments Group gave the respective views